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Kenneth C. Griffin Theatre, popularly known as the Shed, is located in the heart of New York’s cultural district. Known for its innovative architecture and world-class performances, the theater is a prime destination for theater-goers and tourists alike. Whether you're a seasoned theater enthusiast or a first-time visitor, the theater offers a compelling array of performances that captivate and inspire.

1200 Seats

Wheelchair Accessible

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About The Shed

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  • Total seating capacity: 1200 seats.
  • Orchestra: The largest section with 500 seats, offering an immersive experience close to the stage and ideal for those who wish to feel part of the action.
  • Mezzanine: Elevated viewing with 400 seats, providing excellent sightlines and acoustics. Perfect for patrons who appreciate a detailed view of the stage from a comfortable distance.
  • Balcony: 300 seats, offering a panoramic view of the stage at a higher vantage point. Best for guests looking for an overall view at a more affordable price.

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  • Bus: Buses M11, M12, and M34 are frequent and connect to various parts of the city.
  • Subway: The nearest stations are 34th Street Hudson Yards and 34th Penn Street, served by A, C, E, 1, 2, 3, and 7 trains from almost anywhere in New York City.
  • Parking: The theater does not have a dedicated parking area, but several public parking garages are available within walking distance. The closest are beneath Hudson Yards and a garage across the street at 552 West 30th Street.
  • Recommended Mode of Transport: The subway is the quickest and most reliable form of transportation to the theater, especially during peak hours when traffic can significantly delay surface transport.

Frequently asked questions about The Shed

How old is the The Shed in New York?

The Kenneth C. Griffin Theater or the Shed was established in the late 20th century and has been a prominent part of New York’s theater scene for several decades.

When was the The Shed built?

It was constructed and officially opened to the public in the 1990s.

What is the address of the The Shed?

545 W 30th St, New York, NY 10001, United States.

What is the seating capacity of The Shed?

It has a seating capacity of 1200, offering a mix of orchestra, mezzanine, and balcony seats to accommodate a diverse audience.

Is there a dress code for The Shed?

There is no strict dress code for attending performances at the theater, but smart casual wear is recommended to align with the venue’s elegant ambiance.

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