New York

Gershwin Theatre

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1933 capacity
The Gershwin Theatre, the largest Broadway venue, in New York City is known for its stunning aesthetics, exceptional acoustics, and iconic performances.

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Gershwin Theatre location and directions

Gershwin Theatre

222 West 51st Street (between Broadway & 8th Avenue), New York, NY, USA, 10019


Wheelchair access, free handheld devices for hard-of-hearing or deaf, audio description devices for the blind

About Gershwin Theatre

The Gershwin Theatre is a breathtakingly stunning Broadway theater located in the heart of New York City. Named in honor of renowned composer George Gershwin and his brother lyricist Ira Gershwin, it was opened in 1972 and currently remains the largest Broadway theater with a capacity of around 1933 seats. Designed by set designer Ralph Alswang, the architectural aesthetics of the theater are a delightful blend of Art Nouveau and Art Deco styles. Over the years, it has hosted some of the most iconic and award-winning Broadway shows including 'Show Boat', 'Sweeney Todd', and its longest running show, the 'Wicked' that has been playing since 2003. The interior is beautifully adorned with ornate details and offers modern technological features promising a remarkable theatrical experience. In addition to its captivating beauty and grandeur, the theater is also known for exceptional acoustics which enhances the enjoyment of each performance.

How to get to the venue

The Gershwin Theatre is readily accessible by public transport with the closest subway stations being 50th Street on the 1 line and 50th Street on the C and E lines. Several bus lines also serve the area. If you prefer to drive, there are multiple paid parking lots in proximity to the theater. It is situated at 222 W. 51st St., perfectly positioned between Broadway and 8th Ave.

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