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Belasco Theatre | Complete Theatre Guide

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Belasco Theatre | An Overview

Opened : 1907

Longest Running Show: Dead End

Box Office Hours: 10 am to 8 pm | Sunday: 12 pm to 6 pm

Number of Seats: 1016 seats | Orchestra (505), Front Mezzanine (285), Balcony (201)

Available Facilities: Coat check, Accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible seats, Accessible bathrooms, Hearing Assistance, Bar, Food Stall

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A Brief History Of The Belasco Theatre

The theater was originally opened under the name of Stuyvesant Theatre with a production of A Grand Army Man on October 16, 1907. It was built for impresario David Belasco by George Keister, who in 1910, renamed the theatre after himself. The very first production to take place under the new moniker was The Lily, a Belasco interpretation of Le Lys by Leroux. The theater was leased to Katherine Cornell in 1931 and in 1948 the Shubert Organization acquired the theatre. The building was rented for broadcast to NBC from 1949 to 1953 before converting to a conventional theatre.

Belasco Theatre
Belasco Theatre

Best Seats in Belasco Theatre

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Value for money

Mezzanine Center.

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Best views of the stage

Orchestra Center and Mezzanine Center first four rows.

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Most expensive seats

Orchestra Center front seats.

Interact with the Belasco Theatre Seating Chart before buying your tickets.

Facilities Available at Belasco Theatre

  1. Accessible Entrance
  2. Wheelchair Accessible Seats
  3. Unisex Accessible Bathrooms
  4. Water Fountain
  5. Coat Check
  6. Hearing Assistance
  7. Bar

Handy Tips about Belasco Theatre

  • Avoid getting seats at the extreme corner seats of rows B to D as they have an obstructed view.
  • The bar sells products at an increased price. Sort your eating and drinking before you enter the theater. Check our suggestions for restaurants near the Belasco Theatre below.
  • There are a couple of steps after every row on the mezzanine level, so be careful when booking tickets for that section if you face mobility issues.
  • Opt for the first rows of the orchestra and mezzanine level or the corner seats if you need extra legroom. But be warned, these seats a sold out early.
  • Wear warm clothes as the theater tends to get chilly at times owing to its size.

Getting To Belasco Theatre

Located bang in the middle of New York’s Theater District, getting to the Belasco Theater is very easy. If you plan to take the subway there are plenty of choices that you can choose from depending on your starting point. You can either ride the B, D, F, or M train to 42nd Street and 8th Avenue, 1,9 to 42nd Street and Broadway or take the N, Q, R, or W train to 42nd Street and 7th Avenue. Cabs can take you directly to the theater from any part of New York.

Parking Near Belasco Theatre

There are plenty of parking spaces near the theater, too. MPG Parking on West 44th Street or Meyers Parking (MP Times Square Garage) on West 45th Street are good parking choices around Belasco Theatre.

Hotels Near Belasco Theatre

Restaurants Near Belasco Theatre

  • Connolly’s Pub & Restaurant:A wood-paneled Irish pub, Connolly’s is your go-to place for pub food and a beer in New York.
  • DB Bistro Moderne: Located in the Theater District, Daniel Boulud’s Moderne serves modern French bistro cuisine with a touch of America.
  • Carmine's: One of the most popular restaurants on Broadway, Carmine’s is your answer to home-style Italian food in New York.
  • Hunt & Fish Club: Posh space in the AKA Times Square for steak, seafood, caviar & other high-end American fares.
  • Sardi’s: This iconic, continental diner is lined with caricatures of showbiz celebrities making it a hit with locals and tourists alike.

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