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Lyceum Theatre’s seating section is quite similar to a lot of other Broadway theatres. There are three seating sections namely orchestra, mezzanine, and balcony. With 922 seats in total, the theatre is one of the smaller theatres on Broadway. Let’s look at each of the three seating sections in detail.
Lyceum Theatre - Recommended Seats
• Value for money seats
Center Orchestra - Middle seats in rows (F to M) are relatively cheaper than the and offer a good look at the stage
Mezzanine - Middle two sections, both odd and even numbered have good seats in rows D and F.
• If money were no matter
Center Orchestra - The middle seats in the premium orchestras section (A to D)
• Best views of the stage
Center Orchestra - Middle seats of premium orchestra rows (A-D) Mezzanine - Seats 101 to 114 in rows A to C
• Best Legroom
Row A in Orchestra and Row A in front and rear Mezzanine.
Lyceum Theatre Orchestra
The Lyceum Theater orchestra has 15 rows in total starting from AA and ending with O with 398 seats in total. The seats are divided into three subsections namely, left orchestra, center orchestra, and right orchestra.
The left orchestra subsection seats are odd numbered and fall in the range of 1 to 17. There are 2 box seats also available left of this section. The center orchestra subsection is the biggest with consecutively numbered seats in the range of 101 to 114. On the other end, there’s the right orchestra with even numbered seats in the range of 2 to 28. Like the left orchestra, this subsection also has a set of 2 box seats on its right.
Lyceum Theatre Mezzanine
The mezzanine is the first of the two elevated levels in the house and is the second largest with 287 seats. With nine rows (A-J) divided into three sections, left, center, and right, this section houses some of the best seats in the theatre, especially in the first couple of rows.
The left mezzanine section has odd numbered seats in the range of 1 to 23, the right mezzanine has even numbered seats falling in the range of 2-24. Seats in the center mezzanine are consecutively numbered in the range of 101-113.
Lyceum Theatre Balcony
Finally, there’s the balcony section with 210 seats, making it the smallest seating section in the theatre. The balcony section holds some of the cheapest seats in the theatre being the farthest from the stage. The seats are spread across three subsections, left, center and right with seven rows from A to G.
The left balcony seats are odd numbered in the range of 1 to 23, the center balcony has consecutively numbered seats starting from 101 to 113, and the right balcony subsection has even numbered seats in the range of 2 to 24.
Which Seats Offer The Best View?
When watching a Broadway show that involves a lot of theatrics and movement (or any Broadway show, really), your choice of seating matters a lot. While booking whatever seats are available seems like the easy choice, there’s much importance associated to the where you sit. Pick wrongly and you’ll not be able to enjoy the show quite as much. We understand that, which is precisely why we have handpicked the best seats in Lyceum Theatre for you. .
In the Lyceum Theatre, the front orchestra seats in rows C to E are considered the best since they are not too close to the stage and aren’t too far back either. Within the mezzanine section, the middle seats in rows A to C are the most coveted. These seats offer a clean, direct look at the stage and the elevation only makes things better. As with most small theaters, sightlines and acoustics are good from nearly every seats.
Which seats/section offer the best value for money?
The front mezzanine and front orchestra seats mentioned above are truly the best seats in the theatre, but they also happen to be the costliest. We have the best value for money seats in Lyceum Theatre listed below for you.
The middle orchestra rows F-J are quite decent and cost a lot less than the premium orchestra seats. Center seats in rows D to F in the mezzanine section are also value for money considering the clean view on offer and price attached to them. In the balcony section, middle seats in the first two rows (A and B) are also quite decent for the money they cost. But remember, since the Lyceum Theatre is relatively small, there is no such thing as a bad seat.
30-Second Takeaway: Lyceum Theatre
- The Lyceum Theatre has a capacity of 2185 seats. Section capacities are 945 Stalls , 658 Royal Circle and 582 Grand Circle.
- The Lyceum Theatre at 149 West 45th Street is the longest continually-operating theater on Broadway, having first opened in 1903 as the New Lyceum Theatre. It was built by producer and manager David Frohman, and is known for housing plays and revivals.
- The Lyceum Theatre generally feels intimate from front to back, so the middle rows of the Center Mezzanine, and rows F-K in the Center Orchestra, are both good options for patrons who want a clear view of the actors without paying top prices.
- For theatergoers who like to be as close as possible and catch every expression, rows A-D in the Center Orchestra can’t be beaten. For those preferring to take in the whole stage, rows A-C in the Center Mezzanine have great sightlines but still allow patrons to capture enough detail to appreciate individual performances.
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Lyceum Theatre's seating section is quite similar to a lot of other Broadway theatres. There are three seating sections namely orchestra, mezzanine, and balcony. With 922 seats in total, the theatre is one of the smaller theatres on Broadway.
The best seats are around one third of the way from the front of the Stalls in the centre, although those situated at the rear still offer an excellent overall view. The outer row R seats are ideal for patrons who would like extra leg room.
Lyceum Theatre has a seating capacity of 920.
The wheelchair accessible entrance is via a double exit door situated at the front of the theatre on Wellington Street, to the left of the five main doors. This is clearly marked and provides level access to the Accessible Toilets and the Stalls seating area.