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Music Box Theatre was built in the year 1921 to house Irving Berlin’s The Music Box Revue after his friend Sam H. Harris, a theatrical producer, promised the famous songwriter that he would find a theatre to showcase a Revue written by him. The theatre has housed some of the most riveting shows since its opening almost a century ago, like Paris, a musical by Cole Porter, Invitation to a March by Arthur Laurent, The Homecoming by Harold Pinter, and some Tony Award winning theatre plays like Jerusalem, Two Guvnors, and One Man.

If you’re looking to catch the show, our Music Box Theatre seating chart has all the information you could possibly need.

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Venue Details


Address:Music Box Theatre, 1633 Broadway, 234 West 50th Street, New York

Opened: 1921

Seating Capacity: 1025
Orchestra : 583 (Wheelchair accessible)
Mezzanine : 455
Boxes : 16
Standing Room : 16

Seating Chart
Check out the Music Box Theatre Seating Chart here.

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Practical Information


Section Accessibility

Orchestra: All the seats in the Orchestra section are accessible without stairs. Wheelchair seating is available in the Orchestra section only, and rest of the theatre is wheelchair inaccessible

Mezannine: The Mezzanine level is located two flights up (38 steps) and the entrance to this section is behind row L

Available Facilities

Restroom: Wheelchair accessible restroom available onthe main floor.
Elevators: Not available.
Water Fountain: Lobby area. Accessible at 36"
Payphone: Located in the lobby. Accessible at 54"

Handy Tips


  • The Music Box Theatre is not completely wheelchair accessible but the seating is accessible to the orchestra level.
  • There are no elevators or escalators in the theatre.
  • The theater has wheelchair accessible restroom available. Please contact the theater usher for assistance in finding the restroom.
  • Music Box Theatre is equipped to provide its mobility impaired patrons. Please contact the theater usher.
  • If you’re not sure about where exactly your seat is based on just the seat number, please contact your ticket seller and ask them the exact seat location.
  • Dear Evan Hansen is 2 hour 30 minutes long show with one intermission so you can take a break in the middle.

Getting There


The Music Box Theatre is located at 239 W 45th St, right in the heart of Broadway. Being in such a high demand, the area is well connected and have many options when it comes to accessibility.

Driving your own vehicle in NYC can be a pain. Fret not! There’s always the reliable New York City public transport you can count on! There are many buses and metro trains you can take to reach the Music Box Theatre. Buses plying to Theatre District are M104, M42, M6, M10, and M27/50. If travelling by subway is more your thing, you can take the 1, 9, C or E train to 50th Street or the N or R train to 49th Street.

Restaurants near Music Box Theatre


You can make your Broadway experience extra special with our hand-picked selection of the best restaurants near Music Box Theatre. If you’re looking for an in-depth guide for food options in the Theatre District, we have got you covered. Looking for a quick bite before or after your Broadway show? Here our some of our favorite restaurants around the Music Box Theatre:

1. Trattoria Trecolori: If you are fan of Italian food, this restaurant is definitely a must try.

2. Carmine's:For people travelling with their family, Carmine’s would be a good place for a delicious meal.

3. Junior's: Junior’s offers the complete American experience as it’s a diner with a variety of local dishes and soups on its menu.

4. DB Bistro Moderne: Located in Theatre District, Daniel Boulud’s Moderne serves modern French bistro cuisine with a touch of America.

5. Patzeria Perfect Pizza: Head here if you are in the mood for some pizza or fast food.

5. The Mean Fiddler: An Irish Pub, The Mean Fiddler is a cosy place with great food and drink options..

Didn’t find what you were looking for? Check out our Theatre District Restaurants Guide for even more fantastic dining options in and around Broadway district.

FAQs: Music Box Theatre


How old is the Music Box Theatre in New York?

101.

When was the Music Box Theatre built?

Opened in 1921, the Music Box Theatre was designed by C. Howard Crane in a Palladian-inspired style and was constructed for Irving Berlin and Sam H. Harris.

What is the address of the Music Box Theatre?

3733 N Southport Ave, Chicago, IL 60613, United States

What is the seating capacity of Music Box Theatre?

1,025.