This guide on the Schoenfeld Theatre Seating Chart will help you find the best seats in the house. Get real-time seat availability and pricing, insider tips on the best seats and more.
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Navigating The Schoenfeld Theatre Seating Chart
The Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre has a total seat count of 1079 across 2 primary sections - Orchestra (653 seats) and Mezzanine (392 seats) along with 24 seats at the box. Check out real-time availability and recommended seats on our Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre Seating Chart.
• Value for money seats
Rows K to P in Orchestra and middle mezzanine seats (rows E to G) are quite decent too .
• If money were no matter
Within this premium orchestra section, row B, which is the third row from the stage, is at the perfect distance from the stage.
• Best views of the stage
Orchestra - middle seats (105-110) of the front couple of rows (AA-B).
Front Mezzanine - Second in line are the front mezzanine rows A to D.
• Best Legroom
Row A in Orchestra, Row A in mezzanine and corner seats.
Schoenfeld Theatre Orchestra
The orchestra section of Schoenfeld Theatre holds a total of 621 seats, making it the biggest seating section of the theater.
With 19 rows from AA to S, the orchestra section is further divided into three subsections, left orchestra, right orchestra, and center orchestra. The left orchestra seats are odd numbered, falling between 1-27, the center orchestra seats are subsequently numbered from 101 to 114, the right orchestra seats are even numbered in the range of 2-28.
Schoenfeld Theatre Mezzanine
The second and only elevated section in the Schoenfeld Theatre is the mezzanine. With a total seat count of 392, this section is considerably smaller than the orchestra. The section itself is divided into three subsections, just like the orchestra and has 10 rows in total from A to K.
Which Seats Offer The Best View?
The best seats in Schoenfeld Theater are undeniably the middle seats (105-110) of the front couple of rows (AA-B). Within this premium section, row B, which is the third row from the stage, is at the perfect distance from the stage. Understandably, the ticket prices for these seats are also among the highest in the theater.
Second in line are the front mezzanine rows A to D. The middle seats in these rows also offer a great aerial view of the stage without any obstructions and are priced similarly, if not lower, to the premium orchestra seats.
Which seats/section offer the best value for money?
If you’re on a budget and need decent seats that don’t cost a bomb, we’ve your back. Typically, the middle rows of the middle orchestra section of any theatre tick the value of money box pretty well. That’s is the case with Schoenfeld Theatre as well and you can find relatively cheaper tickets for Come From Away in rows K to P.
The middle mezzanine seats (rows E to G) are quite decent too and offer great value for money.
30-Second Takeaway: Schoenfeld Theatre
- Originally named Plymouth Theater, Schoenfeld was rechristened in 2005 in honor of legendary playwright Gerald Schoenfeld.
- With a seating capacity of 1079, spread across the orchestra, mezzanine, box and standing row, Schoenfeld is a moderately sized theater.
- The orchestra section has 621 seats in total, with all seats between row AA to P providing a clean, unobstructed view of the stage.
- The elevated mezzanine is relatively smaller, with a seat count of 392. In this section, the best seats fall in the center of the first five rows (A-E).
- For a private theater viewing experience, the theater also houses 24 box seats in total, present on either side of the orchestra. Do note that the view is not the best from the box seats.
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The Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre has a total seat count of 1079 across 2 primary sections - Orchestra (653 seats) and Mezzanine (392 seats) along with 24 seats at the box.
The best seats in Schoenfeld Theater are undeniably the middle seats (105-110) of the front couple of rows (AA-B). Within this premium section, row B, which is the third row from the stage, is at the perfect distance from the stage.
Access to the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre is step-free from 236 West 45th Street, and accessible seating can be easily reached in the Orchestra. Wheelchair, transfer and companion seats are available at every performance in the back rows of the Orchestra.