This guide on the Shubert Theater 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.
Navigating the Shubert Theatre Seating Chart
Shubert Theatre Recommended Seats
• Value for money seats
Orchestra - Rows L to S are are prime value for money seats
Mezzanine and Balcony - Rows E to G in the mezzanine section and the front couple of rows (A-C) in the balcony are also value for money .
• If money were no matter
Orchestra - Middle seats (106-108) in the front row AAA offer the best look at the stage without any obstructions and also have the clearest sound.
Mezzanne - Middle seats (106-109) in the front few rows (A-B) offen an advantageous view of the stage.
• Best views of the stage
Orchestra - center orchestra rows F to M.
Front Mezzanine - the front few rows from A to D
• Best Legroom
Row A in Orchestra, row A in mezzanine, row A in balcony and corner seats.
Shubert Theatre Orchestra
With 649 seats, the Shubert Theater orchestra is the biggest seating section in the theatre by a wide margin. The section has 20 rows in total starting from A and ending with U. Since the section is quite large, it can be divided into three smaller subsections, left orchestra, center orchestra, and right orchestra.
The center orchestra has the maximum seats and also the best seats in the theatre in terms of the view offered. The seats here are numbered 101 to 114 without any breaks and move from right to left. The right orchestra has one row less than the center section, from A to T and even numbered seats in the range of 2 to 28. Lastly, we have the left orchestra where the seats are odd numbered and fall in the range of 1 to 27.
Some of the right and left orchestra seats all the way to the sides are marked as partial view like row D seats 28 & 30 or row L seats 28 & 30.
The mezzanine section of the Shubert, while smaller than the orchestra, is still the second biggest section in the theatre. The 410 seats in this section are spread across 10 rows from A to K and divided into three subsections.
The left mezzanine section has odd numbered seats in the range of 1 to 27, the right mezzanine has even numbered seats falling in the range of 2-28. Seats in the center mezzanine are consecutively numbered in the range of 101-114.
The balcony section holds some of the cheapest seats in the theatre being the farthest from the stage. The 350 seats are again spread across three subsections, left, center and right and 9 rows from A to J.
The left balcony seats are odd numbered and fall in the range of 1 to 27, the center balcony has consecutively numbered seats starting from 101 to 114, and the right balcony subsection has even numbered seats in the range of 2 to 28.
Which Seats Offer the Best View?
Getting the best seats for a show you’re planning to watch is a very important part of the booking process. Allow to help you out with some insider tips.
The best seats for Hello Dolly! are center orchestra rows F to M. The seats are not too close to the stage, which can often lead to missing the finer details of the set, and aren’t too far back that you can’t see a thing. In the mezzanine section, the front few rows from A to D don’t face the same problem as the front orchestra rows since they are elevated. Since the seats are elevated, you can get a great look at everything that’s happening in t stage.
Which Seats/Section Offer the Best Value for Money?
If you’re looking for a great time on Broadway but have budgetary restrictions, we have the best value for money seats for Hello, Dolly! listed below for you. The ticket prices for center orchestra rows L to S are quite reasonable and will provide the best deals and are prime value for money seats! You can also get a good deal by finding tickets on the side orchestra with a low seat number which will keep you close to the center of the stage.
Rows E to G in the mezzanine section and the front couple of rows (A-C) in the balcony are also value for money considering the clean view on offer and ticket prices.
30-Second Takeaway: Shubert Theatre
- Shubert Theater is an average sized theatre with 1419 seats in total spread across three sections, orchestra, mezzanine, and balcony.
- The orchestra section is the biggest section in the theatre with a total seat count of 649, excluding the 13 seats in the pit. The best seats in this seating section, and the theatre, can be found in middle seats of rows F to M.
- The second biggest section is the mezzanine with 410 seats. Many consider the mezzanine section to be better than the orchestra because it’s elevated. The best seats are 101 to 114 in the first four rows, A to D.
- The last primary section is the balcony which is the furthest away from the theater and has 350 seats in total, excluding the 26 seats in the standing row.
- If you’re looking for a private theatre viewing experience, there are box seats in the Shubert Theater as well. The 16 box seats are on either side of the orchestra section.
- The Shubert Theatre has been selected as a New York City landmark, and it fills a special place in Broadway theatre history, being the heart of the Broadway theatre district and emblematic of the organization’s dedication to the art of theatre.
- The show has been a breakout hit since its premiere with average occupancy hitting the plus 100% mark on many occasions. Getting the best seats for a show this popular would require that you book your tickets in advance.
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Shubert Theatre - FAQs
Shubert Theater has 1419 seats in total spread across 3 sections - Orchestra (649 seats), Mezzanine (410 seats), Balcony (360 seats) and 16 box seats on either side of the orchestra section.
The best seats are 101 to 114 in the first four rows, A to D. The last primary section is the balcony which is the furthest away from the theater and has 350 seats in total, excluding the 26 seats in the standing row.
Shubert Theatre has a seating capacity of 1,502.
The main entrance to the Shubert Theatre and the entrance to the Shubert Hospitality Suite are both accessible. The Shubert has a courtesy wheelchair available upon request. Please ask one of our ushers at the main entrance for assistance upon arrival. The Shubert offers accessible seating at all levels.