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Stephen Sondheim Theatre Seating Chart

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This guide on the Stephen Sondheim 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.

Navigating the Stephen Sondheim Theatre Seating Chart


Stephen Sondheim Theatre - Recommended Seats

Value for money seats
Center Orchestra Rows H to L and Rows CC and EE in the mezzanine
If money were no matter
Center Orchestra - Middle rows C to G.
Best views of the stage
Orchestra - Rows C to G, are considered the best.
Mezzanine - Center seats in the Mezzanine also have some great seats because of its elevated nature. The front rows AA to BB are amongst the best in the theatre and some people even prefer them over the front orchestra seats.
Best Legroom
Row A in Orchestra, Row A in Mezzanine and corner seats

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Stephen Sondheim Theatre Orchestra

The Stephen Sondheim Theater orchestra section is almost double the size of the mezzanine, with a total seat count of 669. These seats are spread across three section, left orchestra, center orchestra, and right orchestra with 21 rows in total from A to U.

The three subsections, left, right, and center, each have varying numbers of rows and seats, with center orchestra being the biggest. The left and right orchestra seats are odd (1 to 21) and even (2-22) numbered respectively while the center subsection seats are consecutively (101 to 119) numbered.

Stephen Sondheim Theatre Mezzanine

The mezzanine section is the only elevated seating area in the theatre (apart from the 4 box seats in either corners). With a total seat count of 349, the mezzanine is relatively smaller, especially when compared to the massive orchestra. This section has 9 rows in total, from AA to JJ.

The center mezzanine is the biggest subsection with consecutively numbered seats falling in the range of 101 to 121. The left subsection is odd numbered, with seats numbered in the range of 1-19 while the right subsection has even numbered seats in the range of 2 to 20.

Which Seats Offer the Best View?


Since there are only two major sections in the theatre and considering the fact that it’s smaller than your regular Broadway theatre, finding the best seats in the Stephen Sondheim Theater is not a challenge. Also, since the theatre is small, most seats offer a pretty good look at the stage, making your choice even easier.

In the orchestra section, the front four rows, C to G, are considered the best. Within these rows, the center seats (107 to 114) are directly in front of the stage and are also close enough to provide clear sound and an unobstructed view. The next section, mezzanine also has some great seats because of its elevated nature. The front rows AA to CC are amongst the best in the theatre and some people even prefer them over the front orchestra seats. In the front three rows, the middle seats numbered 107 to 114 are the best.

The seat options we have mentioned above are also the most expensive. If you’re looking for something a bit more budget-friendly, our next section is for you.

Which Seats/Section Offer the Best Value for Money?


While the premium orchestra and front mezzanine seats offer the best view, they’re the most expensive too. Unfortunately, buying tickets upwards of $200 is not an option for everyone. That’s where the middle rows of these sections come into play. Both the orchestra and the mezzanine have decent middle row seats that offer a clean look at the stage and aren’t too heavy on the pockets!

Specifically, Rows H to L in the orchestra and Rows CC and FF in the mezzanine, fall firmly in the value for money category with average ticket prices falling in the range of $115 to $120.

30-Second Takeaway: Stephen Sondheim Theater


  • The Stephen Sondheim Theater is what one might describe as a relatively small theatre. The theatre is equipped with 1026 seats in total.
  • The seats are spread across two primary sections, the orchestra and the mezzanine. There are some additional seats available in the box section as well.
  • The Stephen Sondheim Theater orchestra is the biggest section in the house with a total seat count of 669. The front rows A to E hold some of the best seats in the theatre.
  • The elevated mezzanine section has 349 seats in total and the best seats can be found in rows AA to CC.
  • If you prefer a private theatre viewing experience, there are limited box seats available on either side of the theatre too. Note that only 8 box seats are available so you’ll have to make your booking far in advance.
  • The Stephen Sondheim Theater is presently home to Mrs. Doubtfire.
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FAQs:


How many sections does Stephen Sondheim Theatre have?

The Stephen Sondheim Theatre has a capacity of 1023 seats. Section capacities are 669 Orchestra and 354 Mezzanine.

Where are the best seats in Stephen Sondheim Theatre?

The best seats in the Stephen Sondheim Theatre are across the front rows of the Center Orchestra and Center Mezzanine. In particular, rows C to G, Center Orchestra sit at a very desirable distance from the stage that makes the most of proximity without being uncomfortable.

What is the seating capacity of Stephen Sondheim Theatre New York?

1,055

Which section has wheelchair accessibility at Stephen Sondheim Theatre?

There are six wheelchair accessible seats in the Orchestra (Row A Seats 7 and 8, Row T Seats 1 and 2, 13 and 14) and six wheelchair accessible seats in the mezzanine (Row JJ seats 102, 104, 114, 116, 15 and 16).