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Stephen Sondheim Theatre | Complete Theatre Guide

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Stephen Sondheim Theatre | An Overview

Opened : 1918

Currently Playing : Mrs. Doubtfire

Longest Running Show: The Carole King Musical

Box Office Hours: Monday - Saturday: 10am - 8pm
Sunday : Noon - 6pm

Number of Seats: 1055 seats | Orchestra (669 seats), Mezzanine (349 seats)

Available Facilities: Coat check, Wheelchair accessible, In-house bar, Water fountain.

A Brief History Of Stephen Sondheim Theatre

Formerly known as Henry Miller's Theatre, the Stephen Sondheim Theatre is a popular Broadway venue located at 124 West 43rd Street. The theatre opened on 1st April 1918 with the play “The Fountain of Youth”. The first air-conditioned theatre in Manhattan, Stephen Sondheim Theatre was designed by architects Paul R. Allen and Ingalls & Hoffman.

Henry Miller, an American actor and producer, built the theatre and named it after himself. Miller's son sold the theatre to the Nederlander Organization in 1966, who sold it to Seymour Durst. After many years of being passed around, including a slint as a club entitled Kit Kat Club, the theatre was acquired by the Roundabout Theatre Company in 2007.

Stephen Sondheim Theatre has hosted many notable productions, including The Country Wife, Witness for the Prosecution, Cabaret, Bye Bye Birdie, Anything Goes, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical and many others.

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Mrs. Doubtfire - Stephen Sondheim Theatre

Best Seats in Stephen Sondheim Theatre

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Value for money

Middle seats in rows H to L of the center orchestra and middle seats in rows CC and EE of the mezzanine.

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Best views of the stage

Middle seats of rows C to G in the orchestra and the front rows AA and BB of the mezzanine.

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Most expensive seats

Middle seats in rows A and B of the orchestra.

Interact with the Stephen Sondheim Theatre Seating Chart before buying your tickets.

Currently Playing at Stephen Sondheim Theatre

Mrs. Doubtfire

A struggling, out-of-work actor named Daniel Hillard will do anything for his kids, including cross-dressing as their new nanny after losing custody in a messy divorce. He disguises himself as a Scottish woman, Euphegenia Doubtfire, and takes on the role of his children's new caretaker, learning more about being a father through this process. A hysterical and heartfelt story about holding onto your loved ones against all odds, Mrs. Doubtfire is the next big musical comedy for families — of all kinds. Know More

Broadway Shows Screened at Stephen Sondheim in the Past

Facilities Available at Stephen Sondheim Theatre

  1. Accessible Seats
  2. Concessions
  3. Coat Check
  4. Restrooms

Handy Tips

  • There are no steps to the designated wheelchair seating locations. Do note that there are steps between rows in the orchestra.
  • Please note that there are steps to the mezzanine and entrance to the second level is at the back of the mezzanine.
  • For patrons with hearing impairment, assisted listening devices are available at the theatre.
  • Drinks and snacks are available for purchase on both levels of the theater.
  • While the theater is underground, every level is accessible via elevator and there are no steps into the theater.

Getting To Stephen Sondheim Theatre

By Bus :

Buses plying to the Stephen Sondheim Theater are M104, M42, M6, M10, and M27/50

By Subway :

Take the 1, 9, C or E train to 50th Street or the N or R train to 49th Street to reach the theatre.

Parking Near Stephen Sondheim Theatre

Stephen Sondheim Theatre has many paid parking spots nearby, including 1411 Broadway, LAZ Parking, Edison ParkFest and Impark.

Hotels Near Stephen Sondheim Theatre

Restaurants Near Stephen Sondheim Theatre

  • Connolly’s :Boasting beautiful wood-paneled decor, this Irish pub offers delectable bar food.
  • DB Bistro Moderne: Daniel Boulud’s Moderne serves contemporary French bistro cuisine in NYC.
  • Carmine's: Looking for authentic Italian flavors on Broadway? Carmine’s is your answer to home-style Italian food in NYC.
  • John’s Pizzeria: Serving trademark thin-crust pizzas, John’s Pizzeria in 260, West 44th Street, is the perfect post-theatre eatery.
  • Sardi’s: Featuring caricatures of iconic celebrities on its wall, Sardi's serves scrumptious continental cuisine.

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