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The Winter Garden Theatre is a Broadway theatre at 1634 Broadway in the Midtown Manhattan neighborhood of New York City. It opened in 1911 under designs by architect William Albert Swasey. The Winter Garden's current design dates to 1922, when it was completely remodeled by Herbert J. Krapp. Due to the size of its auditorium, stage, and backstage facilities, it is favored for large musical productions. It has 1,600 seats and is operated by The Shubert Organization. The auditorium interior is a New York City landmark.

Constructed in 1896, the Winter Garden Theatre officially opened in 1911 with the production of Vera Violetta and has since become home to many iconic Broadway productions.

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

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Venue Details


Address: 1634 Broadway, West 50th St.

Opened: 1922

Seating Capacity: 1,526
Orchestra : 1000
Mezzanine : 486
Boxes & Standing Room : 40

Seating Chart
Check out the Winter Garden Theatre Seating Chart here.

Practical Information


Section Accessibility

Orchestra: Seating is accessible to all parts of the Orchestra without steps. There are no steps in the designated wheelchair seating location.
Mezzanine: Located on the 2nd level - up 2 flights (34 steps). Please Note: On the Mezzanine level, there are approximately 2 steps down per row. Entrance to the Mezzanine is behind row K.


Available Facilities

Restroom: Unisex, wheelchair accessible restroom located on orchestra level.
Payphone: Located in the lobby. Accessible at 54".
Water Fountain: Located in the lobby.

Available Facilities

Restroom: Unisex, wheelchair accessible restroom located on orchestra level.
Payphone: Located in the lobby. Accessible at 54".
Water Fountain: Located in the lobby.

Handy Tips


  • The Winter Garden Theatre is not completely wheelchair accessible. While there are no steps into the theatre from the sidewalk, if there are steps, either into or within the theatre, the staff will be unable to provide assistance.
  • Seating is accessible to all parts of the orchestra without steps, making this section ideal for patrons who use a wheelchair. Please note that there are no steps in the designated wheelchair seating location.
  • Beetlejuice is two hours and thirty minutes long, with one intermission. Plan your restroom break accordingly.
  • On the mezzanine level, there are approximately two steps down per row and the entrance to the mezzanine section is behind row K. The Winter Garden Theatre has a wheelchair accessible restroom in the orchestra level.

Getting There


The Winter Garden Theatre is located at 1634 Broadway, West 50th St. This is very popular locality, situated at walking distance from Times Square. Given its strategic location, getting to the Winter Garden Theatre is quite easy.

If you’re planning on taking the subway, there are plenty of options for you. You can either take the C, E to 50th Street and 8th Avenue, 1,9 to 50th Street and Broadway, or N, R to 49th Street and 7th Avenue. There are also plenty of parking spaces close to the theatre.

Restaurants near Winter Garden Theatre


1. Ellen’s Stardust Diner: This multi-level, '50s-themed diner with singing servers has an expansive menu of classic American fare.

2. Supernova: An airy, window-filled eatery in 226 West 52nd Street, Supernova serves New American fare in modern digs.

3. The Palm West Side: This clubby eatery serves high-end steakhouse fare, seafood and diverse wines.

4. Russian Samovar: Get a taste of authentic Russian in Broadway at this iconic eatery with live piano music to accompany the delicacies.

5. Blue Fin: A classy restaurant which serves pre-theater seafood and sushi served in a trendy setting with a glass-enclosed bar.

6. Gallaghers Steakhouse: An iconic joint for classic cuts and raw bar items in renovated digs, located on 228 West 52nd Street.

Our theatre district restaurants guide has more of the fantastic dining options around Broadway district.

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FAQs: Winter Garden Theatre


How old is the Winter Garden Theatre in New York?

111.

When was the Winter Garden Theatre built?

The Winter Garden Theatre was adapted from the old building of the American Horse Exchange, completed in 1896.

What is the address of the Winter Garden Theatre?

1634 Broadway, New York, NY 10019, United States.

What is the seating capacity of Winter Garden Theatre?

1,526.