Gershwin Theatre on Broadway

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The Gershwin Theatre is quite modern compared to other theaters on Broadway, as it was built in the Art Nouveau style and only opened in 1972 (also known as Art Nouveau). Therefore, some things are different here: the seats are similar to those of sports stadiums, there is plenty of space between rows, and it is more openly designed. It was named after brothers George and Ira Gershwin, who wrote many Broadway shows together, one as a composer and the other as a lyricist.

With 1,933 seats, it is the largest Broadway theater in New York, so it is a popular choice for major musical productions. It has been the site of musicals such as Starlight Express, Oklahoma, and, most recently, Wicked.

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Gershwin Theatre Seating Plan

The 1,933 seats are spread over no less than four floors, with the Orchestra section being the largest area. This is followed by the Front Mezzanine, Middle Mezzanine, and Rear Mezzanine. Two small boxes complete the seating plan.

Where Are the Best Seats at the Gershwin Theatre Located?

The theater has been well planned, so there are actually no seats or tiers from where you can’t get a good view of the stage. In other words, you can relax while choosing your seats when you book.

Best Seats Seating Plan Gershwin Theatre Broadway NYC

Address: 222 W 51st St. (between 9th and 10th Avenue).

Broadway Shows at Gershwin Theatre

Wicked Musical Broadway New YorkCurrently performing is Wicked

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