Neil Simon Theatre on Broadway

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None other than Herbert Krapp designed the Neil Simon Theatre; he was equally responsible for the construction of the Broadhurst Theatre, the Neil Simon Theatre, the Walter Kerr Theatre, and the Imperial Theatre. The Neil Simon Theatre opened in 1927 under the name Aviv Theatre and was renamed in 1977 in honor of the playwright Neil Simon.

Over the years, some of the most successful Broadway shows were performed at the Neil Simon Theatre, most notably Cats, Hairspray, and The Music Man.

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Neil Simon Theatre Seating Plan

The Neil Simon Theatre has three major sections: the Orchestra, the Front Mezzanine, and the Rear Mezzanine. While it is one of the largest Broadway theaters in New York with 1,445 seats, the atmosphere is quite cozy.

Where Are the Best Seats at Neil Simon Theatre Located?

At the Neil Simon Theatre, you actually have a good view of the stage from all areas, so you can’t go wrong with any category. Though, if we have to choose the very best, we recommend the Orchestra and Front Mezzanine tiers.

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Current & Upcoming Shows

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Past Shows

  • The Music Man (until January 15, 2023)
  • West Side Story (until March 9, 2020)
  • Cats (until December 30, 2017)
  • Hairspray (until January 4, 2009)

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