Walter Kerr Theatre on Broadway

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Originally opened in 1921 as the Ritz Theatre after just 66 days of construction (which is crazy!), the architect was once again Herbert Krapp, who designed many of the theaters that still exist on Broadway today. Though, since 1990, it has borne its present name in honor of the famous theater critic Walter Kerr. Originally, it was the sister theater to The Ambassador Theatre of the Shubert family, who own several theaters on Broadway to this day. It has had an eventful time, having been a radio and TV station over the years and changing hands several times, along with being restored a few times.

The last restoration was probably the most important because it restored the theater to its original 1921 condition. As a result, it has a very special charm and is considered by many to be one of the most beautiful theaters in New York.

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Walter Kerr Theatre Seating Plan

In total, the 975 seats are divided into three sections: Orchestra (the largest section), Mezzanine, and a small Balcony area. Two small boxes complete the seating plan. Only the Orchestra area is suitable for wheelchairs.

Where Are the Best Seats at Walter Kerr Theatre Located?

There are hardly any seats from which you can’t get a good view of the stage. You can still tell that Herbert Krapp put a lot of thought into the best seating plan. That’s why you can’t go wrong with any category here.

Best Seats Seating Plan Walter Kerr Theatre Broadway NYC

Address: 219 W 48th St. (between Broadway and 8th Avenue).

Broadway Shows at Walter Kerr Theatre

Hadestown Musical Broadway New YorkCurrently, Hadestown is being performed at the Walter Kerr Theatre.

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and our Aladdin on Broadway review.

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