Complete List of Broadway Theatres

Did you know there are 41 Broadway theatres of 500+ seats? If you’d like to know the names, seating capacities, longest running shows, owners and opening year of all 41 Broadway theatres, then read on!

TheatreCapacityLongest Show
Al Hirschfeld Theatre1437Man of La Mancha
Ambassador Theatre1120Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk
American Airlines Theatre740The Royal Family
August Wilson Theatre1222Jersey Boys
Belasco Theatre1040Dead End
Bernard B Jacobs Theatre1101Grease
Booth Theatre806I'm Not Rappaport
Broadhurst Theatre1218 Amadeus
Broadway Theatre1761Miss Saigon
Brooks Atkinson Theatre 1109Same Time, Next Year
Circle In The Square Theatre776The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
Cort Theatre1102The Magic Show
Ethel Barrymore Theatre1096I Love My Wife
Eugene O'Neill Theatre1108Tobacco Road
Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre1093Jekyll & Hyde
Gershwin Theatre1,935Wicked
Helen Hayes Theatre597 Gemini
Hudson Theatre970State of the Union
Imperial Theatre1435 Les Misérables
John Golden Theatre805Avenue Q
Longacre Theatre1095 Maria Rose
Lunt Fontanne Theatre1509Beauty and the Beast
Lyceum Theatre943Born Yesterday
Lyric Theatre182942nd Street
Majestic Theatre1,609South Pacific
Marquis Theatre1615Me and My Girl
Minskoff Theatre1710Sunset Boulevard
Music Box Theatre1025Deathtrap
Nederlander Theatre1232Rent
Neil Simon Theatre1428 Hairspray
New Amsterdam Theatre1801The Lion King
Palace Theatre1743 Beauty and the Beast
Richard Rodgers Theatre1380The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas
Samuel J Friedman Theatre650Hair (revival)
Shubert Theatre1468A Chorus line
St James Theatre1710Hello, Dolly!
Stephen Sondheim Theatre950Urinetown The Musical
Studio 54 Theatre922Cabaret (revival)
Vivian Beaumont Theatre1105 Contact
Walter Kerr Theatre947Proof
Winter Garden Theatre1498Cats
  1. Beauty and the Beast became the longest running show at both the Palace Theatre and the Lunt-Fontane Theatre (exact split of total performances at each venue is unknown).
  2. Wicked and The Lion King total number of performances valid as at 2 October 2018. 
  3. Some Broadway theatres on this list originally opened under different names.

2 Responses

  1. Chris Berg says:

    Maria Rose played 48 performances at the Longacre. Surely there have been longer runs there.

  2. Josh says:

    I believe phantom ran longer at the majestic than South Pacific

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