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Nederlander Theatre (Broadway) - Theater Information

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Address:
208 W. 41st St.

New York, NY 10036

BUILT: 1921

SEATING CAPACITY: 1235
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Nederlander Theatre (Broadway) History

Known over the years as the National, the Billy Rose, and the Trafalgar, the David T. Nederlander Theatre stands in honor of the patriarch of the Nederlander Family, now in its third generation as the owners and operators of many of the most distinguished theatres and concert venues throughout America. Built in 1921, some of the best known plays have been presented here including Cyrano de Bergerac, Private Lives, Julius Caesar, King Lear, and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf. One of its most distinguished attractions was Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music, for which she won a special Tony Award. Located near the heart of the Times Square Theatre District, it was the perfect venue for Jonathan Larson's rock opera, Rent, which was inspired by Puccini's La Boheme. To reflect the aura of the East Village, the theatre facade and interior were decorated to resemble a downtown nightclub. The Nederlander Theatre has 1,232 seats and is one of The Nederlander Organizations nine Broadway theatres.

The show with the longest run in the Nederlander Theatre was Rent! Rent opened at the Nederlander theatre on April 29, 1996 and closed on September 7, 2008 after 5,123 performances. Rent is the 11th longest-running show of all time. Rent features music, lyrics, and book by Jonathan Larson. The original production starred Anthony RappAdam PascalDaphne Rubin-VegaJesse L. MartinWilson Jermaine HerediaIdina MenzelFredi Walker, and Taye Diggs, and received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama as well as four Tony Awards. Rent received Tony's for Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical, Best Original Score, and Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical for Wilson Jermaine Heredia. Rent spawned multiple national tours, UK productions, an Off-Broadway revival, international productions, and a 2005 film adaptation starring most of the original Broadway cast.



What Shows Played the Nederlander Theatre (Broadway)

DATES PRODUCTION
? - ? Mr. Saturday Night (2022)
? - ? The Lehman Trilogy (2021)
? - ? Harry Connick, Jr. - A Celebration of Cole Porter (2019)
? - ? Kristin Chenoweth: For the Girls (2019)
7/20/2018 - ? Pretty Woman (2018)
? - ? War Paint (2017)
7/12/2016 - 7/31/2016 Motown the Musical (2016)
2/9/2016 - 5/8/2016 Disaster! (2016)
6/25/2015 - 10/25/2015 Amazing Grace (2015)
11/18/2014 - 4/5/2015 Honeymoon in Vegas (2014)
3/15/2012 - 8/24/2014 Newsies The Musical (2012)
3/13/2010 - 6/12/2011 Million Dollar Quartet (2010)
11/18/2009 - 11/18/2009 Broadway Bound (2009) [Cancelled]
10/2/2009 - 11/1/2009 Brighton Beach Memoirs (2009)
2/4/2009 - 6/14/2009 Guys and Dolls (2009)
4/24/2006 - 4/24/2006 Rent Reunion Concert (2006)
4/16/1996 - 9/7/2008 Rent (1996)
11/9/1993 - 11/11/1993 Jackson Browne (1993)
10/27/1992 - 11/29/1992 Solitary Confinement (1992)
4/19/1991 - 6/8/1991 Our Country's Good (1991)
10/10/1989 - 10/21/1989 Dangerous Games (1989)
8/8/1987 - 12/6/1987 Sherlock's Last Case (1987)
10/3/1986 - 10/19/1986 Raggedy Ann (1986)
6/25/1986 - 6/25/1986 Robert Klein on Broadway (1986)
11/26/1985 - 12/22/1985 Wind in the Willows (1985)
2/14/1985 - 5/5/1985 Strange Interlude (1985)
4/10/1984 - 5/13/1984 Beethoven's Tenth (1984)
11/1/1983 - 12/4/1983 Amen Corner (1983)
4/5/1983 - 4/20/1983 Teaneck Tanzi: The Venus Flytrap (1983)
11/24/1982 - 2/27/1983 84 Charing Cross Road (1982)
10/15/1982 - 10/21/1982 Georgia Brown and Friends (1982)
4/30/1981 - 6/30/1982 Lena Horne: "The Lady and Her Music" (1981)
3/2/1981 - 3/15/1981 Broadway Follies (1981)
10/20/1980 - 10/25/1980 One Night Stand (1980)


Frequently Asked Questions

What show is next for Nederlander Theatre (Broadway)?
Nederlander Theatre (Broadway)'s next show Mr. Saturday Night which opened on 4/27/2022.

What when was Nederlander Theatre (Broadway) built?
Nederlander Theatre (Broadway) was built in 1921.

How many seats does Nederlander Theatre (Broadway) have?
Nederlander Theatre (Broadway) has 1235 seats.

What were the longest running shows at Nederlander Theatre (Broadway)?
Rent which ran from 4/29/1996 to 9/7/2008, Newsies The Musical which ran from 3/29/2012 to 8/24/2014, Million Dollar Quartet which ran from 4/11/2010 to 6/12/2011, Lena Horne: "The Lady and Her Music" which ran from 5/12/1981 to 6/30/1982 and Pretty Woman which ran from 8/16/2018 to 8/18/2019,

What show is currently in Nederlander Theatre (Broadway)?
Nederlander Theatre (Broadway)'s current show is Mr. Saturday Night which opened on 4/27/2022.

What are the box office hours for Nederlander Theatre (Broadway)?
Monday – Saturday: 10:00am – 8:00pm Sunday: 12:00pm – 6:00pm.

What accessibility options are there at Nederlander Theatre (Broadway)?

The Nederlander Theatre is committed to the needs of patrons with disabilities. Accessible seating is available for this performance as indicated on the seating map.

All accessible seating locations may be purchased online, pending availability. If you do not see accessible seats available for a selected performance, it means that performance is sold out of accessible tickets and you should try selecting a different performance.

Wheelchair locations are available in the orchestra section of the theatre (pending availability). You may purchase one wheelchair and three companion seats per order if available.

For guests with limited mobility, there are seats available with folding armrests (“Aisle transfer seats”) in these locations: Orchestra: B1, B2, K1, K2, O114, Q1, Q2, Mezzanine: D101, E115, N27, N28.

For low vision or hearing-disabled guests, accessible seats are available in the Orchestra C 1-7, C 6-8.

The only seats that do not require steps are in the Orchestra. All Mezzanine and Box seating locations require the use of stairs.

The Nederlander Theatre is equipped with one wheelchair-accessible restroom on the Orchestra level (house left), as well as wide stalls in the male and female restrooms on the Mezzanine level.

Although animals are not permitted in the theatre, an exception is made for guide dogs and service animals. Please inform your ticket sales representative if any accommodations are required.

Headsets for sound augmentation are available at the theatre, free of charge. Photo identification is required as a deposit.

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