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Address:
150 West 65th St. at Broadway

New York, NY 10023

BUILT: 1965

SEATING CAPACITY: 1080
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Vivian Beaumont Theatre (Broadway) History

The Vivian Beaumont Theater opened to the public on October 21, 1965. Designed by the renowned architect Eero Saarinen and named for Vivian Beaumont Allen, a prominent New York philanthropist, the Beaumont was originally the home of the now-defunct Repertory Theater of Lincoln Center, which closed in 1973 after nine seasons (two of which were presented in a temporary theater erected in Washington Square Park). From 1973 to 1977, Joseph Papp's New York Shakespeare Festival was in residence at the Beaumont. From 1978 through 1985, the Beaumont was mostly rented to outside producers or was not used at all; a new resident company was formed in 1979, but it only presented one Beaumont season in 1980-81. In 1985, the building's current management -- Lincoln Center Theater -- was established. Former New York Mayor John V. Lindsay assembled a new board of directors and signed Gregory Mosher as Director and Bernard Gersten as Executive Producer. In 1991, Linda LeRoy Janklow and Andre Bishop succeeded Messrs. Lindsay and Mosher as Chairman and Artistic Director. Lincoln Center Theater has not only outlasted all the prior managements combined, but it has become America's largest not-for-profit theater, producing a year-round program of plays and musicals at the Beaumont and at various other theaters around New York City.

On the roof of the Beaumont is the Claire Tow Theater, which opened in 2012! The theater is home to LCT3, and dedicated to producing the work of new artists. The theater seats 112, and stages three to four productions a year. The most recent shows to play the Claire Tow theater in 2020 and 2019 include the Headlands by Christopher Chen, Power Strip by Sylvia Khoury, In the Green by Grace McLean and Marys Seacole by Jackie Sibblies Drury. The lower level of the building houses the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater. This theater seats 299 and houses Off-Broadway plays and musicals. The last shows to play the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater in 2020 and 2019 include Greater Clements by Samuel D. Hunter, The Rolling Stone by Chris Urch, Nantucket Sleigh Ride by John Guare, and The Hard Problem by Tom Stoppard.



What Shows Played the Vivian Beaumont Theatre (Broadway)

DATES PRODUCTION
? - ? Camelot (2023)
? - ? The Skin of Our Teeth (2022)
? - ? Flying Over Sunset (2021)
? - ? The Great Society (2019)
3/22/2018 - ? My Fair Lady (2018)
9/14/2017 - 1/7/2018 Junk (2017)
3/23/2017 - 7/16/2017 Oslo (2017)
3/12/2015 - 6/26/2016 The King and I (2015)
3/20/2014 - 6/15/2014 Act One (2014)
10/25/2013 - 1/12/2014 Macbeth (2013)
2/18/2013 - 9/1/2013 Ann (2013)
3/15/2011 - 1/6/2013 War Horse (2011)
10/21/2010 - 1/9/2011 A Free Man Of Color (2010)
3/1/2008 - 8/22/2010 South Pacific (2008)
11/1/2007 - 1/6/2008 Cymbeline (2007)
1/31/2007 - 5/13/2007 The Coast of Utopia: Part 3 - Salvage (2007)
12/5/2006 - 5/12/2007 The Coast of Utopia: Part 2 - Shipwreck (2006)
10/17/2006 - 5/12/2007 The Coast of Utopia: Part 1 - Voyage (2006)
10/17/2006 - 5/13/2007 The Coast of Utopia (2006)
5/1/2005 - 5/23/2005 Love/Life (2005)
3/17/2005 - 7/2/2006 The Light in the Piazza (2005)
3/1/2005 - ? Passion (2005)
11/26/2004 - 1/23/2005 The Rivals (2004)
6/22/2004 - 10/10/2004 The Frogs (2004)
3/19/2004 - 4/18/2004 Barbara Cook's Broadway! (2004)
2/11/2004 - 4/18/2004 King Lear (2004)
10/28/2003 - 1/18/2004 Henry IV (2003)
11/23/2002 - 1/26/2003 Dinner At Eight (2002)
6/17/2002 - 6/17/2002 Back From Broadway (2002)
4/1/2002 - 4/1/2002 Anything Goes (2002)
12/30/2001 - 8/25/2002 Mostly Sondheim (2002)
10/21/2001 - 6/20/2002 QED (2001)
10/15/2000 - 12/17/2000 Patti LuPone: Matters of the Heart (2000)
3/2/2000 - 9/1/2002 Contact (2000)
10/31/1999 - 1/10/2000 Morning, Noon and Night (1999)
10/28/1999 - 1/9/2000 Marie Christine (1999)
4/22/1999 - 8/29/1999 It Ain't Nothin' But the Blues (1999)
11/12/1998 - 2/28/1999 Parade (1998)
6/19/1998 - 8/30/1998 Twelfth Night (1998)
2/19/1998 - 5/3/1998 Ah, Wilderness! (1998)
10/23/1997 - 1/4/1998 Ivanov (1997)
4/3/1997 - 6/15/1997 The Little Foxes (1997)
11/6/1996 - 1/5/1997 Juan Darién (1996)
11/3/1996 - 1/6/1997 It's a Slippery Slope (1996)
11/1/1995 - 12/31/1995 Racing Demon (1995)
3/2/1995 - 8/27/1995 Arcadia (1995)
6/5/1994 - 6/27/1994 Gray's Anatomy (1994)
2/18/1994 - 1/15/1995 Carousel (1994)
11/7/1993 - 1/3/1994 Gray's Anatomy (1993)
11/4/1993 - 1/2/1994 Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1993)
7/8/1993 - 8/22/1993 In the Summer House (1993)
4/11/1993 - 4/12/1993 Company (1993)
10/31/1992 - 1/10/1993 My Favorite Year (1992)
2/22/1992 - 4/19/1992 Four Baboons Adoring the Sun (1992)
1/21/1991 - ? Monster in a Box (1991)
10/30/1990 - 1/5/1992 Six Degrees Of Separation (1990)
4/25/1990 - 6/17/1990 Some Americans Abroad (1990)
11/10/1989 - 1/14/1990 The Tenth Man (1989)
9/11/1987 - 9/3/1989 Anything Goes (1987)
5/12/1987 - 7/26/1987 The Comedy of Errors (1987)
4/7/1987 - 4/26/1987 The Regard of Flight (1987)
2/13/1987 - 3/29/1987 Death and the King's Horseman (1987)
10/31/1986 - 1/11/1987 The Front Page (1986)
4/29/1986 - 10/5/1986 The House of Blue Leaves (1986)
3/28/1986 - 4/20/1986 The Flying Karamazov Brothers "Juggling and Cheap Theatrics" (1986)
7/17/1984 - 7/22/1984 Oedipus Rex (1984)
10/24/1983 - 4/28/1984 La Tragédie de Carmen (1983)
4/14/1981 - 6/21/1981 The Floating Light Bulb (1981)
1/14/1981 - 3/8/1981 Macbeth (1981)
11/5/1980 - 1/4/1981 The Philadelphia Story (1980)
6/29/1977 - 8/7/1977 The Cherry Orchard (1977)
4/29/1977 - 6/19/1977 Agamemnon (1977)
2/4/1977 - 4/10/1977 The Cherry Orchard (1977)
4/9/1976 - 1/23/1977 The Threepenny Opera (1976)
2/6/1976 - 4/4/1976 Mrs. Warren's Profession (1976)
12/5/1975 - 1/25/1976 Hamlet (1975)
10/3/1975 - 11/23/1975 Trelawney of the 'Wells' (1975)
4/25/1975 - 6/1/1975 Little Black Sheep (1975)
2/21/1975 - 4/20/1975 A Doll's House (1975)
12/20/1974 - 2/9/1975 Black Picture Show (1975)
10/14/1974 - 12/8/1974 Mert & Phil (1974)
5/9/1974 - 8/4/1974 Short Eyes (1974)
3/21/1974 - 5/5/1974 Dance of Death (1974)
1/31/1974 - 3/17/1974 What the Wine-Sellers Buy (1974)
12/13/1973 - 1/27/1974 The au Pair Man (1973)
10/25/1973 - 12/9/1973 Boom Boom Room (1973)
4/14/1973 - 7/29/1973 A Streetcar Named Desire (1973)
2/18/1973 - 4/7/1973 The Merchant of Venice (1973)
12/23/1972 - 2/10/1973 The Plough and the Stars (1973)
10/28/1972 - 12/16/1972 Enemies (1972)
6/22/1972 - 10/21/1972 Man of La Mancha (1972)
4/27/1972 - 6/3/1972 The Crucible (1972)
2/20/1972 - 4/8/1972 Twelfth Night (1972)
12/26/1971 - 2/12/1972 Narrow Road to the Deep North (1972)
10/30/1971 - 12/18/1971 Mary Stuart (1971)
5/1/1971 - 6/20/1971 Antigone (1971)
2/27/1971 - 4/25/1971 An Enemy of the People (1971)
12/26/1970 - 2/20/1971 The Playboy of the Western World (1971)
10/24/1970 - 12/13/1970 The Good Woman of Setzuan (1970)
5/14/1970 - 6/27/1970 Beggar on Horseback (1970)
3/12/1970 - 4/25/1970 Operation Sidewinder (1970)
1/8/1970 - 2/21/1970 Camino Real (1970)
11/6/1969 - 12/20/1969 The Time of Your Life (1969)
6/26/1969 - 9/27/1969 In the Matter of J. Robert Oppenheimer (1969)
5/8/1969 - 6/21/1969 The Miser (1969)
3/6/1969 - 4/20/1969 In the Matter of J. Robert Oppenheimer (1969)
11/14/1968 - 2/15/1969 A Cry of Players (1968)
11/7/1968 - 2/12/1969 King Lear (1968)
7/2/1968 - 7/14/1968 Tartuffe (1968)
6/27/1968 - 7/14/1968 George Dandin (1968)
6/25/1968 - 7/14/1968 The Three Musketeers (1968)
4/13/1968 - 6/8/1968 Cyrano de Bergerac (1968)
2/18/1968 - 4/6/1968 Tiger at the Gates (1968)
12/23/1967 - 2/10/1968 Saint Joan (1968)
10/20/1967 - 12/16/1967 The Little Foxes (1967)
6/27/1967 - 9/16/1967 The Unknown Soldier and His Wife (1967)
4/8/1967 - 6/17/1967 Galileo (1967)
2/4/1967 - 4/1/1967 The East Wind (1967)
12/3/1966 - 1/28/1967 Yerma (1966)
10/1/1966 - 11/26/1966 The Alchemist (1966)
3/18/1966 - 6/18/1966 The Caucasian Chalk Circle (1966)
1/28/1966 - 3/13/1966 The Condemned of Altona (1966)
12/3/1965 - 1/23/1966 The Country Wife (1965)
10/12/1965 - 11/27/1965 Danton's Death (1965)


Frequently Asked Questions

What show is next for Vivian Beaumont Theatre (Broadway)?
Vivian Beaumont Theatre (Broadway)'s next show Camelot which opened on 12/8/2022.

What when was Vivian Beaumont Theatre (Broadway) built?
Vivian Beaumont Theatre (Broadway) was built in 1965.

How many seats does Vivian Beaumont Theatre (Broadway) have?
Vivian Beaumont Theatre (Broadway) has 1080 seats.

What were the longest running shows at Vivian Beaumont Theatre (Broadway)?
Contact which ran from 3/30/2000 to 9/1/2002, South Pacific which ran from 4/3/2008 to 8/22/2010, Anything Goes which ran from 10/19/1987 to 9/3/1989, War Horse which ran from 4/14/2011 to 1/6/2013 and My Fair Lady which ran from 4/19/2018 to 7/7/2019,

What show is currently in Vivian Beaumont Theatre (Broadway)?
Vivian Beaumont Theatre (Broadway)'s current show is The Skin of Our Teeth which opened on 4/25/2022.

What are the box office hours for Vivian Beaumont Theatre (Broadway)?
Monday: 10:00 AM-6:00 PM Tuesday–Saturday: 10:00 AM-8:00 PM Sunday: 12:00 PM-6:00 PM.

What accessibility options are there at Vivian Beaumont Theatre (Broadway)?

Wheelchair access to the Lincoln Center Theater box office, serving the Vivian Beaumont, is available from the street-level entrance on 65th Street. Enter through the glass doors in front of the large curved mural, and use the wheelchair lift on the left. The doorbell next to the lift will call a security guard to assist if necessary. The Beaumont lobby and Orchestra level are accessible by a ramp located to the right of the box office.

Wheelchair access to the Beaumont and Newhouse Theaters is available from the street-level entrance via a manned elevator located to the right of the large mural.

Vivian Beaumont Orchestra:
Orchestra level is accessible via the elevator described above. The entrance is behind Row O, which is the only row accessible to people using wheelchairs. There are approximately one to two steps down per row to all other rows, except Row P, which is one step up.

Vivian Beaumont Mezzanine:
The Mezzanine is called Loge at this theatre. Due to structural limitations, this location is not accessible. It is located up two flights of stairs, 30 steps. The entrance is behind Row E and there are approximately one to two steps down per row to reach all other Loge seats.

Wheelchair-accessible restrooms are located on the lobby level.

Closed Captioning
Handheld closed captioning devices are available in the Vivian Beaumont Theater three weeks after a show’s opening performance. Pick up from the concessions bar in the lobby. No reservations are necessary.

Assistive Listening System
The Beaumont is now equipped with Induction Hearing Loops for state-of-the-art assistive listening. If your hearing aid has a T-coil, please toggle to that setting to receive the audio signal directly without any headphones or other equipment needed. If your hearing aid does not have a T-coil, headphones are also available. If using headphones, please be sure to turn down the volume on your hearing aids to avoid feedback. Headphones are available from the concessions bars in the lobbies. A driver’s license or an ID with a printed address is required.

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