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How many Off-Broadway theaters are in New York?

How many Off-Broadway theaters are in New York?

40 Broadway theaters
(The Broadway smash “Hamilton” got its start Off-Broadway at The Public Theater). There are 40 Broadway theaters in New York City—designated theaters that seat 500 or more patrons—so here are 40 Off- and Off-Off-Broadway venues where the next “It” show could be getting its start right now.

What theaters are considered Off-Broadway?

What distinguishes Broadway vs. Off-Broadway (and Off-Off-Broadway) theaters is simply the number of seats in the theater. Theaters with a house larger than 500 seats are considered Broadway theaters or On-Broadway theaters. Theaters with houses between 99 and 499 seats are Off-Broadway.

Where is Off-Broadway in NYC?

Theatre Row, on West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues in Manhattan, is a concentration of off-Broadway and off-off-Broadway theatres.

Are Broadway theaters only in New York?

In general, a Broadway theater is defined as one that’s located in Manhattan and seats at least 500 people. (Actually being located on Broadway is not a requirement.) By comparison, Off-Broadway and Off-Off-Broadway stages are more widely dispersed throughout New York City.

How many Theatres does New York City have?

41
Broadway theatre, also simply known as Broadway, refers to the theatrical performances which are presented in the 41 professional theatres, each with 500 or more seats, located in the Theater District and the Lincoln Center along Broadway, in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.

How many theaters are in NYC?

New York City’s 45 theaters account for 40% of the area’s ticket sales, and only one of those theaters — a drive-in — is open, because of the coronavirus.

What is considered Broadway in New York?

Broadway theatre, also simply known as Broadway, refers to the theatrical performances which are presented in the 41 professional theatres, each with 500 or more seats, located in the Theater District and the Lincoln Center along Broadway, in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.

How many Theatres are on Broadway Street?

41 theatres
Learn about the 41 theatres on Broadway.

Has Broadway ever been shut down?

Ever since 2007, Broadway has only shut down four times for natural disasters and blackouts, and those periods have never lasted longer than four days. That likely makes the impact of this current year-plus intermission even more shocking and devastating for those who make their living working in the theater.