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Majestic Broadway Theatre

The Majestic Theatre was opened on Broadway in 1927.


Majestic Theatre

247 West 44th Street
New York, NY 10019
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The Majestic Theatre is located on the north side of 44th Street, west of Broadway near 8th Avenue. It is number 27 on The Broadway Map

The Majestic Theatre is six stories high, with a pair of wrought iron fire escape balconies for decoration. The theater has stadium-style seating in the orchestra and a steep balcony. The boxes are staggered step style on the side walls. The Majestic Theatre has been renovated to maintain its elegance over the years, yet the auditorium looks very similar to the way it did when the theater was originally built.

The Majestic Theatre opened on March 28, 1927, and for many years it was the largest theater in the Times Square area. Designed by architect Herbert J. Krapp, the Majestic Theatre was the sixth (and final) theater built by construction moguls the Chanin Brothers. The pair lost their theatrical empire during the Great Depression, when several of their houses were acquired by the Shuberts. In the early decades, the Majestic Theatre was filled with transfers from other Shubert theaters, and its tickets were sold at a discount.

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The Majestic Theatre has a seating capacity of 1,607. The sloped orchestra section offers better views than most other theaters.
Majestic Broadway Theatre

Previous Shows at the Majestic Broadway Theatre:

The Majestic Theatre opened in 1927 with a production of Refus LeMaire’s Affair. Many hits followed, including Hellzapoppin in 1941 and Carousel in 1945. Postwar hits filled the Majestic Theatre, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning South Pacific, starring Mary Martin, and The Music Man, which won seven Tony Awards. In the mid-60s, successes like Funny Girl, as well as Fiddler on the Roof and 42nd Street, transferred into the theater. In 1987, The Phantom of the Opera, a spectacular musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber, moved into the Majestic Theatre.


Take the A, C, E or 1, 2, 3, or 9 subways to 42nd Street, then walk north on Broadway to 44th Street. The Majestic Theater is on the same street as the Broadhurst and Shubert Theaters.

There are no stairs to enter the Majestic Theatre. A wheelchair accessible restroom is located on the main level and other restrooms are located one and two flights down.

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