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256 West 47th Street, New York, NY 10036

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256 West 47th Street, New York, NY 10036

Year opened: 1926

  • Disabled access
  • In-house bar

The Brooks Atkinson Theatre, Manhattan, is a Broadway theater with a seating capacity of 1,069 seats, and was designed by architect Herbert J. Krapp. It was originally opened as the Mansfield Theatre in 1926. Michael Myerberg bought the theatre and leased it to CBS for television productions in 1945. In 1960, it was renamed after Brooks Atkinson, the former New York Times theater critic, and in 1967 the Nederlander Organization bought part-ownership of the venue.

Upcoming Highlights

  • Spring Awakening

    Booking until Jan 24

  • Waitress

    Opens Mar 25, 2016

Spring Awakening

Until January 24, 2016

Transferring from Los Angeles, Deaf West's electric staging of this multi-Tony winner has a cast of both hearing and deaf actors. Based on Frank Wederkind's controversial play, this rock musical follows a group of adolescents in 19th Century Weimar Germany raging against the moral codes of the day. Stars Oscar-winner Marlee Matlin in her Broadway debut!


March 25-December 18, 2016

Pop songstress Sara Bareilles provides the score of this brand new musical, which is directed by Tony winner Diane Paulus. After a super-successful Boston premiere, the story of Jenna (Tony winner Jessie Mueller), a waitress with a talent for pie-making who longs to escape from her small town existence, comes to Broadway in Spring 2016!

November '15

Nov 25, 2015-Jan 24, 2016

December '15

Nov 25, 2015-Jan 24, 2016

January '16

Nov 25, 2015-Jan 24, 2016

March '16

Mar 25-Dec 18, 2016

April '16

Mar 25-Dec 18, 2016

May '16

Mar 25-Dec 18, 2016

June '16

Mar 25-Dec 18, 2016

July '16

Mar 25-Dec 18, 2016

August '16

Mar 25-Dec 18, 2016

September '16

Mar 25-Dec 18, 2016

October '16

Mar 25-Dec 18, 2016

November '16

Mar 25-Dec 18, 2016

December '16

Mar 25-Dec 18, 2016

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