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Madison Square Garden, 4 Penn Plaza, New York, NY 10001

Formerly Wamu Theater

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ADDITIONAL INFO

Madison Square Garden, 4 Penn Plaza, New York, NY 10001

Year opened: 1968
Capacity: 5600

  • Merchandise booths
  • Disabled access
  • Air conditioning

Opened in 1968 as part of the then-called Felt Forum, the Theater is a multi-purpose entertainment venue separate from the main arena itself, playing host to concerts by the likes of Elvis Costello, Kelly Clarkson and The Who. Until recently the venue hosted both the NFL and NBA drafts, and even hosted auditions for American Idol. It can stage most types of theatrical or concert production, and is now the ninth biggest grossing venue of its size in the world.

Upcoming Highlights

  • Charles Aznavour

    Oct 15, 2016

  • Bill Maher

    Nov 5, 2016

  • Pet Shop Boys

    Nov 12, 2016

  • Sesame Street Live: Make A New Friend

    Opens Feb 16, 2017

  • TobyMac

    Mar 18, 2017

Charles Aznavour

October 15, 2016

At 92 years old, France's own answer to Frank Sinatra shows seriously no sign of slowing down or retiring from the stage. With a back catelog of over 800 songs to his name, and record sales of 180 million plus, he is the country's first and foremost musical artists. Known for his bittersweet love songs and gravelly low voice, Aznavour managed to edge out both Elvis Presley and Bob Dylan as CNN's Entertainer of the Century in 1998 through a public vote.

Bill Maher

November 5, 2016

Bill Maher has set the boundaries of political humour on American television, and even now continues to push new ones. His combination of unflinching honesty and big laughs have earned him a staggering 23 Emmy nominations to date. The controversial satirist's career launched with stand-up almost 30 years ago and he returns to his roots an unforgettable night of sharpshooting political satire.

Pet Shop Boys

November 12, 2016

First formed in 1981 in Chelsea, London after bonding over a mutual love of dance music in a electronics store, Pet Shop Boys have gone on to become one of pop's most enduring double acts, selling over 50 million records worldwide and becoming one of the UK's most successful duos.

Sesame Street Live: Make A New Friend

February 16-26, 2017

Sesame Street Live: Make A New Friend is the latest storyline in the popular Sesame Street Live series. Produced especially for younger children, Sesame Street Live is the perfect way for kids to have a fun-filled outing and learn valuable life lessons all at the same time.

TobyMac

March 18, 2017

Having carved out a unique niche for himself on the Christian music scene, TobyMac's worshipful rapping has seen him sell more than 10 million albums in his recording career, which started as part of trio DC Talk in 1987. He has also charted 20 solo singles on the Billboard Christian music chart alone, making him one of the most successful Christian music artists in the world today.

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