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

Formerly Wamu Theater

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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

  • Tegan and Sara

    Nov 4, 2016

  • Bill Maher

    Nov 5, 2016

  • Pet Shop Boys

    Nov 12, 2016

  • Sesame Street Live: Make A New Friend

    Opens Feb 16, 2017

  • Paw Patrol

    Opens Mar 23, 2017

Tegan and Sara

November 4, 2016

Tegan & Sara are an Indie pop-rock dup from Canada made up of two identical twin sisters. They released their first full length album in 1999 and have built up a strong fan following in their fourteen year career.

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.

Paw Patrol

March 23-26, 2017

Forget Thunderbirds! Every child knows that if you're in need of rescue, you call Paw Patrol. The hugely successful Nickelodeon show follows the adventures of a group of brave canines, led by German Shepard Chase and tech-savvy 10-year-old Ryder, who make it their mission to help anyone in need. In 2016 Paw Patrol is headed out on its first ever live action stage tour! Expect to see all your favorite characters brought to life with the help of great costumes, video projections and upbeat music taken from the programme.


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