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

Formerly Wamu Theater

Venue exterior

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

  • Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer

    Booking until Dec 18

  • Sesame Street Live: Make A New Friend

    Opens Feb 16, 2017

  • TobyMac

    Mar 18, 2017

  • Paw Patrol

    Opens Mar 23, 2017

  • Circus 1903 - The Golden Age of Circus

    Opens Apr 05, 2017

Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer

Until December 18, 2016

Some say he had a very shiny nose, while others hypothesise that it even glowed like a light-bulb... One thing's for sure, Rudolph is the most famous reindeer of all Santa's helpers and this festive season he'll be bringing the magic of the beloved 1964 TV special to stage, marking a special Yuletide debut for the big apple!

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.

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.

Circus 1903 - The Golden Age of Circus

April 5-16, 2017

Blending acrobatics, performance art and cutting edge puppetry, Circus 1903 resurrects the Big Top to its former glory. Created by the minds behind The Illusionists and the puppeteers behind War Horse, this touring show is both a dazzling throwback to the circus' golden age and a thrilling evolution of the form.

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