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218 West 48th Street, New York, NY 10036

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ADDITIONAL INFO

218 West 48th Street, New York, NY 10036

Year opened: 1921
Capacity: 975

  • Concession stands
  • Merchandise booths
  • Disabled access
  • In-house bar

Booking until January 08

Set in 1979 New York, Falsettos was a landmark musical when it played Broadway in the 90s for its exploration of the AIDS crisis and the gay family unit. Now, after 23 years, it's returning to Broadway with original director James Lapine once again at the helm, with Broadway faves Andrew Rannells, Christian Borle and Stephanie J. Block!

Designed by Herbert J. Krapp and erected by the Shubert family, this venueoOpened originally as The Ritz Theatre in 1921, taking only 60 days to build (a New York record for the time) and is still today one of the smaller venues in the district with less than 1,000 seats. It has undergone various changes as a radio and tv station from 1943 to 1965, a children's film theater and finally reopened as a theatre in 1990, named for the eminent critic and playwright.

LOCATION

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LAZ Parking
0.09 mi away at 247 W. 46th St.

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0.19 mi away at 329 W. 46th St.

Edison ParkFast
0.22 mi away at 307 W. 44th Street

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0.24 mi away at 344 W. 45th St.

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La Masseria
0.01 mi away at 235 West 48th Street
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0.03 mi away at 250 West 47th Street
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