Venue home

Venue home

location

Location

restaurantsDiningRestaurants
parking

Parking

hotels

Hotels

seating chart
SeatingSeating map
venue location restaurants parking hotels seating map
location

245 West 52nd St, New York, NY 10019

Mean Girls Poster

Mean Girls

4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating

Open Run

...a delightful and energetic tuner packed with strong performances, engaging numbers and eye-popping visuals.

Variety

August Wilson Theater

venue exterior

245 West 52nd St, New York, NY 10019

  • Year opened: 1925
  • Capacity: 1222
  • Concession stands
  • Merchandise booths
  • Disabled access
  • In-house bar
  • Coat check

Opened as the Guild Theatre in 1925, its first production was George Bernard Shaw's Caesar and Cleopatra. After that it served as a base for radio station WOR-Mutual Radio in 1943, before being renamed the ANTA Theatre in 1950. It stayed as the ANTA until it was was acquired by Jujamcyn Theaters and renamed the Virginia Theatre in 1981. In 2005, it was given its current name in honor of playwright August Wilson, 14 days after his deathIt has seen various successful shows tread its boards, including My Fair Lady and Smokey Joe's Cafe.

show content hide content

About New York City Theater: We are an independent show guide with no affiliation to any venue or show. Some of the tickets offered for sale are resale tickets that may be priced above or below face value.

Venue home

Venue home

location

Location

restaurantsDiningRestaurants
parking

Parking

hotels

Hotels

seating chart
SeatingSeating map

Spread the word

Sound good to you? Share this page on social media and let your friends know about it.

Keep up to date

I want email news and updates for events in my area! Read how we protect your data.

Please note: The term August Wilson Theater as well as all associated graphics, logos, and/or other trademarks, tradenames or copyrights are the property of the August Wilson Theater and are used herein for factual descriptive purposes only. We are in no way associated with or authorized by the August Wilson Theater and neither that entity nor any of its affiliates have licensed or endorsed us to sell tickets, goods and or services in conjunction with their events.