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Richard Rodgers Theatre | Seating Chart, Tickets, Tips and more

The Richard Rodgers Theater, located at 226 West 46th Street, between Broadway and 8th Avenue, is a popular Broadway theatre that is currently playing host to one of the biggest musical blockbusters, Hamilton. The theatre was originally called 46th Street Theatre, with the Shuberts taking ownership from Irwin Chanin in 1931. After a couple of changes in ownership, in 1981, the theatre was purchased and renovated by the Nederlander Organization, who in 1990 changed the house's name in memory of the composer Richard Rodgers. The theatre opened in 1924 with a production of The Greenwich Village Follies and has since hosted some iconic Broadway musicals in its almost decade-long existence. Some of the notable productions include, Guys and Dolls, Damn Yankees, Redhead, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, 1776, Nine, Raisin, Lost in Yonkers, Chicago, In The Heights, and The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess.

Since 13th July 2015, Richard Rodgers Theater has been the home to Hamilton. Hamilton is the story of the unlikely Founding Father determined to make his mark on the new nation as hungry and ambitious as he is. While creator Lin-Manuel Miranda has moved on from the production in the capacity of an actor, the talented cast and foot-tapping music is still making the show a smash hit.

Let’s take a quick peek at the all the things you need to know about Richard Rodgers Theater seating chart:


Venue Details


Address: 226 W 46th St, New York, NY 10036, USA

Opened: 1928

Seating Capacity: 1368
Orchestra: 816
Front Mezzanine : 252
Rear Mezzanine: 268

Seating Chart
Check out the Richard Rodgers Theatre Seating Chart here.


Playing At The Richard Rodgers Theatre


Hamilton

“Hamilton” is undeniably a work of bonafide genius. The music and lyrics are genius; the easy swing between hip-hop and other musical genres throughout the narrative is genius”
– Huffington Post

“A show about young rebels grabbing and shaping the future of an unformed country, “Hamilton” is making its own resonant history by changing the language of musicals.”
– The New York Times

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A musical journey of the ruthless yet ambitious, and an unlikely founding father, who is determined to leave a mark of his own on the new nation. Watch the Tony, Grammy and Emmy Award winning Lin-Manuel Miranda stir magic on-stage like never before. Tony Award nominee Thomas Kail brings the musical to life with his fiery direction, that speaks about the importance of talking your mind and taking the world by a storm.

The Story

A rebellious war hero, Hamilton is a tale of the ruthlessly ambitious Alexander Hamilton who begins his journey as a bastard orphan. Determined to make his mark on the new nation, the power hungry Alexander finds himself going from Washington’s right-hand man to a loyal husband roped into country’s first sex scandal. The dark, political story goes hand in hand with a groovy, foot-tapping sound track that captivated the interests of several around the globe.

Cast

Michael Luwoye as Alexander Hamilton
Daniel Breaker as Aaron Burr
Lexi Lawson as Eliza Hamilton

Show Timings

Mondays: Closed
Tuesday & Thursday: 7 PM
Wednesday & Saturday: 2 PM & 8 PM
Friday: 8 PM
Sunday: 3 PM

These timings may be subject to change during the holiday period. Click here to check out the real-time seat availability and pricing for the Richard Rodgers Theatre.

Duration

2 hours and 55 minutes, with one intermission

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Practical Information


Available Facilities

Restroom: Accessible restrooms are located on the ground floor. There are a total of 27 toilets in the venue. One wheelchair-accessible restroom is in the theatre’s main lobby at street level. This area is strictly designated for guests with disabilities.
Concessions: There are three bars located on the street level including the Richard Rodgers Gallery and one bar located on the mezzanine. However, water and the souvenir drink cup are the only beverages that are permitted in the theatre.
Assisted Listening Device: Headsets for sound augmentation are available at the theatre, free of charge. A photo identification is required as a deposit. For patrons with a tele coil, this theatre is equipped with an induction loop. Please set your device to “T”.


Handy Tips


  • For guests with limited mobility, there are seats available with folding armrests (“Aisle transfer seats”) in the following locations; orchestra (no stairs): A1, A2, A101, C113, E1, E2, E23, E24, F101, F113 and orchestra (stairs required) L1, L2, M1, M2.
  • The mezzanine row A overhangs the orchestra starting at row M. Avoid sitting the last two rows of the orchestra section. Seats in these row may be partially obstructed. Hamilton has a lot of action at the top of the stage, and the overhand from the Mezzanine can obstructed the viewing of that action if you are in the last rows.
  • Wheelchair locations are available in the orchestra section of the theatre (pending availability). You may purchase one wheelchair and three companion seats per order if available.
  • Theatre representatives are available to meet patrons with disabilities in the lobby of the building to escort them to designated wheelchair accessible areas.
  • Although animals are not permitted in the theatre, an exception is made for guide dogs and service animals. Please inform your ticket sales representative if any accommodations are required.
  • Theatre representatives are available to meet patrons with disabilities in the lobby of the building to escort them to designated wheelchair accessible areas.
  • Generally speaking, late patrons who are seated in the front orchestra are held in the auditorium until approximately 15 minutes after the performance begins.
  • Cloakroom service is available to patrons during the winter months. No bags or luggage will be checked. For low vision/deaf and hard of hearing guests, accessible seats are available in the orchestra B 1-7 and B 2-8.

Getting There


The Richard Rodgers Theatre is located at 226 West 46th Street. Like most other Broadway theatres in the Theatre District, getting to Richard Rodgers is quite simple.

There’s nothing like taking the subway to Broadway! There are many buses and metro trains you can take to reach the Richard Rodgers Theater. Buses plying to Theatre District are M104, M42, M6, M10, and M27/50. If travelling by subway is more your thing, you can take the 1, 9, C or E train to 50th Street or the N or R train to 49th Street.


Restaurants near Richard Rodgers Theatre


1. The Palm West Side: This clubby eatery serves high-end steakhouse fare, seafood and diverse wines.

2. City Kitchen :This takeout joint serves the city’s best ramen in a straightforward, no-fuss manner, focusing on the quality of the food instead.

3. Dallas BBQ: A crowded local chain known for its massive servings of saucy meats, jumbo margaritas, and other classic fare.

4. DB Bistro Modern: Located in Theater District, Daniel Boulud’s Moderne serves modern French bistro cuisine with a touch of America.

5. Playwright Celtic Pub: A pub straight from the dales of Ireland, the Playwright Celtic Pub is spread over 4-floors and roof. The Playwright is one of the best plays to catch a drink before/after your Broadhurst experience.

The Lambs Club:A clubby, art-deco style restaurant in 132 West 44th Street, with cocktails and steaks to die for!

If you're looking for more options, how about checking out our in-depth guide on restaurants in the Theater District. It has everything you're looking for. And more.


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