Al Hirschfeld Theatre

Opened in 1924

302 W. 45th Street
New York, NY

Monday 10am - 6pm
Tuesday to Saturday 10am - 8pm
Sunday (for a 5pm performance) 12pm - 6pm
Sunday (for a 7:30pm performance) 10am - 8pm

Theater History

Originally called the Martin Beck Theatre after its owner and manager when it opened in 1924, it was renamed after caricaturist Al Hirschfeld in 2003. Recent productions include Moulin Rouge! The Musical, Kinky Boots, Fela!, and Hair.



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Women's: located one flight down from Orchestra level. Men's: located on Mezzanine level. Gender diversity is welcome, guests are encouraged to use the roostroom that best fits their gender identity or expression.

Coat Check

$3/item, coat check is located one flight down from Orchestra level.



Where is the stage door?

To your left as you exit the main 45th Street entrance. Look for large metal gates.


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Moulin Rouge! The Musical!

Winner of 10 Tony Awards including Best Musical: Enter a world of splendor and romance, of eye-popping excess, of glitz, grandeur, and glory! A world where Bohemians and aristocrats rub elbows and revel in electrifying enchangment. Welcome to Moulin Rouge! The Musical! Baz Luhrmann's revolutionary film comes to life onstage, remixed in a new musical mash-up extravaganza. Directed by Tony Award winner Alex Timbers, Moulin Rouge! The Musical is a theatrical celebration of Truth, Beauty, Freedom, and - above all - Love. With a book by Tony Award winner John Logan; music supervision, orchestrations, and arrangements by Tony Award winner Justin Levine; and choreography by Tony Award winner Sonya Tayeh, Moulin Rouge! is more than a musical - it is a state of mind.

The cast includes: Courtney Reed, Casey Cott, Tituss Burgess, André Ward, David Harris, Gabe Martínez, and Sophie Carmen-Jones.


Best Seats in the House

The best views will be in the center orchestra and front mezzanine, but there are very few bad seats in this theater.

Number of Seats

1424 seats

Preview Seat View


Is there wheelchair accessible seating available?

Wheelchair accessible seating is located in the orchestra section. No steps to designated seating location.

Is there a wheelchair accessible restroom available?

Yes, on main level.

Are there assistive devices available?

D-Scriptive devices, I-Caption devices, audio induction neck loops, and infrared headsets are available. There is no charge, but a valid photo ID is required.


When to arrive: Doors open roughly a half hour before showtime. Give yourself plenty of time to pick up tickets and find your seats. What to wear: Whatever makes you comfortable! Some people dress up for the theater, but there is no official dress code. Children under 4 are not permitted in the theater. is an independent website. Content published on this site may be authored by individual contributors whose views may not necessarily reflect the views of or any other organization. We may receive commissions on purchases you make through links published on our website. Click here to review our disclosures page for more information.