Schoenfeld Theatre

Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre

Opened in 1917

236 W. 45th Street
New York, NY

Monday - Saturday: 10am - 8pm
Sunday: 12pm - 6pm

Theater History

Originally called the Plymouth Theatre when it opened in 1917, it was renamed in 2005 after the Gerald Schoenfeld, the late chairman of the Shubert Organization. It is run by the Shubert Organization, and recent productions include Life of Pi, Take Me Out, Come From Away, The Humans, American Psycho, China Doll, The Audience, and It’s Only a Play.



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Restrooms located on the lower lounge.

Coat Check

Coat check is available.


Free Wi-Fi Available

Where is the stage door?

To the left as you exit the main 45th Street entrance.


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The Notebook at the Schoenfeld Theatre

The Notebook

Based on the best-selling novel of the same name by Nicholas Sparks, THE NOTEBOOK has music and lyrics by Ingrid Michaelson, book by Bekah Brunstetter, choreography by Katie Spelman, and direction by Michael Greif and Schele Williams. "Absolutely gorgeous - not to be missed." (Chicago Tribune); "Superb!" (Chicago Sun-Times)


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

1080 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, a wheelchair accessible restroom is located on main level.

Are there assistive devices available?

Infrared assistive listening devices available for every performance; audio description and closed captioning devices will be available beginning four weeks after the show's opening night. Before this date, live-caption via CART using a hand-held device can be requested with two weeks advance notice. Contact Shuebrt Audience Services at 212-944-3700 or for more information.


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.