Lena Horne Theatre

Opened in 1926

256 W. 47th Street
New York, NY

Monday - Saturday: 10am - 8pm
Sunday: 12pm - 7pm

Theater History

Formerly the Brooks Atkinson Theatre after the New York Times theater critic, and originally the Mansfield Theatre after British actor Richard Mansfield, the Lena Horne Theatre was renamed in 2022 after the dancer, singer, and activist Lena Horne. Recent productions include Six, Waitress, Spring Awakening, It Shoulda Been You, Love Letters, After Midnight, Hands on a Hardbody, and Peter and the Starcatcher.



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Restrooms are located on the Mezzanine level.

Coat Check

Coat check is unavailable at this theater.


Where is the stage door?

To your left as you exit the main 47th Street entrance.


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From Tudor Queens to Pop Princesses, the SIX wives of Henry VIII take the mic to remix five hundred years of historical heartbreak into an exuberant celebration of 21st century girl power! This new original musical is the global sensation that everyone is losing their head over. The New York Times says SIX “TOTALLY RULES!” (Critic's Pick) and The Washington Post hails SIX as “Exactly the kind of energizing, inspirational illumination this town aches for! The Broadway season got supercharged!”

The cast includes: Khaila Wilcoxon, Storm Lever, Jasmine Forsberg, Olivia Donalson, Didi Romero, and Gabriela Carrillo.


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 cozy theater.

Number of Seats

1069 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 (unisex) restroom is located on Orchestra level.

Are there assistive devices available?

Headsets for sound augmentation are available free of charge at the theatre. A photo ID is required as a deposit. Closed Captioning is available using the GalaPro app. Https:// 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 5 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.