Lunt-Fontanne Theatre

Opened in 1910

205 W. 46th Street
New York, NY

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

Theater History

Built in 1910 and originally called the Globe, this theater was renamed the Lunt-Fontanne in 1958 after the acting couple Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne who often appeared in shows together. This theatre is now owned by the Nederlander Organization and recent shows include Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Tina: The Musical, Summer: The Donna Summer Musical, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and Finding Neverland.



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Restrooms are located in the Mezzanine and one level below the Orchestra.

Coat Check

Coat check is available. No luggage or bags.


Where is the stage door?

To the right as you exit the main 46th Street entrance.


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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Starting February 9, Tony Award® winner Aaron Tveit takes over the title role, with Tony Award winner Sutton Foster as Mrs. Lovett. Directed by Tony Award winner Thomas Kail (Hamilton) and choreographed by Olivier Award winner Steven Hoggett (Once, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street has been hailed as a New York Times Critic’s Pick, “a triumphant, must-see production” (Chicago Tribune), and “a riveting revival with big laughs, serious scares, and a thunderous 26-piece orchestra” (Entertainment Weekly). The cast includes: Sutton Foster, Aaron Tveit, and Joe Locke.


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

1505 seats

Preview Seat View


Is there wheelchair accessible seating available?

Wheelchair accessible seating is located in the orchestra section. You may purchase one wheelchair and three companion seats per order if available. For guests with limited mobility, there are seats available with folding armrests (“Aisle transfer seats”) in these locations: Orchestra (no stairs): D101, D114, F1, F2, G101, G114, R1, R2, R101, R114, T1, Z101. Mezzanine (stairs required): E 19, E20, E 114. For low vision/deaf and hard of hearing guests, accessible seats are available in the Orchestra C 1-3, C 2-4.

Is there a wheelchair accessible restroom available?

Yes, a wheelchair accessible restroom is located on the theater's first floor.

Are there assistive devices available?

Headsets for sound augmentation are available at the theatre, free of charge. A photo ID is required as a deposit. For patrons with a tele coil, this theatre is equipped with an induction loop. Please set your device to the “t” setting.


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.