New Amsterdam

Opened in 1903

214 W. 42nd Street
New York, NY

Monday - Friday: 9am - 8pm
Saturday: 10am - 8pm
Sunday: 10am - 6:30pm

Theater History

The New Amsterdam Theatre is operated by Disney Theatrical Productions. It was built in 1902-1903 and named for the Dutch settlement of New Amsterdamn. It was home to the famed Ziegfeld Follies from 1913-1927 before being converted into a movie theater before being redeveloped by the Nederlander Organization and ultimately leased by Disney. The musicals The Lion King, Mary Poppins, and Aladdin have all played in this theater.



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Restrooms are located on all three levels.

Coat Check

Coat check is available.


Where is the stage door?

To the right as you exit the 41st Street entrance.


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Based on the beloved Disney film, discover a whole new world a whole new way. ALADDIN has played to over 15 million audience members worldwide. It's "Exactly what you wish for!" - NBC-TV

The cast includes: Michael Maliakel, Michael James Scott, Sonya Balsara, and Dennis Stowe. 


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

1702 seats

Preview Seat View


Is there wheelchair accessible seating available?

Wheelchair accessible seating is located in the rear Orchestra and Mezzanine sections.

Is there a wheelchair accessible restroom available?

Yes, a wheelchair accessible restroom is available on the Orchestra, Mezzanine, and Balcony.

Are there assistive devices available?

Headsets for sound augmentation are available at the theatre. For guests with Tele Coil, T-Coil Loops are available. On-demand pre-recorded audio description is available for every performance through devices available free of charge that can be checked out at a kiosk in the theatre’s main lobby. Please ask an Usher or House Manager for assistance. On-demand closed captions are available for every performance through I-Caption devices, available free of charge, that can be checked out at a kiosk in the theatre’s main lobby. This fully automated system displays dialogue, lyrics and sound effects on a handheld display. Please ask an Usher or House Manager for assistance.


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 2 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.