Richard Rodgers

Opened in 1925

226 W. 46th Street
New York, NY

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

Theater History

The 46th Street Theatre was renamed the Richard Rodgers in 1990 after the late composer, known for his collaboration with Oscar Hammerstein II and musicals like Oklahoma!, Carousel, South Pacific, The King and I, and The Sound of Music. This theatre, built in 1924, was also the first to utilize “democratic seating,” in which all patrons used the same entrance, whether they were heading to orchestra or balcony seats.



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Restrooms are located below the Orchestra level.

Coat Check

Coat check is available.


Where is the stage door?

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


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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

1319 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 available on the main lobby 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://www.galapro.com/ 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.

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