Music Box Theatre (1921) New York, NY | Playbill


The Music Box Theatre opened in 1921. Architect C. Howard Crane designed the theatre for producer Sam H. Harris and composer Irving Berlin, whose musical revues dominated the Music Box’s first years. With its seating capacity of 860, it remains a popular setting for intimate productions.

  • Built: 1921
  • Number of Seats: 984
  • Longest Running Show: L'illusioniste
  • Performances: 72
  • Stage Door: Turn right when exiting theater, and look for door labeled "Music Box Stage Entrance," just before the entrance to the Imperial Theatre.
  • Bathrooms: <p>Ladies: Down one flight of stairs from the orchestra level. 11 stalls.</p> <p>Men's: Down one flight of stairs from the orchestra level.</p>
  • Water Fountain: Across the lobby from the box office windows.

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