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Imperial Theatre

Imperial Theatre


The Imperial Theatre is a Broadway theatre located at 249 West 45th Street (George Abbott Way) in midtown-Manhattan. The theatre seats up to 1417 people. The Shubert Organization’s fiftieth venue in New York City, it was constructed to replace their outdated Lyric Theatre. Designed by Herbert J. Krapp specifically to accommodate musical theatre productions, it opened on December 25, 1923 with the Oscar Hammerstein II-Vincent Youmans production Mary Jane McKane. Since then, it has hosted numerous important musicals, including Annie Get Your Gun (1946), Fiddler on the Roof (1964), Dreamgirls (1981), The Mystery of Edwin Drood (1985) and Les Misérables (1990), which played at the theatre until 2003. Billy Elliot the Musical played at the theatre from November 2008 until January 2012.




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249 W 45th St (between 7 Ave & Broadway) New York, NY 10036



Subway: A, C, E to 42nd St–Port Authority; N, Q, R, 42nd St S, 1, 2, 3, 7 to 42nd St–Times Square


(212) 239-6200 / Call Group Sales Box Office at (800) 223-7565

Box Office

Monday – Saturday 10am – 8.00pm – Sun – Phone

Access Information


Theatre is not completely wheelchair accessible.There are no steps into theatre from the sidewalk. Please be advised that where there are steps either into or within the theatre, we are unable to provide assistance.


Seating is accessible to all parts of the Orchestra without steps. There are no steps to the designated wheelchair seating location.


There is a wheelchair accessible restroom (unisex) located on the main level.
ILS Infrared Listening System Monday thru Saturday 10:00A to 8:30P | Sunday 12:00N to 6:00P