Purchase tickets to Come From Awayonline, at the theatre box office, or by calling 212-239-6200.
Group Tickets (12+)
Book online or call 800-714-8452.
About This Theatre
The Shuberts built the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (formerly the Plymouth) along with the contiguous Broadhurst in 1917. The playhouse was initially leased to producer Arthur M. Hopkins, who achieved much success in booking it. It was renamed the Gerald Schoenfeld in 2005 to honor the late chairman of the Shubert Organization.
Come From Away is currently playing at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre.
The Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre has 1,084 seats and is one of the Shubert Organization‘s 17 Broadway theatres.
Accessible seating is available for this performance as indicated on the seating map.
The theatre is not completely wheelchair-accessible. There are no steps into the theatre from the sidewalk. Please be advised that where there are steps either into or within the theatre, we are unable to provide assistance.
There is one (unisex) wheelchair-accessible restroom located on the main level.
Orchestra location: Seating is accessible to all parts of the Orchestra without steps. There are no steps to the designated wheelchair seating location.
Mezzanine location: Located on the second level, up one flight of stairs (31 steps). Once on the Mezzanine level, there are approximately two steps down per row. Entrance to the Mezzanine is behind row K.
Handrails: Available at the end of every stepped seat row in the Mezzanine.
Assisted Listening Devices
Reservations are not necessary. A driver’s license or ID with printed address required as a deposit. Please e-mail [email protected] or call: 212-582-7678 to reserve in advance.
Loop technology is also available at this theatre.
Shubert Audience Services The Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre provides at least 10 infrared assisted-listening devices for every performance at the theatre. Beginning four weeks after a show’s official opening-night performance, at least 10 audio description devices are available for every performance at the theatre. In addition, there is unlimited access to downloadable audio description software for personal mobile devices, available beginning four weeks after a show’s official opening-night performance, which provides an automated detailed account of the visual of the production, free of charge, for blind or partially sighted patrons. The theatre also offers handheld devices and software that provide captioning for deaf or hard-of-hearing patrons, available beginning four weeks after a show’s official opening-night performance. Additional devices can be available with at least 24 hours’ notice by contacting Shubert Audience Services at 212-944-3700 or [email protected]. There is also a representative at the Shubert Audience Services kiosk at every performance to assist any patron with the audio description devices, software, or captioning devices.
On May 9, 2005, the Plymouth Theatre was officially renamed for Gerald Schoenfeld, the legendary chairman of the Shubert Organization from 1972 until his death in 2008. The Shubert Brothers opened this impressive house in 1917 and leased it to producer Arthur Hopkins, who presented such famed plays as What Price Glory? and Holiday.
Recent productions at this theatre have included the Tony-winning play The Humans; the musical American Psycho; Al Pacino in China Doll; The Audience, with Helen Mirren; Terrence McNally’s It’s Only a Play; The Bridges of Madison County; Orphans; Glengarry Glen Ross with Al Pacino and Bobby Cannavale; Gore Vidal’s The Best Man; the musical Bonnie & Clyde; The Motherf**ker With the Hat; David Mamet’s A Life in the Theatre; Martin McDonagh’s A Behanding in Spokane; A Steady Rain (Hugh Jackman, Daniel Craig); Impressionism (Jeremy Irons, Joan Allen); All My Sons (John Lithgow, Dianne Wiest, Patrick Wilson, Katie Holmes); A Chorus Line; The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial;Chita Rivera: The Dancer’s Life; Brooklyn; Match; Taboo; Long Day’s Journey Into Night; The Graduate with Kathleen Turner; Thou Shalt Not; and Bells Are Ringing.
The 1990s and 1980s saw: Jekyll and Hyde; A Delicate Balance; Wonderful Tennessee; Passion; Translations; Dancing at Lughnasa (Tony Award); The Heidi Chronicles; Burn This; Peter O’Toole and Amanda Plummer in Pygmalion; Lily Tomlin in The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe; The Real Thing, which won Tonys for Jeremy Irons, Glenn Close, Christine Baranski, and director Mike Nichols; You Can’t Take It with You; David Hare’s Plenty; Jane Lapotaire in Piaf; and Nicholas Nickleby, winner of four Tonys.
Highlights of the 1970s included Maureen Stapleton in Neil Simon’s The Gingerbread Lady; Sada Thompson in Twigs; Equus, starring Anthony Hopkins; Tom Courtenay in Otherwise Engaged; and Runaways.
In the 1960s, this theatre housed Irma La Douce with Elizabeth Seal (Tony Award); Fredric March in Gideon; Anthony Quinn, Margaret Leighton, and Charles Grodin in Tchin-Tchin; Alec Guinness (Tony Award) in Dylan; The Odd Couple with Walter Matthau (Tony Award) and Art Carney; and Plaza Suite, starring Maureen Stapleton and George C. Scott.
Productions in the 1950s included Don Juan in Hell; Dial “M” for Murder; Michael Redgrave in Tiger at the Gates; Peter Ustinov in his play Romanoff and Juliet; Paul Douglas in A Hole in the Head; Maurice Evans in The Apple Cart; Margaret Sullavan in Janus; Marge and Gower Champion and Harry Belafonte in 3 for Tonight; Henry Fonda, Lloyd Nolan, and John Hodiak in The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial; and Claude Dauphin, Kurt Kasznar, and Eva Gabor in The Happy Time.
Some other memorable hits: The Skin of Our Teeth, starring Tallulah Bankhead, Fredric March, and Montgomery Clift; Tallulah Bankhead and Donald Cook in a sparkling revival of Private Lives; Bankhead again in Dark Victory; Clifton Webb in Noël Coward’s Present Laughter; Robert E. Sherwood’s Abe Lincoln in Illinois with Raymond Massey; Gertrude Lawrence and Nancy Kelly in Susan and God; Marta Abba and John Halliday in Tovarich; and Clark Gable in Machinal.
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