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The Illusionists at the Marquis Theatre on Broadway

Ticket Information

Box Office Hours
Monday-Saturday: 10:00 AM-8:00 PM
Sunday: 12:00 PM-6:00 PM

Tickets
Purchase online, at the theatre box office, or by phone at 877-250-2929.

Group Tickets (12+)
Book online or call 800-714-8452.


Location


Public Transportation

By Subway:

C E Subway Icons  Take the C, E train to 50th St.
N R Subway Icons  Take the N, R to 49th St.

 

 


About This Theatre

Opened in 1986, the Marquis Theatre is one of the newest theatres to be built on Broadway. Located inside the Marriott Marquis Hotel, it was designed to provide maximum comfort for audiences and actors while conveying a feeling of intimacy. The venue features an expansive backstage, high ceilings, state-of-the-art acoustics, wide aisles, comfortable seats, ample restrooms, and parking.

Since its opening, the theatre has showcased a series of hit musicals including Me and My Girl, Gypsy, Man of La Mancha, The Goodbye Girl, Damn Yankees, Victor/Victoria, Peter Pan, Annie Get Your Gun, and Thoroughly Modern Millie. Before or after seeing a show at the Marquis, theatergoers can dine at one of the fine restaurants located throughout the hotel.

The Marquis has 1,611 seats and is one of The Nederlander Organization‘s nine Broadway theatres.


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Payment
American Express, Visa, and Mastercard are accepted for ticket purchases at the box office.

Refunds/Exchanges
The Marquis Theatre does not provide ticket refunds or exchanges.

Dress Code
There is no dress code at the theatre. For all performances, attire should be comfortable and appropriate for the occasion. The theatre is air-conditioned during the summer months.

Children
All persons entering the theatre, regardless of age, must have a ticket. Children under the age of 4 are not permitted in the theatre.

Late Seating
The seating procedure for latecomers varies by seat section. Late patrons who are seated in the front orchestra are held in the lobby for 10 minutes after the performance begins. They are then escorted directly to their seats by an usher.

Smoking
Smoking (including e-cigarettes) is prohibited in the Marquis Theatre.


Amenities

Concessions
There are three bars located on the theatre’s orchestra level and one bar on the mezzanine level where alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages as well as snacks can be purchased. Bottled water and beverages with secure tops are permitted in the auditorium. The bars begin serving patrons 30 minutes prior to the start of the performance and at intermission.

Nederlander Theatres do not permit outside food or beverages.

Patrons seeking to bring in their own food or drink because the food or drink is necessary for medical reasons shall be permitted to bring such food or drink into a theatre.

It is imperative for patrons to understand that not only do the theatres sell peanut-related products, it is impossible for any theatre to designate peanut-free seating zones since we cannot control what food products patrons may bring into the theatres.

Restrooms
Restrooms are located outside the theatre lobby, Orchestra level, in the common area on the third Floor and Mezzanine level of the Marquis Hotel.

Cloakroom
There is no cloakroom service available at this theatre.


Parking

We are partnered with ParkWhiz to help our customers book parking in advance. ParkWhiz features hundreds of parking locations all over NYC at discounted rates. Book parking here before you head in for the show.


Security

Patron Security
For the protection of our patrons, theatre managers and private security personnel are on duty during all performances.

Bag Checks
All bags will be inspected upon arrival. Luggage, shopping bags, and other large packages that will not fit comfortably with you at your seat will not be checked or allowed inside the theatre. For your convenience, please make other arrangements for these items before arriving.

Do not leave your personal bags (purses, backpacks) unattended while in the theatre.

Firearms are not permitted in the theatre.


Theatre Staff

House Manager: Tiffani Gavin
Associate House Manager: Eric Brown
Treasurer: Rick Waxman

Contact Information
Phone: 212-382-0100
[email protected]

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Policy for our Patrons With Disabilities

Accessible seating is available for this performance as indicated on the seating map.

Wheelchair locations are available in the orchestra section of the theatre (pending availability). You may purchase one wheelchair and three companion seats per order if available.

For guests with limited mobility, there are seats available with movable/folding armrests (“Aisle transfer seats”) in these locations: Orchestra A1, A2, F17, F18, K1, K2, P101, P125, S27, S28, T1, T2; Mezzanine K33, K34, L1, L2.

The theatre aisles on the orchestra level are stepped instead of ramped. There are 22 steps starting from row X down to row AA.

For low vision/deaf & hard of hearing guests, accessible seats are available in the Orchestra Row A 101-104, B 1-3, B 2-4.

The Marquis Theatre is committed to the needs of our patrons with disabilities. For more details on our policies or assistance purchasing accessible seating, please contact us at 212-382-0100 or [email protected].

Learn more about Nederlander’s commitment to accessible seating in this venue.


Wheelchair-Accessible Restroom

All restrooms are equipped to accommodate the patrons with disabilities.


Services for Patrons With Disabilities

Theatre representatives are available to meet physically challenged theatergoers in the lobby of the building to escort them to designated wheelchair accessible areas.


Policy on Guide Dogs and Service Animals

Although animals are not permitted in the theatre, an exception is made for guide dogs and service animals. Please inform your ticket sales representative if any accommodations are required.


Assisted Listening Devices

Headsets for sound augmentation are available at the theatre, free of charge. A photo identification is required as a deposit.

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Marquis Theatre marquee, featuring Come Fly Away on BroadwayThe Marquis Theatre, which has been leased by the Nederlander Organization for 35 years, had a spectacular opening on August 10, 1986, with an enormous hit: Me and My Girl, a new production of a 1937 London musical that delighted audiences with its broad humor, glamorous sets and costumes, and rousing musical score. Robert Lindsay, Maryann Plunkett, and Gillian Gregory all took home Tony Awards for it; the musical ran for 1,420 performances and got the beautiful new theatre off to a flying start.

Audiences also liked the raucous Brazilian song-and-dance revue called Oba Oba ’90 before the scenic resources of the Marquis were tested to their fullest capacities by Shogun: The Musical in 1990. Based on the novel by James Clavell, the musical had book and lyrics by John Driver and music by Paul Chihara.

Tyne Daly, who had won a Tony the previous season for her starring role in Gypsy, brought the musical back to the Marquis Theatre in 1991 and repeated her electrifying performance as Rose. Arthur Laurents was back at the Marquis later that year as librettist and director of the musical Nick & Nora, which had a score by Charles Strouse and Richard Maltby Jr. Based on the characters Nick and Nora Charles, created by Dashiell Hammett for The Thin Man, the musical spoof cast Barry Bostwick and Joanna Gleason as the husband and wife sleuths and Faith Prince as a hysterical murder victim.

On April 24, 1992, a new production of Man of La Mancha opened at the Marquis, starring Raúl Juliá  as  Cervantes/Don  Quixote and Sheena Easton as Aldonza/Dulcinea.

The Marquis’s 1993 tenant was The Goodbye Girl, starring Bernadette Peters and Martin Short, based on the Neil Simon film, with book by Simon and a Marvin Hamlisch– David Zippel score.

In 1994, a splendid new production of Damn Yankees opened with Bebe Neuwirth, Victor Garber, and Jarrod Emick. Garber was succeeded by Jerry Lewis, making his Broadway debut. Julie Andrews in Victor/ Victoria was a long-running tenant. She was succeeded in the title role by Liza Minnelli and then Raquel Welch.

This  theatre’s most  recent  tenants include On Your Feet!; Lewis Black: Black to the Future; Penn & Teller on Broadway; The Illusionists: Witness the Impossible; multinational vocal group Il Divo; revivals of Jekyll & Hyde, Evita, and Sondheim’s Follies; Wonderland; Donnie & Marie: A Broadway Christmas; Come Fly Away; Irving Berlin’s White Christmas; 9 to 5; Cry-Baby; The Drowsy Chaperone; The Woman in White; La Cage aux Folles; Sutton Foster winning her first Tony in Thoroughly Modern Millie (903 performances); a Tony-winning Bernadette Peters—followed by starry replacements, including Reba McEntire—in Annie Get Your Gun (1,045 performances); Peter Pan; Forever Tango; and The Capeman.

 

 

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