About Eugene O'Neill Theatre
Eugene O'Neill Theatre
If there’s one thing that represents New York City’s impact on culture, it would be the Broadway show. If there’s any theater that represents the Broadway show better than the Eugene O’Neill Theatre, in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, good luck finding it! This venue has been the home of some of the most entertaining, impactful, and successful musicals and plays for literally generations.
The History of the Eugene O’Neill Theatre
The history of this venue stretches back nearly a hundred years. It was first opened in 1925, named the Forrest Theatre at the time. Twenty years later, after a series of renovations, it was given a second name, the Coronet. Finally, in 1959 it was renamed the Eugene O’Neill Theatre in honor of the great American playwright. It’s held that name ever since, even as it’s changed ownership several times over that period.
What’s So Special About Eugene O’Neill Theatre Events?
Have you ever been inside a classic Broadway music house? It’s intimate and special, and the Eugene O’Neill is the quintessential Broadway experience. This venue has no more than 1,100 seats to make sure you don’t miss a moment of the action, from the orchestra pit to the mezzanine to the deluxe boxes by the wings. Not too big, not too small, and situated right in the heart of one of the biggest cities in the world, the Eugene O’Neill Theatre is the perfect venue for a Broadway adventure.
Frequently Asked Questions
Where is Eugene O'Neill Theatre located?
The Eugene O'Neill Theatre is located in Manhattan, NYC.
What kind of events does Eugene O'Neill Theatre host?
The Eugene O’Neill Theatre has seen some of the biggest and best musicals and stage plays that Broadway has ever seen. Some of the longest-running shows ever have graced its stage. We’re talking classics like The Book of Mormon, The Full Monty, Death of a Salesman, M. Butterfly, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Annie, Yentl, The Odd Couple — we’re talking Broadway royalty here. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg when you’ve been hosting Broadway shows since 1925!
Which team is playing at Eugene O'Neill Theatre?
As this is a music venue no team plays here.
Where can I park for free at Eugene O'Neill Theatre?
Due to the Theatres’ central location, there is no onsite parking next to the building, however, there are many parking lots and available spaces across the city center. Prices vary depending on the lot, so be sure to double-check before leaving your car to attend the Eugene O'Neill Theatre event.
What is the seating capacity of Eugene O'Neill Theatre?
Eugene O'Neill Theatre events can host no more than 1,100 making it an extremely intimate venue, and one not to be missed!
Who owns Eugene O'Neill Theatre?
Eugene O'Neill Theatre is owned by Jujamcyn Theaters.
How do I get to Eugene O'Neill Theatre using public transport?
Fans wishing to reach Eugene O'Neill Theatre events on public transport are in luck. The theatre is located in midtown manhattan making it easily accessible by subway, no matter where you’re coming from.