The Walter Kerr Theatre is a Broadway theatre located at 219 West 48th Street in midtown Manhattan. Designed by Herbert J. Krapp for the Shubert family, it operated as the Ritz Theatre from 1921 to 1990. In 1990, the theatre was named after Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Theatre critic Walter Kerr, and since 1980 has been owned and operated by Jujamcyn Theaters (Jordan Roth, President). Being one of the smaller Broadway houses in the Theater District, the Walter Kerr seats 975. Hadestown is currently running at the Walter Kerr Theatre, after opening April 17, 2019.Using our online itinerary creator, New York City attractions like Walter Kerr Theater can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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Walter Kerr Theater Reviews
We were lucky to see Hadestown this month. The play was fabulous, but we felt crippled by the time it was done. There is absolutely no leg room in the front row mezzanine. However, the view of the.... more »
Saw Hadestown from the cheaper balcony seats! The rating is for the theatre not the show (which is phenomenal). The front row of these is a clear view of the whole stage. I’m usually bothered by... more »
The theatre was a clean and had all the old charm, which paired well with the show. Hadestown was so much fun. It was upbeat, funny, and tragic. I highly recommend it to anyone who want to hear great band and powerful music!
Wonderful theater. Just gorgeous but the seats are so tiny. If you are a tall person try to get a seat on the aisle. My 6ft son enjoyed the show but was very uncomfortable
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