SeatPlan Logo

Barrymore Theatre, New York
Seating Chart

Seating Plan & Seat View Photos

Select seats to view real seat view photos from SeatPlan members, with ratings for comfort, legroom and view to help you book the best Harmony Broadway tickets and Patriots on Broadway tickets.

Barrymore Theatre Capacity

The Barrymore Theatre New York has a capacity of 1043 seats. Section capacities are 591 Orchestra, 196 Front Mezzanine and 256 Rear Mezzanine. Use our interactive seating chart to view 450 seat reviews and 438 photos of views from seat.

Venue Overview

In 1928, famed actress Ethel Barrymore had a theater not just named after her, but built for her. Opening that December with The Kingdom of God, the Barrymore Theatre is the sole remaining venue named for Broadway moguls the Shubert brothers’ affiliated performers.

The Barrymore Theatre has housed revivals, small dramas and star-studded performances thanks to its intimate but grand design. Frequent Shubert collaborator Herbert J. Krapp drew on a medley of influences from Roman terracotta above the entrance, to a lavish and warm fusion of Edwardian, neo-classical and Mediterranean décor inside.

Ethel Barrymore trod the boards of her namesake for around a decade in various plays and revivals, and the theater has enjoyed a distinguished history since. Past productions include Noel Coward’s Design for Living (1933), Marlon Brando in A Streetcar Named Desire (1947), Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun (1959), and more recently the Broadway transfer of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (2014).

The Barrymore Theatre seating chart has a capacity of around 1,058 and features three levels – the Orchestra, Front Mezzanine and Rear Mezzanine. The Orchestra is the largest section, seating just over half of the audience including wheelchair accessible seats. Views across the three sub-sections of the Orchestra are generally good, with premium seats in the Center. The Front Mezzanine offers wide views of the stage whilst a good rake ensures the Rear Mezzanine, though distant, retains decent sightlines. There are also six Boxes to the left and right of the Orchestra for a more personal experience.

Tips

• Step-free access to Orchestra, wheelchair and transfer seats
• Lower lounge bar serving before performances
• Waiter service for wheelchair patrons
• Coat check doesn’t accept strollers or furs
• Children under four are not permitted into the theater

Embed This Plan

Use our seat chart on your website for free!

Barrymore Theatre Seating Chart
Copied

Good value seats

It’s commonly agreed that the Barrymore Theater doesn’t have a bad seat thanks to its size, although sitting further back or to the sides may cause some restricted views. In particular, Center Orchestra seats a few rows back from the premium or those ranging from the back of the Front Mezzanine to the beginning of the Rear Mezzanine offer clear views for a lower price.

Premium seats

The front middle seats of the Center Orchestra offer the best views, although be sure to sit a couple of rows back if you want to prevent neck strain from looking up at actors too much. Rows F or G are ideal. The first row of the Front Mezzanine is also premium in price, view and experience.

Recent Audience Seat View Photos

Orchestra M19

View
Comfort
Legroom
Very good view of the stage. Even though to the side you can see everything. Legroom is decent, but the seats are narrow More
Patriots on Broadway
Saw Patriots on Broadway on 19 April 2024

Orchestra P16
Verified

View
Comfort
Legroom
close enough to see facial expressions. a few moments of obstruction but nothing important is missed More
Patriots on Broadway
Saw Patriots on Broadway on 15 April 2024

Orchestra C14
Verified

View
Comfort
Legroom
The legroom wasn’t bad but certainly felt tight after a while. The view isn’t bad, it’s nice to be close, but certainly there... More
Harmony on Broadway
Saw Harmony on Broadway on 01 February 2024

SeatPlan Rewards

How to earn rewardsHow to earn rewards
More Information
Your basket is empty.