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Ambassador Theatre

Theater, Broadway Midtown West
Ambassador Theatre
Ambassador Theatre

Time Out says

Home of the long-running revival of Chicago, the Ambassador opened in 1921 and can seat 1,088 customers at a time. Designed by the Shuberts’ prime architect, Herbert Knapp, this building presented a unique challenge. Since the plot of land at 215 W 49th St was too narrow for a conventional theater design, Knapp placed the auditorium diagonally. This means that the stage has little wing space and an unusual hexagonal shape. Works just fine for the lean, mean Chicago.

 

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Address: 219 W 49th St
New York

Cross street: between Broadway and Eighth Ave
Transport: Subway: C, E to 50th St; N, R to 49th St; 1 to 50th St
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  • Musicals Tuesday September 14 2021 - Friday December 31 2021
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