42nd Street Theater Tickets – Opening The Doors For A Live Theatre Experience

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The 42nd Street theater tickets are the hottest selling tickets in theatre industry. 42nd Street theatres are often used synonymously to Broadway theatres. It is actually the name of a major cross-town street in the borough of Manhattan in New York City. The point of intersection of the 42nd Street with Broadway at Times Square is mainly famous for theatres.

A Brief Synopsis Of 42nd Street

For a long period up to the mid 20th century, this street had a poor reputation because the area near the Times Square was a center for peep shows and other unfavorable activities. A famous movie was made with the name of ‘42nd Street’ that described the plight of this street during the early 20th century. However, by 1990s the City Government called for a clean up of the area near Times Square. Today it is a most popular center for theatres and most of the people out of town throng to this street to watch Broadway shows.

Theatres Located At 42nd Street

American Airlines Theatre: This theatre is located at 227 West 42nd Street, in New York City. Selwyn brothers built it and it was originally named as Selwyn theatre. In 1990, the City and State of New York took possession of this theatre and it fell under the protection of the New 42nd Street Organization. Later in 1997, The Roundabout Theatre Company renovated the Selwyn Theatre and renamed it as American Airlines Theatre. It currently houses the major productions of the Roundabout and serves as a home for them. Presently it is showing the play ‘The 39 Steps’. Rush for the 42nd Street theater tickets for this show, as the run is limited only up to March 23, 2008.

Hilton Theatre: This is a Broadway theatre located at 213 West 42nd Street, Manhattan. The Hilton is built on the site of Apollo and Lyric theatres. After falling into serious disrepair and being ignored, the City and State of New York repossessed both the theatres under the protection of the New 42nd Street Organization. Later in 1996, the old theatres were demolished to build a new theatre on its site by carefully incorporating certain major architectural structures and elements from the old buildings. It was completely renovated and renamed as Hilton Theatre in 2005. It is currently playing a musical ‘Young Frankenstein’. Do not miss to book 42nd Street theater tickets for this show, as it is the latest super hit musical.

New Amsterdam Theatre: The New Amsterdam theatre was built in 1903 and it is one of the oldest surviving Broadway venue located at 214 West 42nd Street in the heart of Times Square. It was closed for a short period during the Great Depression. The Nederlander Organization purchased this property but lost it so after after a court battle to the City and State of New York. In 1993, the Disney Theatrical Productions signed a 99-year lease and it is currently operating this theatre. Currently it is playing an award winning Disney Theatrical musical ‘Mary Poppins’. The 42nd Street theater tickets for this show are available at the theatre’s box office.

Getting 42nd Street Theater Tickets Online

Tickets for the shows played at the above theatres can be booked either at the box office or at any authorized online ticket agency. So book your tickets and be one of the reputed theatre’s audience members. To view a great online inventory of 42nd Street Theater tickets click the link!

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