Marquis Theatre


The Marquis Theatre, designed by John C. Portman, Jr., opened in the heart of Times Square in 1986. Its development forced the demolition of five theatre houses — the Astor, the original Helen Hayes, the Morosco, the Bijou, and the Gaiety — and faced protests and criticism. Nonetheless, the modern, high-tech theatre has become a Broadway favorite for musical productions.

Read Full "At This Theatre"
  • Built: 1986
  • Number of Seats: 1602
  • Record Gross: $454,460
  • Show: Me and My Girl (Week Ending: Aug 24, 1986)
  • Longest Running Show: Me and My Girl
  • Performances: 1,239
  • Stage Door: Go to your right as you exit the Broadway entrance and make a right onto 45th St. The stage door is about half a block up, located to your right behind a large pillar.
  • Bathrooms: Ladies and Men's: Outside the theatre lobby, on the far end of the 3rd Floor and Mezzanine levels of the hotel. All restrooms are equipped to accommodate the patrons with disabilities.
  • Concessions: Orchestra and mezzanine levels.

Owner History

Jul 9, 1986 - Times Square Hotel Company Theatre Owner
Jul 9, 1986 - The Nederlander Organization Theatre Lessee
Marquis Theatre
    • 1535 Broadway
    • New York
    • NY
    • United States

Blocking belongs
on the stage,
not on websites.

Our website is made possible by
displaying online advertisements to our visitors.

Please consider supporting us by
whitelisting with your ad blocker.
Thank you!