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Little Shubert Theatre
The Little Shubert is the first Off-Broadway theatre in New York built from the ground up, and the first to be owned by the Shubert Organization. Built as part of a residential tower and opened in 2002, the Little Shubert has the honor of being the first new theatre built by the Shubert Organization in New York City since 1928, when the Ethel Barrymore opened on West 47th Street.

In its short lifetime, the Little Shubert has been home to Tommy Tune White Tie and Tails (2002), Hank Williams: Lost Highway (2003), Fame on 42nd Street (2003), Shockheaded Peter (2005), My Mother's Italian, My Father's Jewish, and I'm in Therapy! (2006), Three Mo' Tenors (2007), Viagara Falls (2010), Lucky Guy (2011) with Leslie Jordan and Varla Jean Merman, the hilarious Harry Potter parody, Potted Potter (2012 & 2013) and Lady Day (2013) starring the Tony Award winner Dee Dee Bridgewater.

Notable features of the Little Shubert Theatre include an exceptionally well-configured auditorium with stadium seating providing excellent sightlines and proximity to the stage. The stage itself and the orchestra pit are comparable in size to the dimensions of many Broadway theatres. The interior décor blends exposed technical infrastructure with warm, rich colors, and includes reproductions of artwork from the Shubert Archive collection. On the exterior of the building, the marquee consists of an ornamental canopy in architectural metal and glass.

Details on the Little Shubert Theatre's Accessibility

Access Information
Theatre is wheelchair accessible.

Accessibility by Seating Section
Orchestra Location: There are steps between each row. Wheelchair seating does not involve steps.

Handrails: Available at the end of every stepped seat row in the Orchestra.

There is an elevator and escalator from the ground level to the theater level.

Restrooms are wheelchair accessible on the ground level.

Little Shubert Exterior, <em>White Tie and Tails</em>, 2002
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Little Shubert Stage
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Little Shubert Theatre Lobby
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Architectural rendering,<br>Little Shubert Theatre floor-plan, 2001
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Little Shubert Theatre floor-plan, 2001
Little Shubert Theatre Interior, Stage View of Orchestra
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Coming Up
Under My Skin
Under My Skin TicketsIn Under My Skin, a twist of fate leads to love and laughs when New York’s most eligible bachelor and a single, working mother hilariously experience each other’s lives and see things from a very different perspective. From the acclaimed writing and producing team of Robert Sternin and Prudence Fraser, the creative forces behind such television hits as The Nanny and Who’s The Boss, and director Kirsten Sanderson, comes the Off-Broadway premiere of a new, outrageous, heartfelt comedy about sex, love, and healthcare…three things we all need but can’t always get.

Tickets and Access Information
Theatre Specs
Little Shubert Theatre
422 West 42nd Street
Between 9th and Dyer Avenues
New York, NY 10036
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Year Builtspacer2002
Seating Capacityspacer499 Total
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Theatre Dimensions 
Proscenium Opening:39' 7"
Height of Proscenium:24' 0"
Depth to proscenium:26' 1"
Depth to front of stage:30' 8"
Stage Type:Proscenium
Seating Map
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Little Shubert Theatre Seating Map
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