Where is the Broadway Theater District?
The Broadway Theater District is an area in Midtown Manhattan, New York City where most Broadway theaters are located, as well as many other theaters, movie theaters, restaurants, hotels, and other places of entertainment. It is bounded by West 40th Street on the south, West 54th Street on the north, Sixth Avenue on the east and Eighth Avenue on the west, and includes Times Square. Broadway, the street after which the area is named, runs diagonally through the Theater District.
The Theater District also contains recording studios, record label offices, theatrical agencies, television studios, restaurants, Duffy Square, Shubert Alley, the Brill Building, and countless other attractions.
The Vivian Beaumont Theater (part of Lincoln Center) is the only Broadway theater not located in the Theater District.
Getting to the Broadway Theater District
Check out the various travel options for visiting the Broadway Theater District!
Thanks in part to the creation of pedestrian plazas in Times Square, the Theater District is very walkable, if sometimes a little crowded. Audience members staying at Times Square-area hotels may be able to walk to their destination in the Broadway Theater District.
Many popular rideshare apps service the Broadway Theater District area. Please check your favorite rideshare app for availability, rates, and other information.
New York’s iconic taxis run frequently through the Broadway Theater District.
- 42nd Street, Port Authority (8th Avenue): A, C, E
- 50th Street (8th Avenue): C, E
- 42nd Street, Times Square (Connects to 42nd Street, Port Authority): N, Q, R, 1, 2, 3, 7, S
- 50th Street (Broadway): 1, 2, 3
- 49th Street (7th Avenue): N, Q, R
- M20, M16, M104, M7
Check out the MTA’s Manhattan bus map or visit www.mta.info for more information on route stops and destinations.
Broadway between 42 and 47th Streets have been closed to vehicular traffic and opened to pedestrians as part of the Times Square Transformation. If you are driving through Times Square you should drive south via 7th Avenue or north via 6th or 8th Avenues. If you travel south on Broadway you will be re-directed at 47th Street as you will not be able to continue on Broadway. Cross street traffic is open at each block between these areas.
Parking in the Broadway Theater District
Whether you live or work in the area or are just in town to see a show, dine at a restaurant or stay for the weekend, the Broadway Theater District has many options for long-term and short-term parking.
- 253 W 43rd St
Central Parking System
- 271 W 47th St
- 257-259 W 47th St
- 155 W 48th St
- 250 W 50th St
- 253 W 47th St
- 870-888 Eighth Ave
- 251 W 45th St
Garage Management Corp.
- 148-154 W 48th St
- 225 W 49th St
- 305 W 50th St
- 790 Eighth Ave
- 227 W 48th St
- 810 Seventh Ave
- 145 W 47th St
- 851-859 Eighth Ave
- 235 W 48th St
- 1515 Broadway
- 200-206 W 52nd St
- 140-166 W 53rd St
Manhattan Parking West 45th Street
- 120 W 45th St
Marriot Marquis Hotel
- 1535 Broadway
Meyers Parking, Inc
- 146-150 W 44th St
- 223 W 46th St
- 1633 Broadway
- 305 W 46th St
- 164 W 46th St
Times Square Parking
- 250 W 43rd St
- 333 W 46 St Corp
- 333 W 46th St
52 Broadway Garage Corp.
- 1675 Broadway