Lena Horne Theatre (2022) New York, NY | Playbill


The Lena Horne Theatre opened in 1926, as the Mansfield Theatre, at 256 W. 47th Street. The theatre was designed by Herbert J. Krapp, funded by the Chanin brothers, and named for the late actor Richard Mansfield. The venue was renamed for New York Times theatre critic Brooks Atkinson in 1960 and for legendary performer Lena Horne in 2022.

  • Built: 1926
  • Number of Seats: 1045
  • Longest Running Show: Rock of Ages
  • Performances: 2,328
  • Stage Door: To your right as you exit the 47th St. doors. It is a large metal door marked "Stage Door."
  • Bathrooms: Ladies and Men's: Mezzanine level.
  • Concessions: Mezzanine lobby.

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