Majestic Theatre (1927) New York , NY | Playbill


The Majestic Theatre opened in 1927, the sixth and last theatre built for the Chanin brothers. Designed by Herbert J. Krapp, it remains among the largest of the Broadway theatres. From 1988 to 2023, the Majestic housed The Phantom of the Opera, which surpassed Cats in 2006 to become the longest-running Broadway show in history.

  • Built: 1927
  • Number of Seats: 1605
  • Longest Running Show: The Phantom of the Opera
  • Performances: 13,981
  • Stage Door: Exit through the main 44th St. doors and turn right. Walk toward 8th Avenue, then make a right onto 45th. Walk toward a wide gated entrance with metal doors adjacent to the Golden Theatre.
  • Bathrooms: Ladies and men's: Restrooms are located one flight up and two flights down from main lobby. Wheelchair-accessible restroom on orchestra level.
  • Concessions: Orchestra level.

Owner History

Jan 1, 1973 - "The Shubert Organization, Inc."
Nov 23, 1936 - Jan 1, 1973 "Magoro Corporation"
Nov 1, 1927 - Nov 23, 1936 Royma Corporation
Mar 28, 1927 - Nov 30, 1927 Henry Chanin
Mar 28, 1927 - Nov 30, 1927 Irwin Chanin

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