This guide on the Hudson theatre seating chart will help you find the best seats in the house. Get real-time seat availability and pricing, insider tips on the best seats and more.
Navigating The Hudson Theatre Seating Chart
The Hudson Theater has a total seat count of 974 across 3 sections - Orchestra (473 seats), Dress Circle (258 seats) and Balcony (243 seats). The Orchestra has the best seats with uninterrupted views of the stage and a chance to be close to the action. Check out real-time availability and recommended seats on our Hudson Theater Seating Chart.
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Hudson Theatre - Recommended Seats
• Value for money seats
Middle Orchestra - Any seats in Row E to L.
Middle Mezzanine - Any seats in Row D to F. Great view of the stage wihtout paying a hefty price. These seats are also the most popular and tend to sell out soon.
• If money were no matter
Center Orchestra - Premium seats in Row AA to D..
• Best views of the stage
Center Orchestra - Any seats in Row D to K. Center Mezzanine - Rows A to Row D.
• Best Legroom
Row A & N in Orchestra and Row A in Mezzanine.
Hudson Theatre Orchestra
The Orchestra section has a total of 473 seats that are divided into two sections.
The first half of the orchestra has a total of 196 seats spread across 10 rows, from row A to row K. This section is not only closest to the stage, but it also offers a uniquely immersive experience and is destined to be the best seats in the house.
The second half of the orchestra is divided longitudinally into 3 subsections - the center orchestra and the two side orchestras. The center orchestra here has 164 seats spread across 10 rows, from row L to row U.
Check out the real-time seat availability of the Orchestra section in the Hudson Theatre.
Hudson Theatre Dress Circle
The Dress Circle (or mezzanine) is the first elevated section of the Hudson Theatre. Spread over 10 rows, from row A to row J, the dress circle has a seating capacity of 258 seats. The Dress Circle is further divided into three longitudinal sections - center, left and right dress circle.
Left Dress Circle
The left dress circle seats are spread across 10 rows (A to J) and are odd numbered.
Center Dress Circle
The center dress circle seats are spread across 10 rows (A to J).
Right Dress Circle
The right dress circle seats are spread across 10 rows (A to J) and are even numbered.
Check out the real-time seat availability of the Dress Circle in the Hudson Theatre.
Hudson Theater Balcony
The Balcony is the second elevated section of the Hudson Theatre. Spread over 8 rows, from row A to row H, the balcony is almost as big as the dress circle with a capacity of 243 seats. The Balcony is also divided into three longitudinal sections:
Left Balcony :The left balcony seats are spread across 8 rows (A to H) and are odd numbered.
Center Balcony: The center balcony seats are spread across 8 rows (A to H).
Right Balcony: The right balcony seats are spread across 8 rows (A to H) and are even numbered.
Check out the real-time seat availability of the Balcony section in the Hudson Theatre.
Which Seats Offer The Best View?
There’s no denying that the front Orchestra has the best seats in the Hudson Theater. These seats not only offer an uninterrupted view of the stage, but also bring you closer to all the action. Specifically, the center seats of rows A to E are the amongst the best in theatre.
Opinions might different on this one but the second in line after front orchestra is the front section of the dress circle. Providing patrons an elevated view of the stage, the dress circle seats are great on their own right.
Being the first elevated section, seats in the first few rows of the center dress circle are one the best and offer the most stunning views.
Which seats/section offer the best value for money?
While both the premium orchestra and the front rows of dress circle are considered the best in the theatre, most wouldn’t exactly call them value for money. That honor goes to the middle orchestra and middle dress circle seats.
Any seat in the rows F to M of the orchestra section offers a decent view and is easy on the pocket. For dress circle, rows E to H are suitable picks for the budget conscious.
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30-Second Takeaway: Hudson Theatre
- The theater is smaller than your average Broadway theater, housing a total of 976 seats spread across three sections.
- The orchestra section has 476 seats, with rows A to K providing a uniformly good view of the stage.
- The second section, dress circle has 254 seats and offers a mixed bag of viewing angles. The centre seats of the first couple of rows (A to E) are just as good as the front orchestra seats.
- The balcony offers an average viewing experience but the ticket prices make up for that. If you’re on a budget, we would recommend, a seat in the middle rows of the dress circle or the front row of the balcony.
- The theater has been renovated recently so you can expect a generally pleasant viewing experience.
- The Hudson Theatre is currently playing David Byrne's American Utopia.
- The ticket availability of David Byrne's American Utopia is decent, with an average theater occupancy rate between 75% to 85%. Generally, the best seats, i.e. front orchestra and front dress circle sell out fast and if you wait for the last moment to book your tickets, you’ll only get average seats.
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Hudson Theatre Seating Chart - FAQs
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Which seats in Hudson Theatre have the best views?
Seats in Row D to K in center Orchestra and Rows A to Row D in Mezzanine have the best view of the stage.
Which seats in Hudson Theatre are the most value-for-money?
Seats in Row E to L in middle Orchestra and Row D to F in middle Mezzanine do not cost a bomb but they tend to sell out soon.
Which seats in Hudson Theatre are the best legroom?
Row A & N in Orchestra and Row A in Mezzanine come with the best legroom. Also, corner seats have a comparatively greater legroom than the rest.
What are the show timings for David Byrne’s American Utopia at Hudson Theatre?
The timings for David Byrne’s American Utopia at Hudson Theatre are as follows:
Wednesday, Thursday & Friday - 8:00 PM
Saturday - 5:30 PM & 9:00 PM
Sunday - 3:00 PM
Timings are subject to change. Therefore, it makes sense to check the calendar for updates.
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Are there any seats with restricted views in Hudson Theatre?
The corner seats of Orchestra offer a side-on view of the stage though nothing gets cut off. Seats in the rear rows of the Center Dress Circle will have slightly restricted views of the front part of the stage. The views offered by double-digit seats close to the outer aisle in the Balcony are angled and therefore, a little restricted.
What time does the Hudson Theatre box office open?
The Box Office is open from Monday to Saturday from 10am to 8pm (or until evening showtimes) and on Sunday from 12pm to 6pm.
What are some good restaurants around Hudson Theatre?
Recommended restaurants located around Hudson Theatre include Sardi’s, The Lamb's Club, Carmine's, Connolly's, and DB Bistro Moderne.
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