Located on 44th Street, just next to Times Square, is the new and refurbished Hudson Theater. Almost 50 years after its last Broadway performance in 1968, the Hudson Theater has returned in style, making for one of the finest theater experiences in NYC.
After a successful run of the political drama The Parisian Woman, the Hudson Theatre is now home to ‘Head Over Heels’, an Elizabethan musical comedy, set to the tunes of The Go-Go’s. The story revolves around a duke, his two daughters, and a prophecy hanging over their heads. Watch the story unravel as you tap your feet to classic hits like “Cool Jerk,” “Vacation,” and “Our Lips Are Sealed”. Please note that the performance contains strobe lights and smoke effects. Also, here’s a handy link to the seat availability and real time prices for different seats/dates for Head Over Heels on Headout.
If you’re looking to catch Head Over Heels, make sure to go through this extensive Hudson Theater seating chart to find the best seats in the house.
Address: 141 W 44th St, New York, NY 10036
Seating Capacity: 970
Orchestra : 474
Mezzanine : 254
Check out the Hudson Theatre Seating Chart here.
Playing At The Hudson Theatre: Head Over Heels
After having gone through several spectacular rewrites, The Parisian Woman is back on the stage, sharper than ever. The play focuses on a scenario that unfolds after the groundbreaking 2016 elections. While the original story remains untouched, the brand new setting and milieu gives viewers a chance to address this crucial time via Chloe’s lens. Starring Uma Thurman and Josh Lucas, the play brings out scathing revelations that will keep you on the edge of your seat.
Set in Washington DC, the play portrays the life of the charming socialite, Chloe, who arrives at a pivotal moment in her personal and social life, just as the nation enters its own crucial state during the elections. The play moves on to reveal dark, unpredictable plot twists. As dramatic events collide, both Chloe’s life, as well as the nation’s, experience quite the shake up. Find out what ensues when secrets come out in this perfect mix of dark humor and drama.
Taylor Iman Jones
Mondays, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 8 PM
Sunday, Wedenesday, Saturday: 2 PM & 8 PM
These timings may be subject to change during the holiday period. Click here to check out the real-time seat availability and pricing for the Hudson Theatre.
2 hours 20 minutes, with one intermission
Orchestra: Seating is accessible to all parts of the Orchestra without steps.
Mezzanine: There are several small sets of stairs to get to the seats. There are 3 flights of stairs to the Balcony. Hand rails are available at every stepped seat row.
Restroom: Accessible restrooms are located on both the Orchestra and Dress Circle levels. There are a total of 27 toilets in the venue.
Telephone: There is complimentary public Wifi throughout the theatre.
Water Fountain: A water fountain is available in the Dress Circle and the Balcony.
- Drinks are served in real glassware without a lid. Hence, it is advisable to have your drink at the bar as it may be a trouble and a task to keep things from spilling inside the theatre.
- Head Over Heels is a show that runs without an intermission. Make sure that you make a quick visit to the restrooms before the play starts.
- Talking of restrooms, the newly renovated Hudson has restrooms on all levels (Balcony restroom is only male though).
- Though the Hudson has some of the widest and most comfortable seating in Broadway, seats in the balcony, though not cramped are a bit small and low for tall folks. Keep this in mind when selecting your seats.
The Hudson Theatre is located near Times Square and is very easy to reach. Located on 139-141 W 44th Street, you can find ample parking spaces near the theatre. Check out Icon Parking near the theatre for trouble-free parking.
On the other hand, if you’re taking the subway, there are plenty of options for you. You can take the lines A, C and E to the 42nd Street and 8th Avenue or lines N, R, S, 1, 2, 3, 7 and 9 to 42nd Street and Times Square.
Restaurants near Hudson Theatre
1. Sardi’s: This iconic, continental diner is lined with caricatures of showbiz celebrities making it a hit with locals and tourists alike.
2. The Lamb's Club: This art-deco style restaurant, located in 132 West 44th Street, serves some of the best cocktails and steaks in New York.
3. Carmine's: One of the most popular restaurants on Broadway, Carmine’s is your answer to home-style Italian food in New York.
4. Connolly's: A wood-paneled Irish pub, Connolly’s is your go to place for pub food and a beer in New York.
5. DB Bistro Moderne: Located in Theater District, Daniel Boulud’s Moderne serves modern French bistro cuisine with a touch of America.
If you're looking for more options, how about checking out our in-depth guide on restaurants in the Theater District. It has everything you're looking for. And more.