This guide on the Nederlander theatre seating chart will help you find the best seats in the house for the popular broadway show, Pretty Woman. Get real-time seat availability and pricing, insider tips on the best seats and more.
Navigating Nederlander Theatre Seating Chart
Samuel J. Friedman Theatre is similar to most Broadway theatres, especially when it comes to the structure. There are the two seating sections namely orchestra and mezzanine. With 650 seats in total, the theatre is one of the smallest theatres on Broadway. Let’s look at each of the three seating sections in detail.
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Orchestra - from $50
Mezzanine - from $105
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Nederlander Theatre - Recommended Seats
• Value for money seats
Orchestra -The upper orchestra rows L-O are quite decent and cost a lot less than the premium orchestra seats.
Mezzanine - Center seats in rows A to E in the mezzanine
• If money were no matter
The front mezzanine and front orchestra seats are rightfully the best seats in the theatre. .
• Best views of the stage
Orchestra - The middle seats of rows A to D offer a great and direct look.
Mezzanine - The middle seats of rows A to B are most covested.
• Best Legroom
Row A in Orchestra, Row A in Mezzanine and corner seats.
Nederlander Theater Orchestra
The Nederlander Theater orchestra has 18 rows in total starting from AA and ending with Q with 596 seats in total. Per usual, the seats are divided into three subsections namely, left orchestra, center orchestra, and right orchestra.
The left orchestra subsection seats are odd numbered and fall in the range of 1 to 27. There are 3 box seats, marked left boxes, also available at this section. The center orchestra subsection comes next. This subsection is the biggest with consecutively numbered seats in the range of 101 to 114. Finally, there’s the right orchestra with even numbered seats in the range of 2 to 28. Similar to the left orchestra, this subsection also has a set of 3 box seats on its right.
Check out the real-time seat availability of the Orchestra section in the Nederlander Theatre.
Nederlander Theater Mezzanine
The mezzanine is the only elevated level in the theatre with 562 seats in total. While considered one section, these seats can be divided into front mezzanine and rear mezzanine given that an aisle clearly separates them.
The front mezzanine has 198 seats spread across five rows, AA to EE. These rows are further divided into three sections, left, center, and right. Given the elevation and lack of obstruction, the seats in this section hold some of the best seats in the theatre, especially in the first couple of rows. The rear mezzanine has 364 seats in total, making it much bigger than the front mezzanine. This section has 10 rows in total, starting from FF and ending at PP. The rear mezzanine section holds some of the cheapest seats in the theatre since it’s the farthest from the stage.
In the mezzanine, both front and rear, the left mezzanine section has odd numbered seats in the range of 1 to 29, the right mezzanine has even numbered seats that fall in the range of 2-30. Seats in the center mezzanine are consecutively numbered in the range of 101-115.
Check out the real-time seat availability of the Rear Mezzanine section in the Nederlander Theatre.
Which Seats Offer The Best View?
For a show like Pretty Woman, with its killer music and spellbinding theatricality, you need to be aware of what seats to pick and which ones to avoid to make your Broadway experience truly remarkable and immersive. Given that there are 1232 seats in this theatre, we understand the temptation of just booking whatever seats are available. But pick the wrong seats and you’ll end up watching the show from the literal sidelines. To help you make your Pretty Woman viewing experience special, we have handpicked the best seats in Nederlander Theatre for you.
The middle seats in the orchestra section in rows B to E are widely regarded as the best in the house since they are not too close to the stage and aren’t too far back either. Within the mezzanine section, the middle seats in rows AA to CC are the most popular. These seats offer a great direct look at the stage and the elevation only heightens the view on offer. Since the Nederlander Theatre is not massive, the sightlines and acoustics are good from nearly every seats.
Which seats/section offer the best value for money?
Now that the best seats in Nederlander Theatre are covered, next comes the value for money seats. As you would expect, the front rows seats we mentioned in the previous section are also the most expensive. If you don’t want to spend upwards of $100 for one Broadway ticket, we have the literal next best thing for you.
Seats in the middle orchestra rows G-M are pretty decent and cost a lot less than the premium orchestra seats. The last two rows DD and EE in the front mezzanine section are also value for money considering the clean view on offer and price that is charged for them. In the rear mezzanine section, middle seats in the first four rows FF to JJ are pretty reasonable for the price of the ticket. Again, since the Nederlander Theatre is not the biggest theatre in the Broadway circuit, there is no such thing as a bad seat.
How Far In Advance Should You Book Pretty Woman tickets?
Pretty Woman is the Broadway adaptation of the hugely popular Julia Roberts and Richard Gere starrer Pretty Woman. The movie is almost 30 years old and still has a massive following, which makes this production highly anticipated both amongst fans and casual moviegoers. The show first premiered in Chicago and got rave reviews from critics, especially for the lead actress Samantha Barks. Add to that the fact that Canadian legend Bryan Adams has composed the songs for the musical, and you have got yourself a show that’s is more buzzed before its premiere than most shows are after! Keeping the above in mind, we would peg the average occupancy for Pretty Woman to be around 90-95%.
Given the show’s popularity, we would recommend getting a headstart of two to three weeks if you’re planning on booking the best seats in the theatre like premium orchestra or premium mezzanine. If you book your tickets at least 2 weeks in advance, you can score the best seats in the theatre. Headout, an online concierge for the best experiences in your city, allows you to book seats up to 90 days in advance!
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