This guide on the Samuel J. Friedman theatre seating chart will help you find the best seats in the house for How I Learned To Drive. Get real-time seat availability and pricing, insider tips on the best seats and more in our Samuel J. Friendman theatre seating chart.
Navigating Samuel J. Friedman 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.
Samuel J. Friedman Theatre - Broadway Ticket Prices
Orchestra - $169 onwards
Mezzanine - $79 onwards
Samuel J. Friedman Theatre - Recommended Seats
• Value for money seats
Orchestra -The middle orchestra rows E-J are quite decent and cost a lot less than the premium orchestra seats.
Mezzanine - Center seats in rows A to D 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 AA to BB are most covested.
• Best Legroom
Row AA in Orchestra, row A in mezzanine, row A in balcony and corner seats.
Samuel J. Friedman Theater Orchestra
The Samuel J. Friedman Theatre orchestra has 18 rows in total starting from AA and ending with Q. This section has 466 seats in total and the seats are divided into two subsections namely, left orchestra and right orchestra.
The left orchestra subsection seats are odd numbered and fall in the range of 101 to 129. On the other end is the right orchestra with even numbered seats in the range of 102 to 130. Like 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 Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.
Samuel J. Friedman Theater Mezzanine
The mezzanine is the only elevated level in the house and is also the smallest with only 184 seats. With nine rows (AA-G) divided into three sections, left, center, and right, this section houses some of the best seats in the theatre, especially in the first couple of rows.
The left mezzanine section has even numbered seats in the range of 1 to 9, the right mezzanine has odd numbered seats falling in the range of 2-10. Finally, the seats in the center mezzanine are consecutively numbered in the range of 101-121.
Check out the real-time seat availability of the Rear Mezzanine section in the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.
Which Seats Offer The Best View?
While you can just book your ticket for whatever seat is available, your entire Broadway experience depends on where you are seated in the theatre. Pick wrongly and you’ll not be able to enjoy the show quite as much. We understand that, which is precisely why we have handpicked the best seats in Samuel J. Friedman Theatre for you.
With the renovations completed, the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre now only holds 650 seats, with front mezzanine being the best view lines, though there are very few obstructed views in the house. Within the mezzanine section, the middle seats in rows AA to BB are the most coveted. These seats offer a clean, direct look at the stage and the elevation only makes things better. The front orchestra seats are equally good, especially in the middle seats of rows A to D. As with most small theaters, sightlines and acoustics are good from nearly every seats.
Which seats/section offer the best value for money?
The front mezzanine and front orchestra seats mentioned above are rightfully the best seats in the theatre, but they also happen to cost the most. If you’re looking for a great time on Broadway but have budgetary restrictions, we have the best value for money seats in Samuel J. Friedman Theatre listed below for you.
The middle orchestra rows E-J are quite decent and cost a lot less than the premium orchestra seats. Center seats in rows A to D in the mezzanine section are also value for money considering the clean view on offer and price attached to them. We would again reiterate that since Samuel J. Friedman Theatre is a small theatre, there is no such thing as a bad seat.
How Far In Advance Should You Book How I learned to Drive?
How I learned to Drive is generating the right kind of initial buzz and you can expect the popularity of the show to augment over time. The closing date for the show has not been announced yet.
Typically, getting a headstart of a few weeks seems reasonable 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 1-2 weeks in advance, you can score the best seats in the theatre.
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