Nederlander Theatre chicago seating chart

As soon as you step foot inside the James M. Nederlander Theatre, you’re greeted by polychrome figures, mosaics, lion statues, and glazed Buddhas. From the vibrant colors to the elaborate carvings in the interior pillars, this ornate and beautiful building is the perfect setting for a Broadway extravaganza. The only thing that rivals the Indian inspired architecture are the shows themself!

With a capacity of 2,253, there are plenty of seats to choose from. Spread out over three floors, you can opt for the orchestral floor, as well as the lower and upper balconies. Some theatergoers choose to sit in the Orchestra section, amongst the music and action, for an intimate experience, while others prefer to sit in the Balcony sections for an aerial view of the entire performance. Whether opting for the Orchestra, Lower Balcony, or Upper Balcony, the James M. Nederlander Theatre’s unique architecture, quality sound system and cutting edge effects ensures every seat in the house is a spectacle!

The seating arrangement is clearly set out, and friendly staff are available to guide you to your designated seat. Patrons are asked not to deviate from their assigned seats to avoid any disturbance among fellow audience members. Your cooperation ensures a seamless and enjoyable experience for everyone.

Accessible seating

James M. Nederlander Theatre is accessible for patrons with accessible needs. There is an elevator located in the theater lobby that will provide service to the first section of the Balcony (Dress Circle), as well as the lower lobby level.