Econo Lodge Times Square
302 West 47th Street
New York, NY 10036
Phone: (212) 246-1991
Fax: (212) 246-0263
Located in Midtown, the 47th Street Theatre is home to the Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre. Accommodating a crowd of around 196 spectators, this theater is home to some of the most exotic and unique plays you will find in the city. Past productions have included Naked Boys Singing!, How to Save the World and Find True Love In 90 Minutes, and Waitin' 2 End Hell. Call for tickets.
This small Off Broadway Theatre is associated with Roy Aria studios, and seats up to 150 people. Featuring small scale productions, the space can also be rented out for rehearsals. For details on what's currently featuring at the theatre, please visit their Facebook page. The theatre has it's own entrance on 8th Avenue.
To call Crest Lounge 'big', is not enough. Spread across 3200 square foot, it is not only spacious but also possesses the best facilities. Situated close to Times Square, it boasts a stage, dance floor and an excellent sound system. But there's more! The ambiance takes the cake as the lounge reflects style, sophistication and is trendy. This upscale lounge also has private VIP rooms for intimate parties. Catering and drinks are available for all functions from celebrations, to parties, corporate functions and much more. Call for bookings and other details.
If you're in New York, check out Eden Rooftop. A popular venue for events and entertainment, plays host to large gatherings. It boasts of indoor as well as outdoor spaces that can seat approximately 450 guests. The terrace is an absolute marvel with beautiful plants lining it. An enviable sound system teamed with two bars guarantees complete entertainment. The wide dance floor comes alive with DJs playing popular music. Take in the beautiful view of the New York skyline in the night while the terrace is lit up with lights. An excellent place for receptions, and celebrations. Call ahead for bookings or events.
Looking for a spacious yet trendy place to hold an event? The Opera Ballroom is your perfect destination. Operated by Crest Events, it is a fashionable and stylish venue for private gatherings and social meets. Elegant without being too flashy, it has a stage equipped with high tech technology. The vast dance floor coupled with excellent lighting effects and laser shows make it an ideal place for concerts. While comfortable leather seats and lounges are placed around the venue, beautiful chandeliers add to its charm. It also has a neat and large bar from where the stage is clearly visible. Around 300 guests can be seated comfortably here and 700 can be accommodated otherwise. Catering facilities are also available. Drop in and witness the "best celebrations" in town.
The Actors Temple was established in 1917 by the shopkeepers of Hell's Kitchen but grew in popularity with the Jewish actors community of Broadway. The Judaic worship center is located in a three-story building with several studios which can be rented for shows, auditions, rehearsals and functions. The synagogue has innovative programs like 'Storahtelling', Jewish Rock and many other modern Jewish adaptations. There are Shabbat services on Friday nights and Saturday mornings as well as prayer services on all Jewish holidays.
The Friedman Theater, formerly known as Biltmore has been privy to a lot of upheaval. Much to the delight of New Yorkers, it has managed come out unscathed and remains a theater venue. Opened in 1925, this venue was a roaring success for about three decades after which it was used as a CBS studio in the 1950s and 1960s. Trying times forced the theater to close down for quite some time, after which it re-opened in 2003. Friedman today, is home to the Manhattan Theater Club. Open hours vary throughout the week, call for details.
The St. Luke's Church, or the The German Evangelical Lutheran Congregation of Saint Luke's is a historic church located in New York City. Built in 1923, the church building was designed by Edward L. Tilton using an amalgamation of Art Deco and Gothic Revival styles. The structure was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2007.
St. Luke's Theatre is a small theater that seats 174 persons. Located just off the Broadway Theatre, it showcases some great plays. One of the most well known theaters around Manhattan, it is operated by Edmund Gaynes and West End Artist's Company. With a capacity to accommodate a huge audience, this theater boasts of its embedded state-of-the-art technology, providing high quality sound and lighting. Every performance here is appreciated and loved here. Do check out the event schedule on the website.
Sassy surprises are the norm at this neighborhood piano bar. At night, crowds gather to sing their favorite songs. In the early evenings you can find a variety of shows and new talent, ranging from performance artists to singers and comics. It is a wonderful prelude to an evening of drinking. Get an early start by stopping in for the bar's hip happy hour. You can also chose to dine in at the restaurant here. The place is open daily 4p onwards.
This air-conditioned theater is located between Broadway and the 8th Avenue, near the buzzing Times Square. Situated on the ground floor, Walter Kerr Theater has a seating capacity for up to 947 people. A wheelchair accessible restroom is available on the main level. Tickets can be bought online.
Named after the celebrated caricaturist Al Hirschfeld, this theater was opened to public in June 2003. Formerly known as the Martin Beck theater, this place is one of the most popular Broadway venues in the city. Designed by architect G. Albert Lansburgh, the Al Hirschfeld is the only theater in New York that was owned outright without a mortgage. Famous appearances include Basil Rathbone as Romeo to Juliet played by Katharine Cornell.