Bernhardt - Hamlet

Actress Janet McTeer laying down holding a skull and looking at it. The text above her reads BERNHARDT/HAMLET.

Show Details

Performance Schedule

TUESDAY thru SATURDAY @ 8 PM
WEDNESDAY & SATURDAY @ 2 PM
SUNDAY @ 3 PM

Run Dates

August 31, 2018 - November 11, 2018

Upcoming Scheduled Events

October 20, 2018

Running Time

2:20 hrs

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Show Description

Mark Twain wrote, "There are five kinds of actresses: bad actresses, fair actresses, good actresses, great actresses. And then there is Sarah Bernhardt."

In 1897, the international stage celebrity set out to tackle her most ambitious role yet: Hamlet.

Theresa Rebeck's new play rollicks with high comedy and human drama, set against the lavish Shakespearean production that could make or break Bernhardt's career. Janet McTeer brings the legendary leading lady to life.

Audience Advisory

Wednesday matinees begin 9/12

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August 31, 2018 - November 11, 2018

Wheelchair seating, assistive listening devices, and loopSystem are always available.

For Show Times, see Performance Schedule above.


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Sign Language Tickets


October 20, 2018

Saturday @ 2:00 PM

TTY callers use relay 711


Theatre Details

Address

American Airlines Theatre
227 W 42nd St
New York, NY 10036

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Public Transportation

By Subway: Centrally located near the 1, 2, 3, 7, N, R, Q, A, C, E, and S lines at 42nd Street Times Square.

By Bus: Six buses stop near the theatre. Take the M6, M7, M10, M16, M20, or M104.

Additional Accessibility Details

Wheelchairs: Designated, flexible wheelchair seating area behind the last row of the center orchestra and the last row of the mezzanine

Seating: Seats 740. Orchestra, 1st floor; Mezzanine, 2nd and 3rd Floor; 5th floor Penthouse lobby open to the public. 4th floor private. Lower lobby main public facilities and lounge.

Elevator\Escalator: Elevators are available to all levels of the theatre.

Parking: An Icon parking garage is located at 250 west 43rd between Broadway and 8th Avenue.

Entrance: Primary entrance from street, through double doors into outer lobby with box office, through double doors into main lobby, through 2 sets of double doors (each 31") into Orchestra.

Box Office: 227 West 42nd St between 7th and 8th Avenues. Hours: 10am - 8pm: Tuesday through Saturday. 10am - 6pm Sunday and Monday. The box office closes at 6pm on any evening with no performance.

Restroom: Three male and three female accessible restrooms are located in Grand Lounge which is basement level and reached by attended elevator. Two of the three have grab bars but are small for turning (30" x 60"), two in each are 95"x 62" with clear space, and sink with an automatic sensor in the stall. There is also a hand dryer with an automatic sensor. There are two accessible stalls on the main floor, and one male and one female accessible restroom on the 5th floor, which is reached by elevator.

Water Fountain: Several accessible water fountains are located throughout the theatre, all reachable by elevator.

Telephone: There is a secure cell phone charging station on the 5th floor, reachable by elevator. The station is complimentary to use but requires a credit card to “unlock” devices. The station is 69” high.

Assisted Listening System: Assisted listening devices available: Infrared headsets free at coatcheck. A photo ID is required to check out a headset Subscribers can call (212) 719-1300 for reservations, non-subscribers ask at the coat check at the performance.

Folding Armrests: Six (6) seats are available with folding armrests.