Our History

The Theater Center is a multi-theater entertainment complex located on the corner of 50th Street and Broadway in New York City.

The complex opened on May 22, 2006. It is a 20,000-square-foot (1,900 m2) state of the art entertainment center consisting of two theaters with a total seating capacity of 398, rehearsal studios, contemporary lobbies, WiFi, two bars with cabaret-style seating and two merchandise stands.

The Jerry Orbach Theater, named for the actor from Law & Order and the Broadway stage, hosted a long-running revival of The Fantasticks, the world’s longest-running musical. Orbach was an original cast member of The Fantasticks. The Anne L. Bernstein Theater houses Perfect Crime, the longest-running non-musical play in the history of New York theater.

Check out some before and after shots of the space below!

4th Floor Lobby facing 50th St. - Before

4th Floor Lobby facing 50th St. - Before

4th Floor Lobby facing 50th St. - After

4th Floor Lobby facing 50th St. - After

Anne L. Bernstein Theater Stage - Before

Anne L. Bernstein Theater Stage - Before

Anne L. Bernstein Theater Stage - After

Anne L. Bernstein Theater Stage - After

4th Floor Rehearsal Space - Before

4th Floor Rehearsal Space - Before

4th Floor Rehearsal Space - After

4th Floor Rehearsal Space - After

Backstage area of the Anne L. Bernstein Theater - Before

Backstage area of the Anne L. Bernstein Theater - Before

4th floor looking towards the stage of the Anne L. Bernstein Theater - Before

4th floor looking towards the stage of the Anne L. Bernstein Theater - Before

4th floor looking towards the box office & backstage - Before

4th floor looking towards the box office & backstage - Before

Backstage area of the Anne L. Bernstein Theater - After

Backstage area of the Anne L. Bernstein Theater - After

4th floor looking towards the stage of the Anne L. Bernstein Theater - After

4th floor looking towards the stage of the Anne L. Bernstein Theater - After

4th floor looking towards the box office & backstage - After

4th floor looking towards the box office & backstage - After