King Kong in New York, NY

Broadway Theatre1681 Broadway (at 53rd Street)New York, NY 10019
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King Kong really comes to NYC on Broadway in fall 2018! A young actress, Ann Darrow, and up and coming filmmaker, Carl Denham, travel to an uncharted island to capture the world’s biggest myth and wonder: King Kong. The 20-foot high and 2,000-pound gorilla comes to life on the stage through a book by Jack Thorne and score written by Marius de Vries from “La La Land.”

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our New York Travel Experts
  • Recommended for ages 8 and up.
  • Children under the age of 4 are not allowed into the theater.
  • Performed at the Broadway Theatre located at 1681 Broadway, New York, NY.
  • Previews begin August 3rd, 2018.


from King Kong
King Kong, the world’s most epic modern myth comes alive on Broadway through an innovative mix of robotics, puppetry, music and stagecraft.

King Kong follows the ambitious young actress Ann Darrow and maverick filmmaker Carl Denham as they voyage from the bustling streets of 1930s New York to an uncharted island to capture the world’s greatest wonder. At the center of this 21st-century theatrical reimagining: a 2,000-pound, 20-foot high gorilla and the woman who risks everything to help him.

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Frequently Asked Questions about King Kong

Where is the show performed?
The show is performed at the Broadway Theatre located at 1681 Broadway, New York, NY

When is the box office open?
The box office is open:

  • Monday - Saturday: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sunday (Beginning November 8th, 2018): Noon - 6:00 pm
Is the theater wheelchair accessible?
The theater is not completely wheelchair accessible. Please be advised that where there are steps either into or within the theater, ushers are unable to provide assistance.
  • Orchestra: Seating is accessible to all parts of the Orchestra without steps. Wheelchair seating is located in the Orchestra only.
  • Mezzanine: 2 flights of stairs (up 31 steps) 11 steps/landing/9 steps/landing with restrooms/3 steps/landing/8 steps. Please note, once on the Mezzanine level there are approx 2 steps up/down per row. Entrance to Mezz. is behind Front Mezzanine row F and in front row A of rear mezzanine. 
Handrails are available at the end of every stepped seat row in the Mezzanine.

Is this show appropriate for kids?
The show is recommended for ages 8 and up. Children under the age of four are not permitted into the theater.

Are assisted listening devices available for those hard of hearing?
Yes. Please pick up an assisted listening device at guest services.

Does the theater have a dress code?

Can I bring my camera?
Photography and videography are strictly prohibited during performances. While guests may have cameras, those caught violating this policy will be asked to leave.

Can I bring my outside food and beverages?

If I arrive late, will I be seated?
Latecomers will be seated at the discretion of management. Refunds are not given for arriving late to a performance.

How long is the show?
The show is 2 hours and 30 minutes long with one intermission.