Travesties - bust of a man with a bowtie made of paper with quotes on it, a straw hat with a red ribbon around it being pulled off his head by cartoon hands while an old fashion stamp is seemingly dropped into his head. A newspaper, train, barbed wire, red flag with a white cross, and a receipt are behind him.

Show Details

Performance Schedule


Run Dates

March 29, 2018 - June 17, 2018

Upcoming Scheduled Events

May 19, 2018, May 22, 2018

Running Time

2:20 hrs

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Show Description

The Tony Award-winning Best Play returns to Broadway in a “near-miraculous production” of “mind-bending splendor” (The New York Times).

Zurich, 1917 - Take one part Wilde, a touch of Lenin, a dash of Dada, a pinch of Joyce and you’ve got Tom Stoppard’s absurdly hilarious Travesties. The wildest revolutionary minds of the 20th century come alive in this romantic and achingly funny modern masterpiece.

Roundabout reunites with playwright Stoppard (The Real Thing) and director Patrick Marber (Closer) for a dazzling revival from London’s Menier Chocolate Factory (The Color Purple). 2017 Olivier nominee Tom Hollander leads the cast.



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Standard Tickets

March 29, 2018 - June 17, 2018

Wheelchair seating and assistive listening devices are always available.

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Hearing: Assistive Listening Devices

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Sign Language Tickets

May 19, 2018

Saturday @ 2:00 PM

TTY callers use relay 711

May 22, 2018

Tuesday @ 8:00 PM

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Theatre Details


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.