the theater at msg

The Theater at MSG

The Theater at Madison Square Garden is a versatile 5,600-seat venue that has served as host to major entertainment and sporting events for more than 30 years. Some of the biggest names in the music world have played the Theater including The Who, Elvis Costello, The Doors, Neil Young, Melissa Etheridge, Kanye West, Van Morrison, Elton John, and Kelly Clarkson. The Theater has also hosted a variety of theatrical productions, family shows and other special events including Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas, The Musical!, Cathy Rigby is Peter Pan, Sesame Street Live, Disney’s Phineas and Ferb, tapings of America’s favorite game show, “Wheel of Fortune,” and auditions for season nine of “America’s Got Talent.” In 2013, the venue presented the inaugural Garden of Laughs, a one-night-only event to benefit the Garden of Dreams Foundation that featured stand-up performances by some of the biggest names in comedy and in March 2015, comedians Lewis Black, Bill Burr, Dane Cook, Billy Gardell, John Oliver and JB Smoove will participate in the comedy extravaganza.

Despite being closed for a significant period due to the Transformation, The Theater at MSG is the ninth grossing entertainment venue of its size in the world, according to Billboard Magazine.