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Safety Measures at Symphony Space

We are thrilled to be welcoming you to Symphony Space!

The health and safety of all are our top priorities. Symphony Space requires that all staff, artists, and patrons be fully vaccinated (and provide proof), and that everyone (except performers on stage) wear masks while in the building.

Please be advised that certain events may have additional Covid-19 requirements, which can be found on the event page on our website.

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Peter Jay Sharp Theatre

virtual tour of Peter Jay Sharp Theatre

The Peter Jay Sharp Theatre, originally known as the Symphony Theatre, opened in 1918 and has been a beacon of entertainment for generations in New York City.

It was in this space in 1978 that Symphony Space was founded, when founders Isaiah Sheffer and Allan Miller rented the space for a one-day extravaganza known as "Wall to Wall Bach," a free 12-hour music festival which included audience participation.

About the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre

The Peter Jay Sharp Theatre houses a wide range of performances, including classical and contemporary music, literary readings, dance, films, children's programming, and so much more.

The Theatre lies on the upper level of Symphony Space, and can be accessed through the main lobby of the building.

Wheelchair accessible locations and designated aisle transfer seats are available throughout the space.

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