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Peter Jay Sharp Theatre

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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 theater 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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