The Kirk Theatre

410 West 42nd Street

Part of the off-Broadway Theatre Row group, located in Hell's Kitchen.


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Hell's Kitchen Description

The Kirk Theatre is located in the Hell's Kitchen neighborhood of Manhattan. Known as "Clinton" by the municipal government and devotees of former mayor DeWitt Clinton and as "Hell's Kitchen" by Daredevil and everyone else, this area of Midtown West is currently experiencing rapid (re)development. Spanning roughly from West 34th to 59th Streets and from 8th Avenue to the Hudson River, it still has a rough-and-tumble character when compared with other more defined neighborhoods in Manhattan. Once a bastion of poor and working-class Irish Americans, over the last decade the neighborhood has undergone tremendous gentrification as a result of its proximity to Midtown's many office buildings. Long-time residents, many of whom enjoyed reasonable rents and decent-sized apartments, are finding that conversion of rent-controlled and -stabilized apartments, coupled with the general building boom and strong economy, brought quick change to this formerly sleepy area. Given the strange, even Byzantine zoning regulations in New York, it’s not unusual to see a tiny brownstone, a remnant of another era, adjacent to or near a brand-new high-rise rental or condominium building. While the wholesome new Theater District has resulted in lower crime rates and decreased the area’s quality-of-life problems such as prostitution, urban transformation for some means a loss of the gritty qualities of this neighborhood for others.

While you'll find thousands of new apartments in Hell's Kitchen west of Ninth Avenue, you'll also find dozens of eclectic and interesting restaurants to boot. Some of our favorites include the terrific Daisy May's BBQ on Eleventh Avenue; the German cuisine of Hallo Berlin and nearby Queen of Sheba featuring great Ethiopian cuisine on Tenth Avenue; French patisserie La Bergamote on West 42nd Street; Bali Nusa Indah on Ninth Avenue has intriguing Indonesian dishes; the Film Center Café for high-powered American diner-style dishes; and the many Thai places dotting Ninth Avenue too numerous to mention.

Hotels in Hell's Kitchen include a number of budget places the further west you go such as The 414 Hotel and the Skyline. While there are dozens of hotels on Eighth Avenue and throughout the Theater District on Eighth Avenue and Broadway, Hell's Kitchen enjoys a somewhat more relaxed pace than the frenetic hubbub you'll find just two avenues further east.

Check out the neighborhood's weekly Chelsea-Clinton News, a great local publication that’s been around longer than the former U.S. President’s daughter!

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The Marvelous Wonderettes

A cotton-candy colored, non-stop pop musical blast from the past!

The Marvelous Wonderettes takes you to the 1958 Springfield High School prom where we meet the Wonderettes—Betty Jean, Cindy Lou, Missy and Suzy—four girls with hopes and dreams as big as their crinoline skirts and voices to match!... [ + ] As we learn about their lives and loves, we are treated to the girls performing such classic 50's and 60's songs as “Lollipop,” “Dream Lover,” “Stupid Cupid,” “Lipstick on Your Collar,” “Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me,” “It's My Party,” “It's In His Kiss (The Shoop Shoop Song)” and so many more! You've never had this much fun at a prom and you will never forget The Marvelous Wonderettes, a must-take musical trip down memory lane.

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410 West 42nd Street
New York, NY 10036
(212) 714-2442
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Addy and Uno

Addy and Uno

05/19/2019 12:00 PM
Sun, May 19
12:00PM
$
from $55.00
Get Tickets

The Marvelous Wonderettes

A cotton-candy colored, non-stop pop musical blast from the past!

The Marvelous Wonderettes takes you to the 1958 Springfield High School prom where we meet the Wonderettes—Betty Jean, Cindy Lou, Missy and Suzy—four girls with hopes and dreams as big as their crinoline skirts and voices to match!... [ + ] As we learn about their lives and loves, we are treated to the girls performing such classic 50's and 60's songs as “Lollipop,” “Dream Lover,” “Stupid Cupid,” “Lipstick on Your Collar,” “Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me,” “It's My Party,” “It's In His Kiss (The Shoop Shoop Song)” and so many more! You've never had this much fun at a prom and you will never forget The Marvelous Wonderettes, a must-take musical trip down memory lane.

05/19/2019 03:00 PM
Sun, May 19
3:00PM
$
from $69.00
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Newsical - The Musical

Newsical - The Musical

05/19/2019 07:30 PM
Sun, May 19
7:30PM
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from $69.00
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Newsical - The Musical

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Mon, May 20
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