PlayStation Theater Est. 2005

1515 Broadway, New York, NY 10036, United States

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PlayStation Theater is a state-of-the-art venue in Times Square.
PlayStation Theater is an extremely versatile event space. There are many different setup options and ways you can utilize the venue. Manipulating the venue to accommodate a wide range of guest sizes! There are tons of branding opportunities throughout the venue, both inside and out!
The Lowdown
Type
Banquet Hall / Event Facility
Theatre
Views
No View
Style
Contemporary
Futuristic
Modern
BEST type of CELEBRATIONS
Charity Event
Corporate Event
Holiday Party
Rehearsal Dinner / Welcome Reception
Social Event
Workshops: Creative, Photo, Etc.

Venue Setting

PlayStation Theater is a state-of-the-art venue that comes with unique, turnkey capabilities. The Theater is 45,000 square feet and features two VIP balconies, in-house lighting, and an in-house sound system by JBL. Backstage, there are dressing room suites with full bathrooms including showers, flat-screen TV’s, and wireless internet capabilities.

The Theater’s Times Square marquee is an 85-foot long LED, high definition screen, capable of displaying both live and digital video and it can broadcast from the stage directly to the marquee in real time. Distributed throughout the venue are five media panels that terminate at the marquee, allowing electronic media outlets to plug directly into the marquee to access live footage from inside the theatre for broadcast or recording. PlayStation Theater is perfect for large or small scale events including concerts, cocktail receptions, galas, live broadcasts, award shows, lectures, press events, film screenings, fashion shows, upfronts, movie premieres and much more!
Fees
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range

Does this include catering fees?

No

Additional Charges

PlayStation Theater is typically a $35k rental rate per day, plus staffing and all other additional expenses. However, we are always happy to discuss your budget needs in more detail and see how we can help accommodate.

The $35k rental rate includes the use of the space and use of all existing in-house production. All staffing and expenses are an additional cost, based on the event details and hours needed for the event.In addition, PlayStation Theater’s 85ft LED Times Square Marquee, is included with your rental. You have use of the marquee one hour before, during and one hour after your event. 

Insurance

Additional Insurance Is Required To Host An Event At This Venue

Capacity

Seated
1166
Buffet
536
Standing
2150
Celebrations Hosted Here Since
2005
Curfew
3 AM
Venue Spaces
Indoor Venue Space Only
Catering
Client Must Use The Catering Provided By The Venue
Alcohol
Provided By Venue For Fee – You Must Use The Venue For All Alcohol Services
Music
Indoors Only
Smoking
Non-smoking Venue
Accommodations
We have 3 private dressing rooms backstage, fully equipped with private restrooms, shower, makeup mirrors etc..
Eco/Green Events
Yes
Kid Friendly Events
Yes
Handicap Accessible
Yes
Other
Yes
Amenities
  • Onsite Restrooms
Venue Features
The Scene:
PlayStation Theater is centrally located in the heart of Times Square. 
Design:
PlayStation Theater was designed by architect David Rockwell and opened in September 2005. The main theater has a built-in stage, 2 VIP Balconies, and 3 tiered levels. The first 2 tiers are standing room sections, combined with an area for seating up to 598 towards the rear of the auditorium. 
Standout Venue Features:

PlayStation Theater is an extremely versatile event space. There are many different setup options and ways you can utilize the venue. Manipulating the venue to accommodate a wide range of guest sizes! There are tons of branding opportunities throughout the venue, both inside and out! In addition, PlayStation Theater’s Times Square, 85ft LED marquee, is included with your rental. You have use of the marquee one hour before, during and one hour after the event.

Extra Perks:
Included with the rental is the use of the space, all existing production in-house and the Time Square Marquee. The marquee is an 85-foot long LED high definition screen which can display both live and digital video. It is one of the largest marquees on Broadway and is directly connected to the MTV marquee. Its interactive text messaging capabilities and the ability to broadcast events live from the stage directly to the marquee (in real time) make it truly impressive, to say the least.
Awards & Notables Our 45,000-square foot theater has also hosted special events such as Dick Clark’s Rockin’ New Year’s Eve, Good Morning America concert series performances by Janet Jackson and Usher, Bruce Springsteen’s Gateway Schools Benefit, MusiCares MAP Fund Benefit Concert honoring Pete Townshend and Bill Curbishley In addition, ESPN, MTV, Nickelodeon, BET, Activision, ScreenVision, DEFY Media, upfronts & Newfronts, as well as being the home of the annual Heisman Trophy presentation since 2005.
 
Celebration Locations
Main Theater:
- Max Capacity: Theater Style 1166, Standing Reception 1500, Concert 2150, Seated Dinner 536
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Eats & Drinks
Food, Restaurants, Cafes, Bars & Lounges
Food, Restaurants, Cafes:

For catering, we have a great list of caterer’s we strongly recommend, however they are not required. Clients may bring in a licensed caterer of their choice and we don’t charge (which is a huge selling point as most venues have exclusives).

Bars & Lounges:

We have 3 fully functioning bars, outside of the main theater, in our lobby areas and/or we can also build satellite bars inside the main theater. We handle all beverage service in-house, both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages (with the exception of coffee and tea).

Our lobby areas are perfect for pre/post cocktail receptions and networking.

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