The American Legacy
Metropolitan Playhouse
The American Legacy
220 East Fourth Street  ~  New York, New York   10009
Administration: (212) 995 8410  ~  Tickets: 800 838 3006
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The Metropolitan Playhouse is in
The Cornelia Connelly Center

220 East Fourth Street (easternmost door)
Between Avenues A & B
in the East Village


F Train to  2nd Avenue    Closest

Take this train to the "Second Avenue " Stop on the F Line.
The closest exit to us, at the Brooklyn (downtown) end of the stop, puts you on First Avenue and Houston.
Walk North on First Avenue to E 4th Street and turn right.
Walk East on E 4th Street until you reach us.

N TrainR Trainto 8th Street

The N or R local trains to "8th Street" (the NYU stop) let out at Broadway and 8th Street.
Walk East on 8th Street, across Astor Place, where the street becomes St Mark's Place.
Continue to Thompkins Square Park, and turn right on Avenue A.
Continue to E 4th Street, and take a left.
Walk 1/2 block to our door.

6 Train  to Bleecker Street

Take the 6 train to Bleecker Street Station.
Walk East on Second Street to Avenue A.
Turn left to walk North, to E 4th Street.
Take a right on 4th and walk 1/2 block to Metropolitan.

Bus M14A     Closest

This bus crosses Manhattan on 14th Street, connecting with all uptown/downtown trains and then turns to go downtown Avenue A.
It comes uptown on Avenue A from Grand Street.
Take it to the stop nearest E 4th Street then walk 1/2 block East on 4th.


This bus runs uptown on First Avenue; downtown on 2nd Avenue.
Take it to the stop nearest E 4th Street, then walk 1 and 1/2 blocks East on 4th.


If you are coming by car, be sure to leave time to find parking!

We cannot seat latecomers, as doing so means crossing the stage.
Most weeknights and weekend days, parking may be found on the street.
On weekend evenings, the streets get crowded.

Houston and Essex
Public parking in a guarded lot is available on Avenue A (which becomes Essex Street) just south of Houston.

Essex and Delancey

A municipal garage is also located several blocks farther down Essex, near Delancey.


The East Village is exploding with restaurants, bars, boutiques and theater.  So come down for more than just an evening of theater, call one of our restaurant partners for a dinner reservation before or after a performance at Metropolitan.  They are all a close walk from the theater, and there is dining available for every taste.

Dorian Gray's - upscale pub
205 E 4th Street
  (across the street)
(212) 979-0900

B 4- Diverse and elegant fare in a relaxed venue
235 E 4th Street (across and down the street)

(212) 535-7151

Lavagna - Trattoria Italiana
545 East 5th Street (near Avenue B) 212-979-1005

Native Bean - Premiere Home Made Gourmet Delights, 50 Avenue A (between 2nd and 3rd) 212-533-9948


Our restaurant partners would love to hear from you, and please do us a favor when you call them for a reservation -- mention The Metropolitan Playhouse.