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Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day




The August Wilson Theatre
245 West 52nd Street
Between Broadway Avenue & 8th Avenue
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2 hours and 30 minutes, including one 15 minute intermission

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Call (212) 840-8181


A limited number of tickets for each performance will be sold via online lottery. Entries will be accepted at from one week prior to 11am the day before the performance. At approximately 12:30 PM the day before the performance names will be drawn at random for a limited number of tickets priced at $39.50 each. Limit one entry per person and two tickets per winner - entries will be checked for duplicates. Winners will be notified via email. Winners must purchase tickets online using the link provided in their notification email no later than 10:00PM ET the day before the performance. Tickets may be purchased with a valid credit card. Tickets are subject to availability. Tickets will most likely be partial or obstructed view and pairs may be split.


While we invite everyone ages 4 and up to enjoy the show, GROUNDHOG DAY is recommended for ages 12 and up.

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All Orchestra seats are located one level above the main theatre lobby. Mezzanine seats are located up one flight of stairs. Please be aware that the August Wilson theatre does not have an elevator to the Mezzanine, however all staircases have handrails.


Join us at one of the August Wilson Theatre’s bars. Located on the main lobby and Mezzanine lobby, our bars’ are stocked with a range of cocktails and non-alcoholic beverage choices, which you are welcome to take back to your seats. Don’t forget to pick up a snack!


The restrooms are located in the main lobby. The accessible restroom is located on the house left side of the Orchestra level.


If you have a bag or large coat, we'd be happy to check it for you. The coat check is located in the main lobby. The charge is $3 per item (no furs, please).


Visit the merchandise booth in the main lobby to take home a souvenir from the show. You can also purchase items here.

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Access Information

The August Wilson Theatre is not completely wheelchair accessible. There are 8 steps down into the main entrance of the theatre from the sidewalk and 25 steps up from there to the Orchestra level. However, there is an entrance via a Stair Lift that provides direct access from the entrance on 52nd Street to the Orchestra level. A person does not have to be confined to a wheelchair to use the lift, however the Stair Lift does have a weight capacity of 500 pounds. Upon arrival, please contact the uniformed porter on duty in the Outer Lobby who will usher you to the Stair Lift. If the porter is not present in the Outer Lobby, please ask the Box Office personnel to contact the manager. The Box Office is on the street level. If you require assistance, the porter will be available to help you with the operation of the lift before and after the performance.

Access Ticket Information

To purchase, call Ticketmaster at (877) 250-2929. If you have any questions about accessible seating or other accommodations prior to purchasing tickets, please contact Jujamcyn Customer Service at (212) 840-8181 or

Accessibility by Seating Section

Orchestra Location:
Seating is accessible to all parts of the Orchestra via steps. There are 25 steps up from the main entrance of the theatre to the Orchestra level. However, there is an entrance via a Stair Lift that provides direct access from the entrance on 52nd Street to the Orchestra level. See Access Information above. Wheelchair seating is in the Orchestra only.

Mezzanine Location:
Located on the 2nd level: up 16 steps from the Orchestra. There is an additional 6 steps up from the Mezzanine lobby to the Mezzanine entrance (located behind row E), and an additional 19 steps up to the remainder of the Mezzanine.
Please Note: On the Mezzanine level, there are approximately 2 steps up/down per row.

Performances for People With Hearing Loss

For information, please call: (212) 912-9770 or visit

Performances for the Partially Sighted and Blind

For information, please call HAI (Healing Arts Initiative) at (212) 575-7660, 9am - 5pm (EST).

Assistive Devices

Reservations are not necessary. Drivers license or ID with printed address required as a deposit.


There is a Stair Lift available. See Access Information above.

Pay Phone

Located in box office lobby.


There is a wheelchair accessible unisex restroom located near the upper landing of the Stair Lift in the Orchestra. All other restrooms (not wheelchair accessible) are located in the Lower Lobby, one flight down from the Orchestra.

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