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Present Laughter

Present Laughter




The St. James Theatre
246 West 44th Street
Between 7th Avenue & 8th Avenue
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2 hours and 35 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 noon the day before the performance names will be drawn at random for a limited number of tickets priced at $42 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, PRESENT LAUGHTER is recomended for ages 12 and up.

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All Orchestra seats are located on the main floor of the theatre. Mezzanine seats are located up 2 flights of stairs and Balcony seats are located up an additional 6 flights of stairs. Please be aware that the St. James Theatre does not have an elevator, however all staircases have handrails.


Located on all levels, the St. James Theatre 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!


Men’s and Ladies’ restrooms are located down 1 flight of stairs from the Orchestra level. An additional Ladies’ room is located in the Mezzanine. Patrons seated in the Balcony will find a Men’s and Ladies’ restroom on their level. An accessible restroom is located in the Orchestra lobby.


If you have a bag or large coat, we'd be happy to check it for you. Please visit the coat check in the Orchestra lobby. The charge is $3 per item.


Visit one of the merchandise booths, located on the Orchestra and Mezzanine levels, to take home a souvenir from the show.

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Access Information

The St James Theatre provides wheelchair-accessible seating on the Orchestra level of the theatre for all performances for patrons who use wheelchairs and their companions. There are no steps leading into the Orchestra level of the theatre from the sidewalk. There are steps to access seating on other levels of the theatre. Pricing for wheelchair-accessible seats on the Orchestra level varies so as to capture the range of prices available throughout the theatre.

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 without steps. There are no steps to the designated wheelchair seating locations. Wheelchair seating is in the Orchestra only.

Mezzanine Location:
Located on the 2nd level: up 29 steps from the Orchestra. There are an additional 20 steps up to the remainder of the Mezzanine. Entrance to Mezzanine is behind row E.

Balcony Location:
Located on the 3rd level: up 77 steps from the Orchestra. Please Note: On the Mezzanine and Balcony levels, 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).

Audio Assistive Devices

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


None available.


There is a wheelchair accessible unisex restroom located on the main level. The Women's restrooms (not wheelchair accessible) are located down 1 flight of stairs from the Orchestra level, on the Mezzanine level and on the Balcony level. The Men's restrooms (not wheelchair accessible) are located down 1 flight of stairs from the Orchestra level and on the Balcony level. The lower level is located 22 steps down from the Orchestra.

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