Life of Pi Tickets, New York, NY

Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre236 West 45th StreetNew York, NY 10036
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The Life of Pi play tells the story of a teenage boy who is stranded adrift at sea in a lifeboat with four wild animals including Richard Parker, a Bengal tiger. This epic thought-provoking journey combines imaginative puppetry with scenic set designs, captivating audiences around the world. See it live on Broadway NYC at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre.

Good To Know

  • Life of Pi, five-time Olivier Award winner, comes to Broadway!
  • A stage adaptation of Yann Martel's beloved best selling book.
  • Show is approx. 2 hours and 10 minutes, including a 15 minute intermission.
  • Performing at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre.
  • Recommended for 8+. Children under 4 years are not permitted in the theater.
  • Doors open 45 minutes before the show.
  • No recording devices are allowed in the theater, including still cameras.
  • Theater is wheelchair accessible.


from Life of Pi

Life of Pi, the award-winning play, comes to Broadway.

After a cargo ship sinks in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, a sixteen-year-old boy named Pi is left stranded on a lifeboat with the most unlikely of companions: a Royal Bengal tiger. With time and nature against them, the two must learn to trust one another if they are to survive.

Winner of five Olivier Awards including Best New Play.

"It will make you believe in the power of theater." - The Times
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Frequently Asked Questions about Life of Pi

Where is the theater located?

Life of Pi is performing at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, located at 236 West 45th Street, New York, NY 10036.

How long is Life of Pi?

The Life of Pi Broadway show is approximately 2 hours and 10 minutes, including a 15 minute intermission.

Is the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre wheelchair accessible?

This theatre is not completely wheelchair accessible. Access to the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre is step-free from 236 West 45th Street, and seating is accessible to all parts of the Orchestra without steps. There are no steps to the designated wheelchair seating location. A wheelchair accessible restroom (unisex) is located on the main level.

Can I bring my camera or electronic device?

The use of cameras, camcorders, and other recording devices during the performance is strictly prohibited. Also, cell phones must be turned off or to silent mode and remain stowed away throughout the duration of the performance, as the bright lights emitted can distract both performers and other members of the audience.

When should I arrive?

Theater doors open approximately 45 minutes before the show. It is recommended that audiences arrive at least 30 minutes prior to curtain time to find their seats, browse the available show merchandise, and settle in before showtime. Late comers will be admitted at the discretion of the management.

Is this show appropriate for children?

Yes. The Life of Pi show is recommended for ages 8+ and may contain strong language. Children under the age of 4 are not permitted into the theater.

Are concessions available for purchase within the theater?

Yes. Cocktails, non-alcoholic beverages, and light snacks are available for purchase.

What do I wear for the show?

While there is no required dress code for a Broadway show, going to the theatre is a special occasion and many people do dress for the event.

Who is Richard Parker in the Life of Pi?

Richard Parker is a 450-pound Royal Bengal tiger and one of Pi's companions throughout his journey while stranded on a lifeboat in the vast Pacific Ocean after their cargo ship sinks.