Westside Theater Upstairs
The Westside Theatre is an off-Broadway venue located on West 43rd Street in the Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood of Manhattan. The building houses two auditoriums: the Upstairs theater, which seats 299, and the Downstairs theater, which features a thrust stage and has a seating capacity of 249. Formerly known as the Chelsea Theatre Center and the Westside Arts Theatre, the building was renovated in 1991. The Romanesque Revival style building was constructed in 1890 for the Second German Baptist Church, which it housed until the 1960′s.