Starting in the 1980s many of Manhattan's larger theaters were subdivided to provide more screens -- the perfect solution for Manhattan's ever-growing population.

Here now are the five best theaters in New York City:

Ziegfeld Theater - 141 West 54th St. - (212) 307-1862
The best remaining old style theater, single screen, in New York City. Built in 1969 the theater offers 1131 seats all with an unimpeded excellent view. Wall-to-wall red carpet greets you and the giant screen is a joy to behold. The theater is frequently used for world premieres and other special events.
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