The Benedum Center for the Performing Arts has a generous 2,800 seat capacity and offers you the chance to experience some of the best Broadway shows in America, including Footloose, Evita and Annie.

We have provided a handy seating chart for your convenience. As illustrated, the seating is split into two sections with the balcony to the rear and main floor at the front. Orchestras and pit are located at the front.

benedum center seating chart

*Please note seating prices will vary*

Guests have a number of seating options to choose from in the First Level and Upper Levels of the venue. While some people prefer to sit in the Grand Circle to watch their favorite performers up close, others prefer to sit in the Upper Levels where they can see the entire performance in one glance.

Whether opting for the Grand Circle, Orchestra, Director’s Circle, First Tier or Second Tier, the auditorium’s grand design, combined with the quality sound system, and cutting edge lighting, ensures that all guests experience the show of a lifetime!

First Level

The first floor of the Benedum Center is made up of two areas: the Grand Circle and the Orchestra.

Grand Circle

The Grand Circle has three sections: Center, Left and Right. The rows follow a double letter pattern, starting with AA (closest to the stage) and extending back to FF.

Orchestra

Meanwhile, the Orchestra has five sections: Center, Left Center, Left, Right Center and Right. The rows are lettered in order, starting with Row A at the front and going back alphabetically.

Upper Levels

The upper levels of the Benedum Center are made up of three areas: Director’s Circle, First Tier, and Second Tier.

The rows start with AA at the front and extend back to Row EE.

First Tier

Meanwhile, the First Tier is the middle part of the balcony, and it has seven sections: Center, Left Center, Left, Side Left, Right Center, Right and Side Right. The rows are lettered in order, starting with Row A at the front and going back alphabetically, to Row L.

Second Tier

Lastly, the Second Tier is the top part of the balcony, and it has seven sections: Center, Left Center, Left, Side Left, Right Center, Right and Side Right. The rows start with Row M in the front and go back to Row W.

Our aim is to help you find the perfect seat to meet your needs, so here’s a taste of what’s on offer from A View From My Seat.

The seating arrangement is clearly set out, and friendly staff are available to guide you to your designated seat. Patrons are asked not to deviate from their assigned seats to avoid any disturbance among fellow audience members. Your cooperation ensures a seamless and enjoyable experience for everyone.

Accessible Seating

The Benedum Center is accessible for patrons with accessible needs. It is equipped with elevators, restrooms and seating designed for accessibility, and companion seating which is available on the main floor of the theater.