The Actors’ Temple

Hell's Kitchen, Manhattan

Credit: Courtesy of The Actors’ Temple

The Actors’ Temple, Congregation Ezrath Israel, was founded in 1917 in Hell’s Kitchen. This historic building, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, was completed in 1922. The Temple is now both a fully functioning house of worship and also an Off-Broadway theater. Step back into old New York as you enter the temple’s sanctuary, featuring stained-glass windows and bronze plaques honoring many beloved show business luminaries of yesteryear, as well as a gallery of historic headshots from performers of the past. Tours will be held at 1pm, 2pm and 3pm. There will also be a self-guided tour pamphlet available.

The Actors’ Temple, Congregation Ezrath Israel, was founded in 1917 in Hell’s Kitchen. This historic building, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, was completed in 1922. The Temple is now both a fully functioning house of worship and also an Off-Broadway theater. Step back into old New York as you enter the temple’s sanctuary, featuring stained-glass windows and bronze plaques honoring many beloved show business luminaries of yesteryear, as well as a gallery of historic headshots from performers of the past. Tours will be held at 1pm, 2pm and 3pm. There will also be a self-guided tour pamphlet available.

There are 8 stairs to enter the sanctuary. A chair lift is available for those not climbing stairs. There is one wheelchair-accessible restroom.

1922

339 West 47 Street Between 8th & 9th Aves.
New York, NY 10036