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The Drama Book Shop is back.

Since 1917, The Drama Book Shop has been a mainstay of the New York theatre scene and a cultural institution for theatrical works. We’re excited to welcome you to our new location on West 39th Street in midtown Manhattan.

The Drama Book Shop Procedures and Public Health Policies:

  • Masks are strongly encouraged.
  • Groups: To ensure a safe shopping experience, we require that groups of 15 or more to email prior to arrival so that we can accommodate you.
  • Hand sanitizer stations are placed throughout the store for your convenience.
  • High touch surfaces will be disinfected regularly and the store will receive a deep-cleaning each night.
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Visit our Cafe

Coffee and a book? We’re not acting.

Visit us daily to enjoy a selection of freshly brewed coffee, espresso drinks, teas, pastries, and more. The Drama Book Shop has served as the birthplace for countless theatrical works (including the 2008 Tony Award® winning musical In The Heights). Come cozy up on one of our couches with your favorite book, or work with your writing partner in our cafe on your next great theatrical masterpiece. We’ve got all the fuel you need to keep your creative juices flowing.

The Drama Book Shop is proud to partner with the following companies to support the operation of our cafe: Starbucks®, Partners Coffee Roasters, Rishi Tea & Botanicals, Balthazaar Bakery, and Amy’s Breads.