Billie Holiday Theatre


Located in the heart of Restoration Plaza, the Audelco and Obie award winning Billie Holiday Theatre (BHT) is the only professional resident theatre company in Brooklyn, and sets the standard for performing arts and serious theatre in Central Brooklyn.

Established in 1972, BHT has a well-earned reputation for providing outstanding professional theatre and music productions that are affordable to families. Serving some 30,000 people annually for more than 30 years, the BHT seats 200, has a 36-week season, and provides a training ground for aspiring theatre professionals.

The theatre has launched the careers of many fine and notable artists and playwrights over the years, including Samuel L. Jackson, Debbie Allen, and Samm-Art Williams. The Theatre is the original New York producer of many hit shows, including LOTTO; INACENT BLACK AND THE FIVE BROTHERS, which went on to Broadway and starred Melba Moore; ONE MONKEY DON'T STOP NO SHOW, which toured nationally with Kim Fields and Ted Lange and the musical, OVER FORTY."
With a major renovation currently underway to the theatre's home at Restoration Plaza, the Billie Holiday Theatre has begun a 2-year residency at BAM Cultural District's Brooklyn Music School Playhouse.
For ticket or performance information, please contact the Billie Holiday Theatre Box Office at (718)-636-0918 or 0919 or visit us on the web at