New World Stages consists of 5 different stages ranging from 199 to 499 seats. Located on the site of the former Madison Square Garden, this new off-Broadway locale is changing the face of theater. "New venue. New artists. New audiences." their site proclaims, and indeed this ultra-modern, steel, and glass theater has it all. Stage 3 is one of the largest with seating for 499 patrons, and offers both mezzanine and orchestra seating.