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Walter Kerr Theater

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Address: 218 West 48th Street, New York City, NY
Phone Number: (212) 239-6200
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Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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We had a fun time at A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder! Really excellent voices in the cast, many funny moments, and I loved that the theater was small and more intimate than... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 5, 2015
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Federal Way, WA, USA

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Denville, NJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This venue is a tribute to a golden age. The theatre has been refurbished to bring you back to the hey day of Broadway. The Art work on the walls and ceilings are magnificent setting the mood for what goes on below. It fills you with anticipation as you sit and await the curtain to rise. the facilities have been... More 

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Lawrenceville, Georgia, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

Saw A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder. Very intimate seating, but enjoyed it! Great seats and great stage work!

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I have never sat in such uncomfortable theatre seats. Leg room in economy airline seats is luxurious compared to this theatre and I'm only 5' 3! I've been to other Broadway theatres and not experienced seating like this before. I hate to think how a taller and more generously proportioned person feels in one of those seats. I was very... More 

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Charlotte, NC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I sat in the front row of the balcony for "Gentleman's Guide" and thought the seat was fine. The theater is older but I found the seat comfortable and had plenty of leg room and I'm 6'1". Getting down the row though was tough... I stepped on a lot of toes on my way to the restrooms at intermission. Terrible... More 

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Federal Way, WA, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We had a fun time at A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder! Really excellent voices in the cast, many funny moments, and I loved that the theater was small and more intimate than the ones in my home town. We had seats in the second row of the balcony. I would not recommend that row, or possibly the first... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We saw this play when it first opened at the Walter Kerr, just revisited it with one of our grandchildren. The lead, Jefferson Mays, was out, but his understudy was every bit as good as Mr. Mays. The play is enormous fun, a most wonderful story from the beginning to the very end. The theater is beautiful, take time to... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

We liked the place, and how they restored it to his past glory. The place is cozzy and easy to find in Manhattan. The performance was excellent. We saw "A gentleman's guide to love and murder" from very good seats on the first row of the mezzanine.

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

The theater is small so almost every seat in the house is great. We purchased balcony seats which had a limited view but really not bad at all for the price. Theater is old with lovely original architectural details.The stair climb to the balcony is steep, so not good for elderly or anyone with limited movement. My 12 year old... More 

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New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

i went to see a gentlemans guide to love and murder in this theatre. First of all the show was great, very funny with that brittish monty python type of humor. The Theatre is small so every seat is a great seat. Went to the 50% off ticket place where the "stairs" are, and got third row for the 2... More 

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University Heights, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Just steps into the building you are already in the theatre. It is a classic small theatre with steep steps and great art. We saw "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder" and it was fantastic. Would see a show here again.

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Additional Information about Walter Kerr Theater

Address: Address: 218 West 48th Street, New York City, NY
Phone Number: (212) 239-6200
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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