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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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So intimate!! LOVE IT!

Very intimate. Love that. Beautiful theatre. Not a lot of leg room though. My son is almost 6'3" and he almost didn't fit! We really enjoyed "A Gentleman's Guide..."!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
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Atlanta, Georgia

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We enjoyed our show this week of A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder but did not like our balcony seats. Having sat in other balconies in other theaters we thought we'd have the same decent view but this balcony is tiny and very high with only 2 rows of seats. Even in the front row center you could not... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Very intimate. Love that. Beautiful theatre. Not a lot of leg room though. My son is almost 6'3" and he almost didn't fit! We really enjoyed "A Gentleman's Guide..."!

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Denville, NJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

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 23 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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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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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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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 26 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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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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