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Address: 219 West 49th Street, New York City, NY 10019
Phone Number: 212-239-6200
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Vintage Broadway venue built for 19th century folk

We are average size people but were barely able to fit into our seats. We purposefully chose the last row in the back, in part because there were just three seats-perfect. Husband... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
Allan S
Hyattsville, Maryland

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4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Too narrow seats and too dark. Very small stage. Inside it looks very old and run-down. The stuff sell food and drinks prior to show and during pauses. It is the feedback to the theatre, not to the show.

Thank e_true1981
Essex, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Poor! Pre booked but ticket office could not find booking, so we were just given 2 seats on the end, limited view, poor standard of dance and acting, boring black outfits on black backdrop! Stewards selling drinks and snacks were lively and fun! Show singing was good. Loved the actor playing Amos- really connected with audience! Wouldn't recommend.

Thank EllenLouiseT
Leeds, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to see Chicago in October and it was fantastic! Loved it! Drinks very pricey though- $20 for 2 cokes! But I think they tried to justify this by giving you them in a souvenir drink holders (whether you want the souvenir cups or not!).

Thank SarahMW2014
Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Well what can I say... it was the best show I've seen and will probably see in a long time! Fantastic!! The theater was great too, we were sat in the front row of the mezzanine, we had an excellent view. Just one piece of advice to anyone sitting in the front row... dont put anything on the handy little... More 

Thank Rosie91R
Poznan, Poland
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

We had a great time watching Chicago. Great spectacle and performers. Great voices. Very amusing! I recommend it!

Thank Klaudyna G
Hyattsville, Maryland
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107 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

We are average size people but were barely able to fit into our seats. We purposefully chose the last row in the back, in part because there were just three seats-perfect. Husband sat at an angle because the seats in front of us were Right In Our Laps. The show was quite enjoyable, and we loved getting to see Brandi... More 

Thank Allan S
Wethersfield, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Chicago....my very first show at 46 years old so I felt like a star...The Theatre was much smaller than I thought it would be but nonetheless, it was a cozy atmosphere. I loved it!!!! Very expensive, so it will be some time before I go again but I truly enjoyed the entire "show" experience. We were very close to the... More 

Thank Cathy d
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Reasonable small theatre, nice atmosphere. But $48 for 2 plastic cups of cheap nasty wine takes ripping off tourists to a whole new level.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Chicago with Brandy was absolutely wonderful!! The theatre is small, personal, and we felt like the performers were looking right at us! I highly recommend this show!

Thank VaCarol
Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

It's a little bit funny that I flew from Chicago to NYC to watch Chicago the musical. The dancers are gorgeous; however, the show is only at the average level in the Broadway.

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