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Ambassador Theatre

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Address: 219 West 49th Street, New York City, NY
Phone Number: 12122396200
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It's a nice Broadway theater.. A little tight though, sat on first row of the middle section and everyone had to get up whenever someone in the middle wanted to get out. Haven't... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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Mexicali, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

It's a nice Broadway theater.. A little tight though, sat on first row of the middle section and everyone had to get up whenever someone in the middle wanted to get out. Haven't been to that many theaters but I've been to more comfortable ones. After all we have to sit there for a while.

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Kwinana, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Before I left Australia I bought a ticket to see Chicago on Broadway. Being my first ever show I thought I'd start at the top! I wasn't disappointed. The theatre wasn't too large, so all seats were great. The staff were very helpful. I was sceptical about Brandy playing Roxie Hart, but she was amazing. If I didn't love Chicago... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

I've noticed some people have complained or didn't like the theater. I've become somewhat of a Broadway fanatic and I love these old theaters. They have so much character and charm. I think people are use to everything being new. I appreciate the old architecture and feel of these theaters. I thought this was a very nice theater compared to... More 

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Beaumont, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The lines were very long but they also moved very fast. The ushers got you to your set very quickly and for the most part you can not tell if they are pleasant or not because things are set up to run so efficiently. The theatre itself is beautiful. It was built in 1921 from what I researched and has... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Saw Chicago here, the theatre is very small and old. The seats are very narrow, you knock knees with your neighbour. Expensive extra's, $5 for a tiny bottle of water. Show was good, theatre leaves something to be desired.

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Saw Chicago on Broadway with recording artist Brandy Norwood playing Roxie Hart. She was excellent! The show was thrilling and entertaining. The theater itself is quite old and you can see the history. It was especially evident in the bathrooms. Loved every minute of my experience though!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

It was my first time seeing a real musical. Such a great experience! My friend surprised me with a ticket for my birthday. Show was great! The venue was great!

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Round Rock, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We saw Chicago the Musical here. Nice little theatre off of 49th street. I don't think there is a bad seat, all should have a good view of the stage. The theatre itself is beautiful.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

great show.. loved it. Even the 14 and 27 year olds thought it was great.We travelled with a disabled relative and the theatre staff were very helpful. Dont bother going to the discount ticket sales contact the theatre itself. We had 6 tickets all together right in the front at discount prices with the theatre direct.

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Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

I went on a Saturday matinee show. Plenty of open seats. The theater is small, I don't think it was well-designed. One bathroom for the whole theatre. One of the actresses stumbled on a line. Not what I expected for my first show on NY Broadway. I've seen a couple of shows on Broadway in London and I was absolutely... More 

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Address: 219 West 49th Street, New York City, NY
Phone Number: 12122396200
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown

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