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August Wilson Theater

245 West 52nd Street, New York City, NY 10019 (Formerly Virginia Theatre) (Manhattan)
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Ranked #322 of 853 attractions in New York City
Type: Theaters
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- Jun 18, 2014
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North Haven, ct
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152 reviews 152 reviews
82 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Saw Jersey Boys at this small (but nice), theater in NYC on June 7th 2014. The show was AWESOME but this review is on the theater. First of all, the staff was friendly and courteous..which is sometimes hard to find in NYC. The bathrooms were EXTREMELY CLEAN as was the lobby and theater itself. The only thing I thought was... More

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Lord Howe Island
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35 reviews 35 reviews
4 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Took this as an option one night in Times Square. Was good to see the live show certainly worth watching but not my first preference

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

So much fun! Theater was wonderful and we had great seats!! Thank you American Express for this! Love

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
4 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I were in NY for her birthday recently and managed to get tickets the same day to see The Jersey Boys. I can safely say this is one of the best live shows we have ever seen. The energy, professionalism, content, were all top notch. The cast sang 32 songs in 2 hrs 15 mins,tell the story... More

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HULL UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014 via mobile

This is a fabulous show in a fabulous little theatre very intimate brilliant go see!!! a really electric atmosphere

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Miami Beach, Florida
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56 reviews 56 reviews
10 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

This show deserves 0 stars, but I could not give them 0. Its 2013, not 1813, these seats and theatre must be designed for midgets. You could not sit in a chair with your legs not jammed up against the chair in front of you. 6 people in our group left, its worse than an airline seat. My date is... More

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Hawai'i
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119 reviews 119 reviews
21 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

The venue for Jersey Boys. The theater is on the small size, which is great because you get a more intimate feel. The acoustics were very good. I didn't patronize the snack concession. My only complaint is the tight seating. I'm not a big guy but felt squished in, especially when seated to a guy 3 times my size. Poor... More

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Manor, PA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

The staff was great. The theater was not overly ornate, it was pleasant, and venerable. Jersey Boys is a musical. It's also a brief history of the group. The "Frankie Valli" player was excellent. I would close my eyes and he sounded almost just like Frankie Valli. The other players were excellent too. Very good musical (documentary?). Very nice theater.... More

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Canfield, Ohio
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83 reviews 83 reviews
28 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012

I loved the seats, the staff and the all around experience. Great sound, lighting and easy to find on foot from Times Square.

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Liberty Twp, Ohio
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

Ok, Im not a big fan of theater. I've been to several plays with my wife and only found a couple I liked. Les Miserable and Wicked. Then for our anniversary, I took her into New York to see Jersey Boys. I was very aware of the Four Seasons music growing up. But the play brought much of the band's... More

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