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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 #280 of 830 attractions in New York City
Type: Theaters
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- Apr 9, 2014
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Saint Charles, Missouri
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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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
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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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53 reviews 53 reviews
9 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 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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120 reviews 120 reviews
21 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 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
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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79 reviews 79 reviews
28 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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philadelphia, pa
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2012 via mobile

My sister and I treated my mom to a 50th birthday/30th anniversary present to Jersey Boys. We originally tried to see it when it was running in Philly but decided to take a weekend getaway to new York to see it. It was my first time experiencing a braodway show and I LOVED IT. There was not a bad seat... More

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NJ
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2011

Jersey Boys, a 2006 Tony Award winner, still plays to packed crowds. Staging includes the prominant use of a raised cat-walk, so get tickets in the middle of the rows to have full view of the entire stage. We had seats on the mezzanine (B111-B114) and were close to perfect views, although my husband in the 114 seat (aisle) had... More

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