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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 #319 of 861 Attractions in New York City
Type: Theaters
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- Oct 5, 2014
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Boca Raton, Florida
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

A group of 6 went to see...4 generations...All loved this musical. We saw the Saturday matinee on Sept 27th...had 4th row center seats...Cast is full of energy and talent...their performances were flawless. Would love to see again & again. Left this beautiful theater uplifted-feeling good and singing 4 seasons songs :) Teri Boca Raton, FL

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North Haven, ct
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84 helpful votes 84 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
28 helpful votes 28 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
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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71 reviews 71 reviews
4 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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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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65 reviews 65 reviews
11 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 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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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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6 reviews 6 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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85 reviews 85 reviews
29 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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