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Address: 214 West 42nd St, New York City, NY 10036-7202
Phone Number: (212) 282-2900
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Description: The lavish decor of the Walt Disney theater is the perfect setting for the...
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Aladdin

Show was really fun, the genie was hilarious and the flying carpet was so cool! The seats, however, were so close together and one of our seats was broken, which was painful. No... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Show was really fun, the genie was hilarious and the flying carpet was so cool! The seats, however, were so close together and one of our seats was broken, which was painful. No help from the usher, but the show was great!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Whenever you visit NY, Aladdin is a must see musical performance with the Family, couples or friends played in Broadway on New Amsterdam Theatre located in the most attractive district Times Square. As the Theatre is usually full, it is a good idea to plan ahead and buy your tickets online, good prices are available for early birds and back... More 

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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

so much energy !! another great broadway disney musical for young and not so young...Get your picture with the lamp BEFORE the performance tho' cause afterwards its crazy busy

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Gorgeous theater, very well run, very clean. Amazing Broadway experience. Can't wait to take my husband here when we visit again.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Saw Aladdin with our grand daughter on March 19th. The theater is beautiful. We had great seats in Row E seats 108-110 (orchestra 5th row center). The seats were roomy and comfortable. The view was amazing. We could see the actors perspiring. The only negative is the entrance and exit makes you feel like a herd of cows. My husband... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We enjoyed Aladdin here. We sat in the very back row in upper balc it's very high. But the seats were good. The seats are small be prepared to sit shoulder to shoulder. Very clean they need to turn the men's restroom in the upper balc to a female bathroom. Not enough time to get back if it's a full... More 

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Came here with my partner on a recently NYC trip and it was great! Been to loads of UK theatres in London and Scotland but this was our first NYC Broadway theatre and it surprised us how small it was however not a bad thing! As far as we could tell there wouldn't have been a bad seat in the... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Lovely refurbished Theatre located on 42nd street a few feet from Broadway and next to the Subway..Major shows can be seen here. Beautiful architecture both inside and out..

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Loved the production Aladdin! A must see for all ages The seats we had weren't that great. We asked ( the extremely rude clerk) what seats where left and if they were good seats, he said yes, unobstructed. Not so much. They seating up in the balcony is very squishy - you would not want to be bigger than a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

This was a great theater with a great show. From the costumes, to the actors, all the way to the fantastic props. Everything was perfect, the show is highly recommended. Just for theater reference, it is old and beautiful. The seats are comfy, the place is beautiful, and the bathrooms are spotless. The staff were wonderful, knowledgable, and helpful. You... More 

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