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New Amsterdam Theater

214 West 42nd St, New York City, NY 10036-7202 (Manhattan)
(212) 282-2900
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Ranked #42 of 830 attractions in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Type: Theaters
Description: The lavish decor of the Walt Disney theater is the perfect setting for the popular play production of The Lion King.
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Austin, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

If you are going to the theater in NYC, you cannot beat seeing a show at the New Amsterdam Theater. Disney has restored this wonderful theater to its glory days! The staff and manager, Andrew, make sure you you have the best experience in seeing a show.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014 via mobile

The theatre itself is good but nothing spetacular. It's as well done place little bit large and then the mezzanine was far from stage. The Lion King was great and we had very good time with the show.

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Sevierville, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

I loved Aladdin but I have only been that uncomfortable in a chair one other time before. It was at Vanderbilt University's Memorial Gymnasium. The theatre us beautiful but there is NO leg room. If you are over 5'8" be careful!

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Taunton, MA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

All seat in the house are great, you can sit anywhere and have a great view of the stage. I sat in row d to the left of the theater and loved Alladin. Drinks were expensive, after all it is NYC. The staff was very friendly. One of our seats had to be changed due to a problem with the... More

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cork
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

We went to see Aladdin here and it was a great experience. We sat in the "cheap seats" but our view was still very good. I was a bit cramped in my seat and the food and drink were a bit expensive but overall it was a great night out!

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Elkridge, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

We didn't see a show here, instead we toured the theatre. Absolutely beautiful and very interesting history.

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The Woodlands, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014 via mobile

Saw Aladdin recently at the New Amsterdam theater. The theater is very charming and really brings you back to the older days of a Broadway. I bought 2 sets of tickets as I was concerned about being able to see. Both were in the Mezzanine one set in the center section, row KK and the other side section row DD.... More

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Timberlake, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

I will never forget being able to take our little girl to see Mary Poppins!! It was magical!! It is pricey however worth the memories. We still sing the song "Anything Can Happen If you Let IT!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014 via mobile

Just watched Aladdin last night, amazing performance and set and costumes. We sat in row E orchestra left and we were very close to the stage, so close that all the bright colors actually hurt my eyes! Also sitting all the way to the side was a bit of a neck strain. In retrospect because the theater is actually quite... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Wow this play was amazing. I have seen so many broadway shows and this one was spectacular! A must for anyone with school age children who can sit through a 2.5 hour performance and adults alike. *Smaller children would be scared by some of the effects! Our son 12 said it was good for a girly play! LOL We saw... More

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