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Richard Rodgers Theatre

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Address: 226 West 46th Street, New York City, NY 10036
Phone Number: (212) 221-1211
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Hamilton is HUGE, however too big for the Richard Rodgers Theatre

I could hardly wait to get on-line to rave about Hamilton. It did not disappoint. I agree with the other reviews and encourage you to take time to do a quick scan of Hamilton's... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

I could hardly wait to get on-line to rave about Hamilton. It did not disappoint. I agree with the other reviews and encourage you to take time to do a quick scan of Hamilton's history prior to seeing the show. The show brilliantly sweeps you off your feet and throws you back in time with surprisingly pleasurable and alluring hip,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

My review echoes the others, mostly. Hamilton was a superb show, and the creakyness of the theatre has its charm. Being partly disabled, I found our seats up in the nosebleed section, no elevators, and only one basement restroom a bit of a challenge, but, hey! , the show was excellent and the theatre has a long history. If they... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Hamilton is packing in crowds for its launch performances to rave reviews from the critics. The show is a blend of history, hip hop, and musical theater. Mr. Lin Manuel Miranda is a true poet. Strongly suggest that visitors read up a bit before going to the show so following the storyline is easier. The theater itself is old and... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Hamilton! I've been to the Richard Rodgers three-times already, I saw If/Then twice booth seating on the rear mezzanine. This time, I came to see Hamilton. Right now, it is Broadway's hottest ticket! It's sold out everyday but they have a lottery drawing every show. I was lucky enough to secure a ticket last March for a rear mezzanine row... More 

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Baltimore, MD
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

My husband and I see many Broadway shows. We were so excited that we had landed hard-to-find tickets to see Hamilton. This show is so great and deserves to be in a much better venue that the Richard Rodgers Theatre. There is no legroom, but even worse, there is no footroom or place to put down a purse if you... More 

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Newton, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

My husband and I were lucky enough to see the play Hamilton here. We got seats a little too far back; the overhanging balcony marred our view of the upper part of the stage. But we enjoyed our experience, and the theater staff were friendly and helpful.

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Haysville, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I was privileged enough to get ticked to the show, "If/Then." The show was phenomenal, because hello... Idina Menzel. However, I was captivated by the beauty and comfort of Richard Rodgers Theatre! I don't really know what I was expecting, but the elegance and feel of the theatre... Everything else was gravy. I usually get cold in theaters, but even... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Do not buy TKTS tickets if it puts you in the last few rows of the rear mezzanine like we did to see "If/Then". Seats are so cramped! Anyone over 5'3 is sitting with their knees in their face. There is no foot room or room for any bags. We went in the spring and they also did a poor... More 

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Rockport, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

The sound quality was excellent and the view from center mezzanine was great. The seats were small, and very close together. My shins were pushed up against the seat in front of me. I had to put my feet to the side, and I am only 5'7. I loved every minute of the performance, but theatre itself was a bit... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

This review pertains to the theater itself, but I'm borrowing a line from If/Then, which I recently saw here. Beautiful old Broadway theater, orchestra is steeply "banked" so sight lines are terrific. Great acoustics. Layout is a little different, which means a bar (as are several souvenir stands) is on the same level as the seats, different from a lot... More 

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