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Richard Rodgers Theatre

226 West 46th Street, New York City, NY 10036 (Manhattan)
(212) 221-1211
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Ranked #227 of 873 Attractions in New York City
Type: Theaters, Performances
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Boston, Massachusetts
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48 reviews 48 reviews
28 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I saw IF/THEN last night in the theater. We had orchestra seats with a good view of the stage. The set design of IF/Then was amazing. I loved the mirror ceiling effect. of the play. As other reviewers pointed out - no lobby and it gets very crowed during intermission. Also, the theater got very warm. After the show, the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I recently did a trip to NY where I saw 7 shows in 5 days (Motown, Avenue Q, Wicked, If/Then, Aladdin, Phantom and Matilda). Although the actors and Miss Menzel were AMAZING, I kept getting distracted by the cramped seating, which was a bummer because you need to pay close attention due to the dual story-lines happening. I am 6'... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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154 attraction reviews
229 helpful votes 229 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I loved the musical. If/then is a great show about choices. The theater itself was very pretty. There is almost no lobby. When you walk in you go straight to your section. What really bothered me were the seats. We are a tall family, there was zero leg room in my seats. I felt as if my knees were bothering... More

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New York, New York, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Fabulous cast, great story line. The voices are so powerful. First time I was there there was an understudy for Idina Menzel, and she was amazing. What was even more amazing, the theater let us watch the play, but because Idina cancelled at the last minute, they let everyone come a second time when she returned. That was a very... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This was my first visit to the Richard Rodgers theater. As expected the theater is small. I had a very good orchestra seat however; in order to use the ladies room I had to walk a couple flights of stairs to the mezzanine level. I learned there are no elevators in this theater. IF/Then is currently playing at this theater.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This theater is beautiful and Idina Menzel in If/Then is something you don't want to miss!! The story is intriguing and thought provoking and will make you laugh and cry. We loved it so much we decided to see it again! We got lucky and won the lottery one day so our tickets were just 25$ a piece! Also don't... More

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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This theater is old but well kept, ornate and simply beautiful. We saw the musical IF/THEN, starring Idina Menzel, and it was the best and most amazing musical I have ever seen! Menzel was flawless and funny! And, the rest of the cast was so beautiful and impressively talented too! It was a wonderful experience that I will never forget!

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South Burlington, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I think our local high school's auditorium seats more than Richard Rodgers. It's old, small, beautiful, but the seats are close together so if you are over 6 feet tall you'll be smooshed in. Around row L the seats start to be elevated so the views are great if you are in L or more. The stage is versatile, rotates,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our night out to see the new Idina show If/Then. We were seated in row M and had a perfect view of the stage. Starting at row N, the seats are elevated, making it difficult to find a bad seat in the house. It is true that this is an older theater. The only challenge that I... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Their house manager, Tim Pettolina is the calmest, most helpful host I've ever seen. He's always present and you can tell by talking to his kind staff that they like working for him. I've seen three shows here in recent years, including "In the Heights," "Porgy and Bess" and now "If/Then." They have a handicap accessible bathroom that is unmarked... More

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