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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 #315 of 830 attractions in New York City
Type: Theaters
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- Apr 3, 2014
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New York
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85 reviews 85 reviews
15 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

As a long Idina fan, it was thrilled she would be bringing her amazing voice back to Broadway. I fell in love with her voice from being privileged of seeing her in Wicked. Her voice is still solid, strong and effortless. You get chills when she effortlessly hits high notes. The play was quite confusing. While the storyline is that... More

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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Took my daughter, a die-hard Idina Menzel fan, to this show. It was a matinee. Do I have to mention that she is a power-house singer? She was fantastic, as were all of the actors. However, the plot and storyline are a bit tedious and boring. I would have been happier to just have the singers/actors come out and sing... More

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61 reviews 61 reviews
20 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

What I don't like about the theatre is that they open up the house only 30 minutes prior to showtime. This did not allow enough time to get drinks, go to the bathroom, and get souvenirs prior to the show. The house staff was friendly and be sure to order drinks for intermission prior to the first act.

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White Plains, New York
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183 reviews 183 reviews
70 attraction reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

If/Then is the new production with Idina Menzel and LaChanze. If a play hires very talented actors and has a terribly boring and manipulated plot, then it is still a flop. Aside from not making much of a connection with the audience, the principals in the play make superficial connections with one another. Yet in an effort to bepolitically correct,... More

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Fremont, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Idina Menzel's new show. It was fantastic! Loved it! A few songs contain profanity, but nothing you haven't already heard before on the subway.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I attended an afternoon performance at the Richard Rodgers Theatre. The staffmanaed the queue of attendees very well. This is an older theatre so seating for taller individual ( taller than 5'5") may be uncomfortable for long periods of time ,Snacks and bevergaes are available in the main lobby area. Richard Rodger is accessible via the subway and taxi. There... More

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Ohio City, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Beautiful theater, had a great seat but very limited leg room. Menzel was terrific; show was in previews and still needs work. Menzel gets top billing but rest of cast does a great job as well.

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Woodbridge, Virginia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
15 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

We saw Romeo and Juliet, which was a solid production with top notch acting. You can take your beer and wine to the seats, which was nice, and the building was beautifully decorated. The only drawback was that the seats were very cramped (at least in the balcony seating), which started to become distracting after the first 45 minutes. I... More

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Needville, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Saw Orlando Bloom and Condola Rashad in Romeo and Juliet tonight. The play is done in a contemporary setting with minimal props. Romeo enters riding a motorcycle! The actors enter from the audience many times. My husband and I were enthralled with the intensity of the actors. Tears were seen rolling down the cheeks of Romeo and Juliet--and the audience.... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

We saw Romeo and Juliet on August 25th at this theatre. We got rear mezzanine seats because we got the student priced tickets, which were a great deal. The box office lady was fairly nice and gave us a couple options before we chose the student tickets. There was also a promo code for discount orchestra but we were on... More

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