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New Victory Theater

209 West 42nd Street, between Seventh and Eighth Avenues, New York City, NY 10036 (Manhattan)
646-223-3010
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Ranked #255 of 829 attractions in New York City
Type: Theaters
Owner description: The New Victory Theater is New York City’s first and only full-time performing arts theater for kids and their families and classmates. The New... more » Owner description: The New Victory Theater is New York City’s first and only full-time performing arts theater for kids and their families and classmates. The New Victory Theater seeks out sophisticated, thought-provoking professional productions from both around the globe and close to home. Tickets to the public cost an average of $18, with seats available for as little as $14. Free locker storage and booster seats are available for all performances. « less
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Delray Beach, Florida, United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Three little birds.Very nice play for young kids.Great way to introduce children to the arts.Theater was comfortable.

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

The theatre offers a lot of alternatives in terms of the shows types for the kids. In general, it is a hit or miss. Some shows were really good, others were quite the opposite. F.e., 'Fragile' while very short was a very good show for the little ones. So, bottom line, read the review for each show as well as... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

We saw "Fragile", a French production featuring unique puppets and no words! Great production and highly recommend it for families. Can't wait to see another play at the New Vic on our next trip to NYC.

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New York City, New York
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

I’ve been taking my kids to the New Vic for over 10 years; the only full-time performing arts theater for children in NYC. They offer a wide variety of shows for many different age levels and adults will enjoy them also. Now that my kids are teenagers I select shows for the older age groups and we have seen some... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

This may be my newest fav place in NYC. We saw Bello the Clown's acrobatic/magic all-around crazy show and the 2 10 year olds laughed out loud the whole time - and their moms were too! Significantly cheaper than Broadway i highly recommend this if you are in the City and looking for a fun experience.

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Long Island NY
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51 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

You won't find the huge productions of the typical Broadway shows. What you will find is a kid friendly Broadway experience in a fabulous venue at prices starting at what it costs to see a movie. Shows run for 1-2 months so be sure to check the calendar. Their web site is very clear about the age range for each... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

wow, what an amazing and fun time at the new victory theater! my young son and i saw 'circus oz' earlier this week (ie december 2012). the theater is small and every seat is great. we were on the 2nd floor, in the balcony and felt like we were on the stage. the theater had lots of details and comfortable... More

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Nanuet, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

One of the best shows I have ever seen. Definitely worth every penny and then some. It is the second time I see this show, I first saw it in Glasgow at the Fringe Festival, they finally came to New York, I wish they could be here longer. Maybe they will return next year. If I am able to go... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

New Vic's shows are consistently of the highest quality. Balconcy tickets can be had for about the cost of a movie ticket (really!) and orchestra seats are rarely more than $35 or $40. If you are in town with kids (or even if you're not), this is a great place to take them to see live theater. Check the age... More

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Yonkers, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2012

New Victory offers some of the most innovative and intelligent theater for kids and teens. I have been taking my 12 & 15 year old kids for the past two years and we have so enjoyed every single show we have attended. New Vic gets our highest recommendation for theater goers of all ages. Their website is very helpful too... More

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