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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 #266 of 633 Attractions in New York City
Owner description: The New Victory Theater is New York City’s first and only full-time performing arts theater for...
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Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

The new victory theatre is a very special theatre. It curates the best entertainment from around the world geared to a younger audience and brings them to their NYC stage right in Times Square. The curation is very eclectic and we have never seen a boring or unoriginal show here. The program regularly changes. You won't find shows like these... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We just walked there because we were informed that this very nice and old theater is having program for families. So we went there late afternoon just by curiousity and promptly were invited to see probing artistics from Australia and gave their final rehearsal. Our little daughter was impressed and so we were. Thanks to the friendy managers of New... More 

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Delray Beach, Florida, United States
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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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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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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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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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