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Booth Theater

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Address: 222 West 45th Street, New York City, NY 10036

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Hand to God is a funny, irreverent play exploring the evil that lies within every person. Ironically, the setting is in a church, where lascivious and destructive activities take... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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White Plains, New York
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White Plains, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Hand to God is a funny, irreverent play exploring the evil that lies within every person. Ironically, the setting is in a church, where lascivious and destructive activities take place throughout the production. Steven Boyer gives a bravura performance as the mild-mannered Jason and his alter-ego Tyrone, a Dr. Jeckyll-Mr. Hyde clone. However, instead of potions, the devil rears his... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

My boyfriend and I went to see the Elephant Man in February 2015. The show itself was amazing, of course. I was very surprised about how intimate the theater is. I was expecting a much larger theater like the ones we have here in New Orleans. When I walked in, I was delighted. We were only about 10 rows from... More 

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Bronx, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Boy what a play...I always enjoy going to the Booth b/c it's such a beautiful, intimate theater. I've loved everything I've seen there so far (Glass Menagerie, Virginia Woolf) and Hand to God was no exception. If you enjoy shows like Book of Mormon, then you'll love this one. Very thought provoking. Would love to go see it again!

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Hamilton, NJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 429 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We wouldn't dwell on the excellent show 'Elephant Man' for one simple reason: it is a limited engagement and would be over in less than a month, so we would instead opt for describing the theater itself. It is a quite imposing old theater bearing the name of the brother of Lincoln's assassin. The interior is richly decorated featuring a... More 

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Huntington, West Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Bradley Cooper and his fellow actors were simply amazing. The play was fantastic and beautifully performed. A must see play in our opnion.

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Naples, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

I have always thought of Bradley Cooper as a handsome, hollywood star. Another pretty face and a pretty good actor. Three weeks ago, we went to see American Sniper and I was really impressed by his portrayal of Chris Kyle and I realized he was much more than a pretty face. However, his performance as the Elephant Man has catapulted... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We love the coziness and intimacy of this small theatre. In our opinion, there is not a bad seat in the house. Recently we saw Bradley Cooper in the Elephant Man here and it was truly a delight. Bradley became fascinated with this true story in his youth and went on to visit all of the locations in London and... More 

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Germantown, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

It's a great historic theatre. Really quaint and there's not really a bad seat in the house. You're close to the stage which was a real treat for me. The only reason it's not rated a 5 is because the rocks glass drink size was $15. I thought that was a bit outrageous.

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Went to the Booth Theater to see The Elephant Man. The show was OK but I did not enjoy the theater. First, they opened the doors much later than the published door open time and left people waiting in line outside on a frigid New York evening. Next, the seats feature very little leg room and if you a person... More 

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Philadelphia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

The theater is great and the reason for this review is The Elephant Man - if you have the opportunity to go see this you absolutely should. Bradley Cooper and Patricia Clarkson were amazing! It makes you laugh and causes you to be tearful. Just an absolutely amazing performance.

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Address: Address: 222 West 45th Street, New York City, NY 10036
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown

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