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

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Beautiful theater, Elephant Man was a revelation.

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
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Bronx, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

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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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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26 reviews 26 reviews
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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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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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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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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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Tallinn, Estonia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Absolutely stunning from the first minute till last! Bradley Cooper's and Patricia's Clarkson acting was unbelievable! Definitely recommend to see it if only possibilities allow you to. Patricia Clarkson was funny & amazingly elegant in her role. The end was very emotional, even bringing to tears. Not a theatre critic, but personally 10/10. One more time - amazing!

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Tucson, AZ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Bradley Cooper gave one of the most amazing performances I have ever seen. He was contorted and so believable. Other actors were very good though a couple not very loud and hard to understand. The play is usually sold out and no discount tickets available. It is worth full price. Any seat in the theater would be fine. We were... More 

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