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Address: 222 West 45th Street, New York City, NY 10036
Phone Number: 212-239-6200
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Nice small theatre

The Booth Theatre is located near the corner of W 45th Street and Broadway in the Theatre District of Manhattan. It is also located on Shubert Alley which runs between W 45th... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
rockyjoe
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Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Booth Theatre is located near the corner of W 45th Street and Broadway in the Theatre District of Manhattan. It is also located on Shubert Alley which runs between W 45th Street and W 44th Street. And since Shubert Alley is considered the geographical center of Broadway Theatre, the Booth Theatre is also in the exact center of Broadway... More 

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Ithaca, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

This show was laugh out loud hysterical from beginning to end. This is adults only for an open-minded audience. I would love to go back and see this show again. I laughed as much as I did when I saw Book of Mormon - if this helps put into perspective the type of humor this show emphasises. It almost seems... More 

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sparta, nj
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

This was riotously funny. Don't bring Grandma or anyone else who's easily offended (and no one under 15….maybe even a bit older) or anyone who's very devoutly religious and lacking a sense of humor! Skilled puppetry plus acting. Not sure how the lead was able to keep his two characters straight and manipulate the puppet. The set is compact but... More 

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United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

If you want to see this show in New York, you have to see it now! Its last Broadway performance is Jan. 3, 2016, after which point it moves to London. The current ensemble includes Bob Saget, who plays it rather straight. Steven Boyer, however, steals the show, however, in a Tony Award-nominated performance. You may have heard that this... More 

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Thank QuinnTheInuit
New York City, New York
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

The theatre is beautiful but the play is awful. If you need vulgarity and violence to be exposed to an existentialist take that " hell is the others" or that right,wrong and resligions are man-made up creations to explain away our failure to love and listen to others, then this is your show. If you rather partake of an intelligent... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

I was blown away! I walked into "Hand to God" with pretty low expectations - having received free tickets from a friend was my incentive for attending. I held the notion that a play based on a puppet could not hold my attention for very long - boy was I wrong! I am so happy I went! The story line... More 

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

My husband & I wanted to see a Broadway show & as soon as I saw the flyer for "Hand to God" I knew I had to see it...it had puppets ;) The play did not let me down. It was jaw-droppingly funny with really great acting. It was amazing how quickly you saw the puppet as its own individual... More 

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Thank Original T-Bird
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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170 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

We saw Elephant Man at this intimate theater. The actors were amazing and the play was excellent. The seating is comfortable and it's fun to wait for the actors to come out the stage door.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015 via mobile

Just saw this show. It starts off slowly but very soon gets you in. It is irreverent. Lots of foul language but the puppet is hilarious. Alex Mandrell plays the lead and was fantastic. How he can remember his lines as well as his foul mouthed hand is amazing. Loved the show. Definitely recommend.

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Thank Jimbo4444
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015 via mobile

We laughed our way through most of the show despite the fact that it's a disturbing story of a mother & son reeling from the unexpected death of their unhappy patriarch & the way others use that loss to get closer to them. The acting from all five actors was superb, especially Geneva Carr as the mother. We were initially... More 

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