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Cherry Lane Theatre

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Address: 38 Commerce Street, just off Seventh Avenue, New York City, NY
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We saw "Oh Hello" at Cherry Lane Theatre and it was a fabulous venue. It was small and intimate with a great stage, lighting and sound. The chairs were comfortable and I didn't... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 1, 2016
Midlothian, Virginia

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Midlothian, Virginia
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190 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

We saw "Oh Hello" at Cherry Lane Theatre and it was a fabulous venue. It was small and intimate with a great stage, lighting and sound. The chairs were comfortable and I didn't feel squished. The Theatre is tucked away on a side street in a lovely neighborhood. The experience rivaled any show in the Theatre district. Highly recommend.

Thank Catzmother
Sacramento, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

Loved our night at Cherry Lane Theater. It's intimate and a wonderful contrast to the Broadway theaters. A definite highlight of our trip.

Thank VBTraveling
Birmingham, Mich
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

The Cherry Lane is located in my favorite New York City neighborhood, the West Village. It has a rich history of fostering new playwrights. I've seen two shows there: Mike Birbiglia (and Lena Dunham stopped by), and Colin Quinn. Both were comedy shows, which is not typical. Both were great. The theatre is small, clean and there isn't a bad... More 

Thank Ballerman
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

We really liked the idea of going off Broadway, and chose this theatre since we were staying close by in Greenwich Village. The Cherry Lane Theatre is very intimate and laid back, has some history, is reasonable priced, and we saw an excellent show in Laugh It Up, Stare It Down - great acting and an amusing play by Alan... More 

Thank Peter L L
Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

What a charming and sophisticated place. Tucked into a quiet lane in the West Village. Saw "Everything You Touch" on a snowy afternoon. Brilliant acting. Legacy of top talent and new work. Reasonable ticket prices. Cute restaurant/bar two doors down. Great place for a relaxing and enlightening outing. Hidden treasure -- few tourists -- lots of arts insiders.

1 Thank JeannieChiliBeanie
South Windsor, Connecticut
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Loved this theater, small and intimate. All seats are close to the stage so you can't get a bad seat. Saw "Everything You Touch" and we all enjoyed the play. Very fun thing to do. We had dinner before- there are some great restaurants close by and it was a great evening.

1 Thank NancTZ
new york
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Love the atmosphere of being in this small theater, it feels very intimate and cozy. Enjoy The Brightness of Heaven,just wished it had been a little longer as we wanted to know more about the characters. Many of the lines were thought provoking and funny. The cast was terrific. Talk after the show was an extra bonus, it is wonderful... More 

Thank italiancan
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

Enjoyed the Brightness of Heaven last night. The studio theater is small and intimate. This show was funny, moving and a clear depiction of Catholic life in the seventies. Fun area for an visit ..good restaurant ,the Commerce right next door. We will watch for up coming plays.

1 Thank Solitude1
Grand Island, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This wonderful play set in Buffalo in the 70's is about an Irish Catholic family during a time of change and how the younger family members are done with secrets and ready to move on with the times. It is the story of deep family love and is thought provoking but also humorous and fun. The set is terrific and... More 

3 Thank CandyB117
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

The Cherry Lane Theatre has been around for decades. It used to feel like that, but after it's renovation the seats are comfortable and not cramped, and the heating and air conditioning works, All in all a charming Theatre to see off off Broadway plays. Located on a picturesque West Village street.

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