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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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Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Loved seeing Rattlestick's Everything You Touch

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 14, 2015
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Denver, Colorado
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Denver, Colorado
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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.

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South Windsor, Connecticut
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10 helpful votes 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.

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new york
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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 

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New York City, New York
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11 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

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.

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Grand Island, New York
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
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 

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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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Medford, New York
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

My husband and I just loved this theatre. We saw Phoenix and it was great! But being on the qaint Commerce St. in the village was awesome. the theater is small, the plays are not!! And the seats are soo comfy. I cannot wait to return to see another play there!!

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Toronto, Canada
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167 helpful votes 167 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Attended the Saturday matinee performance of Phoenix at the Cherry Lane Theatre on Commerce Street in the West Village. What a pleasure to see Julia Stiles work through her issues by getting back on stage in this off-, off-Broadway play at the quaint Cherry Lane. Just a short walk from home and yet stimulating to the senses. The magic was... More 

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Hollywood, Florida
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This small theatre has excellent productions so it's worth checking to see what might be here. Also, it is located on the beautiful street in the West Village so check out the neighborhood and consider a meal at Little Owl (hard to get in unless you like late, early lunch or early dinner) or consider Commerce (about 3 doors down... More 

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Peoria, Illinois
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

On a recent girls trip to the city, we discovered a favorite comedian would be performing at Cherry Lane. First of all, we loved the village, worth an afternoon alone. Went back at night to this theatre. Not a bad seat in the house. Loved how it was in the middle of a neighborhood.

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