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Walter Kerr Theater

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Address: 218 West 48th Street, New York City, NY
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Great Theater! Mezzanine seats a little tight

My girlfriend and I saw Falsettos at the Walter Kerr Theater for a Sunday Matinee in December and loved our experience! Seats are a little "tight" in the mezzanine but not... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed December 5, 2016
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Christiansburg, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Saw Falsettos here. I think this is one of the smaller theaters on Broadway. I opted for an aisle seat on the front row of the mezzanine expecting to have more leg room. Instead (at 5'11'') I found my knees jammed into the ledge and was quite uncomfortable. Fortunately, at intermission, the usher allowed me to move to an empty... More 

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NJ
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

Our seats in the mezzanine of this theater last night were the least comfortable I've ever experienced in a real theater anywhere in the world, bar none. Having a very large person in the seat next to me didn't help. Nor did the fact that the show runs 2 hours and 40 minutes, including the intermission. The theater's art deco... More 

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

Came here to see Falsettos by myself on a business trip and really enjoyed the theater and show. First the bar: great drinks you can take with you to your seat. They had Aviators gin, yum! Bar tender gets you served fast. A+ Second the seats: Sat in seat G1. Amazing view. I think any seat in the theater would... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I saw Falsettos at the Walter Kerr Theater for a Sunday Matinee in December and loved our experience! Seats are a little "tight" in the mezzanine but not unbearable. We are both 5'6" and under, but add some bulky winter coats and some handbags and there isn't much room for much else. Friendly staff, cozy atmosphere and... More 

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Coraopolis, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016

I've seen a few shows here and it's always a great place to see a Broadway show. Friendly staff and good venue.

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West Salem, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

My friend and I are not tall people (less than 5'6") and our knees were hitting the seats in front of us. Fortunately they allowed us to stand through Act 2 of Falsettos or we would have left. There was a lady next to us who left for the same reason. Not all musicals are upbeat ...

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

We were lucky to catch this show and had front row seats. Did we see the actors sweat, cry and spit? Check! Did we see dust and hear the squeak of shoes? Check! Was it exhilerating? Check! The theater is small, and it feels quite intimate because of it. Ok, sure the nose-bleed seats are not exactly the same, but... More 

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Saint Cloud, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016

Lovely old theater, cramped small seats, however very easy to see the stage from all areas. Fast entry to theater, women's bags are checked before entering. Wait for the women's bathroom is difficult, have to wait on the stairway, but minor inconvenience.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

Third time seeing Crucible - excellent acting but from a personal perspective I wasn't keen on the setting and production. It is a tight space but with good views from orchestra seating. Theatre ok.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

My daughter and I got amazing seats to see The Crucible. We were on the third row right in front of the stage. The actors are all amazing. True acting genius. The play is depressing but well written and thought provoking. I would have enjoyed myself if not for the rude old man next to my daughter. The seats are... More 

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