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Address: 218 West 48th Street, New York City, NY
Phone Number: +1 212-239-6200
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Beautiful Venue

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

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Coraopolis, Pennsylvania
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Coraopolis, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 4 weeks ago

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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Kingston Parish, Jamaica
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2016

Very impressive structure and decor. Visited to experience The Crucible which was outstanding. Sound quality and lighting were excellent. The box office was surprisingly efficient and the internal staff were professional. The carpeted stairways had a musty air and the seating was extremely tight. This made the experience somewhat tortuous and the intermission provided the opportunity to stretch ones legs.... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016

I came up from PA and stood in line for 2 hrs. for rush tickets to see "The Crucible". I was the 2nd person in line. Long story short... Upon opening there were 2 windows for tickets. The girl in front of me & I compared tickets tickets to see where we were sitting. Her tickets were 4th row orchestra,... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2016

Saw The Crucible at the Walter Kerr Theater. We were in the balcony and could see the entire stage. Not too cold on the top floor either. Clean and carefully preserved. Would definitely see a play there again.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2016

Recently witnessed the production of the Crucible in May and the theatre is a beaut. I'm over 6 feet tall and yes the seating is intimate but that should be the point. In the days of yesteryear, theatre goers actually discussed the play during intermission and stayed in their seats. Now it's get on the cellphone or get a drink... More 

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