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Walter Kerr Theater

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Address: 218 West 48th Street, New York City, NY
Phone Number: (212) 239-6200
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Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Great theater experience

Easy in and out. Helpful staff. Highly efficient bartender. This is a small theater an the seats are very cozy. If you are more than 5'10", you may not be comfortable in these... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Jenitang
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Traverse City

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Traverse City
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37 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy in and out. Helpful staff. Highly efficient bartender. This is a small theater an the seats are very cozy. If you are more than 5'10", you may not be comfortable in these seats for long. (That is the reason for only 4 stars.) I did not have that problem, so it was fine for me. Theater is beautiful inside... More 

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Thank Jenitang
New Hope, Pennsylvania
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137 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recently saw a musical here and generally liked the theater. A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder was great and sounded great but the Orchestra seats were on the small side. Five dollars for a bottle of water and who knows how much for a cocktail. Theater was very clean, ornate, and otherwise very pleasant. Sean at the door was... More 

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Thank tankr
Springfield - Delaware County, Pennsylvania
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49 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great clean cozy theater with comfortable seating and great views and acoustics. We saw Gentlemen's Guide to Love and Murder and the venue was perfect. Can't wait to get back.

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Darien, Connecticut
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322 reviews
90 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 263 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Sure it's a hit show and tickets are $135 apiece. But Mezzanine seats are impossibly small and tight, leaving you zero knee room. You are wedged in this painful poise for 2+ hours unable to laugh or cry. I would gladly pay more to have a seat with enough room to breathe. And PS: the bathrooms are so small even... More 

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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521 reviews
189 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

The seats are designed for small people. Very small people. However, the Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder was a wonderful production. Very witty and fun to watch. The vocal performance was top quality. We sat in the center orchestra row D. Excellent seats. I have attached a photo.

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Thank Reasonable50
Toronto
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102 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

Theatre is a wonderful old theatre done in the 1920s style. We sat in the front row which gave us a little more foot room. The show was a delight with some terrific character acting and wonderful staging. Go see it!

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Minn
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26 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

My second visit to this lovely venue, such an absolutely beautiful landmark. Wonderful to be able to see such a well preserved work of art.

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Nottingham
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109 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

We saw a Gentlemans Guide....... The performance was excellent & I can really recommend it. The staff were really helpful, the seating a little cramped if you're tall. Be careful at the bar, the drinks are eye wateringly expensive.

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Boerne
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38 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

My wife and I attended "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Marriage" at this theater. (The show plays until 17 January 2016.) The theater is an easy walk from the Holiday Inn Express West Manhattan (reviewed elsewhere ;-). It has a really nice interior and good acoustics. You can also access this theater after a short walk from either the... More 

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Kingston, Rhode Island, United States
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

This theater is beautiful! We sat left orchestra, and the seats were amazing. The seats had a great view, very comfortable, and pretty spacious. "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder" was a great show, but unfortunately it's closing soon, so see it fast! The ushers were very helpful to make sure we could meet the actors at the stage... More 

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