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Address: West 42nd Street, New York City, NY
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Excellent theater

The theater is an excellent building with very comfortable seats. Located in the heart of the Times Square. Too bad the show we saw was boring.

Reviewed March 4, 2017
JeddaCath
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts
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314 reviews
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Reviewed March 4, 2017

The theater is an excellent building with very comfortable seats. Located in the heart of the Times Square. Too bad the show we saw was boring.

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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

The Lyric is an outstanding venue for a Broadway musical and the latest rendition by the Cirque de soliel group provided a enjoyable evening for all in our group. This was not a typical performance by the group such as I have seen in the past, but there are some outstanding individual acrobatics mixed in to this program, Paramour. The... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed August 28, 2015

Some Broadway revivals are successful (for example "Rent"), others perhaps not so much (the reality TV show cast of "Grease" comes to mind), and some shows should have been allowed to rest in peace - for all eternity. "On the Town" falls into that category. I realize that its revival run ends in a couple of week, but I am... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed August 6, 2015

i was with two friends for four nights and we wanted to see a show. After looking through all the shows available we picked this one as we had all loved the film. Our seats were good, second row of balcony, right in the middle. The theatre was lovely, the setting was great. All was looking well. The first five... More 

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Connecticut
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438 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed July 1, 2015

I had my trepidations when the revival of the 1944 musical, On the Town, was announced for the current Broadway season. The 1998 production was listless and flat and closed after two months. My concerns with the current version were allayed as soon as the deep-throated singer, Phillip Boykin ambled down the aisle of the Lyric Theatre singing the plaintive... More 

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Ponca City, Oklahoma
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Reviewed May 28, 2015

On the Town is just a fun show, no other way to say it. The singers, dancers, and orchestra were all excellent. If you're looking for an intellectual plot, don't see this. The theater is lovely. We were there during Fleet Week and that just topped it off. Lots of servicemen and women in the audience. Starting the show off... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed May 28, 2015

It was the first time I visited New York and therefore I knew had to see a broadway show!! I have seen Wicked, The Lion King and Mamma Mia in London and so decided to book 'On the Town' as I love the original movie with Frank Sinatra and Gene Kelly!! The theatre is beautiful. We were seated at top... More 

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Incline Village, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed May 24, 2015

I don't get some of these reviews - we sat 1st row balcony, the railing did not interfere with the view. The talent in this show (singers, dancers, comedians, orchestra) knocked it out of the park. The whole audience seemed to recognize this on our evening, during Fleet Week with some real sailors attendance. Loved it, loved it, loved it.... More 

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Reviewed May 17, 2015 via mobile

Since the first 5 minutes of the musical I knew it was going to be horrible... By the end of the musical I thought I was the only one with the negative feeling ( I attended with 30 of my students...) EVERY SINGLE ONE OF THEM FELT THE SAME... LOST!!! Why? 1) We were sitting first row of balcony... NO... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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43 reviews
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Reviewed March 12, 2015

The newly renovated Lyric Theater in NYC has a wonderful new feature for theater goers! Their Ambassador Lounge for pre theater and intermission is a comfortable and attractive venue when attending a show. You are met by a hostess who delivers you to the private lounge. A dedicated bar tender awaits to provide refreshments. Excellent private restrooms and a cloak... More 

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