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Address: 245 W 52nd St, New York City, NY 10019-5803 (Formerly Virginia Theatre)
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Small, intimate, great venue.

Not a bad seat in the small theater. Sat mezzanine row J seat 101-102. Perfect view of the stage. seats are tight so if you are large or BIG you are gonna be tight. However, the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
New Jersey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Nice evening watching Jersey boys which was ace . Lovely theatre . Beware at the bar , they have a captive audience . I ordered 2 Vodka Tonics a coke and an orange juice and was charged $62 !! That's steep in anyone's book in my opinion !

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived at the Theatre and was shown straight to our seats, quite small seats but beautiful theatre. The set and backdrop was thrilling. When the show started I was transfixed by the cast and 'music'. Thoroughly enjoyable and brilliant show. Could have watched it all again straight afterwards. Walked back to our hotel singing all the way. Great experience

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New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not a bad seat in the small theater. Sat mezzanine row J seat 101-102. Perfect view of the stage. seats are tight so if you are large or BIG you are gonna be tight. However, the jerseyboys is a MUST see ! It closes jan 15, 2017 ! Get your tickets online as the theater fills up quick and gets... More 

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Sparta, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

We saw Jersey Boys here recently. It does not matter which seat you choose, you will be happy. Every one is good, as it is not a huge theater. We felt like we were right back in the 60s and became engaged with all of the music. Great show by the way. The theater is clean and very well managed.

Thank Sue F
Charlottetown, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

Lovely old theater which opened in 1925. Good sound and most seats have great views. Currently running Jersey Boys until January 2017. Jersey Boys just fair in my opinion.

Thank Spuddler
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

Saw Jersey Boys Aug 31st at 2 pm matinee. Sat in row E seats 9 and 11. They were great. As you look at the stage, we were off to the left but being that close made up for the angle. The 2 people to our left, sitting on the end of the row, had a hard time seeing things... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

We got tickets here from TKTS in Times Square last Saturday night for $88 each. We loved every minute of it. My 18 yr old son loved the music too so suits all ages. We took drinks in with us and were not questioned at bag search so this is a much cheaper option than the bar. A nice theatre,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

We went to a Saturday matinee of the Jersey Boys at the August Wilson Theatre. We had mezzanine seats. The stage has a cat walk - and some of the action is on that upper level - we were well able to see it from the mezzanine. I'm not sure if that would be true for the rear orchestra seats.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

You don't need to be a Four Seasons fan to appreciate this show. If over a certain age you will know them all, if a little younger you will know a few. Still the set and story line is easy to follow and you will probably research more after, or even buy their greatest hits. Remember they were only teenagers... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

I first saw the show maybe 8 years ago. It was just as good as I remembered it! Comfortable seats and courteous staff =)

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