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August Wilson Theater

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Address: 245 West 52nd Street, New York City, NY 10019 (Formerly Virginia Theatre)

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Christmas Day with Jersey Boys

This theater and this musical feeds the nostalgic feelings for the past, Four Seasons and the legendary Frankie Valli. Nice venue, slightly off the center of the Theater District... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed December 30, 2016
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We managed to get tickets to see Jersey Boys and we were not disappointed. We had seats very near the front and had a fabulous view. The show was amazing we had a brilliant time. The theatre was a wee bit cold so we kept our coats on. Like other people have said bar is more than a little expensive.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016

This theater and this musical feeds the nostalgic feelings for the past, Four Seasons and the legendary Frankie Valli. Nice venue, slightly off the center of the Theater District, but not that far. I saw the old production of Jersey Boys in Las Vegas (Venetian), about three or four years ago, and it was great. The new production has a... More 

Thank irina g
Miami, Florida
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016

We say jersey Boys and it was amazing. The theater on the other hand is tiny and we hardly fit in the seats. It was cramped and small.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016 via mobile

Brilliant show - really slick scene changes A shame it's run is coming to an end The bar through - is terribly expensive - a real rip off : Beware

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

I visited to watch Jersey Boys, the show is amazing but the theatre not so. It's very cramped and uncomfortable very small.

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016 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 !

Thank Hutchy35
Blackburn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016 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 November 6, 2016

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.

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