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Address: 245 W 52nd St, New York City, NY 10019-5803 (Formerly Virginia Theatre)
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Nice Theater

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.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Charlottetown, Canada
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Sparta, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

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.

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Charlottetown, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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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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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016

We went and saw this in Oct last year - it was absolutely fantastic and brilliant and the chap who played Frankie was brilliant - from the start it had you on tenterhooks and the cast and singing was excellent from start to finish. I recommend go and see it when in New York you wont be disappointed.

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Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016

The show is really easy going great story about the Rise of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. All their great songs were showcased. A must see if you like music. The venue is good. Any seat V and back will have an obscured view of the stage. For this show it didn't affect you seeing too much. The cast... More 

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Cranbury, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

Beautiful, well maintained theater! Picked up tickets at TKTS, two aisle seats in orchestra off to the side. Seats/view were excellent! Perfect. Friendly staff. Loved the show, and would love to come back to this theater.

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