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Address: 250 W 52nd St, New York City, NY 10019-5802
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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Beautiful, smaller theater

We saw Cats here and it was wonderful. The theater is small enough that I don't think there would be a bad seat. We were in row O, seats 112-115 and our view was perfect. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Millville, NJ
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Millville, NJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We saw Cats here and it was wonderful. The theater is small enough that I don't think there would be a bad seat. We were in row O, seats 112-115 and our view was perfect. The most pleasant surprise was, upon arrival, an usher offered booster seat cushions for the kids. I must admit that at 5ft tall myself, I... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got our tickets through todaytix.com. Whenever we are in NYC, we use this app to secure tickets. It is fast, efficient and no waiting in line. Great seats, inexpensive pricing and we show up 15 minutes early, meet the red t-shirt todaytix person and get our tickets! The theater is intimate and acoustics great! We sat in the lower... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've wanted to see this play since I was a child but never got a chance, so once I saw it was back for a limited time there was no way I was going to miss it again!!!! The play was amazing the cast was great and it earned a standing ovation!!!! The theater is small and the seats are... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Watching Cats at the Neil Simon Theater is an an experience that I'll never forget. It's the best musical ever.

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Ballarat, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What could be more New York than seeing 'Cats on Broadway', my first time seeing Cats......We sat to the left side of the orchestra pit, what struck me, I don't think there would be a bad seat in the house. I had a fantastic view of the entire stage......Fantastic Theatre, great show, sound and lighting!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I just took my daughters to see Cats here ( show was excellent) what strikes me in particular about the physical layout of this theatre is that the seating is comfortable and the acoustics were top notch. What struck me about the staffing was how happy they were to have you there. All smiles and genuinely helpful as if they... More 

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Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic show. Fantastic Theater. Great acoustics. Classic Broadway show that made me cry with each performance of "Memories". Absolutely Phenomenal Performance!!!!! There are no words. If you're reading this, I strongly suggest you make this happen!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My mom, 7 year old daughter and I went to see cats tonight. I saw the original 6 times. This was my daughter's first Broadway show. We read some of the poems together ahead of time so she would have an idea of who some of the characters were. She was on the edge of her seat the whole time.... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I brought my 14 year old Broadway loving granddaughter to see CATS. Was not expecting to be wowed having seen the original. How wrong I was. The whole show is reworked. The dancing is remarkable. The set is gorgeous. Leona Lewis nailed the iconic "Memories". Wonderful experience.

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Douglasville, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

I have seen Cats a couple dozen times in several venues. This is a smaller theatre and I believe all the seats are good. Obviously some are better than others but I would have been good with any seat in the house. Sound and lighting were very good and there were plenty of ushers so finding seats was very simple.... More 

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