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New Amsterdam Theater

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Address: 214 West 42nd St, New York City, NY 10036-7202
Phone Number: (212) 282-2900
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The lavish decor of the Walt Disney theater is the perfect setting for the...

The lavish decor of the Walt Disney theater is the perfect setting for the popular play production of The Lion King.

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Stunning Art Nouveau theatre

A beauty returned to its original grandeur, this Art Nouveau theatre is a feast for the eyes. To see a show here is such a pleasure. Be sure you go downstairs and see the lovely... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
lisavirginiabeach
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Virginia Beach

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Virginia Beach
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A beauty returned to its original grandeur, this Art Nouveau theatre is a feast for the eyes. To see a show here is such a pleasure. Be sure you go downstairs and see the lovely old gentlemen's smoking room that now contains a bar.

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Conway, Arkansas
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96 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first Broadway experience, and it was first rate. We sat in the Balcony, and I felt that there was plenty of leg room but my 6'0 husband disagreed. My only complaint was that some of the "magic" was a little less magically when you could see the trap doors, so I would probably sit lower in the... More 

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Buffalo, New York, United States
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very tight seating but theatre so historically fascinating. Beautifully kept up. Don't expect comfort. Aladdin was great!

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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71 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

This historical theatre is now owned by Disney and it has been beautifully refurbished. If you have an opportunity to see a show here, don't pass it up. I have been to shows in NY in Ho Hum theaters, and it just seems sad. The architecture here, with all the extras, will transport you back to the early 1900's, the... More 

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1 Thank JettTravels
New Jersey
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543 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

I had the most uncomfortable evening while seeing the show 'Aladdin'. First the show is not that great. It is like watching a Vegas review. Very garish and the songs from the movie are much better than the ones written for the show. Its the seats. You are packed in like sardines and you have no leg room. The place... More 

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wales
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

Theatre is beautiful. Staff are extremely polite, funny and helpful. Aladdin Musical was top notch! There is photo opportunity outside with the genie lamp. Thoroughly enjoyable evening out.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Just love going to the New Amsterdam Theater. Such a beautiful building. Aladdin is currently playing there we sat in Orchestra right stage, line of sight was unobstructed.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

We went to see Aladdin on a Saturday in November. The theatre is really beautiful and the show was great. As always merchandise was very expensive - $25 for a programme is crazy! Drinks were also quite expensive but they did come in a sparkly Aladdin cup which was a bonus for me!! We sat on the mez level and... More 

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fort lee , new jersey
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405 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

A beautiful theater. My only complaint is while there is leg room,the seats require replacement. There is no support and your back hurts. With the cost of the tickets, hey, spring for some new supportive seats!

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Caloundra, Australia
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561 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

The architecture is amazing, and take the time to really look around and particularly the ceiling. The sculptures are slimy stunning. The seating itself is very cramped with little leg room, but the atmosphere and ambience certainly overshadow the cramped seating. Acoustically the theatre is very good, with not being too loud but easy to hear the performers. We saw... More 

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