Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre
Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre
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richardgA474JY
Glen Head, NY44 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022 • Couples
My wife, son and daughter visited this theater to see Almost Famous. Although we were not crazy about the show (it’s actually closing this month) , we found the theater to be very nice, and would recommend it for future shows. The seats were comfortable and reasonably priced for Broadway orchestra seats.
Written January 3, 2023
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Bryce S
New Hope, PA2,099 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022
We saw the Broadway show Company at the Bernard Jacobs Theater on Friday evening. It was a great experience. The staff is great at getting you to your seat quickly and efficiently. They are upbeat, realizing going to see a Broadway show is a big thing. We had seats in the third row, but far to the right. The tickets were about $79, which is about half the price of seats just a few feet to our left. We were fine with our seats.

The show was great. There was an intermission, but since the house was full, we stayed in our seats.

Various websites fill you in on Covid protocols by theater. That helps a lot. The air was moving during the entire show, so the air conditioning must be great. We kept our masks on as a precaution.

There is a negative, regardless of theater. Most of the shows tend to get out at the same time, about 10:00 PM. Hundreds of people are walking to the subways or trying to find a taxi. We walked down to 6th Avenue and found a taxi.

It was a great theater experience.
Written July 17, 2022
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Ken G
Oakland, CA88 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2022 • Couples
We went to the Bernard B. Jacobs theater to see "Company" by Stephen Sondheim. The theater was fine, kind of small but intimate in a good way. What I'm reviewing is the musical we just saw there. The performers were truly great, even without Patti Lupone. The lead Katrina Lenk as Bobbie has a fabulous voice and is a very powerful and dramatic singer, and the rest of the cast is outstanding, just the level of professionalism you expect on Broadway. But "Company" is called the quintessential Sondheim musical, and I'm not that familiar with him, or when this was written. The story is dated and trite, all about a 35 year old woman who's friends are pushing her to find someone and get married before it's "too late." Really? In this day and age? The one part of the story line that is interesting is the commentary on marriage, the pluses and minuses that they tell Bobbie when she asks. We just focused on the performances and tried to ignore the story.
Written March 9, 2022
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Barry L
Boston, MA331 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Solo
This theater is beautiful. Going here is getting the true old time theater experience. There are a lot of stairs but that is what you get in these theaters. The decor was gorgeous and the whole place was decked out for PARADE which I saw which was a very much audience submersive experience. I had second row balcony for this show which was a perfect seat and honestly better than the orchestra for the setup of the show, At first I worried for the seats felt a little cramped and I am a tall 6 feet. Not once throughout the whole show did I get uncomortable. I have long legs and I was very comfortable and the room between seats was ideal. And the lower floor where the rest rooms are is also lovely. And as for PARADE it was one of the best theatrical experiences I have ever had. Truly amazing. I recommend PARADE and if any show goes to this theater you want to see all seats seem to be good. A true experience.
Written July 15, 2023
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Kelli
Keller, TX1,248 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022 • Friends
This theatre is smaller and intimate, which is great for views from most seats. It’s also one of the smaller seat sizes I’ve been in on Broadway. If you are a bigger person, or a person with long legs, you are going to be uncomfortable here. Be advised there are only drinks for sale at the bar (at least during the run of Company), no candy. We were running late and skipped lunch to make it, thinking we could get by on candy only to find there was none for sale. Don’t skip lunch! And maybe don’t over-schedule your day either.
Written April 26, 2022
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cruisintheusa
Churubusco, IN85 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022 • Solo
I was thrilled to see Company (and Patti LuPone) from the second row and had a great vantage point. Loved that the merchandise was in the back of the theater as opposed to the lobby.

Prior to the show, it was a little confusing as the lines for Company and Come From Away merged together as the theaters are close to one another in proximity.
Written June 6, 2022
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natters14
Portsmouth, UK3,314 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023 • Solo
This was my first visit to this theatre and, although a huge theatre fan, my first visit to a Broadway show.

I had a great seat at the back of the stalls and saw Parade, which was excellent and a thoroughly great experience all-round. I was really impressed by how attentive and helpful the ushers were.

Excellent location in the heart of Broadway.

Highly recommend.
Written November 14, 2023
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Jake23
New Jersey6,837 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2018 • Couples
We came here to see the Iceman Cometh. Overall, the theatre was absolutely fine. Seats were somewhat comfortable. Legroom was a slight issue although it always is. The show was excellent and you should see Denzel act if you are a fan.
Written April 23, 2018
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Trail732875
New York City, NY19 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2019
I very much wanted to see (and hear) "Betrayal" and therefore booked one of the "best" seats way up front in the Orchestra. Much to my disappointment, I unfortunately missed a lot of the script as I was not able to hear well particularly when the actors speak to the other actors - rather than to the audience. Very disappointed.
Written September 30, 2019
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Nancy H
Iowa City265 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2019
Had terrific seats for BETRAYAL. Good acoustics, friendly but firm ushers (helped get folks quiet) and great view. Ticket office really helped us when we got scammed and got us great seats.
Written October 12, 2019
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