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Shubert Theater

247 College St, New Haven, CT 06510-2405
+1 203-562-5666
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Where it all began!

Something very special sitting in this theater where so many Broadway classics had their beginnings!

Reviewed 2 days ago
New Haven, Connecticut
Motown the musical

Awesome high energy show. Will have you clapping and singing. Fast paced. Wonderful! Amazing... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2017
Hill H
Litchfield, Connecticut
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This theater features Broadway shows.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good43%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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247 College St, New Haven, CT 06510-2405
+1 203-562-5666
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Something very special sitting in this theater where so many Broadway classics had their beginnings!

Thank Rsrr51
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Awesome high energy show. Will have you clapping and singing. Fast paced. Wonderful! Amazing voices. Great time!

Thank Hill H
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Great theater. Saw mowtown the musical, which was a fantastic show. Theater is beautiful old theater, not verry large, but seating was comfortable. Snacks available, although not a good variety. Parking garage located right next door to theater. Gail

Thank Gail H
Reviewed 14 June 2017

We loved seeing RENT at the Shubert. It's quaint and the crowd was enthusiastic. I would definitely try and get tickets in the middle of the theater. We could not see some of the scenes in the wings of the stage. It was a little...More

Thank stephanie s
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

The smaller nature of the venue makes for good acoustics. As with many older places, there isn't an abundance of leg room. But they get good shows and the staff is really friendly.

1  Thank blondebass1622
Reviewed 5 March 2017

I've been to several shows at the Shubert. the space is not overwhelming, and you can usually get a decent seat. No show is here for very long, but lots of decent shows come through. Definitely expands New Haven's cultural offerings.

Thank Tracey M
Reviewed 27 February 2017

I visited The Shubert on a Sunday night to see Lewis Black. First time there. Its a 1600 seat theater built in 1914. Its beautiful. It brings in Broadway shows, musical acts, comedians to list a few. The show as amazing. The staff was plentiful...More

Thank nphelon
Reviewed 6 February 2017

My wife and I saw this very funny show this past weekend and had a great time. The show's songs were outstanding and the acting fabulous. I was especially impressed with the decor inside the Schubert.....beautifully done! Great location just off the downtown green!

Thank Steve N
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Lucky to have this gem only 15 minutes from home. Many superb acts & plays come through every year. Comfortable & the staff run like a well oiled machine! Great experience overall!

Thank Ruthi K
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Saw the Elf musical with my teenagers and my wife. All good seats and very convenient to restaurants. Parking is everywhere. Will definitely be back.

Thank Stephen M
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Response from Joan K | Reviewed this property |
Depending on the show I would say the dress code varies but not just opening night, I see lots of folks really beautifully dressed in fancy clothes while others not and some events tend to be more casual. As with all events... More