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Cort Theatre

The Cort Theater is a Broadway theater located at 138 West 48th Street in the Theater District of... read more

Reviewed February 3, 2018
New York City, New York
Intimate Broadway Theater - Wish They Had More Bathrooms!

We recently enjoyed M Butterfly here - it was a great show. Too bad it's closing early. The Cort... read more

Reviewed December 15, 2017
Jacksonville, Florida
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Reviewed February 3, 2018

The Cort Theater is a Broadway theater located at 138 West 48th Street in the Theater District of midtown Manhattan in New York City. It is owned by the Shubert Organization. This theater was designated a New York City landmark. The theater was used as...More

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Reviewed December 15, 2017

We recently enjoyed M Butterfly here - it was a great show. Too bad it's closing early. The Cort Theater is a great example of Broadway from a century ago. It feels very intimate - this is a wonderful thing if you are seeing a...More

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Reviewed November 19, 2017 via mobile

I liked this theatre. It’s not really off broadway but being closer to 6th Avenue than Broadway, it’s slightly off the beaten path and away from the crowds of Times Square. I am 5’11” and mostly leg and I was comfortable (having an aisle seat...More

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Reviewed November 12, 2017

We saw M. Butterfly at the Cort Theatre. We had never been in the Cort and it is a beautiful, but a somewhat claustrophobic venue. It has an orchestra and two balconies. The decorative detail is gorgeous and must have been restored in recent years....More

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Reviewed October 24, 2017

My wife and I, theatergoers for over 50 years, have finally discovered the worst theater on Broadway for those who have any walking or climbing handicaps. We recently attended a performance of M. Butterfly and at intermission my wife headed for the handicap bathroom because...More

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Brian H, Manager at Cort Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2018

Hello, I'm sorry you've had this experience. We thank you for your patronage. Best, Brian Theatre Operations

Reviewed July 17, 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed "Indecent" here. While the seating felt right and we were a bit cramped without as much leg room as we would have liked, but on the other hand, we were in the balcony and could see the stage very well and it looked...More

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Reviewed July 14, 2017

Easily one of the best Broadway plays!! Moving play based on true events. Wonderful directing (Tony Award for Best Directing). Amazing actors/musicians who more than deserved their standing ovation!! We really hope it will be extended after August 6: It's REALLY OUTSTANDING and deserves to...More

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Reviewed July 12, 2017

I actually visited NYC in February of 2014 and saw "Waiting for Godot" at the Cort Theatre. Loved the design of the inside, great atmosphere.

Thank Emily K
Reviewed June 21, 2017

This play left the audience literally in tears--it is so moving, well written, and well-acted. Just so incredibly done and based on a true story. Don't miss it!

Thank Kesslane
Reviewed June 7, 2017 via mobile

We saw INDECENT here. We had back row orchestra seats which were fine but the balcony hangs over the last eight or so rows which blocks your view of part of the back wall of the stage. All in all, still a very good theatre

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May 11, 2016|
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Response from Sam S | Property representative |
Rush seats for Bright Star can be located in any section of the theater (orchestra, mezzanine, balcony or boxes), but they are typically in the best available locations.
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April 9, 2016|
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Response from JERI813 | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the previous comments. Rows such as AA are too close & you would be looking up. I had a cheap seat in the balcony & was very satisfied with the view. No problem hearing either.
March 1, 2016|
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Response from Sam S | Property representative |
They are full view, but the more center the better! Rows D through H are all priced at $45 for Bright Star, so try to go for row D.