We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

August Wilson Theater

Open Now: 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Mean Girls on Broadway
from US$99.12*
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
Mean Girls on Broadway
from US$99.12*
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
All photos (41)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“jersey boys”(57 reviews)
“nice theater”(5 reviews)
Open Now
Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
See all hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
245 W 52nd St, New York City, NY 10019-5803
+1 800-653-8000
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around New York City
from US$98.75
More Info
from US$135.35
More Info
from US$97.99
More Info
Wicked on Broadway
198 Reviews
from US$126.31
More Info
Reviews (118)
Filter reviews
107 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews jersey boys nice theater mezzanine seats tight seating broadway theaters older theaters entire theater andy karl groundhog intermission stage tickets orchestra visibility actors play ny
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 107 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Tonight, I went to see “Mean Girls” at the August Wilson Theatre”. In 25 years of going to shoes on Broadway, I have never felt so uncomfortable in the seat. I’m 5’8 and my knees were right up against the back of the seat. I...More

Thank accountrix
LeslieS2481, Customer Service Team at August Wilson Theater, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We are so sorry that your time with us was not what you expected. If you would like to share more about your experience, please email our customer service team at customerservice@jujamcyn.com.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Most upbeat show I've seen in a long time. Loved the change in scenes. So many great voices in this show, but it was ruined by how loud it was. 3 of us attended, and we all commented the same thing... It was hard to...More

Thank FLB18
Reviewed August 27, 2018

I have handicapping issues and people at the August Wilson are very considerate and kind. I use a walker and they got me into my seat with ease.

Thank MyFlag95
Reviewed August 26, 2018

The experience was definitely amazing, but the seating is pretty tight. It intermission was handled well. I was surprised how many people they could efficiently get in and out of the ladies' bathroom.

1  Thank Lori G
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

We came here to see Mean Girls. Actually this theatre was more comfortable than most because I had enough room for long legs. Each row was elevated from the row in front. We had orchestra seats in the rear but it was easy to see...More

Thank audreylebowitz
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

Amazing show!!! Staff was very friendly! Sat in the second row and it was a stellar experience. When I stage doored all the actors were friendly. Would highly recommend this show. One of the best shows I’ve seen on broadway.

Thank DeronNAustim
Reviewed June 13, 2018

Show up 1 1/2 hour before the play starts to get in the lottery. We won and instead of horrible back row seats, we had the very front row and center at $47 each (some don't like being that close but for a musical seeing...More

Thank mkceak
Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

Since last we visited the theatre has been significantly upgraded. They still need water fountains but paint and new seats really make a difference Mean Girls is a terrific production. Fun, fast paced with great music and choreography. The actors are terrific able to act,...More

Thank omary51
Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

Really, August Wilson? You don't have a water fountain and in order to get a drink of water you charge you patrons $5 for a bottle?! Ridiculous.

Thank Tofer1977
Reviewed April 12, 2018

The theater is beautiful, we were in Mezzanine (center section )row L and had a perfect view of the entire stage. As with all older theaters, the leg room was a bit tight, but the show was so amazing you forgot that your knees were...More

1  Thank Darcy_W212
View more reviews
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
Nearby HotelsSee all 482 nearby hotels
Hampton Inn Manhattan-Times Square North
6,037 reviews
.11 km away
Novotel New York Times Square
6,679 reviews
.11 km away
Ameritania Hotel
6,272 reviews
.16 km away
Hilton Garden Inn New York/Central Park South-Midtown West
3,003 reviews
.17 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 15,761 nearby restaurants
Gallagher's Steak House
4,255 reviews
.06 km away
Bibble & Sip
255 reviews
.10 km away
Victor's Cafe
1,438 reviews
.05 km away
McHale's Bar & Grill
421 reviews
.09 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 4,698 nearby attractions
Gershwin Theater
482 reviews
.12 km away
Times Square Church
203 reviews
.10 km away
Broadway Theatre
450 reviews
.11 km away
Studio 54
223 reviews
.09 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
January 20, 2017|
Response from lejaceman | Reviewed this property |
How many seats? 1222 When was it built? 1925 Interesting areas: The theatre has an in-house bar and retail/concession stand Two interesting facts: renamed after the famous playwright August Wilson in 2005, October. The... More
November 20, 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Jerseyguy445 | Reviewed this property |
M would be slightly better due to the fact the overhang of the balcony runs to about row L. Save your money and select the mezzanine they are super seats with a great view for less.
George S
November 7, 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from bayforest3205 | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the recommendation to arrive at the theatre 30 minutes prior to the curtain. That gives you plenty of time to find your seat. You can look around during the intermission. I'd avoid the concession stand as the... More