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August Wilson Theater

245 W 52nd St, New York City, NY 10019-5803
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245 W 52nd St, New York City, NY 10019-5803
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Reviewed 2 days ago 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

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Reviewed 1 week ago 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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

Went to see mean girls the musical here. We liked the theater and the staff was friendly (the lady in the bathroom should work in a jail, she kept the line moving and ordered people to get off their phones). Very clean, but for a...More

2  Thank Tds1983
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Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

Went to the show last night and while the show was good, there were some disappointments. The staff at this theatre were friendly and helpful. However, the seats are not slanted properly and so my view was completely obstructed by a tall individual seated in...More

3  Thank peacelovealexa
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Reviewed February 3, 2018

The August Wilson Theater, located at 245 West 52nd Street in Midtown Manhattan, is a Broadway theater.It has been the home of many Broadway shows. I have seen these shows at the theater: Smokey Joe's Cafe Little Shop of Horrors Jersey Boys

Thank lollygal
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Reviewed January 12, 2018

This show was fantastic as the music was special and the story line was more interesting than I had expected. Behind the music there is the story of Franki Valli and New Jersey.

Thank carlosdieppa
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blange370
January 20, 2017|
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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
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pat807
November 20, 2016|
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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.
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George S
November 7, 2016|
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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
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