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Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre

242 W 45th St, New York City, NY 10036-3901
+1 212-239-6200
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242 W 45th St, New York City, NY 10036-3901
Midtown
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+1 212-239-6200
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"center orchestra"
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"row seats"
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"nice theater"
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"broadway show"
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"cast"
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"intermission"
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"stage"
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"morse"
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"acoustics"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Denzel and the entire cast are fantastically awesome and wonderful!!! Punctuality is key because when they say 7 pm, they mean it!! The show starts a little slow but really picks up the pace. Show is a little long but the acting keeps it moving....More

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Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

My wife bought tickets for this play as a Father’s Day gift and although I am much appreciative of the thought we both agreed that on this particular occasion it would have been more enjoyable for us to buy a gallon of gas and try...More

Thank phwagz
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Brian H, Manager at Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

The theatre was packed from the rafters to the floor with people of all ages to see a great performance led by the magnificent Denzel Washington. However, while the theatre is beautiful and the show outstanding, it was quite an issue to navigate a trip...More

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Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

The show— first try to get TCKTs booth. They have 50% off most days. This is extremely slow start and overall a dark show. No one in our party felt it was easy to hear. Maybe main floor is better. Or rent the hearing assist...More

Thank Kurt C
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Reviewed May 28, 2018

The theatre is nice, just old and needs some revamping. Seats sit very low to the ground so anyone taller may not be as comfortable. Needs another restroom. During intermission it is very crowded and hard to walk down stairs. They had one employee telling...More

1  Thank alq25
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Brian H, Manager at Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2018

Hello, I'm sorry you've had this experience. I know that the intermissions for The Iceman Cometh are shorter than usual. I'm sorry for the inconvenience and thank you again for your patronage. Best, Brian

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Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

What a cast! Led by Denzel Washington, this great cast and particularly David Morse, this was a wonderful play for our first Broadway show. We were seating on the ground and 6 rows back so great seat, but I think due to the size all...More

Thank Rob K
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Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

I went to see Denzel Washington's play and it was a nightmare. The seats are extremely uncomfortable, restrooms are in the basement and i was afraid about a potential emergency because there is only one way out.

2  Thank Mariella H
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Reviewed May 20, 2018

The theater is not designed for tall persons. Theater was constructed in 1929. Added convenience was a restroom on the street level.

1  Thank Maxine S
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Reviewed May 5, 2018

Old theater in the heart of the district. It's part of the Shubert organization and named after its past president. A century ago, when originated, it was known as the Royale. It's now showing a re-working of The Iceman - this production with Denzel Washington...More

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Reviewed April 23, 2018

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.

2  Thank CGin23
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Liepschen
June 6, 2018|
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Response from Brian H | Property representative |
Hi! If you are coming into Penn Station, the theatre is about 8 blocks up on 8th avenue. An easy walk! Best, Brian Theatre Operations
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Denise C
May 26, 2018|
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Response from ELAINE D | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn’t think that would be a problem .... I think it’s more of an issue if people try to bring cans/bottles into a theatre
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lbee529
April 21, 2018|
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Response from Brian H | Property representative |
Hello, Outside beverages are not permitted in the theatre. There are trash receptacles when you enter the building. Best, Brian Theatre Operations
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