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Imperial Theatre

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Address: 249 West 45th Street, New York City, NY 10036-3902
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Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 on Broadway
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Not a lot of leg room, but a fun show!

We saw "the Great Comet" here the other night and had a lovely time. The theater has limited leg room in the Mezzanine, so beware if you are tall. The bathrooms have a limited... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Seattle, Washington
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Ringgold, Georgia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We saw the show last night! It is hard to give the show a credible review as our seats were about 50% obstructed, and we paid full orchestra price for them! I was livid! If I had known about the seating layout I would have gladly requested front mezzanine seats which were available. They would not have been obstructed! I... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We saw "the Great Comet" here the other night and had a lovely time. The theater has limited leg room in the Mezzanine, so beware if you are tall. The bathrooms have a limited number of stalls, but the management team does not let the show start after the intermission until the line is gone. We enjoyed our drinks and... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

Recently saw "The Great Comet" at the Imperial Theatre. When you walk into the auditorium - all I can say is "WOW"! I won't give you too many details as you really need to see this for yourself. However, suffice it to say, the old theatre is totally transformed, the actors and dancers surround you and the show is lively... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

We saw the Great Comet here and the staging and show were excellent. Tight seating, but it's an old one. Had was so poorly stocked that they couldn't make a Manhattan. No bourbon, really. Ushers are pretty mediocre too.

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

We went to the Imperial Theater to see The Great Comet and were very surprised to find that the whole theater had been turned into a cafe. Apparently they took out 200 seats to create this effect. There is no stage, The action takes place all around the theater. It was very cleverly done. We sat in the front mezzanine... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

We saw The Great Comet of 1812. Great show. Great seating configuration. Not a bad seat in the house, and you are immersed in the show. The theater itself is over 100 years old. The entry way looked it's age, but it didn't bother us one bit.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

We had tickets to see The Great Comet here. It was an amazing show! It's a historical musical rendition of Tolstoy's War and Peace. The theater was configured to give the feel of a nightclub. Seats have been removed to place tables with lights. The walls are covered in fabric with hanging pictures to give a cozy feeling. The cast... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

My wife and I saw The Great Comet in this beautiful theater and were really impressed with the layout and uniqueness of the theater. The acoustics were marvelous and you really can't beat seating in the round.

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Merrick, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

This is an old theater still owned by the Schuberts. It was a traditional theater but competely made over for the Great Comet. They did a stupendous job. There are some traditional seats, more in the balcony/mezzanine area and some below. There are seats on the stage, but the stage is rounded with some orcestra there and some a little... More 

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

I enjoyed "The Great Comet" last night. First of all, what can you say except Josh Groban is a superstar. Denee Benton is outstanding. Voices of rest of the cast were fantastic. The energy of the cast is unbelievable as they run around the stage during the entire performance. Treat yourself to a stage seat. You are in the middle... More 

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