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Richard Rodgers Theatre

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Address: 226 W 46th St, New York City, NY 10036-1408
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Classic Broadway

It's a bit of a tight squeeze in this theatre, but there really aren't any bad seats. Acoustics are very good. But you may want a small pair of binoculars if you're in the last... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 February 2017
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Colchester, Vermont
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Richard Rodgers Theater recently for a showing of "Hamilton". The show itself was fabulous, with incredibly talented actors, beautiful music, a great production! However I found the theater itself to be quite uncomfortable. Our seats were in the center of the upper mezzanine. I'm not sure if the floor seats were like this but the mezzanine seats... More 

Thank Lee S
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've seen multiple shows here (In The Heights, Romeo & Juliet, and Hamilton) and I always feel like I am coming home when I am at the RR. The staff make you feel so welcomed. There are no bad seats in the house. The stage set up, no matter what show, is always top notch. The seats are comfortable, not... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

It's a bit of a tight squeeze in this theatre, but there really aren't any bad seats. Acoustics are very good. But you may want a small pair of binoculars if you're in the last few balcony rows. Restrooms are on lower level only so bear that in mind & give yourself plenty of time. If you want a souvenir... More 

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Cary, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

I saw Hamilton here yesterday for the 3pm Sunday Matinee. It is worth it people. The actors are incredible and the whole experience is a memory you'll have forever. I had great seats in the center Orchestra. The seats are not spacious as other reviewers have mentioned but I was not uncomfortable. I'm 5'9'' and my legs had about 1/2... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

I'm reviewing the theater here, not the show "Hamilton"....however, the show is phenomenal! This is an old theater that has been well preserved and maintained. It is just beautiful. Ornate gilt carvings with rich red seats. It has not been updated to "modern standards." The seating is very tight. Both the width of the seats as well as the space... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

We just went to see Hamilton and we thought this theatre was just beautiful! The details are so ornate and it was wonderful to see this old building in such good condition. It really takes you back in time and makes you appreciate just how much work and skill people used to put into buildings like this. I found the... More 

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Carmel, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

The theatre is lovely. And Hamilton was worth every penny (triple face for balcony seats) Broadway theatres are not huge like some I have been to in other cities, so all the seats are good, even way up in balcony. It is a bit cramped up there, so travel light - small purse, light coat (or check it if you... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

I recently went to NYC to see Hamilton, and while I have been in numerous Broadway Theaters I found this one to be particularly old fashion and problematic. The show was great and I would recommend everybody to go see it. The people working in the Theater were very good and helpful, the building itself should be renovated. From its... More 

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Tulare, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

History isn't usually comfortable. This theater is not spacious, especially considering every show is at capacity. It is, however, a lovely, old-world building. I was way less crowded in my seat than I was at the Ham 4 Ham show outside!!!

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Pleasant Grove, Utah
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

This review is about the theatre ( not the play) we saw Hamilton here & the Theatre was completely packed ( no surprise). This is an old theatre with old theatre Charm. Ornate trim on walls & ceilings. Smaller width seats with zero leg room. The seats themselves were comfortable, but your knees will touch the seats in front of... More 

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