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Imperial Theatre

249 W 45th St, New York City, NY 10036-3902
+1 212-239-6200
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249 W 45th St, New York City, NY 10036-3902
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"matthew broderick"
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"les miserables"
in 46 reviews
"during intermission"
in 14 reviews
"bathroom lines"
in 4 reviews
"beautiful theatre"
in 9 reviews
"limited leg room"
in 3 reviews
"older theater"
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"broadway show"
in 18 reviews
"classic broadway"
in 4 reviews
"mezzanine seats"
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"front row"
in 9 reviews
"stage door"
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"singing and dancing"
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"entire show"
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"box office"
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"new york"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been here for both Les Mis and Carousel and while the shows are lovely, this theatre may be my least favorite on Broadway. From the crammed seats (no leg OR hip room) to the fact that there's only one set of bathrooms that can't...More

Thank bekahchica
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We saw this revival of Carousel Sunday, March 25th. The orchestra and chorus were very good as were most of the performers. Renee Fleming was terrific as Aunt Nettie as expected and the actors who played Mr. Snow and Carrie Snow, Alexander Gemignani and Lindsay...More

Thank SophiaNYC
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just went to see Carousel and while the performance was very good, the theatre staff was really awful. They were totally inept at both seating patrons, and could not keep the lines for toilets/bar organized and moving -- just a log jam and a mess....More

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Reviewed March 5, 2018

We went to see the preview of "Carousel" last night. The show itself was very good. The staff were pleasant, very helpful and appeared dedicated to making sure the patrons were pleased. The venue itself is old but well maintained. I found that the seating...More

Thank sradmd
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Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

Fantastic show! Important to note, the employees were friendly and helpful. That is not always the case at some shows. Pleasant experience. Sufficient bathrooms for a show of that size. Beautiful theater,

Thank SashaGRose
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Reviewed August 17, 2017

This old theater is a typical Broadway theater currently arranged for "in the round" performances. My wife and I attended a performance there this afternoon and since we were seated in a banquette on the stage we had plenty of room, something quite rare these...More

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Reviewed August 16, 2017

Went for a matinee at this theater, which customized the seats to accomodate the needs of the show. Fabulous! Sad the show is ending soon; will be back when a new show comes.

Thank MsCasualTravelor
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Reviewed August 15, 2017

I loved the renovation of the theater for the show; I felt like I was part of the performance. I got the point of the lobby renovation; I just didn't care for it. It will be interesting to see what show comes next and how...More

Thank Locemup
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Reviewed August 11, 2017

Came to celebrate oldest daughter's 30th birthday. Planning our trip to NYC, seeing a Broadway play was very high on our agenda. We enjoyed the whole evening immensely in this beautiful theatre. We could see and hear everything, it was a great story and funny,...More

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Reviewed July 28, 2017

Wonderful musical, with lovely songs and beautiful voices. A lot is happening during the show so you can be surprised. Awesome play Lucas Steele as an Anatol. Lovely Grace McLean's voice in song "In my house" and Amber Gray's in " Charming". Unfortunatelly Josh Groban...More

Thank GoodFoodQuality
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drumtraveler91
October 23, 2016|
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Response from Vicki S | Reviewed this property |
no, the seats are all about the same.
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Debra M
July 16, 2016|
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Response from Brian H | Property representative |
There will be a platform in the mezzanine for the actors to use which will bring the action up to you! You should check out the seating chart on Telecharge.
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Pat B
May 6, 2016|
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Response from Brian H | Property representative |
Sounds great! You can send it to the theater at 249 W 45th St, New York, NY 10036 and the delivery person will be directed to the stage door.
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