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Broadway Theatre

1681 Broadway, New York City, NY 10019-5827
+1 212-239-6200
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The Broadway Theatre is one of only five playhouses that front on the street named Broadway. It opened in 1924 as B. S. Moss's Colony, a premiere film house. The most notable film that played there in the early years was Walt Disney's Steamboat Willie which opened in 1928, and introduced American audiences to an adorable rodent named Mickey Mouse. The theatre went "legit" from 1930 to 1934, when it was re-christened the Broadway. From 1934 to 1940, the house was once again dedicated to motion picture exhibition, and offered the premiere of Disney's Fantasia in 1939. In 1940, however, it returned to legitimate stage production and, except for a brief stint as a Cinerama movie theatre in the 1950s, has remained in the business of showcasing live theatre ever since. B. S. Moss commissioned architect Eugene DeRosa to design the Colony as part of his chain of movie theatres, many of which also housed vaudeville. The large size of the theatre made it ideal for musical comedies.
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1681 Broadway, New York City, NY 10019-5827
+1 212-239-6200
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A very nice theatre with a nice and helpful set of staff. I particularly liked the nice toilets and the easiness of getting around.

Thank KateCzylok
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have seen my fair share of Broadway shows but this one touched me to my core. The acting, staging, and overall production are amazing. This is a true masterpiece. I cannot recommend it enough. I will definitely go to see it again.

Thank belochka25
Reviewed 1 week ago

I saw the show finally. It was incredible and running for a short time. We were lucky to see it before it folds. It is still in the same original theatre. We had very good orchestra seat. The helicopter landing was incredible. I still get...More

Thank DuttaTx
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is clean (especially bathrooms), accessible, with friendly staff and fabulous 1920s architecture inside. Staging is amazing, bringing Miss Saigon to life. Even concessions are reasonable with free refills on soft drinks. Never felt crowded. Loved it!

Thank occdocbill
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was surprised that the Broadway theater was much smaller than I thought it would be. It was cozy. The staff seemed a little disinterested though. The show itself was phenomenal! I've seen Miss Saigon in other cities but this was the best! The lead,...More

Thank 876ninas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The theaters are all close to each other. Easy to see shows when staying near Times Square as we were. As this was our first time visit to NYC, we saw the Phantom of the Opera at the Majestic Theater across the street from out...More

Thank ClayF2
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Our reason for this trip was really to see Hamilton. My daughter is heavily involved in musical theater at her school and history is her favorite subject so we bought tickets as a Christmas gift. Hamilton was amazing of course; worth every penny. I also...More

Thank tdlust
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Went to see this show whilst in New York on holiday. Bought the tickets on the day of the show at a fraction of the full price. A wonderful performance by the actors, amazing music by the orchestra, the only letdown was that the theatre...More

Thank Andrew N
Reviewed 20 July 2017

This production lived up to the hype and expectations I had. The set was impressive and the helicopter scene was beyond description. The singing talents of the crew was professionally done and most of the scenes I found riveting. There were a few scenes which...More

Thank jazsacher
Reviewed 18 July 2017

We were only in new York for a week and had looked at pre-booking Broadway tickets before we left Australia. However we left it until or arrival and picked up tickets to Miss Saigon at a good price. The musical was absolutely first class, and...More

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11 December 2016|
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Response from Lindaw65 | Reviewed this property |
Yes the theatre was not huge and the stage had lots of movement so I would think that your view would be fine from any angle
laura k
30 October 2016|
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Response from littleworl | Reviewed this property |
We sat in the front mezzanine and the seats were great. The theater is not that large so not really a bad seat in the house.
laura k
30 October 2016|
Response from Rebecca S | Property representative |
Yes! The front row of the mezzanine offers a full view of the stage. Hope you enjoy the show!