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Lyceum Theatre

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The Lyceum is Broadway's oldest continually operating legitimate theatre. Built by producer-manager David Frohman in 1903, it was purchased in 1940 by a conglomerate of producers which included George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart. In 1950, the Shuberts...more
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I went to see The Play That Went Wrong (utterly brilliant by the way). The seats were surprisingly comfy and tiered in a way that meant the person in front didn’t cause an obstruction to the view. A beautiful old theatre and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was going to book a show albeit offers online so don’t pay the daft prices at the ticket office. Thought- wrongly that we may be told- oh you may get a cancellation or last minute ones on the internet- nope- she just uttered prices are...More

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Sam S, Manager at Lyceum Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, We, here at The Shubert Organization, take the patron experience seriously. That said, I do apologize for the experience you've had. Thank you for bringing this to our attention. I will follow up with the appropriate parties. Best, Brian Theatre Operations

Reviewed 5 October 2018

We visited the Lyceum this evening to see The Play That Goes Wrong and very much enjoyed ourselves. It is a beautiful old theatre and the tiered seating in the Mezzanine was steep enough for us to have a clear view from the very back...More

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Sam S, Manager at Lyceum Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, I'm glad you've enjoyed the show. We thank you for your patronage. Best, Brian Theatre Operations

Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Saw “the play that goes wrong” here two nights ago. We all had a good laugh, even the 14 year old and the slapstick humour would have been appropriate for even much younger kids. A few bits were over-played but overall an excellent time. Wonderful...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

This was a fairly small but really nice theatre off the Main Street - I really enjoyed the play here too! My seats were upgraded which was a lovely surprise, but the theatre is so intimate that all seats would give a good view of...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

We went to see “The Play that goes Wrong” at the Lyceum theatre on Broadway. We had heard that it was extremely funny and we had seen a clip on the TV in England. We weren’t disappointed. It was hilarious and some of the stunts...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2018

There were (6) of us who went. The rest of the people in my party were laughing out load. Me, I thought it was cute. Each performer was great in their part. It was a slap-stick kind of comedy throughout the entire performance. Most are...More

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Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

We always look to see a couple of Broadway plays when we visit New York, we chose the Lyceum this trip, as it was showing, The Play That Goes Wrong. Never laughed so much in years, the best show we have seen, Won’t spoil it...More

Thank AlanT113
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Watched "The Play That Goes Wrong" at the Lyceum. Wonderful show and very funny. The whole family enjoyed the show (wife and teenager). We sat in the front row of the Mezzanine and couldn't have picked better tickets. Some of the show takes place far...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Oh my goodness...my husband's first Broadway play and what a fun experience! The theatre takes you back in time and the play had me wishing I had brought Kleenex ..laughed so hard I cried. It was a last minute choice. Got our tickets in the...More

Thank Lisa L
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Response from RickO363 | Reviewed this property |
I'm a pretty big guy and, while I wouldn't describe the seats as roomy, I found the seats front/near center orchestra to be more comfortable than other Broadway theaters I've been to.