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great theatre, and an NYC experience

just a thing to check off your bucket list. we waited until we found out who was going to be... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
Dunnellon, Florida
Fun time at the Colbert show

Don't miss the chance to see the Colbert show when in New York! It was a lot of fun. This show runs... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Nancy D
Sooke, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Don't miss the chance to see the Colbert show when in New York! It was a lot of fun. This show runs like a well-oiled machine, and it is clear Colbert loves what he does. A great chance too to see the gorgeous Ed Sullivan...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Nancy D
Reviewed 7 December 2018

Home to Ed Sullivan and David Letterman. It has been used for TV for 80 years. Too bad they don't have any good TV to put in now.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Spuddler
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Reserved tickets for the Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Waited in line, went through security, entered the theater, got briefed on do's and don't's of TV tapings and had a wonderful time being part of a live-on tape event.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank John F
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were going to be in NYC and requested tickets on the 1 iota website, they put you on a wait list, a few weeks later we received an email conforming owe had gotten Priority tickets. We attended on a Thursday, which...More

Date of experience: September 2018
5  Thank alexkahayna
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Only had standby tickets, recommend to get in the line early - get there by 15:00 - and just write the rest of the day off haha - but well worth it...

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank ChrisH11334
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

A lot of fun. The band was electric and performed for about 30 minutes before and 15 minutes after the taping. Colbert is one of the key voices of our deteriorating democracy. He vividly discussed the incarceration of children at our borders. With Fox and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank bush2worstpres
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Such a great night! And the BAND!!! Jon Batiste and Stay Human are awesome!!! Hint: Get your tickets well in advance. Watch for the release time and jump in immediately. (If you don't score top priority tickets, check your email on the morning of that...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Kathy V
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

I came all the way from Brooklyn just to see the show and I couldn't get in because I had a small sized backpack. I ask the host why they let in other people with huge purses but my foldable one is out of limits?...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Efrain M
Reviewed 18 June 2018

just a thing to check off your bucket list. we waited until we found out who was going to be there, and then took off for NY to get our tickets. get in line early...gets jam packed!!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank terrifurn
Reviewed 2 May 2018

We get tickets months in advance and it was worth it. We arrived at the theatre and waited in line for only about 20-30 minutes. We were then escorted with the rest of the audience into the theatre and we were told to turn off...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Holdenba212
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1 May 2018|
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Response from Stubby15 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, don't know. I do know they go thru a rather extensive 5 day a week production routine for Colbert. But it is an impressive theater.
21 December 2017|
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Response from Suz S | Reviewed this property |
I was also in a waitlist line. So no notice of actual tickets in advance.
Kate K
13 November 2017|
Response from Herr_KO | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can bring your phone in. But you are not allowed to use it, take pictures with it or anything like that. In case they see you doing so, they might ask you to leave the theatre.