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Circle In The Square Theatre

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Once On This Island on Broadway
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“lea salonga”(4 reviews)
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 28 January 2018

we are native New Yorker's who have seen hundreds of Broadway plays. We come into NYC a number of times per year, stay in the City & see plays & museums especially in the winter when it's less crowded. Pro's: really good play with outstanding...More

5  Thank DianeER
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 10 July 2018

I can't believe this show won the Tony for Best Revival. The story is depressing and the music is nothing special. On the Tuesday night we attended, several of the main characters had substitutes, but I don't think that would have made a big difference...More

2  Thank tamaralea
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I saw One on This Island here recently and we loved the theatre and the show! The seating is really amazing. It seems that every seat offers a terrific view of the stage, in the middle of the theatre. (We did spot...More

1  Thank sardawg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Overall, really well done. I didn't love the ending, but I did overall really enjoy the production. It's one of the few shows I'd see again. It is often listed in the TKTS booth so you can get discounted tickets. The theater is small and...More

1  Thank Ellen28
Reviewed 8 October 2018

It took me about half hour to fully get into this show but eventually I started to enjoy it. I am also very glad it was only 90 mins. Any longer would have been too much.

Thank Akelia
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Not a bad seat in the house but we were front row :) loved every minute of Once on this Island!! Charming theater. Super cool atmosphere.

1  Thank Dglasr
Reviewed 15 August 2018

This theatre is in the round, so the audience surround the performers. Once on this island was performed brilliantly and with the sounds and lighting effects, you almost thought you were there. There was no intermission, so get drinks beforehand. Well recommended.

1  Thank TerryH2723
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

This is a wonderful small but unique theatre. The stage is the middle with the audience completely surrounding it (like a circus). Literally every seat is a good seat. We bought three of the last seats available and they were wonderful (and much less expensive...More

1  Thank M3427FIwilliams
Reviewed 6 August 2018

My Wife and I had the pleasure of visiting Circle In The Square Theatre when our Granddaughter performed in the production of "Seagull". The entire production was of tremendous professional quality and the viewing opportunities were outstanding. We will go back!

Thank Percy H
Reviewed 4 August 2018

The staging is fun, but the play itself is weird in more ways than one. The guy marries a black woman but then the theme is that blacks are discriminated. The cast is strange: an underwater witch who casts a spell which then becomes irrelevant....More

1  Thank Lee H
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed the show. I didn’t know about the unusual set so I was surprised when I walked in. The stage was surrounded by the audience vs the traditional set up. The stage was covered in sand with water to look like a Caribbean...More

1  Thank Lisa X
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

We handpicked this theater and the show for the following reasons - we wanted a different experience in a circle/oval theater where almost every seat offers a good view, the show was voted Best Musical Revival And Leah Salonga was in the cast. Our seat...More

1  Thank M0mmyDearest
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26 September 2018|
Response from Northern_Traveler00 | Reviewed this property |
Really depends on budget and taste, but we like Five Napkin Burger, around the corner
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Response from Go2theZoo | Reviewed this property |
We ate at The Meatball Shop at 798 9th Ave, which Google Maps tells me is an 8 minute walk to Circle in the Square. We ate there before an evening performance of Wicked at The Gershwin and it was a very easy walk. Are you... More