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So close to the bustle of Times Square and small enough that one feels right in the action in any seat. That staff is very helpful and relaxed -- no frisking or metal detectors to ruin the ambiance. They allow drinks and snacks in the...More
We had tickets to hear and see 'Stories by Heart'. John Lithgow tell two short stories, a rather chilling one by Ring Lardner, and, after the intermission, my favorite P.G. Wodehouse story, 'Uncle Fred Flits By'. I loved it when I first read it as...More
The American Airlines Theater is a Broadway Theater in New York City. It is located at 227 West 42nd Street. It was renovated in 1997 and used as a theater again. I have seen these shows here: The Pajama Game and The 39 Steps.
We have seen John Lithgow on Broadway in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and All My Sons. He is a consummate actor, equally adept in dramatic or comedic roles.
It was with that background that I bought tickets to his one-man show, John Lithgow: Stories from the...More
There are not that many actors that can hold an audience spellbound on stage for more than two hours without the audience either dozing off or walking out. John Lithgow is one of the chosen few that magically gives every drop of passion and energy...More
This was our first show at the American Airlines Theater - was VERY happy with the comfort of our seats, especially being able to score a seat on the end of the aisle.
Mixed review on John Lithgow's show. On the one hand, he is...More
When you find your seat in the theatre you will be pleasantly surprised by the comfortable seats and clear sight lines. The theatre is attractive, much of the 100 year old wall art was restored. The 42nd Street exterior is quite different.
not a good choice as you are on the far side but close to the stage. The set is deep, and you will miss some action and really funny pratfalls that take place behind a window in the back of center stage. recommend anywhere... More
not a good choice as you are on the far side but close to the stage. The set is deep, and you will miss some action and really funny pratfalls that take place behind a window in the back of center stage. recommend anywhere else in orchestra or even the crowded mezzanine section.