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Helen Hayes Theatre

240 W 44th St, New York City, NY 10036-3906
+1 212-239-6200
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The Humans. A drama that draws you in.

This theater was a great venue for this drama. The sight lines and acoustics were excellent. I... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2017
Belvidere, Illinois
Buyer Beware--They are dead serious about the No Returns Policy

Never got to see the show. We purchased same-day tickets for The Humans playing at the Helen Hayes... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2016
Greenville, South Carolina
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
7 Jan 2017
“The Humans. A drama that draws you in.”
17 Jul 2016
“Buyer Beware--They are dead serious about the No Returns Policy”
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240 W 44th St, New York City, NY 10036-3906
+1 212-239-6200
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Reviewed 7 January 2017

This theater was a great venue for this drama. The sight lines and acoustics were excellent. I had no trouble hearing the lines of the play at all.

Thank SkipperBill2
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Never got to see the show. We purchased same-day tickets for The Humans playing at the Helen Hayes Theatre on a Thursday and paid full price -- $400 for two tickets (through Telecharge). We were late for the performance and missed most of the first...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2016

Went to see a play, the Humans. I will not review this play here but have to say that we were unpleasantly surprised with the people assisting in finding seats in the theater. Wish they would be more kind to those who pay their salaries.....More

1  Thank Trieffort
Reviewed 16 December 2015

This is an amazing little show with a cast of only six. The Hayes is a great size of theatre for it, I think the cast and sets would be swallowed up by anything bigger. The first half takes place using largely the backstage set...More

Thank diablodancer
Reviewed 15 November 2015

Loved the show, the cast -- the incredible dancing and the Helen Hayes is the perfect theatre. To paraphrase a recent review: aside from all its many other assets, this show has so much heart it will win over your heart -- and it sure...More

Thank Vivian D
Reviewed 9 November 2015

Helen Hayes Theater is a small theater, which makes it hard to get a bad viewing seat. Wife and I had orchestra seats against the wall, on the right side facing the stage, she in back of me, rows L and M, as we got...More

Thank Jed3
Reviewed 7 November 2015

Dames At Sea is an phenomenal production! This light and upbeat Broadway revival will put a smile on your face, a spring in your step, and joy in your heart. The small extremely talented cast work together like family and engage with audience members after...More

Thank mvtodd
Reviewed 7 November 2015

The play was remeniscent of the old time shows of the 50's starting off with a film-type intro with cast characters. Quoting a gentlemen in the ticket line, "if you want to see some of the best tap dancing on broadway," this is the play...More

Thank Katherine L
Reviewed 1 November 2015

This is a new show at the Helen Hayes Theater. We saw it on October 28th. It just opened on Broadway on October 22.The theater is small and we had great seats. We could see the actors facial expressions well. If you like old-timey musicals...More

Thank Touringdoc
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Dames at Sea is a refreshing new choice on Broadway! Tap dancing is wonderful, songs are upbeat and the cast is superb. This is a great choice for everyone in the family. Theatre is perfect as all seats have a great view due to the...More

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Roger B
6 December 2015|
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Response from Katherine L | Reviewed this property |
I think so but call to confirm - as i know there were steps going in.
12 January 2015|
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Response from alimentoD | Reviewed this property |
Sardi's and Carmine's are on the same block. Both nice choices.
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17 December 2014|
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Response from Lea B | Reviewed this property |
Nope, I went in jeans and a t-shirt. It's a very relaxed environment.