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Broadway Theatre

1681 Broadway, New York City, NY 10019-5827
+1 212-239-6200
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Miss Saigon on Broadway
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The Broadway Theatre is one of only five playhouses that front on the street named Broadway. It opened in 1924 as B. S. Moss's Colony, a premiere film house. The most notable film that played there in the early years was Walt Disney's Steamboat Willie which opened in 1928, and introduced American audiences to an adorable rodent named Mickey Mouse. The theatre went "legit" from 1930 to 1934, when it was re-christened the Broadway. From 1934 to 1940, the house was once again dedicated to motion picture exhibition, and offered the premiere of Disney's Fantasia in 1939. In 1940, however, it returned to legitimate stage production and, except for a brief stint as a Cinerama movie theatre in the 1950s, has remained in the business of showcasing live theatre ever since. B. S. Moss commissioned architect Eugene DeRosa to design the Colony as part of his chain of movie theatres, many of which also housed vaudeville. The large size of the theatre made it ideal for musical comedies.
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“act of god” (6 reviews)
“limited run” (3 reviews)
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1681 Broadway, New York City, NY 10019-5827
+1 212-239-6200
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This production lived up to the hype and expectations I had. The set was impressive and the helicopter scene was beyond description. The singing talents of the crew was professionally done and most of the scenes I found riveting. There were a few scenes which...More

Thank jazsacher
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were only in new York for a week and had looked at pre-booking Broadway tickets before we left Australia. However we left it until or arrival and picked up tickets to Miss Saigon at a good price. The musical was absolutely first class, and...More

1  Thank David B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Saw Miss Saigon at this theatre in NYC. Very beautiful theatre, with really great seating. Old fashioned, and comfortable. My only 'complaint' is that it was freezing cold inside, and wasn't comfortable for the first 1.5 hours before intermission. But otherwise, great. So if you're...More

1  Thank Steph_K_11
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having grown up loving Musicals this was my reason to visit the big apple and it did not disappoint one bit. the level of talent was out of this world, along with comfort great shows and atmosphere i would be here every week if i...More

Thank mrjkmurfet
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice theatre, but a bit cramped in seating. Classic musical with a plot similar to Madame Butterfly, but with a Vietnam War era setting. Staging is excellent with several dynamic scene changes.

Thank BSinPNS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love this show. I saw the original London and Broadway casts many years ago. I am not a huge fan of revivals because they usually try to change the show so much. This is an exact of the original. This is the same theatre...More

Thank DKatz21
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They showed the broadway musical Miss Saigon - the story is not for small kids but the theater was very nice and big

Thank dennys34
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We saw Miss Saigon at the Broadway theatre and it was an awesome performance. The helicopter is so cool!

Thank RoyalsFans
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with a charter of 55 high school band kids all dressed up for their first Broadway. It was a remarkable performance that had the kids buzzing the entire trip home.

Thank captainshark32
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

And as a theater, Broadway theater is not my favorite. But it is all about the show, after all. You can just tell that this is one of the original theaters in the area – it is on Broadway after all. But with the historic...More

Thank jg325
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11 December 2016|
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Response from Lindaw65 | Reviewed this property |
Yes the theatre was not huge and the stage had lots of movement so I would think that your view would be fine from any angle
laura k
31 October 2016|
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Response from littleworl | Reviewed this property |
We sat in the front mezzanine and the seats were great. The theater is not that large so not really a bad seat in the house.
laura k
31 October 2016|
Response from Rebecca S | Property representative |
Yes! The front row of the mezzanine offers a full view of the stage. Hope you enjoy the show!