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New World Stages

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Address: 340 West 50th Street, New York City, NY 10019
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+1 212-239-6200
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Sun 10:00 - 19:30
Mon 13:00 - 20:00
Tue 13:00 - 19:00
Wed 10:00 - 20:00
Thu - Fri 13:00 - 20:00
Sat 10:00 - 20:00
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Iluminate was surprisingly entertaining!!!!!!!!

I can't believe it. I got tickets as a Christmas Present and I initially was a little pissed because I thought it was a children's show (which is was) but it was actually good... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Manassas, Virginia
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Manassas, Virginia
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't believe it. I got tickets as a Christmas Present and I initially was a little pissed because I thought it was a children's show (which is was) but it was actually good! The lights were neat and the music and dancing was AWESOME! I mean I really went to the show with a chip on my shoulder and... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, wha a great theater and show! Fabulous show and cast plus all the ushers and bar staff etc were lovely and friendly, make sure you come!

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New Jersey
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102 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've seen two different shows at New World Stages and high recommend the location. There are several theaters inside and they are all on the small side making every seat a good seat. We recently saw iluminate which was a fun for the whole family.

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Somerset, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went to see the show with family. Didn't know what to expect but I was pleasantly surprised. I expected just dancing but there was a storyline. They even had audience participation. It was an enjoyable show.

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Rutherford, New Jersey
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had excellent seats. The staff was awesome, even delivered drinks to your seat. Gary Coleman died in 2010. The storyline is outdated. For younger people they don't even know who he is. I could have snoozed but didn't want to be rude. Pass on this one if you have a choice.

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Brooklyn, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love New World Stages (The theater) Great drinks allow you to have candy and drinks in your seat without requiring adult drinks in a sippy cut like most Broadway shows. I can only give average to the show Illuminate. The light effects are good and so are the dancers but I find the storyline confusing and so did a... More 

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Stratford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Great show! Illuminate! In the dark, actors lit with micro lights, dance, story, special effects. Fun for me and my young boys. Everyone enjoyed the show.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Took my daughter and her friends to see Iluminate, a hip-hop dance performance involving lighting and technology. The kids really enjoyed the show and the venue was really nice. Easy pick up at will-call. Easily found the stage where our performance was. Good location right off the beaten path of Times Square. Hopped in a cab as soon as we... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

This was my first experience at a Broadway show and I was very disappointed. A few humorous acts but not enough to keep you entertained. It was so bad that we left during intermission. If I had to do it over again I would pay a little more and see a good show on a main stage!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

Great comedy. Couldn't stop Laughing. Monica Piper is an excellent actress and comedy writer. The audience loved this performance.

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