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Circle In The Square Theatre

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Address: 1633 Broadway, New York City, NY 10019-6708
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212-239-6200
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 17:00

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I love this small and intimate theater. The stage being in the center of most of the seats makes for a special theater experience. See a show here, you will be glad you did.

Reviewed 29 March 2017
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Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

I love this small and intimate theater. The stage being in the center of most of the seats makes for a special theater experience. See a show here, you will be glad you did.

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I have seen Aladdin, Wicked, and Chicago on Broadway. And this Circle in the Square Theater was the BEST theater we've ever sat in. We've never been in an intimate theater before, and we loved it. My husband is very tall. We love seeing shows, but he is ALWAYS uncomfortably squished in theater seats. This theater had... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

What a great theatre to see anything! We went and saw "In Transit " and it was amazing! So close to the players, not a bad seat...will go again!

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East Northport, New York
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Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent show! There isn't a bad seat at Circle In the Square theater. The show had a good plot and excellent singing. Would definitely recommend!

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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

I saw the 2016 Tony winner, Fun Home at this theater and was blown away at the experience. Since the stage is circular, most seats are ideal. My seating was 4th row from the stage and I definitely felt the energy and emotions from the cast. I recommend seeing any play at Circle In The Square to see a play,... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

A great venue musical theatre. Seats amazing which are enclosed within the stage. You feel the action and see the whole stage. You experience from every angle. Seats are very close to each other in exchange for being close to the stage. The musical act was great, creating NYC stories that New Yorkers can relate to and to create a... More 

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Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We were looking for something to do on a Saturday afternoon. Wow! In Transit was absolutely fantastic. The quality of the cast was terrific and the story line about life in NYC was so at realistic. We laughed and laughed for the full 90 minutes. No intermission was quite cool! Plenty of momentum throughout the play. We met Nicholas Ward... More 

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Gustine, California
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Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Smaller theater which creates a wonderful, intimate setting for a show. We saw In Transit here. It was phenomenal! It's an all a capella show with the only instruments being the actors voices and one actor that beat boxes. The storyline is great with a very talented cast. Would see this show again if I could. Everyone had amazing voices!

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Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

First A Cappella Production on Broadway! It was amazing. You understand the daily struggles of the characters and just wanted to hug them for sorrow or achievements. Amazing little theater, not a bad seat in the place.

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Reviewed 27 December 2016

We were looking for a show to see while our college aged kids were home for the holidays, and a friend recommended "In Transit." We are so glad she did! It was amazing!! Anyone who has ever ridden the MTA will relate to so many of the "everyday" things that you only experience on the subway in New York City.... More 

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