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Barrymore Theater

New York City, NY
212-239-6200
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My teenage daughter and I love New York City. What we don't love are tourist traps. Something more... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2016
Lisa B
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Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
Terrific old-time ornate theater

Not only is this theater worth seeing for its own architectural and artistic value, the show... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2015
LWL3333
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Ridgewood, New Jersey
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A historical theater with wonderful architecture and sculptural works.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
21 Apr 2016
“First Show”
21 Oct 2015
“Terrific old-time ornate theater”
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Reviewed 22 April 2016

My teenage daughter and I love New York City. What we don't love are tourist traps. Something more authentic is what we desire. We were fortunate enough to have received the gift of tickets to a show at this theater. We both enjoyed the performance...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 22 October 2015

Not only is this theater worth seeing for its own architectural and artistic value, the show playing there at the moment, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night, is well-worth seeing. See my review of that play elsewhere on Trip Advisor.

Thank LWL3333
Reviewed 10 May 2015 via mobile

The play is excellent and a must see the downside is the heat in the theatre which was sweltering and they sell warm water at $5 a bottle. Top tip there is a deli about a hundred yards down the road grab a couple of...More

2  Thank Jon H
Reviewed 9 April 2015

It is a great place to see a play with good acoustics. The seats are not very wide and are closely packed and the small restrooms make for a lengthy line for the ladies. We saw the Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night...More

Thank Mitch M
Reviewed 2 March 2015

As a mother to a teen with Asperger's Syndrome, this play really gave me a deeper understanding of what my son and all those who are on the spectrum with this classification go through everyday of their lives. The entire play was done with very...More

Thank Sharapril
Reviewed 18 November 2014

What a Play! Absolutely superb. Even as theatre buffs travelling the world just to see plays, this is one of the very best we have ever ever seen anywhere. Do not be chased away by the weared title. Go and see, and enjoy!

1  Thank peterp_knobel
Reviewed 17 July 2014

We saw A Raisin in the sun at the Barrymore Theatre in early June. Its a lovely theater and good views from any seat in the house. We were very comfortable and could enjoy the performance on stage.

Thank MCHelland
Reviewed 17 June 2014

We saw A Raisin in the Sun at the Barrymore Theatre on Saturday and enjoyed the play. The theatrs was very charming and quaint. It seems that every seat in the theatre was a good seat.

Thank K B
Reviewed 12 June 2014

Great experience here. The play was great. Theatre was quite small and doesnt have a lobby. But seating is good and acoustics are great. Magic Johnson was in the theatre that night and we had a great time. Would def come back to this theatre...More

Thank StefMillz
Reviewed 11 June 2014

I had bought the ticket for A Raisin in the Sun just few months before going to NYC. And thanks Lord I did it:) The tickets were sold out at the show day. The theatre is quite small ( compering to those I have gone...More

Thank igitravel
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