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Excellent theater

The theater is an excellent building with very comfortable seats. Located in the heart of the... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2017
Boston, Massachusetts
High Energy Broadway Revival

I had my trepidations when the revival of the 1944 musical, On the Town, was announced for the... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2015
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

The theater is an excellent building with very comfortable seats. Located in the heart of the Times Square. Too bad the show we saw was boring.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank JeddaCath
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

The Lyric is an outstanding venue for a Broadway musical and the latest rendition by the Cirque de soliel group provided a enjoyable evening for all in our group. This was not a typical performance by the group such as I have seen in the...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 28 August 2015

Some Broadway revivals are successful (for example "Rent"), others perhaps not so much (the reality TV show cast of "Grease" comes to mind), and some shows should have been allowed to rest in peace - for all eternity. "On the Town" falls into that category....More

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank Phileas_Blog
Reviewed 7 August 2015

i was with two friends for four nights and we wanted to see a show. After looking through all the shows available we picked this one as we had all loved the film. Our seats were good, second row of balcony, right in the middle....More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Dorothy1973
Reviewed 2 July 2015

I had my trepidations when the revival of the 1944 musical, On the Town, was announced for the current Broadway season. The 1998 production was listless and flat and closed after two months. My concerns with the current version were allayed as soon as the...More

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank W-Hartford_CT
Reviewed 29 May 2015

On the Town is just a fun show, no other way to say it. The singers, dancers, and orchestra were all excellent. If you're looking for an intellectual plot, don't see this. The theater is lovely. We were there during Fleet Week and that just...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed 29 May 2015

It was the first time I visited New York and therefore I knew had to see a broadway show!! I have seen Wicked, The Lion King and Mamma Mia in London and so decided to book 'On the Town' as I love the original movie...More

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank Lucy C
Reviewed 24 May 2015

I don't get some of these reviews - we sat 1st row balcony, the railing did not interfere with the view. The talent in this show (singers, dancers, comedians, orchestra) knocked it out of the park. The whole audience seemed to recognize this on our...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Nevada D
Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

Since the first 5 minutes of the musical I knew it was going to be horrible... By the end of the musical I thought I was the only one with the negative feeling ( I attended with 30 of my students...) EVERY SINGLE ONE OF...More

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank Ana Sofía C
Reviewed 13 March 2015

The newly renovated Lyric Theater in NYC has a wonderful new feature for theater goers! Their Ambassador Lounge for pre theater and intermission is a comfortable and attractive venue when attending a show. You are met by a hostess who delivers you to the private...More

Date of experience: March 2015
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