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The Late Show with David Letterman - CLOSED

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It's now the Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Tried to do a new review for Stephen Colbert but it won't submit? It is a bit of a process to get... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2016
Free ticket

David Letterman - as good live as on TV. Funny, hilarious and really having a go at guests that... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2015
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29 May 2016
“It's now the Late Show with Stephen Colbert”
15 Mar 2016
“Dave's gone”
Indiana's native son hosts this off-beat, comedy talk show. Tickets must be reserved in advance through the mail. For standby ticket info call 212/247-6497 at 11 AM.
Ed Sullivan Theater, 1697 Broadway, between 53rd and 54th Sts, New York City, NY
+1 212-975-5853
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Reviewed 30 May 2016

Tried to do a new review for Stephen Colbert but it won't submit? It is a bit of a process to get tickets, we got the tickets from showclix, there is a link from the The Late Show with Stephen Colbert website. You can only...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank palmercase
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Which TripAdvisor doesn't seem to know. Anyway, you’re on Broadway, and the tickets are free. The first ~250 people sit downstairs, the last ~150+ sit upstairs (but with the better view of the ceiling). We got there 90 minutes before they started handing out tickets,...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank 69WorldTraveler
Reviewed 8 June 2015

You fill out an online form and they may call you. If they call you they ask a question about the show, our question was "What instrument does Paul Shaffer play?" Answer being keyboard. You show up a few hours early and they have you...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank oxx155
Reviewed 3 June 2015

Liked the show, band, staff and the beautiful Ed Sullivan Theater.I'm very sad to see the show end and the theater being dismantled. I love NYC and always got excited seeing the marquee at this location

Date of experience: May 2015
Reviewed 2 June 2015

David Letterman - as good live as on TV. Funny, hilarious and really having a go at guests that take themselves too serious. We signed up for free tickets and were among the lucky ones. They told us we were on the 'top ten' list...More

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank jos2905
Reviewed 22 May 2015

Dave's show is history by now. Very hard to believe. Years ago in spring 2009 we spent a wonderful week in NYC. By accident (not really) we found the Ed Sullivan theater and a pretty nice line of people waiting for tickets. We were happy...More

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank TomD288
Reviewed 14 May 2015

Posting a review seems pointless now that Dave is retiring and going off the air the week after this was written, but maybe this is how CBS will handle tickets for Stephen Colbert as well, so here it goes anyway: First of all, I'm a...More

Date of experience: May 2015
7  Thank Ken_Corum
Reviewed 13 May 2015

I love that show and when I was in front of Ed Sullivan theatre it was great. Unfortunately that day Letterman wasn't there but I met Rupert and bought staff at Hello Deli. he is a nice guy. hope to come back to NY

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank Iskender83
Reviewed 11 May 2015

For me and my generation... the King of Late Night is David Letterman. For others the King may be Johnny Carson, Ed Sullivan or Dave's replacement Steve C. Seeing Dave in person on his show has been a "Bucket List" item for me, and since...More

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank flintjarvis
Reviewed 8 May 2015 via mobile

Let me give ya the Readers Digest version of our David Letterman experience while in NYC ... A couple weeks before traveling to NYC to finish out mortuary school I had applied online for tickets. A few days before arriving in town I received a...More

2  Thank Brian_ReneB
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