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Drama Book Shop

250 W 40th St, New York City, NY 10018-1511
+1 212-944-0595
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My favorite place.

I love this store so much. The staff is super responsive and genuinely kind. I am a working actor... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2018
annarose h
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Monterey County, California
via mobile
This book store is a gem!

This is wonderful place to stop in the theater district. There are so many plays and helpful staff... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2018
avantg
,
China
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20 May 2018
“My favorite place. ”
30 Jan 2018
“This book store is a gem!”
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250 W 40th St, New York City, NY 10018-1511
Midtown
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+1 212-944-0595
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Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

I love this store so much. The staff is super responsive and genuinely kind. I am a working actor in California and I try to stop in when I visit family in NY to pick up libretti for upcoming shows. The staff really wants to...More

Thank annarose h
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

This is wonderful place to stop in the theater district. There are so many plays and helpful staff to assist your search.

Thank avantg
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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Great theatre book store if you are an actor, or theatre buff. Loads of plays and acting books. Very near broadway.

Thank Philippa C
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Reviewed 7 December 2016

This is the best place to come if you love the theatre. They have so many resources here that you can't find anywhere else. Plan to come and spend hours browsing. Staff is incredibly helpful. I hope to visit again soon.

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4  Thank NYCTheatreLover
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Reviewed 30 October 2016

The employees know their scripts and are always willing to help you find something if you're having trouble. They are happy to order something for you, if they are out of it - usually take about 7 days or so. My favorite place to pick...More

Thank Catherine D
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

Found this by accident on a trip with our daughter who is a theatre lover and high school thespian. What a great store! Plays and librettos, many you've heard of and some for new lesser known plays. Staffed by people who love the craft plus...More

Thank kturnage
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Reviewed 1 September 2016

The store manager is a dog. The entire store is full of scripts and other lists for actors. My daughter, a high school forensics team captain, immersed herself in scripts and probably would not have come up for air except for the theatre tickets that...More

1  Thank roxlaw
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Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

I was overwhelmed inside, and everyone is so pleasant. If my flight hadnt been leaving in a few hours I wouldve spent more then 80 dollars. Be sure to check out whats on sale!

Thank Jake H
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Reviewed 17 July 2016

We shopped here every day during our 4 day visit to NYC. We just did not have enough time each day, so we kept coming back for more. Great staff, very helpful and well read with plays, monologues, etc. Great variety in the shop!!

Thank EGKTraveler
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

This wonderful bookstore is exactly what it sounds like-- the best place in the city (and possibly the world) to find books related to the theater. Aside from their incredible selection of plays, they also carry books about writing, acting, and directing. The people who...More

1  Thank williej3
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