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Circle In The Square Theatre

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Address: 1633 Broadway, New York City, NY
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Possibly the smallest Broadway Theatre (I'd guess it JUST meets the requirement) and a great space to see a show. Theatre in the round is rare and it's nice to experience theatre... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
KatKealy
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Coraopolis, Pennsylvania
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Coraopolis, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Possibly the smallest Broadway Theatre (I'd guess it JUST meets the requirement) and a great space to see a show. Theatre in the round is rare and it's nice to experience theatre where everyone in the audience is very close to the stage. (In Transit is also a great show - go see it if you like a cappella music.)

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Morristown, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

There are no bad seats in this theater. I am 5'4" and feel squished in every theater we go to. I don't know how anyone, not considered petite, can even agree to go to most theaters. Next time I might see what is playing here... just to have great, roomy seats in a small theater. We saw Fun Home which... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

It was Fantastic!! Took my 15 yr old Niece she looked it. All seats are good, We meet everyone in the play afterwards the were so nice & come right out, no waiting!! MUST SEE

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Jordan, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Love this theatre! We saw Spelling Bee here a few years ago and loved the way the theatre is set up. You are actually part of the action and there is not a bad seat in the house. Most recently, we saw Fun Home, which was amazing, but the setting helped create the intimate and powerful feelings that came up... More 

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Leonia, NJ
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016

The Circle in the Square is conveniently located in the theatre district with lots of parking lot choices nearby. I thought the seats were comfortable and the theatre in the round experience was great for the play we saw.. We saw Fun Home, an excellent play which won Best Musical in 2015. The ushers were all very polite; when they... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

We went to Circle in The Square to see Fun Home. It is as the names implies theater in the round. I remember when as a college student I went to the Circle in The Square when it was housed in a tent in Washington Square. It is still a very intimate setting and there are no bad seats since... More 

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Coraopolis, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016

For Broadway, this is about as intimate as you can get. My guess is they're JUST over the minimum needed. It's theatre in the round, so there really are no bad seats. Fun Home is amazing! Go see it if you can!

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016

We saw Fun Home here, and thanks to the reviews on TA, we chose level 200 seats, odd side. We were in row F seats 239,241 and the views were very good. It would have been better to be more in the center of the 200 section, but these were fine for being discounted seats. I agree with others that... More 

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Clarion, Pennsylvania, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2015 via mobile

Love this theater and the staging for Fun Home is incredible. Not to be missed ! Seats were comfortable and for once adequate women's restroom.

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Warwick, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

The theatre is in the round is an intimate concept where ever seat gives you a great view of the show. The highest row is not too high so that you feel like you're right there on stage. There are no curtains, so the scenes change by furniture coming up or down through the stage floor.

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