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Annie #51
Posted: 12/14/15 at 3:11pm

It's got to be frustrating because people who live in the neighborhood will understandably opine  that it's sometimes exaggerated the crime perception per personal safety, though one can't minimize you have to be careful, especially with families.  

From all accounts it's a gorgeous renovation and it would be a shame if they can't get the right mix of shows/concerts to keep it viable as a venue.   "Annie" is a head scratcher I would admit because it would seem that musical has been over saturated. 

 

 

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Annie #52
Posted: 12/14/15 at 11:41pm

I went out there for Open House NY, found it a stunning space & passed all these huge homes - so I think this thread is overwhelmingly negative. I would be very interested in picking up some of those comps. -esp. on a Wed. or Sun. when I'm off - so if anyone knows how to get them, I would really appreciate the lead.

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Annie #53
Posted: 12/15/15 at 9:06am

There's "huge homes" in Syria and Yemen, too. Not exactly the best indication of crime rate in a neighborhood...

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Annie #54
Posted: 12/15/15 at 9:08am

Right cause you're an expert on crime rate LOL aren't you the guy that was making fun of AIDS on Namo's thread? You have absolutely no credibility. But you already knew that Annie

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Annie #55
Posted: 12/15/15 at 9:12am

*Right, because you're an expert on crime rate. LOL. Aren't you the guy who was making fun of AIDS in Namo's thread? You have no credibility but you already knew that. 

 

No need to thank me for cleaning up your horrendous grammar and spelling. 

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Annie #56
Posted: 12/15/15 at 9:13am

^ Melting. lolz

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Annie #57
Posted: 12/15/15 at 10:42am

One big problem is Annie simply has had one revival to many. It suffers from over exposure.

 

Another is it is really out of the way. It is one thing to walk a few blocks in Times Square. It is another to have to schlep to another borough. These 2 things alone were deadly for Annie. I also understand the cost of the tickets is on the high side. 

 

The best use for the venue appears to be concerts. A Broadway show in this vast space is simply a mistake. The safety issue needs to be decided by each person going. 

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Annie #58
Posted: 12/15/15 at 11:26pm

Back from the show--- a shlep to get there but I have to say, much better then the last revival.  Show is dated, but for a tour, it felt good 

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Annie #59
Posted: 12/16/15 at 3:12pm

I totally agree that the the crime/safety comfort level is an individual choice.  It's not a matter of minimizing people's concern but also think it was a bit insulting/condescending to imply  that anyone going was walking into a warzone.

Hundreds if not thousands use that venue. 

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Annie #60
Posted: 12/16/15 at 6:27pm

No need to thank me for cleaning up your horrendous grammar and spelling. 

 

I don't think you cleaned anything up; you just adjusted the language from a casual Internet register to a more standard register. I don't see any spelling corrections.

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Annie #61
Posted: 12/16/15 at 11:24pm

DIRECT FROM MICHAEL MUSTO'S FACEBOOK FEED:

 

I took the subway to Brooklyn tonight to see "Annie" at the Kings Theater (which I loved), and on the train, I heard a kid who couldn't have been more than six years old say to his mother, "I thought The Hobbit was sexist and not a good movie, but I liked it." Wha????

 

So take THAT scaredy cats.

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Posted: 12/16/15 at 11:29pm

I grew up in the projects in the South mutha fukking Bronx...going to see Annie at The Kings Theater in Brooklyn would be a walk in the park for me. LMAO!!! 

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Annie #63
Posted: 12/16/15 at 11:37pm

So two flaming queens ain't afraid to go there!  Fearless flaming queens are what makes this country great.  Talk about your home of the free and the brave.

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Annie #64
Posted: 12/17/15 at 12:20am
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Annie #65
Posted: 12/17/15 at 12:27am

Does anyone have a promo code? 95 bucks is still too much for a broke college student.

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Annie #66
Posted: 12/17/15 at 12:39am

It's on TodayTix for $20 every show this week.

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Annie #67
Posted: 12/17/15 at 12:02pm

I went last night and didn't die.  No snipers or drug wars, though there were a lot of little kids that had to go poopies in the middle of the show.  What did you watch on Netflix last night, Roxy?  They had a big sign with your name on it in the middle of Act One.  If you weren't such a scaredy-cat, maybe you'd take the subway out to Brooklyn like Michael Musto did last night and go see it.

 

Oh, and anyone worried about where to get eats or drinks: right around the corner from the Kings Theater on Duryea Place, maybe a hundred feet off Flatbush Ave, sits Delroy's Cafe, a Jamaican place with takeout in the front and a bar in the back. I'm about to heat up the rest of the Rasta Pasta I brought home after the show.  Also recommend the Brooklyn Lager on tap and both the fish and beef tacos.

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Annie #68
Posted: 12/17/15 at 12:05pm

Dancingthrulife2 said: "Does anyone have a promo code? 95 bucks is still too much for a broke college student."

 

Given the original thread title... umm... you should be able to figure out how to get in for less.

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Annie #69
Posted: 12/17/15 at 12:09pm

A friend of ours went with an acquaintance to the matinee yesterday

 

The theater was a sea of empty seats. It is magnified by the sheer number of seats in the theater. They were able to move down from the mezzanine

 

They did not save that much as the aquaintence took a $30 cab ride each way as she did not want to go into the neighborhood any other way. It ends Sunday so it is rapidly becoming a moot point.

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Posted: 12/17/15 at 12:18pm

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Annie #71
Posted: 12/17/15 at 12:20pm

madison51552 said: "It's on TodayTix for $20 every show this week."

...undoubtedly for the privilege of sitting virtually on the roof, a few hundred yards back. Pack a canteen.

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Annie #72
Posted: 12/17/15 at 1:32pm

I am quite sure they would let you move much closer to an empty seat.

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Annie #73
Posted: 12/18/15 at 10:01am

Are you people from New York? Afraid to go there. There are no Elmos, No cookie monsters. My high school graduation was there.. Was there for a couple of concerts.  Its gorgeouis. Nice Old Navy outlet and some other stores.  Take to the Q to Beverly Rd and a walks ,It'ss Ditmas Park .
This the most racist stupidest thread that I've ever seen on the board,. its embarrassing.

 

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Annie #74
Posted: 12/18/15 at 10:07am

You and your bleeding heart, wexy.  An acquaintance of Mr Roxy's spent 60 dollars on a cab to see Annie.  Would they do that if it weren't as dangerous as a wartime video game around that theater?  No they would not, I daresay.

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Annie #75
Posted: 12/18/15 at 10:17am
Since when did Flatbush become more war-torn than Syria?

"...everyone finally shut up, and the audience could enjoy the beginning of the Anatevka Pogram in peace."
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