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Beacon Theatre

2124 Broadway, New York City, NY 10023-1746
+1 212-465-6225
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Cindi Lauper!

Came primarily to see Cyndi Lauper, Dr John and Jackson Browne in the Christmas benefit... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
XSki007
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New Jersey
Beautiful, and perfect size theatre

Saw Nick Offerman here in November 2017. The Beacon is one of those theatres which is large enough... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
fmjmclark
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Pasadena, California
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
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2124 Broadway, New York City, NY 10023-1746
Upper West Side
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Came primarily to see Cyndi Lauper, Dr John and Jackson Browne in the Christmas benefit concert. Outstanding show with great performances. The 3 hours was non-stop and went very quickly. It's great to see an old time theatre restored in the heart of NYC.

Thank XSki007
Reviewed 5 days ago

Saw Nick Offerman here in November 2017. The Beacon is one of those theatres which is large enough for a good crowd, but still feels intimate. It's beautiful, and ornate, and grand. The seats are pretty comfortable, and it's relatively easy to get in and...More

Thank fmjmclark
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Beacon Theatre is a masterpiece in NYC! A must when considering going to a show here. The theater it self is not too big, so almost all seats here are truly a good seat. It’s so intimate, sound is beyond great, super elegant and...More

Thank gabeochoa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to hear Bob Dylan and Mavis Staples as his intro act; totally memorable. Acoustics are out of this world, totally world class. We sat on the main floor about halfway back in the Orch2 section, fine view and great sound. Would recommend getting...More

Thank ralphwilhelm1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great venue, and fun. It has some bizarre baroque elements worth IGramming. The acoustics are good everywhere, though the orchestra slope and seat alignment ratio isn't great. The lobby is tight and narrow, so know which entry (check out on seatgeek.com) beforehand. There are intermissions,...More

Thank eldon pwwka c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to see Lyle Lovatt and John Hiatt accoustic set and really enjoyed the evening. Good view even from the back and great accoustics.

Thank GB-KSA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

recently saw a show at the Beacon - what a sound! Stunning! can't say enough about the sound in theatre. The place is architecturally stunning too. sat in the lower balcony - amazing view looking down on the band is awesome. oh and did i...More

Thank pags-21
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Elegantly grand theater with excellent amenities. Seating is nicely spaced and the acoustics were great. Nice spot!

Thank TDakin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Beacon itself is a great place to see a concert, but the security/crowd control is abysmal--they begin the show while there are still long lines waiting to get in (we arrived 20 minutes early and still missed the first two songs).

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really lovely interior, comfortable seats, good acoustics and sight lines. When you enter you don't notice the gorgeous mural painting above the door -- you see it when you're leaving, which is nice too! The security personnel were courteous and kept things orderly even with...More

Thank Elsa_O
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Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the
Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a
quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of
downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the
city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the
American Museum of Natural History, which has been
welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for
over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center,
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Juliana D
14 November 2017|
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Response from Biggurl1965 | Reviewed this property |
You can't bring in your own drinks. The reason? The profits made from RIDICULOUS prices... I paid $10 for 2 Diet Cokes! There is a bar at the theater.
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JCStover
3 April 2017|
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Response from NewYorkTarmale | Reviewed this property |
I've never seen him in person and probably would never but comedy shows are not my thing. I would suggest calling the theater and see if they can help you. I personally would not take my children to see him.
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HopefulNYC
12 September 2016|
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Response from William H | Reviewed this property |
Tell your friend to take a cab, you're watch Seinfeld, for heaven's sakes!
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