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Beacon Theatre

2124 Broadway, New York City, NY 10023-1746
+1 212-465-6225
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Grand Old Classic Theater - Beautiful!

If you get the opportunity to see a show at the Beacon Theater, do so. Classic architecture... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
barymad
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bethesda, md.
via mobile
Great space

More intimate than garden or barclays. Steep seating so good views and convenient restaurants in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
LAFAMILLEG11231
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Brooklyn, New York
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2124 Broadway, New York City, NY 10023-1746
Upper West Side
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you get the opportunity to see a show at the Beacon Theater, do so. Classic architecture, comfortable seating, good sight lines and great acoustics. What else can I say?

Thank barymad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

More intimate than garden or barclays. Steep seating so good views and convenient restaurants in the area

Thank LAFAMILLEG11231
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a sold out show! The building was Amazing and we sat in the lower upper balcony. My concerns is that they keep you outside the doors for a long time. It was too crowded, most venues are an hour before, so it could...More

Thank Denise C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Saw Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds live at Beacon Theatre, and it was an amazing experience. The place is beautiful and stunning with amazing atmosphere. A must see.

Thank 779amirs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Saw Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds here in June. The theater is beautifully restored, the sound was amazing, and the staff were not only very professional and courteous, but really friendly too. Great place!

Thank xxxtripguy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always a treat to attend an event at the elegant Beacon Theater. Comfortable seating and well organized throughout The Doo wop concert had lots of the oldies but goodies entertaining the sold out crowd

Thank Nancy K
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Saw the great Jerry Seinfeld here. Struggled to see from the back of the huge theater. Helpful ushers.

Thank Jonathan Y
Reviewed 31 May 2017

We always enjoy the shows we see a the Beacon Theater. It is in my daughter's upper west side neighborhood and in walking distance to great restaurants and bars.

Thank Karen A
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Beacon is a lovely building, nice seats and good views. Close to subway station (72nd St on the 1, 2 or 3). Decent leg room in most seats. Crowd management was poor at best, with staff giving conflicting instructions as people queue outside. There is...More

Thank Andology
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Saw Jerry Seinfeld at the Beacon in mid April. Got there early for the late show and went into adjoining bar for a drink and snack. Came out with 40 minutes to show time to line up and was faced with a queue that wound...More

Thank Mark G
Nearby
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,
...More
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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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14 February 2015|
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Response from Exigeken | Reviewed this property |
When I am going to a gig at The Beacon Theater I like to go to Malachy's Donegal Inn on West 72nd Street. No live music but a great wee bar.
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