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Beacon Theatre

2124 Broadway, New York City, NY 10023-1746
+1 212-465-6225
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Wow! What a beautiful theater!

I saw Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen at a sold out show! What a great place! Beautiful interior... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nank135
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Jersey Shore, New Jersey
The Beacon.

The Beacon Theater is a beautiful historic Art Deco theater on the Upper West Side of New York... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
lollygal
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New York City, New York
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“great acoustics” (14 reviews)
“allman brothers” (13 reviews)
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2124 Broadway, New York City, NY 10023-1746
Upper West Side
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I saw Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen at a sold out show! What a great place! Beautiful interior! Very nice, clean and fun! I would definitely go back here again if I get the chance. Close to subway stop so easy to get back to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Beacon Theater is a beautiful historic Art Deco theater on the Upper West Side of New York City. It is a concert and event venue that has been designated as a New York City landmark.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We saw Chris Tomlin at this venue. Beautiful venue with great seating. The reason for not being 5 stars was how management handles seating arrangements once you first enter the facility. Everyone had to stand in the common areas, cluttering the stairways, which we felt...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2018

We have been going to concerts here since the 70's. The theater and the neighborhood have changed for the better over the years. The renovation about 9 years ago made it that much better. The sound is excellent and the staff is very helpful. There...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

I visited the beacon theater a couple of months ago while seeing Seinfeld and found it to be a great place. However the seating arrangement is not ideal. When booking tickets, they don't tell you the exact seat you booked; rather you get a range...More

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Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Arrived in NYC, dumped bags at hotel, straight in a taxi to the theatre. I’m English yet the door staff couldn’t understand me. Came along with hubby and boys (17&12) for the Lauder and friends gig. The theatre is lovely looking and all seats are...More

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Reviewed 12 December 2017

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.

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Reviewed 11 December 2017

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

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Reviewed 7 December 2017 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

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Reviewed 25 November 2017

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

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American Museum of Natural History, which has been
welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for
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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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