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Beacon Theatre

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Upper West Side
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Address: 2124 Broadway, New York City, NY 10023-1746
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Great historical Theatre

I recently saw a ZZ Top concert here. It was my first time at this theatre and it was a thoroughly enjoyable experience. The seats were comfortable, and the acoustics were good... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2017
John W
LaGrangeville, New York
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LaGrangeville, New York
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Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

I recently saw a ZZ Top concert here. It was my first time at this theatre and it was a thoroughly enjoyable experience. The seats were comfortable, and the acoustics were good. There were also several snack and drink stations; reasonably priced considering it's a theatre. All in all, a very positive experience.

Thank John W
Flushing, New York
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

We have been coming here for a few years now. We love this venue. First of all the security are very professional & they know how to do their job in the most respectful way. The seats are very comfortable just like Radio City. The view of the stage is quite excellent from any level. Also, the most important part... More 

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Oceanside, New York
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Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Had a very enjoyable time last night. The only thing I would improve are the choice of wines at the concession stand. They're terrible! I happen to love this theater and have been here many times. Thanks again for a safe place to visit.

Thank Caryn D
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Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Great Staff. Extravagant art design on the theater. Seating arrangement was great - even though you're at the very top you can still see the performer on the stage. Only complaint is the waiting line - there's no organization.

Thank Joselle J
Babylon, New York
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Reviewed 1 February 2017

Saw Mariah Carey here in December. The theatre itself is beautiful; but also cramped and it was hot. The acoustics are not great. Luckily the couple in front of me left and then I had a great view of the stage.

Thank KK78
Stamford, Connecticut
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Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

We saw Andy cohen and anderson cooper here. What a beautiful theater! Such architecture! The theater is intimate. Great place to see a show. Make sure you sit on first floor.

Thank Autumn M
Astoria, New York
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Reviewed 17 December 2016

Came here last night for the Mariah Carey show and it was fantastic. We sat UBALC2 Row J Seat 12 &14. I was worried about the view because our ticket said obstructions but honestly it worked out great. We sat right above where the opening was to exit and it provided a table for our drinks. The show was suppose... More 

Thank Deluxe8686
fort lee , new jersey
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Reviewed 16 December 2016

Yes, sit for over an hour until the diva decides to show up. The show was very good, with a terrific band, many child dancers and singers. I thought she was drowned out quite a bit, and had some trouble hitting high notes. I recommend it, but be prepared also to stand the whole night if you have an orchestra... More 

Thank lfbmonkey
Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 12 December 2016

Good seating, nice decor. Sound quality was excellent. The show was Straight, No Chaser, a Cappella group. This is one group that I would see again. Very entertaining.

Thank Andy K
Clinton, Tennessee
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Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

This is an architectural wonder. It's what you might see in Europe-not the US. The seats were comfortable and entry and exit was smooth. Mariah was over an hour late and the theater warned us to be there at least 30 minutes early for security. Security took exactly 7 seconds per person. I would say two things. If you have... More 

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