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Beacon Theatre

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Address: 2124 Broadway, New York City, NY 10023-1722
Phone Number: 212.465.6225
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This theater is absolutely lovely inside, quite small, so you will have a good view, and the acoustics are extremely good. If you have a chance to see a performance here, I highly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This theater is absolutely lovely inside, quite small, so you will have a good view, and the acoustics are extremely good. If you have a chance to see a performance here, I highly recommend it.

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Milngavie, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Nice old theatre which apparently has been refurbished recently. Frankie Valli was very good for a man of his age and performed all the old numbers with, I suspect, the help of modern technology. The show was late in starting and, strangely enough, started within minutes of the start of some slow hand clapping in the stalls. We had good... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Visiting New York and the hotel staff worked hard to find us a show on Broadway, no luck as we left it till the last minute but they noticed that frankie Valle was in town and got us two amazing seats in the house. Having seen him in London I was excited to see the show man again. Indeed he... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

I saw Bob Dylan here last December. This is a legendary old venue that has been updated and refurbished by Madison Square Garden Entertainment, that now owns the property. Once a movie theater when movie theaters were escapes from the dreary Depression, it now is mainly a concert venue. The great advantage of the Beacon is that it is relatively... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Went to the Valentine 70's Soul Jam. Excellent show.. First time the we were at the Beacon and was in awe of how beautiful it was inside. The ceiling, the lighting, everything about it was fantastic. The seats with very comfortable and clearly there were enough leg room that you were not squashed against the seat in front in you... More 

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Noank, CT
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We saw Jamie Cullum here on Feb 5, and he was amazing as usual. However, I have never seen a more sedate and seemingly uninterested crowd. He is a young, energetic performer but the crowd was bringing him down. It was definitely an older crowd than he usually draws, not sure if it was location? We have seen Jamie 8... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We were very excited to attend this concert! Our only complaint was the seats we sat in were not as good as we thought. For the money we paid we thought the seats would've been better! The saying hot air rises is an understatement as it was 20 degrees hotter & we had To go to the lower level to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I had fond memories of my first trip to New York back in 1998 and a wonderful gig featuring The Allman Brothers Band here and was delighted to find out that Gov't Mule were going to play their New Years Eve show here. I was not disappointed, a totally wonderful evening. The theater is one of the old classic theaters... More 

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Wyckoff, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

First time at the Beacon and was in awe of how beautiful it was inside. The ceiling, the lighting, everything about it was beautiful. The staff were friendly and helpful. Most importantly, the seats were comfortable and there were enough leg room that you were not squashed against the seat in front in you (and we are tall). Looking forward... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Acoustics were great; nice atmosphere and beautifully restored. Easily accessible by train as well. Great spot for a concert.

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Address: 2124 Broadway, New York City, NY 10023-1722
Phone Number: 212.465.6225
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side

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