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Beacon Theatre

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Address: 2124 Broadway, New York City, NY 10023-1746
Phone Number: 212.465.6225
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Lovely place...if you are able to handle stairs

We recently came here with an elderly relative who walks fine but can not handle stairs well. We had seats in the Loge. We and another couple who also had a stairs challenged... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Californiac
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New Canaan, Connecticut
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New Canaan, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We recently came here with an elderly relative who walks fine but can not handle stairs well. We had seats in the Loge. We and another couple who also had a stairs challenged couple both had to slowly and painfully navigate the flights of stairs up to the Loge and then the half flight down to where the seats were.... More 

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Staten Island, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have not been to the Beacon in over 25 years but went last night to see Tom Jones there in concert. Theatre has been wonderfully restored and the sound, always good, is better then ever now. Tom Jones sounded great and put on a terrific show. Sat in the back row of the loge section and could see and hear... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful theater. Great sound, perfect theater to see a concert. The architecture inside is really beautiful.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

One of the best places in NYC to see a show. Amazing acoustics and beautifully redone. Used to come see the Allman Brothers many times during each of the March runs.

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New Rochelle, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

Very nice theatre seats were great not a bad view in the house. The sound in the balcony was garbled with way to much reverb. We listened on the lower level and sound was fine.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

I was really excited to see and hear E.I. for the first time at The Beacon Theatre!! Wow! The place is awesome!! I think all the seats are probably good. E.I. came on to the checker board stage and began. The sound was tinny. But, more importantly, Mr. Izzard was off. At least on the first night. I know his... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

A great venue to see Maks and Val from Dancing with the Stars!! Show was fantastic on July 8, 2016. The dancing and music was outstanding,, their story about their life coming to America and how they got into dancing was fantastic!! I was really impressed with the other dancers as well and the choreography!,, The theater itself was gorgeous... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Acoustics are amazing, really not a bad seat in this concert venue. There is a great variety of acts, so check ahead.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

Went to see Jerry Seinfeld's homestand at the beacon. Was really impressed with the insides of the theater. The sides are covered with an amazing mural and the decor, all around, was stunning. The bar was impressively stocked, also

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Englewood, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

A great concert venue.. a beautiful theater.. all seats are roomy and comfortable. Very clean inside and out... and don't forget !!! you are on broadway!!!

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