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Brooklyn Academy of Music

30 Lafayette Ave, Peter Jay Sharp Building, Brooklyn, NY 11217-1486
+1 718-636-4100
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Circus cirkor

What a fantastic show. Aerobatics was phenomenal, the jumps the stunts, juggling, swinging... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jaybirdrcky
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Morristown, New Jersey
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Has it all

Been coming here for Dance Africa for years. Didnt realize I never reviewed this wonderful Iconic... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
muddyrts
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Rockville Centre, New York
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Founded in 1859, this performing arts center is the oldest institution of its type still in operation in the United States.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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30 Lafayette Ave, Peter Jay Sharp Building, Brooklyn, NY 11217-1486
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic show. Aerobatics was phenomenal, the jumps the stunts, juggling, swinging hanging the music was A++++, would go back to see this show if it ever comes back to the city

Thank jaybirdrcky
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been coming here for Dance Africa for years. Didnt realize I never reviewed this wonderful Iconic Brooklyn Venue. Its a dont missed. Restored impeccably. It is a wonderful space. There isnt a bad seat in the house. For Dance Africa today we were in the...More

Thank muddyrts
Reviewed May 3, 2017

BAM has always been that Performance Arts venue in Brooklyn that's thinks outside of the box when booking progressive and eclectically cultural entertainment arts programs. It continues to be one of Brooklyn's best known treasures .From its many must see films and operas to its...More

Thank Debra L
Reviewed March 17, 2017 via mobile

We went to a fantastic performance here - Mark Morris Dance Group and Music Ensemble. In the wonderful opera house. Tickets were a great bargain -- for Balcony seats and the sight lines were just fine . Love the space - looks like there is...More

Thank xandersmom1
Reviewed March 4, 2017

Being a 10+ year Brooklyn borough resident, I'm embarassed to say I only just set foot in BAM recently. What a hidden gem! We saw a program in the Howard Gilman Opera House which rivals any venue seen on Broadway or anywhere else in Manhattan....More

Thank VKInada
Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

They host eclectic plays, concerts and movies. Friendly staff. Close to barclays center and wonderful array of restaurants.

Thank LovesDessert
Reviewed February 7, 2017 via mobile

Loved going here for a number of plays, concerts and even movies. This historic building is very conveniently located to excellent transportations hubs of purr, bus and subway with parking a bit more problematic as recent building makes lots and on street much more difficult....More

Thank Allan S
Reviewed January 22, 2017

BAM has done it again: a production so riveting, so emotional, passionate and disturbing in its story telling, that I feel compelled to urge all you theatre-goers out there to make it a must-see during its all too brief limited engagement. The play in question...More

Thank Mike902
Reviewed November 29, 2016

Has been years since I attended a concert, but to my recollection this was a great venue to listen to any form of music, whether it be jazz or classical, had a warm and inviting feel to it. So glad that it has been restored...More

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed November 11, 2016

The fact that the recent Jonah Bokaer dance premiere was performed at the BAM Opera House made it a synesthetically unique New York City experience. Even the opening vision of moonlight slanting down through smoke, viewed by the snazzy audience kitted out for a gala...More

Thank VKMc
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Sonichka11
How safe is it for a single person to take the subway from BAM Harvey Theatre on Fulton at night after a show around 11pm at night? In particular I'm looking at the Dekalb Ave station. I would assume after a show it's fairly safe because of the number of other people who will presumably be taking the subway.
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Response from jjjjjjjNyc | Reviewed this property |
Totally safe. The Fulton station only has F/G trains but Atlantic station is 1 block away. DeKalb is also fine. Good luck and enjoy!
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