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Best smallish venue in NYC.

The Beacon has always been the best smallish (~3000 seats) theatre in Manhattan -- maybe anywhere... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
North Caldwell, New Jersey

This theatre is stunning. Great views and sound no matter where you sit. Plentiful and well-staffed... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cecily B
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2124 Broadway, New York City, NY 10023-1746
Upper West Side
+1 212-465-6225
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Beacon has always been the best smallish (~3000 seats) theatre in Manhattan -- maybe anywhere -- because of its intimate atmosphere and excellent design (not a bad seat in the house) -- but it got even better after its phenomenal renovation about 10 years...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This theatre is stunning. Great views and sound no matter where you sit. Plentiful and well-staffed bars/concessions on each level. They get great acts too. I always enjoy seeing shows here.

Thank Cecily B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to see some friends of mine perform at this venue earlier this year. You just can't match this old style and flair like the Beacon. So much history and authenticity based in nostalgia at this location. Staff was very kind in helping find...More

Thank Jeff B
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Great venue, special band. Very easy to access. Never a bad seat. Sound is perfect. Prices are not crazy and the venue does a good job making sure things flow.

Thank Prolineone
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

I have always remembered the Beacon Theatre as a special place since seeing a Styx concert there back in the late 1990s. That night, I sat in the upper balcony and was amazed by both the sound quality and the view of the stage. In...More

Thank KosherTraveller2011
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

This is an old theatre on the Upper West Side. I can't say I've ever had a bad seat here, all shows were in the front row.

Thank sushiguy79
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This is really a lovely theatre. It is accessible to great restaurants, parks and transportation. You truly can see from any seat. It's beautifully decorated. We loved it.

Thank Randi J
Reviewed 18 June 2018

went to see Jackson Browne. theatre located on Upper west side of Manhattan near Lincoln center plenty of subways use public trans parking is tough greAT ACOUSTICS FUN TIME DEFINITELY RECOMMMEND

Thank James N
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

It's a smaller theater but nice because very sets is good. The seats themselves are very small that's the only complaint. Staff was friendly and helpful and the acoustics for our concert were great!

Thank bkibler26
Reviewed 5 June 2018

The venue published tickets for April 21, 2018 7PM show that said the doors would close at 7PM and I am elderly and got there early to make sure I didn't miss the closing of the doors. Well, they didn't even open the doors until...More

Thank farris41
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Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the
Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a
quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of
downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the
city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the
American Museum of Natural History, which has been
welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for
over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center,
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24 May 2018|
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Response from eldon pwwka c | Reviewed this property |
Beacon is all assigned seating as far as I know. I have never heard of General. I fear it may be in the nosebleeds.
16 May 2018|
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Response from Dawn828591 | Reviewed this property |
Around the corner.
Danielle W
29 March 2018|
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Response from eldon pwwka c | Reviewed this property |
No you won’t