The cast performs at Dancing with the Stars: Live! Tour at the Beacon Theatre
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The Beacon Theatre

Updated by Pat Dorri on February 22 2024

Historic Venue for Live Performances in NYC's Upper West Side.

Address: 2124 Broadway, New York, NY 10023, United States

The black marquee outside the Beacon Theatre with notice of its new Sphere Immersive Sound System.
You can expect a top quality show when you visit the renowned Beacon Theatre.
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💲 Ticket prices vary by show

👩‍🦽 Wheelchair accessible

🍽️ Concessions available during events

🚽 Public Restrooms

Where can I find The Beacon Theatre?

The Beacon Theater is located on Broadway in the Upper West Side of Manhattan. It's an iconic venue known for hosting a wide range of live performances, including concerts, comedy shows, and special events.

Why should I visit The Beacon Theatre?

Visiting The Beacon Theater is an opportunity to experience entertainment in one of New York City's most historic and acoustically acclaimed venues, offering an intimate setting for performances by renowned artists.

What are the opening hours at The Beacon Theatre?

General box office opening hours

Monday: 11am - 7pm

Tuesday: 11am - 7pm

Wednesday: 11am - 7pm

Thursday: 11am - 7pm

Friday: 11am - 7pm

Saturday: 11am - 7pm

Sunday: Closed

Opening hours of the venue are varied based on shows and performances.

Closures and holidays

The Beacon Theatre is open throughout the year. To confirm shows and times please check the official website.

 Sheryl Crow performs a the Beacon Theatre in New York City as part of Love Rocks NYC benefit concert
Grab a ticket early and you might be in with a chance of seeing some famous faces!
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Where should I park when visiting The Beacon Theatre?

Parking is available at nearby garages. Given its Upper West Side location, public transportation is a convenient option.

Is The Beacon Theatre accessible by public transportation?

Yes, The Beacon Theatre is easily accessible by the 1, 2, 3 subway lines, as well as several bus routes, making it convenient for visitors from across the city.

When is the best time to visit The Beacon Theatre?

Although it's a great place to visit and admire in itself, The Beacon Theatre is best to visit to watch a performance!

Booking tickets in advance is recommended due to the popularity of events.

What are the best things to see near The Beacon Theatre?

There are plenty of great places close to The Beacon Theatre to also explore. Here are some favorites.

  • Central Park - A short walk away, offering a peaceful escape with its vast green spaces.
  • Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts - Home to the Metropolitan Opera, New York Philharmonic, and leading arts organizations.
  • American Museum of Natural History - Found just a few blocks away, it's one of the world's largest and most celebrated museums.
Visitors enjoying the interior of American Museum of Natural History’s Milstein Hall of Ocean Life, with 94 ft long blue whale model
Extend your cultural fix with a visit to nearby American Museum of Natural History.
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Common questions about The Beacon Theater

At The Beacon Theatre you can expect an intimate entertainment experience, with exceptional acoustics and historic Art Deco elegance. Here is what else you can find here.

Is The Beacon Theatre accessible to those with lower mobility?

✔️ Yes, The Beacon Theatre provides accessibility for guests with disabilities, including wheelchair seating.

❗ Arriving early is recommended to allow time for security screening.

Is The Beacon Theatre free to enter?

❌ No, tickets must be purchased for events at The Beacon Theatre. Prices vary depending on the performance.

Is The Beacon Theatre pet-friendly?

❌ No, pets are not allowed, except for service animals at The Beacon Theatre.

Is The Beacon Theatre child-friendly?

✔️ Yes, The Beacon Theatre is child-friendly, although some performances may be more suitable for children than others.

Is The Beacon Theatre a year-round attraction?

✔️ Yes, The Beacon Theatre hosts events throughout the year.

Are refreshments available at The Beacon Theatre?

✔️ Yes, concessions are available during events at The Beacon Theatre.

Are there restrooms at The Beacon Theatre?

✔️ Yes, public restrooms are available for visitors at The Beacon Theatre,

What else is useful to know before I visit The Beacon Theatre

The Beacon Theatre has a strict no cameras or recording policy for most performances.
Exterior of The Beacon Theatre, with signs promoting Jerry Seinfeld performance and bright canopy lights.
Sold out performances of top performers can be expected at this fabulous venue.

Where to stay near The Beacon Theatre

There are plenty of great hotel options in Upper West Side Manhattan to head back to after a fabulous performance at The Beacon Theatre.