Beacon Theatre 2124 Broadway at W 74th Street
Beacon Theatre is a historic theater venue that is on the National Register of Historic Places. Originally opened in 1929 as a movie palace and vaudeville theater, the Beacon became a major NYC concert venue starting in the 1970s. Today, the 2800 person capacity theater offers all kinds of live music and entertainment. The venue has a rich musical history, with the Allman Brothers Band playing over 200 shows there, including their last show. The Allman Brothers also recorded a live album at the theater called Peekin’ at the Beacon. Many TV shows and specials film here, including the Tony Awards. The Opulent interior boasts high ceilings and elaborate gilded moldings and details. You can catch all kinds of entertainment at this theatre, including major comedy acts and popular headline musical acts. Grab a ticket online or at the box office to check out this landmark NYC venue.