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Boulton Center for the Performing Arts

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Great Community Theater

The staff is great. The venue is cozy. No bad seats. Great experience. This is a great place to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Greg H
Nice Venue

This is a small theater in the heart of down town Bay Shore. Every seat is a good seat. Good sound... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Dan D
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“comedy show”(3 reviews)
“no bad seats”(3 reviews)
“long island”(4 reviews)
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37 W Main St, Bay Shore, NY 11706-8307
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 24 September 2012

small room, close and presonal, very nice place to see a show. It's clean and quite comfortable, Parking a breeze

1  Thank Salvatore M
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 5 February 2014

Don't know why top artists stop to perform here. The layout is like a junior high school auditorium. The seats are super uncomfortable with no arm room. They charge you an arm and a leg, and then the "managers" of the place stand on the...More

3  Thank B H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff is great. The venue is cozy. No bad seats. Great experience. This is a great place to see a concert or a comedy show. Easy access to food and parking.

Thank Greg H
Reviewed 3 October 2018

This is a small theater in the heart of down town Bay Shore. Every seat is a good seat. Good sound pleasant environment. Before or after you can get something to eat or drink nearby.

Thank Dan D
Reviewed 28 August 2018

My Husband and I have been attending shows at the Bolton Center for many years now, and the caliber of artists are amazing and the price of a ticket is reasonable.

Thank ldemetres
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Quaint restored old time theater ,plenty of good shows have been seen there , also a mecca local eateries .

Thank DavidT1041
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

The Bolton Center for the performing arts is a great local Long Island venue for live entertainment. We have seen a few performances here. The lighting and seating are good wherever you sit and parking is easy.

Thank lollygal
Reviewed 21 March 2017

I have seen a number of performers here... the venue is great, small and more intimate than NYC and the value for the money is very good.

Thank Travel-and-EatReview
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Great night of blues. Love live music there's nothing else like it. Quaint venue nestled in the heart of Bayshore. Perfect night out.

Thank LongIslandGiirl
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Great local place to see a live show. All seating is good and all of the folks who work here are great. Saw Gary Hoey and Buster Poindexter. Both were on fire !!!! Also great place to eat close by.

Thank Daniel L
Reviewed 14 September 2016

My wife, numerous friends and I have attended numerous performances at this arts center. We have always enjoyed each event, as all seats are very comfortable while giving you a completely unobstructed view of the stage. The perfectly balanced sound system adds to the pleasure...More

Thank Corey55
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Good food. Casual atmosphere. The bartenders tend to serve the younger crowd but other than that good place to watch any sporting events there are tvs everywhere!!

Thank winderfylwrndy
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