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Beautiful setting --- great shows

This is a great building --- an environment -- the performance area is great --- not a bad seat in... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
Janee G
Florence + The Machine at the BAM

Came here to see Florence and the Machine on Monday Night. Lets start with the venue-BEAUTIFUL... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2018
Joy N
Richmond, Virginia
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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.
30 Lafayette Ave, Peter Jay Sharp Building, Brooklyn, NY 11217-1486
+1 718-636-4100
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

This is a great building --- an environment -- the performance area is great --- not a bad seat in the house and the little food area is a lovely place to sit and munch before and after --- enjoy the show.

Thank Janee G
Reviewed 27 May 2018

I live in New Jersey and a month ago I purchased two tickets costing $300 to see Long Days Journey into Night. The webpage for the play did not reveal that on the same day as my performance BAM would be hosting an African Dance...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2018

Came here to see Florence and the Machine on Monday Night. Lets start with the venue-BEAUTIFUL venue, GREAT acoustics, very orderly and nice ushers. Coat check for only $1 CASH-make sure you have cash-as they dont take credit for coat check. Drinks are VERY strong-but...More

Thank Joy N
Reviewed 15 May 2018

This renovated turn of the previous century theater (the Majestic) is used by the BAM for their major play performances rather than dance, opera, or classical music events (which are generally held at their main menu a 5 minute walk away). It's on Fulton Street...More

Thank Zoom_Gotti
Reviewed 23 April 2018

BAM Harvey is a stage venue in the BAM complex in Downtown Brooklyn. Just off the Q line at the De Kalb stop. Very close to the Atlantic Terminal and the Barclays Center. It is a renovated old theater from 1904. We saw "King Lear"...More

1  Thank seanworc
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Rush to buy tickets to see this import in-tact from Britain's RSC (Royal Shakespeare Company) before 28 April. It's a must-see with Antony Sher, who gives a stunning portrayal of Lear and wonderful ensemble who fill the stage with superb acting and direction by Gregory...More

Thank Mike902
Reviewed 25 March 2018

We love BAM whether it be for music, theater or performance. Today we saw a production of Julius Caesar which was a live broadcast of a production staged in London. We have enjoyed theater and opera in live broadcasts.

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

We had the privilege of attending a performance of outstanding opera, Bangsokol: A Requiem to Cambodia at BAM. The opera is,indeed, a requiem for the native Cambodian ភាសាខ្មែរ people. It’s a poignant memorial to the nearly 3 million Cambodians murdered by the Khmer Rouge. The...More

Thank DrKatieRN
Reviewed 28 October 2017

I have been here several times to shows and events in some of the smaller venues that comprise BAM, but this was my first time in the Opera House for a tour. It's a magnificent place with a fascinating story and it offers some really...More

1  Thank NyLynne
Reviewed 18 October 2017

I love to go to BAM. We went to de the premier broadcast of the Metropolitan Opera live broadcast of Norma. It was almost as good as going to the Met. BAM has much to offer and is a beautiful facility. If you haven't been...More

Thank Peter F
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2 December 2017|
Response from Peter F | Reviewed this property |
There are lots across from Barclays. I try to find a meter on Atlantic Avenue but it depends on how much time is needed as some meters have time limits.
Sonya M
22 January 2016|
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!