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Vivian Beaumont Theater
Vivian Beaumont Theater

Vivian Beaumont Theater

The Vivian Beaumont Theater is part of the must-see Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. Known for staging reasonably priced, Tony Award-winning shows, the Beaumont Theater is an ideal setting for you to experience one of New York's greatest artistic traditions: the Broadway musical.

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Lincoln Center Theater, 150 W 65th St, New York City, New York, 10023

The Basics

The best way to experience the Beaumont is at a show. Because performances are popular, you should book a ticket in advance to secure a seat and to avoid busy box office lines. With multiple shows offered each season, plan ahead to choose a show that fits your taste and budget. To see Lincoln Center on a tour, join a citywide sightseeing tour, many of which travel along Broadway and pass the world-renowned institution.

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Things to Know Before You Go

  • Theater lovers shouldn't miss a show at the Vivian Beaumont Theater, offering the only thrust stage on Broadway.

  • Accessible seating is offered on the orchestra level, but not the mezzanine.

  • Assistive listening devices are available at the concessions bar in the theater's lobby.

  • Dress up not down—though you can wear jeans and sneakers, expect to feel out of place in shorts and flip-flops.

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How to Get There

The easiest way to reach the Vivian Beaumont Theater is by subway. Take the 1 to 66th Street - Lincoln Center. Alternatively, take the M104 bus, which runs along Broadway and makes stops near Lincoln Center. But, if you take the bus, expect to hit traffic during rush hour.

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When to Get There

Shows at the Vivian Beaumont Theater are usually staged almost every day, year-round. Two performances are typically offered on Wednesday and Saturday, and on Sunday you can expect one matinee performance. If you plan to attend a weekend performance, or if you want to see a premier, expect a busy theater and hard-to-find tickets. Since the Tony Awards are in June, tickets in July tend to be more easily available.

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Exploring Columbus Circle

Just a few blocks down Broadway is the intersection known as Columbus Circle. To visit some high-end boutiques and dine in style, check out Time Warner Center, a shopping hub at the southwest corner of Central Park packed with restaurants, bars, and clothing stores. Find everything from Michelin-starred eateries to designer shops. During the holiday season, be sure to stop by the Columbus Circle Holiday Market—the perfect place to pick up a handmade souvenir.

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Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
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