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Brooklyn Academy of Music

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Brooklyn Academy of Music

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30 Lafayette Ave Peter Jay Sharp Building, Brooklyn, NY 11217-1486
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Fulton StNew York City Subway3 min
Atlantic Ave – Barclays CenterNew York City Subway4 min
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Explore your favorite NYC attractions for one low price with this New York City Explorer Pass. Choose how many attractions you want to visit—up to 10—and enjoy visits to landmarks like the Statue of Liberty and Top of the Rock Observatory, and activities such as a Madison Square Garden tour or Brooklyn bike tour. Sightsee the city with ease during a hop-on hop-off bus tour, or choose a sightseeing cruise. <br><br>Please note: Enjoy the extra flexibility in case your travel plans need to change: All passes are valid for two years from purchase date and only become activated with your first attraction visit. After activation your pass will be valid for 60 days and/or the remaining number of attraction choices purchased.
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157henk157 wrote a review Apr 2020
Riehen, Switzerland206 contributions170 helpful votes
The BAM is nostalgic in itself, but watching the 30th anniversary of the release of Spike Lee’s 1989 masterpiece, “Do the Right Thing in this iconic building on a hot summer day together with the locals from Brooklyn was an experience in itself. Great atmosphere thanks to the people and the building.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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SuzyQu15 wrote a review Jan 2020
Brooklyn, New York1,240 contributions334 helpful votes
BAM hosts a variety of performances, both live theatre and dance as well as movies. I have seen The Nutcracker ballet, many movies and ballet shows and most recently, “Medea” at the affiliated Harvey Sharp theatre a block away. The performances by Rose Byrne and Bobby Cannavale were riveting. Highly recommend checking out what’s playing. Located in downtown Brooklyn near Barclays Center and convenient to subway and bus.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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jvm wrote a review Dec 2019
New York City, New York90 contributions33 helpful votes
The Brooklyn Academy of Music, which is one of New York's greatest cultural treasures, is easier to reach than it might like to visitors. Nearly all subway lines have a nearby stop, and BAM's signs burn brightly at night. BAM is now hosting its glorious Next Wave Festival to which many of the world's most innovative and talented performers are invited. We saw the Barber Shop Chronicles from Africa--superb dancing and wonderful dialogue, though the accents were sometimes tough for us.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Tony B wrote a review Sep 2019
Manchester, United Kingdom40 contributions22 helpful votes
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I came to see Madonna play her only intimate tour, which opened at BAM and what an experience! The entrance and staff initially were very friendly, open to questions and chatting and made everyone feel welcome, despite an unusual experience due to the nature of the show. The interior of the building has been designed beatifully, upstairs has three massive windows which looks like LED clocks and a large curved roof, with the bars on the right hand side, and entrance to the auditorium on the left. The auditorium is split into three levels, all on a gradual incline, so if everyone is seated there is likely not a bad seat in the house, however in the orchestra, it appears that rows D-I have boxes above them that may restrict some views if sat at the very ends of the rows. The sound for this production was fantastic for a theatre, sadly we were not allowed to take pictures so I cannot show the interior of the venue. If there was another show on here next time I visit I would not hesitate to go. It is about a 10 minutes walk from the subway back to Manhattan too, so easy to get to.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Janet C wrote a review Jul 2019
Washington DC, District of Columbia87 contributions38 helpful votes
As an arts venue, the Brooklyn Academy of Music is among the most valuable resources in the world. It brings to the NY metropolitan area a carefully curated selection of theater, dance, film, and other types of performances from all over the world. I live four hours away from the BAM and travel to it as frequently as I can.
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Date of experience: November 2018
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