BAM Howard Gilman Opera House

Row 1

30 Lafayette Ave (btwn Ashland Pl. & St Felix St.)
Brooklyn, NY 11217
(718) 634-4100

Foursquare Tips

  • Mezzanine or Balcony seat? Sit back in your seat like a proper homo sapiens. Sightlines here are such that the idiots who hunch forward like apes totally block the view of everyone behind them.
  • Did you know BAM won a Village Voice Obie Award forAs You Like It in 2010? Can't wait for this year's ceremony!
  • Become a member, and you'll have better seats or first crack with the tickets
  • Coolest opera house I've been to. In general shows at BAM are half the price and twice as good as most things in manhattan. Get more BAM for your buck
  • Wearing a hat? Consider taking it off for the performance.
  • If you're in the nosebleeds, elective amputation may let you fit in the seats better.
  • If sitting in left or right balcony bring a sweater/scarf....the A/c vents are blasting to keep the whole place warm. Even the men in front of me had jackets on with hoods up!
  • Beautiful space and the Anthony Bourdain standup was fabulous
  • Weird performance
  • The film membership for two is a great deal. See all the first release films with a guest all year.
  • If seeing a foreign language opera, avoid sitting on the outside seats of the 4th and 5th orchestra rows... You will not be able to see the translation screen!
  • Looking forward to seeing Misty Copeland in The Nutcracker next week.
  • Dance shows
  • Get there early to find parking.
  • What a beautiful performance art centre, in Brooklyn. Gorgeous architecture and live music cafe upstairs.
  • Great little theatre.
  • Beautiful opera house. Saw wordless music here and the sound was incredible.
  • Very pretty theater. Got an "obstructed view" seat that wasn't obstructed at all. Reeeeeally minimal leg room tho.
  • live music and ballet
  • Amazing theater.