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The Forum Theater

226 Washington St, Binghamton, NY 13901-2715
+1 607-778-2480
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Not a bad seat

There is not a bad seat in the whole theater. There are many great shows, but the bathroom lines... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lis6al
via mobile
Great views from everywhere

Went to see Grammy winning jazz bassist Esperanza Spalding recently. Nice old theatre with great... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Rich Z
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Syracuse, New York, United States
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The theater houses the largest Serling display in town.
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good55%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“nice venue” (3 reviews)
“older theater” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
226 Washington St, Binghamton, NY 13901-2715
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+1 607-778-2480
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"beautiful theatre"
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"great place to see a show"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There is not a bad seat in the whole theater. There are many great shows, but the bathroom lines are lengthy at intermissions as they are small and dated. Limited conscession area and the seats are decently comfortable, but do not accommodate larger sizes well.

Thank Lis6al
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to see Grammy winning jazz bassist Esperanza Spalding recently. Nice old theatre with great sight lines from virtually every seat in the house. Not as ornate as some old theatres I have been at but very nice and kept clean. Nice friendly staff and...More

Thank Rich Z
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

The Forum is an old movie theater that nonetheless actually has fly space for stage shows. The acoustics are very good--in fact my preferred seats for concerts are at the rear of the orchestra section. A recent Binghamton Philharmonic concert was a real treat because...More

Thank Leo C
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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

We have frequented the Forum now on several occasions and i love coming here. I love older, beautiful architecture and this place has it. It is large enough to accommodate 1,500 people and the sound is nice within the theatre. Seating is spacious enough to...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2018

A very nice venue for Broome County. well maintained, plenty of parking close to venue. Comfortable seating with a decent slope to maintain good visibility to stage. Very Good acoustics. A nice reception area for having a drink prior to an event

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

employees very polite and helpful in every aspect in seating you. Seats were comfortable. drinks were reasonable as was the snacks. Parking was not so easy to find but street parking is available.

Thank otto m
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

This is a nice small theatre...old building. For the most part, it is kept up, but some areas are showing some wear.

Thank sumrbabe21
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

The facility retains its old charm with newer seating. Staff make it easy to find your seat. A nice night out.

Thank higgja61
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Reviewed 27 April 2017

We have visited this theater multiple times in the past, the last time to watch Brian Regan (comedian). It is a beautiful theater with good sound acoustics, comfortable seats and makes for a very pleasant experience. Parking can be somewhat of a pain if you...More

Thank Willof72
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Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

First time at this theater. We were very pleased to find convient parking just a block or so away and it was only $5.00. The staff were very helpful with finding your seats and the show "The Illusionists" was amazing. We would definitely go back...More

Thank Lisa M
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