The 7 Best Binoculars For Theater

Updated January 01, 2019 by Joseph Perry

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We spent 26 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top choices for this wiki. Have your seats ever been so far back that you can't make out the details in the costumes or set, much less the expressions on the actors' faces? Next time you go to the opera or take in a Broadway show, make sure you have a pair of these theater binoculars with you. Many are designed with a wide field of view specifically for performance arts, so you can take in the whole stage. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best binocular for theater on Amazon.

7. Wingspan Feather

6. Pentax Papilio II

5. LaScala Optics Iolanta

4. Aomekie Mini

3. ESSLNB Compact

2. Bushnell Xtra-Wide

1. Levenhuk Broadway 325F

Editor's Notes

December 31, 2018: While there are very many compact binoculars that would be easy to take to theater events, they often have magnification of 8 or more, which is more powerful than desirable for theater. Our selections are mostly in the 3-to-5 power range, which is recommended for theater so that you can take in more of the action without having to move the binoculars around.


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Last updated on January 01, 2019 by Joseph Perry

Fed up with crowding on the east coast, Joe fled for the open spaces. He now lives in the intermountain west where he stays busy with work, children, and grandchildren. When he's not writing or researching, he's probably hiking in the desert or skiing in the mountains.


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