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The World's 1st theater Built for Jazz.

Built only back in 2004, and after years of deliberation by NYC, New York State, and... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2017
Boston, Massachusetts
Loved the theater and performance

This was my first visit to the Rose Theater and I enjoyed it very much. When we exited from the... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2017
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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33 W 60th St, Lincoln Center, New York City, NY 10023-7905
+1 212-258-9535
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

The Rose Theater is a beautiful magical venue for live jazz and opera performances. It is an NYC experience that rivals none.

Thank lollygal
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Built only back in 2004, and after years of deliberation by NYC, New York State, and representatives of the arts, it was decided that this world class unique theater would be designed and built specifically for Jazz performances. But to intensify the acoustical design challenge...More

1  Thank MusicalTraveler
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

It was an event we couldn't pass up: an opera based on "Angels in America," performed by the reconstituted New York City Opera. We were excited to have secured first-row seats, all the better to see the action onstage. But the titles were projected very...More

Thank Dobbstraveler
Reviewed 22 February 2017

This was my first visit to the Rose Theater and I enjoyed it very much. When we exited from the elevator, the directions were very confusing and the ushers not very helpful, but once we were seated, things went much better. Sight lines from the...More

Thank TravelFan48105
Reviewed 15 February 2017

A friend and I went to see Diane Reeves in this theater. It is in Lincoln Center on the 4th floor. You take an elevator near where the box office is located and the elevators can get really crowded=a lot of people trying to cram...More

Thank EnjoyTraveling64
Reviewed 29 July 2016

This is one of the best theatres I have seen. The set up, acoustics, layout, and ambiance is brilliant. If you can afford to set up front and you will be mesmerised. I loved the Merchant of Venice.

Thank Kaataan
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We've attended a couple of jazz performance is here, and the acoustics are excellent. Next time we will try to get the box seats suggested by another reviewer. Tonight we saw a splendid performance of "The Merchant of Venice" by William Shakespeare. Jonathan Pryce: "If...More

Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 3 April 2016

This is one of the most beautiful settings for America's music. Actually, it is the only performance venue of its kind for jazz. I highly recommend sitting in the box seats (number 1, seat 1 and 2) for a perfect center, unobstructed view.

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Don Giovanni, in a wonderful staged concert version. Great singers and musicians!