We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

New York City Center Theater

131 W 55th St, Between 6th and 7th, New York City, NY 10019-5306
+1 212-581-1212
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Huge, comfortable venue

Had my first visit to NY City Center and was very impressed. Comfy seats in a huge venue! Visited... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2018
D L
,
Texas
Amazing venue for dance

First off - the building is amazing! Beautiful workmanship lovingly preserved. Sat in the balcony... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2018
jimmylongoria
,
Stillwater, Minnesota
Read all 78 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Overview
More
Legendary live theatre venue known for presenting contemporary dramas.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
131 W 55th St, Between 6th and 7th, New York City, NY 10019-5306
Midtown
CONTACT
Website
+1 212-581-1212
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around New York City
from US$135.35
More Info
from US$98.75
More Info
Wicked on Broadway
198 Reviews
from US$126.31
More Info
from US$98.75
More Info
Write a ReviewReviews (78)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"sight lines"
in 3 reviews
"comfortable seats"
in 3 reviews
"dance company"
in 2 reviews
"orchestra"
in 7 reviews
"play"
in 12 reviews
"actors"
in 7 reviews
"concert"
in 5 reviews
"revolutions"
in 3 reviews
"tickets"
in 8 reviews
"acoustics"
in 3 reviews
"nyc"
in 8 reviews
"elevator"
in 3 reviews
"floor"
in 3 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 71 reviews

Reviewed 14 May 2018

Had my first visit to NY City Center and was very impressed. Comfy seats in a huge venue! Visited twice this trip and sat in balcony once and mezzanine the second time...both had great views. Pricing for my event was very affordable, balcony seating was...More

Thank D L
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 27 April 2018

First off - the building is amazing! Beautiful workmanship lovingly preserved. Sat in the balcony for Acosta Danza and it was absolutely perfect. The box office staff at the theater is amazingly helpful (not so much the phone people - skip them if you can...More

Thank jimmylongoria
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 6 April 2018

I went to see the play "Party Face" this evening at the New York City Center Theater because I wanted to see Haley Mills, whom I adore. The play was wonderful if you ever get to see it again. The theater was intimate and I...More

Thank Justin W
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

My first time at New York City Center for Flamenco festival and loved the theater. Beautiful and unique decor in the historic building, comfortable sitting, good acoustics. All seats in orchestra, including second floor, are very good. There are elevators, staff is friendly and halls...More

Thank ldjs
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Love the work they do here. Saw Brigadoon. Staff couldn't have been kinder. Worth the investment to be a City Center member and get early access to tix.

Thank Helen W
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

We visited nyc to experience Times Square and a show or two,Wicked and Kinky 👢 We participated in a guided tour of the 9/11 memorial and museum. And we also took the opportunity to visit the one World Trade Center. Lunch on floor 100 was...More

Thank WLR3d
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 11 February 2018

Came here to watch Part Face. Not expecting too much be the show was funny, touching and very well done by all five women that were in the show. Good crowd came out this night and I’m sure all went home happy with coming out...More

Thank Wewilldoit
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Party Face is sublime it is naming of the play, and you will see why after you see the show. The actors are great, polished, and come across real and sincere. It is up close and personal theater, it is funny, touching, and heart warming....More

Thank NickellFamilyTravel
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Came for dance, skip that. This is a beautiful theater with gilded moldings, aqua blue Moorish domes and lovely chandeliers. Come feast your eyes.

Thank Beth S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

The theater is big but the elevator to the 5th floor is impossibly slow. So if you’re in the balcony, get there in plenty of time. We saw the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and it was high energy, very professional and beautifully done thanks...More

Thank Feenixwest
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Midtown
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
...More
Nearby HotelsSee all 480 hotels in New York City
The Blakely New York
1,555 reviews
.05 km away
Carnegie Hotel
167 reviews
.08 km away
The Hilton Club - New York
745 reviews
.08 km away
Parker New York
5,946 reviews
.09 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Indian Accent
377 reviews
.07 km away
Estiatorio Milos
1,300 reviews
.07 km away
Dean and Deluca
222 reviews
.06 km away
Souvlaki Gr
234 reviews
.11 km away
Nearby Attractions
Love Sculpture
616 reviews
.15 km away
Carnegie Hall
751 reviews
.14 km away
Carnegie Club
180 reviews
.06 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
rdenn2017
14 April 2017|
Answer
Response from Devorah33851 | Reviewed this property |
Ouch, they are pretty far back but if that's all you can get and you want to see her, just bring binoculars.
0
Votes