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New York City Center Theater

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Alvin Ailey

The theater is very beautiful and confortable with space for legs The venue was marvelous for the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
fabrice75116
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Paris, France
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Alvin Ailey 60th Anniversary

This was my first dance performance at NYC Center Theater. The place is beautiful! I really... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ciararivera
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Bamako, Mali
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Legendary live theatre venue known for presenting contemporary dramas.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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131 W 55th St, Between 6th and 7th, New York City, NY 10019-5306
Midtown
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The theater is very beautiful and confortable with space for legs The venue was marvelous for the 60th anniversary I recommend this theater and also the Alvin Ailey company Don t come too earlier to the theater just 30 min because the place before doors...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first dance performance at NYC Center Theater. The place is beautiful! I really enjoyed the Alvin Ailey 60th Anniversary Performance. I picked a matinee with Revelations because that is one of my all time favorite pieces. The theater is has comfortable seating....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ciararivera
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Diversity was on full display for my latest visit to City Center. Alvin Aliey has become a diverse and inclusive dance company. The audience and house staff are diverse. Diversity extends to the choice of restrooms. City Center is offering an exciting, diverse series of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went because my daughter is into dancing. We got the tickets last minute with me calling the box office. For the performance, I thought the tickets were high (x3 balcony $200 total) but it was New York. The dancing was good but short. Intermissions...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Nursequita
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great venue! Beautiful and comfortable. Our seats were Center Orchestra in Row F and perfect for the performance. Ladies room needs more stalls - hah!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Linda M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

New York City Center has played a defining role in the cultural life of the City since 1943 when it was founded by Mayor Fiorello La Guardia. The 75th Anniversary Season (2018 – 2019) pays tribute to this rich history and celebrates the institution’s singular...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Larry C
Reviewed 15 November 2018

New York City Center is celebrating its 75th season. The historic venue that has seen many important premieres and companies has been refurbished and is a lovely space on three levels. The ceiling and wall decorative elements are superb. For a recent performance I sat...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TravelFan48105
Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

Lovely place to participate in Balanchine commemoration. Quality of show was exceptional, expensive though, but on this occasion worth it.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lilly062
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

NYC is the centre of entertainment. There are so many theatres. You need to go to at least one! #artimitatinglife

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank akitong91
Reviewed 8 November 2018

We experienced the celebration of Balanchine's years at City Center on the first night of the five night extravaganza (Oct 31 to Nov4 2018). Three different ballet companies (Miami City Ballet, the Mariinsky Ballet, and the New York City Ballet) performed that night. The audience...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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rdenn2017
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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.
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