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New York City Ballet (NYCB)

20 Lincoln Center Plz, David H. Koch Theater, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts complex, New York City, NY 10023-6913
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20 Lincoln Center Plz, David H. Koch Theater, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts complex, New York City, NY 10023-6913
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I have been going for years to the NYC ballet and they have never failed to impress. Beautiful costumes and set and lovely choreography.More

Thank KaucasianAsian
NYC_Ballet, Director of Sales at New York City Ballet (NYCB), responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi KaucasianAsian, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your experience at New York City Ballet! It is fantastic to hear that you find that we never fail to impress and that you continue to visit us year after year. Thank...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

If this had been a High School pageant, it would have been great. However...this low level of dancing ability...at Lincoln Center? The music was wonderful, and the setting (the David Koch Theater) was incredible. Backdrops, costumes and effects were absolutely first rate. ....and then there...More

Thank deanc706
NYC_Ballet, Director of Sales at New York City Ballet (NYCB), responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi deanc706, We sincerely appreciate your taking the time to share your experience with the TripAdvisor community, and we're sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your experience at The Nutcracker. It is great to know that you found our orchestra to be wonderful and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is truly a Christmas gift. The story is well told - without words. The dancers are unbelievable and the costuming spectacular. Don't miss this.More

Thank BobtheBuilder39
NYC_Ballet, Director of Sales at New York City Ballet (NYCB), responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi BobtheBuilder39, Thank you very much for attending a performance of The Nutcracker and for taking the time to share your experience on Trip Advisor. We are thrilled to hear that you consider our production to be something that can't be missed and that you...More

Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely, elegant dancing that always enchants. Even the ballets that are not famous are excellently choreographed and superbly danced. Went to three this trip and all were terrific. A Stravinsky presentation was fabulous with creative costumes that enthralled. The rest of the ballets were not...More

Thank ELLEN L
NYC_Ballet, Director of Sales at New York City Ballet (NYCB), responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Hi Ellen L, Thank you very much for attending three performances of New York City Ballet! We are thrilled to hear that you found our dancing to be superb and world-class. We sincerely appreciate your patronage and look forward to having the opportunity to welcome...More

Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Very glad to have the opportunity to see the nycb. The performamces were simply incredible. And Also the theater was. Wow!

Thank Serenata2014
NYC_Ballet, Director of Sales at New York City Ballet (NYCB), responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Hi Serenata2014, Thank you very much for your kind review! We are thrilled to hear that you found the performances to be incredible and that you were impressed by our theater. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with the TripAdvisor community.

Reviewed 30 August 2017

We booked to see The Nutcracker on 28th December after reading reviews - our first ever ballet! The theatre is beautiful & the dancers were fantastic. We all really enjoyed it and loved how Christmassy it made us feel. Would recommend to everyone.More

Thank Lynseydear
NYC_Ballet, Director of Sales at New York City Ballet (NYCB), responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Hi Lynseydear, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review of your first ballet experience! We are so honored that you chose to make New York City Ballet's production of the Nutcracker your foray into the ballet world. Thank you again...More

Reviewed 23 July 2017

We saw a wonderful performance of Jewels last night, Emeralds danced by the Paris Opera Ballet, Rubies by the New York City Ballet, and Diamonds by the Bolshoi Ballet. I was lucky enough to see on of the first performances of this ballet 50 years...More

Thank robcurtross
NYC_Ballet, Director of Sales at New York City Ballet (NYCB), responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Hi robcurtross, Thank you very much for attending the performance of Jewels and for taking the time to write a review. We are thrilled to read that you found the production to be as fresh and exciting as it was the first time you saw...More

Reviewed 18 March 2017

Just took my daughter (11) to see Sleeping Beauty. The ballet was fantastic, although the performance was 3 hours long! The intermission was about 15 minutes, so I thought it was a bit much. But, of course, the staging, dancing, costumes, music were enchanting. Lincoln...More

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NYC_Ballet, Director of Sales at New York City Ballet (NYCB), responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2017

Hi GlobalStaci, We sincerely appreciate your kind review and thank you for attending a performance at New York City Ballet. We are delighted to read that you brought your daughter to a performance and that you found it to be fantastic. We agree with you...More

Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Went to see All Balanchine show and it was such a dream come true. Seeing such a perfect choreography in this amazing setting was a great experience.More

1  Thank Ghidusha
NYC_Ballet, Director of Sales at New York City Ballet (NYCB), responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2017

Hi Ghidusha, We sincerely appreciate your taking the time to review your visit to New York City Ballet, and are thrilled to hear that you found the All Balanchine performance to be a dream come true. It is an honor to hear that you consider...More

Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I've been away for too long. Used to know all the dancers in the Co. New faces, new generation. I attended a performance of Sleeping Beauty last Sunday. The production is beautiful, faithful to Petipa. Full of dancing children. The audience was full of Little...More

Thank Sarushkaya
NYC_Ballet, Director of Sales at New York City Ballet (NYCB), responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2017

Hi Sarushkaya, Thank you very much for attending a performance of NYCB's Sleeping Beauty and for taking the time to write a review. We are thrilled to hear that you returned after having been away and that you plan to attend future performances. It is...More

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quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of
downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the
city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the
American Museum of Natural History, which has been
welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for
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Leanne C
18 November 2017|
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Response from NYC_Ballet | Property representative |
Hi Leanne C, Thank you very much for your question! We highly recommend purchasing your tickets in advance, especially for The Nutcracker which can sell out. Please let us know if you have any other questions! Best, NYCB
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Michele K
28 September 2016|
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Response from NYC_Ballet | Property representative |
Hi Michele, Thank you very much for your question. We do not have a dress code, and you will see that there are people wearing a wide variety of attire. Jeans are perfectly acceptable, as are shorts, but there are people who... More
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