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Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

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Address: The David RubenStein Atrium, Broadway & 64th Street - main entrance, New York City, NY 10023
Phone Number: 212-875-5350
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Description: Learn more about Lincoln Center’s iconic landmarks—including the Revson...
Learn more about Lincoln Center’s iconic landmarks—including the Revson Fountain, the newly transformed Alice Tully Hall, and the Metropolitan Opera House!Go behind the scenes at venues where a spectacular range of artists have performed, including Luciano Pavarotti, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Leonard Bernstein, Renée Fleming, and Bruce Springsteen.Each tour is unique, and you never know what might happen. You might sit in on a rehearsal, walk out onto a stage, or meet a star!Whether you’re just visiting New York City and want a glimpse of performing arts history, or you’re a Lincoln Center regular who wants to see your favorite venues from a new perspective, a guided tour will bring you closer to the world’s premier performing arts center.
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Lincoln Center is New York's premier spot to see the New York City Ballet or the opera or theater or the symphony. And you must the a seat on the beautiful fountain in the middle... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Lincoln Center is New York's premier spot to see the New York City Ballet or the opera or theater or the symphony. And you must the a seat on the beautiful fountain in the middle. Great photo op!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

The film is so well known that I didn't expect a live performance to live up to the film. But I was wrong, it was spectacular from the opening. Very strong performances, great singing, beautiful dancing and costumes. Pretty true to the story. Of course the venue is an art form in itself.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Lincoln Center is not only the most concentrated complex of theaters and venues for world-class music and dance but also a welcome oasis in the heart of Westside New York City. One can enjoy watching a "water ballet" by the fountain in the main plaza or sit in the shade of a lovely grove of trees between the Metropolitan Opera... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

I have been here several times, either to attend a ballet or a classic music concert. Both rooms (main opera room for the ballet and ) have incredible acoustics, the quality of the performers is on an extreme high standard.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Even if you are not attending a show or concert, a walk thru the grounds of Lincoln Center is inspiring.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Get deeply discounted tickets from the Zucker box office at the Rubinstein Atrium in Lincoln Center. The atrium is a wonderful space to read, work, have coffee or simply wait for the box office to open. The tickets are not only for same day performances but for the next couple of days.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

As I was growing up in New Jersey, my parents would take my sister and me to The Lincoln Center for concerts. I have saved the programs from all these concerts in New York! Jane H.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Ticketing was a nightmare -- David Rubenstein Atrium offers discount tickets but their printer did not work. After waiting 20-25 minutes I was told to go to the Koch Theater to pick up the tickets. I did this. On the night of the performance (Pearl), the ticket-taker could not scan the tickets and I was again directed to the box... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

This is one of my favorite places to go in the early morning. We grab a cup of coffee from Magnolias or Starbucks and relax in one of the many chairs. It is a quite peaceful way to start the day before the hustle of the city wakes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

This is a magical place to see a ballet, The Metropolitan Opera, a play, an art film, lecture (or just meet a friend at the cafe). Just walking around to enjoy the large fountain or to enjoy the plaza & grounds, is pleasant. Nice gift shop at The Metropolitan Opera.

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Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a 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 over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center, home to some of the world’s best opera, dance, film, and theater performances, all centrally located around a beautiful fountain. Spanning the entire length of the Upper West Side, Riverside Park is ideal for a long, leisurely stroll in a quiet green space.
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