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Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

The David RubenStein Atrium, Broadway & 64th Street - main entrance, New York City, NY 10023 (Manhattan)
212-875-5350
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Ranked #19 of 861 Attractions in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Theaters, Performances, Tourist/ Visitor Centers, Tours
Owner description: Learn more about Lincoln Center’s iconic landmarks—including the Revson Fountain, the newly transformed Alice Tully Hall, and the Metropolitan Opera... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Salem, Massachusetts
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232 reviews 232 reviews
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88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

We saw Alice in Wonderland ballet performed by the Royal Ballet of Canada in the David Koch Theater. The house was full but we had great seats. The sets were fantastic sets. The dancing was wonderful dancing. Overall, transporting!

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cleveland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

We went to see Carmen. The Center was beautiful and I loved the lights there. Arrive early to stop by the wine bar or coffee bar. Great place to people watch. Anything goes there- people were in jeans and hiking boots and others in evening gowns.

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Orlando, Florida, USA
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

Remember the movie, West Side Story? It was filmed here...but when this whole area was a poor run down neighborhood. When filming stopped they knocked it all down and built one of America's top flight entertainment complexes for the arts...3 large auditoriums including the Met Opera, plus a large stage for plays. Then there is the performing arts library located... More

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Houston
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Saw three operas in one weekend. Facility still great after many years of use. Women's bathrooms grossly inadequate like most facilities designed by men. Plaza in front some of best people/clothing in NYC.

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Upper Nyack, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Always something amazing going on at Lincoln Center. There really is no place like it anywhere in the world. You can walk less than 300 yards from the landmark fountain and hear and see some of the best artists in the world doing what they do better than almost anyone else in the world. Ballet, opera, classical music, jazz, sculpture,... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Went to see a wonderful Beethoven piano and violin recital at the juilliard centre within the Lincoln Centre. A brilliant performance in an excellent auditorium. On the night we were there, there was a performance of the Marriage of Figaro in the main theatre, and the foyer was heaving with opera-goers, all dressed up in their finery. A wonderful experience.... More

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essex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

.. then make sure you take one of the guided tours around the Lincoln Center. If you're unable to book in advance, tickets can be bought at the David Rubinstein Atrium which in itself is worthy of a look with its two lovely wall plantations and water feature. The tour will take you through the Opera and Ballet houses which... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We much enjoy the opera at the cinema and now we heard Macbeth live. Balcony seats are excellent although we paid a lot for them. You can go on the day and try for tickets at 10 a.m. at the Center. One wierd thing is everybody comes out of the main entrance and not the fire exits at the end... More

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

If you like ballet, don't miss the NYC Ballet. They are always great. Lincoln Center is beautiful in the evening.

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Lititz, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We have seen both the New York City Ballet and the American Ballet perform here. The NYC Ballet was performed in the David Koch Theater and the American Ballet was performed in the Opera House. We also saw the Bolshoi Ballet in the David Koch Theater. We have sat in many locations, from the first ring to the 4th ring.... More

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