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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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Great behind the scenes tour!

I took a tour of the Lincoln Center last week as I wanted to learn more about the various buildings. Kim was our tour guide and he was very good; knowledgeable and enthusiastic... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

I took a tour of the Lincoln Center last week as I wanted to learn more about the various buildings. Kim was our tour guide and he was very good; knowledgeable and enthusiastic! He discussed art and architecture and we then got to go inside the buildings. It was great to see the stages and hear the great acoustics. It... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I can't find a separate listing for Lincoln Center Kitchen restaurant in Avery Fisher Hall, so let me stress that this is a review of the restaurant, NOT all of Lincoln Center, which is an old friend. Before a performance at Avery Fisher Hall, my friend and I ordered coffees and fruit salad to share. Forty minutes later, we called... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Your visit to NY won't be complete without a concert at the Lincoln Center. Amazingly affordable and beautiful. I loved it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

A great place to see a performance. Something always going on. Great place to even just take a walk and see what is happening. Just stop by and soak up the fun!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Beautiful, iconic location from so many movies. It is a special place. We went for the Balanchine ballet at the Koch theater. Wonderful ballet with amazing dancers. The theater has been renovated and is absolutely amazing. My 10 year old was in awe of the whole experience. Take the time to support the arts & take in any of the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

I really liked the tour of the Met, ABT and seeing the backstage for the King and I. Our guide was knowledgeable and knew the history of the Lincoln Center well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Run, don't walk to see the Headshots and Sinatra exhibits at Lincoln Center's film archive. No waiting and fascinating ; take time to read the captions. A visit to the film and tape archive is ALWAYS a great destination, and the staff is knowledgeable, professional, and helpful!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Beautiful place. Went to see the Nutcracker Ballet and such a great performance. Sat in the middle on the middle level, best spot in my opinion. Wasn't too far or too close and i would recommend this level so you can get a full view. the only thing was after the show it was very hard to get a taxi... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

There is not a "bad" seat in the entire theatre! We saw Danny Elfman showcasing his music in the films of Tim Burton. FABULOUS!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I attended a concert here where students from the college where I work were performing. It was an awesome eveing, and I felt the venue was supurb. I recommend seeing a performance here while in New York.

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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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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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