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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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Jazz at Juliard

One of the highlights of my latest trip to NYC was a free Juliard School jazz recital at Morse Hall in Lincoln Center. The gifted young musician (Enrique? 22?) performed on... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

One of the highlights of my latest trip to NYC was a free Juliard School jazz recital at Morse Hall in Lincoln Center. The gifted young musician (Enrique? 22?) performed on trumpet as part of the requirements for earning his college degree and was accompanied by a number of other students (I assume) from the school. They performed his own... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

We go to Lincoln Center constantly. The concerts in Avery Fisher Hall are second to none. We also enjoy the Metropolitan opera and the New York City Ballet is the best anywhere. All venues at Lincoln center are excellent.

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Gilbert, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Lincoln Center is an amazing place to attend the Opera. I really don't think there is a bad seat in the house. It is a beautiful building with that modern look but yet has that old elegance with it's massive staircase. It is very easy to get to Lincoln Center from any point in New York City. My husband and... More 

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Union City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

this is a great place to catch a show, opera, jazz, etc beautiful building, the Opera House; check the website and the cheap seats start at $25+, you still get a good view. A few places to eat nearby, not too cheap- it is NYC after all, but walk down a bit for more places to choose from.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Lincoln Center is truly quite grand. It houses the Metropolitan Opera Company and the New York Philharmonic as its main attractions. It is enjoyable to walk the grounds on a sunny day and to watch the beautiful fountains. Of course, try to take in an opera or orchestral concert while you're there!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We went to the Vivian Beaumont Theater to see The King & I. The theater is beautiful but it is not very accessible which is true of most of the Broadway theaters. In order to get to the entrance to the orchestra section there were about 5 stairs. There was a lift that required assistance. We chose to use the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We either missed or lost in the past when tried to visit Lincoln Center. This time, we did a guided tour. Our guide is a gentleman, a NYU graduate, and appeared to be retired volunteer. He is very knowledgeable and did a wonderful job. The "campus" was a beautiful group of architectural achievements. We wished that we could have had... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

This review relates mainly to the Met: reasonably comfortably seating, but dreadfully inadequate facilities otherwise. The coatroom charged $3 per item, including umbrellas - it was snowing heavily, so $12 for 2 people. The queue for the women's washrooms took 20 minutes. Not enough cubicles and badly designed access. Cava and Prosecco at $14/$15 were served in plastic glasses. No... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

at the Vivian Beaumont Theater through July 5th "The King and I". Kelli O'Hara as Anna and Ken Watanabe as the King. Enthralling. Beautiful costumes. Sets that will leave you transported to Siam circa 1860….. Not a bad seat in the theater but loved Orchestra E203 and E204 - four rows from stage, near two stairways where actors enter and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Great venues to see any kind of performing art. The plaza at night with it light fountain was beautiful

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