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New York City Center Theater

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Address: 131 W. 55th St, Between 6th and 7th, New York City, NY 10019
Phone Number: 212/581-1212
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Description: Legendary live theatre venue known for presenting contemporary dramas.

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Renovated beautiful theatre!

We went to this theatre to see Sequence 8. The theatre itself is beautiful. We were sited in the mezzanine, the view from there was perfect and the seats comfortable. Great... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
Paulina E
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Greenwich, Connecticut

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We went to this theatre to see Sequence 8. The theatre itself is beautiful. We were sited in the mezzanine, the view from there was perfect and the seats comfortable. Great afternoon!

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Saw Bjork here, the venue was great and sound was great and the majority of the staff were on good form and helpful. BUT when the first person you speak to in a venue acts as much of a snob as the bow tied gentleman who provided our tickets did it leaves abit of a sour taste. We picked up... More 

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Bowie, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We went to New York City Center to see the Dance Theatre of Harlem, and it was such a lovely experience. The center is visually appealing, and our seats in the Orchestra section were great. We were very comfortable and not at all cramped like we've experienced in some theaters. The venue was the perfect setting for the performance, and... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We saw Dance Theater Of Harlem perform at City Center. The Classic DTH program was showing. Loved parts, liked parts. Loved the night.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

NYC Center Theater is a very intimate theater and has a modern feel. You can enjoy a drink at the bar before the show starts and unwind at the small lounge. With Manhattan Theater Project's 30 under 30 program, I was able to score second row seats for a great price. The World of Extreme Happiness follows a young Chinese... More 

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Bayside, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Very nice choreographed. I really enjoyed the sounds of Cuba. The dancers were magnificent. Especially the puppet dance. A beautiful evening.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

This play was about a fictional young Chinese girl born into poverty in a rural village who moved to the city and worked as a janitor in a factory. There was discontent in the factory among the workers and she got caught up in the controversy. It starred Jennifer Lim, whom I saw in Chinglish on Broadway, Telly Leung (Godspell... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Beutiful place , great performances . latest Havana Rakatan show was really spicy and professional. Strongly recommneded

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Westfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

You have not seen American dance until you have seen the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre. A must-see. Great venue, good prices, good seating.

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Norfolk, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

My Lady and I attended the New York City Center for a dance performance by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. City Center provides comfortable seating for viewing that is as good as any of the theaters on Broadway. The toilets were clean with updated toilet fixtures. This facility is Very Good for performance venues. The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater... More 

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Address: Address: 131 W. 55th St, Between 6th and 7th, New York City, NY 10019
Phone Number: 212/581-1212
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown

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