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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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Alvin Ailey is Absolutely the Best

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 7, 2015
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Westfield, Massachusetts
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Westfield, Massachusetts
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48 reviews 48 reviews
7 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
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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32 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
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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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I went to the City Center to see Alvin Ailey Dance company. Aside from the performance, which I would highly recommend to everyone going to NYC in December. The venue, City Center, is a wonderful place to see a performance. It is well maintained, the restrooms are very clean and the staff was friendly and helpful. The seats are a... More 

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Mint Hill, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

This show was amazing. Great theater location and great seating. The audience was on its feet begging for more. They did not disappoint.

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San Francisco, California
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50 reviews 50 reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

What a beautiful performance that should not be missed!! This dance group is world renown and the acts are incredible...a balance of beauty, strength, athleticism, and grace. Untouchable...put this on your to do list!

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Holland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

we have been to quite a few theatres in NY, this one has some really comfy and for shows big seats . we were lucky enough to see "The band wagon" a limited 10 day showing in November 2014 . excellent musical which I hope ends up having a run on Broadway .

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New York City, New York
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658 reviews 658 reviews
204 attraction reviews
1,799 helpful votes 1,799 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I always enjoy going to City Center to see a play. The seats are comfortable not jammed in. The lobby area has a bar with drinks and light snacks. The productions are always well mounted, and the place is very well-kept.

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New York City, New York
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146 reviews 146 reviews
60 attraction reviews
225 helpful votes 225 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The Fall for Dance Festival at the New York City Center has been a cultural staple for the last eleven years and offers audiences a spellbinding tour of diversity in dance. For two splendid weeks, five new programs with four distinct performances showcase the the dazzling genres from around the globe. Tickets are $15 - $25 so the sell out... More 

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New York City, New York
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538 reviews 538 reviews
181 attraction reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

In the heart of Manhattan, there resides a wonderful concert venue. Originally Designed in the last century as a masonic lodge this building still glistens with its charm. It has been redone and makes a great spot to see anything. The sight lines are superb and the theatre has so much artist touches from the gilded age it is a... More 

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New York City, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Fall for Dance is NY City Center's premium dance festival, and one of the very best in NYC. Tickets for this incredible event are priced UNDER $25. The program sells out quickly, so plan ahead.

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