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New York City Ballet (NYCB)

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Address: Lincoln Center's New York State Theater, 66th St., New York City, NY
Phone Number: 212/870-5570

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romeo and juliet

my husband and i are not dancers. we love the show "so you think you can dance". I thought maybe it will be a great idea watching this show at valentine's day. Well, the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

my husband and i are not dancers. we love the show "so you think you can dance". I thought maybe it will be a great idea watching this show at valentine's day. Well, the theater is beautiful. We were sitting at the second ring and the view was wonderful. The orchestra music was so so and the show was so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

The New York City Ballet is among the best in the US. The choreography is superb and the dancers are brilliant. The company performs in the recently renovated David Koch Theater at Lincoln Center. The theater features a lovely atrium filled with fabulous sculptures. That alone makes the visit worthwhile. We just saw a performance of Prokofiev's "Romeo and Juliet."... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

The New York City Ballet (NYCB) is easily one of the best in America and considered by many to be amongst the world's top ballet companies. You can watch them perform at the Lincoln Centre on 66th street in the Upper West Side of NYC. We watched their production of the Nutcracker this past Christmas and very much enjoyed both... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

I went let night to the Ballet and was enchanted by the choice of ballets and the talent of the dancers on choreographies of jerome Robbins, Peter martins and George Balanchine But on top of that great dancing there is an exhibition of 15 sculptures by Dustin Yellin which are spectacular in the beautiful Atrium designed by Philip Johnson You... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I've played (trumpet) more than 100 performances of the Nutcracker but, being in the pit, I had not ever actually seen it so we impetuously booked a weekend trip to NYC. It was fantastic! The soloists were incredible. The orchestra was great, and the sets were unbelievable. This production equaled the professionalism that we've seen of the Royal Ballet (London)... More 

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Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

As seasoned NYC travelers, Christmas time always delivers an extra special something. Several in our group attended the Nutcracker Ballet this year and as classic as it is, you will not be bored or anything less than enchanted. Seeing repeats of your favorite ballets can get old...not in the case of the NYC ballet team and choreography. Wonderful...our 9 year... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We saw the nutcracker on the sunday evening show right before Christmas. It was a wonderful performance, we had such a great time. The music, background displays and performers were all at the top of their game. Lovely time, just make sure you get tickets months in advance if you plan on attending.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We went to the New York City Ballet to see the Nutbraker. The theatre is excellent and the show excellent too. Nest visit at New York City and perhaps we will go at the ballet again

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I recommend buying your tickets well in advance on line from the NYC Ballet website. Tickets go on sale in late September /early October. I hesitated and ended up buying mine in late November and ended up with 4th ring - which was still worth it - remarkably good view for being that high up and the seats were $95... More 

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I don't really care for ballet but we went as a family to see the Nutcracker performed by the NYC Ballet. The show had wonderful dancing, great costumes and excellent effects (snow falling on stage, a huge Christmas tree coming out of the stage) but I felt for the money we spent, I was hoping for a little more. The... More 

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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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