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Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

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Upper West Side
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Address: The David RubenStein Atrium, Broadway & 64th Street - main entrance, New York City, NY 10023
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+1 212-875-5350
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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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La boheme

My husband just took me to watch the Boheme here on Saturday January 14th for their final performance. It's a very romantic spot with velvet all over the inside of the auditorium... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband just took me to watch the Boheme here on Saturday January 14th for their final performance. It's a very romantic spot with velvet all over the inside of the auditorium and a very clean area all around. I was very happy with our seats. The audience was a little bit older than us but I guess that's what... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I enjoyed this show. The place is modern and comfortable. The show itself is amazing. I did not realize China has so many different dances. Also kids are welcome in the show. Wow

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Enjoyed attendance the opera, La Boheme, at the Metropolitan Opera located at Lincoln Center. The fountain in the center is beautiful and worth a visit to see. Classical music, ballet, etc abounds here.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Six of us, four New Yorkers and two out of town guests, saw this terrible, boring, amateurish production yesterday, January 14, 2017, at the David Koch Theater at Lincoln Center. The two kids liked the colors and swirling dances, so their $100 each ticket price wasn't wasted. But the four adults thought it was boring, badly executed, and overall just... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Go there when in New York See the Municipal Ballet presenting "quebra nozes" Nutrackers Metropolitan in the door and a beatiful theatre Architecture very impressive Tickets are very expensive for brazilians but is the Exchange rate effect

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Lincoln Centre is an area of impressive architecture, the precinct comprising three major buildings housing Ballet, centre Opera and Orchestra with a central open area. On this beautiful winters night with the lights ablase guiding and many dressed formally as were we guided to our box with own cloak room. A glass of Tattinger and the show began, beautifully... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A yearly concert that is perfectly executed. The best orchestra with coupled with wonderful dancers, and marvelous voices!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited in May 2010. Beautiful theatre and surrounding area. We came to see the lady of the camillas performance. Great seats and comfortable. Beautiful costumes and performance. During intermission, you could go buy champagne at the wine bar, but we stayed and rested our feet from earlier sightseeing. Many taxis too for after the performance. Had a lovely time seeing... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016 via mobile

The Metropolitan Opera, housed here in the Lincoln Center, is where you go for the best opera in the country. It has a worldwide reputation and every singer dreams of performing there. What a treat to go there to hear the very best performers. Some operas which are seldom performed elsewhere can be heard here. Heard the Finnish composer's (Kaija... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

The setting of this place speaks for itself. Everything is glamour and sophistication. And we were part of that. We saw L'italiana in Algieri. A great play. The Lincoln center is a very special place to visit in NYC, even better when you get to see the opera.

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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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