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American Ballet Theatre

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Address: 890 Broadway Fl 3, New York City, NY 10003-1278
Phone Number: 212/477-3030
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The world-renowned American Ballet Theatre presents 19th-century classics...

The world-renowned American Ballet Theatre presents 19th-century classics (during summer months) at two venues: Metropolitan Opera and City Center.

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Always inspiring!

During my last visit to New York City (June 11, 2016), I was lucky enough to get tickets for ABT at the Metropolitan Opera House. ABT is always inspiring and their performance of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2016
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Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

During my last visit to New York City (June 11, 2016), I was lucky enough to get tickets for ABT at the Metropolitan Opera House. ABT is always inspiring and their performance of "The Golden Cockerel", choreographed by Alexei Ratmansky (after Michel Fokine), with music by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, was an unforgettable one. "Etoiles" Hee Seo (Queen of Sehmakhan) and Sarah... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

My daughter LOVES ballet so we considered ourselves very lucky to be in NYC when the ABT were in town. We saw Swan Lake and it was stunning. The Lincoln Centre is amazing, the orchestra, the sets, and costumes were exceptional - as you would expect. For a student of the art form, to see America's premiere ballet company in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

I watched Swan Lake and found it incredible. Met Opera has a great acoustics, orchestra and ballet corps. Marcelo Gomes and Isabella Boylston (principal dancers) were fantastics.

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Kenosha, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

This was my first time going to the ballet ever, and I specifically went to see Misty Copeland in the matinee Swan Lake. What a delightful show, so much emotion and talent. Copeland and the entire company delivered an amazing show. I definitely want to see another ballet soon!!

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Washington, DC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

I'd never seen ABT perform before, but they really live up to their reputation. I've never seen such beautiful ballet. The performers were also great actors, and, as with the opera, the sets are amazing. Shout out to Misty Copeland for taking the time to meet fans and sign autographs. She is truly lovely, and seeing her perform was our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

I adore Lincoln Center and have great memories throughout the years, of the fountain, the giant Chagall paintings, the red velvet interior, the massive crystal chandeliers, and the phenomenal orchestra! I saw the ballet "La Fille Mal Gardee", and loved the performance--the staging, the dancing, the music... It was the experience I had hoped for--only better!

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Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Attended the ABT performance today (5/18) for the first time. We went to see Misty Copeland, who was wonderful as Firebird. There were 2 other dances which were amazing. Great choreography, music, sets and lighting. Hope to go back soon.

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Brooklyn, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

They sent me many letters where they beg for money. But what about giving something in return? They never have a representative to answer the phone. Their site never work but if you somehow will get there, you'll have to pay $12 for each ticket. This is the place for super rich, not for a regular teacher. I am very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

ABT probably does not need another review. It is clear that one expects excellence from this troupe. We went to see a matinee ballet. Three acts: Company B, Monotones I and II, and Green Table. Do not despair if you are late. Company B is a bit of a mumble about the popular music during the II World War. Unconvincing... More 

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Rego Park, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Just a spectacular location to see ballet , a wonderful venue with amazing ballet ( Swan Lake) , never disappoints

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