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Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

The David RubenStein Atrium, Broadway & 64th Street - main entrance, New York City, NY 10023
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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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“nyc ballet” (35 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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The David RubenStein Atrium, Broadway & 64th Street - main entrance, New York City, NY 10023
Upper West Side
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"metropolitan opera"
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"vivian beaumont"
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"opera house"
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"american ballet"
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"philharmonic orchestra"
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"columbus circle"
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

One of the most beautiful centers for ballet and other art performances! Is worth walking around after the show to take a look around the center!

Thank NickTraveler
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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Fewer and fewer Broadway shows have performances on New Year’s Eve. Glad to have found a play at the Vivian-Beaumont theater/Lincoln Center, which goes without say is an iconic venue. Perfect view of the stage. Relatively small compared to some Broadway theaters. Typical cramped seating....More

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Reviewed 1 January 2018

Located at Lincoln Center, the David Koch Theater is easy to get to. Went to the theater to attend a performance of George Balanchine's The Nutcracker by the New York City Ballet. Seat was in the first ring. Seating was comfortable and offered good visibility...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2017

Got great seats for an arm and a leg, but it was worth it. What I love about the David Koch Theater is that each seat has a lot of leg room - unlike the many theaters on Broadway. I highly recommend seeing a show...More

Thank KateAlways
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

I just love the New York City ballet One can get cheap tickte the same day at the atrium around the corner and if you take an opera glas even the fourth ring is worth going, the excellence of the classical ballet, esp. I like...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

We went to Lincoln Center for the Christmas Spectacular. It was excellent and the performers were terrific and sincere as they were doing the shows for a good cause. Futures in Education for kids to raise money for need-based scholarships for lower income families. You...More

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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

We went to David Koch Theater to see the NY City Ballet’s Nutcracker and were not disappointed! The orchestra was in fine form playing Tschaikovsky’s amazing score. The NYC Ballet really did a great job kicking off the Holiday Season with a bang, the children...More

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Reviewed 15 November 2017

I've seen a few shows at Lincoln Center. Most recently was Joe Biden's book tour where he was interviewed by Stephen Colbert. The hall is lovely, but very large. If getting rear orchestra you're fairly far from the stage. They had security well organized. Oddly,...More

Thank USCKaboom
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

We have attended many events at Lincoln Center - Metropolitan Opera, NYC Ballet etc. it's a lovely facility with ample parking in the garages. Restrooms are conviently located right outside the theatre doors on each floor. We have had seats in various parts of the...More

Thank lauramkp2
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Great tours of Lincoln Center. This will take you behind the scene of the Opera House. Facts about all are interesting. The music hall, acoustics and all renovations to make it up to date for best entertainment viewing.

1  Thank 930patricia
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Upper West Side
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,
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denisealves88
17 January 2018|
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Thanks, Ian. Yes, maybe this is the best way to check if I can find available seats. I hope I can buy when I get to NY to save some money. Dolar is really expensive to brazilians. Haha
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Hi! Although I️ live in NYC I️ haven’t visited the Christmas tree at Lincoln center but I️ wouldn’t doubt it if you will enjoy the experience. There’s so much to do and see in manhattan so you have a million choices, for... More
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We booked all direct with MetOpera . Hope that works for you
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