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New York City Center Theater

131 W 55th St, Between 6th and 7th, New York City, NY 10019-5306
+1 212-581-1212
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Gorgeous

Came for dance, skip that. This is a beautiful theater with gilded moldings, aqua blue Moorish... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Beth S
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West Hartford, Connecticut
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Saw Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater here

The theater is big but the elevator to the 5th floor is impossibly slow. So if you’re in the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Feenixwest
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Legendary live theatre venue known for presenting contemporary dramas.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“alvin ailey” (4 reviews)
“sight lines” (3 reviews)
LOCATION
131 W 55th St, Between 6th and 7th, New York City, NY 10019-5306
Midtown
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131 W 55th St, Between 6th and 7th, New York City, NY 10019-5306
+1 212-581-1212
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came for dance, skip that. This is a beautiful theater with gilded moldings, aqua blue Moorish domes and lovely chandeliers. Come feast your eyes.

Thank Beth S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The theater is big but the elevator to the 5th floor is impossibly slow. So if you’re in the balcony, get there in plenty of time. We saw the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and it was high energy, very professional and beautifully done thanks...More

Thank Feenixwest
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful venue. Have never been here before but will definitely be back. Came here to see Alvin Ailey. There isnt a bad seat in the house. This venue has been meticulously restored. Beautiful

Thank muddyrts
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

A very good venue for the dance performances. Seating was fine, with good sight-lines. The Ailey dance company performance was truly exceptional. Highly recommended.

Thank Bruno S
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Every NYC visit is deserving of a play and this time was Carol King's Beautiful, her life's story. It is amazing to learn of all the "beautiful" songs she corroborated on. The cast was great and you felt like singing along to all the songs!...More

Thank Deanne I
Reviewed 24 May 2017

My wife and I had the good experience to see Michael ball and Alfie Boe in concert. I have lived in NY most of my life and never seen a show at this venue before. It will not be my last. What a great venue...More

Thank Joe P
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Went to see the living legend Diana Ross. The theater was clean, cozy and staff was polite. We sat orchestra right, but I don't think there's a bad view anywhere you sit due to the size of the theater. I would definitely go again.

Thank Amypr123
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

By chance we have noticed advertisement and got the tickets. The hall is not too big but comfortable for cozy concerts.

1  Thank Svetlana M
Reviewed 25 December 2016

Although I have visited New York often and enjoy the Dance and have been to The Pillow and the Joyce--I never have viewed the Alvin Ailey--from now on they will be first on my list--the talent, the spirit, the passion. the beauty of the theatre...More

Thank mayville10
Reviewed 12 December 2016

We saw the Alvin Ailey performance (which I confess would be jaw-dropping in any venue) and were wowed by this beautifully restored venue - unusual Moorish decor, a grand old house in every sense, with even unusually comfortable seats in orchestra, and away from the...More

Thank peripateticjim
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the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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rdenn2017
15 April 2017|
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Response from Devorah33851 | Reviewed this property |
Ouch, they are pretty far back but if that's all you can get and you want to see her, just bring binoculars.
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