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New York City Center Review

Pause as you enter this neo-Moorish building, built in 1923 for the Shriners (cousins of the Freemasons), and admire the beautifully ornate tile work that plasters the lobby. City Center's 2,200-seat main stage is perfectly suited for dance and special theatrical events. The very popular Encores! series, held in spring, revisits musicals of the past in a concert format—an event that has led to shows returning to Broadway. Tickets for City Center's annual Fall for Dance festival sell out quickly.

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  • Address: 131 W. 55th St., between 6th and 7th Aves. Midtown West, New York, NY 10019 | Map It
  • Phone: 212/581–1212 CityTix
  • Website:
  • Subway: N, Q, R to 57th St./7th Ave.; F to 57th St./6th Ave.
  • Location: Midtown West
Updated: 02-24-2014

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