New York City Performing Arts

New York City Center

  • 131 W. 55th St. Map It
  • Midtown West
  • Arts Centers
  • Fodor's Choice

Fodor's 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, generally in spring, revisits musicals of the past in a concert format—an event that has led to shows returning to Broadway, with the long-running Chicago among them. Tickets for City Center's annual Fall for Dance festival sell out quickly.

Performing Art Information

Address:

131 W. 55th St., between 6th and 7th aves., New York, New York, 10019, USA

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Phone:

212-581–1212-(CityTix)

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