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Lincoln Center, 70 West 63rd Street, New York, NY 10023

Formerly New York State Theater

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ADDITIONAL INFO

David H Koch Theater is part of the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts complex.

Lincoln Center, 70 West 63rd Street, New York, NY 10023

Year opened: 1964
Capacity: 2586

  • Disabled access
  • Air conditioning
  • In-house bar

Originally known as the New York State Theater, it opened in 1964 as a theater for ballet, modern and other forms of dance, as well as serving as the home of the New York City Opera until 2011. Now it plays host as the home of the world-famous New York City Ballet, and forms part of the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. It was renamed after oil and gas billionaire David H. Koch who donated millions to the renovation of the theater in 2008.

Upcoming Highlights

  • New York City Ballet: Balanchine's Short Stories

    Booking until Jan 29

  • New York City Ballet: All Balanchine - Winter

    Opens Jan 18

  • New York City Ballet: Stravinsky x Five

    Opens Jan 22

  • New York City Ballet: New Combinations

    Opens Jan 26

  • New York City Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty

    Opens Feb 08

New York City Ballet: Balanchine's Short Stories

Until January 29, 2017

The New York City Ballet present three of ballet master George Balanchine's most compelling narrative ballets in this new program for Winter 2017. From a 19th century macabre romance to the redemptive arc of prodigal sun, finally ending on the high spectacle of Firebird, you'll see the incredible company pay tribute to his adept storytelling, choreographic talent and the genius that makes him a revered figure and still one of the artform's most influential voices.

New York City Ballet: All Balanchine - Winter

January 18-February 5, 2017

NYCB present another not-to-be-missed tribute to their legendary patriarch. With Winter 2017's program containing three of Balanchine's works, including the monumental spectacle of Swan Lake, these presentations will be a sure treat for fans of the man or his beloved company.

New York City Ballet: Stravinsky x Five

January 22-27, 2017

Don't miss this quintet of works from essential New York City Ballet choreographers set to some Igor Stravinsky's most wonderful pieces As one of the 20th Century's greatest composers, his musical innovation and mastery of myriad styles has influenced many artists, perhaps most famously George Balanchine, with whom he collaborated for a number of years, becoming the very bedrock of the esteemed company.

New York City Ballet: New Combinations

January 26-February 4, 2017

Once more the NYCB honor their commitment to presenting new works to engage and entertain. This program includes new choreography from perennial favorite Justin Peck, Pontus Lidberg from Sweden and a recital of Peter Martin's red hued Fearful Symmetries.

New York City Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty

February 8-19, 2017

Prepare to be mesmerized by this wonderfully magical ballet, recounting one of our most beloved fairy-tales, that of the cursed Princess Aurora, otherwise known as The Sleeping Beauty. The first ballet scored by Tchaikovsky, New York City ballet's grand production is a sweeping luxurious spectacle, a joyous celebration of romance and fantasy.

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