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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: 2,586

  • 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: A Midsummer Night's Dream

    Booking until May 29

  • Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

    Opens Jun 08

  • National Ballet of Canada: The Winter's Tale

    Opens Jul 28

New York City Ballet: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Until May 29, 2016

A ballet about the transforming power of love, George Balanchine's A Midsummer Night's Dream, is based on William Shakespeare's comedy about the romantic adventures and misadventures, quarrels and reunitings, of two pairs of mortal lovers and the king and queen of the fairies.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

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June 8-19, 2016

Designated by Congress as 'a vital American cultural ambassador to the world', it's been 57 years since Alvin Ailey and his group of African-American dancers performed for the very first time at the 92nd Street Y in New York City. This tour is packed full of premieres and returning favorites.

National Ballet of Canada: The Winter's Tale

July 28-31, 2016

The National Ballet of Canada present a new work from the erudite Christopher Wheeldon The Winter's Tale, this time casting aside the delights of wonderland for the Bard of Avon's fairy tale drama of a family at war with one another. Working once again with Joby Talbot and Bob Crowley to build a world of fantasy that encompasses the tragedy of love and hate that bubbles over with the innovation we've come to expect from his increasingly incredible works.

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