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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: Swan Lake

    Booking until Oct 01

  • New York City Ballet: All Balanchine - Winter

    Opens Oct 05

  • New York City Ballet - 20th Century Violin Concertos

    Opens Oct 07

  • NYCB: The Nutcracker

    Opens Nov 24

  • New York City Ballet: Romeo & Juliet

    Opens Feb 13, 2018

New York City Ballet: Swan Lake

Until October 1, 2017

The legendary New York City Ballet presents a masterful retelling of the Tchaikovsky-Pepita classic melded with the nuances of George Balanchine's daring one-act version of Swan Lake, deftly brought together under the creative eye of Danish danseur and choreographer Peter Martins. This new full-length production boasts the lucidity, speed and precision that the NYCB is renowned for while keeping elements from the traditional score, culminating in a must-see for first timers and old fans alike!

New York City Ballet: All Balanchine - Winter

October 5-15, 2017

NYCB present another not-to-be-missed tribute to their legendary patriarch. This Winter 2017 program contains three of Balanchine's works, and is will be a sure treat for fans of the man or his beloved company.

New York City Ballet - 20th Century Violin Concertos

October 7-11, 2017

While it may be incendiary to suggest that other instruments of the orchestra are mere accompaniments, the violin is certainly one of the most important. Throughout the history of music and dance, it has been the muse of many a choreographer. Now the NYCB offers its renowned choreographers interpretations of three of the most famous violin concertos.

NYCB: The Nutcracker

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November 24-December 31, 2017

This is the production that forms the heart of New York City's year-end holiday season. Whether it is a family tradition or a once-in-a-lifetime visit, your experience of this glittering classic ballet will stay with you forever and warm your spirit! A lavish, full-scale spectacle, there's a reason this is the Big Apple's favorite holiday show!

New York City Ballet: Romeo & Juliet

February 13-23, 2018

Undoubtedly history's most romantic and tragic story of the original star crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet lends itself beautifully to the language of ballet, from kinetic violence to the exquisite pain of young love, the warring Capulets and Montagues are brought to thrilling life through the choreography of Peter Martins and the unforgettably haunting score of Prokofiev.

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Jan 23-Jun 3, 2018

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Jan 23-Jun 3, 2018

May '18

Jan 23-Jun 3, 2018

June '18

Jan 23-Jun 3, 2018

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