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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

    Opens Sep 20

  • NYCB: The Nutcracker

    Opens Nov 24

  • New York City Ballet: 21st Century Choreographers

    Opens Jan 25, 2018

  • New York City Ballet: Romeo & Juliet

    Opens Feb 13, 2018

  • New York City Ballet: Coppelia

    Opens May 25, 2018

New York City Ballet: Swan Lake

September 20-October 15, 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!

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: 21st Century Choreographers

January 25-May 23, 2018

Three incredible young choreographer's works are celebrated in this impressive program from the NYCB, showcasing the company's dedication to innovative new pieces and talent.

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.

New York City Ballet: Coppelia

May 25-June 2, 2018

New York City Ballet's production of Coppelia is a vibrant and beautiful portrayal of the E.T.A. Hoffmann story, with choreography by George Balanchine and Alexandra Danilova. This enchanting production is the perfect introduction to ballet for younger audiences!

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Jan 23-Jun 3, 2018

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Feb 1-11, 2018

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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