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70 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

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70 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023


The Lincoln Center is a 16-acre arts and entertainment complex in the heart of New York City. Created as part of the John D Rockefeller III-led urban regeneration project for the Lincoln Square area, the development was constructed in the years between 1959 and 1966 and houses 30 of NYC's most famous arts and cultural centers of excellence.

Upcoming Highlights

  • NYCB: The Nutcracker

    Booking until Dec 31

  • Metropolitan Opera: L'Amour de Loin

    Booking until Dec 29

  • Metropolitan Opera: Salome

    Booking until Dec 28

  • Metropolitan Opera: Romeo and Juliet

    Opens Dec 31

  • Oslo

    Opens Mar 23, 2017

NYCB: The Nutcracker

David H Koch Theater

Until December 31, 2016

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!

Metropolitan Opera: L'Amour de Loin

Metropolitan Opera House

Until December 29, 2016

Created for the 2000 Salzburg Festival, Kaiji Sarriano's haunting L'Amour de Loin (The love from afar) makes it's Metropolitan debut this season in a re-imagined production that sees ribbons of illumination cover the stage and orchestra as this poignant story of longing plays out to a lushly haunting score that will keep you mesmerized till the final flourish.

Metropolitan Opera: Salome

Metropolitan Opera House

Until December 28, 2016

Rich and intense, Salome is the equal parts shocking and thrilling tale of a petulant and beautiful Princess, stepdaughter of the lecherous King Herod and the dark path that her lustful wiles drag her down. Based on Oscar Wilde's famously passionate play, Richard Strauss' operatic adaptation is a creative masterpiece that continues to linger in your mind, long after you've left the theater.

Metropolitan Opera: Romeo and Juliet

Metropolitan Opera House

December 31, 2016-March 15, 2017

The Metropolitan Opera present Barlett Sher's lushly vivid production of Gounod's romantic opera. Adapted from Shakespeare's classic tale of star-crossed lovers, it will reunite Diana Damrau and Vittorio Grigolo, who displayed their sizzling chemistry in last year's Manon! Stunning and sumptuous, this retelling is likely to be a jewel in the 2017/16 season.


Vivian Beaumont Theater

March 23-June 18, 2017

J. T. Rogers Oslo lands on Broadway just in time for 2017 Tonys! Directed by Tony winner Bartlett Sher (The King and I), this compelling drama tells the story of the secret negotiations that led to the Oslo Peace Accords. The play focuses on a couple of young Norwegian diplomats at the heart of the action, who succeeded, where so many others had failed, in brokering meaningful discussions between Israel and Palestine.

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