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  • Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre

    Until Dec 30, 2018

  • Nederlands Dans Theater

    Jan 16 - 19, 2019

  • Call Me Madam

    Feb 6 - 10, 2019

  • Flamenco Festival

    Mar 7 - 10, 2019

  • I Married an Angel

    Mar 20 - 24, 2019

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre

Until December 30, 2018

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 Winter season is packed full of premieres and returning favorites.

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Nederlands Dans Theater

January 16 - 19, 2019

As part of the New York Center's 75th Anniversary Season celebrations, Nederlands Dance Theater 2 kicks of their 2019 US tour with a special four-night stint at the historic arts venue. An offshoot of the critically acclaimed Nederlands Dance Theater, the second division was formed in 1978 with a vision to foster young dance talent for the parent company. Having celebrated its own 40th anniversary in 2018, NDT2 has evolved into its own independent division that regularly attracts its own special commissions from renowned choreographers and dance visionaries.

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Call Me Madam

February 6 - 10, 2019

Opening the 2019 Encores! season is Call Me Madam, which follows the fortunes of a US socialite appointed ambassador to a European nation. Featuring the Irving Berlin numbers 'It's a Lovely Day Today' and 'You're Just in Love', it's is a witty trifle which provided plenty of killer lines for its original star Ethel Merman.

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Flamenco Festival

March 7 - 10, 2019

New York City Center again welcomes back the international dance phenomenon to the Big Apple this March. Among the performers at this year's event are Eva Yerbabuena and Jesus Carmona.

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I Married an Angel

March 20 - 24, 2019

Oklahoma! may have revolutionised the musical in 1943, but the preceding decade saw a number of show experimenting with the form. Rodgers and Hart's I Married an Angel is one such example, bringing together a comedy of manners and extended dance sequencers choreographed by the New York City Ballet great George Balanchine.

New York City Center Mainstage

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New York City Center, 131 West 55th St, New York, NY 10019

  • Year opened: 1943
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The New York City Center was Manhattan's first performing arts center and now accommodates many performing arts companies, such as City Center's Principal Dance Company and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. It also hosts many other national and international artists. The company hosts a variety of workshops that are popular with families, seniors and schools. The New York City Center's Mainstage has 2,257 seats.

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