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American Ballet Theatre

890 Broadway Fl 3, New York City, NY 10003-1278
+1 212-477-3030
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Spectacular evening

We recently saw "Swan Lake" at the ABT and it was incredibly well done. The principals were... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2017
Susan O
New York, United States
Whipped cream

A new performance that was cute but should have waited to release xmas time. Story line a bit... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2017
Brooklyn, New York
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The world-renowned American Ballet Theatre presents 19th-century classics (during summer months) at two venues: Metropolitan Opera and City Center.
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  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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890 Broadway Fl 3, New York City, NY 10003-1278
Upper West Side
+1 212-477-3030
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Reviewed 7 July 2017

We recently saw "Swan Lake" at the ABT and it was incredibly well done. The principals were exceptional, and the orchestra was magnificent. We were in one of the upper balconies and could see everything perfectly well. Don't miss this amazing gem in NYC if...More

Thank Susan O
Reviewed 29 June 2017

A new performance that was cute but should have waited to release xmas time. Story line a bit confusing but overall a cute production.

Reviewed 22 June 2017

This was my first time attending a performance of the ABT. Misty Copeland and Herman Cornejo in Swan Lake. I was mesmerized, Misty is an exquisite Odette.

Thank HappyPaddler
Reviewed 10 June 2017

The last four weeks of the season will showcase the best and the breadth of ABT. This week is Swan Lake with a varied set of casts, each unique in its own way. The most exquisite ballet in the classical sense. Then Eugene Onegin: wonderful...More

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Reviewed 7 June 2017

I'm sure this will sound ignorant to anyone that regularly attends the ballet, but I had no idea the performance would stop regularly so that the dancers could take bows. To say I rarely go to the ballet is generous. I went last year in...More

Thank mandy6059
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the show. Seen some great ballet and entertainment. Even if you're not a fan of ballet, like I was... give it a try. You'll be pleasantly surprised. Beautifull theater and people still make an effort to look elegant.

Thank Nannie V
Reviewed 2 June 2017

If you are looking for a quality departure from touristy entertainment, CGI shishboombah or being glued to a smart phone, you really can't do better than a visit to ABT. Certainly the best ballet in the city and very likely the best ballet in the...More

Thank BackPackGuy007
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Full of operatic and ballet history, if you're a fan of either, the Met is top quality. Saw Giselle and the entire experience was superb. As I understand it, they also offer free rehearsal showings. The best seats, for ballet, would be midway back from...More

Thank lendahorsetome
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

We have seen ABT before when visiting New York but never when they were at the Metropolitan Opera House. My emotions about that setting are mixed. On the one hand, the stage could be filled with many dancers, the sets, costumes and extras used to...More

Thank CarolinaBecky
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Went to the ballet. We were enthralled by the performances of Misty Copeland (a ballet legend) and Jeffrey Cirio. They were spectacular. This production of Don Quijote has it all: a fun story, great costumes, a fantastic orchestra, fabulous venue, and the best dancers. We...More

Thank DrKatieRN
Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the
Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a
quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of
downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the
city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the
American Museum of Natural History, which has been
welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for
over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center,
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31 July 2017|
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Response from DrKatieRN | Reviewed this property |
You can visit the gift shop on the first floor at the right entrance to the Metropolitan Opera house. It's fabulous. There are also group tours of the Opera house, home of ABT.
28 February 2017|
Response from DrKatieRN | Reviewed this property |
$45 to $250 for a seat. There's also standing room.