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New York City Ballet (NYCB)

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Ballet and Balanchine

I love ballet, the art of it even more than the individual dancers. There is no company like... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2012
New York City, New York
Nutcracker - half a ballet

First act was boring - more dandified acting and prancing than ballet. Second act was terrific... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2011
Matthew H
Louisville, Kentucky
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20 Lincoln Center Plz, David H. Koch Theater, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts complex, New York City, NY 10023-6913
Upper West Side
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Reviewed 1 January 2012

I love ballet, the art of it even more than the individual dancers. There is no company like NYCBallet with its diversity, great dancers and they don't forget their founder, George Balanchine, so it is possible to see many of his ballets here.

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Reviewed 30 December 2011

First act was boring - more dandified acting and prancing than ballet. Second act was terrific ballet worthy of the name.

Thank Matthew H
Reviewed 30 December 2011

My wife and I went to the December 28th performance of the Nutcracker. It was my wife's first trip to the ballet and my first experience with the NYC Ballet Nutcracker. We weren't disappointed. The performance was excellent. My wife was amazed with the young...More

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Reviewed 26 December 2011

We saw The Nutcracker a few days before Christmas and even with 4th ring seats it was breathtaking.

Thank DeanW3
Reviewed 23 December 2011

If you love the Nutcracker, then you MUST see the original Balanchine birthplace at the NYCBallet. We had $21 tickets in the first balcony, stage right- close enough to hear the ballerina's toe shoes sound on the stage. The Koch Theatre at Lincoln Center is...More

Thank ealistello
Reviewed 22 December 2011

We had a great time at the NYC ballet last weekend. The show was fantastic and we made a day of it by going out to eat in Hell's Kitchen and then going over to see Rockerfeller Center. My teenage daughters really enjoyed the ballet.

Thank Keith P
Reviewed 22 December 2011

George Balanchine's Nutcracker is a classic holiday ballet in New York, as well as a favorite with tourists (everyone around us spoke another language and had a slew of shopping bags crowed in the aisles)... We bought tickets about a week prior for a Tuesday...More

Thank lmm303
Reviewed 14 December 2011

The Nutcracker is a holiday must see in NYC - truly enjoyed the magical performance. Amazing dancing and wonderful music. Would love to go every year.

Thank Ann02332
Reviewed 5 December 2011

Seeing the Nutcracker for the first time will stay with me forever. I cannot recommend this enough. Absolutely amazing!

Thank x57114
Reviewed 5 October 2011

The epitome of talent, beauty, and culture. We saw Jewels and were stunned. Even my husband, who does not typically enjoy this type of event, was amazed by the artistry of this ballet company. Even if you need to get the cheap nosebleed seats, do...More

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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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6 August 2018|
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Response from TAFCRacer | Reviewed this property |
I would agree with BartokBela. Buy direct from the NYCB box office. We went to Nutcracker last year & got great seats without broker fees or mark-ups.
29 March 2018|
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Response from Sandra H | Reviewed this property |
I believe so. May want to google NYC Ballet in Licoln Center. I live in Texas so only check when I am going to NY.
Leanne C
18 November 2017|
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Response from NYC_Ballet | Property representative |
Hi Leanne C, Thank you very much for your question! We highly recommend purchasing your tickets in advance, especially for The Nutcracker which can sell out. Please let us know if you have any other questions! Best, NYCB