New York City Center
Photograph: Robert Kern
Time Out says
Posted: Fri Aug 20 2010
Before Lincoln Center changed the cultural geography of New York, this was the home of the New York City Ballet (originally known as the Ballet Society). City Center’s lavish decor is golden, as are the companies that pass through. You can count on superb performances all year long, including Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in December and the Paul Taylor Dance Company in the spring. In September, the Fall for Dance Festival features performances by an assortment of companies—tickets are only $10.
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What's on at New York City Center
Musicals, Comedy, Revival
The current season of City Center's invaluable Encores! concert-staging series ends with a reprise of the hit 1960 musical (adapted from the 1956 French version) about a French tart and the law student who loves her. John Doyle directs; the cast is led...
A revival of this classic drama by Jean Genet—French master of perversity and power struggles—would normally not equal box-office gold. But this Sydney Theatre Company import stars the incomparable Cate Blanchett. The film star plays a domestic servant...
This is the late composer-lyricist Jonathan Larson’s other musical (besides Rent), which remained unstaged until a posthumous version premiered in 2002. Now the sweetly melancholy tuner about a New York artist nervously eyeing his 30th birthday returns...