Ted Sperling, Artistic Director


Oct 20 - 21, 2016

MasterVoices (formerly The Collegiate Chorale) will open its 75th anniversary season with the New York premiere of Ricky Ian Gordon and Royce Vavrek’s 27.

New York City Center Gala
Honoring Adrienne Arsht

Sunday in the Park with George

Oct 24 - 26, 2016

Jake Gyllenhaal and Annaleigh Ashford will star in a concert version of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece.

Dream. Love. Believe.

Oct 28, 2016

The premiere of HOKIS, is a true collaborative effort spanning international borders.

New York City Center presents

Vail Dance Festival: ReMix NYC
Directed by Damian Woetzel

Nov 3-6, 2016

City Center channels the spirit of Woetzel’s summer dance happening in the Rocky Mountains.

New York City Center presents

Natalia Osipova & Artists
A Sadler’s Wells London Production

Nov 10-12, 2016

The renowned Russian ballerina breaks free of her classical roots in a triple bill of US premieres.

Nederlands Dans Theater

Nov 16-19, 2016

One of the world’s leading contemporary dance companies, under the guidance of choreographer Paul Lightfoot.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Nov 30 - Dec 31, 2016

See the world’s most popular dance company in a powerful season that explores our common humanity.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
Young New York Night

Dec 1, 2016 at 7:30pm

A special Ailey performance curated for Young New Yorkers between the ages of 21-30.


Big River
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Feb 8 - 12, 2017

A thoroughly original retelling of Mark Twain’s classic novel about friendship,  freedom, and the untamed Mississippi, Big River was a musical underdog  as scrappy  and restless as Huckleberry Finn himself.

Flamenco Festival 2017

Mar 9 - 12, 2017

Spain’s finest dancers and musicians come to City Center for “one of the year’s biggest dance events” (The New York Times).


The New Yorkers
A Sociological Musical Satire

Mar 22 - 26, 2017

Bullets fly and bathtub gin flows in Cole Porter’s 1930 Prohibition jape The New Yorkers, a gleefully amoral celebration of speakeasies, gangsters, society dames, and the great city they love.

Blanca Li
Goddesses & Demonesses

Mar 30 - Apr 1, 2017

Contemporary dancer-choreographer Blanca Li and Bolshoi Ballet principal dancer Maria Alexandrova conjure mythological figures.

Dance Theatre of Harlem

Apr 19 - 22, 2017

Experience the sheer power and diversity of 21st century ballet with Dance Theatre of Harlem’s 2017 City Center season.


The Golden Apple

May 10 - 14, 2017

Helen of Troy as a bored housewife? Ulysses as a dashing hero of the Spanish-American War? The whimsical and toweringly ambitious 1954 musical The Golden Apple does all that and more.

Ardani Artists presents

Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg
40th Anniversary North American Tour

Jun 2 - 11, 2017

Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg returns to City Center with two full-length ballets that typify Boris Eifman’s singular gift for creating powerful, provocative dance works.

Stages I & II / Studios

Manhattan Theatre Club


Sep 27 - Nov 20, 2016

Tony Award-winning playwright and performer Sarah Jones (Bridge & Tunnel) returns in an exuberant new show inspired by the real-life experiences of people affected by the sex industry.

Manhattan Theatre Club


Oct 4 - Nov 27, 2016

A modern twist on the all-American love story, Vietgone by Qui Nguyen (She Kills Monsters) is the classic story of boy meets girl—except this boy and girl are refugees from the Vietnam War, newly settled in a relocation camp inside Middle America.

Campaigns Are Like Wildfires:
An Election Song Cycle
Featuring Michael Friedman and Friends

Nov 7, 2016

After an inordinately crazy year in politics, composer Michael Friedman’s songs capture our country’s hope, confusion, and fear.

Studio 5 at City Center

The Creative Forces Behind NDT

Nov 14, 2016

Tyler Angle moderates a conversation with Nederlands Dans Theater Artistic Director Paul Lightfoot and the company’s Artistic Advisor, Sol León.

Front and Center: Learning from the Masters
with Victoria Clark

NOV 21, 2016

Tony Award winner Victoria Clark coaches emerging musical theater performers in City Center’s new master class series.

Front and Center: Learning from the Masters
with Jeanine Tesori

Jan 23, 2017

Tony Award winner Jeanine Tesori (Fun Home, Violet) coaches emerging composers in City Center’s new master class series.

Ring Twice for Miranda

January 24th - April 16th, 2017

In a tragi-comedy set in difficult times, a man known only as Sir rules with a vengeance, but it’s Miranda, a chambermaid, who adds intrigue to his life.

Manhattan Theatre Club


Feb 3 - Apr 2, 2017

Linda Wilde has it all. She’s an award-winning senior executive, as well as a busy wife and mother. But when she pitches a revolutionary concept that could change the way the world looks at women of a certain age, she finds herself fighting for her own relevance as every part of her carefully considered life starts to show cracks.

Studio 5 at City Center

Music: Information and Impulse

Feb 20, 2017

How does music inspire, propel, and inform a performance? What does it mean to be “musical”? Tyler Angle explores these questions at Studio 5.

Front and Center: Learning from the Masters
with Bartlett Sher

Feb 27, 2017

Tony Award winner Bartlett Sher (South Pacific, The Light in the Piazza) coaches emerging directors in City Center’s new master class series.

Manhattan Theatre Club

Cost of Living

May 16 - Jul 16, 2017

Cost of Living is the story of four very different people, in four very different circumstances, each trying to get by.

Studio 5 at City Center

The Répétiteur’s Work

Jun 12, 2017

Wendy Whelan shines a light on the work of a répétiteur–one who stages work choreographed by others.

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