New York City Center's 12th Annual

Fall for Dance Festival

Sep 30 - Oct 11, 2015

See 20 acclaimed dance companies and artists in five unique Fall for Dance programs. All tickets are only $15!


The Pirates of Penzance

Oct 15 - 16, 2015

Deborah Voigt and Hunter Parrish star in a sumptuous concert staging of Gilbert and Sullivan’s irresistible 1879 operetta.

New York City Center Gala

Annie Get Your Gun
In Concert

Oct 27 - 28, 2015

Megan Hilty and Andy Karl star in a two-night concert performance of Irving Berlin’s classic 1946 musical.

New York City Center presents

Sylvie Guillem - Life in Progress
A Sadler’s Wells London Production

Nov 12 - 14, 2015

The legendary French ballerina will perform in the United States for the last time in a riveting evening of dance.

Lincoln Center’s White Light Festival
A Sadler’s Wells London Production

Thomas Adès: Concentric Paths—Movements in Music

Nov 20 - 22, 2015

In this groundbreaking US premiere, four esteemed choreographers illuminate the musical world of Thomas Adès.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Dec 2, 2015 - Jan 3, 2016

“The irresistible dancers of Ailey are back” (The New Yorker) with a dazzling array of offerings.


Cabin in the Sky

Feb 10 - 14, 2016

This 1940 musical about the salvation of a charming ne’er-do-well features jazz hits such as “Taking a Chance on Love.”

Les Ballets de Monte Carlo

Jean-Christophe Maillot’s Cinderella

Feb 18 - 20, 2016

This dark, sensual, and compulsively watchable 1999 ballet strips the Cinderella fairy tale of its sugar.

Pacific Northwest Ballet

Feb 24 - 27, 2016

The renowned Seattle company returns to City Center with two programs of Balanchine masterpieces and contemporary works.

New York City Center presents

Whelan/Watson: Other Stories
Co-produced with The Royal Ballet

Mar 3 - 5, 2016

Two ballet icons join forces for an idiosyncratic and deeply personal evening of new works.

Flamenco Festival 2016

Mar 10 - 19, 2016

Spain’s finest dancers and singers come to City Center for a stirringly authentic celebration of flamenco.



Mar 30 - Apr 3, 2016

Ring in the election year with this classic Tony Award-winning musical about how the founding fathers gave birth to a new nation.

Dance Theatre of Harlem

Apr 6 - 9, 2016

See passion on pointe from the beloved dance company that captures the diversity of 21st century ballet.

Martha Graham Dance Company


Apr 14 - 18, 2016

Rediscover Martha Graham’s genius for capturing the human spirit at her company’s 90th anniversary season.


Dido and Aeneas

Apr 28 - 29, 2016

Kelli O’Hara, Victoria Clark, and more than 100 of New York’s finest choral singers perform Henry Purcell’s tempestuous Baroque opera.


Do I Hear a Waltz?

May 11 - 15, 2016

This ravishing 1965 musical marked the only collaboration of Richard Rodgers and Stephen Sondheim.

Stages I & II / Studios

Manhattan Theatre Club


Oct 1 - Dec 6, 2015

A hilarious and heartfelt new comedy featuring Marylouise Burke and Holland Taylor, written by Pulitzer Prize winner David Lindsay-Abaire and directed by David Hyde Pierce.

Fall for Dance Master Classes


Oct 9, 2015

Participants will learn material from the repertory of Sharon Eyal, and explore how to apply their identities to fulfilling the work’s nuances and purpose.

Fall for Dance Master Classes

Project FFD: Pam Tanowitz

Oct 10, 2015

Dylan Crossman and Melissa Toogood of Pam Tanowitz Dance will guide students through a warm-up and teach material from Pam Tanowitz’s repertoire.

Manhattan Theatre Club

Important Hats of the Twentieth Century

Nov 10 - Dec 13, 2015

The rip-roaring tale of Sam Greevy, the hottest fashion designer in 1930’s New York… that is, until rival Paul Roms starts releasing strange but popular pieces.

Studio 5 at City Center

The Art of Coaching

Nov 16, 2015

Watch Angel Corella work with Pennsylvania Ballet dancers to show how coaching can elevate mere execution to ecstatic expression.

Manhattan Theatre Club

Prodigal Son

Jan 19 - Mar 20, 2016

A passionate, explosive portrait of a young man on the verge of salvation or destruction, written and directed by John Patrick Shanley (of Tony, Academy Award, and Pulitzer Prize fame).

Studio 5 at City Center

Balanchine on the Coasts

Feb 22, 2016

Join New York City Ballet alums Peter Boal and Wendy Whelan for an exploration of George Balanchine's immortal choreography.

Studio 5 at City Center

Breaking Barriers

Apr 4, 2016

Wendy Whelan moderates a conversation with three women whose experiences map the evolving history of race in ballet: Raven Wilkinson, Virginia Johnson, and Stella Abrera.

Manhattan Theatre Club


May 3 - Jun 26, 2016

A pathologist steals the brain of Albert Einstein; a neuropsychologist embarks on her first romance with another woman; a seizure patient forgets everything but how much he loves his girlfriend.

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