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.

The 5th Annual

Patrice O’Neal Comedy Benefit

Feb 21, 2017

The 5th Annual Patrice O’Neal Comedy Benefit Concert is a night of stand up comedy to honor the memory of a master comedian and true friend with performances by Bill Burr, Gary Gulman, Leslie Jones, Robert Kelly, Jim Norton, Keith Robinson, Dan Soder & Rich Vos.

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.

John Scher/ Metropolitan Entertainment Presents

Diana Ross

Apr 24 - 26, 2017

See living legend Diana Ross perform songs spanning her entire career in an historic three-night engagement at City Center.


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.

Cherry Orchard Festival presents

Vakhtangov State Academic Theatre of Russia
by Anton Chekhov

Jun 15-18, 2017

After a sold-out run in London's West End, Russia’s legendary Vakhtangov State Academic Theater makes a triumphant return to New York City Center with its award-winning production of Anton Chekhov's UNCLE VANYA.

Stages I & II / Studios

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

Jan 24 - Apr 16, 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 7 - 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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