Calendar of Member Events

As thanks for your support as a Friend of City Center, we invite you to participate in our special member-only events throughout the season. For a full list of passes available at each membership level, please see the chart below or visit our membership page.

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Backstage Tour — Option 2
Thu Feb 16 at 5:30pm

Encores! Kick-Off Event 
(featuring Encores! Artistic Director Lear deBessonet and special guests) 
Tues Feb 28 

Encores! Dear World
Mar 15 – 19, 2023
Rehearsal: Tues Mar 14 at 7:30pm

Ayodele Casel | Artists at the Center
Apr 13 – 15, 2023
Rehearsal: TBD

Dance Theatre of Harlem
Apr 19 – 23, 2023
Rehearsal: TBD 

Encores! Lionel Bart’s Oliver!
May 3 – 14, 2023
Rehearsal: Tue May 2 at 7:00pm

Member Appreciation Event
Spring 2023 

Encores! The Light in the Piazza
Jun 21 – 25, 2023
Rehearsal: Tues June 20 at 7:30PM

Events and Passes Available at Each Member Level

Rehearsal Passes
4 6 8 10 12
Rehearsal Passes
  2 2 4 6
Kick-Off Event

Reservation Information

To RSVP to any of the above events, please contact 212.763.1206 or email If you are a President’s Council member, please contact the President’s Council Hotline at 212.763.1257.

Looking for an upgraded City Center experience? President’s Council members ($2,500+) receive individualized, year-round customer service and enjoy the greatest ticket flexibility with access to the very best seats. Call the President’s Council Hotline at 212.763.1257 for more information.


Members can use a maximum of two passes per Encores! rehearsal this season. Dates and times are subject to change. All TBD dates will be communicated several weeks prior to the rehearsal.

Please refer to our health, safety, and ticket policies for the latest information on our health and safety protocols.