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92nd Street Y Tisch Center for the Arts

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Address: 1395 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10128-1612
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Poetry readings.

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Saw Jerry's Girls in the 2nd Floor Theatre - Excellent!

While a small (60-80 capacity?) theatre - it was comfortable, warm and welcoming and perfect for an up and coming small off-broadway show. The staff was friendly from the... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2017
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Webster, New York
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Webster, New York
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

While a small (60-80 capacity?) theatre - it was comfortable, warm and welcoming and perfect for an up and coming small off-broadway show. The staff was friendly from the security guard in the lobby to the ticket handler. Restrooms were clean and seats were good. Elevators made it easy to get upstairs and down again. As a new comer to... More 

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Love this facility if I sit downstairs in the orchestra. Ideal for small quartets trios and cozy talks and lectures. The auditorium is a delight with its dedications to some of the masters if music. A separate room is available for refreshments and interviews. Easy to get to and surrounding need by a myriad of. Restaurants nearby for pre or... More 

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Almost every day there are first class entertainers, polititians, authors, musicians, TV stars, and more who appear in this great auditorium. It is worth going on line to look at the amazing personalities you'll encounter and the prices are very low relative to other NYC venues. I recently saw the great author, Paul Auster, being interviewed and I was prompted... More 

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 12 January 2017

A packed house appreciated the remarks of Bernard Henri-Levi while seeing Charlie Rose's lack of depth of knowledge in the evening's topic, The Genius of Judaism, the title of Henri-Levi's new book.

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Astoria, New York
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

Nothing rivals the 92nd street Y for culture, music the arts and plain fun. Coming here for a concert and lecture is a fun way to spend a late summer day on a Sunday. I highly recommend for tourists and locals alike.

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Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

I like the venue. Too bad it requires getting through security with a worse attitude than TSA. Every day I go in I am stopped and searched. I walked directly outside for less than 5 minutes did not walk anywhere else and when I returned I was literally chased through the lobby by 4! Security guards because I was wearing... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 27 May 2016

I can never say enough about the treasures available at this venue. I attended Opening Night in October 2015, George Gershwin's Rhapsody In Blue performed in its original jazz form by pianist Ted Rosenthal. As his fingers struck the last keys, he vaulted off his bench just as the audience rose on their feet with absolute abandon! Also on hand,... More 

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 6 May 2016

The lovely hall here is really a delight to hear any type of string quartet, small orchestral grouping or noted speakers. The sight lines are excellent but DO NOT sit upstairs as the seats are very uncomfortable and small. The auditorium slopes down so that no one blocks you in front and are spacious enough for all but the largest... More 

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Kinnelon, New Jersey
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Reviewed 30 March 2016

This excellent panel discussion introduced us to 92Y programs. It exceeded our expectations. All panel members were articulate, astute & passionate about their " entrepreneur ship". We subsequently signed up for two more programs.

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 24 March 2016

The 92Y Harkness Dance Center offers an array of performances, classes, workshops and intensives. It is one of the premier presenting organizations in NYC due to its breadth and depth of dance/movement categories and techniques.

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