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October 25, 2013

New York City Center, 92nd Street Y, Merkin Concert Hall, and Miller Theater to Sell Reduced-Price Tickets at Lincoln Center's David Rubenstein Atrium

David Rubenstein Atrium

Date: October 25, 2013

Press Contact: Kate Merlino

[email protected]

212-875-5101




NEW YORK CITY CENTER, 92nd STREET Y, MERKIN CONCERT HALL,

AND MILLER THEATRE TO SELL REDUCED-PRICE TICKETS AT

LINCOLN CENTER’S DAVID RUBENSTEIN ATRIUM


Discounts of 25% through 50% Offered for

Tickets Sold Tuesdays through Saturdays

Beginning October 29th at the Zucker Box Office



Reduced price tickets for the public to major cultural events will be easier to purchase beginning October 29, 2013. New York City Center, 92nd Street Y, Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center, and Miller Theatre at Columbia University have joined with Lincoln Center to sell reduced-price tickets to their performances at LCTIX at the Zucker Box Office in Lincoln Center’s David Rubenstein Atrium beginning Tuesday, October 29, 2013. The tickets will be sold the week of the performances on a Tuesday through Saturday schedule allowing for greater flexibility with ticket purchasing, unlike other discount ticket programs that sell tickets for the day of a show. For example, discounted tickets for a Friday night performance at City Center will be available at the Atrium on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, or as long as inventory lasts.


“With these four cultural institutions joining Lincoln Center’s LCTIX at the Zucker Box Office, we intend to create a thriving ‘TKTS’ for non-profits and culturals,” says Tom Dunn, Sr. Director, Concert Halls Operations. “Patrons of cultural organizations need the same convenience - and the same opportunity for reduced prices – as patrons at most entertainment venues in the city. At the Zucker Box Office we will offer one-stop shopping, at a discount, for some of the finest performances in and around New York.” These organizations join Big Apple Circus and resident organizations of Lincoln Center, including New York Philharmonic, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Film Society of Lincoln Center, New York City Ballet, Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, and Lincoln Center Theater, to offer tickets, at 25% to 50% off, as available.


The Zucker Box Office is located in the David Rubenstein Atrium, Lincoln Center’s visitors center and public performance space on Broadway between 62nd and 63rd Streets. Named for Barbara and Donald Zucker, the box office is open Tuesday through Fridays from 2:00 to 7:45 pm, and on Saturdays from 12 noon until 2:00 pm, then from 3:00 to 7:45 pm. The box office is closed on Sunday and Monday. When available, Sunday tickets are sold on Saturday. In the coming weeks LCTIX at the Zucker Box Office will offer discounted tickets to a variety of performances, including:


- Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty at New York City Center, through November 3;

- Estonian National Symphony Orchestra at Avery Fisher Hall on November 10;

- Warren Wolf Quartet at Miller Theatre on November 2;

- Jazz at Lincoln Center – various concerts;

- Ecstatic Music Festival at Kaufman Music Center Feb. & Mar. 2014, plus NY Guitar

Festival Jan. 21-30;

- Hagen Quartet at 92nd Street Y, November 7-17.


David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center opened to the public in December, 2009, and it welcomed its 1,000,000 visitor this past August. This vibrant public space, open every day, is home to an array of programs, services, and amenities designed to welcome, inform, and entertain local residents, the general public, and the thousands of people who visit the city, Lincoln Center and its surrounding community every day. This public space for the arts offers services including: Free weekly performances (Target® Free Thursdays), free monthly performances for families (Meet the Artist Saturdays), a ’wichcraft café, guided tours of the Lincoln Center campus, a staffed information desk, restrooms, and free Wi-Fi access.


To get a weekly email from the Zucker Box Office about upcoming performances and ticket availability, please visit http://atrium.lincolncenter.org/ or call Lincoln Center CenterCharge (212) 875-5456.


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About New York City Center

New York City Center (Arlene Shuler, President & CEO) has played a defining role in the cultural life of the city for nearly 70 years. It was Manhattan’s first performing arts center, dedicated by Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia in 1943 with a mission to make the best in music, theater and dance accessible to all audiences. Today, City Center is home to many distinguished companies, including City Center’s Principal Dance Company, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, as well as New York City Opera and Manhattan Theatre Club; a roster of renowned national and international visiting artists; and its own critically acclaimed and popular programs. The Tony-honored Encores! musical theater series has been hailed as “one of the very best reasons to be alive in New York.” Dance has been integral to the theater’s mission from the start, and dance programs, including the annual Fall for Dance Festival, remain central to City Center’s identity. City Center is dedicated to providing educational opportunities to New York City students and teachers with programs such as Encores! In Schools and the Young People’s Dance Series. City Center recently completed an extensive renovation to revitalize and modernize its historic theater.


About Kaufman Music Center

Kaufman Music Center is New York’s go-to place for music education and performance.

It’s where music lovers, from curious fans to renowned performers, come together to explore their musical passions. Founded in 1952 as a community school for pre-conservatory music training, today's Kaufman Music Center is one of the city’s most vibrant cultural organizations, combining world-class teaching with electrifying performances featuring rising young classical stars, Broadway icons and cutting-edge performer/composers who are re-defining contemporary music. Kaufman Music Center is home to Merkin Concert Hall; Lucy Moses School, New York’s largest community arts school; and Special Music School, New York’s only K-12 public school for musically gifted children.


About Miller Theatre at Columbia University

Miller Theatre at Columbia University is the leading presenter of new music in New York City and one of the most vital forces nationwide for innovative programming. In partnership with Columbia University School of the Arts, Miller is dedicated to producing and presenting unique events in contemporary and early music, jazz, opera, dance, and performance. Founded in 1988 with funding from John Goelet, Brooke Astor, and the Kathryn Bache Miller Fund, Miller Theatre has built a reputation for attracting new and diverse audiences to the performing arts and expanding public knowledge of contemporary music.


About 92nd Street Y

92Y is a world-class nonprofit community and cultural center that connects people at every stage of life to the worlds of education, the arts, health and wellness, and Jewish life. Through the breadth and depth of 92Y’s extraordinary programs, 92Y enriches lives, creates community and elevates humanity. More than 300,000 people visit 92Y in New York City annually and many more connect through digital and social media, live webcasts of events, and an extensive archive of stage programs and original content produced for the web, all available on 92YOnDemand.org. A proudly Jewish organization since its founding in 1874, 92Y embraces its heritage and enthusiastically welcomes people of all backgrounds and perspectives. For more information, visit www.92Y.org.


About Lincoln Center

Lincoln Center is the world’s leading performing arts center, hosting some five million visitors annually. Located on 16.3 acres in New York City, it is home to 11 Resident Organizations, including Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. The 11 organizations are: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, The Film Society of Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center, The Juilliard School, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Lincoln Center Theater, The Metropolitan Opera, New York City Ballet, New York Philharmonic, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, and The School of American Ballet.


Generous endowment support provided by Alice and David Rubenstein, Stavros Niarchos Foundation and Oak Foundation.


Target is proud to sponsor Target® Free Thursdays at the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center.


The Wall Street Journal is the Media Partner of the David Rubenstein Atrium.


MetLife is the National Sponsor of Lincoln Center.


Movado is the official sponsor of Lincoln Center.


United Airlines is the Official Airlines of Lincoln Center.


WABC-TV is the Official Broadcast Partner of Lincoln Center.


William Hill Estate Winery is the Official Wine of Lincoln Center.


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