From the New York Adventure Club website:

Inside New York City Center, From “Mecca Temple” to Performing Arts Center

Step inside New York’s first performing arts center and former home of The Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine before the doors open to the public.

Join New York Adventure Club for a private tour of New York City Center, 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.

Led by the Director of Operations before New York City Center opens to the public, our unique experience will include:

  • An overview of the neo-Moorish building, from its creation as the meeting hall for members of The Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine in 1924 to NYC’s first performing arts center in 1943
  • A private walkthrough of its stunning lobby and hallways, and meaning behind its many murals
  • A look inside the 2,257 seat theater from multiple levels

Click here to see pictures from one of our last visits!

*This tour is limited to twice a year


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Categories: Tours, Arts, Historic Sites

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Fri 10 2015 , by

And Then She Fell

Now Playing Through December 30th, 2015

The story of Alice in Wonderland takes an eerie turn in Then She Fell, an interactive retelling of the Lewis Carroll classic. Imported from London, the immersive experience by Third Rail Projects takes place in a century-old hospital. #halloweengoals

195 Maujer St. (at Humboldt St.); 718-374-5196 or thenshefell.com

Note: This is a small-group experience. Audiences are limited to 15 members per show. By Subway: L Train to Grand St.…

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