Inside New York City Center, From "Mecca Temple" to Performing Arts Center
Date(s) - 09/20/2019
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
New York City Center
New York Adventure Club
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
See you there!
*This tour occurs once a year