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Skirball Center for the Performing Arts

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The Jack H. Skirball Center for the Performing Arts is an 850-seat theater at 566 LaGuardia Place in Manhattan, New York, owned by New York University. It was named after philanthropist Jack H. Skirball. The theatre was completed in October 2003 and cost approximately $40 million.[1] The architect was Kevin Roche, John Dinkeloo and Associates.

Jack H. Skirball Center for the Performing Arts
Skirball entrance 2016.jpg
Entrance, 2016
Address 566 LaGuardia Place
New York City
United States
Coordinates 40°43′47″N 73°59′59″W / 40.7298°N 73.9997°W / 40.7298; -73.9997Coordinates: 40°43′47″N 73°59′59″W / 40.7298°N 73.9997°W / 40.7298; -73.9997
Owner New York University
Capacity 850
Current use Performing arts venue
Construction
Opened October 2003
Architect Kevin Roche, John Dinkeloo and Associates
Website
www.skirballcenter.nyu.edu

The Center has hosted speeches on foreign policy, question and answer sessions by John Kerry,[2] Al Gore,[3] Justin Trudeau[4] and Mohammad Javad Zarif[5] among others. The third-season finale of The Apprentice and each season finale of The Celebrity Apprentice was filmed here. The Center is host to performing arts productions in theatre, music, ballet, circus, and burlesque. It shows theatre film broadcasts like National Theatre Live and hosts talks by speakers from politics, arts, sciences, academia, and more.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Skirball Center for Performing Arts/NYU". Arts Build NY. Retrieved 2007-10-03.
  2. ^ "Speech at New York University". GlobalSecurity.org. April 20, 2004. Retrieved 2007-07-15.
  3. ^ "Former Vice President Al Gore Remarks to MoveOn.org". MoveOn.org. August 7, 2003. Archived from the original on July 15, 2007. Retrieved 2007-07-15.
  4. ^ "What did the PM say about Canada's history of colonialism?". Retrieved 19 March 2018.
  5. ^ "Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif speaks at the New York University (NYU) Center on International Cooperation in New York - Washington Free Beacon". Retrieved 19 March 2018.

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