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Skirball Center for the Performing Arts

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Coordinates: 40°43′47″N 73°59′52″W / 40.729747°N 73.997816°W / 40.729747; -73.997816

The Jack H. Skirball Center for the Performing Arts is an 850-seat theater in Manhattan, New York owned by New York University. Named after philanthropist Jack H. Skirball, the Center has recently hosted speeches on foreign policy, question and answer sessions by John Kerry,[1] Al Gore,[2] Justin Trudeau[3] and Mohammad Javad Zarif[4] among others. The theatre was completed in October 2003 and cost approximately $40 million.[5] The architect was Kevin Roche, John Dinkeloo and Associates.

Jack H. Skirball Center for the Performing Arts
Address 566 Laguardia Place
New York City
United States
Owner New York University
Capacity 850
Opened October 2003
Architect Kevin Roche, John Dinkeloo and Associates



  1. ^ "Speech at New York University". April 20, 2004. Retrieved 2007-07-15. 
  2. ^ "Former Vice President Al Gore Remarks to". August 7, 2003. Archived from the original on July 15, 2007. Retrieved 2007-07-15. 
  3. ^ "What did the PM say about Canada's history of colonialism?". Retrieved 19 March 2018. 
  4. ^ "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. 
  5. ^ "Skirball Center for Performing Arts/NYU". Arts Build NY. Retrieved 2007-10-03. 

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