Hottest Tickets In Town: New York City Ballet, Richard Rogers Theatre, The Metropolitan Opera


All Balanchine
New York City Ballet
Lincoln Center Plaza

The New York City Ballet is honoring the history of one of its greatest choreographers, George Balanchine. Throughout his 35 year tenure as the NYCB’s artistic director, Balanchine choreographed the majority of the performances the company has introduced since its inception. The highlights of his 465 works will be presented in a special All Ballanchine production that runs April 30 – May 11.


Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Richard Rogers Theatre
226 West 46th Street

Hollywood heavyweight Scarlett Johansson adds a dose of sex appeal and glamour to her new role as Maggie the Cat in a revival of the Tennessee Williams’ classic “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.” Johansson stars alongside Benjamin Walker (Broadway’s Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson) as her boozed up and broken down husband Brick. Directed by Rob Ashford, the Broadway production opened on January 17th to positive reviews praising Johansson’s performance. The play runs through March 30.


The Ring Cycle
The Metropolitan Opera
Lincoln Center Plaza

Richard Wagner’s epic four-part opera tracing the rise and fall of the Norse Gods is coming to New York City’s premiere opera company. Staged by famed director Robert Lepage, who cut his teeth working for Cirque de Soleil, The Ring Cycle is being touted as the Metropolitan Opera’s most ambitious project yet.


New York Knicks
Madison Square Garden
4 Pennsylvania Plaza

Watch Carmelo Anthony work his magic alongside Jason Kidd and Amar’e Stoudemire from the best seats in the house – courtside. Rub elbows with celebrities like Leonardo DiCaprio and Kanye West from the Garden’s prime courtside seats, located right next to the scorer’s table and an arms-length away from all the action.