The first performing arts center in New York City founded in 1943 by Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia and City Council President Newbold Morris. It was converted from a meeting hall
for the members of the Ancient and
Accepted Order of the Mystic Shrine.
The City Center Encores! series of shows features revivals of old shows, especially Chicago: The Musical as of 1996.
Web site: www.citycenter.org