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

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

The Jack H. Skirball Center for the Performing Arts is an 850-seat theater in Manhattan, New York owned by New York University. The Skirball Center is the largest performing arts facility south of 42nd Street.[1][2] Recently, the Skirball Center hosted speeches on foreign policy by John Kerry[3] and Al Gore[4] as well as the recording of the third season finale of The Apprentice and each season finale of Celebrity Apprentice. The theatre was completed in October 2003 and cost approximately $40 million.[5] The architect was Kevin Roche, John Dinkeloo and Associates.

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  1. ^ "The Skirball Center for the Performing Arts". NYU Office for University Development and Alumni Relations. Retrieved 2007-07-15. 
  2. ^ "Helen and Martin Kimmel Center for University Life, NYU". Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo and Associates LLC - Architects. Retrieved 2007-07-15. [dead link]
  3. ^ "Speech at New York University". GlobalSecurity.org. April 20, 2004. Retrieved 2007-07-15. 
  4. ^ "Former Vice President Al Gore Remarks to MoveOn.org". MoveOn.org. August 7, 2003. Retrieved 2007-07-15. 
  5. ^ "Skirball Center for Performing Arts/NYU". Arts Build NY. Retrieved 2007-10-03. 

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