|Address||566 LaGuardia Place|
New York City
|Owner||New York University|
|Current use||Performing arts venue|
|Architect||Kevin Roche, John Dinkeloo and Associates|
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. The architect was Kevin Roche, John Dinkeloo and Associates.
The Center has hosted speeches on foreign policy, question and answer sessions by John Kerry, Al Gore, Justin Trudeau and Mohammad Javad Zarif 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.
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