Best operas in New York

Check out the top operas in New York, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
1. Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
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358 local reviews
10 Lincoln Center Plaza, Manhattan
+1 212-875-5456
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Christopher
Lincoln Center is iconic. If you're not up for seeing a symphony of an opera at the Met, you can catch an…
Charles
Home to the New York City Ballet, the Metropolitan Opera, Alice Tulley Hall, the New York Philharmonic, and…
Annie
Just a short walk away. Everything from the Ballet, Opera, Theater, Music is available to watch. Depending…
1. Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
1. Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
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358 local reviews
10 Lincoln Center Plaza, Manhattan
+1 212-875-5456
Christopher
Christopher
Lincoln Center is iconic. If you're not up for seeing a symphony of an opera at the Met, you can catch an independent or foreign film at the…
Charles
Charles
Home to the New York City Ballet, the Metropolitan Opera, Alice Tulley Hall, the New York Philharmonic, and Jazz at Lincoln Center. See any…
Annie
Annie
Just a short walk away. Everything from the Ballet, Opera, Theater, Music is available to watch. Depending on the time of year there are…
2. Brooklyn Academy of Music
2. Brooklyn Academy of Music
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444 local reviews
30 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn
+1 718-636-4100
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D. Emily
BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music) is a multi-arts center located in Brooklyn, New York. For more than 150…
Carolyn+Dan
BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music) is a multi-arts center located in Brooklyn, New York. For more than 150…
Megan
A local institution, BAM has been the cultural heart of Brooklyn for over 150 years. Comprised of multiple…
2. Brooklyn Academy of Music
2. Brooklyn Academy of Music
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444 local reviews
30 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn
+1 718-636-4100
D. Emily
D. Emily
BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music) is a multi-arts center located in Brooklyn, New York. For more than 150 years, BAM has been the home for…
Carolyn+Dan
Carolyn+Dan
BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music) is a multi-arts center located in Brooklyn, New York. For more than 150 years, BAM has been the home for…
Megan
Megan
A local institution, BAM has been the cultural heart of Brooklyn for over 150 years. Comprised of multiple theaters and venues, there is…
3. Theater District
3. Theater District
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485 local reviews
Theater District, Manhattan
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Stanley
Anastasia, Phantom of the Opera, Chicago, Lion King and all of the other shows, within walking distance
NaNa
Kinky Boots The Phantom of the Opera Like The Lion King Chicago And etc
3. Theater District
3. Theater District
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485 local reviews
Theater District, Manhattan
Stanley
Stanley
Anastasia, Phantom of the Opera, Chicago, Lion King and all of the other shows, within walking distance
NaNa
NaNa
Kinky Boots The Phantom of the Opera Like The Lion King Chicago And etc
4. Lincoln Center Plaza
4. Lincoln Center Plaza
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63 local reviews
Lincoln Center Plaza, New York
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Mike
Walk to Lincoln Center to enjoy a ballet or opera at the Met followed by a great meal at The Smith, Bar…
Faye
Home of the Metropolitan Opera and The New York Philharmonic, Lincoln Center is a beautiful sight starting…
Erik
Opera House and Philharmonic are there, but also frequent public concerts, art installations, and during the…
4. Lincoln Center Plaza
4. Lincoln Center Plaza
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63 local reviews
Lincoln Center Plaza, New York
Mike
Mike
Walk to Lincoln Center to enjoy a ballet or opera at the Met followed by a great meal at The Smith, Bar Boulud, PJ Clarke's, Ed's Chowder…
Faye
Faye
Home of the Metropolitan Opera and The New York Philharmonic, Lincoln Center is a beautiful sight starting with the steps which light up…
Erik
Erik
Opera House and Philharmonic are there, but also frequent public concerts, art installations, and during the holidays, one of the most…
5. Metropolitan Opera House
5. Metropolitan Opera House
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61 local reviews
30 Lincoln Center Plaza, Manhattan
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 212-362-6000
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Lina
Must see. Watch a ballet performance (totally worth it!) World famous opera house located on Broadway at…
Christopher
Founded in 1880, the Metropolitan Opera is the largest classical music organization in North America. It…
Greg
As a classical musician, I have the utmost respect for the performances they turn out every time I visit the…
5. Metropolitan Opera House
5. Metropolitan Opera House
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61 local reviews
30 Lincoln Center Plaza, Manhattan
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 212-362-6000
Lina
Lina
Must see. Watch a ballet performance (totally worth it!) World famous opera house located on Broadway at Lincoln Square in the Upper West…
Christopher
Christopher
Founded in 1880, the Metropolitan Opera is the largest classical music organization in North America. It presents about 27 different operas…
Greg
Greg
As a classical musician, I have the utmost respect for the performances they turn out every time I visit the Met Opera. Incredible singers,…
6. BAM Harvey Theater
6. BAM Harvey Theater
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297 local reviews
651 Fulton St, Brooklyn
+1 718-636-4100
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Johnny
BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music) is a multi-arts center located in Brooklyn, New York. For more than 150 years,…
Fegan + Martin
Get immersed into the art scene at BAM Theater. Located in the amazing adjacent neighborhood of Fort Greene,…
Michelle & Nael
Revival of a historic 1904 venue showcasing avant-garde theater performances in a classical space. Ft…
6. BAM Harvey Theater
6. BAM Harvey Theater
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297 local reviews
651 Fulton St, Brooklyn
+1 718-636-4100
Johnny
Johnny
BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music) is a multi-arts center located in Brooklyn, New York. For more than 150 years, BAM has been the home for…
Fegan + Martin
Fegan + Martin
Get immersed into the art scene at BAM Theater. Located in the amazing adjacent neighborhood of Fort Greene, BAM is an opportunity to…
Michelle & Nael
Michelle & Nael
Revival of a historic 1904 venue showcasing avant-garde theater performances in a classical space. Ft. Theater, Dance, Movies, Performance…
7. BAM Fisher
7. BAM Fisher
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124 local reviews
321 Ashland Pl, Brooklyn
+1 718-636-4100
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Dar
Because you can enjoy Film, Live Music, Opera, Dance and Theater in one beautiful and world renowned venue…
Cannon
The ultimate & supremo when it comes to entertainment. Not only host to incredible operas, ballets & other…
Steven
There’s a bar upstairs and on Fridays they have free live comedy shows. It’s a movie theater, opera house, and…
7. BAM Fisher
7. BAM Fisher
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124 local reviews
321 Ashland Pl, Brooklyn
+1 718-636-4100
Dar
Dar
Because you can enjoy Film, Live Music, Opera, Dance and Theater in one beautiful and world renowned venue. Great accoustics. Great live,…
Cannon
Cannon
The ultimate & supremo when it comes to entertainment. Not only host to incredible operas, ballets & other theater experiences, BAM has one…
Steven
Steven
There’s a bar upstairs and on Fridays they have free live comedy shows. It’s a movie theater, opera house, and performance art stage. I saw…
8. Lincoln Center Theater
8. Lincoln Center Theater
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26 local reviews
150 W 65th St, Manhattan
Open · Closes 6:00 PM
+1 212-501-3100
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Eddy
A 15 minute ride on the subway and you're at the world's center for art, culture, and live performance. There…
Séamus
Look up the schedule of symphonies and opera. But just visiting the outside is nice. There's a fountain and…
Dalton
Jazz, Ballet, The Opera anyone? Located across from Central Park, and has an array of outdoor free concerts…
8. Lincoln Center Theater
8. Lincoln Center Theater
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26 local reviews
150 W 65th St, Manhattan
Open · Closes 6:00 PM
+1 212-501-3100
Eddy
Eddy
A 15 minute ride on the subway and you're at the world's center for art, culture, and live performance. There are plenty of ways to get…
Séamus
Séamus
Look up the schedule of symphonies and opera. But just visiting the outside is nice. There's a fountain and sometimes they broadcast the…
Dalton
Dalton
Jazz, Ballet, The Opera anyone? Located across from Central Park, and has an array of outdoor free concerts starting in July each year. Nice…
9. BAM Howard Gilman Opera House
9. BAM Howard Gilman Opera House
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61 local reviews
BAM Howard Gilman Opera House, Brooklyn
+1 718-636-4100
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Leah
Great, eclectic performances from all over the world. Dance, theater, contemporary music, opera, circus,…
Charles
BAM is awesome on all accounts. Many Fridays and Saturdays there is free music in the BAM cafe. There is a…
Dena
BAM is Brooklyn's premiere performing arts centre. I've never seen anything here that wasn't good (theatre,…
9. BAM Howard Gilman Opera House
9. BAM Howard Gilman Opera House
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61 local reviews
BAM Howard Gilman Opera House, Brooklyn
+1 718-636-4100
Leah
Leah
Great, eclectic performances from all over the world. Dance, theater, contemporary music, opera, circus, unclassifiable performances... BAM…
Charles
Charles
BAM is awesome on all accounts. Many Fridays and Saturdays there is free music in the BAM cafe. There is a movie theater and opera house…
Dena
Dena
BAM is Brooklyn's premiere performing arts centre. I've never seen anything here that wasn't good (theatre, dance, opera, music, cinema, you…
10. Lincoln Square
10. Lincoln Square
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13 local reviews
Lincoln Square, Manhattan
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Patricia
Lincoln Center offers ballet, opera, theater, film, concerts and a library, all in a complex of several…
Allison
Home to the Metropolitan Opera, Juilliard, The Philharmonic, Ballet, Theater, Film, and more. Also has…
Minggu
The ultimate palace for performing art in US. Btw, there is a beautiful fountain in front of Met Opera House.
10. Lincoln Square
10. Lincoln Square
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13 local reviews
Lincoln Square, Manhattan
Patricia
Patricia
Lincoln Center offers ballet, opera, theater, film, concerts and a library, all in a complex of several buildings, with a lovely plaza and…
Allison
Allison
Home to the Metropolitan Opera, Juilliard, The Philharmonic, Ballet, Theater, Film, and more. Also has beautiful architecture and a good…
Minggu
Minggu
The ultimate palace for performing art in US. Btw, there is a beautiful fountain in front of Met Opera House.
11. TKTS Times Square
11. TKTS Times Square
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97 local reviews
7th Ave, Manhattan
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 212-912-9770
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Peyton
Great place to get tickets for Broadway shows. (Since Broadway musicals are what I do for a living, obviously…
Jeff & Kelly
Want to see a Broadway show, but don't care what it is? There's a ticket booth in the center of Times Square…
Faye
Outdoor ticket deals for Broadway Shows and musicals. It's a long line but you will get seats to shows like…
11. TKTS Times Square
11. TKTS Times Square
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97 local reviews
7th Ave, Manhattan
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 212-912-9770
Peyton
Peyton
Great place to get tickets for Broadway shows. (Since Broadway musicals are what I do for a living, obviously I have to offer some insight…
Jeff & Kelly
Jeff & Kelly
Want to see a Broadway show, but don't care what it is? There's a ticket booth in the center of Times Square that sells all the remaining,…
Faye
Faye
Outdoor ticket deals for Broadway Shows and musicals. It's a long line but you will get seats to shows like Jersey Boys, Spiderman, Phantom…
12. Majestic Theatre
12. Majestic Theatre
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3 local reviews
245 W 44th St, Manhattan
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 212-239-6200
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Billy
The Phantom of the Opera Andrew Lloyd Webber's masterwork is a timeless story of seduction and despair.
Chris
Phantom of the Opera the musical. Check for showtimes.
Manny
The Theater where Phantom of the Opera is showing
12. Majestic Theatre
12. Majestic Theatre
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3 local reviews
245 W 44th St, Manhattan
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 212-239-6200
Billy
Billy
The Phantom of the Opera Andrew Lloyd Webber's masterwork is a timeless story of seduction and despair.
Chris
Chris
Phantom of the Opera the musical. Check for showtimes.
Manny
Manny
The Theater where Phantom of the Opera is showing