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New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center

40 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York, NY 10023-7498
(917) 275-6975

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The New Dorp Library will be closed from Monday, June 23rd through Saturday, June 28th in order to facilitate branch repairs.

  • The Song Index Image
    Search the Index to the Popular Song Collection located at the Circulation Desk on the 1st Floor.
  •  TOFT (Theatre on Film and Tape Archive) videorecords live theatre productions and interviews.

The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts houses one of the world's most extensive combination of circulating, reference, and rare archival collections in its field. These materials are available free of charge, along with a wide range of special programs, including exhibitions, seminars, and performances. An essential resource for everyone with an interest in the arts—whether professional or amateur—the Library is known particularly for its prodigious collections of non-book materials such as historic recordings, videotapes, autograph manuscripts, correspondence, sheet music, stage designs, press clippings, programs, posters and photographs.

NEW! BRUNO WALTER AUDITORIUM TICKET POLICY 

Free programs and exhibitions — download the current season brochure in pdf 

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Upcoming Events

Thursday, July 24, 2014
2:30 p.m. I Had a Ball
Friday, July 25, 2014
6:30 p.m. Do Not Sell at an Any Price: A Library Listening Party with Amanda Petrusich
Saturday, August 2, 2014
2:30 p.m. Silent Clowns Film Series
Thursday, August 7, 2014
6 p.m. Caputuring American Theater History: Writing the Story of the O’Neill
Saturday, August 16, 2014
1:30 p.m. The New York Opera Forum presents a concert version of Semiramide
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