Welcome to the Gerald W. Lynch Theater

Since opening its doors in 1988, the Gerald W. Lynch Theater has been an invaluable cultural resource for John Jay College and the larger New York City community. The Gerald W. Lynch Theater hosts a broad spectrum of events including television events such as Comedy Central Presents, Premium Blend and Live by Request, theater and dance including Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater/Ailey II, Lincoln Center Festival, The Actors Fund and private events including tapings for television and film, conferences and corporate meetings.

A View of the GWL Theater Seating from the Stage

The Gerald W. Lynch Theater does not operate a box office. If you are interested in buying tickets for a show, please visit the website for the event.  Please note, all attendees and staff are required to show ID for entry into the building.

*Masks are available upon request. 

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