Much more than a venue, National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) is a premier cultural institution of the country. It produces and partners in various performances which it hosts. With five auditoriums, an art gallery, a restaurant and landmark location of Nariman point, its elegance is second to none among Mumbai theatre venues.
Website: Official Website
Parking Location: Parking is available free of cost to the guests. However, with five auditoriums, it gets full if your show is not the 3 PM one. The paid parking by Municipal corporation is available at 70 per hour, but for NCPA shows, they generally charge a pre-paid fixed amount of 100 or 120 irrespective of hours.
How to get there: NCPA location on Google Maps work fine. The place is reachable by Kaali-peeli, Uber, Ola.
Things to Note:
– Have some time to spare after the show: It is always a relaxing experience to have a stroll around the promenade. The place is full of life and nice crowd even at late nights.
– If the best seats have gotten full: For Godrej Dance, Experimental and Little, fret not. These are very nicely done, small sized auditorium and there won’t be any issues. In fact, seats J13-14 (Godrej) and seats N 10-1, R 9-1 (Experimental) provide amazing view!
– Cafe at the NCPA (0m)
– Marine Drive (0m)
– Rustom Jee Icecream (1300m)