Lincoln Center Festival News

Lang Lang, Joshua Bell, Alvin Ailey and More Set for LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER This FallLang Lang, Joshua Bell, Alvin Ailey and More Set for LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

Live From Lincoln Center -- the award-winning performing arts series presenting the best of the wide-ranging programming from the world's leading performing arts center -- today announced its lineup of broadcasts from September through December 2016. (more...)

TKTS to Launch Pop-Up Residency at Lincoln Center This AugustTKTS to Launch Pop-Up Residency at Lincoln Center This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts announces the opening of a special three-month pop-up TKTS residency at the David Rubenstein Atrium's Zucker Box Office starting Tuesday, August 2 at 12:00 pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: The National Ballet of Canada Presents THE WINTER'S TALEPhoto Flash: The National Ballet of Canada Presents THE WINTER'S TALE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

Deemed 'a triumph' (Telegraph, U.K.) at its premiere by The Royal Ballet at Covent Garden in April 2014 and 'a major artistic achievement' (Toronto Star) when it was presented by The National Ballet of Canada this past November, THE WINTER'S TALE is the work of one of today's most acclaimed and in-demand choreographers, Christopher Wheeldon.  (more...)

Review Roundup: THE MERCHANT OF VENICE with Jonathan PryceReview Roundup: THE MERCHANT OF VENICE with Jonathan Pryce
by Review Roundups - Jul 25, 2016

London's critically acclaimed Shakespeare's Globe, under the artistic direction of Emma Rice, will light up US stages and screens this summer and fall, with a three-city limited engagement of The Merchant of Venice, which will play limited engagements in New York, Washington, D.C. and Chicago in July and August. Two-time Olivier- and Tony Award-winner Jonathan Prycestars as Shylock. The production is directed by Jonathan Munby. (more...)

The Cleveland Orchestra performs 27th Annual Free Star-Spangled Spectacular ConcertThe Cleveland Orchestra performs 27th Annual Free Star-Spangled Spectacular Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

The Cleveland Orchestra, led by guest conductor Loras John Schissel, performs the 27th annual free community concert in downtown Cleveland: The Star-Spangled Spectacular brought to you byCuyahoga Arts & Culture and sponsored by KeyBank. This year's concert returns to Public Square and is part of the RNC Thank You Cleveland Weekend of events.  The concert begins at 9:00 p.m.and ends at approximately 10:15 p.m., followed by fireworks (weather permitting). (more...)

Lincoln Center's LC Kids Announces 16-17 SeasonLincoln Center's LC Kids Announces 16-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

Lincoln Center's LC Kids program-which welcomes children and families to the world's leading performing arts center with world-class performances and free events-announces its 2016-17 season, including 10 ticketed productions from five different countries. Following the success of its inaugural season last year, LC Kids expands its offerings with a wide-ranging line up, filled with theater, dance, stories, music, and free parties on the plaza. (more...)

Prototype: Opera/Theatre/Now to Return to NYC This January; Lineup Announced!Prototype: Opera/Theatre/Now to Return to NYC This January; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

Prototype: Opera/Theatre/Now invigorates New York City January 5-15, 2017, with its fifth annual explosion of provocative and pioneering opera- and music-theatre, curated by co-founding producers, Kristin Marting (of HERE), Beth Morrison (of Beth Morrison Projects) and Kim Whitener (of HERE). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Jonathan Pryce & Company Take Bows in THE MERCHANT OF VENICE at Lincoln Center FestivalPhoto Coverage: Jonathan Pryce & Company Take Bows in THE MERCHANT OF VENICE at Lincoln Center Festival
by Walter McBride - Jul 21, 2016

London's critically acclaimed Shakespeare's Globe, under the artistic direction of Emma Rice, will light up US stages and screens this summer and fall, with a three-city limited engagement of The Merchant of Venice, which will play limited engagements in New York, Washington, D.C. and Chicago in July and August. Two-time Olivier- and Tony Award-winner Jonathan Pryce stars as Shylock. The production is directed by Jonathan Munby. (more...)

Photo Flash: Worlds Collide When Takarazuka CHICAGO Meets Broadway Cast!Photo Flash: Worlds Collide When Takarazuka CHICAGO Meets Broadway Cast!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

Takarazuka, Japan's famous all-female musical theater troupe, makes its first appearance in New York in over 25 years with Takarazuka CHICAGO at Lincoln Center Festival July 20-24 only at the David H. Koch Theater, running concurrently with the Tony Award-winning show, with a legendary book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, music by John Kander, and lyrics by Fred Ebb, and now the number one longest-running American musical in Broadway history.    Just yesterday, the cast of Takarazuka CHICAGO was introduced to the cast of New York City's Broadway production by producers Fran and Berry Weissler. Check out photos from the special event below! (more...)

Ballet Hispanico & More Featured in Lincoln Center at the Movies EncoreBallet Hispanico & More Featured in Lincoln Center at the Movies Encore
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

Coming to more than 115 theaters nationwide on Tuesday, August 2 at 7:00 pm (local time) is Ballet Hispanico, led by Artistic Director Eduardo Vilaro, with two audience favorites: CARMEN.maquia, an electrifying contemporary take on Bizet's passionate opera choreographed by Spaniard Gustavo Ramirez Sansano, and Club Havana, a virtuosic re-imagining of a sizzling nightclub by Cuban-born choreographer Pedro Ruiz. The film will include special behind-the-scenes interviews with the dancers and a glimpse of the company's rehearsals. (more...)

BWW Review: Mesmerizing, Tantalizing PARADISE at Lincoln Center FestivalBWW Review: Mesmerizing, Tantalizing PARADISE at Lincoln Center Festival
by Richard Sasanow - Jul 18, 2016

“The word and genre 'opera' is much broader and more inclusive in the 21st century than it was in the past,” says Huang Ruo, composer/co-librettist of PARADISE INTERRUPTED, his mesmerizing, tantalizing opera that was one of the opening selections of this year's Lincoln Center Festival. (more...)

The Cleveland Orchestra Appoints Abby Mitchell as Chief Development OfficerThe Cleveland Orchestra Appoints Abby Mitchell as Chief Development Officer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2016

 Cleveland Orchestra Executive Director Andre Gremillet and Board of Trustees President Dennis W. LaBarre today announced that Abby Mitchell will join the Orchestra as Chief Development Officer on Monday, July 18, 2016.  Ms. Mitchell's charge is to further strengthen the long-term partnership between the Orchestra and its hometown.  Ms. Mitchell takes on the position vacated by Jon Limbacher, who returned to Minnesota to lead the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra as Managing Director and President.  (more...)

Daniela Mack Replaces Sasha Cooke in Mostly Mozart Festival 2016 OpenerDaniela Mack Replaces Sasha Cooke in Mostly Mozart Festival 2016 Opener
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016

Lincoln Center announces an artist update for the 50th season's opening program on July 25 and 26. Due to pregnancy, mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke has withdrawn from these performances and will be replaced by Daniela Mack, who makes her New York and Mostly Mozart Festival debuts. (more...)

STREB Extreme Action in SEA Set for The Kennedy Center, 11/4-5STREB Extreme Action in SEA Set for The Kennedy Center, 11/4-5
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents STREB Extreme Action in their Kennedy Center debut with SEA (Singular Extreme Actions) in the Eisenhower Theater for three performances, November 4-5, 2016. (more...)


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Shakespeare's Globe Coming to U.S. Stages, Screens This Year with THE MERCHANT OF VENICE & MoreShakespeare's Globe Coming to U.S. Stages, Screens This Year with THE MERCHANT OF VENICE & More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2016

London's critically acclaimed Shakespeare's Globe, under the artistic direction of Emma Rice, will light up US stages and screens this summer and fall, with a three-city limited engagement of The Merchant of Venice, the return of the popular Globe on Screen cinema series and a special two-night concert collaboration with The Los Angeles Philharmonic at the historic Hollywood Bowl. (more...)

Lincoln Center Out of Doors to Launch This Month with Patti Smith and MoreLincoln Center Out of Doors to Launch This Month with Patti Smith and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

Lincoln Center Out of Doors, one of the country's longest-running outdoor summer festivals, will open its 46th season of free performances on Wednesday, July 20 at 7:30 pm with multi-faceted artist Patti Smith in an evening of words and music, joined by longtime musical collaborators Lenny Kaye and Tony Shanahan. (more...)

Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival 2016 Sets Week Two LineupLincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival 2016 Sets Week Two Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival, one of the world's major music festivals and a beloved summer New York tradition, celebrates its milestone 50th anniversary season with eight performances and a variety of superb musicians, including artist debuts, late-night recitals, premieres, and the return of favorite artists during the festival's second week. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 6/26/2016 - 7/3/2016Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 6/26/2016 - 7/3/2016
by BWW - Jul 3, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com from 6/26/2016 - 7/3/2016. (more...)

BWW Review: PATIENCE & SARAH  Shines Light on Women in Love in 19th-Century New EnglandBWW Review: PATIENCE & SARAH Shines Light on Women in Love in 19th-Century New England
by Richard Sasanow - Jun 28, 2016

PATIENCE & SARAH—at least in the production of this chamber opera seen this past week at the Players Theatre in Greenwich Village, as part of the New York Opera Fest and 18 years after its premiere at Lincoln Center Festival—is a beautiful but somewhat lopsided affair. While it tells of the love shared by the women of the title, despite the objections and confusion of their families—Patience is educated, wealthy and a painter, Sarah's a poor, illiterate farmer--it seems really to be the story of Sarah. (more...)

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