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    Super Fan Talks With Superstar

    My first introduction to Jesus Christ Superstar was in the ’90s when my father explained how records worked. At seven, I was not interested in most of his music until he took out a large brown album emblazoned with two angels, opened so many times that the spine had to be duck-taped back together decades… Read More

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    Let There Be LED Light!

    While the lighting on stage during a performance may seem like a simple element that might go unnoticed, it is actually one of the most essential parts of a production and it can greatly impact an audience’s experience. Lighting can simulate the different times of the day, influence the audience’s mood and call focus on… Read More

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    Looking Back with Appreciation // 2022–23 Season in Review

    As another amazing season draws to a close here at The Lincoln Center, we’re taking time to reflect on some of the things that we were able to achieve because of you, our loyal patrons and friends, and your support. Take a look at what we’ve done together as a community during our 2022–2023 season.… Read More

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    In The Lincoln Center Art Gallery: April Newsletter

    Daily Chronicles continues through April 15. The exhibit focuses on the beauty and simplicity of everyday life and features the work of Andrew DeCaen, Morgan Ford Willingham, Teddi Parker and Whitney Sage. Each of the four artists transforms ordinary situations into a thought-provoking opportunity to draw attention to and appreciate one’s surroundings. The next exhibit,… Read More

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    Home, Love and Family: A Look at Anastasia

    The story of Anastasia has been told through books, films and dramatic plays and now it’s bursting to life in a dazzling new musical. Inspired by two beloved films and one magnificent historical story, this romantic and adventure-filled musical runs April 20–22 at The Lincoln Center. Anastasia transports the audience from the twilight of the… Read More

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    Our Cups Runneth Reusable

    You may notice something a little different at the bar when you come to The Lincoln Center: we’re taking our commitment to the environment to a whole new level! For select upcoming shows, we are trading in our compostable cups for reusable ones with r.Cup. Every year 120 billion single-use cups are used by Americans… Read More

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    BalletX: Challenging Uniformity

    Philadelphia’s BalletX gives ballet a bold and contemporary style that strives to expand the vocabulary of classical dance. On March 28, 2023, The Lincoln Center is inviting the community to emerge themselves in the performing art world of ballet.  Since 2005, when BalletX was founded by Christine Cox and Matthew Neenan, the company has produced… Read More