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Lincoln Center Festival takes place from July 5 - August 14, 2011 at Lincoln Center, including Avery Fisher Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Josie Robertson Plaza, as well as The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space, Park Avenue Armory and Gerald W. Lynch Theater in Manhattan, New York City.
"Lincoln Center Festival began with the idea of expanding the possibilities presented at Lincoln Center and bringing to audiences something that they could not see elsewhere. This is a challenging goal in a city as culturally rich as New York, and the result has been an eclectic mix of artists and productions representing over 50 countries...", says Nigel Redden, Director of the Festival.
"Central to the Festival has been an effort to look outside the Western European canon, to broaden notions of classicism by presenting classical works from other parts of the world. And, of course, the theaters of Lincoln Center have been our main stages...."
Among the special highlights:
Lincoln Center, in a co-presentation with Park Avenue Armory and in association with The Ohio State University, presents The Royal Shakespeare Company. The Company’s 50th anniversary is being celebrated with a six-week residency at the Armory, complete with their own theater, a replica of their home space at Stratford-Upon-Avon.
The five plays being presented are:
Two programs that are part of the RSC’s children’s education program Stand Up for Shakespeare are shortened (but not diluted) versions of
Some of the Talks and Panel Discussions are:
For more information, go to www.LincolnCenterFestival.org.
Lincoln Center FestivalJuly 5 - August 14, 2011
Lincoln Center:Alice Tully Hall65th Street and Broadway
Avery Fisher Hall65th Street and Broadway
Metropolitan Opera64th Street and Broadway
Josie Robertson Plaza64th Street and BroadwayNew York City
The Jerome L. Greene Performance SpaceWNYC44 Charlton Street (at Varick Street)New York CityTheGreeneSpace.org
Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse165 W 65th Street, 10th floorNew York City
Gerald W. Lynch TheaterJohn Jay College Amsterdam Avenue (betw 58th and 59th Streets)New York City
Park Avenue Armory643 Park AvenueNew York City
Rose TheaterFrederick P. Rose Hall60th Street and BroadwayNew York City
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