By Victoria Erickson
The Lincoln Center has announced its 2017/2018 season lineup. Three national tours of Broadway hit shows headline the season, which includes:
– Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella, the Tony Award®- winning Broadway musical from the creators of The Sound of Music. This hilarious and romantic tale delivers some surprising new twists with its contemporary take on the beloved classic story.
– Jersey Boys, the 2006 Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award®- winning Best Musical about Rock and Roll Hall of Famers The Four Seasons: Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick Massi. This is the true story about how four blue-collar kids became one of the greatest successes in pop music history.Cabaret, Roundabout Theatre Company presents Sam Mendes (Skyfall, American Beauty) and Rob Marshall’s (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) Tony Award®-winning production of Cabaret. As the decadent allure of Berlin nightlife encourages people to leave their troubles outside, life in pre-WWII Germany grows more and more uncertain.
– Cabaret, Roundabout Theatre Company presents Sam Mendes (Skyfall, American Beauty) and Rob Marshall’s (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) Tony Award®-winning production of Cabaret. As the decadent allure of Berlin nightlife encourages people to leave their troubles outside, life in pre-WWII Germany grows more and more uncertain.
The 2017/18 season also stars amazing musicians including the outlaw country artist Kris Kristofferson, the legendary jazz trumpeter Arturo Sandoval, and “the king and queen of the banjo” Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn. Other acts include comedian Mike Birbiglia’s “The New One,” the Irish sensation Celtic Nights, and the ground-breaking techno-delic performance group Siro-A from America’s Got Talent fame. Rounding out the season are stunning displays of dance featuring the Martha Graham Dance Company and family-friendly shows like Mr. Popper’s Penguins and A Charlie Brown Christmas.
“We are thrilled to bring this exciting mix of performances to the stage and the community,” said Jack Rogers, Lincoln Center Executive Director. “We invite the Northern Colorado community to join us for our newest season and Find your Center.”
Season renewals and new season package sales begin today. Individual performances, including $15-$20 Big Deal seats, will go on sale August 9. Visit LCtix.com for more information on shows and to purchase tickets.
Additional Shows: Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn, Kris Kristofferson, ArtWear Fashion Show, Mike Birbiglia “The New One,” The Moth Mainstage, A Charlie Brown Christmas, Celtic Nights: Oceans of Hope and Arturo Sandoval