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  NT Live: Skylight
Thu, Oct 23 @ 7 pm
On a bitterly cold London evening, schoolteacher Kyra Hollis (Carey Mulligan) receives an unexpected visit from her former lover, Tom Sergeant (Bill Nighy), a successful and charismatic restaurateur whose wife has recently died. As the evening progresses, the two attempt to rekindle their once passionate relationship only to find themselves locked in a dangerous battle of opposing ideologies and mutual desires.
  Sundays w/o Scenery: Jane Anderson's "The Baby Dance"
Sun, Oct 26 @ 2 pm
Sun, Oct 26 @ 7 pm
The play explores the conflicting and constantly shifting emotions surrounding the idea of surrogacy by following two couples whose lives become intertwined, each with a different goal.
  The Met Live in HD: Bizet's Carmen
Sat, Nov 1 @ 1 pm
Richard Eyre’s mesmerizing production of Bizet’s steamy melodrama returns with mezzo- soprano Anita Rachvelishvili singing her signature role of the ill-fated gypsy temptress. Aleksandrs Antonenko plays her desperate lover, the soldier Don José, and Ildar Abdrazakov is the swaggering bullfighter, Escamillo, who comes between them. Pablo Heras-Casado conducts the irresistible score, which features one beloved and instantly recognizable melody after another.
  Talking Art in Maine, Intimate Conversations: Eric Hopkins
Thu, Nov 6 @ 7 pm
Meet Eric Hopkins in a one-on-one conversation with artist Jane Dahmen.
  LCCT presents "Almost, Maine."
Fri, Nov 14 @ 7:30 pm
Sat, Nov 15 @ 7:30 pm
Sun, Nov 16 @ 2 pm
Fri, Nov 21 @ 7:30 pm
Sat, Nov 22 @ 7:30 pm
Sun, Nov 23 @ 2 pm
LCCT is pleased to present, “Almost, Maine, “ a romantic comedy by John Cariani, live on the Lincoln Theater Stage.
  The Met Live in HD: Rossini's Il Barbiere di Siviglia
Sat, Nov 22 @ 1 pm
The Met’s effervescent production of Rossini’s classic comedy – featuring some of the most instantly recognizable melodies in all of opera – stars Isabel Leonard as the feisty Rosina, Lawrence Brownlee as her conspiring flame, and Christopher Maltman as the endlessly resourceful and charming barber, himself. Michele Mariotti conducts the vivid and tuneful score. Pre-Opera Talk with Dr. Morton Achter.
  Big Apple Circus from Lincoln Center, NYC
Sat, Nov 29 @ 1:30 pm
Come one, come all to the Big Apple Circus performance captured live from Lincoln Center, NYC!
  NT Live: Of Mice and Men
Sat, Dec 6 @ 7 pm
Sun, Dec 7 @ 2 pm
Filmed on the Broadway stage by National Theatre Live, this landmark revival of Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck's play is a powerful portrait of the American spirit and a heartbreaking testament to the bonds of friendship.
  NT Live: JOHN
Tue, Dec 9 @ 3 pm
Tue, Dec 9 @ 8 pm
Internationally renowned DV8 Physical Theatre bring their powerful new production to the National Theatre. The company’s new production, JOHN, authentically depicts real-life stories, combining movement and spoken word to create an intense and moving theatrical experience.
  The Met Live in HD: Wagner's Die Meistersinger Von Nurnberg
Sat, Dec 13 @ 12 pm
James Levine returns to one of his signature Wagner works conducting this epic comedy— back at the Met for the first time in eight years—about a group of Renaissance “master singers” whose song contest unites a city. Johan Reuter, Johan Botha, and Annette Dasch lead the superb international cast in this charming and magisterial celebration of the power of music and art.
  Bolshoi Ballet Live: The Nutcracker
Sun, Dec 21 @ 1 pm
On Christmas Eve, Marie’s godfather, Drosselmeyer, gives her a strange toy: a wooden nutcracker carved in the shape of a little man. At midnight, when the celebrations are over, all the toys magically come to life. The nutcracker grows to human size and takes charge of the tin soldiers, flying to the rescue of Marie, who is threatened by the Mouse King and his mouse army.
  The Second Annual Holiday Guitar Night
Sat, Dec 27 @ 7:30 pm
Lincoln Theater is pleased to present its Second Annual Holiday Guitar Night, Live on Stage and featuring two extraordinary musicians, Eric Lugosch and Stephen Bennett in a concert for the season.
  Sundays w/o Scenery
Sun, Dec 28 @ 2 pm
Sun, Dec 28 @ 7 pm
Sundays w/o Scenery: Actors, A Script, and Your Imagination is a staged reading of a contemporary play.
  The Met Live in HD: Lehár's The Merry Widow
Sat, Jan 17 @ 1 pm
The great Renée Fleming stars as the beguiling femme fatale who captivates all Paris in Lehár’s enchanting operetta, seen in a new staging by Broadway virtuoso director and choreographer Susan Stroman (The Producers, Oklahoma!, Contact). Stroman and her design team of Julian Crouch (Satyagraha, The Enchanted Island) and costume designer William Ivey Long (Cinderella, Grey Gardens, Hairspray) have created an art-nouveau setting that climaxes with singing and dancing grisettes at the legendary Maxim’s. Nathan Gunn co-stars as Danilo and Kelli O’Hara is Valencienne. Andrew Davis conducts. Pre-Opera Talk with Dr. Morton Achter.
  NT Live: Treasure Island
Thu, Jan 22 @ 2 pm
Thu, Jan 22 @ 7 pm
Fri, Feb 20 @ 2 pm
Robert Louis Stevenson’s story of murder, money and mutiny is brought to life in a thrilling new stage adaptation by Bryony Lavery, broadcast live from the National Theatre.
  Bolshoi Ballet Live: Swan Lake
Sun, Jan 25 @ 1 pm
White swan by day, human by night, the beautiful Odette awaits an oath of true love to break the curse. The great legend of the enigmatic swan/woman is one of the most romantic classical ballets, appropriately set in the era of courtly romance and characterized by elegance, style and harmony.
  The Met Live in HD: Offenbach's Les Contes D'Hoffmann
Sat, Jan 31 @ 1 pm
The magnetic tenor Vittorio Grigolo takes on the tortured poet and unwitting adventurer of the title of Offenbach’s operatic masterpiece, in the Met’s wild, kaleidoscopic production. Soprano Hibla Gerzmava faces the operatic hurdle of singing two of the three heroines, Antonia and Stella with Erin Morely taking on the third heroine, Olympia—each an idealized embodiment of some aspect of Hoffmann’s desire.
  The Met Live in HD: Tchaikovsky's Iolanta and Bartok's Duke Bluebeard's Castle
Sat, Feb 14 @ 12:30 pm
On the heels of her triumphant Met performances in Eugene Onegin, soprano Anna Netrebko takes on another Tchaikovsky heroine in the first opera of this intriguing double bill, consisting of an enchanting fairy tale (Iolanta) followed by an erotic psychological thriller (Duke Bluebeard’s Castle). Netrebko stars as the beautiful blind girl who experiences love for the first time in Iolanta, while Nadja Michael is the unwitting victim of the diabolical Bluebeard, played by Mikhail Petrenko. Both operas are directed by Mariusz Trelinski, who was inspired by classic noir films of the 1940s. Iolanta also stars Piotr Beczala, and Valery Gergiev conducts both operas.
  Bolshoi Ballet: Romeo & Juliet
Sun, Mar 8 @ 1 pm
Stellar performances by Alexander Volchkov and Anna Nikulina illuminate this masterpiece, making the immortal tale of the lovers of Verona an unforgettable experience.
  The Met Live in HD: Rossini's La Donna Del Lago
Sat, Mar 14 @ 1 pm
Bel canto superstars Joyce DiDonato and Juan Diego Flórez join forces for this Rossini showcase of vocal virtuosity, set in the medieval Scottish highlands and based on a beloved novel by Sir Walter Scott. DiDonato is the “lady of the lake” of the title, and Flórez is the king who relentlessly pursues her, their vocal fireworks embellishing the romantic plot in this Met premiere production conducted by Michele Mariotti. Pre-opera talk with Dr. Morton Achter.
  The Met Live in HD: Mascagni's Cavalleria Rusticana and Leoncavallo's Pagliacci
Sat, Apr 25 @ 12:30 pm
Opera’s most enduring tragic double bill returns in an evocative new production from Sir David McVicar, who sets the action across two time periods but in the same Sicilian village. Marcelo Álvarez rises to the challenge of playing the dual tenor roles of Turiddu in Cavalleria Rusticana and Canio in Pagliacci. Rae Smith (War Horse) has designed the moodily atmospheric 1900 village square setting of Cavalleria, which transforms to a 1948 truck stop for the doomed vaudeville troupe of Pagliacci. Eva-Maria Westbroek (Cav) and Patricia Racette (Pag) sing the unlucky heroines, and Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi is on the podium.
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