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Special Events at the Lincoln Theater

  National Theatre Live Encore: Frankenstein
Thu, Oct 27 @ 2 pm
Thu, Oct 27 @ 7 pm
National Theatre Live’s thrilling broadcast of Frankenstein returns to cinemas for a limited time, due to unprecedented audience demand. Starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller.
  Lincoln Theater and Skidompha Library present Stories to Screen Series: The Secret Garden (G)
Sat, Oct 29 @ 10 am
Lincoln Theater and Skidompha Library are pleased to launch a new "Stories to Screen Series” starting this October, with four classic family tales, starting with Frances Hodgson Burnett’s The Secret Garden.
  DaPonte String Quartet. Winter Series I: Running a Ground
Fri, Nov 4 @ 7:30 pm
Winter Series I: Running a Ground. Works by Mozart, Heiss and Prokofiev
  The Bolshoi Ballet: The Bright Stream. 2016 Encore
Sun, Nov 6 @ 1 pm
During harvest festival at a collective farm, a visiting dance troupe reunites a ballerina with her childhood friend Zina. In order to teach her unfaithful husband a lesson, Zina, the ballerina and the ballerina’s husband decide to swap roles for the evening…
  NT Live Encore: Hamlet with Benedict Cumberbatch
Sun, Nov 27 @ 2 pm
Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC’s Sherlock, The Imitation Game, Frankenstein at the National Theatre) takes on the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy. Captured live.
  Lincoln Theater and Skidompha Library present Stories to Screen Series: Peter Pan (PG)
Sat, Dec 3 @ 10 am
The Darling family children receive a visit from Peter Pan, who takes them to Never Never Land where an ongoing war with the evil Pirate Captain Hook is taking place.
  The Kenneth Branagh Theatre Co. presents: The Entertainer
Sat, Dec 3 @ 2 pm
In the final production of his West End season, Kenneth Branagh takes on the role of the failing comic Archie Rice.
  The Met Encore Presentation: Mozart's The Magic Flute
Sun, Dec 4 @ 2 pm
This Live in HD production of The Magic Flute is broadcast as a special holiday encore presentation. It was originally transmitted on December 30, 2006, as the inaugural production in the Live in HD series.
  The Met Live in HD: Kaija Saariaho's L'Amour de Loin
Sat, Dec 10 @ 1 pm
A Met Premiere! One of the most highly praised operas of recent years, which had its premiere at the Salzburg Festival in 2000, Kaija Saariaho’s yearning medieval romance L’Amour de Loin ("Love From Afar”), has its Met premiere this season.
  The Bolshoi Ballet: The Nutcracker. 2016 Encore
Sun, Dec 11 @ 1 pm
On Christmas Eve, Marie’s wooden nutcracker doll transforms into a beautiful prince who takes her on a magical journey. Before they leave, they must confront the Mouse King whose army is threatening Marie…
  NT Live: No Man's Land
Thu, Dec 15 @ 2 pm
Thu, Dec 15 @ 7 pm
Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart return to the West End stage in this glorious revival of Harold Pinter's comic classic.
  NT Live Encore: War Horse
Sat, Dec 17 @ 2 pm
The National Theatre’s original stage production of War Horse, re-broadcast from London’s West End.
  The Met Live in HD: Verdi's Nabucco
Sat, Jan 7 @ 1 pm
Met Music Director James Levine conducts Verdi’s early drama of Ancient Babylon, Nabucco, with Plácido Domingo adding a new role to his repertory as the title character.
  The Met Live in HD: Gounod's Roméo et Juliette
Sat, Jan 21 @ 1 pm
Pre-Opera Talk at 11:45 AM. The electrifying team of Vittorio Grigolo and Diana Damrau reunites for a new production of Gounod’s opera based on the Shakespeare play.
  The Bolshoi Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty
Sun, Jan 22 @ 1 pm
On her 16th birthday, a curse by the evil Carabosse causes the beautiful Princess Aurora to fall into a deep slumber for 100 years. Only the kiss of a prince could awaken her…
  NT Live: Amadeus
Thu, Feb 2 @ 2 pm
Thu, Feb 2 @ 7 pm
Music. Power. Jealousy. Lucian Msamati (Luther, Game of Thrones, NT Live: The Comedy of Errors) plays Salieri in Peter Shaffer’s iconic play, broadcast live from the National Theatre, and with live orchestral accompaniment by Southbank Sinfonia.
  The Bolshoi Ballet: Swan Lake (encore)
Sun, Feb 5 @ 1 pm
At moonlight on the banks of a mysterious lake, Prince Siegfried meets the bewitched swan-woman Odette. Completely spellbound by her beauty, he swears his faithfulness to her. However, the Prince realizes too late that Fate has another plan for him...
  NT Live: Saint Joan
Thu, Feb 16 @ 2 pm
Thu, Feb 16 @ 7 pm
Bernard Shaw’s classic play follows the life and trial of a young country girl who declares a bloody mission to drive the English from France. As one of the first Protestants and nationalists, she threatens the very fabric of the feudal society and the Catholic Church across Europe.
  The Met Live in HD: Dvorák's Rusalka
Sat, Feb 25 @ 1 pm
Kristine Opolais stars in a new production of the opera that first won her international acclaim, Dvorák’s fairy-tale opera about the tragic water nymph Rusalka.
  NT Live: Hedda Gabler
Thu, Mar 9 @ 2 pm
Thu, Mar 9 @ 7 pm
"I’ve no talent for life.” Just married. Bored already. Hedda longs to be free...
  The Met Live in HD: Verdi's La Traviata
Sat, Mar 11 @ 1 pm
Pre-Opera Talk at 11:45 AM. Sonya Yoncheva brings her acclaimed interpretation of the doomed courtesan Violetta Valéry to Live in HD audiences for the first time, opposite rising American tenor Michael Fabiano as her lover, Alfredo.
  The Bolshoi Ballet: A Contemporary Evening (live)
Sun, Mar 19 @ 1 pm
The Bolshoi boldly takes on a new challenge in a triptych of works by three masters of modern and contemporary choreography.
  The Met Live in HD: Mozart's Idomeneo
Sat, Mar 25 @ 1 pm
James Levine conducts a rare Met revival of Mozart’s Idomeneo, set in the aftermath of the Trojan War. Its first Met revival in over a decade this season,
  The Bolshoi Ballet: A Hero of our Time (live)
Sun, Apr 9 @ 1 pm
Pechorin, a young officer, embarks on a journey across the majestic mountains of the Caucasus, on a path set by his passionate encounters. Disillusioned and careless, he inflicts pain upon himself and the women around him…
  The Met in HD: Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin
Sat, Apr 22 @ 1 pm
Anna Netrebko reprises one of her most acclaimed roles as Tatiana, the naïve heroine of Tchaikovsky’s opera, adapted from Pushkin’s classic novel.
  The Met in HD: Strauss' Der Rosenkavalier
Sat, May 13 @ 12:30 pm
The Met’s first new production since 1969 of Strauss’s rich romantic masterpiece, conducted by Music Director James Levine and directed by Robert Carsen. Renée Fleming sings one of her signature roles as the Marschallin, opposite Elina Garanca in her first North American performances as Octavian, the impulsive young title character.
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