Photo highlights from an incredible summer of events at Lincoln Center, including: the world premiere of John Luther Adams’s Sila: The Breath of the World, Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell, Paul Taylor Dance Company’s “Fibers”, National Dance Day, “The Maids” with Cate Blanchett and Isabelle Huppert, Heisei Nakamura-za, Midsummer Night Swing, the Mark Morris Dance Group’s Acis and Galatea, “Swan Lake” by the Bolshoi Ballet, and the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra.

(Photos by Stephanie Berger, Richard Termine and Kevin Yatarola)

Lincoln Center Festival thanks Heisei Nakamura-za, Rosas, The Bolshoi, Houston Grand Opera, and Sydney Theatre Company—and everyone in the audience—for making this a season to remember. 

Lincoln Center Festival thanks Heisei Nakamura-za, Rosas, The Bolshoi, Houston Grand Opera, and Sydney Theatre Company—and everyone in the audience—for making this a season to remember. 

The New York Times on “The Maids” at Lincoln Center Festival

The New York Times caught up with Cate Blanchett and Isabelle Huppert about their production of The Maids, now on stage as part of the 2014 Lincoln Center Festival.

(Photo: Damon Winter/New York Times)

More “Maids” at Lincoln Center Festival


Due to high demand for tickets, Lincoln Center Festival has today announced an added performance of the Sydney Theatre Company’s production of Jean Genet’s The Maids will be presented on Saturday, August 9 at 2 PM. Starring Cate Blanchett andIsabelle Huppert, joined by young newcomerElizabeth Debicki, The Maids is directed by Benedict Andrews in a new translation by STC Artistic Director Andrew Upton and Mr. Andrews. Tickets for the added performance will be on sale Wednesday morning, July 30.

More info here:

(Photo: Lisa Tomasetti)

Ticket giveaway for “The Maids” at Lincoln Center Festival

Enter to win tickets to see acclaimed actress Isabelle Huppert on stage and screen at Lincoln Center. Prize package includes:
Two tickets to Sydney Theatre Company’s production of The Maids starring Huppert, Cate Blanchett, and Elizabeth Debicki at Lincoln Center Festival on August 13.
Two tickets to An Evening with Isabelle Huppert at the Film Society of Lincoln Center on July 30 with screenings of Abuse of Weakness and The Piano Teacher and an extended conversation between the actress and John Waters.

Full details here —>

The Bolshoi Ballet opened its two-week Lincoln Center Festival engagement earlier this week with one of classical dance’s most famous stories, "Swan Lake," about the love of Prince Siegfried and his Swan Queen, Odette. See more photos here: Photos: Stephanie Berger

David Hallberg and Olga Smirnova in Vogue: Lincoln Center Festival

The Bolshoi Ballet has arrived! Watch Vogue’s exclusive preview with David Hallberg and Olga Smirnova. (Photo: Courtesy Vogue Magazine)

Get to know your Bolshoi ballerinas: Wall St. Journal

imageToday’s edition of The Wall Street Journal takes a closer look at three noteworthy Bolshoi Ballet dancers to be featured in the coming two-week engagement at this summer’s Lincoln Center Festival: Svetlana Zakharova, Olga Smirnova, Ekaterina Krysanova.

(Svetlana Zakharova with David Hallberg Damir Yusupov/Bolshoi Theatre)

Lincoln Center Festival: Heisei Namakmura-za review

"Jaw-dropping spectacle…this production, with its high theatricality, low comedy, subtle musical accompaniment, choral interludes and lush designs, can almost be regarded as a festival in itself." -The New York Times

Read more about this limited engagement production of Kaidan Chibusa no Enoki (The Ghost Tale of the Wet Nurse Tree), at Lincoln Center Festival through Saturday. (Photo: Sara Krulwich/New York Times)

Lincoln Center Festival: Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker

The New York Times profiles choreographer Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker ahead of her company’s Lincoln Center Festival performances (July 8-16). “She was one of the first to perform something in between dance and expressionistic theater,” said Chris Dercon, director of the Tate Modern in London.