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: http://bit.ly/MoreMaids
(Photo: Lisa Tomasetti)
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.
The Bolshoi Ballet has arrived! Watch Vogue’s exclusive preview with David Hallberg and Olga Smirnova. (Photo: Courtesy Vogue Magazine)
Today’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. http://bit.ly/WSJBolshoiDancers
(Svetlana Zakharova with David Hallberg Damir Yusupov/Bolshoi Theatre)
"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)
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.
An operatic work long suppressed, Mieczyslaw Weinberg’s “The Passenger” finally arrives in New York for its local premiere at Lincoln Center Festival this coming week. The New York Times's Zachary Woolfe outlines the drama of the work, the recently rediscovered composer, and the woman behind the story. “It manages to take this horrendous history, an almost unimaginable history, and it never sentimentalizes or wraps it up,” the conductor Patrick Summers said. “It doesn’t try to save anyone. If art is supposed to just ask a question, it just asks us to remember.” More information on the opera here: http://bit.ly/LCFThePassenger
(Ms. Posmysz with Johan Engels and his scenic design for the production’s two tiered set. Photo credit Bregenzer Festspiele/Andereart)