40 Years of Live From Lincoln Center

JUST ANNOUNCED: Live From Lincoln Center — the pioneering, award-winning performing arts series showcasing the best of the wide-ranging programming from the 30 iconic stages of the world’s largest performing arts center — today announced its 40th anniversary season on PBS. Kicking off the season is Sondheim’s iconic musical thriller Sweeney Todd, featuring Bryn Terfel, Emma Thompson and the New York Philharmonic on September 26, followed by The Nance with Nathan Lane on October 10, both part of the PBS Arts Fall Festival. Later broadcasts this season will include the School of American Ballet, the New York Philharmonic on New Year’s Eve, the annual Richard Tucker Music Foundation Opera Gala, and Lincoln Center’s American Songbook. Read the full press release here: http://bit.ly/LFLC40Announcment

Congratulations to Live From Lincoln Center Host Audra McDonald on her sixth Tony Award win!

Congratulations to Live From Lincoln Center Host Audra McDonald on her sixth Tony Award win!

Just announced! PBS will air two Live From Lincoln Center broadcasts this Fall, kicking of its 40th season, in their Arts Fall Festival, starting with “Sweeney Todd” with the New York Philharmonic and starring Bryn Terfel and Emma Thompson on Friday, September 26 and “The Nance” starring Nathan Lane and produced by Lincoln Center Theater (broadcast date to be announced).

(Photos: Sweeney Todd, Chris Lee/New York Philharmonic; Nathan Lane, Joan Marcus/Lincoln Center Theater)

Live From Lincoln Center host Audra McDonald discusses her portrayal of Billie Holiday in “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill” with Stephen Colbert and the “jazz lifestyle” on last night’s Colbert Report. Check out the interview and some exclusive performance clips.

Audra McDonald nominated for Tony Award

Big congrats to Audra McDonald, host of Live From Lincoln Center, on her Tony Award nomination for her portrayal of Billie Holiday in “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill”

Another Chance at Live From Lincoln Center

Did you miss Jason Isbell on Live From Lincoln Center on PBS this past Friday? Don’t panic, you can still watch the performance here: http://to.pbs.org/1iUeWWJ

Tune in to PBS tonight to watch singer-songwriter Jason Isbell in concert on Live From Lincoln Center! Follow us on Twitter and join the conversation tonight with hashtag ‪#‎LFLC‬. Check local listings here.

Tune in to PBS tonight to watch singer-songwriter Jason Isbell in concert on Live From Lincoln Center! Follow us on Twitter and join the conversation tonight with hashtag ‪#‎LFLC‬. Check local listings here.

In this Live From Lincoln Center preview, Jason Isbell describes the freedom of writing songs from other people’s points of view. Tune in to PBS tonight to see him perform on Live From Lincoln Center

Singer/songwriter Jason Isbell shows off his main guitar, ahead of his appearance on Live From Lincoln Center on PBS tomorrow (check local listings)

We caught up with famed guitarist and roots rock singer-songwriter Jason Isbell on the road in Philadelphia. Jason is known for his exquisite songwriting: tales of life, love and loss that are at once heartbreaking and hopeful. In this piece, Jason shares with us the process of writing the perfect love song with the perfect partner, his wife Amanda.

See Jason Isbell on Live From Lincoln Center on PBS this Friday, April 11 (check local listings)