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Special Events at the Lincoln Theater

  An American in Paris: The Musical
Sun, Sep 23 @ 2 pm
The hit Broadway musical, in a broadcast captured live from London's West End.
  National Theatre Live: King Lear
Thu, Sep 27 @ 2 pm
Broadcast live from London’s West End, see Ian McKellen’s ‘extraordinarily moving portrayal’ (Independent) of King Lear in cinemas.
  Stories to Screen: Dr. Seuss' The Lorax (PG)
Sat, Sep 29 @ 10 am
A 12-year-old boy searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it he must discover the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world.
  The Met Live in HD: Verdi's Aida with Pre-Opera Talk
Sat, Oct 6 @ 1 pm
Giuseppe Verdi’s Aïda - featuring Anna Netrebko in the title role, with Nicola Luisotti conducting.
  Kent Axell - Magician/Mentalist
Fri, Oct 5 @ 7 pm
Sat, Oct 6 @ 7 pm
Kent Axell is one of New York City's most in demand, fun and astonishing magician/ mentalists. He returns to the Lincoln Theater stage for Pumpkinfest.
  It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (NR)
Sun, Oct 7 @ 4:30 pm
Sun, Oct 7 @ 7 pm
Two opportunities to catch this memorable short film from 1966. Happy Pumpkinfest Weekend!
  Pumpkinfest Regatta - Broadcast Live
Mon, Oct 8 @ 12 pm
Giant Pumpkins as Boats. Need we say more?
  Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (PG)
Mon, Oct 8 @ 2:30 pm
Based on the worldwide sensation and bestselling book series, and boasting an A-list cast of comedy superstars, celebrate this year's free Pumpkinfest Family Movie with Captain Underpants.
  Dawnland (NR)
Wed, Oct 10 @ 2 pm
Wed, Oct 10 @ 7 pm
A story of stolen children and cultural survival: inside the first truth and reconciliation commission for Native Americans in Maine.
  Doctor Zhivago (PG-13)
Thu, Oct 11 @ 7 pm
Fri, Oct 12 @ 2 pm
The life of a Russian physician and poet who, although married to another, falls in love with a political activist's wife and experiences hardship during the First World War and then the October Revolution. 1965.
  Stories to Screen: Little Women
Sat, Oct 13 @ 10 am
Sat, Oct 20 @ 10 am
Sat, Oct 27 @ 10 am
Join us to celebrate 150 years of this American classic with FREE showings of the first major dramatization of Louisa May Alcott's novel about the lives of the four March sisters during the American Civil War as they learn to navigate love, loss and the trials of growing up.
  The Met Live in HD (encore): Verdi's Aida
Sat, Oct 13 @ 1 pm
Giuseppe Verdi’s Aïda - featuring Anna Netrebko in the title role, with Nicola Luisotti conducting. Encore presentation.
  Monty Python and The Holy Grail (PG): A Sing-Along event!
Thu, Oct 18 @ 7 pm
Come join in the fun and bring your singing voice.
  The Met Live in HD: Saint-Saens' Samson et Dalila
Sat, Oct 20 @ 1 pm
Camille Saint-Saens' biblical epic stars Elina Garanca and Roberto Alagnain the title roles.
  The Atomic Cafe with Special Guest, Jayne Loader
Sun, Oct 21 @ 2 pm
Armageddon has never been so darkly funny as in The Atomic Cafe. This 1982 cult classic, newly restored, juxtaposes Cold War history, propaganda, music and culture, seamlessly crafted from government-produced educational and training films, newsreels and advertisements. Our screening includes a Q&A with one of the directors!
  Funny Girl - The Musical
Wed, Oct 24 @ 7 pm
Thu, Oct 25 @ 2 pm
From Broadway to London's West End to Damariscotta, join us for Classic American Musicals, captured live, on the big screen!
  Talking Music in Maine, Intimate Conversations: Dr. Richard Nickerson
Thu, Oct 25 @ 7 pm
This series continues to explore the musicians' craft with artists who have had an impact on the music scene in Maine and beyond.
  The Met Live in HD: Puccini's La Fanciulla del West with Pre-Opera Talk
Sat, Oct 27 @ 1 pm
Puccini’s “American” opera, based on David Belasco’s play The Girl of the Golden West.
  National Theatre Live: Allelujah!
Thu, Nov 1 @ 2 pm
Alan Bennett’s sharp and hilarious new play is ‘just what the doctor ordered’ (Daily Telegraph). Filmed live at London’s Bridge Theatre during its limited run, don’t miss this acclaimed production full of ‘singalongs and stinging wit’ (Guardian).
  The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
Thu, Nov 1 @ 7 pm
Fri, Nov 2 @ 2 pm
A poor Midwest family is forced off their land. They travel to California, suffering the misfortunes of the homeless in the Great Depression.
  The Met Live in HD: Muhly's Marnie
Sat, Nov 10 @ 1 pm
A Met Premiere Production and First Time in HD.
  National Theatre Live: The Madness of George III
Tue, Nov 20 @ 2 pm
Multi-award-winning drama The Madness of George III will be broadcast live in National Theatre Live’s first ever broadcast from Nottingham Playhouse.
  The King and I: From the London Palladium
Thu, Nov 29 @ 7 pm
Sat, Dec 8 @ 1 pm
The multi-award winning and critically acclaimed Lincoln Center Theater’s production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King And I comes to Lincoln Theater in this unmissable event recorded live from London’s iconic Palladium.
  National Theatre Live: Antony & Cleopatra
Thu, Dec 6 @ 2 pm
Broadcast live from the National Theatre, Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play Shakespeare’s famous fated couple in his great tragedy of politics, passion and power.
  The Met Live in HD: Verdi's La Traviata
Sat, Dec 15 @ 1 pm
Verdi’s La Traviata survived a notoriously unsuccessful opening night to become one of the best-loved operas in the repertoire.
  The Met Live in HD: Cilea's Adriana Lecouvreur
Sat, Jan 12 @ 1 pm
For the first time at the Met, Anna Netrebko sings the title role of Adriana Lecouvreur, the great 18th-century actress in love with the military hero, Maurizio, sung by Piotr Beczala.
  Exhibition on Screen: Degas - Passion for Perfection
Sat, Jan 19 @ 2 pm
EXHIBITION ON SCREEN journeys from a superb exhibition at The Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, whose extensive collection of Degas’ works is the most representative in Britain, to the streets of Paris
  National Theatre Live: I'm Not Running
Thu, Jan 31 @ 2 pm
I’m Not Running is an explosive new play by David Hare, premiering at the National Theatre and broadcast live.
  The Met Live in HD: Bizet's Carmen with Pre-Opera Talk
Sat, Feb 2 @ 1 pm
Clementine Margaine is opera's ultimate seductress, opposite Roberto Alagna, who captivated Live in HD audiences as Don Jose in 2010.
  Exhibition on Screen: Young Picasso
Sat, Feb 9 @ 2 pm
Pablo Picasso is one of the greatest artists of all time - and right up until his death in 1973 he was the most prolific of artists. Many films have dealt with these later years - the art, the affairs and the wide circle of friends. But where did this all begin? What made Picasso in the first place?
  The Met Live in HD: Donizetti's La Fille du Régiment with Pre-Opera Talk
Sat, Mar 2 @ 1 pm
Tenor Javier Camarena and soprano Pretty Yende team up for a feast of bel canto vocal fireworks on the Met stage.
  The Met Live in HD: Wagner's Die Walküre
Sat, Mar 30 @ 12 pm
The second installment of Wagner's Ring cycle.
  Exhibition on Screen: Rembrandt (encore)
Sat, Apr 13 @ 2 pm
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND Every Rembrandt exhibition is eagerly anticipated but this major show hosted by London’s National Gallery and Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum was an event like no other.
  The Met Live in HD: Poulenc's Dialogues des Carmélites
Sat, May 11 @ 12 pm
Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads an accomplished ensemble in Poulenc's devastating modern masterpiece of faith and martyrdom.
  Exhibition on Screen: Van Gogh & Japan
Sat, Jun 8 @ 2 pm
"I envy the Japanese" Van Gogh wrote to his brother Theo. In the exhibition on which this film is based - VAN GOGH & JAPAN at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam - one can see why.
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