Free Lincoln Center Out of Doors Festival Launches July 28

News   Free Lincoln Center Out of Doors Festival Launches July 28
 
The 40th season of the Lincoln Center Out of Doors Festival, offering free arts programming throughout the Lincoln Center campus, begins July 28 with No Snakes in This Grass.
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The festival opens with the James Magnuson's work at 4 PM in the Rubenstein Atrium. Mical Whitaker directs the Civil Rights-era theatre piece that retells the story of Adam and Eve.

 

Later in the evening, the string quartet ETHEL presents ETHEL Fair: The Songwriters on July 28 at 7:30 PM in Damrosch Park. Premiere compositions by Fountains of Wayne songwriter and Cry-Baby writer Adam Schlesinger, Mike Viola, Dayna Kurtz, Juana Molina and Tom Verlaine are featured.

THE WHIZ: Over the Rainbow, described as a "remix of 'The Wizard of Oz' for the Obama generation", will be presented July 30 at 7:30 PM in Damrosch Park. The piece is a theatrical amalgam of song and dance, with an adapted score by Monstah Black and choreography by Nicholas Leichter.

On Aug. 1 at 6 PM in Damrosch Park, Dig: Their Royal Hipness will feature Sandra Bernhard, David Johansen and Melvin Van Peebles performing Shel Silverstein’s Hamlet: The Street Chant.

Original Capeman cast member Rubén Blades will appear as part of the New York premiere of Larry Harlow’s La Raza Latina, A Salsa Suite on Aug. 14 at 7:30 PM in Damrosch Park.

For a complete listing of Lincoln Center Out of Doors Festival events, running through Aug. 15, visit LincolnCenter.org

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