The season will kick off Oct. 28-30 with An Evening With Patti LuPone. The Tony and Oliver Award–winning actress will offer tunes from her theatrical outings and more backed by the National Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Hamlisch.
The NSO Pops and conductor Hamlisch will celebrate the 100th anniversary of Broadway composer Frank Loesser Nov. 26-27. Frank Loesser Centenary will include songs from Guys and Dolls and How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, among others.
Happy Holidays! is the title of the Dec. 9-12 concerts, which will feature music "that captures the spirit of the holiday season," according to the Kennedy Center.
Songs from Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Mary Poppins, The Lion King and more will be heard in Disney in Concert, which will be presented Feb. 3-5, 2011.
The season will also boast the band Pink Martini (April 13-16, 2011) and Jon Secada and Tito Puente, Jr. (May 12-14, 2011). For ticket information visit Kennedy-center.org.