Sinatra Celebration With Sutton Foster, Bernadette Peters Fantasia, Sting and More Will Be Broadcast

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PBS "Live From Lincoln Center" has announced plans to film and broadcast the star-studded Dec. 3 gala celebration of iconic singer Frank Sinatra. The evening boasts an eclectic array of artists performing music associated with Sinatra.

Sinatra: Voice for a Century, which will be broadcast Dec. 18, is presented as a gala fundraiser for the new David Geffen Hall, formerly Avery Fisher Hall. The evening will mark Sinatra's 100th birthday. A broadcast time was not stated.

In addition to Foster, Peters, Fantasia and Sting, performers include Christina Aguilera and Chris Botti. Seth MacFarlane will host. More artists will be announced in the coming weeks.

Tony Award nominee Lonny Price will direct the event that will feature choreography by Emmy Award winner Joshua Bergasse and the New York Philharmonic under the direction of Alan Gilbert.

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Andrew Carl Wilk is the executive producer of Live From Lincoln Center.

Tickets to the gala, which includes a cocktail reception prior to the concert and a dinner after, may be purchased by contacting Betsy Baron in the Lincoln Center Office of Special Events at bbaron@lincolncenter.org or (212) 875-5444.

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