The Lincoln Center Announces its 2019/2020 Season Lineup

Beautiful-The Carol King Musical. Photo provided by the Lincoln Center.

The Lincoln Center announced its 2019/2020 season line up today. The season features three national Broadway tours including the Tony Award®-winning shows The Color PurpleAn American in Paris and Beautiful – The Carole King Musical.

The Lincoln Center is also presenting two brand-new series this season! The Laugh Riot Series will feature comedy acts like the incomparable Rita Rudner and Tig Notaro. Also new this season is the National Geographic Live Series, which is being presented for the first time in Northern Colorado. This new speaker series features some of Nat Geo’s top photographers, filmmakers, and adventurers who will share their unbelievable stories and stunning images live on stage.

Other season highlights include the violin virtuoso Joshua Bell, the holiday spectacular Mannheim Steamroller Christmas and up-close wildlife experience with Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild Live. Other notable acts include the hilarious magician Piff The Magic Dragon of America’s Got Talent fame, the family-friendly Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure where ancient creatures of the deep come to life on stage and the return of long-time dance favorite Pilobolus with their jaw-dropping signature moves.

“With exciting new subscription packages, The Lincoln Center continues to build on our successful foundation,” said Jack Rogers, The Lincoln Center Director. “We can’t wait to experience all of the laughter, drama and thrills together with our audiences in the coming year!”


2019/2020 Lincoln Center Shows


Showstoppers Series

The Color Purple // Nov 21–23
An American in Paris // Jan 23–25
Beautiful – The Carole King Musical // Feb 27–29

Rita Rudner. Photo provided by Lincoln Center.

 The Laugh Riot Series: 

Tig Notaro // Oct 11

Paula Poundstone // Nov 8
The Best of The Second City // Feb 20
Rita Rudner // Apr 26



National Geographic Live: 

On the Trail of Big Cats // Oct 10
Capturing the Impossible // Feb 13

Piff the Magic-Dragon. Photo provided by the Lincoln Center.

Anything Goes Series:

Eddie Palmieri // Nov 9

Piff The Magic Dragon // Feb 15

enra // Mar 22

Pilobolus. Photo provided by the Lincoln Center.

Dance Series:


Canada’s Ballet Jörgen: Anne of Green Gables – The Ballet™ // Oct 16

Pilobolus: Come to Your Senses // Mar 3
Hubbard Street Dance Company // Apr 11


Imagination Series:

Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure // Oct 19

Magic Tree House: Showtime with Shakespeare // Feb 22
Jungle Book // Apr 4


Classical Convergence Series
East Marries West // Sep 22 at UCA

Acte II // Oct 24 at UCA

Joshua Bell // Jan 28 at Lincoln Center

Jason Vieaux // Feb 11 at UCA

Passion for Bach and Coltrane // Mar 12 at Lincoln Center

Borromeo String Quartet // Apr 9 at UCA

JackHanna’s Into The Wild Live. Photo provided by the Lincoln Center.

Additional Shows:
Take Me to the River Live: Celebrating the Music of New Orleans // Oct 12

ArtWear Fashion Show // Oct 18

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas // Dec 19
The Choir of Man // Jan 19

Ballet Folclórico Nacional de Mexico // Feb 9

Benise: Fuego! – Spirit of Spain // Apr 18

Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild Live // Apr 19


For tickets and showtimes visit the Lincoln Center website.


Season package sales begin today. Package orders can be placed at LC season passes.

Individual performances and $15–$20 Big Deal seats will go on sale August 7. 


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