2016 Season

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Kanze Noh Theatre

July 13–17

Grand Master Kiyokazu Kanze leads one of the oldest Noh companies in a rare performance outside Japan. Learn More »

Paradise Interrupted

July 13–16

A 16th-century Ming Dynasty romance inspires an empowering tale of self-actualization in this visually stunning chamber opera. Learn More »

Paradise Interrupted

Goran Bregović
Wedding and Funeral Orchestra

July 15 and 16

Ten years after his U.S. debut at Lincoln Center Festival 2006, the Balkan superstar returns to Lincoln Center for another boisterous affair. Learn More »

Goran Bregović
Wedding and Funeral Orchestra

Reich/Reverberations

July 16–21

Leading contemporary music ensembles pay tribute to “the most original musical thinker of our time” (New Yorker). Learn More »

Takarazuka CHICAGO

July 20–24

All female, all Japanese, and “All That Jazz.” Learn More »

Takarazuka CHICAGO

C.I.C.T. / Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord

Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme

July 20–24

Experience this “delectable and funny” (Le Monde) staging of Molière’s masterpiece, first performed for the Sun King at Versailles. Learn More »

Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme

Shakespeare’s Globe

The Merchant of Venice

July 20–24

Double Olivier and Tony Award–winner Jonathan Pryce is Shylock in this critically acclaimed production from Shakespeare’s Globe. Learn More »

The Merchant of Venice

Wang Li and Wu Wei

July 23

In what seems like an act of sorcery, two ancient musical instruments are resurrected in this singular collaboration. Learn More »

Wang Li and Wu Wei

1927

Golem

July 26–31

In this kaleidoscopic fable, the danger lies not in machine becoming more like man but in man becoming more like machine. Learn More »

Golem

The National Ballet of Canada / Christopher Wheeldon

The Winter’s Tale

July 28–31

Choreographer Christopher Wheeldon’s take on Shakespeare’s late romance is the work of an artistic visionary hitting his stride. Learn More »

The Winter’s Tale

Sō Percussion: Trilogy

July 28–30

Venture into the thrilling and sensuous sound world of one of today’s most exciting percussion ensembles. Learn More »
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