Lincoln Center presents its annual summer performing arts festival, featuring visionary productions from around the globe, with a focus on contemporary artists and multidisciplinary work.
This year's Lincoln Center Festival presents a smorgasbord of international work ranging from puppets to Shakespeare. (You can find individual listings for all the theatre offerings noted below.)
A modern, contemporary take on 'Ubu Roi' from Cheek by Jowl, that sets Jarry's raunchy Macbeth fable in a bourgeois Parisian family apartment.
Acclaimed director Yukio Ninagawa directs 'Kafka On the Shore,' an adaptation of Haruki Murakami's surrealist novel that mixes puppets and live performers.
Russia's Theatre of Nations presents a gritty new version of 'Miss Julie' that stars Artistic Director Evgeny Mironov, is set in present-day Russia, and is directed by German auteur Thomas Ostermeier.
Gabriadze Theatre brings their puppet fable 'Ramona,' the story of two trains in love.
Ireland's Druid Theatre Company's "DruidShakespeare" distills 'Richard II,' 'Henry IV' parts I and II, and 'Henry V' into a single narrative, directed by Garry Hynes.