The Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center is back with a new series of 9 shows of award-winning productions for its 2021-2022 season.
The 2021-2022 Highmark Blue Cross / Blue Shield Subscription Series lineup includes two plays, two dance performances and five musicals. The series opens on October 8, 2021 and ends on July 31, 2022.
âAfter 18 months of digital offerings, I am very excited to announce that we are back and better than ever for live theater! Said Justin Fortunato, artistic director of production.
âThis season is filled with exciting stories and surprises that we hope you and your family will join us for. It’s BIGGER, BETTER and BOLDER than ever,â said Fortunato. âExperience the most daring season yet, live and in person. This season, we’ll feature family productions, thought-provoking stories, and ageless classics you know and love. The stage is ready. The orchestra is listening. The actors are in the wings. The only thing missing now is YOU! “
The 2021-2022 season includes:
Disney Newsies – October 8-17, 2021
Disney Descendants: The Musical – November 12-21, 2021
All is calm: the 1914 Christmas truce – December 3-19, 2021
The Nutcracker – December 9-12, 2021
Pride and Prejudice – February 11-20, 2022
To balance! Musical dance show – March 11-13, 2022
SURPRISE MUSICAL BONUS! – April 29 – May 8, 2022
Rodgers & Hammerstein Carousel – June 17 – 26, 2022
Memphis the Musical – July 22 – 31, 2022
Lincoln Park will kick off its season at the MainStage Theater with Disney’s Newsies. âOpen the doors and seize the day! Inspired by the Newsboy strike of 1899, this Tony Award-winning high-energy musical is perfect for the whole family. With stunning dance numbers and a sheet music by Alan Menken (Little Mermaid, Aladdin, Tangled), this uplifting story will make you feel like the “King of New York!” October 8-10 and 15-17.
Next up on the MainStage is “happily forever with a little flavor!” A brand new show, based on the original Disney Channel movies, Disney’s Descendants: The Musical features favorite songs like “Rotten to the Core” and “Chillin ‘Like a Villain” as Mal, Evie, Carlos and Jay show you all the “ways to be mean”. November 12-14 and 19-21.
Discover the true meaning of the Christmas spirit in the first BlackBox Theater feature film in our season of All is Calm: The Christmas Treve of 1914. The true story of a remarkable moment in history when Allied and German soldiers laid down their arms and celebrated Christmas together. In this moving play, woven with letters, poems, war documents and songs, discover the true embodiment of peace on earth and of goodwill towards men. December 3-5, 10-12 and 17-19.
The magic of Lincoln Park’s longest-running holiday tradition is better than ever with this year’s Nutcracker production. New choreography and exciting scenic elements make this Tchaikovsky classic the perfect addition to your holiday season. December 9-12.
Be completely transported to the time of the Regency in England for the ultimate romantic comedy with Pride and Prejudice. Based on the classic Jane Austen novel, the story of independent-minded Elizabeth and haughty Mr. Darcy comes to life on the Lincoln Park stage. February 11-13 and 18-20, 2022.
Two-thirds of rhythm and one-third of soul … swing is more than music, it’s a state of mind! With spectacular dance numbers, a live swing band on stage and top of the charts, Swing! A Musical Dance Spectacular explores and celebrates the musical movement that swept the nation. March 11-13.
Save the date for Lincoln Park’s very first surprise musical! Stay tuned for more details to come – well worth the wait! April 29-30 and May 1, 6-8.
Voted Best Musical of the 20th Century by Time Magazine, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel is a giant in musical theater. This haunting love story about a tragic antihero, and the woman and child he leaves behind, features some of the most powerful music ever written for the stage. Declared his favorite by composer Richard Rodgers, this magical and majestic classic embodies both the gray areas of life and the golden age of Broadway. June 17-19 and 24-26.
Memphis The Musical is a rock ‘n roll journey that takes you behind the curtain to the nightclubs where a musical movement is born. With an original score written by Bon Jovi keyboardist David Bryan, Memphis transports audiences to the south of the 1950s through irresistible songs and a thrilling tale of glory and forbidden love between a white radio DJ who wants to change the world. and a black club singer on the verge of his big break. July 22-24 and 29-31.
All evening performances start at 7:30 p.m., with weekend mornings starting at 2:00 p.m.
Lincoln Park unveiled a brand new website featuring new ticketing software, customer portal access and online merchandise sales to make their customer experience easier than ever. With many of these changes brought on by the pandemic and changes in how businesses operate, Lincoln Park ensures that every customer will receive even better customer service than ever before. Subscription packages allow customers to save up to 15% off regular ticket prices and go on sale Monday, July 26 at 9 a.m. Single tickets go on sale Monday, August 30. Renew your subscription package or become a subscriber by calling the Box Office at (724) 576-4644. For more information on subscription packages, visit www.LincolnParkArts.org.