Lincoln Theatre set to open in May!

posted by theatrerulz on April 20, 2009 at 4:50 am

COLUMBUS, OH — The restoration project of the Lincoln Theatre is nearly complete. The 574-seat theatre at 769 E. Long St. is completing a 13.5 million renovation and is set to reopen Memorial Day with a free open house from 1-4pm for the neighborhood. The official ribbon cutting ceremony will be May 21st. Performances begin on May 28th @ 8pm, Maurice Hines (dancer, choreographer and resident Artistic Director) pays tribute to Nat King Cole through his song and dance. May 29th @ 8pm, Bobby “Blue” Bland will perform a concert full of his hits. May 30th @ 8pm Opera singer Denyce Graves will perform. May 31st @ 3 & 7pm the Harlem Gospel Choir will perform. The following week the regular season with JAG begins.

Tickets go on sale Friday 4/17 and can be purchased at the Ohio Theatre box office (614-469-0939) and Ticketmaster outlets (800-745-3000, www.ticketmaster.com)) Two hours before each show, tickets will be sold at the Lincoln Theatre. For more information visit Lincoln Theatre Columbus.

(Thanks to GmanViz for providing the photo.)

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