New York State Theatre, Metropolitan Opera House, and Avery Fisher Hall (l-r) make up Lincoln Center, New York City.
A 12-hour adaptation of a Dostoyevsky novel will be among the highlights of Lincoln Center Festival 2010, running for 45 performances this summer.
Festival director Nigel Redden said Wednesday the arts celebration, which will run from July 7 to July 25, will take place at Lincoln Center and at various other venues around New York, including two events on Governors Island.
The Governors Island productions will include Peter Stein's 12-hour version of Dostoyevsky's "The Demons," performed July 10 and July 11 in Italian with English subtitles. The novel, also known as "The Possessed," concerns a group of young revolutionaries.
Japanese dancer and choreographer Saburo Teshigawara, returns to the festival after rave reviews from his 2006 performance of Bones in Pages.
Want to explore the progressive classical music scene of the 20th Century? Settle in for two nights and experience the entire repertoire of Edgard Varèse.
Tickets go on sale March 12.