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Lincoln Center Local: Free Screenings

Queens Library has partnered with

Lincoln Center to bring

FREE SCREENINGS to a library near you.

Discover the magic of

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

in your neighborhood.

Watch a Preview!

To receive updates on Lincoln Center Local programs at Queens Library, Subscribe to the Email Newsletter


Upcoming Screenings: 

New York Philharmonic Gala With Lang Lang

Wed, September 28
6:30pm

Join us for a screening of the opening gala with the New York Philharmonic and piano virtuoso Lang Lang as they play Grieg and Beethoven in a concert filmed in September 2015. 


Flushing
41-17 Main Street
718-661-1200


Saturday, October 1
1pm
Windsor Park
79-50 Bell Boulevard
718-468-8300


Friday, October 21
1pm
North Hills
57-04 Marathon Parkway
718-225-3550

Amanda Palmer & The Grand Theft Orchestra / Rosin Coven

Thurs, September 29

2:30pm

In this screening originally performed in August 2014, the ever-inventive Amanda Palmer’s intense stage presence and evocative storytelling wink at burlesque and glam rock, with a take-no-prisoners intensity and theatrical flair.

Sunnyside
43-06 Greenpoint Ave, Long Island City
718-784-3033

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Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell

Thurs, September 29

5:30pm

This screening showcases a band that has performed at the acclaimed Newport Folk Festival and combines rock and pop with honky-tonk, swamp pop, and blues for a wholly unique sound.

Whitestone
151-10 14 Road
718-767-8010

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Photo Credit: David McClister

Kern & Hammerstein's Show Boat in Concert
Saturday October 1
11am

In this screening of a concert filmed at Lincoln Center in October, 2015, Vanessa Williams, Julian Ovenden, Norm Lewis, Jane Alexander, Fred Willard, and Lauren Worsham star in Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II’s groundbreaking musical saga about the lives, loves, and heartbreaks of show folk on the Mississippi River.


Bellerose
250-06 Hillside Avenue
718-831-8644


Wednesday, October 19
2:30pm
Bellerose
250-06 Hillside Avenue
718-831-8644

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The Songs of Randy Newman

Saturday October 1
2:30pm

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Lincoln Center is partnering with Queens Library to bring free screenings of world-class performances to your neighborhood. In this screening, Broadway actor and Tony Award-winner James Naughton performs the music of Randy Newman, whose pop songs and film scores have delighted audiences for decades and earned Oscar, Emmy and Grammy awards.

Ridgewood
20-12 Madison Street
718-821-4770

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Rosanne Cash, The Lone Bellow, Buddy Miller and Jim Lauderdale

Saturday October 1

3:30pm

Lincoln Center is partnering with Queens Library to bring free screenings of world-class performances to your neighborhood. Enjoy a great country, blues, and indie rock concert filmed at "Lincoln Center Out of Doors" in August, 2014.

Glen Oaks
256-04 Union Turnpike
718-831-8636

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The Richard Tucker Opera Gala

Wednesday October 5
2pm

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In this screening of a concert filmed in November 2015, Renée Fleming and 2015 Richard Tucker Award winner Jamie Barton are joined by Andrea Bocelli, Lawrence Brownlee and other great voices for one of the perennial highlights of the opera season.


Hillcrest
187-05 Union Turnpike
718-454-2786

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Villalobos Brothers

Thursday, October 6
5:30pm

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Lincoln Center is partnering with Queens Library to bring free screenings of world-class performances to your neighborhood. In this screening, the Villalobos Brothers masterfully blend the indigenous rhythms and melodies of their native Veracruz, Mexico with the intricate harmonies of jazz and classical music to create a new sound in Latin music.

Whitestone
151-10 14 Road
718-767-8010

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Sinatra: Voice for a Century

Saturday October 8
2:30pm

Enjoy a screening of the gala concert filmed at the 100th birthday celebration of Ol' Blue Eyes. The New York Philharmonic and performances by Christina Aguilera, Sting, and Bernadette Peters - among others - make this a memorable event.

Bayside
214-20 Northern Boulevard
718-229-1834


Monday, October 31
2pm
Fresh Meadows
193-20 Horace Harding Expressway
718-454-7272

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Harlem Renaissance Orchestra

Thursday, October 13
5:30pm

Join us for a screening of a concert that celebrates the musical traditions of Harlem with the music of Basie, Ellington, Lionel Hampton, and Illinois Jacquet.

Whitestone
151-10 14 Road
718-767-8010

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Photo Credit: Kevin Yatarola

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Danish String Quartet

Saturday October 15
2:30pm

Lincoln Center has partnered with Queens Library to bring screenings of world-class performances to your neighborhood. Filmed in August 2015, this screening brings you one of the most exciting young string quartets on the world stage performing a fascinating program including Mozart’s arrangements of Bach’s "Well-Tempered Clavier" followed by Thomas Adès’s kaleidoscopic fantasy "Arcadiana" and Beethoven’s earth-moving "Grosse Fuge."

Mitchell-Linden
31-32 Union Street
718-539-2330

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Artist to Artist With Gabriel Bryne and Will Rogers

Wednesday, October 19
2pm

In this screening of an interview filme d in November 2015, Hollywood and Broadway star Gabriel Byrne, best known for his Golden Globe–winning performance on HBO’s "In Treatment", discusses the artistic process with up-and-coming actor Will Rogers, who appeared recently in Steven Spielberg’s "Bridge of Spies" and has performed at Lincoln Center Theater, The Public Theater, and the Manhattan Theatre Club, among others.

Hillcrest
187-05 Union Turnpike
718-454-2786

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Emanuel Ax, Anna Polonsky, And Orion Weiss

Thursday, October 20
5:30pm

Pianist Orion Weiss joins his mentor, Emanuel Ax, and Anna Polonsky, who has been described as "consistently captivating" in "The Washington Post,"in an extraordinary concert of Brahms and Schumann for piano four-hands.

Whitestone
151-10 14 Road
718-767-8010

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Heritage Blues Trio
Monday, October 24
6:30pm

Enjoy the sounds of the blues, full of joy and sorrow, in a concert originally performed in 2014 by the Heritage Blues Trio that ranges from upbeat and celebratory to somber and reflective

Sunnyside
43-06 Greenpoint Avenue
718-784-3033


Thursday, October 27
2:30pm
Sunnyside
43-06 Greenpoint Avenue
718-784-3033

Photo Credit: Michael Wein

In Need of Music: The Songs of Ben Toth
Thursday, October 27
5:30pm

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Considered a singer's composer, Ben Toth has served as musical director and vocal coach to some of the biggest stars on Broadway. Enjoy a screening of an intimate showcase of new songs by Ben Toth performed by Cheyenne Jackson and Lindsay Mendez.

Whitestone
151-10 14 Road
718-767-8010

The School of American Ballet Workshop Performances

Saturday, October 29

1:30pm

Go behind the scenes to experience the intensive training of ballet’s brightest future stars as they prepare for their vital end-of-year performances.

Woodside
54-22 Skillman Avenue
718-429-4700

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Danny Elfman's Music from the Films of Tim Burton

Saturday, October 29

2pm

In this screening of a concert originally performed in July 2015, Danny Elfman vividly conjures his unforgettable Tim Burton film scores-including "Batman," "Beetlejuice," "Edward Scissorhands," and "Nightmare Before Christmas."

Hillcrest
187-05 Union Turnpike
718-454-2786

Latin Beat

Saturday, October 29

2pm

Alexander Wu and the ZigZag Quartet take audiences of all ages on a journey across Latin culture through music and dance.

Bellerose
250-06 Hillside Avenue
718-831-8644

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Major support for Lincoln Center Local: Free Screenings is provided by the Oak Foundation.

Additional support is provided by the Booth Ferris Foundation and the Altman Foundation.