Let the good times roll!
The Kings Theatre has announced its initial 2015 schedule, and it is chock full of big-name acts young and old, tending toward the old, to follow up the Feb. 3 grand opening featuring Diana Ross. “We are thrilled to host such a diverse roster of artists from around the globe for our inaugural year of live music, dance, and theater,” said Matt Wolf, director of the 3,000-seat Flatbush venue, in a statement.
Here’s who’s coming:
Sarah McLachlan, Lilith Fair extraordinaire, March 14
Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, pop survivors, March 21
Disney Live! presents “Three Classic Fairy Tales,” for the kids, April 2–5
Mavado and Capleton, dancehall legends, April 10
Widespread Panic, jam band heroes, April 24–25
Crosby, Stills, and Nash, proving folk’s not dead, May 15–16
Gladys Knight, Empress of Soul, June 6
“Tales from the Silk Cotton Tree,” a musical play incorporating sonic stylings from across the Caribbean, June 20
Moscow Ballet’s “Great Russian Nutcracker,” Dec. 5
“Annie,” just in time for the holidays, Dec. 15–27
The Theatre will host its first public performances on Jan. 27, ahead of the grand opening, with a free, ticketed show featuring local acts, including the Brooklyn Ballet and the Brooklyn Youth Chorus.
For more information, visit www.kings