Stars line up! Kings Theatre’s 2015 schedule announced

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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 And check back here for additional updates on what to expect at the reinvented picture palace.

Reach reporter Noah Hurowitz at or by calling (718) 260–4505. Follow him on Twitter @noahhurowitz
Updated 11:48 am, January 16, 2019
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