This week at the Lincoln Theater
Have you ever noticed that the most successful children’s shows speak equally well to adults? Sesame Street is a perfect example. This week you can find out why.
“The truffle hunters” – (PG-13; 1 hour, 24 minutes – In Italian with English subtitles) – Deep in the forests of Piedmont, Italy, a handful of men, young in their seventies or eighties, hunt the Rare and expensive white Alba truffle, which to this day has withstood all the cultivation efforts of modern science. They are guided by a secret culture and training passed down from generation to generation, as well as the noses of their beloved dogs and trained by experts. Final screenings at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Wednesday May 12 and Thursday May 13.
“Street Gang: How We Got To Sesame Street” – (PG; 1 hour, 47 minutes) – With exclusive behind-the-scenes footage and over 20 original interviews, Street Gang: How We Got To Sesame Street introduces audiences to a gang of visionaries who seek to entertain and educate young people spirits by harnessing the power of television with furry characters, catchy songs and a diverse cast. Street Gang is the compelling, comical and inspiring story of a media masterpiece and pop culture landmark. Journalist and TV columnist Michael Davis – with full participation from Joan Ganz Cooney, one of the show’s founders – unveils idealistic personalities, decades of social and cultural change, stories of compassion and personal sacrifice, and the miraculous efforts of writers, producers and directors. and puppeteers who together transformed an empty soundstage into the most recognizable building block in television history.
Sesame Street is the longest-running – and arguably most beloved – children’s television program ever to be created. Rated PG for some thematic items, language and smoking. Thursday at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Friday May 14, Saturday May 15, Wednesday May 19; plays at 2 p.m. on Sunday May 16 and Thursday May 20.
Coming soon – “Ensemble ensemble” – May 21, “Limbo” – May 28
At this time, no concessions are for sale, no outdoor food or drink is permitted, and masks must be worn at all times inside the Lincoln Theater. All tickets must be purchased in advance through our ticket office at www.LincolnTheater.net. The theater office is open to assist with ticket purchases by calling 563-3424 Tuesdays between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Information on upcoming films and events is available by visiting our website.
The Lincoln Theater is located at 2 Theater Street in downtown Damariscotta. Curtain going up!