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Lincoln Amphitheatre Announces 2013 Schedule

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Lincoln Amphitheatre's 2013 lineup includes the second season of "A. Lincoln: A Pioneer Tale" along with other theatrical productions, concerts and a Halloween event.

"We want to continue to serve our guests with a full season of event offerings from April to October," says Dan Wilkinson, executive director for the 1500-seat, covered Lincoln Amphitheatre.

"Our guests responded very positively to our 2012 season and told us clearly that they enjoyed the quality and variety of our productions.

Our 2013 season is designed to continue to provide our audiences with multiple opportunities to be enriched and entertained."

"Celtic Spring Song and Dance" The season will kick off in April with a Celtic-themed concert titled "Celtic Spring Song and Dance."

It will feature the Louisville-based four-piece Celtic band Guilderoy Byrne along with Kentucky's Rose of Tralee Annie Wright and the McTeggart Irish Dancers for two performances, 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. CDT on April 14.

Tales and Scales presents "Mice!" The Evansville-based Tales and Scales performing group will present "Mice!" Based on the Aesop's Fable "Council of Mice," "Mice!" tells the story of three mice and their quest to rid themselves of a frightening problem—the farmer's new pet cat.

Tales and Scales will perform on May 19 at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. CDT, and conduct a behind-the-scenes workshop at 3 p.m. CDT.

"A. Lincoln: A Pioneer Tale" Lincoln Amphitheatre's signature piece "A. Lincoln: A Pioneer Tale" will take the stage for its second season in June.

This two-act musical drama written and directed by Ken Jones tells President Lincoln's Indiana boyhood story through theatre, song and spectacle.

"A. Lincoln: A Pioneer Tale" will educate and entertain audiences through Lincoln's journey from Indiana pioneer to President of the United States.

"A.Lincoln: A Pioneer Tale" will premiere its second season at Lincoln Amphitheatre on Friday, June 7 and run Wednesday to Saturday evenings until June 29 with matinees on Sunday, June 16, and Wednesday, June 26. Evening performances begin at 7:30 p.m. CDT and matinees at 2 p.m. CDT.

"Godspell" The Evansville Civic Theatre and Lincoln Amphitheatre will partner for the third consecutive season in producing the Broadway classic "Godspell."

"Godspell" derives from the Gospel According to St. Matthew and is presented in a series of skits and songs with Jesus and his disciples presented as loving clowns.

This musical features a musical score of 16 songs by Stephen Schwartz.

"Godspell" will run Wednesday to Saturday evenings beginning on Friday, July 19, to Saturday, Aug. 3, with one matinee on Sunday, Aug. 4.

Evening performances begin at 7:30 p.m. CDT and the matinee at 2 p.m. CDT.

"Macbeth" Lincoln Amphitheatre will host the National Players production of William Shakespeare's "Macbeth."

"Macbeth" is not only one of William Shakespeare's most renowned tragedies, but also President Lincoln's favorite play.

The National Players presentation of "Macbeth" will take to Lincoln Amphitheatre's stage for two performances, Sept. 13 and 14 at 7:30 p.m. CDT.

Trail of Terror Lincoln Amphitheatre will partner with the Friends of Lincoln State Park for the third annual Trail of Terror.

This haunted maze features an array of fright each year in the surrounding woods of Lincoln State Park. The Trail of Terror tours will run 7 to 10 p.m. CDT on Oct. 12, 19 and 26.

An optional homestyle buffet meal will be available for purchase to all of Lincoln Amphitheatre's event offerings except for the Trail of Terror.

Guests must make meal reservations at least three days in advance.

Season tickets on sale Jan. 7 Season tickets for Lincoln Amphitheatre's 2013 theatrical season ("A.Lincoln: A Pioneer Tale," "Godspell," and "Macbeth") go on sale Jan. 7.

Season tickets purchased before Feb. 12 are $40 a person for individuals ages seven and up.

After Feb. 12, the price goes up to $43.

Subscribers will also have the option to purchase meal season tickets at the price of $30 a person, a savings of $6.

For more information about Lincoln Amphitheatre's 2013 season, visit LincolnAmphitheatre.org or call 800-264-4223.

 Lincoln State Park is on State Road 162, Lincoln City, 47552.

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