By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A greener version of Lincoln Center opens for the summer season Monday.

Ten outdoor spaces were created for live performances.

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Lincoln Center is transforming its plaza to make space for outdoor performances this summer. (CBS2)

They’re covered in blankets of synthetic lawn, a product that’s actually made from soybeans.

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The performances begin tonight with a free concert from Tony winner Norm Lewis. It gets underway at 8 p.m., and it’s one of over 150 events promised for the summer season.

Tickets are free and available through an online lottery system.

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CBSNewYork Team