No successor will be named. Lincoln Center Theater will continue to operate under the continuing direction of Artristic Director Bishop with its current staff.
During his tenure,. Gersten has overseen nearly 150 LCT productions in the Vivian Beaumont, Mitzi E. Newhouse and the newly-opened Claire Tow Theaters, as well as on Broadway, off-Broadway, and on national and international tours.
"We've had a terrific run for 27 years at Lincoln Center Theater and with a devoted Board and a crackerjack staff, the Theater can look forward to the next 27," Gersten said in a statement.
Prior to joining Lincoln Center Theater in 1985, he was associate producer of the Public Theater.