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ALBANY: 2/28/15 - Fred Hersch Trio @ College of St. Rose -

ALTAMONT: 6/27-29 - Old Songs Festival @ Altamont Fairgrounds - (518) 765-2815;

ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON: The roots of Austro-German Romanticism will be explored at the 2014 annual Bard SummerScape festival, which once again offers a sensational summer of music, opera, theater, dance, film, and cabaret, keyed to the theme of the 25th anniversary season of the world-renowned Bard Music Festival, Schubert and His World. Held in the Frank Gehry-designed Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts and other venues on Bard Colleges idyllic Hudson River campus, the seven-week festival opens 6/27 with the first of three performances of Proscenium Works: 19792011 by the Trisha Brown Dance Company, and closes on August 17 with the conclusion of the Bard Music Festival. Complementing the Bard Music Festivals exploration of Schubert and His World, some of the great Viennese composers most important contemporaries provide key SummerScape highlights. These include the first American revival in 100 years of Carl Maria von Webers opera Euryanthe, as well as a single semi-staged performance of Schuberts rarely performed opera Fierrebras; the world premiere theater production Love in the Wars, an adaptation of Heinrich von Kleists Penthesilea by the Booker Prize-winning novelist John Banville; and a film series titled Schubert and the Long 19th Century. Together, SummerScapes offerings help celebrate the Silver Jubilee of the Bard Music Festival dubbed part boot camp for the brain, part spa for the spirit by the New York Times which has since its founding in 1990 done so much to revitalize the classical concert experience. For a complete schedule of SummerScape and Bard Music Festival events (subject to change), follow the links given below. Updates are posted at Tickets for all SummerScape events go on sale to the public on February 18. Fisher Center members receive priority access to the best seats in advance, and those who join the Centers email list receive advance booking opportunities as well as regular news and updates. Bard SummerScape: Bard Music Festival: Tickets: or by phone at 845-758-7900. All program information is subject to change.

ARMONK: 7/12 - Dynomite Di & Destruction; 7/26 - The Hager Family; 8/9 - Our Town; 8/23 - The Swingaroos @ Small Town Theatre Co., Wampus Brook Park -

BETHEL: ONGOING PERFORMANCES @ Bethel Woods Center for the Performing Arts -

BROOKLYN: 7/31 - Cynthia Hopkins w/Rabbit Rabbit (Carla Kihlstedt & Matthias Bossi with special guest Reid Anderson @ Union Hall - 

ELMSFORD: 5/8-7/27 - Mary Poppins; 7/31-9/21 - The Wizard of Oz; 9/25-11/30 - South Pacific; 12/4-28 - Holiday Show @ Westchester Broadway Theatre, One Broadway Plaza - (914) 592-2222;

HARRISON: Harrison Players Open Mic Night - Got a dance routine you're dying to try out? Wrote a poem, or did you read one that you want to share? Do you LOVE to sing, and want to do it on stage? Got a guitar or other instrument solo to test out? Well, COME ON DOWN and show us what you've got! All we ask is that you "Keep It Clean" and appropriate for ALL audience members! Bring your family and friends; it's gonna be FUN! (Come even if you're NOT performing!) $5 Admission for All. Performers must arrive at 7pm to sign in Refreshments will be available for purchase 6/28, 7:30-9:30pm. The Veterans' Memorial Building, 210 Halstead Ave. 914-698-4599;

LEWISTON: Lindsey Stirling - 6/12; Morrissey - 6/16; Widespread Panic - 6/17; 7/14 - Sarah McLachlan; 9/7 - Lorde -

LEWISTON: 7/31-8/8 - Mary Poppins

NYC: Thru 9/6 - Simon Lovell: Don't Press Charges; 4/25-5/31 - Last of the Knotts; 4/27-5/18 - Jamaica Farewell @ SoHo Playhouse, 15 Vandam Street -

NYC: Thru 8/10 - Violet @ American Airlines Theatre, 227 W. 42nd St. - (212) 719-1300;

NYC: Thru 8/31 - CABARET @ The Kit Kat Klub, Studio 54, 254 W. 54th St. - (212) 719-1300;

NYC: 6/13-29 - JEWISH PLAYS PROJECT and Artistic Director David Winitsky, are pleased to announce the exciting line-up of OPEN: The Festival of New Jewish Theatre. The festival officially opened Tuesday night with a special presentation of True Bible Studies by Robert Askins, directed by Benjamin Kamine as part of Into the Night: Downtown’s Tikkun Leil Shavuot at The 14th Street Y. The line-up includes readings of new plays by Ben Gassman, Tom Block, M.J. Kaufman, Lenelle Moise, Lila Feinberg and the featured workshop production of G-d’s Honest Truth by Renee Calarco, directed by David Winitsky. OPEN: The Festival of New Jewish Theatre plays a limited engagement June 13th through June 29th, 2014 at The Theater at the 14th Street Y (344 East 14th Street, New York, NY 10003). Tickets are free (suggested donation of $18) and are available by calling 347-878-5771 or online at


NYC: The Amoralists will be presenting The Gyre, a two play repertory exploring man’s vicious cycles, featuring the World Premiere of Derek Ahonen’s The Qualification of Douglas Evans, a surrealistic exploration of the pleasures and pains of addiction, directed by James Kautz, and the World Premiere of Mark Roberts’ Enter at Forest Lawn, a darkly comic peek inside the not-so-funny world of network television, directed by Jay Stull. Shows run from 6/26-8/9 in a limited 7-week engagement at Walkerspace (46 Walker St.) in NYC. The Qualification of Douglas Evans begins previews 6/26 for a 7/15 opening. Enter at Forest Lawn begins previews 6/27 for a 7/14 opening. For more info you can visit

NYC: The award-winning Boomerang Theatre Company and Artistic Director Tim Errickson, are excited to announce A Boomerang Summer in the Park, where two of the most beloved works by William Shakespeare will be presented in Central Park & Bryant Park Shakespeare at Bryant Park, as part of the company’s 15 years presenting exceptional outdoor theatre. A Boomerang Summer in the Park includes, Shakespeare’s A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, directed by John Greenleaf (The Acting Company, Steppenwolf, Australian Elizabethan Theatre), presented in Central Park (69th St.& Central Park W), 6/21-7/20; and Shakespeare’s LOVE’S LABOR’S LOST, directed by Cailin Heffernan, presented in Bryant Park (between 40th & 42nd St & 5th & 6th Avenues), 8/14-30. Both shows are free to the public (no reservation required). For more information visit

NYC: Tony Middleton is turning 80 and there will be a celebration of this momentous occasion at JAZZ AT KATANO (66 Park Avenue, NYC) on 6/26 - 8pm & 10pm pm. Reservations: 212-885-7119

NEW!! NYC: 54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, presents ARLO HILL in I'VE BEEN IN LOVE BEFORE: THE SONGS AND STORIES OF FRANK LOESSER -  7/2. There is a $25-$35 cover charge and $25 food and beverage minimum. Tickets and information are available at Tickets on the day of performance after 4:00 are only available by calling (646) 476-3551.

NYC: 7/7-15 - CLONED! will play a limited engagement at The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd St). Performances are Monday, July 7th @ 7pm (Opening Night), Thursday, July 10th @ 5pm, Friday, July 11th @ 1pm, Saturday, July 12th @ 9 pm & Tuesday, July 15th @ 8:30pm. Tickets are $25 and are available at, by calling 212-352-3101, or by visiting the Signature Theatre Box Office (from Midday until the last performance commences).  

NYC: New York Stage and Film and Vassar College, this summer celebrating thirty years of their Powerhouse Theater collaboration, have announced the Play Readings Festival lineups that will bookend their upcoming 30th Powerhouse Theater Season, running from June 20 - July 27 at Vassar College (Poughkeepsie, New York). Full programming will be announced at a later date. Subscription-only sales are now available online. Readings Festival #2: 7/25-27 - The Invisible Hand by Ayad Akhtar, directed by Ken Rus Schmoll; American Pop by Michael Friedman, directed by Trip Cullman; Turn Me Loose by Gretchen Law, directed by John Gould Rubin; Ripcord by David Lindsay-Abaire, directed by David Hyde Pierce; Dry Land by Ruby Rae Spiegel, directed by Adrienne Campbell-Holt. Visit for more info and to purchase subscription tickets.

NYC: 7/27 - Cynthia Hopkins @ Joe's Pub -

NYC: 9/1-4/27 - Dona Flor y Sus Dos Maridos; 9/7-5/18 - Entrada Gratis* (*Gratis No Hat Nada!); 9/22 - 21; 9/13-6/10 La Gringa; 9/14-5/13 - En El Tiempo de las Nariposas; 9/19-5/25 - La Nena se Casa; 10/11-4/4 - El Amor en Los Tiempos Del Colera; 10/18 & 21 - Cita a Ciegas; 10/19-5/14 - Cronica de Una Muerte Anaunciada; 10/24-5/21 - El Quijote; 10/31-5/15 - La Casa de Bernarda Alba; 2/7-5/2 - La Zapatera Prodigiosa @ Repertorio Espanol, 138 East 27th St. -

NYC: 9/9-10/12 - Uncle Vanya; 11/4-12/14 - Major Barbara; 2/10-3/15/15 - The Winter's Tale; 5/5-6/7 - Don Juan @ Pearl Theatre - (212) 598-9802;

NYC: Madison Square Garden Entertainment announced today that music icon Billy Joel has added an eighth show at Madison Square Garden on 8/7, 2014, as part of the Time Warner Cable Concert Series. The performance is part of Joel’s franchise run at The World’s Most Famous Arena. Prices range from $64.50 to $124.50. NEW!! NYC: 9/15 & 16 - Lorde @ United Palace -

NYC: 3/6/15 - Fred Hersch Trio @ Flushing Town Hall -

WOODSTOCK: 8/2 - Fred Hersch Trio w/Julian Lage @ Maverick Concerts -

WINDHAM: 8/30 - Fred Hersch Trio @ Windham Chamber Music Festival -


NEW!! QUEENS: Queens Theatre (QT) is proud to announce the launch of their first annual Summer Musical Theatre Program for kids ages 7 to 14 – SHOWSTOPPERS ! In just two weeks, rising young stars will create and perform an original pocket-sized musical play. The Theatre’s program takes students through the entire of process of creating a musical play from auditions to writing and rehearsing, culminating in a performance on their Mainstage. SHOWSTOPPERS Summer Musical Theatre Program 7/21-8/15 at Queens Theatre (14 United Nations Avenue South, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens, NY 11368). More information is available at

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