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What’s Happening 1/31/13
Posted January 31st, 2013

BY GEORGE J. DACRE

- Comedian Bobby Collins rescheduled due to Hurricane Sandy at the Newton Theatre, Newton, N.J. February 16.

- The Dirty Dozen Brass Band booked into the Event Gallery at Bethel Woods Center For The Arts February 7 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets on sale now at 1-866-781-2922.

- Members of the Thiells United Methodist Church working on a Vendor Fair and Family Day set for Saturday, March 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Vendors wanted. Call 845-942-1481. Funds to be raised to help repair the church Thrift Shoppe roof caved in by a fallen tree during Hurricane Sandy.

- “Freedom Summer” recalling the 1964 murders of three members of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and a Mississippi activist on stage at Shades Repertory Theatre, Haverstraw February 7, 8 and 9 all at 8 p.m. Tickers at shadesrepertory.com.

- Rivertown Film honoring composer Sam Waymon at the Nyack Center, 58 Depew Avenue, Nyack February 16 at 7:30 p.m. Jonathan Demme, who directed the movie “Philadelphia,” in which Waymon’s music is heard, will be present along with the New School Band backing up Waymon who also wrote music for “Freedom Summer” coming to Shades Rep in Haverstraw in honor of Black History Month in February.

- “Fiddler on the Roof” running at Westchester Broadway Theatre through February 3. “In The Heights” follows starting February 7. Tickets at 914-592-2222 or broadwaytheatre.com.

- “Doubt” coming to Antrim Playhouse, Wesley Hills starting March 1. “Other People’s Money” continues at Antrim. For tickets antrimplayhouse.com.

- The Borderline Music Club, New City presenting Craig Bickhardt, singer and songwriter to the stars Sunday, February 17 at 2 p.m. at the New City Ambulance Corps Building at 200 Congers Road. Tickets at solz1@optonline,net.

- Joe Matterese of Westchester comic act Saturday, January 26 at Sam’s of Gedney Way, White Plains at 8:30 p.m. Your PayPal email is your e-ticket.

- ArtsRock with Darlene Love at the Lafayette Theatre February 14 at 8 p.m. “Sounds of Love” by the legendary rock and roll hall of fame. Tickets at artsrock.org or 845-ARTS-ROC.

- “Dinner with Friends” by Donald Margulies at the Elmwood Playhouse, Nyack March 15 to April 13 (weekends), Tickets at 845-353-1313 or elmwoodplayhouse.com.

- Andy Cooney at Westchester Broadway Theatre Tuesday, March 26 matinee and evening dinner and show. Tickets at 914-592-2222 or broadwaytheatre.com.

- High School Musicals coming to Rockland County. “Smile” at Clarkstown North March 8, 9,15, 16; “The Wiz,” Albertus Magnus, March 14,15, 16: “West Side Story,” Suffern. March 14, 15, 16: “Bye Bye Birdie,” Ramapo, March 14, 15, 16: “Grease,” Nanuet, March 15, 16: “Me And My Girl,” Tappan Zee, March 15, 16, 17: “West Side Story,” North Rockland March 15, 16, 21, 22, 23: “Curtains,” Clarkstown North, April 12, 13, 14: “Into The Woods,” Rockland Country Day School, April 19 and 20.

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