WHAT’S HAPPENING 3/8/18

BY GEORGE J. DACRE

  • Some tickets still available for Irish melodies with Sir James Galway and Lady Jeanne Galway, Saturday, March 24 at 7:30 p.m. at First Reformed Church in Nyack, presented by ArtsRock. Visit artsrock.org for more info.
  • “Stick Fly,” opening this week at Elmwood Playhouse, Nyack through April 7. Written by Lydia R. Diamond, directed By Joe Albert Lima. The affluent African-American LeVay family gathers on Martha’s Vineyard for the weekend. Brothers Kent and Flip bring their girlfriends to meet their parents for the first time. As the two newcomers clash over issues of race and privilege, family tensions reach the boiling point when long-hidden secrets emerge. Presented by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. Elmwood Playhouse is located at 10 Park Street, Nyack. Phone# 845- 353-1313; website elmwoodplayhouse.com.
  • “Sister Act” coming to Westchester Broadway Theatre in Elmsford in April. St. Patrick’s celebration “Rhythm of the Dance” set for Tuesday, March 13 and includes three Irish Tenors. “A Chorus Line” continues on main stage. Cirque Viva, Monday, April 9. Visit broadwaytheatre.com or call 914-592-2222.
  • On Friday, March 9, LoHud Comedy at Schoolhouse Theatre in Croton Falls will host a wine and cheese reception featuring comics Adam Oliensis, Frank Vignola and Cynthia Kaplan. Visit lohud.com.
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers, March 16, at Tarrytown Music Hall. Bagpipes meet rock ‘n roll. Visit tarrytownmusichall.org or contact 877-840-0457.
  • Organist Brenda Ferguson to perform at the Morning Music Club Concert, Tuesday, March 13 at St. Augustine’s Church in New City. Snow date, March 20. Fame to be performed at Ramapo High School, March 23 and 24 at 8 p.m. and 2 p.m. March 25.”Little Shop of Horrors” on stage at Albertus Magnus High School on the same dates. “Curtains” at Pearl River High School on April 19, 20 and 21.
  • Revival with Pastor Donna Hawkins March 23 at 7:30 p.m. and March 25 at 5:30 p.m. at 470 Mountainview Avenue in Valley Cottage. Elks presenting Beauty and the Grease in a Sock Hop, Saturday May 12 from 8 p.m. to midnight. Bring your own snacks and appetizers. Drinks available. Put on your poodle skirts and varsity letters and dance the night away. Call 845-300-6705.
  • “Breaking Legs” opens Friday, March 23 at Antrim Playhouse in Wesley Hills, and plays March 24 and 25. “The Lion in Winter” will be coming soon to Antrim. Contact antrimplayhouse.com.
  • Shades Repertory Theatre doing “Blackbird” at Garner Arts Center in Garnerville March 29, 30 and 31, a fundraiser for victims of child abuse and the Rockland Welcome Committee. Call 845-675-8044.
  • A Night of dancing with Swingadelic Swing Band at the Coupe Studio in Nanuet o be produced by the Arts Council of Rockland at the Coupe Studio on March 17. Visit artscouncilofrockland.org.