What’s Happening 5/30/13

BY GEORGE J. DACRE

– Gunnar and Mathew Nelson, twin sons of rock legend Ricky Nelson make their second appearance at Westchester Broadway Theatre in Elmsford Monday June 3 with dinner and show at 6 and 8 p.m. Gunnar says the show is somewhat different with new video clips and remembrances of their dad and including episodes of the Ozzie and Harriet Nelson shows on which they both appeared. Tickets for Ricky Nelson Remembered at 914-592-2222 or broadwaytheatre.com.

– Friday May 31 at 6:30 p.m. The Tappan Library will host a musical show about the life of Frank Sinatra. It will be at Tappan Memorial Park directly in back of the Tappan Library. Donnie Farraro performs as Sinatra and will sing New York, New York, The Lady Is A Tramp and Fly Me To The Moon among other Sinatra standards. Joey Gilligan, the show’s producer will weave together stories of Sinatra’s youth painting an overall portrait of the singers coming of age in New Jersey. The free event is open to the public at the library at 93 Main Street in Tappan. Contact 845-359-3877. Rain date is June 7.

– Chabad Jewish Enrichment Center will celebrate 12 years of vision, community and achievement at an inaugural gala Monday, June 10 at the View On The Hudson in Piermont. Leonard J. Birbrower will be guest of honor. A Young Leadership award will be presented to Jamie and Rick Helman. There will be a Woman Of Valor Tribute in memory of Clara Rutland. Gala Chair is Ralph Heidings, a founder of the Center. The Gala will start at 6:30 p.m. with a cocktail reception and buffet and a Silent Auction and Raffle. The program will feature David Nesenoff whom the Center says brought down Helen Thomas they say to have been one of Israel’s greatest foes in the White House where she was a member of the press corps for many years. Reservations at 845-356-6686.

– The Armonk Players will present what they say is a hilarious comedy “Parallel Lives” at Whippoorwill Hall in the North Castle Library Friday May 31, Saturday, June 1, Thursday June 6, Saturday June 8 at 8 p.m. and Sunday June 2 at 4 p.m.Julia Ryan and Michelle Moriarty star in the show about alleged supreme human beings who plan the beginning of the world and involve two slightly sadistic suburban wives. Tickets at 914-861-2049 or armonkplayers.org.

– A Frankie Valli Tribute show is scheduled at Westchester Broadway Theatre in a Gold Star Event, Saturday August 10. Dinner and show. Tickets at 914-592-2222 or broadwaytheatre.com.

– Opening on June 9 at Antrim Playhouse in Wesley Hills is Laughter On The 23rd Floor, a Neil Simon comedy. The show recounts Neil Simon’s years as a junior comedy write on the Sid Caesar show. Tickets at antrimplayhouse.com.

– How The World Began next up at Penguin Repertory in Stony Point. written by Catherine Trieshmann. It runs June 28 through July 21 on weekends and follows Class with Richard Kline. Tickets at penguinrep.com or 845-786-2873.

– Ralphie May is coming to the Newtown, New Jersey Theatre October 26 at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday May 31. Voted one of Variety’s ten comics to watch and takes on many topics that they say will make you think and possibly quirm. Tickets at 973-383-3700.

– Salute to the Troops Sunday June 2 at 1:30 p.m. at Suffern High School with the Ramsey Wind Symphony sponsored by the Town of Ramapo and Jewish War Veterans PFC Fred Hecht Post 425. Ticket information at 845-357-2990 or 845-357-5100.