BY GEORGE J. DACRE
One of the best productions ever put on by Westchester Broadway Theatre, Elmsford is the current run of “Sound Of Music,” one of the world’s best loved musicals. Musical direction by Leo P. Carusone and direction and choreography by Jonathan Stahl rate tops. Bill Stutler and Bob Funking, the producers, have done it again at WBT with Sound Of Music. You know the music…”Sound Of Music,” “My Favorite Things,” “Do Re Me,” “Sixteen Going on Seventeen” and all the rest. Tickets at 914 592 2222 or broadwaytheatre.com.
CALLING ALL ROSARY ACADEMY GIRLS! You are invited to participate in the First Annual “Rosary Girls” Online Reunion. Seeking all Rockland and Bergen County grads of Rosary Academy (all years) to tell the “Story of Your Lives” and send them to bonbonsconfections.com NOW! Lydia Peters Olsen, class of 1974, welcomes your contribution, which will describe where you are in your life now, and where you have been. Illustrate your unique saga, in the way you want to and then submit it.
The ArtsRock Bossy Frog Album Release Party(which is free)set for Friday August 2 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Nyack Center, 58 Depew Avenue. Pre-registration recommended as space is limited. 15 all time children’s favorite songs on one album with forty Rockland County musicians performing. Contact ArtsRock.com.
“Oliver” the lively family musical coming to Westchester Broadway Theatre, Elmsford August 15 to September 8. Tickets at broadwaytheatre.com or 914-592-2222.
North Rockland Theatre will produce “Shrek the Musical” In July.. Details forthcoming.
“How The World Began,” a new play by Catherine Trieschmann, opens June 28 at Penguin Repertory in Stony Point. All about science and religion and how the world began. Tickets at penguinrep.org or 845-786-2873.
Elmwood Playhouse with “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” weekends July 12 to August 5. Tickets at elmwoodplayhouse.com or 845-353-1313. “Les Miserable” and other great shows coming next season.
Travis Tritt in concert Thursday June 23 at Empire City Casino Yonkers. America June 30 and Chris Isaak July 7. empirecitycasino.com.
Tino Muniz leads the Westchester Philharmonic in an all Bethoven program Friday Juner 28 at 8 p.m. and Saturday June 29 at 3 p.m. in the conclusion of their 30th anniversary season. Tickets and information at westchesterphil.org.
The Benedict Arnold/Major John Andre story to be told in “The Shadows of Treason” at Shades Repertory Theatre Saturday June 29 at 8 p.m. Tickets at shadesrep.com.
“Laughter On the 23rd Floor” continues at Antrim Playhouse , Wesley Hills. Barefoot in the Park opens Antrim’s 77th season September 13 to October 5. Information at antrimplayhouse.com.