WHAT’S HAPPENING 4/3/14

BY GEORGE J. DACRE

– Family social on for Sunday April 13 at Emmett’s Castle, 285 Blue Hill Road in Pearl River to raise money for the Irish cultural and heritage section of the Memorial Day Irish Festival in Durham, N.Y. May 24 and 25. A play “The Dreams of Fionn MacCool” will be performed by area theatre people doing puppetry. There will be live Irish poetry reading at the event says organizer Mike Boyle and it starts at 2 p.m. Information from Emmettt’s Castle, Pearl River at 845-735-3504.

– The Beach Boys, Emblem 3, MKTO, and Carly Rose Sonenclar all lined up for the Town of Ramapo Summer Concert Series at Provident Bank Ballpark in Pomona. Gavin Degraw and Math Nathanson also in the lineup. Information from atroodler@ramapoldc.com.

– “The Savannah Disputation,” a comedy opening up the 2014 season at Penguin Repertory in Stony Point May 16 through June 8. Maureen McGovern coming to SUNY Rockland Community College in a Penguin production Saturday, October 11. Tickets at penguinrep.org or 845-786-2873.

– The Righteous Brothers Bill Medley booked in at the Newton, N.J. Theatre September 12. Tickets on sales Friday, April 4 at 973-383-3700.

– Guitar Magic by ArtsRock featuring the music of the Allman Brothers at Nyack Library, April 11. Information at ArtsRock.Org.

– Billy Keenan and an Irish Festival at German Masonic Park in Tappan withy Mass at noon and music 1 – 8 p.m., May 3 and 4.

– St. Peter’s Passion Players 34th annual performance of the Passion Of Our Lord, Friday, April 4, Saturday, April 5 and Saturday, April 12 at St. Peter’s School 21 Ridge Street in Haverstraw.

– “You Can’t Take It With You” at Antrim Theatre, Wesley Hills, April 4 and 5 and a special two for $30 performance Thursday April 3 at 8 p.m. Contact AntrimPlayhouse.com.

– “The Hustler” film with Paul Newman and Jackie Gleason at the Lafayette Theatre, Suffern April 26 at 11:30 a.m. with a Wurlitzer Organ Concert before the show. Contact Phil Tisi at 845-357-5100 Ext. 201.

– “Smokey Joe’s Cafe opens at Elmwood Playhouse, Nyack May 16 and runs weekends through June 14. “The Pillowman” currently on stage. Contact elmwooodplayhouse.com or 845-353-1313. Audition dates for “Awake and Sing” at Elmwood April 7 and 8 from 7:15 – 10 p.m.

– “The Cast Of Beattlemania” April 14 at Westchester Broadway Theatre. “Ragtime” currently on main stage. Tickets at 914-592-2222 or broadwaytheatre.com.