BY GEORGE J. DACRE
Elmwood Playhouse in Nyack holding auditions for La Cage Aux Folles to be presented in May. Auditions will be Tuesday, February 21 at 7:30 p.m. and Wednesday, February 22 at 7:30 p.m. Information at elmwoodplayhouse.com/auditions or 845-353-1313. Callbacks will be Thursday, February 23 at 7:30 p.m., by invitation only.
Former New York Giants player David Tyree will host a SuperBowl viewing party at Empire City Casino in Yonkers February 5. Contact empirecitycasino.com.
LoHud Comedy producing a Stand Up Comedy Class Sundays at the Turning Point Cafe in Piermont starting January 29, running weekly through Sunday March 29 (seven classes). Adam Oliensis, stand up comic, will direct the classes. Applicants (for a $200 fee) will get the opportunity to do stand up comedy, get critiqued and advised. Contact Lohudcomedy.com or call 845-535-9111.
Lake Street Dive and Los Lobos have been booked for the 2017 Clearwater Festival in June. It will be June 17 and 18 at Croton Point Park in Croton On Hudson. Tom Chapin of Rockland County, Guy Davis and The Suitcase Junket among others booked for the Great Hudson River Revival. Visit clearwaterfestival.org.
“Underground,” the story of the Underground Railroad which helped slaves to freedom and ran through Rockland County to be produced February 16,17 and 18 at Shades Repertory Theatre, Haverstraw. Written by Samuel Harps of Shades it follows three Rockland families as they prepare for their journey north to Canada and freedom. It will be directed by Joe Albert Lima. Contact shadesrep.org.
“Cagney, the Musical” coming to the Westside Theatre in New York City. The life story of the great Jimmy Cagney including songs like “Give My Regards To Old Broadway,” “Grand Old Flag,” and “Yankee Doodle Dandy” and many more. Robert Creighton. Contact 212-239-6200.
“Crimes Of The Heart” a tragic-comedy continues at Antrim Playhouse, Wesley Hill weekends. Contact antrimplayhouse.com.
“Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” continues weekends at Elmwood Playhouse, Nyack. Contact elmwoodplayhouse.com or 845-353-1313.