What’s Happening 8/31/17

BY GEORGE J. DACRE

Rockland Theatre Company and Haverstraw PSAL rehearsals for “Suessical Kids” will be held during the fall season for grades 2-4 Saturdays 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. with performances December 1 and 2. Horton cast grades 4-8 rehearsals Saturdays 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. with performances December 8 and 9. Register online at www.rocklandtheatrecompany.com. Contact Barry at rocklandtheatreco@yahoo.com for registration information. Applications also available at the Photo Shoppe.

Brick Alley Block Party set at Garner Arts Center, Garnerville, Saturday, September 23 from 6:30-10 p.m. Get ready for an evening of virtual reality performance, dance, body painting, and food and drink with a sundown DJ, set in a 19th century alleyway. The premiere of Mechanica, an exploration of Garner Arts Center as told through a virtual world, also opens. Visit garnerartscenter.org or call 845-947-7108.

ArtsRock’s new season opens Saturday, October 7 at 8 p.m. at BOCES, 131 Midland Avenue, Nyack, with “Great Women of Song,”  your rock, jazz and classical favorites. Performers will be doing Ella, Janis, Bonnie Raitt, Billy Holiday and more. Contact ArtsRock at 855-278-7762.

The Odd Couple is coming weekends to Elmwood Playhouse in Nyack from September 8 through October 7. It features Paul Russo of Stony Point, Michael Frohnhoefer of New Windsor, Stephen Moscatello of Piermont, Stavros Adamides of Spring Valley, Larry Beckerle of Nanuet, Jim Harris of Nyack, Jeanmarie Gaver-Gaydos of River Edge and Janica Carpenter of Old Tappan. Visit elmwoodplayhouse.com or call 845-353 5313.

The Duprees at Westchester Broadway Theatre, Elmsford, held Tuesday, September 28, dinner and show. Franco Corso with Uncle Floyd Vivino, a Columbus Day celebration, Monday October 9. Contact 914-592-2222 or visit broadwaytheatre.com. “Annie” continues on main stage with “Annie, Get Your Gun” to follow.

Penguin Rep Theatre presents “Small World” directed by Joe Brancato at 59E59 Theatre in New York City, September 13 through October 7. A friendly and provocative comedy behind the scenes of Walt Disney’s classic “Fantasia.” Call 212-279-4200.

Christmas holiday shows coming to Westchester Broadway Theatre include Elvis, the Holiday Show, Carpenters Christmas, In the Christmas Mood with the Glenn Miller Orchestra and New York Tenors Magic of Christmas with Andy Cooney, Daniel Rodriguez and Christopher Macchio. Call 914-592-2222 or visit broadwaytheatre.com.

Syncopation at Penguin Repertory Theatre, Stony Point through September 3. Set in 1911, a couple takes dance lessons and dreams of a better life. Visit penguinrep.org or call 845-786-2713.

The World Premier of the film “The Man in the Red Bandana,” the story of Nyack’s Welles Crowther, who helped save the lives of 10 people in the 9/11 terrorist attack at New York’s World Trade Center, is set for the Lafayette Theatre in Suffern at 7:30 p.m. September 6 with doors opening at 7 p.m. The film was created by Mathew Weiss. A post-screening interview with Weiss and Allison and Jefferson Crowther, parents of Welles, is scheduled after the film is shown. Visit mainredbandana.bpt.me/ for information.