BY GEORGE J. DACRE
Opening Friday November 10 and running weekends through December 9, the Musical “The Bridges Of Madison County” will play at the Elmwood Playhouse in Nyack. Claudia Stefany directs the show, which is based on the best-selling novel by Robert James Waller. Francesca Johnson is looking forward to a rare four days alone as her husband and children head off to the 1965 Indiana State Fair. When Robert Kincaid, a ruggedly handsome National Geographic photographer stops to ask for directions to the local covered bridges, both of their lives are changed forever. “Bridges,” will feature Wendy Portney of West Nyack, Daniele Hager of NYC, Jon Huston of Nyack, Carline Goldenberg of Englewood Cliffs, Jackson Poulin of New City, Edward Van Saders of Sparkill, Kerry Davis of Stony Point, Larry Wilbur of Ramsey, Emma Ruck of Tappan, Hailey Schwartz of West Nyack, Andrew Shepherd of West Nyack, Andrew Greenway of Piermont, Sam Ruck of Tappan, Helene Gardner of Nyack and Maura Kavanaugh of Washingtonville. Information at elmwoodplayhouse.com or 845-353-1313.
Armonk Players presents “The Liars,” by David Ives, adapted from Pierre Corneilles 17the Century farce “Le Menteur.” There will be six performances, December 1 through December 9, at the Whippoorwill Theatre in Armonk. Directed by Pia Haas, this classic French romp with an outrageous chain of events involves intricate misunderstandings, hilarious fabrications and complicated lies. Information at ArmonkPlayers.org.
This weekend is the last chance to see “Nunsense” at the Antrim Playhouse, located at 15 Spook Rock Road in Wesley Hills. Coming up soon will be “Noises Off” directed by Dana Duff. Contact antrimplayhouse.com for more info.
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Pearl River presents guitarist composer Peter Griggs in concert “500 years Of Music For Guitars,” to be held Sunday, November 19 at 3 p.m. Internationally acclaimed Griggs will perform guitar music from the Renaissance to the contemporary as well as Flamenco, Brazilian, jazz, blues and his own compositions. Call 845-735-2243 or go visit www.gspr.org for more info.
Friday, November 10 at the Nyack Library at 7:30 p.m. will be the Merz Trio playing “Brahms, Summer 1886” a program of the composers music of that year including Opus 99,100 and 101. Call 845-358-3370, ext. 235.
The Yonkers Film Festival will be held November 3 through 8 at DMAC Theatre and other locations in Yonkers. Information at yofifest.com/2017films.