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Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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January 2018

An Evening with Brandy Clark

January 25 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 E Ridge Rd
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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One of Nashville’s best-kept secrets is coming to Ridgefield: six-time Grammy Award nominee, Brandy Clark! Best known for her hit “Stripes” she has also found success as a Nashville songwriter penning The Band Perry’s “Better Dig Two,” Miranda Lambert’s “Mama’s Broken Heart,” and Kacey Musgraves’ “Follow Your Arrow.” The dream of being an artist in her own right came true two years ago when her first album, the stunning 12 Stories, debuted. Media sponsor for the event is KICKS 105.5fm.…

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Terrapin: The Ultimate Grateful Dead Experience featuring Crispin Cioe

January 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 E Ridge Rd
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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Terrapin is the region’s Ultimate Grateful Dead Experience. They have performed over 160 concerts, offering an authentic mix of Dead tunes which will appeal to the most ardent Deadhead as well as the newly acquainted listener. The band consists of players who have loved and performed this music for decades. Terrapin has invested heavily in state-of-the-art equipment which is “true to form” of recreating a live concert experience. Saxist/songwriter/producer Crispin Cioe has left an indelible imprint on American/ British roots…

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Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great

January 27 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 E Ridge Rd
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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Being a 10-year-old kid is kind of a pain. Having an older sister is really a pain. Being afraid of everything is… well, just plain painful! Sheila Tubman, otherwise known as Sheila the Great, comes of age in a lively and poignant musical, based on Judy Blume’s popular novel, about discovering the person within.

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Judy Gold and Bruce Vilanch: Big and Tall

January 27 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 E Ridge Rd
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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Together, Bruce and Judy will fill the BIG & TALL order of making you laugh and laugh! BRUCE VILANCH is a six-time Emmy Award-winning comic who’s best known for his four-year stint as a celebrity participant on Hollywood Squares. His stand-up routine draws on his years of being a Hollywood insider and earned him the role of head writer for the Oscars — writing for hosts Billy Crystal, Alec Baldwin, Steve Martin and others He’s also written hysterical material for…

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Met Opera ENCORE in HD: Tosca (Puccini)

January 28 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 E Ridge Rd
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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Rivaling the splendor of Franco Zeffirelli’s set and costumes of the Napoleonic era, Sir David McVicar’s ravishing new production offers a splendid backdrop for two extraordinary sopranos sharing the title role of the jealous prima donna: Sonya Yoncheva and Anna Netrebko. Vittorio Grigolo and Marcelo Álvarez alternate in the role of Tosca’s revolutionary artist lover Cavaradossi, with Bryn Terfel, Michael Volle, and Željko Lučić as the depraved police chief Scarpia. Puccini’s melodrama about a volatile diva, a sadistic police chief,…

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Fathom Events in HD: ’85: The Greatest Team in Football History

January 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:40 pm
Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 E Ridge Rd
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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Re-live the excitement of the most memorable team in sports history, the 1985 Chicago Bears, just days before the biggest game of the football season. This documentary chronicles their journey to victory and pop culture fame with a colorful cast of characters led by Walter Payton, Jim McMahon, William ‘The Refrigerator’ Perry, and coach Mike Ditka.

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February 2018

Get The Led Out

February 1 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 E Ridge Rd
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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The powerhouse of rock, Get The Led Out aka “America’s Led Zeppelin” returns for a night of classic Zeppelin hits! Fans can hear the songs that the legendary band that created including “Kashmir,” “Whole Lotta Love,” “Dazed and Confused” and the iconic “Stairway to Heaven.” This high-energy concert captures the essence of the recorded music of Led Zeppelin and brings it to the concert stage. This is not an impersonator act but rather a group of musicians who were fans…

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Arrival from Sweden: The Music of ABBA

February 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 E Ridge Rd
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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Arrival is the only touring band sanctioned by ABBA, with original musicians and costumes! ABBA is known for songs like “Dancing Queen,” “Money, Money, Money,” “Knowing Me, Knowing You,” “SOS,” and “Fernando” – not to mention the smash hit ABBA musical Mamma Mia!

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Debbie Gravitte’s Big Band Broadway

February 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 E Ridge Rd
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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Tony Award-winner Debbie Gravitte, along with RK Big Band led by Russ Kassoff, comes to the Playhouse to celebrate the release of her latest studio album, Big Band Broadway! Swinging orchestrations, blaring brass, and “one of the best voices on Broadway” (AP). You’ve never heard “Surrey With The Fringe on Top” sound anything like this! As one of Broadway’s biggest personalities, Debbie Gravitte has found herself in demand from the Broadway Stage to the concert stage and beyond. She won…

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Bolshoi Ballet ENCORE in HD: The Lady of Camellias

February 4 @ 12:55 pm - 4:00 pm
Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 E Ridge Rd
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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At a theatre performance of ‘Manon Lescaut’, the young and naive Armand is utterly captivated after meeting the ravishing and most desirable courtesan Marguerite Gautier. Their encounter gives birth to a passionate yet doomed love… Alexandre Dumas Fils’ novel comes to life on the Bolshoi stage, with prima Svetlana Zakharova as the ailing Marguerite seeking love and redemption from her life as a courtesan. The Bolshoi brings choreographer John Neumeier’s work of rare beauty and tragic depth to new emotional…

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Willie Nile | Trace Bundy

February 7 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 E Ridge Rd
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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Willie Nile is a singer/songwriter that The New York Times called “one of the most gifted singer-songwriters to emerge from the New York scene in years.” Rolling Stone listed Nile’s album, The Innocent Ones, as one of the “Top Ten Best Under-The-Radar Albums of 2011” and BBC Radio called it “THE rock ‘n’ roll album of the year.” His album, American Ride, won “Best Rock Album of the Year” at the Independent Music Awards. It appeared on over one hundred…

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Rich Vos, Ron Bennington & Jim Florentine: A Night of Comedy Headliners

February 9 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 E Ridge Rd
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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Rich Vos is a no-holds-barred performer who destroys in comedy clubs around the country. A comedian’s comedian, he can be heard regularly on Opie and Jimmy and as a guest on the most popular podcasts including WTF with Marc Maron. Rich also has his own hit podcast (on Riotcast Network) and a radio show (on Sirius) both called My Wife Hates Me. (That’s not confusing.) His co-host is his wife, comedian Bonnie McFarlane. Rich can be seen on HBO, Showtime,…

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Met Opera LIVE in HD: L’Elisir D’Amore (Donizetti)

February 10 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 E Ridge Rd
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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Pretty Yende debuts a new role at the Met with her first Adina opposite Matthew Polenzani, who enthralled Met audiences as Nemorino in 2013 with his ravishing “Una furtiva lagrima.” Bartlett Sher’s production is charming, with deft comedic timing, but also emotionally revealing. Domingo Hindoyan conducts. L’Elisir d’Amore has been among the most consistently popular operatic comedies for almost two centuries. The story deftly combines comic archetypes with a degree of genuine character development rare in works of this type.…

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The Machine Performs Pink Floyd

February 10 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 E Ridge Rd
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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For more than 20 years The Machine has been paying tribute to one of rock’s most iconic bands! Their live shows are legendary – with the band flawlessly reproducing Floyd songs, ranging from well-known hits like “Comfortably Numb” and “Another Brick in the Wall Part 2” to deep cuts such as “Fearless” and “Bike.” The band takes their music seriously, recreating the original experience with extraordinary musicianship, impressive lighting, extensive stage displays, and energetic stage presence. Known for their engagement…

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Garrison Keillor “Just Passing Through”

February 11 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 E Ridge Rd
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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Garrison Keillor captivates with his signature blend of humor, charisma and wisdom as he shares his journey to becoming one of America’s greatest storytellers. Garrison regaled audiences for more than 40 years as the host of “A Prairie Home Companion,” and he continues to bring stories to life on public radio’s “The Writers Almanac.” A best-selling author, he has published more than two dozen books of fiction and poetry and his unique works have earned him honors including Grammy, ACE…

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Masters of Illusion: Believe the Impossible

February 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 E Ridge Rd
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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Magic has never been hotter! Out of the success of the brain-bending Illusionists come the Masters of Illusion with its fast-paced sleight of hand experts, escape artists, comedy, magicians, illusions and more! Based on the multi-award winning television series, Master of Illusion, this show is a spectacular display of reality-twisting, mind-blowing magic! The Masters of Illusion is – Excitement! Spectacle! Suspense! Hilarity! Energy! No camera or computer tricks! So don’t miss out on this great opportunity to watch it live!

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First Ladies of Disco: Valentine’s Day Gala

February 14 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 E Ridge Rd
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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Come dressed to impress and dance the night away with your sweetie! Three extraordinary women who made their marks on the Pop, R&B and Billboard Dance charts throughout the 70s, 80s and 90s join forces for the first time: Linda Clifford (“Red Light,” “If My Friends Could See Me Now”), The Weather Girl’s Martha Wash (“It’s Raining Men,” “Everybody, Everybody”) and former Chic vocalist Norma Jean Wright (“Le Freak,” “Good Times”). 6:30pm Gala – Champagne (courtesy of Pera Wines), chocolate,…

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Fleetwood Macked & The McCartney Years

February 16 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 E Ridge Rd
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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Two great tribute bands share the stage for an incredible night of hits! Fleetwood Macked: the National Touring Fleetwood Mac Tribute Experience! One of rock’s most successful hit making machines Fleetwood Mac’s performance history comes to life with this visually and sonically uncanny tribute. Hailed as the most authentic Fleetwood Mac tribute band in the U.S., Fleetwood Macked brings your favorite songs like…“Go Your Own Way”, “Don’t Stop”, “Rhiannon” and “Landslide” to the stage with performances that bring audiences to…

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Billy Gardell

February 17 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 E Ridge Rd
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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Emmy-nominated actor and comedian Billy Gardell is best known for his starring role in the hit TV series, “Mike & Molly” but he has performed in several feature films including “Bad Santa” with Billy Bob Thornton, “You, Me, and Dupree” with Owen Wilson, and “Avenging Angelo” with Sylvester Stallone and Anthony Quinn, as well as recurring roles in “Lucky,” “The King of Queens,” “My Name is Earl,” “Monk,” and “Judging Amy”. Gardell also has two of his own comedy specials…

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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

February 24 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 E Ridge Rd
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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Broadway comes to Ridgefield! Daniel C. Levine directs Andrew Lloyd Webber’s smash-hit Broadway musical, JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, featuring an all-star Broadway cast. If you saw TOMMY or JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, you won’t want to miss this! One of the most enduring shows of all time, JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT is the irresistible family musical about the trials and triumphs of Joseph, Israel’s favorite son. Retelling the Biblical story of Joseph, his eleven brothers and the…

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Lewis Black: The Joke’s On US Tour

February 25 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 E Ridge Rd
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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Known as the king of the rant, Lewis Black uses his trademark style of comedic yelling and animated finger-pointing to skewer anything and anyone that gets under his skin. His comedic brilliance lies in his ability to make people laugh at the absurdities of life, with topics that include current events, social media, politics and anything else that exposes the hypocrisy and madness he sees in the world. Receiving critical acclaim as a stand-up, actor and author, Black has performed…

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Met Opera ENCORE in HD: La Boheme (Puccini)

February 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 E Ridge Rd
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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The world’s most popular opera returns in Franco Zeffirelli’s classic production, with a series of exciting casts. Angel Blue, Anita Hartig, and Sonya Yoncheva share the role of the fragile Mimì, with Dmytro Popov, Russell Thomas, and Michael Fabiano alternating as the poet Rodolfo. Alexander Soddy and Marco Armiliato share conducting duties. La Bohème, the passionate, timeless, and indelible story of love among young artists in Paris, can stake its claim as the world’s most popular opera. It has a…

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