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November 2019

Sarah Shook & The Disarmers

November 19 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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FREE beer tasting in the lobby before the show! Picked as a Bandsintown Big Break one-to-watch artist and hailed by critics at Rolling Stone, Vice and the Wall Street Journal, North Carolina’s Sarah Shook’s Americana stalks/walks the line between vulnerable and menacing, her voice strong and uneasy, country classic but with contemporary, earthy tension. The band’s most recent album Years was ranked #1 on venerable Chicago Sun-Times and NPR music critic Greg Kot’s best-of-2018 list. Bandsintown Emerging Artist Series Pepsi…

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John Cleese

November 20 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 E Ridge Rd
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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Don’t miss this unforgettable evening with award-winning actor, writer, and comedian John Cleese as he shares hilarious stories and observations about his life and career, including highlights from Monty Python, Fawlty Towers, A Fish Called Wanda, and many more. Sponsors: Hearst BARTS

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All About Eve – National Theatre of London in HD

November 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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ENCORE PRESENTATION IN HD by Joseph L Mankiewicz. Adapted and directed for the stage by Ivo van Hove Gillian Anderson (X-Files, NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire) and Lily James (Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again) lead in All About Eve, broadcast live to cinemas from the West End in London. All About Eve tells the story of Margo Channing. Legend. True star of the theatre. The spotlight is hers, always has been. But now there’s Eve. Her biggest fan.…

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December 2019

When Harry Met Sally (30th Anniversary)

December 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 E Ridge Rd
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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This special 30th-anniversary, big screen event includes exclusive insight from Turner Classic Movies! A special 30th Anniversary showing coming to select cinemas featuring exclusive insight from Turner Classic Movies. Harry Burns (Billy Crystal) and Sally Albright (Meg Ryan) meet when they share a car on a trip from Chicago to New York right after both graduate from college. As the two build their lives and careers in Manhattan, they find love and heartache–with other people–but their paths continue to cross…

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LUANN DE LESSEPS – COUNTESS & FRIENDS HOLIDAY

December 6 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhosue, 80 East Ridge Road
Ridgefield, 06877 United States
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VIP MEET & GREET AVAILABLE! Back after a sold out show earlier this year, the “The Real Housewives of New York” star returns with a night of cabaret featuring her own global dance hits – “Money Can’t Buy You Class,” “Girl Code” and others – along with holiday favorites. Ridgefield Magazine's Broadway & Cabaret Series

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Dance to the Holidays with Tony Dovolani & Karina Smirnoff

December 8 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 E Ridge Rd
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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This holiday spectacular for the whole family stars “Dancing with the Stars” Mirrorball champions Tony Dovolani and Karina Smirnoff along with other celebrity pros from “Dancing with the Stars,” “American Idol,” and “So You Think You Can Dance.” Backed by a live band, see all the talent-based reality TV shows up close and personal in an unforgettable Spectacular for all Seasons! Directed and choreographed by Jaymz Tuaileva from “Dancing with the Stars,” “Donny and Marie’s Las Vegas Christmas Show” and…

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Rockapella Holiday

December 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Ridgefield Playhosue, 80 East Ridge Road
Ridgefield, 06877 United States
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A cappella versions of everything from the holiday standards you know and love like “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” to a funky rendition of “You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch!” They’ve become one of the world’s most sophisticated, lasting, and imitated vocal groups around today. You’d be hard-pressed to find a more influential one out there in this era of network television a cappella shows like NBC’s The Sing-Off, movies like Pitch Perfect, and innumerable college vocal groups that…

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Christmas with the Celts

December 20 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 E Ridge Rd
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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Christmas with the Celts returns to The Playhouse after sold-out performances for the past four seasons! This holiday show features a mix of lively traditional Irish music and instrumentation with American pop music and their own originals, along with ancient Irish and Scottish carols and traditional Christmas favorites. The Celts lineup stars, Ric Blair on vocal-guitar-bodhran & piano along with female lead singer and all Ireland champion fiddler and Irish dancer, Eimear Arkins. Rick and Eimear will be complemented by…

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The Nutcracker – Bolshoi Ballet in HD

December 21 @ 12:55 pm - 3:30 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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ENCORE PRESENTATION IN HD PYTOR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY Choreography by Yuri Grigorovich On Christmas Eve, the mysterious Drosselmeyer brings a Nutcracker doll as a gift for his goddaughter Marie. At midnight, the doll comes to life and finds himself in a battle led with the Mouse King, while Marie watches in fear. The Bolshoi’s magical Nutcracker production captivates audiences of all ages and brings them on whirlwind journey of enchantment with rising star Soloist Margarita Shrainer perfectly embodying Marie’s innocence and…

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January 2020

Wozzeck (Berg)

Sunday, January, 12, 2020 @ 12:55 pm - 3:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhosue, 80 East Ridge Road
Ridgefield, 06877 United States
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ENCORE PRESENTATION IN HD Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts William Kentridge’s new production of Alban Berg’s expressionistic masterpiece Wozzeck, regarded for its intense emotional power and brilliant score as one of the most significant operas of the 20th century. Composed during and in the aftermath of World War I, Berg’s dark exploration of a soldier besieged by the evils of society, is staged by Kentridge in a ramshackle warren of stairs, ramps, discarded furniture, and debris. His own theatrically animated charcoal drawings,…

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The Lords of 52nd Street

Friday, January, 17, 2020
The Ridgefield Playhosue, 80 East Ridge Road
Ridgefield, 06877 United States
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Original members of the Billy Joel Band featuring Liberty DeVitto on drums, Richie Cannata on saxophone and Russell Javors on rhythm guitar. The band recorded and toured extensively with Billy Joel during the 70s and 80s. Hear them play all of Billy Joel’s hits! Pepsi Rock Series powered by Xfinity

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All My Sons – National Theatre Live in HD

Sunday, January, 19, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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Encore Presentation by Arthur Miller, directed by Jeremy Herrin Broadcast live from The Old Vic in London, Academy Award-winner Sally Field (Steel Magnolias, Brothers & Sisters) and Bill Pullman (The Sinner, Independence Day) star in Arthur Miller’s blistering drama All My Sons. America, 1947. Despite hard choices and even harder knocks, Joe and Kate Keller are a success story. They have built a home, raised two sons and established a thriving business.  But nothing lasts forever and their contented lives, already…

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John O’Hurley

Sunday, January, 26, 2020 @ 5:00 am - 7:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhosue, 80 East Ridge Road
Ridgefield, 06877 United States
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John O’Hurley has gone from being best known as J. Peterman on Seinfeld to catapulting into one of television’s busiest and most versatile actors. From show host (“To Tell the Truth”, “Family Feud,” and NBC’s “The National Dog Show”), to Broadway star, to advertising hero (O’Hurley invested in the relaunch of The J. Peterman Company, and since 1999 has been a part-owner and member of the board of directors), this voice actor, singer, and comedian has truly done it all-…

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February 2020

The Fab Five – Ultimate Tribute to the Beatles

Wednesday, February, 12, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhosue, 80 East Ridge Road
Ridgefield, 06877 United States
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The Fab Four performs uncanny, note-for-note live renditions of Beatles’ classics such as “Can’t Buy Me Love,” “Yesterday,” “A Day In The Life,” “Twist And Shout,” “Here Comes The Sun,” and “Hey Jude” that will make you think you are watching the real thing! Pepsi Rock Series powered by Xfinity

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Swan Lake – The Bolshoi Ballet in HD

Sunday, February, 23, 2020 @ 12:55 pm - 3:30 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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LIVE PRESENTATION IN HD PYTOR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY Choreography by Yuri Grigorovich Prince Siegfried is summoned by his parents to choose a bride. However, he encounters a mysterious and magnetic swan-woman, Odette, by the lake and is captivated. His vow of eternal love to her will have irreversible consequences. Tchaikovsky’s essential masterpiece returns for a live broadcast of the most-beloved ballet in the classical canon. Technically challenging and filled with vibrant emotion, with a stunning and world-famous corps de ballet in…

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Altan

Wednesday, February, 26, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhosue, 80 East Ridge Road
Ridgefield, 06877 United States
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This award-winning, chart-topping Celtic band’s heartwarming, dynamic live performances include a range of traditional Irish music – from the most sensitive and touching old Irish songs all the way to hard hitting reels and jigs. Known for their collaborations with country superstar Dolly Parton in U.S., they have been bringing the music of Co. Donegal to audiences around the world for more than 30 years. Doyle Coffin Architecture Singer Songwriter Series World Music Series

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Agrippina (Handel)

Saturday, February, 29, 2020 @ 12:55 pm - 5:15 pm
The Ridgefield Playhosue, 80 East Ridge Road
Ridgefield, 06877 United States
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LIVE PRESENTATION IN HD In the Met’s first-ever performances of Agrippina, Handel’s satire of sex and power politics, Sir David McVicar reconceives a production he originally created for the Monnaie in Brussels in 2000, evoking a scandalous world in which the Roman Empire never fell but simply kept going right up to the present. Holding a distorted mirror to contemporary society (as Handel did when he staged this opera), the production presents the corrupt intrigues of the political classes, brought…

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March 2020

Branford Marsalis Quartet

Sunday, March, 1, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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Saxophonist Branford Marsalis is one of the most influential and revered figures in contemporary music. The band leader for “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” in the early ‘90s, he is also a NEA Jazz Master, Grammy Award winner and Tony Award nominee. Marsalis is equally at home performing concertos with symphony orchestras and sitting in with members of the Grateful Dead and Sting, but the core of his musical universe remains the Branford Marsalis Quartet. After more than three…

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Der Fliegende Hollander (Wagner)

Saturday, March, 14, 2020 @ 12:55 pm - 3:45 pm
The Ridgefield Playhosue, 80 East Ridge Road
Ridgefield, 06877 United States
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LIVE PRESENTATION IN HD François Girard, whose mystical, blood-drenched vision for Wagner’s Parsifal became one of the Met’s most intensely visceral highlights in recent seasons, turns to another Wagnerian masterpiece, Der Fliegende Holländer, conducted by Valery Gergiev. For the first time at the Met, Sir Bryn Terfel sings the role of the mysterious Dutchman, condemned to roam the seas for eternity, with Anja Kampe as the devoted Senta, whose love can set him free. In a nod to Senta’s obsession…

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Mike Super – 2.OH!

Sunday, March, 22, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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Back after a sold out show, magician Mike Super, star of “America’s Got Talent” and winner of NBC’s “Phenomenon,” stuns audiences with his spectacular illusions! Don’t miss newly created, never-before-seen magic show! Ridgefield Magazine's Broadway & Cabaret Series Ridgefield Academy Family Series with support from Hamlet Hub

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Romeo and Juliet – The Bolshoi Ballet in HD

Sunday, March, 29, 2020 @ 12:55 pm - 4:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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ENCORE PRESENTATION IN HD SERGEI PROKOFIEV Choreography by Alexei Ratmansky Despite each of their families being merciless enemies, Romeo and Juliet are deeply in love. The rivalry between the two families will cost Mercutio’s life, causing Romeo a desire of vengeance for the loss of his friend. The star-crossed lovers’ tragic fate inspired Prokofiev’s remarkable cinematic score, from the delicate theme of Juliet to the ominous Dance of the Knights. Bolshoi stars Ekaterina Krysanova and Vladislav Lantratov wholly embody the…

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April 2020

Rosanne Cash Band – She Remembers Everything Tour

Thursday, April, 16, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhosue, 80 East Ridge Road
Ridgefield, 06877 United States
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One of the country’s preeminent country and Americana singer-songwriters, Cash has released 15 albums, winning her 4 Grammy Awards and 11 nominations as well as 21 top 40 hits, including 11 No. 1 singles. The eldest daughter of the legendary Johnny Cash, she collaborated with Elvis Costello, Kris Kristofferson, Colin Meloy, Sam Phillips and others on her most recent album, She Remembers Everything. Mountain Dew Country & Bluegrass Series built by Ring’s End Doyle Coffin Architecture Singer Songwriter Series

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The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra

Sunday, April, 26, 2020
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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Back after a sold-out Christmas show last year, this 18-member ensemble will play many of the original Glenn Miller arrangements both from the civilian band and the Glenn Miller Army Air Force Band (AAFB) libraries, plus male and female vocalists will perform some of the greatest generation’s greatest music: “Moonlight Serenade”, “ Little Brown Jug”, “A String of Pearls”, “Chattanooga Choo-Choo”, “Pennsylvania 6-5000” and many more. Moffly Media Evening of Art, Wine & Jazz Series

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May 2020

Ann Hampton Callaway – The Linda Ronstadt Songbook

Friday, May, 1, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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Tony Award nominee Ann Hampton Callaway, one of the leading pop/jazz singers of our time, has created an exciting night of songs and stories in celebration of one of America’s most beloved artists, Linda Ronstadt. On the heels on Ann’s symphonic/PAC triumph, The Streisand Songbook, this show celebrates the many faces of love in Ronstadt’s iconic songs from her early days like “Different Drum” and “Long Long Time” to  pop/rock classics like “You’re No Good,” and “Desperado” to unforgettable classics…

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Jewels – The Bolshoi Ballet in HD

Sunday, May, 3, 2020 @ 12:55 pm - 3:45 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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ENCORE PRESENTATION IN HD GABRIEL FAURÉ, IGOR STRAVINSKY, and PYTOR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY Choreography by George Balanchine This opulent triptych was inspired by Balanchine’s visit to the famous jeweller Van Cleef & Arpels on New York’s Fifth Avenue, celebrating the cities and dance schools of Paris, New York and St. Petersburg, each bound to its own precious stone: emerald, ruby and diamond. Balanchine built an homage of captivating beauty to the three dance schools that had forged his style, each represented…

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Maria Stuarda (Donizetti)

Saturday, May, 9, 2020 @ 12:55 pm - 4:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhosue, 80 East Ridge Road
Ridgefield, 06877 United States
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LIVE PRESENTATION IN HD Donizetti’s drama, focused on the political and personal rivalry between two queens, returns to the Met with Diana Damrau as the doomed Mary, Queen of Scots, and Jamie Barton as her rival, Queen Elizabeth I. Stephen Costello sings the role of Mary’s lover, Leicester; Andrzej Filończyk is the chancellor Cecil; and Michele Pertusi sings the Earl Talbot. Maurizio Benini conducts Sir David McVicar’s sweeping production. Approx. runtime: 3:06 Atria Senior Living Classical Series Underwritten by Jeanne…

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