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The Ridgefield Playhouse

80 East Ridge Road
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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September 2019

Steve Kimock & Friends

September 25 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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Celebrating 25 Years Guitarist Steve Kimock (Zero, Voodoo Dead, Furthur) will be joined by Jeff Chimenti (Dead & Company) on keys, Reed Mathis (Tea Leaf Green) on bass and vocals, and John Morgan Kimock (Mike Gordo, Oteil & Friends) on drums for a night of psychedelic jams, deep improvisation, swampy funk grooves and crystalline rock and roll.

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Steve Hackett – Genesis Revisited ‘Selling England By The Pound’

September 26 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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PLUS SPECTRAL MORNINGS 40th Anniversary Celebration Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Steve Hackett, lead guitarist for Genesis, returns to The Playhouse with the Genesis Revisited Tour, performing the band’s seminal album Selling England By the Pound in its entirety backed by a full band. The show will also feature a special Spectral Mornings 40th Anniversary Celebration, along with other Hackett hits. His previous three Playhouse shows all sold out – get your tickets now! Acclaimed by many to be…

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Kristin Chenoweth – Fall Gala 2019

September 28 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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Don’t miss this night of Broadway classics, standards and pop hits! Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth’s career spans film, television, voiceover and stage. She received an Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her role in “Pushing Daisies, won a Tony Award for You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown and was also nominated for her original role of Glinda the Good Witch in the Broadway smash-hit Wicked. Chenoweth recently starred in the…

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October 2019

Andy Grammer – Don’t Give Up On Me Tour

October 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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The multi-platinum pop superstar returns after a sold-out show last year! He’s best known for hits “Keep Your Head Up,” “Fine By Me,” “Honey I’m Good” and more! EACH SINGLE OR PAIR ORDER OF TICKETS COMES WITH (1) ONE CD OF THE NEW ALBUM NAIVE, DUE OUT JULY 26, 2019. INSTRUCTIONS WILL BE SENT VIA EMAIL ON HOW TO REDEEM YOUR ALBUM.

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Renaissance – “Ashes Are Burning” 50th Anniversary Tour 2019

October 16 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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MEMBER PRE-SALE BEGINS TUESDAY, APRIL 16 AT 10AM Members please call the box office for tickets 203.438.5795 PUBLIC ON-SALE BEGINS FRIDAY, APRIL 19 AT 10AM Prog-art-rock pioneers Renaissance, led by the ethereal vocal stylings of Annie Haslam return to The Playhouse with their 50th Anniversary Tour. Renaissance is a band with a rich history unique unto themselves as progressive rock pioneers who rose from the ashes of the seminal UK rock band, The Yardbirds. Their career has spanned forty plus…

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Air Supply

October 17 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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Back after a sold-out show last year, this Australian soft rock duo’s hits include “Lost In Love,” “All Out of Love,” “Making Love Out of Nothing At All,” “Even The Nights Are Better” and more!

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Sutton Foster

October 18 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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Sutton Foster is an award-winning actor, singer and dancer who has performed in 11 Broadway shows – most recently the revival of Violet – and originated roles in the Broadway productions of The Drowsy Chaperone, Little Women, Young Frankenstein, and Shrek The Musical. Her Tony Award-winning performances include Anything Goes and Thoroughly Modern Millie. As a solo artist, she has toured the country and graced the stages of Carnegie Hall, Feinstein’s, Lincoln Center’s American Songbook series and many other venues. She released her third solo album,Take Me to the…

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JJ Grey – Front Porch Sessions

October 19 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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Back after a sold out show in 2017 with Mofro, J.J. Grey returns with an intimate solo performance of his Southern soul, rock and blues hits! From the days of playing greasy local juke joints to headlining major festivals, JJ Grey remains an unfettered, blissful performer, singing with a blue-collared spirit over the bone-deep grooves of his compositions. His presence before an audience is something startling and immediate, at times a funk rave-up, other times a sort of mass-absolution for…

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November 2019

Ken Jeong

November 1 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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$110

It’s a night of stand-up with actor, producer and writer Ken Jeong, known for his scene-stealing comedic roles in The Hangover, Crazy Rich Asians, Knocked Up, Role Models, Step Brothers, Pineapple Express and other hilarious films. He also appeared earlier this year on the television hit “The Masked Singer.” Jeong recently returned to his stand-up roots for his first-ever Netflix comedy special, “Ken Jeong: You Complete Me, Ho” which launched globally on Valentine’s Day this year. Filmed at the Ice…

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Wicked Divas

November 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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A concert of Diva showstoppers starring Glinda (Alli Mauzey) and Elphaba (Mary Kate Morrissey) from the Broadway production of Wicked and featuring selections from Wicked, Gypsy, Ragtime, Titanic, Phantom of the Opera and many others!

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Raymonda – The Bolshoi Ballet in HD

November 11 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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ENCORE PRESENTATION IN HD ALEXANDER GLAZUNOV Choreography by Marius Petipa Raymonda is betrothed to Jean de Brienne, a gallant knight who pledged to go on a crusade led by the King of Hungary. When her beloved leaves, Abderakhman, a foreign knight, makes a bid for the hand of Raymonda and threatens her fate when she rejects him. Raymonda is a must-see of the Bolshoi, a work of living dance history showcasing the ballerina as the ultimate virtuoso. Being one of…

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Splash’N Boots

November 17 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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Ridgefield, put your dancing BOOTS on – Universal Kids’, Splash’N Boots are coming to The Playhouse with the biggest Yellow and Blue Family concert EVER! Splash, Boots and the Big Yellow Boot Family are hitting the road with an all-new live show full of those Little Big Moments – moments of dance, laughter, connection, and most importantly, LOVE!! Splash’N Boots will be performing songs from their entire catalogue, including music from “Get up and Go” (Universal Kids) and from their…

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Le Coraire- The Bolshoi Ballet in HD

November 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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Underwritten by Jeanne Cook, Liz & Steven Goldstone, and Sabina & Walter Slavin ENCORE PRESENTATION IN HD ADOLPHE ADAM
Choreography by Alexei Ratmansky On the bazaar square of Andrinopolis, the Pacha is struck by the beauty of Medora and tries to buy her, but the lovely young woman is not for sale. As the transaction is about to be completed, Medora is kidnaped by Conrad, a charming corsair (pirate) who catches her eye. Bolshoi Prima Ballerina, the “mesmerizing” Ekaterina Krysanova and…

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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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Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox- A Very Postmodern Christmas

November 23 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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Join us in the lobby at 7:15pm for a free wine tasting & art exhibit by a local artist! Back after a sold-out show last summer, join famed time-twisting musical collective Postmodern Jukebox for a vintage-style Christmas celebration! Known for reworking popular modern music into different vintage genres, especially early 20th century forms such as swing and jazz, PMJ has amassed over one billion YouTube views and played hundreds of shows to sold-out houses on six continents.

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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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Joan Osborne’s Dylanology ft. Special Guests Jackie Greene & Anders Osborne

November 30 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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Seven-time Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum-selling singer and songwriter, Joan Osborne, joined by powerhouse rock vets Anders Osborne and Jackie Greene and backed by a full band, unleashes her sizable gifts as a vocalist and interpreter upon Bob Dylan’s celebrated canon.

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December 2019

Akhhnaten (Philip Glass) The Met Opera Encore in HD

December 1 @ 12:55 pm - 5:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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Underwritten by Jeanne Cook, Liz & Steven Goldstone, and Sabina & Walter Slavin ENCORE PRESENTATION IN HD Phelim McDermott, whose productions include the hugely successful Satyagraha by Philip Glass, returns to the Met with a new staging of Glass’s Akhnaten, conducted by Karen Kamensek in her Met debut. Anthony Roth Costanzo sings the title role of the Egyptian pharaoh who attempted to inspire his people to adopt a new religion, abandoning the worship of the old gods for that of a single deity. In her Met debut, J’Nai…

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Judy Collins – Winter Stories Ft. Jonas Field and Special Guests Chatham County Line

December 5 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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Collins has recorded 50 albums in a five-decade career, earning multiple Grammy Awards, including one for her rendition of “Send in the Clowns.’ For these holiday shows, she will be joined by Norwegian singer-songwriter Jonas Fjeld, along with special guests Chatham County Line, who will open the show with a bluegrass set and join Collins and Fjeld for their performance. Folk music may be regionally derived, but it’s always universally resonant. Case in point the folk album Winter Stories, to…

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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

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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February 2020

Porgy and Bess (Gershwin) The Met Opera Live in HD

Saturday, February, 1, 2020 @ 12:55 pm - 4:35 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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Underwritten by Jeanne Cook, Liz & Steven Goldstone, and Sabina & Walter Slavin LIVE PRESENTATION IN HD The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess returns to the Met for the first time since 1990, in a new production directed by James Robinson in his company debut. America’s “folk opera,” as the 1935 creators described it, tells the story of disabled beggar Porgy, sung by Eric Owens, and his love for the drug-addicted Bess, portrayed by Angel Blue. David Robertson conducts a stellar…

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The Sixties Show

Saturday, February, 1, 2020 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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Featuring Musical Director & Ridgefield, CT resident Craig O’Keefe Celebrate the most influential decade of our time with The Sixties Show, the Greatest 1960s Musical Re-Creation Show in the World! This multi-media show features note-for-note re-creations of some of the greatest songs from the 1960s — everything from The Beatles to The Lovin’ Spoonful to The Beach Boys and more – performed by a band featuring former members of The Who, Bob Dylan’s band, and the Saturday Night Live house…

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Giselle- The Bolshoi Ballet in HD

Sunday, February, 16, 2020 @ 12:55 pm - 3:30 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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Underwritten by Jeanne Cook, Liz & Steven Goldstone, and Sabina & Walter Slavin ENCORE PRESENTATION IN HD ADOPHE ADAM
Choreography by Alexei Ratmansky The young peasant girl Giselle dies of a broken heart when she learns that the man she loves, Albrecht, has betrayed her. Against her own will, she joins the Wilis, vengeful spirits of jilted brides who condemn Albrecht to dance until he dies of exhaustion. In this brand-new production of Giselle, world renowned choreographer Alexei Ratmansky brings a fresh perspective to one…

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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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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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Acrobats of China – The New Shanghai Circus

Sunday, March, 8, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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An annual tradition, this youthful and graceful company enthralls audiences with a range of acrobatic performances, most of them typifying Chinese circus and offering a refreshing alternative to the Western tradition with acts that often trace their origin to the harvest festivals of more than 2,000 years ago. Under the direction of Zhao Lizhi, the artistry, individually and collectively, attains levels that make it seem almost unfair to single out any act, from jugglers to the comic knife throwers and the…

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On A Winter’s Night

Sunday, March, 15, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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STARRING CHRISTINE LAVIN, JOHN GORKA, PATTY LARKIN, CLIFF EBERHARDT, & CHERYL WHEELER Presenting the 25th Anniversary concerts of “On A Winter’s Night” from veteran singer-songwriters Christine Lavin, John Gorka, Patty Larkin, Cheryl Wheeler and Cliff Eberhardt. These are among the brightest stars of the singer/songwriter movement for the past three decades. In 1994 Christine Lavin gathered them together, along with folk and Americana artists to showcase music of the Winter Season on the now classic On A Winter’s Night CD, followed by…

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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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Chicken Dance

Saturday, March, 28, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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Presented by ArtsPower Every barnyard has its bully! But two of the barnyard’s chickens, Marge and Lola, will not stand idly by. ArtsPower’s musical portrays the colorful story of these two barnyard chickens on a mission to win the barnyard talent contest first prize of two tickets to see the great Elvis Poultry in concert! But first, they must present a performance that will score higher than a flock of very talented ducks, led by Mac who loves to play…

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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
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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

Tosca (Puccini) The Met Opera Live in HD

Saturday, April, 11, 2020 @ 12:55 pm - 4:15 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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Underwritten by Jeanne Cook, Liz & Steven Goldstone, and Sabina & Walter Slavin LIVE PRESENTATION IN HD Sir David McVicar’s bold staging of Puccini’s operatic thriller returns to the Live in HD series after its acclaimed broadcast in 2017. This time, star soprano Anna Netrebko is the passionate title diva, opposite Brian Jagde as her lover, the idealistic painter Mario Cavaradossi. Michael Volle is the menacing Baron Scarpia, the evil chief of police. Bertrand de Billy conducts the electrifying score,…

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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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