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04/24/2014 - 8:00pm

A limited run in an intimate setting, Melissa will be playing acoustic guitar, electric guitar, harmonica and piano.

Partially Underwritten by Green Rocks Inn

"I enjoy doing the solo...

04/25/2014 - 8:00pm

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Partially Underwritten by Ace Tire & Auto Center

Come early!  Special Classic Car Show with Connecticut Cruise News and milk shakes...

04/26/2014 - 12:55pm

The Metropolitan Opera Live in HD

Music Director James Levine makes his long-awaited return to the Met podium to conduct Mozart’s beloved opera about testing the ties of love. The cast is filled with youthful Met...

04/26/2014 - 6:30pm
04/28/2014 - 4:30pm
04/30/2014 - 3:30pm

107 mins ~ PG-13

Flush with their revival's success, Kermit the Frog and his friends are approached by Dominic Badguy to go on a world tour. Unknown to them, this is all part of the sinister plan of Constantine,...

04/27/2014 - 4:00pm

Underwritten by Guitar Center, Enchanted Garden Studios, Pepsi, Pizza Via, Ridgefield Music Studios & The Music Shed

MIDDLE SCHOOL FINALISTS
Dysfunctional 4 · The Next Generation...

04/29/2014 - 8:00pm

Life Rocks Tour 2014

With Special Guest Jann Klose

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Partially Underwritten by Ridgefield Salon & Spa

In the lobby at 7:15pm...

04/30/2014 - 7:00pm

Presented by the Girl Scouts of Connecticut

Written and directed by Jennifer Siebel Newsom, Miss Representation exposes how mainstream media contribute to the under-representation of women in positions of power and...

05/01/2014 - 7:30pm

Doyle Coffin Architecture Singer Songwriter Series

For the first time on stage together!

The Playhouse is very proud to host L.T.D’s debut live performance! The 21st...

05/02/2014 - 8:00pm

Featuring BILLY SHEEHAN, RICHIE KOTZEN, MIKE PORTNOY

With Special Guest The Bobby Paltauf Band

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Formed in Brooklyn in 2012, supergroup The Winery...

05/03/2014 - 11:00am
05/03/2014 - 2:00pm

Pepsi Children's Series

Presented by American Family Theater
Underwritten by Wooster School of Danbury
Sponsored by Books on the Common
With Support from The...

05/03/2014 - 7:30pm

Moffly Media Entertaining Conversation Series
Clark Construction Comedy Series
ridgefield library @ Ridgefield Playhouse Event

A Q&A will follow the performance!

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05/04/2014 - 11:00am

WITH HOST AND TEACHER CHRISTINE O'LEARY

The Comedy Workshop Graduation Showcase is the finale to Christine O’Leary’s Stand Up Comedy Workshop here at The Ridgefield Playhouse. The brave, funny, and...

05/04/2014 - 6:00pm

Rossijanochka, the award-winning youth folk dance troupe from St. Petersburg, Russia

Rossijanochka’s eighteen 9-19 year old dancers perform a wonderful variety of lively, intricate, and...

05/07/2014 - 10:00am
05/07/2014 - 12:30pm

Underwritten by Boehringer Ingelheim Cares Foundation

Supported by The Box of Rain Foundation, First Student Buses, The Leir Retreat Center, The Philip H. and Christine Lodewick Foundation, Newman's Own...

05/09/2014 - 7:00pm
05/10/2014 - 7:00pm

The Spring Concert is an evening of dance featuring dance students ages 5 to 18. Young, disciplined students showcase their training through choreographed pieces in ballet, pointe, modern, jazz, improvisation, musical theater and tap. And...

05/10/2014 - 12:55pm

The Metropolitan Opera Live in HD

A peerless pair of Rossini virtuosos joins forces in La Cenerentola—a vocal tour de force for mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato, singing her first Met performances of the...

05/11/2014 - 2:00pm

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD

Jonas Kaufmann stars in the title role of Massenet's sublime adaptation of Goethe's revolutionary and tragic romance, opposite Sophie Koch as Charlotte. The new production is...

05/15/2014 - 8:00pm

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109 Cheese & Wine Art, Wine and Jazz Series
Underwritten by Ace Tire & Auto Center & AcousticMusic.org

All ticketholders are invited to join us in the lobby before...

05/16/2014 - 6:30pm

HamletHub's "A Whole New You" Series
Underwritten by Adam Broderick Salon & Spa and FormFitting Fitness

A Benefit for Jane Doe No More, Inc.

6:30pm in...

05/17/2014 - 8:00pm

Clark Construction Comedy Series

Dan Finnerty caught America's attention as the foul-mouthed wedding singer in the hit film OLD SCHOOL, performing his now-infamous foul-mouthed rendition of "Total Eclipse of...

05/18/2014 - 8:00pm

The 30th Anniversary of "Legend" Tour-
Performing the iconic album in its entirety!

With Special Guest Makua

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Underwritten by The Mango Tree

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05/22/2014 - 6:30pm

Academy Award® winner Sam Mendes (James Bond: Skyfall, American Beauty) returns to the National Theatre to direct Simon Russell Beale (Timon of Athens, Collaborators) in the title role of Shakespeare’s tragedy.
 
An...

05/23/2014 - 8:00pm

109 Cheese and Wine Evening of Art, Wine & Jazz
Doyle Coffin Architecture Singer/Songwriter Series

Wine and cheese tastings and reception with a local artist in the lobby at 7:15pm...

05/24/2014 - 8:00pm

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Fronted by legendary guitarist, Richie Blackmore, and his wife and vocalist Candice Night, Blackmore’s Night seamlessly weaves together elements of modern folk, renaissance and progressive...

06/01/2014 - 8:00pm
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The Queen of Percussion!  Sheila E shot to pop super stardom after her sizzling performances on the Purple Rain tour with Prince, and providing vocals on the hit...

06/06/2014 - 8:00pm

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The Grammy Award Winning sensation is back with his first studio album in seven years and he's sounding better than ever!

His new album, “Fight For My Soul,” defies...

06/08/2014 - 8:00pm

109 Cheese & Wine Art Wine and Jazz Series
Underwritten by Anita and Nicholas Donofrio
Partially Underwritten by CULTEC

Afternoon Charity Softball Game with Bernie and Friends...

06/10/2014 - 7:30pm

Tuesday Evenings from June 10 - July 29

Katie Torpey is an award-winning Writer / Filmmaker with a Masters from UCLA Film School. She has worked for numerous studios & networks, sold several scripts, as well as...

06/10/2014 - 8:00pm

ONE NIGHT ONLY AND BY SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT!

With Marco Minnemann, Bryan Beller & Mike Keneally 

With Special Guest SitDownServant featuring Gordie Johnson of Big Sugar...

06/11/2014 - 6:00pm

National Theatre of London Live in HD

by Alan Ayckbourn

A riotous exposure of entrepreneurial greed by Olivier Award-winning playwright Alan Ayckbourn (Bedroom Farce, A Chorus of Disapproval). A Small...

06/13/2014 - 8:00pm

Doyle Coffin Architecture Singer Songwriter Series
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Nobody lived life like Johnny Cash, and nobody plays Cash like CASH IS KING!  The ultimate tribute show to Johnny Cash featuring the...

06/15/2014 - 8:00pm

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Two of the most electrifying guitarists join forces for one explosive night!

Kenny Wayne Shepherd has sold millions of albums worldwide, received five...

06/18/2014 - 8:00pm

With Special Guest The Screw Ups

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Formed in the late 70’s, The English Beat hailed from working class, industrial Birmingham, England. When The Beat...

06/19/2014 - 8:00pm

Clark Construction Comedy Series
Underwritten by M&T Bank
and CULTEC

Emmy-award winning comedian, American Comedy Award recipient and Saturday Night Live alumn, Dana Carvey, has maintained a...

06/20/2014 - 8:00pm

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Partially Underwritten by Maron Hotel & Suites

The story of Beth Hart is one of extreme highs and extreme lows, and there are two particular factors that illustrate this.  First, her...

06/21/2014 - 8:00pm

With Special Guest Doug Wahlberg Band

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Formed in New York in 1967, Blue Öyster Cult is best known for "(Don't Fear) The Reaper",  "...

06/27/2014 - 8:00pm

BACK HOME SUMMER TOUR

Doyle Coffin Architecture Singer/Songwriter Series
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From the buoyant Top 10 hit, “Keep Your Head Up” to the breezy “Fine By Me...

06/28/2014 - 8:00pm

Clark Construction Comedy Series
Partially Underwritten by CULTEC

With over 20 years of stand-up comedy experience, Jim Breuer remains one of today’s top entertainers and continues to win over audiences...

06/29/2014 - 8:00pm

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Partially Underwritten by Ace Tire & Auto Center and Connecticut Cigar Company

“You cannot talk about rock in the 1970s without talking about Grand Funk Railroad!” -David...

06/30/2014 (All day)
07/26/2014 (All day)

SESSION 1:  THE WIZARD OF OZ
June 30, 2014 - July 27, 2013 (4 Weeks)
PERFORMANCES: July 26th

 
The Wizard of Oz is a musical based on the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz, with a book adapted by...

07/03/2014 - 6:00pm

RED, WHITE AND BLUES SUMMER GALA!

This Independence Day weekend we are excited to present musical legends  Robert Cray and John Hiatt. The 5x Grammy Award Winning Robert Cray Band will kick off the evening...

07/06/2014 - 8:00pm

Doyle Coffin Architecture Singer Songwriter Series
Partially Underwritten by Hastings, Cohan & Walsh, LLP

The former 10,000 Maniacs lead singer and multi-platinum selling solo artist makes her Playhouse debut...

07/09/2014 - 6:00pm

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD

Verdi’s Shakespearean masterpiece returns to the Met with Johan Botha in the title role opposite the acclaimed Desdemona of star soprano Renée Fleming.  Conductor: Seymon...

07/11/2014 - 8:00pm

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Dennis DeYoung is a founding member of STYX, and the lead singer and songwriter on 7 of the band’s top 10 hits! With consecutive triple-platinum albums and millions of record sales to his...

07/12/2014 - 7:30pm

109 Cheese & Wine Art, Wine and Jazz Series
Ridgefield Magazine Broadway and Cabaret Series

Partially Underwritten by Laurel Ridge Health Care Center

The World Famous, Glenn Miller...

07/13/2014 - 8:00pm

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They made rock history in '70's and '80's with such classic rock staples as White Punks On Dope, What Do You Want From Life, Mondo Bondage, Don't Touch Me There, Sushi Girl, Talk...

07/16/2014 - 6:00pm

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD

In one extraordinary new work, lovers of Baroque opera have it all: the world's best singers, glorious music of the Baroque masters, and a story drawn from Shakespeare. In The Enchanted...

07/18/2014 - 8:00pm

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Best known for their international smash hit, "A Whiter Shade of Pale," which is one of fewer than 30 singles to have sold over 10 million copies worldwide and, thanks to follow-up hits,...

07/27/2014 - 8:00pm

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Returning to the playhouse stage after their sold out debut performance in 2012, Galactic is back for more! The jazz-funk jam band from New Orleans has been captivating audiences for 20 years with...

07/28/2014 (All day)
08/17/2014 (All day)

SESSION 2:  SEUSSICAL JR.
July 28, 2014 - August 17, 2014 (3 Weeks)
PERFORMANCES: August 17th

   
Horton the Elephant, the Cat in the Hat, and all of your favorite Dr. Seuss...

07/31/2014 - 8:00pm

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Latin-America's #1 Reggae Band!  Hailing from Puerto Rico the band has toured in Puerto Rico and across the Caribbean, Central America, South America, Mexico and the United...

08/01/2014 - 8:00pm

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Micky is known to the world as a Director, Author, Television Actor, Broadway Star, and most recognizably, as the drummer and lead singer of the legendary 60’s group, The Monkees.

The...

08/02/2014 - 8:00pm

Clark Construction Comedy Series

Nick Di Paolo’s honest and acerbic comedy has made him a sought after voice on stage, television and radio for years and earned him two Emmy Nominations for writing.

Di...

08/06/2014 - 8:00pm

With Special Guest Tom Curren

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Underwritten by Ridgefield Bicycle Company

To create his...

08/09/2014 - 8:00pm

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From 1969-1974, nobody had more Top 10 hits, moved more records, or sold more concert tickets. During this period Three Dog Night was undoubtedly the most popular band in America with twenty-one...

08/14/2014 - 8:00pm

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Best known for his smash hit "Collide" - Howie Day’s emotionally resonant lyrics and inventive melodies have earned him both...

08/16/2014 - 6:00pm

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD

Gounod’s ultra-sensual interpretation of Shakespeare is an ideal vehicle for star soprano Anna Netrebko and the remarkable tenor Roberto Alagna, both of whom bring their incandescent...

08/22/2014 - 6:00pm

National Theatre of London Live in HD

Novel by Mark Haddon, Adapted by Simon Stephens

Following its smash-hit live broadcast in 2012, the National Theatre production of The Curious Incident of the Dog...

08/29/2014 - 6:00pm

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD

Puccini’s wild-west opera had its world premiere in 1910 at the Met. On the occasion of its centennial, all-American diva Deborah Voigt sings the title role of the “girl of the...

10/30/2014 - 8:00pm

The best of JETHRO TULL performed by IAN ANDERSON featuring new album HOMO ERRATICUS

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Fronting seminal Prog outfit Jethro Tull and performing simply under his own name, Ian...