Mamaroneck’s Emelin Announces April Lineup

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Some good stuff coming to the Emelin in April! (Have a look after the show preview slider)

Founded in 1972, The Emelin Theatre in Mamaroneck brings the best in live performing arts to Westchester and other nearby communities and promotes a cultural life that entertains, educates and invigorates. Well-known for its high-quality and affordable programs, the Emelin presents a broad mix of entertainment appealing to all ages and tastes and attracts diverse audiences throughout Westchester County and beyond. 

EMELIN FILM CLUB SPRING 2019 | FILM | SUBSCRIPTION $125

WEDNESDAYS @ 7:30PM : Apr 3 | Apr 10 | Apr 24 | May 8 | May 15 | May 22 |

This Spring the Emelin Film Club screens six of the best new critically-acclaimed independent films from around the world. Films span a wide range of genre and subject matter specially selected by club programmer David Schwartz, the former Chief Curator at the Museum of the Moving Image. Titles of the films are not known prior to screening which adds to the fun, and members are invited to a Q&A after each film with special guest(s). The Emelin Theatre is equipped with state-of-the-art digital projection, Surround Sound and stadium seating. To subscribe or learn more information call the Emelin Box Office at 914.698.0098.

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DANCE OFF THE GRID

SATURDAY, APRIL 6, 2019 @ 8PM | DANCE | $30/$20

Caleb Teicher | Abigail Zbikowski | Malini Srinivasan

The extraordinary Dance Off The Grid series celebrates its sixth year with multiple performances by the New York choreographers that are redefining today’s dance landscape. Join us for the first of two evenings of spectacular dance, followed by a Q&A with artists about what inspires their work. Caleb Teicher, the acclaimed tap dancer/choreographer who “reached a new peak this year” (NYTimes), Abigail Zbikowski, winner of the 2017 Juried Bessie Award for “works of great energy, intensity, surprise, and danger,” and Malini Srinivasan, the critically-acclaimed Bharatanatyam soloist known for “inhabit[ing] her character with such absolute focus as to compel empathy” (The NY Times), perform.

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YOUNG CONCERT ARTISTS’

NATHAN LEE

SUNDAY, APRIL 7, 2019 @ 4PM | CLASSICAL | $40/$35/$25

Program

English Suite No.2 in A minor, BWV 807: JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH (1685 – 1750)

Piano Sonata No. 6 in F major, Op. 10, No. 2: LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN (1770 – 1827)   

Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2:  FRANZ LISZT (1811 – 1886)

Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op. 58: FREDERIC CHOPIN (1810 – 1849)

 Arabesques on Strauss’s “By the Beautiful Blue Danube”:  ADOLF SCHULZ-EVLER (1852-1905)

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At fifteen, pianist Nathan Lee won First Prize in the 2016 Young Concert Artists International Auditions. Now 17, the piano virtuoso will give his New York Concerto Debut at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall this May — but first — he will play the Emelin. A NY Times review. Mr. Lee has played Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center in D.C., and with acclaimed orchestras throughout the United States and the world, and currently holds the Mortimer Levitt Piano Chair of Young Concert Artists.

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MONROE CROSSING

FRIDAY, APRIL 12 @ 8PM | BLUEGRASS | $42/$35

Monroe Crossing returns with its eclectic repertoire — from Bill Monroe to Motown to Prince — outstanding vocals and instrumentals. One of the busiest bands in bluegrass, playing well over 100 dates a year, they rarely visit this part of the country. This band is pure fun!

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THE SIXTIES SHOW™

SATURDAY, APRIL, 13 @ 8PM | $45/$38/$30 | ROCK/TRIBUTE

The Greatest 1960’S Musical Recreation Show on Earth Featuring Former Members of Bob Dylan’s Bands, Dave Davies’ band (The Kinks), James Brown’s Bands and NBC TV’s Saturday Night Live Band.

The Sixties Show will transport you back to the 1960’s by meticulously recreating and celebrating the sights and sounds of that period. You will experience everything from the stripped down pulsating 2 guitars, bass, drum and vocal harmony of the British invasion, through the pivotal transition of orchestrated blasts of harmonious rapture of the late 60’s. A cross generational crowd pleaser, the band is known for re-creating spot on, note for note re-creations of the hits, B-sides and deep album cuts from the greatest songs from that era. The show also includes a combination of narration and 60’s archival audio and newsreel footage.

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RED MOLLY

THURSDAY, APRIL 25, 2019 @ 8PM | FOLK/ROOTS | $45/$40/$35.

Red Molly combines the forces of three songwriters with unique character and style, creating a show that is larger than the sum of its parts. Known for their 3-part harmony, their songs and arrangements lay bare a love of vocal blend. The band weaves together threads of American music—from country & blues to folk & bluegrass. Their innovative instrumentation is suited for roots-rock and heartful ballads alike, and the alchemy of their personalities onstage draws even back row listeners into a sense of intimacy. Red Molly is simply a joy to experience.

Opening Act: Marc Douglas Berardo, American singer-songwriter whose sharply drawn, award winning song portraits are cast with unusual and beguiling characters and places.

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FLOR DE TOLOACHE

FRIDAY, APRIL 26 @ 8PM | MARIACHI | $35/$30/$25

Latin GRAMMY® winning, New York Based all-female ensemble, Flor de Toloache continue to win the hearts of both progressive and traditional mariachi music fans alike through their distinct artistic vision and sophisticated, enlightened interpretation of traditional mariachi instruments. The female quartet’s diverse ethnicities and musical backgrounds have also transcended culture and gender by forging new paths.  Like the legendary love potion, the Toloache flower is used for in Mexico, the ladies of Flor de Toloache cast a spell over their audiences with soaring vocals and physical elegance. The group is led by co-band directors Mireya I. Ramos on violin and Shae Fiol on vihuela. Together, they have graced international stages from Chenai, India to Paris, France and have extensively toured the U.S.  “There should be fireworks named for this band, for all the intensity and color and life that bursts forth from Flor de Toloache.” – NPR

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ROSIE REVERE, ENGINEER

SATURDAY, APRIL 27, 2019 @ 11AM & 1:30PM | FAMILY |$20/$15

Ms. Greer’s classroom includes three inquisitive out-of-the-box thinkers. Rosie Revere has big dreams.  Iggy Peck has a relentless passion for architecture. And Ada Twist’s curiosity can drive her teacher crazy. This new musical follows Miss Greer’s class on a field trip to a remote island. When the small footbridge connecting the island to the mainland collapses (and their teacher faints), Iggy, Ada and Rosie must come together to solve the crisis using their wits, engineering prowess, and problem-solving skills. Based on the book series by Andrea Beaty (“Rosie Revere, Engineer;” “Iggy Peck, Architect;” “Ada Twist, Scientist”), this fun new musical spotlights the STEM curriculum (focusing on science, technology, engineering and math). Ages 5-9. A TheatreWorks USA Production

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JOHN PIZZARELLI: A Centennial Celebration of Nat King Cole

SATURDAY, APRIL 27 @ 7PM & 9:30PM | $59/$49

World-renowned guitarist and singer John Pizzarelli celebrates the centennial of this artist who inspired him most, Nat King Cole. While plenty of jazz greats have influenced the GRAMMY nominee, Nat King Cole has been Pizzarelli’s hero and foundation for the past 25 years. “I’ve always said we’re an extension, a 21st-century version of what that group was,” Pizzarelli explains. He’s devoted two albums to his music, Dear Mr. Cole in 1994 and P.S. Mr. Cole, recorded and released five years later. Pizzarelli returns to the Emelin with his Trio in 2019, to perform a very special tribute to the artist who has inspired him most in A Centennial Celebration of Nat King Cole.

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Please visit www.emelin.org for updates

Address: Emelin Theatre for the Performing Arts, 153 Library Lane, Mamaroneck, NY 10543
Email:      boxoffice@emelin.org
Phone:    914-698-0098
Box Office Hours:  Wed-Fri | 1PM-6PM.
The Emelin Box Office will also open 2 hours prior to every show
To speak with Box Office personnel or order tickets by phone, call 914.698.0098, Wed-Fri 1PM-6PM

 

The Emelin Theatre’s programs are made possible by ArtsWestchester with support from Westchester County Government.

 

The Emelin Family Series is presented by Miller’s Toys and Con Ed.

 

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