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Ridgefield Playhouse

80 E. Ridge Rd., Ridgefield, CT

Phone:
1-(203)-438-5795

Website:
www.ridgefieldplayhouse.org/

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Upcoming Events

Gilbert Gottfried

Stand Up Comedy

Gilbert Gottfried has established himself as one of America's most popular comedic talents, having appeared in many television series, including a stint on 'Saturday Night Live,' and with roles in such films as 'Beverly Hills Cop II.'

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• Sun 10/21/18 at - 8:00 PM

Felix Cavaliere & Gene Cornish's Rascals

Rock,R&B/Soul,Pop

Felix Cavaliere, founder and leader of The Rascals, will rock the house with his dynamic, timeless voice. Hear unforgettable hits such as "Good Lovin’," "A Girl Like You," "Groovin’," "I’ve Been Lonely Too Long," "A Beautiful Morning," "How Can I be Sure" and more. Scoring three number one songs and an additional ten on the Top 40 charts, this “blue-eyed soul” band is rooted in simplicity and innocence.

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• Thu 10/25/18 at - 8:00 PM

Tony Danza

Stand Up Comedy,Tap/Jazz,Pop,Cabaret,Revue

Since he debuted his now famous song and dance show in Atlantic City, Tony Danza has been playing sold out performances all over the country.

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• Sat 10/27/18 at - 7:30 PM

The Lone Bellow

Blues,Gospel,Acoustic,Americana/Roots

The Lone Bellow is a three-member Brooklyn band with bluesy gospel influences. The group performed on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," as well as the other late night shows featuring Conan O'Brian, Jimmy Kimmel and Craig Ferguson.

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• Tue 10/30/18 at - 8:00 PM

Art Garfunkel

Rock,Folk,Pop

Blessed with what The New York Times described as a "beautiful countertenor," singer Art Garfunkel has made an indelible mark on the music world as both a solo artist and half of the unrivaled, Grammy Award-winning Simon & Garfunkel. Their greatest hits collection, which includes "Mrs. Robinson," "Scarborough Fair," "The Sound of Silence," "The Boxer," and "Bridge Over Troubled Water," among others, is the biggest selling album ever by a duo. Garfunkel has also enjoyed a successful film career, published a book of poetry and recently released his 12th solo album, titled "Some Enchanted Evening," on Atco Records. "Some Enchanted Evening" is a musical celebration of material from the 20th century's greatest songwriters, including Rodgers & Hammerstein, Irving Berlin, Harold Arlen, Antonio Carlos Jobim and George Gershwin.

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• Fri 11/2/18 at - 8:00 PM

The Official Blues Brothers Revue

Blues, Cover/Tribute Band/Performer

Party alongside this duo chosen by Dan Aykroyd, Judith Belushi, & Musical Director Paul Shaffer to continue the Blues Brothers’ mission with “infectious and unbridled energy,” according to the Chicago Sun Times. Backed by the Intercontinental Rhythm & Blues Band, The Official Blues Brothers Revue combines the humor and mayhem from the original movie with songs that comprise a virtual encyclopedia of rock, blues, and soul. Expect a flashy concert experience and classics such as “Soul Man,” “Gimme Some Lovin,” “Shout,” and more. Great for all ages!

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• Sat 11/3/18 at - 8:00 PM

Parsonsfield

Rock,Folk,Americana/Roots

Parsonsfield is a five-piece Americana band from Connecticut that infuses a rowdy, rock-'n'-roll spirit into its bluegrass and folk influences, blowing away any preconception of what you think banjos and mandolins should sound like.

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• Sun 11/4/18 at - 8:00 PM

Johnny Peers & The Muttville Comix

Animals,Comedy

Johnny Peers has successfully presented his hilarious comic canine routine from coast to coast and on four continents. He and his doggie ensemble have toured with Ringling Bros. & Barnum and Bailey Circus, The Big Apple Circus, and Shrine Circuses. The troupe has been featured at Busch Gardens, Circus of the Stars, and Disneyland.

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• Sun 11/4/18 at - 1:00 PM

David Cook

Rock,Pop

After winning the Idol crown in Season 7, Cook went on to sell over one million copies of his self-titled, debut album. David Cook entered the Billboard charts at No. 3 and the digital album charts at No. 1, marking the best debut from an American Idol winner since 2006. Cook is currently working on music for his next album.

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• Wed 11/7/18 at - 8:00 PM

Gladys Knight

Gospel, Pop, R&B/Soul

A four-time Grammy Award winner and 1996 addition to the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame, Gladys Knight gained fame as lead singer for Gladys Knight and the Pips. Her hits include 'I Heard It Through the Grapevine' and 'Midnight Train to Georgia.'

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• Fri 11/9/18 at - 7:30 PM

Bebe Neuwirth

Cabaret,Broadway

Widely recognized for her role as Lilith on the hit TV series 'Cheers,' Bebe Neuwirth has also won Tony Awards for her work in the Broadway shows 'Sweet Charity' and 'Chicago.'

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• Sat 11/10/18 at - 8:00 PM

Toto

Rock,Pop

Toto is a rock band that formed in Los Angeles in 1976. Perhaps best known for their hit songs "Africa" and "Hold the Line," the group has spent over 40 years together in various incarnations, earning several Grammys. They were inducted into the Musicians Hall of Fame in 2009. The band's brand new Greatest Hits package titled 40 Trips Around The Sun debuted in the Top 40 in eight different countries.

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• Mon 11/12/18 at - 8:00 PM

Stephen Marley

Reggae

The second son of Bob and Rita Marley, Stephen, the younger brother of Ziggy Marley, began his music career as a six-year old with his siblings in the group, The Melody Makers, back in 1979. But he made his biggest splash with his Grammy-winning solo debut album, 'Mind Control,' which premiered at No. 1 on the Billboard Reggae Album chart in 2007. His latest, 'The Revelation, Pt. 1,' marks more of a return to roots reggae.

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• Tue 11/13/18 at - 8:00 PM

WellRED Comedy Tour

Stand Up Comedy

Comedy and writing partners Trae Crowder (of "Liberal Redneck" fame), Drew Morgan and Corey Ryan Forrester are ready to meet the people.

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• Wed 11/14/18 at - 8:00 PM

Steep Canyon Rangers

Bluegrass

Steep Canyon Rangers is a young, energetic bluegrass band that's turning heads from the mountains to the coast of North Carolina. They share their music throughout the Southeast and as far west as Colorado. With a sound firmly rooted in bluegrass tradition, their ability to draw musical elements from hardcore honky-tonk, classic Country and blues sets them apart from the rest of the pack.

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• Thu 11/15/18 at - 7:30 PM

The Capitol Steps

Sketch Comedy,Musical Comedy,Revue

This beloved, musical comedy troupe, which began more than 30 years ago, includes some former congressional staffers and monitors political news, events and personalities to come up with humorous takes on serious issues. Since they began, the Capitol Steps have recorded more than 30 albums. They've been featured on NBC, CBS, ABC, and PBS, and can be heard four times a year on National Public Radio stations nationwide during their "Politics Takes a Holiday" radio specials.

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• Fri 11/16/18 at - 8:00 PM

Max Weinberg's Jukebox

Rock

Fresh off the hugely successful The River Tour 2016-2017 of Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band—where the group played 89 concerts nearly four hours long each night in 15 countries amassing $300,000,000 in ticket sales, Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Drummer Max Weinberg announces a new touring concept for the small venue—"Max Weinberg's Jukebox." A truly interactive experience, Weinberg invites the audience to create in real time the set list he and his crack four piece group will play that night. Performing songs from the glory days of rock and roll your guests get to choose from a video menu of over 200 songs-- everything from the Beatles to the Stones to Bruce and The E Street Band's biggest hits—and hear the group play ‘em the way they want to hear them played.

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• Sat 11/17/18 at - 8:00 PM

Hot Tuna

Folk,Blues,Rock,Acoustic,Country

Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady formed Hot Tuna on the heels of their days with the Jefferson Airplane in 1969. In both their electric and acoustic versions, their compelling mixture of rock, blues, folk and country influences is evident. The group’s first studio album in 20 years, "Steady as She Goes," was recorded at Levon Helm's studio in Woodstock, NY, and was released in 2011.

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• Sun 11/25/18 at - 7:30 PM

Ronnie Spector

Pop,R&B/Soul

The distinctive sound of Ronnie Spector and the Ronettes is the archetype of the eccentric music producer's Phil Spector's percussive Wall of Sound. Inspired by Ronnie's sultry powerhouse of a voice, heavy with vibrato, Spector engineered a series of hits that long ago found their place in in the rock 'n' roll canon. Her best-known songs include "Be My Baby," "Baby I Love You," and "Don't Worry Baby," the last of which Brian Wilson wrote especially for The Ronettes. Veronica Bennett, as she was known in the early days, made the mistake of marrying Spector, a jealous and controlling husband, in 1966 and spent the next seven years trying to get away from him. She has toured repeatedly on the comeback circuit, with – but mostly without – her original group. The Ronettes were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2007.

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• Fri 11/30/18 at - 7:30 PM

Ben Vereen

Broadway,Jazz,Tap/Jazz

Actor/humanitarian activist/distinguished speaker Ben Vereen won the prestigious Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical and a Drama Desk Award for his lead performance in the long-running hit, 'Pippin' and is also the first person to win three of the highest honors awarded by the American Guild of Variety Artists - Entertainer of the Year, Rising Star and Song and Dance Star - in a single year.

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• Sun 12/2/18 at - 4:00 PM

Craig Ferguson

Stand Up Comedy

Comedian Craig Ferguson hosted the 'Late, Late Show' on CBS from 2005 to 2014. He's also known for his role as Nigel Wick on 'The Drew Carey Show' and in the movies 'Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events,' 'How to Train Your Dragon' and 'The Big Tease.' Ferguson has also written two books: 'Between the Bridge and the River,' a novel, and 'American on Purpose,' a memoir. He was naturalised as a United States citizen in 2008.

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• Mon 12/3/18 at - 7:00 PM

Jewel

Rock,Pop

Known for her rich soulful voice, meaningful lyrics and trademark yodel, this folk/rock singer has recorded such hits as 'Who Will Save Your Soul' and 'You Were Meant for Me.'

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• Tue 12/4/18 at - 8:00 PM

98 Degrees

R&B/Soul,Pop

98 Degrees is a pop/R&B boy band that rose to fame in the late '80s/early 2000's. Members include brothers Nick and Drew Lachey, Jeff Timmons and Justin Jeffre.

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• Wed 12/12/18 at - 8:00 PM

The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra

Swing,Jazz

The legendary Glenn Miller Orchestra will get your toes a tappin' with songs like 'Moonlight Serenade,' 'In the Mood' and 'Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree.' They may be from an era gone by, but they still get under your skin. The present Glenn Miller Orchestra was formed in 1956 and has been touring consistently since, playing an average of 300 live dates a year all around the world. The 18-member band continues to play many of the original Miller arrangements.

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• Wed 12/19/18 at - 7:00 PM

American Girl Live

Musical,Children's Theatre

Experience American Girl® in an all-new musical! "American Girl Live" is a premiere stage production, featuring all-original songs and unforgettable experiences. Come along to sleepover camp with some new friends for an exciting summer away from home. As bold tales of bravery and friendship come to life, iconic American Girl characters lend a hand through story and song. Join your favorite American Girl characters and the campers as they follow their hearts, share their dreams, and learn the power of friendship.

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• Sun 2/3/19 at - 4:00 PM

Love Letters

Play,Comedy/Drama

A funny and emotional portrait about the powerful connection of love, starring two iconic TV stars – Barbara Eden (“I Dream of Jeannie”) and Hal Linden (“Barney Miller”). Two friends, rebellious Melissa Gardner and straight-arrow Andrew Makepeace Ladd III have exchanged notes, cards and letters with each other for over 50 years. From second grade, through summer vacations, to college, and well into adulthood, they have spent a lifetime discussing their hopes and ambitions, dreams and disappointments, and victories and defeats. But long after the letters are done, the real question remains: Have they made the right choices or is the love of their life only a letter away?

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• Sat 3/2/19 at - 7:30 PM

Lea Salonga

Pop,Broadway

Lea Salonga is the Tony award-winning actress and vocalist best known for her roles in 'Miss Saigon,' 'Les Miserables,' and the recent revival of 'Flower Drum Song.' Salonga also provided the voice of Princess Jasmine in Disney's animated musical, 'Aladdin' and the voice of 'Mulan' in the Disney musical of the same name.

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• Sun 5/12/19 at - 7:30 PM