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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

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Musical, For the Family, Religious

One of the most enduring shows of all time, JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT is the irresistible family musical about the trials and triumphs of Joseph, Israel's favorite son. The first collaboration of composer Andrew Lloyd Webber (Jesus Christ Superstar, Phantom of the Opera, Cats) and lyricist Tim Rice (Jesus Christ Superstar, The Lion King), JOSEPH blends pop, country and rock into an uplifting, technicolored story of biblical proportions. Retelling the Biblical story of Joseph, his eleven brothers and the coat of many colors, this magical musical is full of unforgettable songs including Those Canaan Days, Any Dream Will Do and Close Every Door.

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• Sat 2/24/18 at - 8:00 PM
• Sat 2/24/18 at - 2:00 PM

Lewis Black

Stand Up Comedy

Lewis Black's insights and love/hate relationship with America are brilliantly expressed in his concerts and TV appearances worldwide. Perhaps best known for his hilarious rants on Comedy Central's "The Daily Show," Lewis' live performances provide a cathartic release of anger and disillusionment for his audience. He yells so they don't have to. He is the rare comic who can cause an audience to laugh themselves silly while still making making compelling points about the absurdity of our world.

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• Sun 2/25/18 at - 8:00 PM

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Musical, For the Family, Religious

One of the most enduring shows of all time, JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT is the irresistible family musical about the trials and triumphs of Joseph, Israel's favorite son. The first collaboration of composer Andrew Lloyd Webber (Jesus Christ Superstar, Phantom of the Opera, Cats) and lyricist Tim Rice (Jesus Christ Superstar, The Lion King), JOSEPH blends pop, country and rock into an uplifting, technicolored story of biblical proportions. Retelling the Biblical story of Joseph, his eleven brothers and the coat of many colors, this magical musical is full of unforgettable songs including Those Canaan Days, Any Dream Will Do and Close Every Door.

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• Sun 2/25/18 at - 2:00 PM

Ann Hampton Callaway

Cabaret,Jazz

Ann Hampton Callaway uses her three-octave voice to dazzle music lovers with her jazz and pop music. Her music is inspired by the great ladies of song such as Ella Fitzgerald and Shirley Horn, as well as by contemporary singers and songwriters such as Carole King.

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• Fri 3/2/18 at - 8:00 PM

Chad Prather

Stand Up Comedy

Prather was an actor who became a comedian somewhere around the time his YouTube rant defending Southerners and Southern culture went viral in 2015.

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• Fri 3/9/18 at - 8:00 PM

Dave Mason

Acoustic,Rock

Mason began his professional career at the tender age of 18 as one of the founding members of the band Traffic. He left the band in 1969 to pursue a solo career, earning four gold albums and hitting the top ten with 'We Just Disagree.' Along the way, he's also been a member of Delaney and Bonnie and Friends, Derek and The Dominos and Fleetwood Mac. He is a Rock & Roll Hall of Famer.

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• Sat 3/10/18 at - 8:00 PM

An Evening with the Celebrity Housewives

Talks/Lectures,Benefit/Fundraiser,Social Event

“Real Housewives” fans, do you wonder what it is like to be a Real Housewife? Do you have questions you wish you could ask them? Here’s your chance! Teresa Giudice, Brandi Glanville, and Carole Radziwill will take the stage for an intimate chat and audience Q&A in “An Evening with the Celebrity Housewives,” hosted by WFSB’s Scot Haney, as part of the Hearst Media Entertaining Conversation Series. The evening will include an interview followed by an audience Q&A. The housewives shows are outrageous, brave, and sometimes bawdy, but always courageous and truthful. See your favorite reality stars while supporting a great charity (100% of the proceeds from all meet and greet tickets will go to the Mariska Hargitay’s Joyful Heart Foundation).

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203-438-5795

• Fri 3/16/18 at - 8:00 PM

The New Shanghai Circus

Circus

This troupe of more than 40 Chinese acrobats, aerialists and athletes have performed on Broadway and PBS. The act includes hoop diving, trapeze acts, magic, dazzling lighting, enchanting scenery and powerful music to create a dynamic and fantastic performance sure to amaze.

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• Sun 3/18/18 at - 4:00 PM

The English Beat

Ska,Rock

The Beat (known in North America as The English Beat and Australia as The British Beat) has been on the music scene since 1979. The group fuses soul, reggae, ska, pop and punk into a unique and danceable sound that made them one of the most popular and influential bands of the British Ska movement. Dave Wakeling, who lives around Los Angeles, fronts the U.S. version of the band; Ranking Roger, the English version, yet both tour frequently worldwide.

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• Wed 3/21/18 at - 8:00 PM

Mark Farner

Rock

Mark Farner's songwriting, guitar playing, and unmistakable vocals were the force behind Grand Funk Railroad as they zoomed to success in the 1970s. The band accumulated 12 platinum and 15 gold albums, and released hit singles such as 'Some Kind of Wonderful,' and 'I'm Your Captain (Closer to Home).' Farner will feature classic hits as well as material he has released since he began his career as a solo act.

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• Thu 3/22/18 at - 8:00 PM

The Brubeck Brothers

Jazz

Led by Chris and Dan Brubeck, sons of the legendary Dave Brubeck, this quartet includes Mike DeMicco on guitar and Chuck Lamb on piano. Chris Brubeck is a bassist and composer who also plays piano and trombone. Dan is a virtuoso drummer.

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• Fri 3/23/18 at - 8:00 PM

Jay & The Americans

Rock,Pop

Featuring 'Jay' Reincke (the third "Jay), the '60s pop group will perform such hits as 'This Magic Moment,' 'Cara Mia' and 'Come A Little Bit Closer.' The group recently bought back its rightful name in Federal Court. Also featured are three original members: Sandy Yaguda (aka Deane), Howie Kirschenbaum (aka Kane) and Marty Kupersmith (aka Sanders).

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• Sat 3/24/18 at - 8:00 PM

Musical Box, The

Rock,Cover/Tribute Band/Performer

The Musical Box is a Canadian Genesis tribute band. Since 1993, The Musical Box has been restaging concerts inspired by Genesis during the period that featured Peter Gabriel. Albums such as 'Foxtrot,' 'Selling England by the Pound' and 'The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway,' have been faithfully realized, garnering the band acclaim for both their sound and attention to detail.

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• Sun 3/25/18 at - 8:00 PM

Josh Gracin

Country

He first entered America's homes as the talented Marine and Country singer on the FOX Television hit 'American Idol.' His debut album produced three Top 5 Country hits and he continues to make an impact on the country music scene with 'Nothin' To Lose,' 'I Want To Live,' 'Stay With Me,' 'We Weren't Crazy' and more.

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• Wed 3/28/18 at - 8:00 PM

Robin Trower

Rock

Robin Trower is one of the great guitar soloists in rock 'n' roll. During the early stages of his career, he was part of the famous supergroup Procol Harum. Trower left Procol Harum after the release of their fifth album and struck out on his own. The release of his debut album 'Twice Removed From Yesterday' in 1973 heralded the beginning of a career that has spanned four decades and continues vibrantly to this day. Trower has released more than 23 albums during his career.

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• Thu 3/29/18 at - 8:00 PM

Brian Culbertson

Jazz,R&B/Soul

Brian Culbertson's steady stream of top albums and hit singles should come as no surprise since he began playing the piano at the age of 8, which he went on to master, along with the trombone, drums and bass. Growing up, he was influenced by heavy players ranging from Earth, Wind & Fire, to The Becker Brothers, to James Brown. Since his debut album release in 1994, Culbertson has recorded on and/or produced over 25 chart-topping records in musical styles that have moved from R&B throwdowns to New Age lullabies.

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• Tue 4/3/18 at - 8:00 PM

David Foster

Stand Up Comedy

New York City comic David Foster transitions effortlessly between opinionated and silly material.

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• Thu 4/5/18 at - 8:00 PM

Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes

Rock,R&B/Soul

The heart of the Jukes has always been the vocals of 'Southside' Johnny Lyon who also plays harmonica on many songs. The late '70s saw the Jukes grow in stature from a highly competent R&B-styled bar band into a competitive horn-driven mainstream rock band with a series of original albums to its credit.

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• Sun 4/8/18 at - 8:00 PM

Andy Grammer

Rock,Pop

Andy Grammer is a singer-songwriter based in Los Angeles. His father is singer-songwriter Red Grammer. He won MTV's 'O Music Awards' for Most Innovative Video for his 'Keep Your Head Up' video. "Beautifully blending classic and modern styles into a catchy cocktail of genuine pop, Andy’s music is one part John Legend, one part Maroon 5 with a splash of Lauryn Hill."

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• Mon 4/9/18 at - 8:00 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 4/14/18 at - 8:00 PM

Howie Mandel

Stand Up Comedy

Howie Mandel's versatile career has encompassed virtually all aspects of the entertainment spectrum, ranging from television to film and stage. From his work on the Emmy Award-winning 'St. Elsewhere' to the international (and also Emmy-nominated) 'Bobby's World,' Mandel has become a mainstay of the American comedy scene. Mandel can also be seen as host of the hit NBC game show, 'Deal or No Deal.'

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• Sun 4/15/18 at - 8:00 PM

Richie Kotzen

Rock

Richie Kotzen is known for his work with Poison and Mr. Big.

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• Wed 4/18/18 at - 8:00 PM

Always & Forever: An Evening of Luther Vandross Starring Ruben Studdard

Blues, Jazz, R&B/Soul

‘Always & Forever’ is a special concert event for Luther Vandross fans performed by American Idol, Ruben Studdard. Ruben pays tribute to this musical icon with the vocals and music played and staged the same way Luther performed them in concert. It will be a night full of his greatest hits including “Endless Love,” “A House is not a Home,” “Superstar,” “Dance With My Father,” “If Only For One Night” and “Power of Love” to name just a few.

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203-438-5795

• Thu 5/3/18 at - 8:00 PM

Air Supply

Pop

Air Supply dominated radio in the early '80s with soft-rock hits like 'All Out of Love' and 'Making Love (Out of Nothing at All).'

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• Fri 5/11/18 at - 8:00 PM