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80 East Ridge
Ridgefield, 06877 United States
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May 2017
$37.50

Delta Rae

May 24 @ 8:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge
Ridgefield, 06877 United States
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Six-piece band Delta Rae hails from Durham, NC with Liz Hopkins and Brittany Holljes fronting the robust group with sultry harmonies rounded out by Holljes’ brothers Eric (vocals, piano) and Ian (vocals, guitar) as well as Mike McKee (drums) and Grant Emerson (bass). The band chose their moniker from a mythical story the Holljes siblings’ mother wrote about a Southern girl of the same name who summons the Greek gods to earth. Headlining over 100 shows each year and a…

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$37.50

Nick Fradiani – Season 14 Winner of American Idol

May 26 @ 8:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge
Ridgefield, 06877 United States
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Connecticut native Nick Fradiani is a singer/musician who found fame as the winner of the 14th season of American Idol. With his adult alternative-friendly vocals, he was also the lead singer and guitarist for the Milford, Connecticut-based band Beach Avenue, which also featured his father, Nick Fradiani III, on keyboards; After winning American Idol in May of 2015, Fradiani’s winner’s song, “Beautiful Life,” was released, and he headlined the American Idol tour of the U.S. that summer while beginning work…

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$45

An Evening with Ottmar Liebert & Luna Negra

May 27 @ 8:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge
Ridgefield, 06877 United States
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Join us in the lobby at 7:15pm for a wine tasting by Benziger Family Winery and an art exhibit by Erin Nazzaro! Ottmar Liebert is one of the most successful instrumental artists of the past decade, thrilling audiences throughout the world. The five-time Grammy nominee is best known for his engaging mix of subdued flamenco guitar with South American percussion, rock, jazz, and pop influences. His popular albums “Barcelona Nights,” “Nouveau Flamenco” and “Borrasca” have earned 38 Gold and Platinum…

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$67.50

Pink Martini

May 31 @ 8:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge
Ridgefield, 06877 United States
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Join us in the lobby at 7:15pm for an Italian wine tasting by Gallo Ristorante and an art exhibit by Ellen S. Gordon! With its genre-bending, multilingual glory, Pink Martini’s sounds are “rich, hugely approachable, cosmopolitan yet unpretentious” (Washington Post). Join these amazing talents for a musical travelogue from a samba parade in Rio de Janeiro to a quaint piazza in Naples, Italy. Hear songs from the band’s newly released album “Je dis oui” (release November 2016), as well as…

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June 2017
$45 - $55

Paula Poundstone

June 2 @ 8:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge
Ridgefield, 06877 United States
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Friday, June 2, 2017 at 8pm Barts Tree Service Comedy Series Partially underwritten by Nutmeg Livery Say Hello to Emmy Award-winning comedian, author, and humorist, Paula Poundstone! Paula is currently a regular panelist on NPR’s widely popular weekly news quiz show, “Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me,” where her distinctive brand of wry, intelligent and witty comedy is heard by 5 million homes across the country, internationally on NPR Worldwide, and on the Internet via podcast. Her latest comedy CD, “I…

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$130

The B-52s

June 5 @ 8:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge
Ridgefield, 06877 United States
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Monday, June 5 at 8pm Pepsi Rock Series Powered by Xfinity Catch the world’s top party band when they return to the Playhouse! After thirty-five years and more than twenty million albums sold in their career, there can be no doubt as to why they remain one of rock music’s most beloved and enduring bands. From groundbreaking songs like “Rock Lobster,” “Dance This Mess Around” and “Private Idaho“ to chart-topping hits like “Love Shack,” “Roam” and “Deadbeat Club” to their…

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$12.50

Fathom Events in HD: The Godfather

June 7 @ 7:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge
Ridgefield, 06877 United States
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Wednesday, June 7 at 7pm Cohen and Wolf, P.C. Fathom Events Presents & Movies Series Fathom Events, Turner Classic Movies and Sony Pictures Entertainment present, The Godfather, in select cinemas nationwide! The event also includes exclusive commentary from a Turner Classic Movies host, who will give insight into this classic film. Francis Ford Coppola’s epic masterpiece features Marlon Brando in his Oscar©-winning role as the patriarch of the Corleone family. Director Coppola paints a chilling portrait of the Sicilian clan’s…

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$12.50

Fathom Events in HD: Some Like It Hot

June 14 @ 7:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge
Ridgefield, 06877 United States
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Wednesday, June 14 at 7pm Cohen and Wolf, P.C. Fathom Events Presents & Movies Series Fathom Events, Turner Classic Movies and Sony Pictures Entertainment presents, Some Like It Hot, in select cinemas nationwide! The event also includes exclusive commentary from a Turner Classic Movies host, who will give insight into this classic film. Two down on their luck jazz musicians (Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon) find themselves out of a job and on the run after the police raid the…

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$10

Ridgefield Playhouse Film Society Presents: REMEMBER

June 18 @ 7:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge
Ridgefield, 06877 United States
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Lost and Found Film Series Sunday, June 18 at 7pm Sponsored by The Ridgefield Press Q&A · CHRISTOPHER PLUMMER Hosted by Ira Joe Fisher Academy Award winning actors Christopher Plummer (Zev) and Martin Landau (Max) star in Atom Egoyan’s revenge thriller. “Remember” is the contemporary story of Zev, who discovers that the Nazi guard who murdered his family some 70 years ago is living in America under an assumed identity. Despite the obvious challenges, Zev sets out on a mission…

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$55 - $115

The Airplane Family & Friends w/ Live Dead ’69

June 21 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge
Ridgefield, 06877 United States
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Special Guest Ethan James Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 8pm Pepsi Rock Series Powered by xfinity THE AIRPLANE FAMILY & FRIENDS with LIVE DEAD ’69 celebrate the 50th Anniversary of The San Francisco Sound, The Summer of Love and its iconic anthem Somebody To Lovewritten by band co-founder Darby Slick. THE AIRPLANE FAMILY also includes Jefferson Airplane, Jefferson Starship, Hot Tuna alumni Slick Aguilar, Peter Kaukonen, Mike Falzarano, Prairie Prince with musical luminaries Eva Avila and Joli Valenti – comprising…

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$55

The Marshall Tucker Band

June 22 @ 8:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge
Ridgefield, 06877 United States
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Special Guest Stolen Rhodes Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 8pm Pepsi Rock Series Powered by xfinity Partially underwritten by IsoCore For decades, the Marshall Tucker Band has been one of the greatest Southern rock bands of all time, changing the sound of ’70s music with hits such as ‘Heard It in a Love Song,’ ‘Can’t You See’ and ‘Fire on the Mountain.” From their first LP in 1973, to their powerful stage presence today, the Marshall Tucker Band has played…

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$25

The Met Opera ENCORE in HD: Les Pecheurs de Perles

June 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge
Ridgefield, 06877 United States
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Friday, June 23, 2017 at 6pm Craig’s Fine Jewelry Encore in HD Series The Met Opera ENCORE in HD Don’t miss the production the New York Times hails as “the sleeper hit of the Metropolitan Opera season… a dream cast… Sensitive and insightful production… Theatrical magic… Diana Damrau brings brilliant coloratura agility, radiant sound and charisma galore to the role of Leila. Mariusz Kwiecien is an ideal Zurga… Matthew Polenzani sang his haunting aria of remembrance with wonderful lyrical tenderness…

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$25

National Theatre of London ENCORE: Peter Pan

June 24 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge
Ridgefield, 06877 United States
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Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 2pm and 6:30pm Craig’s Fine Jewelry at The Playhouse: Encore in HD Series All children, except one, grow up… Captured live at the National Theatre, a recorded performance of JM Barrie’s much-loved tale screens in cinemas. When Peter Pan, leader of the Lost Boys, loses his shadow, headstrong Wendy helps him to reattach it. In return, she is invited to Neverland, where Tinker Bell the fairy, Tiger Lily and the vengeful Captain Hook await. A…

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$25

National Theatre of London ENCORE: Peter Pan

June 24 @ 6:30 pm
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The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge
Ridgefield, 06877 United States
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Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 2pm and 6:30pm Craig’s Fine Jewelry at The Playhouse: Encore in HD Series All children, except one, grow up… Captured live at the National Theatre, a recorded performance of JM Barrie’s much-loved tale screens in cinemas. When Peter Pan, leader of the Lost Boys, loses his shadow, headstrong Wendy helps him to reattach it. In return, she is invited to Neverland, where Tinker Bell the fairy, Tiger Lily and the vengeful Captain Hook await. A…

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$72.50

Tyler Henry – The Hollywood Medium

June 25 @ 7:30 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge
Ridgefield, 06877 United States
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Sunday, June 25 at 7:30pm HamletHub Whole New You Series Hearst Media Entertaining Conversations Series MEMBER PRE-SALE BEGINS TUESDAY, MAY 2 AT 10AM PUBLIC ON-SALE FRIDAY, MAY 5 AT 10AM After the show Tyler will do an audience Q&A followed by a book signing in the lobby. One randomly selected ticket holder will get a PRIVATE reading with Tyler following the book signing! From the hit TV show on E! Tyler is known for his rational, comforting, and tactful presentation…

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$90 - $110

The Gipsy Kings

June 27 @ 8:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge
Ridgefield, 06877 United States
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Tuesday, June 27 at 8pm Ingersoll Auto of Danbury World Music Series Partially underwritten by Benziger Family Winery Join us in the lobby at 7:15pm for a complimentary wine tasting with Benziger Family Winery! France’s most successful group of all time! They are a group that helped define the phrase “World Music.” Melding deep-heated flamenco, rumba, salsa and pop to the tune of 20 million albums sold, the Grammy Award-winning hit-makers behind “Bamboléo” celebrate in their very own, blistering tradition,…

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$25

Met Opera: Verdi’s Macbeth

June 28 @ 6:30 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge
Ridgefield, 06877 United States
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Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 6:30pm Craig’s Fine Jewelry Live in HD Series Star soprano Anna Netrebko created a sensation with her riveting performance as the malevolent Lady Macbeth, the central character in Verdi’s retelling of Shakespeare’s tragedy. She is joined by Željko Lučić, who brings dramatic intensity and vocal authority to the title role of the honest general driven to murder and deceit by his ambitious wife. The great René Pape is Banquo and Joseph Calleja gives a moving…

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$75

The Wallflowers

June 29 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge
Ridgefield, 06877 United States
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Pepsi Rock Series Powered by xfinity The Wallflowers fronted by Jakob Dylan, formed in 1989, and in 1992 released their classic self-titled debut album, featuring one of the greatest songs of social commentary ever heard, “Asleep at the Wheel.” From there they skyrocketed with 1996’s “Bringing Down the Horse” which included hits “One Headlight,” “6th Avenue Heartache” and “Three Marlenas.” The album went quadruple platinum, won two Grammys, and was praised by everyone from Bruce Springsteen to Tom Petty. The…

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July 2017
$47.50

JJ Grey & Mofro

July 7 @ 8:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge
Ridgefield, 06877 United States
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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 the mortal weaknesses that make him and his audience human. When you see JJ Grey and his band Mofro live—and you truly, absolutely must—the man is…

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$250

Michael McDonald & Boz Scaggs (Summer Gala Event)

July 9 @ 8:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge
Ridgefield, 06877 United States
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The Ridgefield Playhouse Summer Gala
Diamond Sponsors: Casey Energy, Tauck Tours
Platinum Sponsors: Ann & Steve Carlson, Southridge
Gold Sponsors: Lori & John Berisford, Allison & Jon Stockel Sunday, July 9, 2017 6pm Gala 8pm Live Auction & Performance Pepsi Rock Series
Powered by xfinity Tickets include dinner by top area restaurants, silent auction and more! It’s a night with Rock and Roll Royalty! Two of the most distinctive artists in music for the last four decades, Boz Scaggs and Michael McDonald, are teaming…

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$25

Met Opera ENCORE in HD: Verdi’s Nabucco

July 12 @ 6:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge
Ridgefield, 06877 United States
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Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 6pm Metropolitan Opera Summer Encore in HD
Craig’s Fine Jewelry Live in HD Series The legendary Plácido Domingo brings another new baritone role to the Met under the baton of his longtime collaborator James Levine. Liudmyla Monastyrska is Abigaille, the warrior woman determined to rule empires, and Jamie Barton is the heroic Fenena. Dmitri Belosselskiy is the stentorian voice of the oppressed Hebrew people. Solera’s libretto takes some liberties with biblical history, and the characters other…

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$75

Peter Yarrow & Noel Paul Stookey

July 16 @ 8:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge
Ridgefield, 06877 United States
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Peter, Paul and Mary
Sunday, July 16, 2017 at 8pm Doyle Coffin Architecture Singer Songwriter Series Having just celebrated their 50th anniversary together, Grammy-winners Peter Yarrow and Noel Paul Stookey carry on the proud tradition of the 1960s iconic folk-singing trio Peter, Paul & Mary. Without their beloved Mary, Peter and Noel Paul continue to perform as a duo, singing many of the group’s classic hits, including “If I Had a Hammer,” “Blowin’ in the Wind,” “Puff (The Magic Dragon),” “I…

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$15 - $25

The Met Opera Summer Encore in HD: Bizet’s Carmen

July 19 @ 6:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge
Ridgefield, 06877 United States
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French mezzo-soprano Clémentine Margaine stars as Bizet’s immortal Gypsy heroine. Tenor Marcelo Álvarez is her hapless soldier Don José, and newcomer Maria Agresta—a sensation in her debut in La Bohème last season—is the devoted Micaëla, who fights to save him. Asher Fisch, Louis Langrée, and Derrick Inouye share conducting duties. Bizet’s masterpiece of the gypsy seductress who lives by her own rules has had an impact far beyond the opera house. The opera’s melodic sweep is as irresistible as the…

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$25

The Met Opera Summer Encore in HD: Bizet’s Carmen

July 19 @ 6:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge
Ridgefield, 06877 United States
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Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 6pm Metropolitan Opera Summer Encore in HD
Craig’s Fine Jewelry Live in HD Series French mezzo-soprano Clémentine Margaine stars as Bizet’s immortal Gypsy heroine. Tenor Marcelo Álvarez is her hapless soldier Don José, and newcomer Maria Agresta—a sensation in her debut in La Bohème last season—is the devoted Micaëla, who fights to save him. Asher Fisch, Louis Langrée, and Derrick Inouye share conducting duties. Bizet’s masterpiece of the gypsy seductress who lives by her own rules has…

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$60 - $90

Toad The Wet Sprocket

July 20 @ 8:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge
Ridgefield, 06877 United States
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Thursday, July 20 at 8pm Pepsi Rock Series Powered  by xfinity Special Guest: Beta Play Toad the Wet Sprocket share in the kind of musical chemistry that can only come from meeting in high school and writing, recording and touring on albums over the course of those 25 years. While most will feel the comforting familiarity of the Billboard-charting hits, “Walk on the Ocean”, “All I Want”, “Something’s Always Wrong”, and “Fall Down”, fans will also be well familiar with…

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$38

Glenn Miller Orchestra

July 22 @ 7:30 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge
Ridgefield, 06877 United States
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Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 7:30pm Moffly Media An Evening of Art, Wine and Jazz Partially underwritten by Benchmark Senior Living at Ridgefield Crossings and Laurel Ridge Health Center Join us in the lobby at 7:15pm for an Italian wine tasting by Gallo Ristorante and an art exhibit! A legend lives on! The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra returns to the Playhouse! With its unique jazz sound, the 18-member Glenn Miller Orchestra is considered one of the greatest bands of…

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$35 - $55

Judd Apatow

July 23 @ 7:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge
Ridgefield, 06877 United States
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Sunday, July 23, 2017 at 7pm Barts Tree Service Comedy Series JUDD APATOW is considered one of the most sought-after comedy minds in the business.  He has been closely associated with many of the biggest comedy films and hit TV shows over the last decade and a half. Apatow’s latest project is the HBO series Crashing serving as co-executive producer. He is also the co-executive producer of HBO’s Girls and Netflix’s Love. On the film side, Apatow recently produced The Big…

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$125

Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo

July 25 @ 8:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge
Ridgefield, 06877 United States
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Tuesday, July 25 at 8pm Pepsi Rock Series
Powered by xfinity Pat Benatar and husband Neil “Spyder” Giraldo have always been a rule-breakers and trail-blazers! The dynamic duo remain bold and distinctive artists both on stage and on record, and now, after more than three decades in rock ‘n’ roll, they’re bonafide living legends!  A four-time Grammy winner, Benatar had two RIAA-certified Multi-Platinum albums, five RIAA-certified Platinum albums, three RIAA-certified Gold albums and 19 Top 40 singles, including the Top 10…

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$40 - $55

Australia’s Thunder from Down Under

July 26 @ 8:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge
Ridgefield, 06877 United States
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Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at 8pm Ridgefield Magazine Broadway and Cabaret Series Partially underwritten by Adam Broderick Salon & Spa The PERFECT Girls’ Night Outback! Australia’s HOTTEST Export – Thunder From Down Under hits an intimate Vegas stage every night of the week showing off chiseled bodies, seductive dance routines,cheeky humor and boy-next-door charm that you won’t be able to resist! This isn’t the type of show you just sit and watch-Thunder is a fully interactive experience. Gold Circle Seating…

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$52.50

Preservation Hall Jazz Band

July 27 @ 8:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge
Ridgefield, 06877 United States
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Thursday, July 27, 2017 at 8pm Moffly Media Evening of Art, Wine & Jazz Series Preservation Hall Jazz Band (PHJB), known for their preservation of traditional New Orleans Jazz as well as bringing it to the new generation by performing with bands such as The Foo Fighters, My Morning Jacket and Trombone Shorty, will return to the Playhouse with their signature high-spirited sound. Steeped in history, PHJB was formed in 1961 by Allan and Sandra Jaffe and took their name…

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$78.50

Dave Koz and Larry Graham

July 28 @ 8:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge
Ridgefield, 06877 United States
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Side by Side Summer 2017
Friday, July 28, 2017 at 8pm Moffly Media Evening of Art, Wine and Jazz Series In the 25 years since the release of his self-titled solo debut album, saxophonist Dave Koz has received nine GRAMMY nominations, had nine number one albums on Billboard’s Current Contemporary Jazz Albums chart, toured the world, and been honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In the course of his career, Koz has also played with such artists as Burt…

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$25 - $90

Bernie Williams

July 29 @ 8:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge
Ridgefield, 06877 United States
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Saturday, July 29, 2017 at 8pm | Charity softball game at 1pm Moffly Media Evening of Art, Wine and Jazz Series
Pepsi Rock Series Powered by xfinity MEMBER PRE-SALE BEGINS TUESDAY, MAY 16 AT 10AM PUBLIC ON-SALE BEGINS FRIDAY, MAY 19 AT 10AM Join us in the lobby at 6:45pm an Italian wine tasting courtesy of Gallo Ristorante and an art exhibit! From Centerfield to Center Stage! Bernie Williams, the New York Yankees center fielder for 16 years, is best known for…

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$12.50

Fathom Events in HD: Fast Times at Ridgemont High 30th Anniversary

July 30 @ 7:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge
Ridgefield, 06877 United States
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Sunday, July 30, 2017 at 7pm Cohen and Wolf, P.C. Fathom Events Presents & Movies Series A Special 35th Anniversary Event Fathom Events, Turner Classic Movies and Sony Pictures Entertainment present, Fast Times at Ridgemont High 35th Anniversary, in select cinemas nationwide! The event also includes exclusive commentary from a Turner Classic Movies host, who will give insight into this classic film. Academy Award winner Sean Penn stars as the unforgettable Jeff Spicoli in the film that defined the outrageous and bold teen…

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$35

Choir! Choir! Choir!

July 31 @ 8:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge
Ridgefield, 06877 United States
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Monday, July 31, 2017 at 8pm Pepsi Rock Series Powered by xfinity
HamletHub Entertaining Conversation Series Whether you can or can’t sing, Choir! Choir! Choir! wants to hear your voice! This fully inclusive choir, open to all who come, started in 2010 and is rapidly growing in popularity.  Nobu Adilman and Daveed Goldman lead each group — constructing large-scale public pop-song performances that are shared with the world through social media drawing millions of views!  Think of it as part live…

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