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Upcoming at Westchester Broadway Theatre

August performances range from the return of the classic flick "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" on Aug. 3 to the live revival of the Broadway musical Can Can, beginning on Aug. 30.

 

The following updated schedule for August 2012 has been announced by the Westchester Broadway Theatre.

The prices shown for live show performances include the cost of lunch or dinner.

Friday, Aug. 3. The Rocky Horror Picture Show (movie)
In  1975, The Rocky Horror Picture Show debuted starring Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon and Barry Bostwick. After several years, it gained notoriety with movie audiences and a cult following emerged. Many film goers participate while watching the film, dressed up as characters. Some bring in props and shout out their own dialog during the show. Performances often begin at midnight.

The film was selected in 2005 for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress and described as “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant.” Dressing up in favorite costumes is optional. Rocky Horror Movie "kits" will be available for purchase. Admission: $10. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. The movie starts at 9:00 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 10. Doo Wop Brooklyn Reunion
Emil Stucchio and the Classics grew up in New York City during the 1950s. Hit recordings from that era include "Till Then," “P.S. I Love You,” and “You’ll Never Know”. Including standards, fifties hits and today’s sounds, their show, complete with with comedy routines, is a classic as their name implies.

John Kuse and The Excellents released their signature hit song "Coney Island Baby" in 1962. This song is often referred to as 'The National Anthem of Brooklyn.' $80 plus tax per person. At 6:15 p.m.

Monday, Aug. 13. Glenn Miller Orchestra
Evening dinner at 6:15 p.m. followed by show $75 plus tax and tip per person.

Tuesday, Aug. 14. Glenn Miller Orchestra
Matinee lunch at 11:30 a.m. followed by show. $62 plus tax and tip per person.

Friday, Aug.17. Comedy Night. Battle Of The Sexes!
The Boys versus the Girls! Six stand-up comics entertain with adult humor.
The Boys: Buddy Fitzpatrick, Corey Rodrigues, Tom Cotter
The Girls: Kerri Louise, Ellen Karis, Leighann Lord
Time: Evening dinner at 6:15 p.m. followed by show. $80 plus tax per person.

Friday, Aug. 24. Johnny Rogers as Buddy Holly
Songs include “Peggy Sue”, “That’ll Be The Day”,“Maybe Baby”, and “Oh Boy.”
Time: 6:15 p.m. $80 plus tax per person.

Thursday, Aug. 30. Opening day for the musical show Can Can
Matinee at 11:15 a.m. The original Broadway production opened in 1953. Gwen Verdon and choreographer Michael Kidd won Tony Awards. Music and lyrics by Cole Porter. Dinner and show.

Songs include "I Love Paris," "C'est Magnifique," "If You Loved Me Truly," and "Come Along With Me."

The 1960 movie version of Can Can starred Shirley MacLaine, Frank Sinatra, Louis Jourdan, Maurice Chevalier and Juliet Prowse. Evening performance at 6:15 p.m. Will play through Oct. 7.

The theater can seat approximately 500 people for a show (including up to 80 in luxury boxes). For reservations, call 914-592-2222. Reservations can also be made at www.BroadwayTheatre.com

Westchester Broadway Theatre, The dinner/theater is located at 1 Broadway Plaza (175 Clearbrook Road), Elmsford. Box office: (914) 592-2222.



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