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Legendary jam band The Grateful Dead often played the Capitol Theatre in the 1970s, and late frontman Jerry Garcia was a fan of the Port Chester venue, praising it as a theater that was "set up pretty groovy all around for music." Now The Cap is returning the favor, paying tribute to Garcia by naming its new bar in his honor.
The theater’s new bar, located in the lobby, opened Thursday...Read more »
The Tony Award nominations, celebrating the best and brightest on Broadway, will be announced Tuesday morning, and Newsday Westchester is taking a look at which local celebrities and other creative talent could receive nods.
One musical receiving a lot of buzz is “Matilda,” an adaptation of the Roald Dahl classic that opened earlier this month and features Westchester’s 9-year-old Sophia Gennusa...Read more »
Steve Martin and Edie Brickell's new musical, "Bright Star," will take the stage this summer at Vassar College, whose Powerhouse Theater staff today announced this year's lineup.
One of two Powerhouse musical workshops scheduled for this summer, "Bright Star" is set in 1945 and 1922 and focuses on a young man who returns from war and uncovers dark secrets about his past....Read more »
Four months after The Rascals reunited at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester for their "Once Upon a Dream" concert and theatrical staging, the show makes its Broadway debut, with previews beginning tonight and opening night set for Thursday.
From Dec. 13 to 15 and from Dec. 20 to 22, The Cap hosted The Rascals' first public performances in more than four decades, showcasing more...Read more »
"Matilda the Musical" will have its official Broadway premiere tonight, and Westchester’s Sophia Gennusa, one of the four young actresses who shares the title role, will take the stage for the opening night performance. (She is pictured above, second from left.)
A random drawing overseen by "Matilda" director Matthew Warchus was held April 3 at Sardi’s restaurant in Manhattan...Read more »
Chazz Palminteri is bringing his celebrated one-man show "A Bronx Tale" to The Capitol Theatre (149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester, 914-937-4126, www.thecapitoltheatre.com) this June.
The one-night-only performance at The Cap will start at 8 p.m. June 1. Tickets go on sale at noon this Friday, are $45-$75 apiece and are limited to patrons 18 and older.
A Bedford resident and...Read more »
Edie Falco, best known for Emmy-winning television roles on “The Sopranos” and “Nurse Jackie,” stars in the new Off-Broadway play “The Madrid,” which opens tonight.
Written by “Nurse Jackie” producer Liz Flahive, “The Madrid” stars Falco, a former Purchase College student, as Martha, a teacher who seemingly has the perfect life. When Martha impulsively decides to walk away from her family,...Read more »
Fronted by Bedford resident Rob Thomas, Matchbox Twenty will rock the house with a sold-out concert Saturday at the Mid-Hudson Civic Center in Poughkeepsie.
Last year was a good one for Matchbox Twenty, which saw its latest album, "North," top the Billboard chart for the first time in the rock band's history, and yield a Top-40 hit in "Mean."
"In a lot of ways,...Read more »
Briarcliff Manor native Elizabeth Tryon blends operatic and comedic elements in her show, "There's a Phantom in My Opera," which makes its New York City debut Tuesday night.
Tryon, 32, recently told Newsday Westchester that her show, which Caroline's on Broadway will host for a one-night-only performance, embraces and lampoons opera, Broadway, classical and pop music. In writing...Read more »
For its 27th season at Boscobel in Garrison, the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival will open its online box office Tuesday — the earliest its tickets have ever gone on sale.
In keeping with the tradition of presenting one drama and one comedy by William Shakespeare, as well as a third show by another scribe, the region's only professional resident Shakespeare company will stage "All's...Read more »