The Emelin Theatre has announced its fall 2012 season. Celebrating 40 years this November, the Emelin brings the best in live performing arts to Westchester County with its high quality and affordable programs offering a broad mix of entertainment appealing to all ages and tastes. This fall the Emelin will present award-winning musicians; family favorites; outstanding comedy and theatre; a return of classical music featuring the world-renowned Juillard String Quartet; and more.
Emelin Theatre Fall 2012 Season
Julliard String Quartet|$57 Adults/$29 Students
Fri Nov 16, 2012 @ 8pm
Pre-show lecture/demonstration at 6:45 pm
Beethoven: String Quartet in C-sharp minor, Op.131
Beethoven: String Quartet in A minor, Op.132
The Juilliard String Quartet, one of the most celebrated and widely recorded string quartets of our time, “plays new works as if they were established masterpieces, and established masterpieces as if they were new.” This gorgeous program of two big beautiful Beethoven quartets is accompanied by a pre-show discussion with the performers. Join us as classical music returns to the Emelin in honor of our 40th Anniversary!
Will and Anthony Nunziata|$42
Sat Oct 20, 2012 @ 8pm
Twin brothers Will and Anthony Nunziata have been dubbed by The Wall Street Journal as being “blessed with strong voices and leading man looks” and by The New York Times as “displaying an engagingly brassy professionalism.” Enchanting audiences with their fresh arrangements of popular music, show tunes, and standards, these Pelham-native siblings now make a homecoming with their Emelin debut.
Parsons Dance Company|$44/$22 Students
Sat Nov 3, 2012 @ 8 pm
Under the artistic direction of dancer/choreographer David Parsons, Parsons Dance creates engaging and joyful works for audiences throughout the world. The acclaimed contemporary dance company is renowned for their extraordinary artistry and fantastic repertoire. The New York Times raves, “David Parsons is one of the great movers of modern dance.”
The Taming of the Shrew| $44 Adults / $22 Students
Sat Nov 10, 2012 @ 8 pm (pre-show talk at 7 pm)
Sun Nov 11 2012 @ 3 pm
From its earliest productions at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre to Cole Porter’s Tony Award-winning musical Kiss Me Kate to modern film adaptations, The Taming of the Shrew comes alive for every generation, telling the story of the timeless battle of the sexes. Aquila Theatre breathes fresh life into one of Shakespeare’s most popular and enduring comedies, with The New Yorker describing their productions as “the classics made relevant with superb acting and clever staging.”
FRI, NOV 9: Special pre-show workshop. Call the box office for details.
Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out|$42
Fri October 12, 2012 @ 8 pm
Celebrating 20 years of music together, Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out prove they are still at the top of their game! Their soaring leads, spectacular harmonies and driving instrumentals propel the band through fine contemporary bluegrass songwriting as well as traditional favorites. Four-time (and current) IBMA Male Vocalist of the Year Russell Moore heads up this seven-time IBMA Vocal Group of the Year – a fantastic way to open the season!
The Spinney Brothers|$38
Fri Dec 7, 2012 @ 8 pm
Nova Scotia's finest return to the Emelin with their trademark brother harmonies and powerhouse traditional sound. Featured performers at IBMA's World of Bluegrass in 2011, Alan and Rick Spinney and their excellent band make even the oldest chestnuts sound fresh and alive with their infectious spirit and energy. Great harmonies, rock-solid instrumentals: as good as it gets.
Fri Nov 30, 2012 @ 8pm
Spyro Gyra has been revolutionizing American jazz since they first broke into the scene in 1974. Over the past 40 years, they have performed over 5,000 shows, released 29 albums, sold over 10 million records, and won four Grammy Awards—and they are nowhere near slowing down! With their latest album, A Foreign Affair, they return to a source of great inspiration: the rhythms of the world, leading audiences on a musical journey around the globe, with beats and melodies from the Caribbean, South America, South Africa, India, and Japan.