BY GEORGE J. DACRE
Elmwood Playhouse in Nyack sets auditions for the musical “The Bridges of Madison County” to be directed by Claudia Stefany. They will be August 23-24 at 7:30 p.m., at the Playhouse on Park Street in Nyack with callbacks August 28 at 7:30 p.m. (by invitation only). Performances are set for weekends November 10 through December 9. For cast information, call 845-353-1313 or visit elmwoodplayhouse.com/auditions. Additionally, “On Golden Pond” continues at Elmwood weekends through August 5.
Babbling Brook Players presenting “The Taming of the Shrew,” July 28 and 29 at 6:30 p.m. on the lawn at the Clark Recreation Center, located at 59 Campbell Avenue in Suffern, and on the lawn of the Montebello Village Hall, located at 1 Montebello Road, August 4, 5 and 6. In case of inclement weather, the location will be the Town of Ramapo Senior Community Center in Suffern. Admission is free. An additional performance will be on July 30 at 6:30 p.m. at Rose Hall on the grounds of the Green Meadow Waldorf School in Chestnut Ridge. “Taming Of The Shrew” is the comedy by William Shakespeare believed to have been written between 1590 and 1592.
“Rent the Musical” is coming to North Rockland High School, presented by the Rockland Theatre Company and Haverstraw PSAL, Friday, July 21 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, July 22 at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets at rtcrent.eventbrite.com or at the door. Information from [email protected].
“Annie” continues at Westchester Broadway Theatre in Elmsford through September 10. Coming to WBT in 2018 will be A Chorus Line, Sister Act, Anything Goes, Disney Newsies and a Christmas Carol. Conatct 914-952-2222 or visit broadwaytheatre.com. Additionally, Pet Adoption Day will be held Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the theater. Boys of the Bronx to be held Saturday, July 22. Dinner and show featuring the Belmonts, John Kuse and the Excellents.
Jam Tent to be featured at the Borderline Folk Music Club’s annual free picnic and folk festival, “A Tribute to Leonard Cohen,” Sunday, August 27, noon to 6 .p.m. at Germonds Park in West Nyack. Contact [email protected]. Many prominent folk music performers are lined up for the event.