Coming Up: This Weekend

20 Jan, 2012

By Polly Kreisman

Willy Wonka at Murray Avenue


Brrrrr…there’s a Winter Storm Watch in effect from tonight to Saturday afternoon…


Some warm picks this weekend:


Willy Wonka at Murray Avenue School, Larchmont. 


note: all Saturday performances cancelled due to snow. All shows will take place tomorrow, Sunday, January 22. 

Cast A performances will be held at 9:30 and 11:30am.  Cast B performances will take place at 2:30 and 4:30pm.  Saturday tickets will be honored at any Sunday performance.


Four performances of the musical based on Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by students in grades 2-5. Golden tickets available at the door for performances Saturday and Sunday at 11:30 am and 2:30 pm.


At New Rochelle Library:

Saturday, January 21, 1:00 pm, Magic and Comedy with Jim McClenhan.

Sunday, January 22, 1:30 – 3:30 pm: Sunday Afternoon Music with Eric Jennings: Celebrating America’s Almost-Forgotten Composers:  Lehar, Weill and Korngold.   Franz Lehar’s Merry Widow created a waltz frenzy that made it Broadway’s biggest hit in 1907, with songs and melodies that still thrill audiences today. Kurt Weill and Erich Korngold may have disappeared into Hollywood’s musical history, but Professor Jennings will show why their legacy continues.


The Picture House, Pelham. Family Flicks Friday, Saturday and Sunday.


Jacob Burns Film Center, Pleasantville. A screening of seven short films from the Sundance Festival. Jan. 23 at 7:30 p.m. $6 and $11. Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Road. (914) 747-5555; burnsfilmcenter.org.


At Larchmont Library: Larchmont Music Academy presents the second in the series of the introduction to the orchestra concerts at 3:30. Featuring flute, clarinet, oboe and all members of the saxophone family from the tiny soprano saxophone to the huge baritone saxophone. Children will enjoy an interactive concert, exploring each instrument and even a fun make your own wind instrument project.


to list your event here, please email thisweekend@theloopny.com beginning 1/23/12.
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