Algonquin Arts Theatre

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Broadway Bound by Neil Simon
January 20 - January 29

Following Brighton Beach Memoirs and Biloxi Blues, this is the poignant and funny conclusion of Neil Simon's semi-autobiographical Eugene trilogy. Eugene and his brother Stanley are trying to break into the world of professional comedy writing, while coping with their parents' messy and gut-wrenching split. When their material is broadcast on the radio for the first time, the rest of the family is upset to hear a comedic rendition of their own trials and tribulations. How will Eugene and his brother balance their loyalties to their family and to their art?

Sinatra: The Main Event
February 4
Chris Pinnella
The Iconic 1974 Concert Performed Live with a 14-piece Big Band
Join acclaimed vocalist Chris Pinnella as he returns with his 14-piece Big Band for the Algonquin debut of 'Sinatra: The Main Event' live. Flashback to 1974 as Pinnella transports you back to Frank's iconic Madison Square Garden concert.
Wait Until Dark by Frederick Knott
February 18 - February 26

Murder, secret identities, and a switchblade named Geraldine set the stage for this white-knuckle thriller that will have you sleeping with the lights on. In 1944 Greenwich Village, Susan Hendrix, a blind yet capable woman, is imperiled by a trio of men in her own apartment. As the climax builds, Susan discovers that her blindness just might be the key to her escape, but she and her tormentors must wait until dark to play out this classic thriller's chilling conclusion.

Peter & The Wolf
March 2
A classic tale that has it all - music, laughter, danger and defiance in a young boy's magical moment of growing up.
Ronstadt Revue: A Musical Tribute To Linda Ronstadt
March 5
Featuring Gesenia
Ronstadt Revue covers every aspect of Linda Ronstadt's musical journey, spanning multiple genres from Country, Rock, to Mexican/Mariachi, Cajun, Jazz & the Great American Songbook Standards. All of this is faithfully recreated in painstaking detail by Gesenia and her six-piece band of musicians.
Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad
March 9
This stirring drama with music is a classic tribute to the great American who freed herself and hundreds of her people from the bonds of slavery.
World's Best Short Films
March 11
Asbury Short Film Concert
Asbury Shorts USA, New York City's longest running short film exhibition, screens previously globally honored and premiering shorts at venues across the United State and international sites. The show film "concerts" screen the best shorts in the world presented in a fast-paced highly entertaining showcase.
Dan Levinson & Molly Ryan
March 12
Dan Levinson assembles the cream of New York City's flourishing hot jazz scene, resulting in a magical chemistry full of creativity and excitement. These performers blend the raucous, freewheeling sounds of the Jazz Age with the alluring, hypnotic beat of the Swing Era. Featuring vocalist Molly Ryan!
Kinky Boots
March 24 - April 2

Kinky Boots is the winner of every major Best Musical award, including the Tony, the Grammy and London's Olivier Award. Based on the 2005 film of the same title and true events, this huge-hearted hit tells the story of two people with nothing in common - or so they think! Charlie is a factory owner struggling to save his family business. Lola is a fabulous entertainer with a wildly exciting idea. With a little compassion and a lot of understanding, this unexpected pair learns to embrace their differences and creates a line of sturdy stilettos unlike any the world has ever seen! But in the end, their most sensational achievement is their friendship.

Two One-Act Operas: Pagliacci and Cavalleria Rusticana
April 15 - April 16
Algonquin Arts Theatre & Father Alphonse's Orchestra of St. Peter by the Sea present
Join us for two, one-act operas with Father Alphonse and his Orchestra of St. Peter by the Sea. Dazzling vocalists will perform CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA and PAGLIACCI with orchestra.
Joe Holiday's, Reading Rocks Magic Show
April 20
A combination of stage magic, music, audience participation and comedy, and of course, reading!
The Ugly Duckling
April 26
Based on Andersen's classic fable, this musical unites the classic ugly duckling with other animal 'misfit' heroes from the folk traditions of other cultures who work together to find the self-confidence that only friendship and accomplishment can provide.
Hello Dolly!
May 6 - May 21

Jerry Herman's energetic Hello, Dolly! is a musical filled with charisma and with heart. Matchmaker Dolly Levi is a widow, a matchmaker, and also a professional meddler - but everything changes when she decides that the next match she needs to make is to find someone for herself. Set in New York City at the turn of the century, Hello Dolly! is boisterous and charming from start to finish. Full of humor, romance, and exquisite dancing, Hello Dolly! is the classic that everyone needs to see.

The Giver
May 18
At the age of twelve, Jonas, from a seemingly ideal, futuristic world, is singled out to receive special training from The Giver, who alone holds the memories of the true joys and challenges of life. This performance features a solo performance focusing on the relationship between the young Jonas and his mentor, The Giver.
The Magic School Bus: Lost in the Solar System
May 24
When the class gets lost on the way to the planetarium, Ms. Frizzle saves the day by blasting into outer space for an epic interplanetary field trip!