WHITE PLAINS PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
11 City Place, 3rd floor, (914) 328-1600,
Located on the third level of City Center off Mamaroneck Avenue in downtown White Plains.
Membership at White Plains Performing Arts Center is about more than discounts and opportunities. It is about a commitment to the arts. It is about an understanding that the arts are a valuable resource to our community. Members at WPPAC are making an investment in the future of the arts.
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The Greatest Pirate Story (N)ever Told!
Saturday, March 28 at 2 pm
An Interactive and Improved Musical Direct from Off-Broadway
Tickets are $25 and $20. Recommended for ages 4 & up.
The Greatest Pirate Story (N)ever Told! is a madcap, musical adventure that revolves around Captain Henry Martin and his stalwart crew, who have been flung in to the future by a befuddled sea witch to perform the greatest pirate epic ever seen on stage. But with their script torn asunder, these pirates-turned-players are forced to improvise their show as it unfolds, based upon the audience's suggestions.
Full of swordplay and wordplay with a boatload of laughs for pirates age 4 to 104, this swashbuckling musical is never the same show twice!! Says The New York Times: “More laughs than there are bones in Davy Jones’s locker!” The show was nominated as “Best Family Show 2014” by the Off-Broadway Alliance Awards.
Tony Award Winner Martin Charnin
with the Creating Broadway Series: The Composers
Friday, April 10 at 7 pm, tickets are $20.
The White Plains Performing Arts Center is proud to bring Tony Award winning lyricist Martin Charnin to White Plains as part of the Creating Broadway series. Mr. Charnin will share stories from his life in the theatre and give advice for rounding out songs in an actor’s repertoire for audition or performance. Six to eight people will be selected from ticket buyers, by audition, to join Mr. Charnin on stage.
Mr. Charnin has been the director, lyricist, composer, librettist, producer or a combination for over 85 theatrical productions. He is best known for his work as the conceiver, director and lyricist of the Tony Award winning musical, Annie and its sequel, Annie Warbucks. During his extensive career, Mr. Charnin has received four Tony nominations, one Tony Award, seven Grammy Awards, three Emmy Awards, three Gold records, two Platinum records, six Drama Desk Awards and a Peabody Award for Broadcasting.
The Creating Broadway Series from the WPPAC Conservatory Theatre is bringing to its White Plains’ stage topnotch Broadway artists showcasing the talents that got them to the Great White Way. The series is presented in the form of concerts, master classes, lectures and workshops. Whether participating or observing, these events promise to be amazing opportunities for teaching and learning for theatre enthusiasts and professionals of all levels.
Carrie the Musical
Friday, April 24 and Saturday, April 25 at 8pm and Sunday, April 26 at 2pm
Tickets are $20 and $25
Based on the novel by Stephen King, Carrie the Musical is an electrifying pop-rock musical about a bullied teenager with telekinetic powers who takes revenge on prom night with music by Academy Award-winning composer Michael Gore ("Fame", "Terms of Endearment"); lyrics by Academy Award-winning lyricist Dean Pitchford ("Fame", "Footloose") and a book by "Carrie" film screenwriter Lawrence D. Cohen.
Carrie White is a misfit. At school, she’s an outcast who’s bullied by the popular crowd, and virtually invisible to everyone else. At home, she’s at the mercy of her loving but cruelly over-protective mother. But Carrie’s just discovered she’s got a special power, and if pushed too far, she’s not afraid to use it.
The cast features the talents of Alex Arlotta, Penny Deen, Mary DelVecchio, Jenna Goldberg, Rose Hornyak, Temia Innamorato, Ties Jansen, Maeve Elyse Kraiger, David C. Littlefield, Elana Mariani, Amanda Montgomery, Casey O’Donnell, Gabrielle Paige, Zack Tashoff, Max Tempkin, Rachel Weisbart and Ava Bradlow as Carrie.
Carrie the Musical contains strong language and mature subject matter. Parental discretion is advised.
Carrie the Musical is a production of the White Plains Performing Arts Center Conservatory Theatre with actors between the ages of 13-18.
For tickets: visit the theatre box office Monday-Friday (11 am-6 pm), purchase the tickets online at www.wppac.com or call 914-328-1600. For Group Sales, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
BLACKOUT NYC A CAPPELLA
Saturday, May 9 at 8 pm, Tickets are $25 (adults) and $20 (students 22 and younger).
Dynamic, Upbeat & Cutting Edge with a Distinct, Signature Sound.
Blackout NYC a Cappella is reinventing the genre of a cappella music with innovative arrangements and a distinct, signature sound, delivering high-energy performances with a contemporary twist.
Since entering the a cappella scene in June 2012, Blackout NYC a Cappellahas grown into a group that is larger than the sum of its parts. They have had the honor and privilege of performing for organizations such as the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) and the Super Bowl Host Committee; they’ve joined fellow members of the a cappella community on stages across the city and their studio recordings have been selected for professional a cappella compilation albums. BLACKOUT NYC A CAPPELLAhas performed at a variety of venues throughout New York City including The Highline Ballroom, The Bitter End, Arlene’s Grocery and The Time Out Lounge. The White Plains Performing Arts Center is pleased to host their first appearance in Westchester County.
Blackout NYC a Cappella is comprised of twelve singers with unique and diverse backgrounds, both musically and professionally. Despite these differences, they come together to make something incredible. Join us for their a cappella twist on hits by Cee Lo Green, Justin Timberlake, Taylor Swift, Daft Punk and more.