Five new events with global flavor are coming soon to the Ridgefield Playhouse!

The Ridgefield Playhouse announces more new shows, these with a global twist.

From two FREE events

following tuesday april 12and brings the screening of the film PREMIERE of NAVALNY. This timely real-life thriller follows Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny on his quest to identify the men who poisoned him in August 2020. As the story unfolds, the fascinating documentary on the wall paints the portrait of a determined leader with the courage to resist tyranny at all costs.

The screening is at 7 p.m. Part of the PC Cohen and Wolf film series.

Tickets are available NOW! Click here

the CHARLES IVES MUSIC FESTIVAL (CIMF) on Sunday August 7and is a summer chamber music festival based in Ridgefield and Danbury, CT offering young aspiring musicians the opportunity to perform side-by-side with world-class professional artists in chamber music groups. The Festival honors the legacy of Charles Ives through interpretations of his works, music by other American composers and musicians, and music that transcends the traditional boundaries of classical music to incorporate other styles of music. . This event is presented FREE by People’s United Bank to the community and will be held outdoors in the Ridgefield Playhouse tent. Part of the classic series.

Register NOW for FREE tickets – click here

For the following shows, the member presale starts TODAY, Tuesday, April 5 at 10 a.m. and tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, April 8 at 10 a.m.!

Not a member yet ? CLICK HERE to become one and get instant access to tickets and members-only seats!

DUANE BET TRIO will perform on Wednesday, June 29and at 20 hours. Duane Betts was practically born with a guitar in his hands. The son of Allman Brothers Band founding member Dickey Betts, Duane cut his teeth touring with his father’s band, Dickey Betts & Great Southern. After stints as a touring guitarist for Dawes and partnering with fellow Allman scion in the Allman Betts Project, Duane Betts now steps up to lead his trio in a band steeped in the tradition of blues, rock and country. Part of the Pepsi Rock Driven by North American Motor Car series.

Tickets here.

Take a trip to the 60s Sunday July 31st at 16 with SUMMER OF LOVE CONCERT, a transporting musical experience featuring many of the iconic songs that defined the love generation and changed the world along the way. Led by Glen Burtnik (of Styx and Beatlemania), the show features a cast of up to 18 performers, including a horn section, a string quartet, several background singers and lead singers, as well as a psychedelic light show and a setlist that includes classics from the Beatles, Beach Boys, Stones, Janis, Jimi, Cream, Dylan and more. Part of the Pepsi Rock Driven by North American Motor Car series.

Tickets –> here

Referred to by Nelson Mandela as “South Africa’s cultural ambassadors to the world”, LADYSMITH BLACK MAMBAZO have been warming hearts with their uplifting vocal harmonies, iconic dance moves and charming stage banter for 60+ years. They will adorn the Ridgefield Playhouse stage on Wednesday August 17and at 20 hours. The group was catapulted into international fame after lending voice and inspiration to Paul Simon’s classic 1987 album Graceland. Since then they have garnered 19 GRAMMY nominations with five wins, with their latest album “Shaka Zulu Revisited”. winner for best world music album. in 2018. As part of the World Music Series.

Tickets –> here

For more information or to purchase a contactless print-at-home ticket, go online to www.ridgefieldplayhouse.org or, you can visit or call the box office (203) 438-5795. The Ridgefield Playhouse is a non-profit performing arts center located at 80 East Ridge, parallel to Main Street, Ridgefield, CT and is committed to keeping the arts alive and accessible to all.

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