Playbill

Refunds, less $15.00 per ticket will be given only if a trip is sold out and tickets can be resold. Mark your calendar — no reminders will be sent. Tickets may be picked up at the Continuing Education office within 5 days of performance or at the bus.

Please note: Buses depart from several different locations


TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD            FEE: $169

Thursday, October 10                Orchestra Seats     Curtain: 7:00 p.m.  SOLD OUT!!

New Date: Wednesday, October 2nd (fees and departure same as October 10th)

Do not miss this timeless classic To Kill a Mockingbird, starring Jeff Daniels (The Newsroom Emmy Winner). Based on the celebrated Harper Lee novel of the same name, To Kill a Mockingbird is the story of six-year-old Jean Louise Finch, nicknamed Scout, and her father, Atticus Finch, a small-town lawyer in the American South who defends a black man put on trial. The story touches on issues of prejudice, poverty, racial injustice and childhood innocence. To Kill a Mockingbird, written in 1960, has become one of the most popular and well-regarded books of all time. It won the Pulitzer Prize in 1961 for original fiction and has never been out of print since. Bus leaves Midland Park H.S. at 4:00 p.m. and returns immediately after the show.

 

THE GLENN MILLER ORCHESTRA

LUNCH AT WESTCHESTER THEATER     FEE: $119

Tuesday, October 22

Today, The Glenn Miller Orchestra is still one of the greatest bands of all time! Under the direction of Nick Hilscher,  it is the most popular and sought- after Big Band.  They play ALL THE FAVORITE BIG BAND HITS; “Moonlight Serenade”, “Tuxedo Junction”, “In the Mood”, “A String of Pearls”, “Chattanooga Choo Choo”.  The legendary Glenn Miller was one of the most successful of all the dance band leaders back in the swing era of the 1930’s and 40’s.   At the height of the Orchestra’s popularity, He disbanded the band to volunteer for the Army. He then organized the famous Glenn Miller Army Air Force Band. It went to Europe to entertain servicemen and then on December 15, 1944, he was lost in the disappearance of the single- engine plane bound for France. Because of popular demand, the Miller estate authorized the formation of the present Glenn Miller Orchestra in 1956. The band has proven staying power, and its popularity has never seemed to wane. The Miller sound lives forever! Prior to the concert, enjoy a complete lunch which consists of your choice of 6 delicious entrees, dessert, coffee or tea.  Bus departs Faith Reformed Church at 9:15 a.m. and returns approximately 5 p.m.

 

OKLAHOMA!                       FEE: $119

Wednesday, October 23          Rear Orchestra            Curtain:  7 p.m.

Winner of 2 Tony Awards including Best Revival and Ali Stroker’s Best Actress in a Musical! Over 75 years after Rodgers & Hammerstein reinvented the American musical, this is OKLAHOMA! as you’ve never seen or heard it before – reimagined for the 21st century. Stripped down to reveal the darker psychological truths at its core, Daniel Fish’s production tells a story of a community circling its wagons against an outsider, and the violence of the frontier that shaped America. Upending the sunny romance of a farmer and a cowpoke, this Oklahoma! allows the classic musical – and our country – to be seen in a whole new light. Funny and sexy, dark and terrifying, “this is the OKLAHOMA! that was there all along.” (New York Magazine). Bus departs Midland Park H.S a 4:00 p.m. and returns immediately after the show.

 

TOOTSIE        FEE: $139

Monday, October 28      Rear Orchestra        Curtain:  7:30 p.m.

2019 Tony Award Winner Santino Fontana delivers “one of the best performances ever seen on a musical stage” (Rolling Stone) in the show critics are calling “the most uproariously new musical comedy to hit Broadway in years”.  Tootsie tells the story of Michael Dorsey, an out of work actor willing to do anything for a job.  When he disguises himself as an outspoken actress named Dorothy Michaels, he defies all odds to become a Broadway sensation.  But as audiences fall for Dorothy and Michael starts to fall for the woman of his dreams, he’s learning that the hardest part of show business isn’t getting to the top... its keeping up the act. Bus departs Midland Park H.S at 4:00 p.m. and returns immediately after the show.

 

AIN’T TOO PROUD  FEE: $139

Wednesday, November 6    Orchestra Seats  Curtain:  7:30 p.m.

Ain’t Too Proud is an electrifying new musical that follows The Temptations extraordinary journey from the streets of Detroit to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.  With their signature dance moves and unmistakable harmonies, they rose to the top of the charts creating an amazing 42 Top Ten Hits with 14 reaching number one. The rest is history - how they met, the ground breaking heights they hit and how personal and political conflicts threatened to tear the group apart as the United States fell into civil unrest.  This thrilling story of brotherhood, family, loyalty and betrayal is set to the beat of the group’s treasured hits, including “My Girl”, “Just My Imagination,” “Get Ready”, “Papa was a Rolling Stone” and so many more.  Bus departs Midland Park H.S. at 4:00 p.m. and returns immediately following the show. 

 

TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL     FEE:  $139

Thursday, November 14        Rear Orchestra Curtain:  7:00 p.m.

From humble beginnings in Nutbush, Tennessee, to her transformation into the global Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Tina Turner didn’t just break the rules, she rewrote them. This new stage musical reveals the untold story of a woman who dared to defy the bounds of her age, gender, and race. One of the world’s best-selling artists of all time, Tina Turner has won 12 Grammy Awards and her live shows have been seen by millions, with more concert tickets sold than any other solo performer in music history. Featuring her much loved songs, TINA – The Tina Turner Musical is written by Olivier Award-winning playwright Katori Hall and directed by the internationally acclaimed Phyllida Lloyd. Presented in association with Tina Turner. Bus departs Midland Park H.S at 4:00 p.m. and returns immediately after the show.

 

RHYTHM OF THE YULETIDE DANCE

LUNCH AT WESTCHESTER THEATER     FEE: $109

Monday, December 2

From The National Dance Company of Ireland, this exciting and breathtaking live experience unites the always popular Irish dance with the seasonal joy and spirit of the Christmas and Yuletide holiday! Irish dance is no longer just a St. Patrick’s Day event.  Now, its energy, passion, dazzling array of colors and enhanced sounds and sights, all give new meaning to the Yuletide season, offering a new tradition in holiday entertainment for the entire family! Combining both traditional Irish dance, music, and song with contemporary state-of-the-art stage technology, “Rhythm of the Yuletide Dance” live stage show, is a high-energy holiday spectacle, destined to take its place among such classic and popular live stage productions, as “Nutcracker...” and the annual Rockettes’ holiday shows.  “Rhythm of the Yuletide Dance!” will absolutely delight one and all! Prior to the concert, enjoy a complete lunch which consists of your choice of 6 delicious entrees, dessert, coffee or tea.Bus departs Faith Reformed Church at 9:15 a.m. and returns approximately 5:00 p .m.

 

RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR        FEE: $120

Tuesday, December 10           Center Orchestra Seats           Curtain: 8:00 p.m.

Share the joy of the holidays with your loved ones this year at the Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes.  Experience Radio City Music Hall as it  transforms into an immersive, magical wonderland and discover what’s new in this iconic New York City tradition. Make time for joy this holiday and create lasting memories with the legendary Rockettes.  Bus  departs Midland Park H.S at 4:00 p.m. and returns immediately after the show.

THE LION KING                                                            FEE: $139

Thursday, March 5, 2020      Rear Orchestra                     Curtain:  7:00 p.m.

There’s nothing else like it!  The Lion King is the 3rd  longest running show in Broadway history.  It’s the perfect marriage of entertainment and art!  “The Lion King” journeys to the African savanna where a future king is born. Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub's arrival. Scar, Mufasa's brother—and former heir to the throne—has plans of his own. Don’t’ miss the most exciting, most inventive, most moving theater that has ever come to Broadway!!  Bus departs Midland Park H.S. at 4:00 p m. and returns immediately after the show.

 

WEST SIDE STORY                                                    FEE: $159

 Thursday, April 2, 2020                 Orchestra                Curtain: 7:00 p.m.

West Side Story transposes Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet to the gang-ridden streets of 1950s Manhattan, dominated by the Sharks and the Jets. Two teens from the bitter-enemy gangs meet and fall in love at a fateful gym dance.  When four theatrical giants — Jerome Robbins, Leonard Bernstein, Arthur Laurents and Stephen Sondheim — created West Side Story, it was immediately hailed as a masterpiece. Now, three of the most daring theater-makers of our time — director Ivo van Hove (A View From the Bridge and The Crucible), choreographer Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker, and designer and frequent Van Hove collaborator Jan Versweyveld — offer a radical, thrilling new interpretation of this iconic work, with extraordinary dancing, breathtaking vision, and 23 young, brilliantly gifted performers all making their Broadway debuts.  Bus departs Midland Park H.S. at 4:00 pm. And returns immediately after the show.

 

DIANA – A NEW MUSICAL                                                       FEE: $169

Thursday, April 23, 2020         Rear Orchestra                              Curtain:  7:00 p.m.

Diana is the electrifying new musical about a woman who chose to be fearless, and as a result became timeless.   When Lady Diana Spencer married Prince Charles, she instantly became a cultural phenomenon.  Leading fiercely with her heart, Princess Diana stood up for her family, her country and herself.   She defied expectations, she rocked the royals and created a legacy that will endure forever.  This sensational production brings the legend of Princess Di to thrilling new life onstage.  Bus departs Midland Park H.S a 4:00 p.m. and returns immediately after the show.

 

DEAR EVAN HANSEN                                                          FEE: $169

Tuesday, May 12, 2020                  Orchestra                         Curtain: 7:00 p.m.

The 2017 Tony winner for Best Musical follows Evan as he searches for the things in life that we all need.  A letter that was never meant to be seen, a lie that was never meant to be told, a life he never dreamed he could have. Evan Hansen is about to get the one thing he’s always wanted: A chance to finally fit in. Both deeply personal and profoundly contemporary, Dear Evan Hansen is the new American musical about life and the way we live it. Bus departs Midland Park H.S. at 4:00 pm. And returns immediately after the show. 


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