Landmark on Main Street Announces Upcoming Season: Megan Hilty, Betty Buckley and More

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Landmark on Main Street Announces Upcoming Season: Megan Hilty, Betty Buckley and More

Landmark on Main Street has announced its 2012-13 season. Tickets and information at the box office phone516-767-6444 or www.landmarkonmainstreet.org.

Susan Isaacs Book Release Party!  Moderated by Nelson DeMille.  Tuesday, October 2, 2012  7:30 PM  Landmark onMain Street, The Dolphin Bookshop and the Friends of the Port Washington Public Library are celebrating the release of Susan Isaacs' book "Goldberg Variations" (due out 10/2/12).  Also joining in on the fun will be her friend, Nelson DeMille, who will conduct an on-stage interview with Susan.  Free admission to this and all Conversations From Main Street events thanks to a generous grant by the Angela & Scott Jaggar Foundation.  Books will be sold on site by The Dolphin Bookshop.

Sandra Bernhard.  Saturday, October 13, 2012  8 PM  Sandra Bernhard is known for her outrageous humor, keen satire and rollicking stage shows. "Give the dame her due," writes the New York Times, "It's invigorating to be in the presence of a true original." Bernhard, who writes and develops all of her own material, has produced numerous one-woman shows over the years, and is a performer of stunning originality. We are thrilled she will open our 2012-13 Season!  Recommended for mature audiences.  Sponsored by St. Francis Hospital - Emergency Medicine Department and Glenn Grayson, Hoffman Grayson Architects LLP.  Premium $55 - Friends $50 | Standard $50 - Friends $45.  BuyBoth Landmark Laughs Comedy Series shows.

Nick Lowe.  Sunday, October 14, 2012  8 PM.  Nick Lowe has made his mark as a producer (Elvis Costello-Graham Parker-Pretenders-The Damned), songwriter of at least three songs you know by heart, short-lived career as a pop star, and a lengthy term as a musicians' musician. But in his current 'second act' as a silver-haired, tender-hearted but sharp-tongued singer-songwriter, he has no equal. Starting with 1995's 'The Impossible Bird' through to 2011's 'The Old Magic,' Nick has turned out a fantastic string of albums, each one devised in his West London home, and recorded with a core of musicians who possess the same veteran savvy. Lowe brings wit and understated excellence to every performance, leading Ben Ratliff of the New York Times to describe his live show as "elegant and nearly devastating." Hosted by WFUV's John Platt.  Roots Rock Series Sponsored by Bethpage Federal Credit Union and WFUV Radio. Program Sponsored by Dina & Philip Adsetts, Dan Hassan & Family and NYS Senator Jack M. Martins. Premium $50 - Friends $45 | Standard $45 - Friends $40. Buy all Five Shows in the Roots Rock Series and Save

Matthew Reinhard: author & Illustrator.  Wednesday, October 17, 2012. 6:30 PM.  Join us for an interactive experience with New York Times bestselling author and illustrator, Matthew Reinhart who will speak about his latest pop off the page extravaganza, Star Wars: A Galactic Pop-Up Adventure, which scheduled for release October 16th. Matthew, a renowned paper engineer, will share an exclusive look into the art of the 3-D pop-up book world and give. a new perspective to the Star Wars universe. This unique presentation for all ages is proudly brought to you by Landmark and The Dolphin Bookshop. Books are available for presale at The Dolphin Bookshop and at the event. Conversations From Main Street programs are offered with free admission thanks to the Angela & Scott Jaggar Foundation.

Doo Wop Project.  Saturday, October 20, 2012  8 PM.  The Doo Wop Project stars leading cast members from the Tony Award Winning Broadway smash, Jersey Boys (featuring last season's Gala star Jarrod Spector). Enjoy a night filled with harmonies and classic hits such as Randy & The Rainbows' "Denise," Thurston Harris's "Little Bitty Pretty One," The Skyliners' "Since I Don't Have You," The Capris' "Morse Code of Love" and much more.  Main Stage Series Sponsored by Fern & Hersh Cohen, Sandy & Eric Krasnoff, Jane & Martin Schwartz and Dot & Ed Slade. Program Sponsored by Ruskin Moscou Faltischek PC, Robin Serinsky & Jay Silverman and Judith & Morton Sloan.  Premium $50 - Friends $45 | Standard $45 - Friends $40  Buy all Four Shows in the Main Stage Series and Save!

An Acoustic Evening with Blue Oyster Cult.  Saturday, October 27, 2012  8 PM.  Blue Oyster Cult is a classic rock group whose Top 40 hits include "Burnin' For You," "(Don't Fear) The Reaper," "Godzilla," and "Cities on Flame." We are proud to present Long Island's native sons in a special acoustic evening.  Acoustics on Main Series sponsored by The Tepper Family Foundation: Shelley, Ed, Jackie Tepper, Vice Presidents and WFUV Radio. Program sponsored by Stacy & Jonathan Duquette.  This is a Signature Series event of arts ALIVE.  Premium $55 - Friends $50 | Standard $50 - Friends $45  Buy all three shows in the new Acoustics on Main series and save!

Spotlight Gala Starring Jane Krakowski.  Saturday, November 3, 2012.  7 PM.  Landmark on Main Street's honors Sheila & John Platt and Judith & Morton Sloan for their commitment to the arts on Long Island and our community. The Spotlight Shines as Tony Award winner and Emmy nominee Jane Krakowski takes the stage followed by an elegant and gourmet tented reception Tickets and information: www.landmarkonmainstreet.org;gala@landmarkonmainstreet.org or 516-767-2355.

Carolina Chocolate Drops.  Friday, November 9, 2012 8 PM.  The Carolina Chocolate Drops won the 2010 Grammy Award for Best Traditional Folk Album. Each time they take the stage they prove to audiences that their brand of old-time, fiddle and banjo-based music is a living, breathing, ever-evolving sound. (Note: you may wish to wear comfortable dancing shoes). Hosted by WFUV's John Platt.  Roots Rock Series Sponsored by Bethpage Federal Credit Union and WFUV Radio. Program Sponsored by Susan & Douglas Carras.  Premium $50 - Friends $45 | Standard $45 - Friends $40.  Buy all Five Shows in the Roots Rock Series and Save!

Karla Bonoff & Steve Forbert.  Friday, November 16, 2012  8 PM.  Karla Bonoff is one of our generation's finest singer-songwriters. Her music has become part of the American songbook and has been turned into hits by artists such as Bonnie Raitt, Wynonna Judd and Linda Ronstadt. Sharing the bill with Karla will be Steve Forbert whose lyrics "Meet me in the middle of the night, let me hear you say everything's alright" have been etched in our musical memories. Hosted by WFUV's John Platt.  Fabulous Folk Series Sponsored by WFUV Radio. Program Sponsored by Ellen Brown & Bob Schwartz, Ilene & Steven Silberstein and The Frye Company.  Premium $45 - Friends $40 | Standard $40 - Friends $35.  Buy all Four Shows in the Fabulous Folk Series and Save!

Theatreworks USA’s “Bunnicula.”  Sunday, November 18, 2012  2 PM.  Lock up your lettuce! Protect your parsley! Rescue your rutabaga! A floppy-eared bunny with mysterious habits is staking out its place in a spine-tingling new musical co-written by Tony-nominated playwright Charles Busch and based on the best-selling books by James & Deborah Howe: BUNNICULA!  Children's Series Sponsored PM Pediatrics and Likeable Media. Program Sponsored by Valley National Bank.  Tickets $18 - Friends $15.  Buy all six Shows in the Children's Series and Save!

Paper Bag Players in “Saddles and Sunshine.”  Sunday, December 2, 2012  2 PM.  The Paper Bag Players have been making children laugh since 1958 and is a classic tradition in Landmark's Children's Series. Vignettes take the audience to a variety of places such as the Old West, a Country Fair and a Bowling Alley. Funny plays, uproarious songs and merry mixed-up dancing include opportunities for you to become part of the fun.  Children's Series Sponsored PM Pediatrics and Likeable Media. Program Sponsored by NY Assemblywoman Michelle Schimel.  Tickets $18 - Friends $15  Buy all six Shows in the Children's Series and Save!

Gospel Music & Black History: A Conversation with the Campbell Brothers & Dr. Calvin O. Butts.  Thursday, December 6, 2012.  7:30 PM.  In anticipation of their February 1 concert, The Campbell Brothers who perform African-American gospel music with electric steel guitar and vocal - Sacred Steel, will speak about their music with moderator Dr. Calvin O. Butts, Pastor of the Abyssinian Baptist Church in the City of New York, President of the State University of New York College at Old Westbury. The discussion of how music, faith and passion are intertwined will be accented by musical performance.  Conversations From Main Street programs are offered with free admission thanks to the Angela & Scott Jaggar Foundation.

Darlene Love in Love for the Holidays.  Saturday, December 8, 2012.  8 PM.  We are thrilled to welcome back Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Darlene Love for her second annual Holiday Concert at Landmark. A classic for the holidays...and any time.  Sponsored by Albanese & AlbaneseVictoria & Bruce Migatz.  Premium $55 - Friends $50 | Standard $50 - Friends $45.

David Wax Museum.  Saturday, January 5, 2012.  8 PM.  When future music historians look back at the strong currents circulating between the Americas in the 21st century, they will find Los Lobos, Calexico, and a charismatic, lanky Missourian singing tight harmony with a Southern belle rattling the jawbone of a donkey. Combining Latin rhythms, infectious melodies, and call-and-response hollering, David Wax Museum was hailed by TIME for its "virtuosic musical skill and virtuous harmonies." Hosted by WFUV's John Platt.  Roots Rock Series Sponsored by Bethpage Federal Credit Union and WFUV Radio.  Premium $50 - Friends $45 | Standard $45 - Friends $40.  Buy all Five Shows in the Roots Rock Series and Save!

CORBiAN/Light Wire Theater presents “The Ugly Duckling & the Tortoise & the Hare”.  2 PM.  Two classic tales presented with unique cutting edge technology, moving sculpture, and dance for an unforgettable theatrical experience. Hans Christian Andersen's "The Ugly Duckling" and Aesop's fable "The Tortoise and the Hare," will both be portrayed with dazzling visuals, poignant choreography and creative use of music ranging from classical to jazz to pop. These beloved stories will be viewed in a new and brilliant light. Lightwire Theater is a finalist on America's Got Talent!  Children's Series Sponsored PM Pediatrics and Likeable Media. Program Sponsored by Astoria Federal Savings Bank and Sandy & Stephan Garber. Tickets $18 - Friends $15.  Buy all six Shows in the Children's Series and Save!

BIG & TALL: An Evening of Comedy with Bruce Vilanch & Judy Gold.  Saturday, January 19, 2013.  Oscar audiences will know Bruce Vilanch's hysterical, Emmy Award-winning writing for hosts Billy Crystal, Alec Baldwin, Steve Martin and other hosts for over twenty years. He's written many other award shows, television series and variety specials. His stand-up comedy routine draws on his years of being a Hollywood insider. Judy Gold is also an Emmy Award winning actress and comedian, best known as the star of her two critically acclaimed long-running Off-Broadway hit shows such as "25 Questions for a Jewish Mother." Together, Bruce and Judy will fill the BIG & TALL order of making you laugh and laugh!  Recommended for mature audiences.  Sponsored by The Sani Family and Beth & Andy Lipset.  Premium $45 - Friends $40 | Standard $40 - Friends $35  Buy Both Landmark Laughs Comedy Series shows and save

Kathy Mattea: Calling Me Home.  Saturday, January 26, 2013.  8 PM.  Kathy Mattea is a multiple Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter. She'll perform her Top 20 radio hits like "Where've You Been?"; "455 Rocket" and "Eighteen Wheels and a Dozen Roses" as well as selections from her new album celebrating the Appalachian culture of her home state of West Virginia. Hosted by WFUV's John Platt.  Roots Rock Series Sponsored by Bethpage Federal Credit Union and WFUV Radio.  Premium $50 - Friends $45 | Standard $45 - Friends $40.  Buy all Five Shows in the Roots Rock Series and Save!

Bari Koral: A Family Concert.  Sunday, January 27, 2013.  2 PM.  Dubbed the "'IT girl' in kids/family music" by NY Magazine and the "Sheryl Crow for kids" by the NY Post, Bari's songs are a huge hit with children and adults. Her catchy, pop friendly tunes, interactive live shows & heavy rotation radio play have gained the band literally thousands of young (and not so young!) fans. She'll perform songs from her hit debut album Rock and Roll Garden as well as her latest album, Anna and the Cupcakes.  Family Series Sponsored by Entertainment One.  Individual Performance: $20 - Friends $18.  Buy both programs in the Family Series and Save!

The Campbell Brothers.  Friday, February 1, 2013.  8 PM.  "The Campbell Brothers play music that until recently was heard only in gospel churches." - The New York Times.  The Campbell Brothers will fill our theater with African-American gospel music made by electric steel guitar. Music like you've never heard that will make you say, "Hallelujah!"  Sponsored by Einsidler Management.   This tour engagement of Campbell Brothers is funded through American Masterpieces program of Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation with support from the National Endowment for the Arts.  This event is part of The New York State Presenters Network Presenter-Artist Partnership Project with support from the New York State Council in the Arts, a state agency.  Premium $25 - Friends $20 | Standard $20 - Friends $15  Buy all three shows in the World Beat Series and save!

Lucy Kaplansky.  Saturday, February 9, 2013.  8 PM.  What can we say? We LOVE Lucy! This time we'll be treated to some old favorites as well as new music as she tours to support her new album "Reunion" out in the Fall, 2012. Hosted by WFUV's John Platt.  Fabulous Folk Series Sponsored by WFUV Radio. Program Sponsored by Dr. & Mrs. Neil Bercow.  Premium $45 - Friends $40 | Standard $40 - Friends $35  Buy all Four Shows in the Fabulous Folk Series and Save!

Paul Barrere & Fred Tackett – Little Feat’s Guitarists.  Saturday, March 2, 2013. 8 PM.  From the first time they played "Dixie Chicken" nearly 35 years ago, renowned Little Feat guitarists Paul Barrere and Fred Tackett have been making legendary music! An intimate night of acoustic music.  Acoustics on Main Series sponsored by The Tepper Family Foundation: Shelley, Ed, Jackie Tepper, Vice Presidents and WFUV Radio. Program sponsored by Elin & Michael Nierenberg.  Premium $55 - Friends $50 | Standard $50 - Friends $45.  Buy all three shows in the new Acoustics on Main series and save!

David Gonzalez’s “Aesops Bops!” with the YAK YAK BAND.  Sunday, March 3, 2013.  2 PM.  Fast-paced, funny, and packed with audience participation, Aesop Bops! features David Gonzalez telling a potpourri of Aesop's classic stories including The Lion and the Mouse, The Fisherman and His Wife, and The Turtle's Shell. This feast of funky, physical storytelling leaves young audiences feeling like they had just performed the show too! The Yak-Yak Band rocks, and rolls out the red carpet - inviting kids to join in the fun.  Family Series Sponsored by Entertainment One.  This event is part of The New York State Presenters Network Presenter-Artist Partnership Project with Support from the New York State Council in the Arts, a state agency.  Individual Performance: $20 - Friends $18.  Buy both programs in the Family Series and Save!

Susan Werner & Patty Larkin.  Saturday, March 9, 2013.  8 PM.  We are thrilled to welcome back two Fabulous Females of Folk who will share a stage for the first time - showcasing both their brilliant musicianship and their unique and witty rapport with the audience. Hosted by WFUV's John Platt.  Fabulous Folk Series Sponsored by WFUV Radio. Program Sponsored by Yoga Life. Premium $45 - Friends $40 | Standard $40 - Friends $35.  Buy all Four Shows in the Fabulous Folk Series and Save!

Theatreworks USA’s “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.”  Sunday, March 10, 2013.  2 PM.  Have you ever had a really rotten day? Alexander has... He wakes up with gum in his hair, he trips on a skateboard, and then he accidentally drops his sweater in the sink - all before breakfast! Alexander can already tell - it's going to be a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day! Laugh and sing along with Alexander's misadventures in this hilarious musical, featuring book and lyrics by Judith Viorst, author of the best-selling classic book. Discover along with Alexander that sometimes, everyone has a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day.  Children's Series Sponsored PM Pediatrics and Likeable Media. Program Sponsored by Agovino & Asselta, LLP.  Tickets $18 - Friends $15.  Buy all six Shows in the Children's Series and Save!

Betty Buckley.  Friday, March 15, 2013.  8 PM.  Broadway and TV Legend Betty Buckley won a Tony award for her performance as Grizabella, the Glamour Cat, in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cats. Other Broadway Credits includeTriumph of Love, Sunset Boulevard, 1776, Pippin, Song and Dance, The Mystery of Edwin Drood and Carrie. On television, she's had numerous starring and guest roles and is best remembered as the beloved Abby Bradford in the hit series Eight is Enough. Her recent cabaret shows have all been critically acclaimed - we're thrilled to welcome her to Landmark for the first time!  Sponsored by Susan Isaacs & Elkan Abramowitz.  Premium $55 - Friends $50 | Standard $50 - Friends $45.

Natalie MacMaster.  Saturday, March 16, 2013.  8 PM.  Cape Breton fiddler Natalie MacMaster is one of the most versatile and exciting musicians on both the Folk music and Celtic music scenes. Natalie's live performances are a testament to her incredible musicianship and boundless energy, featuring foot-tapping rave-ups, heart-rending ballads, and world-class step dancing. A perfect way to spend St. Patrick's Eve!  Sponsored by WFUV Radio, Finn MacCool's and Mark Annunziata, P.C.  Premium $45 - Friends $40 | Standard $40 - Friends $35.  Buy all three shows in the World Beat Series and Save!

Arturo Sandoval.  Saturday, April 6, 2013.  8 PM.  Cuban born Arturo Sandoval is a protégé of the legendary jazz master Dizzy Gillespie and a six-time Grammy Award winner. He has evolved into one of the world's most acknowledged guardians of jazz trumpet and flugel horn, perfectly blending jazz music with rich Latin influences. Sponsored by Julie & Joel Greenblatt.  Premium $55 - Friends $50 | Standard $50 - Friends $45.  Buy all three shows in the World Beat Series and save!

“Jack and the Beanstalk” Children’s Opera.  Sunday, April 7, 2013.  2 PM.  This operatic version of the fairy tale Jack & the Beanstalk is based on scenes from operas by Giussepe Verdi. The well known story is set to masterpieces like Rigoletto and Un Ballo in Maschera while delivering the message of the importance of courage, kindness, family and friendship.  Children's Series Sponsored PM Pediatrics and Likeable Media. Program Sponsored by Sandy & Stephan Garber, Phyllis & Harry Manko and Bette Stetson.  Tickets $18 - Friends $15.  Buy all six Shows in the Children's Series and Save!

An Acoustic Evening with Dave Mason.  Saturday, April 13, 2013.  8 PM.  Dave Mason is a celebrated founding member of the legendary British Blues Rock band TRAFFIC and 2004 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee. Enjoy hearing "We Just Disagree" and all the music you love from Dave Mason - unplugged!  Acoustics on Main Series sponsored by The Tepper Family Foundation: Shelley, Ed, Jackie Tepper, Vice Presidents and WFUV Radio. Program sponsored by Ellen Brown & Bob Schwartz and Beth & Dan Eule.  Premium $55 - Friends $50 | Standard $50 - Friends $45.  Buy all three shows in the new Acoustics on Main series and save!

Broadway Spirit Created by Stephen DeAngelis.  Saturday, April 20, 2013.  8 PM.  Godspell and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat are not only two of the most popular musicals of all time, they touch audiences in personal and emotionally resonating ways. Shows have long explored spiritual journeys like those of Maria in The Sound of Music and Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof, resulting in some of Broadway's most memorable and inspirational songs. Produced and hosted especially for Landmark on Main Street by New York Casting Director Stephen DeAngelis, five of Broadway's finest vocalists will perform songs certain to fill the heart and lift your spirits!  Main Stage Series Sponsored by Fern & Hersh Cohen, Sandy & Eric Krasnoff, Jane & Martin Schwartz and Dot & Ed Slade. Program Sponsored by Sylvia & Neil Blumstein and Fay J. Lindner Foundation.  Premium $50 - Friends $45 | Standard $45 - Friends $40.  Buy all Four Shows in the Main Stage Series and Save!

John Hammond & David Lindley.  Saturday, April 27, 2013.  8 PM.  John Hammond is a 2011 Blues Hall of Fame Inductee and is a triple threat - vocal chops, harmonica and guitar playing that's described as a force of nature. David Lindley is well known as Jackson Browne's long-time collaborator, but in his solo career provides an electro-acoustic performance combines American folk, blues, and bluegrass traditions with elements from African, Arabic, Asian, Celtic, Malagasy, and Turkish musical sources. Together, Hammond and Lindley will provide an eclectic and electric night of Roots Rock. Hosted by WFUV's John Platt.  Roots Rock Series Sponsored by Bethpage Federal Credit Union and WFUV Radio. Program Sponsored by Beth & Dan Eule. This tour engagement of John Hammond is funded through the Mid Atlantic Tours program of Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation with support from the National Endowment for the Arts. Premium $50 - Friends $45 | Standard $45 - Friends $40.  Buy all Five Shows in the Roots Rock Series and Save!

Theatreworks USA’s “Martha Speaks.”  Sunday, April 28, 2013.  2 PM.  Martha was an ordinary dog until the day she ate a bowl full of alphabet soup. Something unusual happened: all those letters went up to Martha's brain instead of down to her stomach. And she became literally outspoken! Martha's clever way with words saves the day in this doggone funny new musical based on the delightful Martha Speaks series of books by Susan Meddaugh.  Children's Series Sponsored PM Pediatrics and Likeable Media.  Tickets $18 - Friends $15. Buy all six Shows in the Children's Series and Save!

Tony DeSare Sings Songs of Love.  Saturday, May 11, 2013.  8 PM.  Pop/Jazz crooner Tony DeSare is a Landmark favorite who melts hearts with his renditions of American Songbook standards (and especially love songs). It's easy to compare him to Harry Connick Jr. or Michael Bublé but he has his own unique style that brought raves from The New York Times and audiences everywhere.  Main Stage Series Sponsored by Fern & Hersh Cohen, Sandy & Eric Krasnoff, Jane & Martin Schwartz and Dot & Ed Slade. Program Sponsored by Garden City Hotel, Carol & Sandy Krieger and AD Lubow.  Premium $50 - Friends $45 | Standard $45 - Friends $40.  Buy all Four Shows in the Main Stage Series and Save!

Nellie McKay & Red Molly.  Saturday, May 18, 2013.  8 PM.  The gorgeous harmonies of Red Molly return to Landmark - this time Laurie MacAllister and Abbie Gardner will be joined by their "newest" Molly - Long Island native Molly Venter. Nellie McKay will make her first appearance at Landmark; her repertoire ranges from folk to Broadway to the Doris Day songbook. A fantastic double-bill that will cap our Fabulous Folk series with great humor and, well, a night of fabulous folk! Hosted by WFUV's John Platt.  Fabulous Folk Series Sponsored by WFUV Radio. Program Sponsored by Andrew Abramowitz, PLLC, H on the Harbor and Kay & Leo Ullman.  Premium $45 - Friends $40 | Standard $40 - Friends $35.  Buy all Four Shows in the Fabulous Folk Series and Save!

Megan Hilty.  Saturday, June 15, 2013.  8 PM.  Megan Hilty's star is rising. Currently cast as Ivy Lynn in NBC's musical drama Smash, Megan was also recently seen as Lorelei Lee, the diamond-loving blonde in the Encores! Production ofGentlemen Prefer Blondes. Her Broadway debut was as Glinda in Wicked and she also portrayed Doralee Rhodes in Broadway's 9 to 5: The Musical. We are so excited to welcome her to our stage for the first time to close our 2012-13 Season!  Main Stage Series Sponsored by Fern & Hersh Cohen, Sandy & Eric Krasnoff, Jane & Martin Schwartz and Dot & Ed Slade. Program Sponsored by Angela & Scott Jaggar, Fran & Larry Pierce and Joseph Labenson, CPA. Premium $50 - Friends $45 | Standard $45 - Friends $40.  Buy all Four Shows in the Main Stage Series and Save!

Tickets and information about all our events at 516-767-6444 or www.landmarkonmainstreet.org.

 

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