The Noel S. Ruiz Theatre Announces Season 43, Including PIPPIN, ANNIE, and More

The Noel S. Ruiz Theatre Announces Season 43, Including PIPPIN, ANNIE, and MoreWhile only half way through its current season which will conclude with ON THE TOWN and the Long Island Premiere of BULLETS OVER BROADWAY, along with a Children's Theatre Production of WIZARD OF OZ, their annual MISCAST CABARET Fundraiser, and their CM Teens production of LES MISERABLES SCHOOL EDITION, The Noel S. Ruiz Theatre is excited to announce what's in store for the Fall/Winter Season! All Tickets will go on sale July 9th, unless you become a Subscriber, then you can get priority access to tickets and secure the same seats for every performance. If Interested in becoming a Subscriber and saving money, call the Box Office at 631-218-2810.

MAIN STAGE:
The Rat Pack Lounge (Long Island Premiere)
September 8 - September 23
Frank, Dean, and Sammy are up in Heaven, but God tells them they have left some unfinished business back on Earth. It seems Frank made an unfulfilled promise to Vic, the owner of The Rat Pack Lounge. Now he and the boys have one night to make things right.
This charming, song filled musical mixes "It's a Wonderful Life" and "Ocean's Eleven" in a swanky Martini glass!
With over 30 hit songs, such as "Come Fly With Me", "Bye Bye Blackbird", "Volare", "My Way", "High Hopes", and more, you'll be singin', swingin', and savorin' the days of highballs and high rollers.


Phantom
October 13 - November 3

The Tony Award Winners of NINE The Musical take on the Gaston Leroux novel in an intriguing way that has dazzled audiences world wide. Immerse yourself in this bloody melodrama about the frightening caped and masked ˜phantom' living in the depths of The Paris Opera. The Phantom (Eric) lives for beautiful music and is mesmerized by a young and beautiful soprano, Christine. He offers to train the girl and make her into one of the greatest singer's Paris has ever seen. With a change in management at the Paris Opera, Christine finds herself the target of a revolting diva named Carlotta and her husband Cholet. With a chilling score and a timeless tale, Phantom is sure to dazzle and delight...and possibly...fright.


Annie The Musical
November 17 - December 23

Based on the popular comic strip by Harold Gray, Annie has become a worldwide phenomenon and was the winner of seven Tony Awards. With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms everyone's hearts despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City. She is determined to find the parents who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of a New York City Orphanage that is run by the cruel, embittered Miss Hannigan. With the help of the other girls in the Orphanage, Annie escapes to the wondrous world of NYC. In adventure after fun-filled adventure, Annie foils Miss Hannigan's evil machinations ... and even befriends President Franklin Delano Roosevelt! She finds a new home and family in billionaire Oliver Warbucks, his personal secretary Grace Farrell, and a lovable mutt named Sandy.

Pippin - January 12 - February 2
Marrying the musical genius of Stephen Schwartz and the mastertul energy of Bob Fosse, PIPPIN transports the audience through time and space as we follow a mysterious traveling carnival, led by a tantalizing Leading Player, to tell the story of Pippin. Pippin, a young prince, is on a quest to derive meaning and purpose out of his self-de­scribed extraordinary life. Intrigue and plots to bring disaster ensue as Pippin is led closer and closer to our Grand Finale by the ever alluring Leading Player. Featuring humor, romance, illusion, fantasy, battles, and most of all magic, PIPPIN will leave you with a Finale they won't soon forget.


CHILDREN'S THEATRE:
Tea By The Sea - Saturday September 15th at 2PM
Please come help everyone's favorite crab Sebastian as he needs some Human assistance teaching a Mermaid how to live above the sea! This interactive event includes a snack and a take home craft!

Pirate Adventure - Saturday September 22nd at 2PM
Boys and girls, our pirate crew is back, this time joined by the notorious Pirate Queens for an all new adventure. We hope you will come aboard and be part of our true Pirate Adventure...with a twist!

Wild West Hoedown - Saturday September 29th at 2PM
Pick out your best Country attire and join us for a kickin' good time at our first ever Wild West Hoedown! Don't forget your boots as we will be teaching you some fun line dances. Wear your holsters and bring your lassos, we'll supply the hats!

Halloween Spooktacular - Saturday October 20th at 2PM, Sunday October 21st at 11AM, Satuday October 27th at 2PM
Hosted by your favorite ghosts, goblins and ghouls! Come in your favorite Halloween costume and join us for an interactive event to get you in the Halloween spirit! This event will include face painting, games, and more!

My Christmas Elf, The Musical - Saturday December 1st, 8th, 15th, and 22nd at 11AM, Wednesday December 26th at 2PM
Join Mittens - the best Toy Maker in the workshop, on a journey as he learns how to be a Family Elf. As Mittens endures many funny trials and tribulations, he not only starts a new family tradition, but also discovers the true magic of Christmas. This hilarious musical will be sure to get your feet tapping and your heart believing in the real gifts Christmas brings to us!

Under the Big Top Extravaganza - Saturday January 26th and February 2nd at 11AM
We waited all year for its return. The lights, the sounds, the glitter of...you guessed it: The Circus! It truly was "The Greatest Show on Earth". Now is your chance to create new circus memories with your family and join us this winter as we bring you our Under the Big Top Extravaganza. Seating is limited.


SPECIAL EVENTS:
Taste of Italy - Sunday October 7th at 7PM
Join us for an evening filled with samplings of Italian Foods, Italian Entertainment, and clips from some of your favorite Italian Movies. Look for our mini Fall Auction in the VIP section that evening as well. Doors open at 7PM

The Rocky Horror Show Live On Stage - Saturday October 13th and 27th, Friday October 26th and November 2nd. All Shows at Midnight
Back for its Fifteenth Year, don't miss The Rocky Horror Show live on The Noel S. Ruiz Theatre stage.

The New Years Eve Gala - New Years Eve, Doors open at 8PM
It's a tradition here at The Noel S. Ruiz Theatre! Come ring in the New Year with us!. Live Cabaret, Dancing, Lavish Cocktail Reception, Dessert & Coffee, Free flowing Beer, Wine, and Soda, plus a Champagne Toast. Satellite feed of the Times Square Ball Drop.


LIMITED ENGAGEMENTS:
Winter Wonderettes - Saturday December 8th at 7:30PM, Sunday December 9th and 16th at 2PM, Friday December 14th at 7:30PM
It's 1968 and The Wonderettes are back! This seasonal celebration finds the girls entertaining at the Annual Harper's Hardware Holiday Party. When the Santa doesn't show, the girls use their talent and creative ingenuity to save the holiday party! Featuring Great 60's versions of holiday classics such as "Santa Claus is Coming to Town", "Jingle Bell Rock", "Run, Rudolph, Run", and "Winter Wonderland", the result is, of course, marvelous! This energetic and glittering holiday package is guaranteed to delight audiences of all ages. It's the perfect way to kick off the Holiday Season with the whole family.

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