This Summer at BroadHollow Theatre

CarottaCarol Carotta in The Odd Couple. image: Marian Waller

Broadway is great, but you don’t need to leave The Island for great stage performances this summer. Head out to the BroadHollow Threatre in Elmont, where you’ll laugh, cry and tap your feet all summer long.

The Odd Couple – Female Version
May 23-June 7

Grab the girls because Florence Unger and Olive Madison are back in action — with a modern twist. In the updated version of Neil Simon’s comedy classic, the play begins with a night of Trivial Pursuit instead of poker and the Pidgeon sisters have been replaced by Constanzuela brothers. You’ll still laugh your butt off.

Price: $23 for adults, $21 for seniors, $18 for students and $14 for children 12 and under in advance; $25 for all ages at the door. Group rates available.

Dates: Saturday, May 23 at 8pm
Sunday, May 24 at 2:30pm
Wednesday, May 27 at 2pm
Friday, May 29 at 8pm
Saturday, May 30 at 8pm
Sunday, May 31at 2:30pm
Saturday, June 6 at 8pm
Sunday, June 7 at 2:30pm

Rainmaker

Image: Evan Donnellan and Georgia Berny in The Rainmaker (Credit: Marian Waller)

The Rainmaker
July 11-26

Set in a drought-ridden Texas town during the Great Depression, The Rainmaker tells a captivating story of love and family. Plain Lizzie Curry meets trickster traveler Starbuck, who promises to bring rain to her family’s ever-dry town, for a price. Against her better judgement, Lizzie even finds herself falling for him. Starbuck’s arrival forces her to start looking at herself in a new way.

Price:  $23 for adults, $21 for seniors, $18 for students and $14 for children 12 and under in advance; $25 for all ages at the door. Group rates available.

Dates: Saturday, July 11 at 8pm
Sunday, July 12 at 2:30pm
Friday, July 17 at 8pm
Saturday, July 18 at 8pm
Sunday, July 19 at 2:30pm
Wednesday, July 22 at 2pm
Saturday, July 25 at 8pm
Sunday, July 26 at 2:30pm

The Music Man
Aug. 8-23

River City is coming to BroadHallow, and you can bet there will be trouble! Beat the heat by coming out for this All-American Broadway classic about con man Harold Hill, who pretends to be a boys’ band organizer and leader. He sells band instruments and uniforms to the naive Iowa townsfolk with the promise to train members of the new band. There’s one problem: Harold is not a musician, and he plans to leave town without giving any music lessons.

Price: are $25 for adults, $23 for seniors, $18 for students, and $14 for children 12 and under in advance; $28 at the door. Group rates available.

Dates: Saturday, August 8th at 8pm
Sunday, August 9 at 2:30pm
Friday, August 14 at 8pm
Saturday, August 15 at 8pm
Sunday, August 16 at 2:30pm
Wednesday, August 19 at 2pm
Saturday, August 22 at 8pm
Sunday, August 23 at 2:30pm

I Do! I Do!

Sept. 5-20

Consider this the epilogue to your summer wedding schedule. I Do! I Do! focuses on the ups and downs Agnes and Michael Snow experienced during their fifty-year marriage from 1895-1945. The set consists only of their bedroom, which is dominated by a large fourposter bed.

Prices: $25 for adults, $23 for seniors, $18 for students, and $14 for children 12 and under in advance; $28 at the door.  Group rates available.

Dates: Saturday, September 5 at 8pm
Sunday, September 6 at 2:30pm
Friday, September 11 at 8pm
Saturday, September 12 at 8pm
Sunday, September 13 at 2:30pm
Wednesday, September 16 at 2pm
Saturday, September 19 at 8pm
Sunday, September 20 at 2:30pm

 

beth ann clyde

beth ann clyde

Beth Ann Clyde is a social strategist of Long Island Pulse. Have a story idea or just want to say hello? Email bethann@lipulse.com or reach out on Twitter @BAClyde.