Performing Arts Council

The Performing Arts Council produces live, professional entertainment in two different venues at Riderwood.  The Encore Theater series is held every third Friday night of the month at 7:30 pm in the Encore Theater at Lakeside Commons.  Starting in July 2019 this series will meet in the Riderwood Chapel.  The time of events will remain the same, the third Friday night of the month at 7:30 pm. The PAC will continue in the Chapel until the reopening of the Lakeside Commons Community Building when we will move back to the Encore Theater.  The Chapel series consists of classical music and  is generally held the first Sunday of the month in the Chapel at 7:30 pm.   Click on the respective pages for more details on the schedule for each series.  Below you will see featured the upcoming concert in the Friday night popular series.


The PAC has decided to postpone both the March and April programs, we plan to resume in May.  These performances will be rescheduled and as soon as we have the new dates we will post.


Coming Attraction

Across a Barrier of Fear:  The Life of Eleanor Roosevelt

Portrayed by Jane VanBoskirk


March 20, 2020

7:30 pm

Encore Theater


The Performing Arts Council takes pleasure in announcing its first performance of the year in the reopened Encore Theater.  The performance is a play by Sharon Whitney.  The play traces the life of Eleanor Roosevelt from her lonely neglected childhood to the world stage.  The title of the play comes from Mrs. Roosevelt’s statement, Everything I ever did was always accomplished across a barrier of fear.

Jane VanBoskirk has performed searing dramas and musical comedies, queens and strumpets even a marmot.  However, researching and performing women in history has been her passion.

$10.00 tickets will be on sale from 4:30 p.m. till 6:00 p.m., Monday, March 16 and Tuesday, March 17  in all dining room lobbies from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm.

Tickets are now sold in lots A, B & C as well as special tickets for those with Walkers and those in Wheelchairs.  It is important to buy the appropriate ticket for your circumstance as these control access to the theater and ensure that you will actually get a seat for the performance.  For more information on ticket sales and various types of tickets and the effect on theater entrance, click here.







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