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 Encore Theater in Lakeside Commons

Coming Attraction

Karen Akers & Alex Rybeck

Friday, June 21, 2019

7:30 pm

Encore Theater, Lakeside Commons

Karen,, an award-winning singer and actor, starred in two Broadway hits, “Nine” and “Grand Hotel.”  In films, she played a nightclub chanteuse in Woody Allen’s “The Purple Rose of Cairo,” and was Jack Nicholson’s mistress in “Heartburn.” TV viewers have seen her in such shows as Cheers, Hart to Hart, and Great Performances.

For the past several decades, Karen has been one of the reigning queens of cabaret, performing in every major venue in New York as well as nationally and internationally. With accompanist Alex Rybeck, her eclectic program in the Chapel will include selections from Broadway, the Great American Songbook, and diversions with French songs. Alex is well known to Riderwood audiences; for over a dozen years, he has brought stars he works with here to perform.

$5.00 tickets will be on sale from 4:30 p.m. till 6:00 p.m., Monday, June 17 and Tuesday, June 18 in all dining room lobbies from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm.

Tickets are now sold in lots A, B & C. This means that A ticket holders are seated first; then B’s and finally C’s. For the best seats and to assure that you actually get a ticket, buy your tickets on Monday.







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