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This Weekend: Gift Yourself with Live Entertainment
Bright Star Touring Theatre's
Holidays Around the World
WHEN: DECEMBER 14, 1:00 PM. Free pre-show creative activities begin at 12:15 p.m. WHERE: Shea Center for Performing Arts, 300 Pompton Road, Wayne Buy Tickets
From Kwanzaa to Christmas to The Festival of Lights, this unique production offers people a look into the celebrations that occur around the globe during this special time of year. Audience volunteers help to bring in the Chinese New Year with a colorful dragon, while the Lori festival brings to the stage colorful costumes and stories from India. Celebrate holidays from all over the globe – the Lohri Festival, St. Lucia Day, Hanukkah, and more!
Appropriate for ages 5 and up.
WHEN:DECEMBER 14, 8:00 PM WHERE: Shea Center for Performing Arts, 300 Pompton Road, Wayne Buy Tickets
Scot Bruce, recognized as the country’s preeminent Elvis performer, and his amazing rockin’ band, meticulously and respectfully recreate the high-energy musical and visual excitement of Elvis’ pre-Vegas career, right down to the vintage instruments and grease in the hair. This riveting and ROCKIN’ holiday tribute concert features the wonderful Christmas songs recorded by Elvis Presley - such as ‘Santa Bring My Baby Back,’ ‘Blue Christmas’, and more! A show guaranteed to have you ALL SHOOK UP!
WP PRESENTS AND JAZZ ROOM SERIES SPECIAL PRESENTATION
John Pizzarelli and Catherine Russell: Nat King Cole and the Ladies of Song
WHEN: DECEMBER 15, 4:00PM*
WHERE: Shea Center for Performing Arts, 300 Pompton Road, Wayne
TICKETS: 20% OFF REGULAR PRICE TICKETS FOR SENIOR CITIZENS AND WILLIAM PATERSON EMPLOYEES BY CALLING OR VISITING THE BOX OFFICE. Buy Tickets
The powerful duo of John Pizzarelli and Catherine Russell pay homage to Nat King Cole and iconic singers like Billie Holiday, Dinah Washington, Ella Fitzgerald, Peggy Lee, Carmen McRae, and many others. Together, they perform Nat King Cole’s most memorable hits, along with the timeless works from the Ladies of Song.
*Sittin' In Meet-the-Artist Session takes place at 3:00 p.m. in the Shea 101 Recital Hall.