Saturday, March 16, 2024

Time: 7:00pm EST
First Reformed Church of Nyack
18 South Broadway, Nyack, NY 10960
Tickets: $45/$30

Join Alice Leon and her all-star band (Al Greene, Scott Petry, John Zarra, Dan Walker) as they explore the surprising story and timeless songs of the iconic Peggy Lee. "Fever," "I'm a Woman," "Big Spender," and more.

Special Rates at Hotel Nyack for ArtsRock Ticketholders
Phone: Hotel Front Desk: 845-675-8700
Reference Group Name: ArtsRock "The Cool Miss Peggy Lee"
Online: Click Here for Group Link
All reservations must be made by: Monday, March 11, 2024
Sigourney Weaver

Saturday, April 6, 2024

The ArtsRock Fundraising Gala - Celebrating 15 Years!

In Conversation with Elliott Forrest

Time: 7:00pm EST
The First Reformed Church, 18 South Broadway, Nyack, NY
Tickets: Conversation Only, Single Ticket - $75 / Conversation and VIP Gala, Single Ticket - $225 / Conversation and VIP Gala, Pair of Tickets - $400

BEFORE MARCH 1st
Early Bird Conversation and VIP Gala, Pair of Tickets - $375

7pm-8pm - Conversation
8pm-10pm - Gala Meet and Greet, Savory Snacks, Dessert, Libations, Fundraising

The Douglas McGrath Conversation Series

Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of GHOSTBUSTERS and the 45th Anniversary of ALIEN with the Golden Globe and Grammy-winning, Oscar and Tony-nominated actress SIGOURNEY WEAVER. Live on stage in Nyack, she'll discuss her life and her career in the theater and on screen with Peabody Award winning broadcaster and producer Elliott Forrest. This is a fundraising Gala for ArtsRock, having produced over 100 shows in Rockland County.

Special Rates at Hotel Nyack for ArtsRock Ticketholders
Phone: Hotel Front Desk: 845-675-8700
Reference Group Name: The ArtsRock Fundraising Gala
Online: Click Here for Group Link
All reservations must be made by: Monday, April 1, 2024
Songs of Hope

Saturday, April 20, 2024

ArtsRock presents

A portion of the proceeds to benefit Center for Safety and Change

Time: 8:00pm EST
Old Nyack High School Theater
131 N Midland Ave.
Nyack, NY
5th Ave. Entrance
Tickets: $60 Premium/$35 General

Tony winner Cady Huffman, who played Ulla in the smash Broadway hit THE PRODUCERS and played herself on CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM, comes to Nyack to share the stage with a host of high wattage talented ladies. Songs for the night will reflect hope, love and promise. This special evening will help benefit CENTER FOR SAFETY AND CHANGE and will be hosted by Nancy Giles from CBS SUNDAY MORNING.

featuring
Cady Huffman, Tony Winner (The Producers, Will Rogers Follies)
Georgia Stitt, Composer, Pianist, Conductor
Mayra Casales, Percussionist, Singer
Rita Harvey (Phantom of the Opera, Fiddler on the Roof)
... and more.

Hosted by Nancy Giles, CBS Sunday Morning

Howard Shore

Saturday, May 18, 2024

ArtsRock and Rivertown Film Society present

In Conversation with Elliott Forrest

Oscar and Grammy winning film composer of LORD OF THE RINGS and THE HOBBIT films, SILENCE OF THE LAMBS, PHILADELPHIA, MRS. DOUBTFIRE, HUGO, THE DEPARTED, ED WOOD and others.

Time: 8:00pm EST
The Nyack Center, 58 Depew Ave, Nyack, NY 10960
Tickets: $35

Award-winning film composer Howard Shore joins Peabody Award-winning broadcaster Elliott Forrest on stage in Nyack to discuss his long and amazing career. Film clips will be featured and highlight his work from being the first Music Director of Saturday Night Live to film work with directors David Cronenberg, Martin Scorsese, Tim Burton, Tom Hanks, Jonathan Demme and Peter Jackson. They will also discuss Mr. Shore's influences by film composers of the past. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for those who love the power and creativity of film music.

Special Rates at Hotel Nyack for ArtsRock Ticketholders
Phone: Hotel Front Desk: 845-675-8700
Reference Group Name: ArtsRock & Rivertown Film Society
Online: Click Here for Group Link
All reservations must be made by: Monday, May 13, 2024

Virtual Events

Lewis Black

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In Conversation with Elliott Forrest

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Now available for rental or purchase in SD or HD on Amazon.

Lewis Black, America's angriest funnyman, joins ArtsRock for an intimate (rant filled) evening of conversation and laughs. Elliott Forrest, WQXR Radio Personality and ArtsRock's Executive Director, interviews Mr. Black about his life, his career and perhaps some politics. 56 minutes. 2020.

Director: Patrick Heaphy
Starring: Elliott Forrest, Lewis Black
Genres: Arts, Entertainment, and Culture, Special Interest
Subtitles: English [CC]
Audio Language: English

Eddie Izzard

Now Streaming Online

in a Global Online Conversation with Elliott Forrest

Streaming On Demand
Tickets: $15 US - 48-Hour Rental

Eddie Izzard is the much-loved actor and comedian, receiving rave accolades for her stand-up and work on stage, screen and stand-up. She's also a relentless runner, finishing multiple marathons on multiple days, raising money and awareness. Eddie, who recently changed her pronouns, talked with Peabody Award-winning host Elliott Forrest about her life, work and dreams. This was a Global Online Conversation giving fans world-wide the opportunity to ask Eddie questions.

This event was in support of the Arts in Rockland County, NY, Phyllis B. Frank Pride Center of Rockland and Eddie's Charities.

Itzhak & Toby Perlman At Home With Friends

Now Streaming Online

Streaming On Demand
Tickets: $15 USD

11am/LA 2pm/NY 7pm/UK

Join ITZHAK PERLMAN, wife Toby, and special guests in an online conversation about their extraordinary work and lives, how they've coped and adapted to quarantine, and what's next as the world begins to reopen. Enjoy exclusive clips from AN EVENING WITH ITZHAK PERLMAN. Hosted by Elliott Forrest, with actor F. Murray Abraham, conductors Marin Alsop and Leonard Slatkin, flutists Sir James Galway and Lady Jeanne, violinist Sean Lee, and Rockland Conservatory of Music Executive Director Marigene Kettler.

The Perlman Music Program logo

Proceeds from the event benefit ArtsRock and The Perlman Music Program.

Phylicia Rashad

Now Streaming Online

In Conversation With Elliott Forrest

Streaming On Demand
Tickets: Starting at $1 ($10 Recommended)

A conversation with the Tony-winning actress who became a household name when she portrayed Claire Huxtable on The Cosby Show. She received an Emmy nomination for her work on This is Us and has been a force on the stage, including Broadway. Most recently she was heard in Richard II, the 2020 Shakespeare on the Radio collaboration between The Public Theater and WNYC.

ArtsRock aims to bring its programs to all audiences and allows you to "pay what you can," for a ticket price starting at $1 or a higher price that suits your budget (recommended ticket price is $10). Ticket prices are per household. If multiple people will be viewing, please consider a higher ticket price in support of our mission and outstanding programming.

Songs of Protest 4

Now Streaming Online

Streaming On Demand
Tickets: Free, $15, or $50 (per household)

This is the fourth annual celebration of the power of music to change society. This year's concert features Branford Marsalis, Suzanne Vega, Lady Jeanne and Sir James Galway, violinist Kelly Hall-Tompkins, Tom Chapin, The Chapin Sisters, Billy Roues, Lorena Mann, Lula Pilar, Sam Waymon, Rita Harvey and Neil Berg, Adam Falcon, John Forster, Michael Mark, Alice Leon and a few surprises.

ArtsRock aims to bring its programs to all audiences and allows you to choose the price that suits your budget. Ticket prices are per household. If multiple people will be viewing, please consider purchasing a $15 or $50 ticket in support of our mission and outstanding programming.

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