WHITE PLAINS PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
11 City Place, 3rd floor, (914) 328-1600,
Membership at White Plains Performing Arts Center is about more than discounts and opportunities. It is about a commitment to the arts. It is about an understanding that the arts are a valuable resource to our community. Members at WPPAC are making an investment in the future of the arts.
Membership at WPPAC does also come with a few perks:
• 10% Discount on all tickets at WPPAC (excluding guest productions and fundraising events)
• Exclusive access to WPPAC Pre-sale
• Recognition for your contribution in our playbill
• Invitation to special pre- and post-show talkbacks with members of the production
As a special incentive to our inaugural class of members, anyone who signs up for membership by September 1, 2014 will receive two complimentary tickets to each of our performances in our inaugural play reading series.
Total Cost: $100 for a 1-year membership
Select MainStage programming has been designated for special, members-only presale. These events, marked with an asterisk (*) below, have premium seating set aside for WPPAC Members. This seating will become available to the general public on September 1, 2014.
Other seating options are available NOW,
but to become a member and guarantee your favorite seats.
October 10 - 26
A musical thriller, Sweeney Todd tells the infamous tale of an unjustly exiled barber who returns to 19th century London seeking revenge against the vile judge who robbed him of his family. This provocative, new production allows the audience a glimpse inside the psychosis of a man driven to the edge when he loses everything.
A new vision of a modern classic, reimagined and directed by WPPAC Producing Artistic Director Jeremy Quinn.
October 23 at 8 pm
NAKD STAGE READING - The Cocktail Party
This portrait of the age of anxiety in modern life searches the shadows of the soul that lie beneath the surface of human hearts and minds. In blank verse, poet and playwright T.S. Eliot portrays a society devoid of connection as “an undentified guest” appears at a cocktail party in the home of a man and wife who have fallen out of love with each other and the life of indulgent complacency.
November 7 - 9
PRESENTED BY THE WPPAC CONSERVATORY THEATRE
Elle Woods appears to have it all. Her life is turned upside-down, however, when her boyfriend dumps her so he can start getting serious about his life and attend Harvard Law. Determined to get him back, Elle uses her charm to get into Harvard Law. At school, she struggles with peers, professors, and Warner Huntington. With the help of Paulette and Emmett, though, Elle quickly realizes her potential and sets out to prove herself to the world.
November 15 at 6:30 pm
SAVE THE DATE!
WPPAC 2014 GALA - Vegas Night in White Plains
Roll the dice, play the slots and spin the wheel to benefit the White Plains Performing Arts Center. Elvis, Judy, Frank, Dean, Sammy and Marilyn invite you to play slot machines, roulette, blackjack and poker while listening to some of your favorite Vegas entertainment.
Silent Auction, Raffle Prizes, Food and Drinks will complete the perfect Vegas experience without having to fly out of town.
November 20 at 8 pm
NAKD STAGE READING - The Diary of Anne Frank
Adapted from Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl, edited by Otto Frank. Winner of the 1956 Pulitzer Prize, Tony Award, Critics Circle Award, and virtually every other coveted prize of the theatre. Very few plays have moved the Broadway critics to write such glowing notices, receiving the unanimous acclaim of all the top New York reviewers.
November 21 at 8 pm & November 22 at 2 pm
My Life on a Diet starring Renee Taylor
Hollywood legend, Renee Taylor returns to WPPAC and takes the audience on a trip through her 60+ year career from movies, The Tonight Show, Broadway, her iconic role as “Sylvia”, Fran Drescher’s over-bearing, food loving mother on the hit TV series,The Nanny and “Ted Mosby”’s neighbor, “Mrs. Matsen”, on How I Met Your Mother. Throughout this trip, her perseverance & dieting (as well as her 47 year marriage to actor/director Joe Bologna), have been the true constants in her life. The journey includes dieting advice she received from Hollywood stars including Joan Crawford and Marilyn Monroe, as well as stories of many other stars she knew and with whom she worked. This is a hilarious and nostalgic tour de force show with video & slides that is not to be missed! Written by Renee Taylor & Joe Bologna. Directed by Joe Bologna (Bermuda Avenue Triangle, If You Ever Leave Me, I’m Going With You, Lovers and Other Strangers).
December 19 - January 4
DISNEY's The Little Mermaid*
NY Regional Premiere
In a magical kingdom beneath the sea, the beautiful young mermaid Ariel longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above. Based on one of Hans Christian Anderson's most beloved stories, with music by eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken, it's a hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages. Disney's The Little Mermaid will capture your heart with its timeless tale and irresistible songs including "Under the Sea," "Kiss the Girl" and "Part of Your World."
Support the WPPAC
If you appreciate live theatre, we ask you to consider making a tax-deductible donation to the WPPAC.
Only 53% of their costs are covered by ticket prices. They need your help to cover the rest. For as little as $50, $100 or $150 a year, you can help support your hometown theatre.
White Plains Performing Arts Center is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit arts organization.
Your gift is tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.