SUMMER AMPHITHEATER
     

Summer
Amphitheater
Location

John F. Kennedy Memorial Drive and Trevor Park, Yonkers


FREE Performances
8 pm
(doors open 7:30 pm)


FREE
Parking

at the Kennedy Marina, next to the Amphitheater entrance


An outdoor theater, next to the Museum, presenting Hudson River Museum
and City of Yonkers cultural events


 

 

 

Summer 2017    8 pm     FREE!

Music  •  Movies  •  Comedy  •  Drama

   
 
  July
 


Yonkers Philharmonic Orchestra

Fri
7

Yonkers own symphony orchestra directed by Conductor Tong Chen presents music inspired by flowers and nature, including the "Flower Duet" from the opera Lakmé.   

 

Romeo and Juliet

Sat
8

The most famous of love stories written by Shakespeare, the most famous of playwrights, mixes a feud, passion, and tragedy. Produced by Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival.  

 


Slavic Soul Party!

Fri
14

Balkan brass, funk grooves, Gypsy accordion, and jazz chops make Slavic Soul Party! New York City’s #1 brass band for Balkan Soul Gypsy Funk.

 

 


Willie Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

Sat
15

It’s a classic, and fun too. A visit to a chocolate factory is the Golden Ticket to success, as is this American musical fantasy film, with original story and screenplay by Roald Dahl. G, 1971

 


Milo Z Plays Razzamofunk

Fri
21
Milo Z, out of New York City, mixes funk, soul, rock, rap, and jazz to make "Razzamofunk" guaranteed to
get you moving and grooving.

 



National Comedy Theatre

Sat
22
An improvised comedy performance from audience suggestions, NCT is fast moving, interactive, and the most fun allowed by
New York law.

 



Singer, Songwriter Lucy Kaplansky

Fri
28
Popular record albums, successful gigs, and a penchant for bringing life’s experiences to her soulful vocals makes Kaplansky’s performance a summer star billing.

 

 

Edward Scissorhands

Sat
29

This classic Tim Burton movie tells the story of Edward,
an unfinished creation with scissor blades instead of real hands, is taken in by a suburban family and finds life
and love. PG, 1990

 

 

  August
 

 


Afro-Peruvian Percussion Ensemble

Fri
4
An all-star band brings us rhythms of the Peruvian coast from uplifting festejos to contrapunto de Zapateo (box drum counterpoint)

 

 

Games for the Mind with Marc Salem

Sat
5
With psychological techniques, a sharp eye, and quick wit, Salem engages you in mesmerizing Mind Games.

 


Spanglish Fly

Fri
11
The stage rings with New York City’s 1960s
brass-heavy, funky Latin Boogaloo. Love R&B, soul, mambo and son montuno? You’ll love Spanglish Fly!

 


Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

Sat
12
Story, visuals, and innovation are top notch in this Walt Disney film. The key: shrink the kids to a quarter of an inch and watch them cope, ingeniously. PG, 1989

 

 

Joey Berkley’s Bandits

Fri
18
Joey Berkley, from the Westchester Center for Jazz and Temporary Music, and his Bandits create sound rooted in the great
traditions of John Coltrane, Miles Davis, and Thelonious Monk.

 


Love’s Labour’s Lost

Sat
19
The hilarious Shakespearean comedy that forces gentlemen in love to keep love, food, and sleep at arm’s length.

 





Drama, Movie, and Music programs have been organized by the Hudson River Museum in association with