Friday, October 4, 2013

October Events at the Kate in Old Saybrook

Event: Salt Marsh Opera presents: Don Pasquale
Date(s): Oct 04 - Oct 06
Time: 7pm Friday, 3pm Sunday
Prices $55/$65
Info Marked a comic masterpiece at its Paris premier in 1843, Donizetti's Don Pasquale remains equally fresh and funny today with Salt Marsh Opera's full-scale production. With a full orchestra and a talented cast of singers, Don Pasquale will enchant audiences of all ages with gorgeous music and hilarious plot twists Don't miss this marvel.
Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center
300 Main Street
Old Saybrook, CT 06475
Phone: 877-503-1286
Website: www.thekate.org

Event: MET in HD: Eugene Onegin 
Date: Saturday, Oct. 05
Time: 12:55 pm (Simulcast)
Price: $28
Info: Anna Netrebko and Mariusz Kwiecien star as the lovestruck Tatiana and the imperious Onegin in Deborah Warner's new production of Tchaikovsky's fateful romance. In this adaptation, the audience is pulled into the lives of characters from every walk of life, as the show moves episodically from old-fashioned farmhouses to elegant and extravagant ballrooms.
Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center
300 Main Street
Old Saybrook, CT 06475
Phone: 877-503-1286
Website: www.thekate.org


Event: MET in HD Encore: Eugene Onegin 
Date: Tuesday, Oct. 08
Time: 12:55 pm
Price: $25
Info: Anna Netrebko and Mariusz Kwiecien star as the lovestruck Tatiana and the imperious Onegin in Deborah Warner's new production of Tchaikovsky's fateful romance. In this adaptation, the audience is pulled into the lives of characters from every walk of life, as the show moves episodically from old-fashioned farmhouses to elegant and extravagant ballrooms.
Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center
300 Main Street
Old Saybrook, CT 06475
Phone: 877-503-1286
Website: www.thekate.org


Event: NT Live: Othello 
Date: Wednesday, Oct. 09 
Time: 7:00 pm
Price: $20
Info: The National Theatre presents a major new production of William Shakespeare's celebrated play about the destructive power of jealousy.
Olivier Award-winning actor Adrian Lester (Henry V at the National Theatre, BBC's Hustle) takes the title role.
Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center
300 Main Street
Old Saybrook, CT 06475
Phone: 877-503-1286
Website: www.thekate.org


Event: John Lennon Re-Imagined featuring The Nutopians
Date: Thursday, Oct. 10
Time: 7:30 pm
Price: $45
Info: One day after what would have been John's 73rd birthday, the Nutopians (formerly the John Lennon Song Project) return to the site of their 2010 sellout debut performance. A unique and compelling 8-piece ensemble that celebrates the genius and artistry of John Lennon with exquisite renditions of songs from his Beatles and his solo years, the band has inspired a whole new appreciation for the icon's music.
Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center
300 Main Street
Old Saybrook, CT 06475
Phone: 877-503-1286
Website: www.thekate.org


Event: Michael Johnson
Date: Friday, Oct. 11
Time: 8:00 pm
Prices: $20/$25
Info: His voice will immediately identify him as the man who sings "Bluer Than Blue", "Give Me Wings", "That's That", "This Night Won't Last Forever" and other landmark songs. But more than all of that, his music shows a diversity, depth and heart that only come from years of dedication to a labor of love.
Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center
300 Main Street
Old Saybrook, CT 06475
Phone: 877-503-1286
Website: www.thekate.org


Event: John Mayall
Date: Saturday, Oct. 12 
Time 8:00 pm
Prices: $70/$75
Info: John Mayall, revered blues innovator and legendary progenitor of the white-boy British blues--whose band, the Bluesbreakers, has at one time or another contained such names as Mick Fleetwood, Mick Taylor, Peter Green, John McVie, Coco Montoya, and Eric Clapton; comes to the Kate. Mayall's life and career have inspired countless musicians - come see why!
Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center
300 Main Street
Old Saybrook, CT 06475
Phone: 877-503-1286
Website: www.thekate.org

Event: Kate Classic: Sylvia Scarlett
Date: Wednesday, Oct. 16
Time: 2pm, 4pm, 7pm
Price: $8
Info: Sylvia Scarlett is a 1935 romantic comedy film starring Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant, based on The Early Life and Adventures of Sylvia Scarlett, a novel by Compton MacKenzie. Directed by George Cukor, it was notorious as one of the most famous unsuccessful movies of the 1930s. Hepburn plays the title role of Sylvia Scarlett, a female con artist masquerading as a boy to escape the police.
Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center
300 Main Street
Old Saybrook, CT 06475
Phone: 877-503-1286
Website: www.thekate.org

Event: Art Garfunkel SOLD OUT
Date(s): Oct 17 - Oct 18
Time: 7:30pm Thursday / 8 pm Friday
Price: $42
Info: Be a part of "An Intimate Evening with Art Garfunkel" as you join an acoustic rehearsal with songs, anecdotes, prose and a unique audience Q&A session.
Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center
300 Main Street
Old Saybrook, CT 06475
Phone: 877-503-1286
Website: www.thekate.org

Event: Tim Shelton & New Found Road
Date: Saturday, Oct. 19
Time: 8:00 pm
Price: $25
Info: After leading one of the most popular and exciting Bluegrass and Acoustic
bands in recent years, bandleader and co-founder of NewFound Road, Tim
Shelton has created an exciting new show that encompasses Americana, Soul, Country and Roots music.
Famed music critic and writer, Robert K. Oermann stated "there's not a more soulful singer in Bluegrass than Tim Shelton".
Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center
300 Main Street
Old Saybrook, CT 06475
Phone: 877-503-1286
Website: www.thekate.org

Event: Mystic Ballet presents G.R.A.B.
Date: Sunday, Oct. 20
Time: 3:00 pm
Prices: $30/$35
Info: Mystic Ballet's intention is to take hold of the audience - exhilarate, inspire and awaken the spirit, with a tapas of diverse flavors to please the most discerning palate. Experience the best of contemporary dance with 4 works by today's most poignant choreographers.
Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center
300 Main Street
Old Saybrook, CT 06475
Phone: 877-503-1286
Website: www.thekate.org

Event: National Theatre: MacBeth
Date: Thursday, Oct. 24
Time: 7:00 pm
Price: $20
Info: Broadcast by the National Theatre of London:
National Theatre Live will broadcast Manchester International Festival's electrifying production of Macbeth, with Kenneth Branagh (My Week With Marilyn, Hamlet) in his first Shakespeare performance in over a decade as Macbeth, and Alex Kingston (Doctor Who, ER) as Lady Macbeth.
Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center
300 Main Street
Old Saybrook, CT 06475
Phone: 877-503-1286
Website: www.thekate.org


Event: Hollywood All-Stars
Date: Friday, Oct. 25
Time: 8:00 pm
Price: $35
Info: Take advantage of a rare opportunity to see and hear musicians who've played with Sting, The Allman Brothers, Sypro Gyra, Celine Dion, Stevie Wonder, Blood Sweat & Tears and Sheryl Crow (to name just a few) when The Hollywood All-star Band performs in the intimate setting of the lovely, Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center on Friday, October 25th at 8pm.
Portion of the Proceeds to Benefit the Charter Oak Family Fund .
Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center
300 Main Street
Old Saybrook, CT 06475
Phone: 877-503-1286
Website: www.thekate.org

Event: Cash is King
Date: Saturday, Oct. 26
Time 8:00 pm
Prices: $30/$32
Info: "Cash Is King" an extraordinary Johnny Cash Tribute Show that brings you back to the era of Johnny Cash and the Tennessee Three with a focus on the Sun Records and 60's Prison concerts time period. Ever since the Award Winning bio-pic "WALK THE LINE" there has been an ever growing interest in the music of Johnny Cash. People who never had the chance to witness Cash live now have an opportunity to relive the magic and experience what once was.
Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center
300 Main Street
Old Saybrook, CT 06475
Phone: 877-503-1286
Website: www.thekate.org

Event: MET in HD: The Nose Date: Saturday, Oct. 26
Time: 12:55 pm
Price: $28
Info: William Kentridge stormed the Met with his inventive production of Shostakovich's opera during its inaugural run in 2010. Now Paulo Szot reprises his acclaimed performance of a bureaucrat, whose satirical misadventures in search of his missing nose are based on Gogol's comic story.
Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center
300 Main Street
Old Saybrook, CT 06475
Phone: 877-503-1286
Website: www.thekate.org


Event: The Big Book Club Frighteningly Delicious Author Event
Date: Sunday, Oct. 27
Time: 10:30am-3pm
Price: $55
Info Join bestselling authors for a Halloween event including gourmet lunch! Hear lively presentations by Suzanne Palmieri (Hayes), author of The Witch of Little Italy and I'll Be Seeing You; B.A. Shapiro, author of The Art Forger; Brunonia Barry, author of The Lace Reader and The Map of True Places; and Roberta Isleib (aka Lucy Burdette), author of the Key West Food Critic murder mysteries. Psychic Medium Angelina Diana will talk about spirit communications and perform random readings throughout the audience. Meet authors Paul Ferrante, Last Ghost at Gettysburg, Sydney Sherman, You Are Not Alone, and a coven of other writers. There will be book signings, interactive puzzle painting by The Drunken Palette and more fun activities to benefit the Terri Brodeur Breast Cancer Foundation. Ticket price includes a gourmet box lunch and dessert. Cash bar, themed cocktails.
Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center
300 Main Street
Old Saybrook, CT 06475
Phone: 877-503-1286
Website: www.thekate.org

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