Rosen Performing Arts Center

Summer Concert Series 2018

Enjoy 8 weeks of fabulous concerts on Thursday nights at the Rosen performing arts center.  The 2018 Summer Concert Series is filled with performers who've won numerous awards and travel the world with their music.  You need only to take a short ride to the Y to enjoy their many talents!

Subscription renewal emails for 2017 subscribers will be sent on April 15.  Subscribers will have until April 30 to renew subscriptions and keep the same seats from last year. New subscriptions go on sale May 1.

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July 12, 7:00pm
THE ILLUSIONS OF LYN

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Lyn’s spectacular, eye-defying illusions are simply astounding. The Boston Citadel raved: "completely astonishing." Lincoln Center said: "We were completely spellbound!" Citadel Broadcasting declared "flawless and matchless." She’s won awards from the Academy of Magic, the Society of American Magicians, and the International Magician’s Society. Come and find out why!!
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July 19, 7:00pm

KAREN LUSCHAR

CHASING RAINBOWS: THE SONGS OF JUDY GARLAND
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With her dynamic three octave range, singer, dancer, actress Karen Luschar, has been seen on Broadway in Phantom, Cabaret, West Side Story, and My Fair Lady. She spent three years in Never-Neverland performing in Peter Pan and another three years in Camelot with Richard Harris and then Robert Goulet. Spend some time with her in Wayne as she pays tribute to the "greatest of entertainers," Judy Garland.

July 26, 7:00pm
TWO ON TAP

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With undeniable chemistry, high energy, gorgeous vocals, effortless harmony, great costuming, and exciting choreography, this duo has delighted audiences across the USA. In Oregon, the "audience went wild about the charm, the wit, the song, the dance." The New Orleans Times cheered: "enchanting, energetic, and simply adorable." NY found them "absolutely delightful." In California, "people were literally bopping in their seats." You’ll be bopping too!

August 2, 7:00pm

A BAND CALLED HONALEE

THE FOLK MUSIC REVIVAL OF THE '50s AND '60s
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This folk trio celebrates not only the music and legacy of Peter, Paul & Mary, but also their colleagues - Bob Dylan, Simon and Garfunkel, Pete Seeger, Joan Baez, Joni Mitchell, The Mamas and the Papas, Judy Collins, and The Weavers. By reinvigorating their iconic songs with fresh harmonies and fun personalities, the troupe brings this vital American music back to life. "Simply captivating!"

August 9, 7:00pm
THE COMEDY OF ROSS BENNET

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A popular headliner on cruise ships, comedy clubs, and morning radio, veteran comedian Ross Bennett has appeared on countless TV shows, including Letterman and Leno. He was the winner of the Best Supporting Actor in A Comedy Web Series and is a star on Sirius XM’s Comedy Channels. Come and laugh and enjoy.
OPENING ACT FEATURING MARISA RENEE BUDNICK

August 16, 7:00pm

MARK NADLER

LET'S MISBEHAVE: A COLE PORTER SOIREE
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Zany. Funny. Madcap. Piano Virtuoso. Vocalist Extraordinaire. A true entertainer. "Immensely talented" says the NY Times, "Mr. Show Business." He’s won too many awards to list here. Just let it be said that he is not to be missed as he explores the songs, the wit, the romance and the life of arguably the greatest of American songwriters - Cole Porter.

August 23, 7:00pm

THE KOOTZ BAND

FLASHBACK
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The Kootz Rock Band returns by popular demand, this time celebrating the Rock ‘n’ Roll from both sides of both Ponds - The Beatles, Bee Gees, The Stones, The Animals on the UK and Aussie sides and Credence Clearwater, The Byrds, The Turtles on the USA side. When it all comes together, it’s hard to stay still. They’ll have us all singing and dancing in the aisles!!

August 30, 7:00pm

DENI BONET

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Deni Bonet can rock a violin. She’s also a singer, songwriter and performer - a musical total package. Her style of sheer, ultra-high voltage, genre-defying brilliance, earned her a sold-out show at Carnegie Hall, a performance at the White House for President Obama, touring with Cyndi Lauper, and recording with R.E.M. and Sarah McLachlan. She’s a "whirling dervish with the exciting looks and edgy musicality of a rock star."

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