An Opulent October Schimmel
From a tribute to an iconic New York arts institution, to Disney’s Frozen skating on down to the financial district, Schimmel’s October lineup is certainly one to get excited for.
Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy
Friday, October 6, at 7:30 p.m.
Over the course of his storied career, Carl Palmer helped define progressive rock as a member of a number of bands, most notably Emerson, Lake & Palmer. For a special night at the Schimmel, Palmer is back with a new band that is gaining widespread accolades all across the globe—channeling Palmer’s groundbreaking past performances to make a big time musical statement today. Purchase tickets for Carl Parlmer’s ELP Legacy.
If These Walls Could Talk: Celebrating the Life and Times of the Bottom Line
Friday, October 13, and Saturday, October 14 at 7:30 p.m.
Host Paul Shaffer of The Late Show with David Letterman presents a multimedia celebration of the Bottom Line—a Greenwich Village music club that was a cultural touchstone of the music industry for several decades, placing host to legends such as Stevie Wonder, Mick Jagger, Carly Simon, and countless other entertainment icons. The multimedia celebration will feature music, memories, and storytelling from a select few artists who were Bottom Line regulars. Purchase tickets for the Bottom Line.
Uncle Bonsai with Lords of Liechtenstein
Wednesday, October 18, at 7:30 p.m.
This acoustic folk-pop trio, described as “if Tim burton hijacked the Andrew’s Sisters en route to a Stephen Sondheim festival with The Beatles and Tom Lehrer in the sidecar,” will present a night of vocals, harmony, and performance at the Schimmel. Their songs tackle a wide variety of relevant themes, often with great and exciting insight. Purchase tickets for Uncle Bonsai.
American Dance Spectacular!
Saturday, October 21 at 7:30 p.m.
From the Charleston and Lindy hop to the jitterbug and the twist, American Dance Spectacular presents a night of popular American dance from yesterday to today. The tribute to 20th century American dance will be led by six leading Broadway dancers, backed up by three Broadway vocalists and a live band. Tickets for American Dance Spectacular.
Salon Songbook: The Gershwins and Friends
Friday, October 27 at 7:30 p.m.
The Schimmel will host the world premiere of Salon Songbook: The Gershwins and Friends, a celebration of one of songwriting’s most successful sibling partnerships. George and Ira Gershwin, musical luminaries, ultimately transformed music during the Jazz Age, and helped give rise to the evolution of Broadway and Hollywood musicals. Purchase tickets for the Gershwins and Friends.
Disney’s Frozen Sing-Along
Saturday, October 28 at 3:00 p.m.
Sing along with Anna, Elsa, and the rest of the Frozen gang on Halloween weekend for an afternoon of dress-up and Disney princesses. Halloween costumes of all kinds are encouraged. Purchase tickets for Frozen Sing-Along.
Disney’s Hocus Pocus
Saturday, October 28 at 7:30 p.m.
This pre-Halloween show has it all—from drag impersonators, to a costume contest, to a dance party. Relive all your favorite moments from this cult classic starring Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy, Sarah Jessica Parker, and more as the movie makes its way back to the big screen. Purchase tickets for Hocus Pocus.
Tom Paxton with the DonJuans
Sunday, October 29 at 7:30 p.m.
Tom Paxton, Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winner and folk music icon, is turning 80. Celebrate in style with the singer songwriter, who began his career in basket houses of Greenwich Village, as he teams up with the DonJuans—Don Henry and Jon Vezner. Purchase tickets for Tom Paxton.
Thursday, November 2 at 7:30 p.m.
Kate Berlant is an LA-based comedian who is quickly emerging as one of the most unique voices in live performance today. Kate was featured on an episode of Netflix Presents: The Characters. Her performances have been commissioned by the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles and she has been described by The New York Times as a “magnetic improvisational comic” at the forefront of experimental comedy. Purchase tickets for Kate Berlant.
Pace faculty and staff receive $20 tickets to all Schimmel Center shows. These must be purchased through the box office phone or in person with your Pace ID. A limit of two tickets per performance applies.
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