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The holiday season comes alive in Neglia’s enchanting production of The Nutcracker presented in collaboration with the acclaimed Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra! Follow Marie on her magical journey through a spectacular battle scene, breathtaking winter wonderland, and a delectable land of sweets. Whether you are a returning audience member or discovering this beloved holiday tradition for the first time, you are sure to leave the performance filled with joy and wonder.
Help support the Riviera by joining us for a Sunday Brunch at the Remington Tavern and Seafood Exchange. Enjoy a New Orleans style brunch complete with a carving station and drink specials, including bottomless mimosas! Afterwards, enjoy a behind the curtain tour of the Riviera Theatre.
Making your purchase is only step one! Please proceed to call the Remington Tavern at (716) 362-2802 to make your reservation.
The Scintas, brothers Joe and Frank, “honorary Scinta” Peter O’Donnell and recent addition, Janien Valentine, bring refreshing wit, great music, and endless talent to the highly regarded show. Having performed for hundreds of thousands of people over the years, the Scinta brothers, including O’Donnell, have become a fixture in the Las Vegas entertainment scene with their signature comedy, musical prowess, and knack for spot-on celebrity impressions. Janien Valentine adds to the dynamic group, with her powerful vocals and her ability to match wits with the trio.
The show spans several generations, blending classic songs from musical icons such as Ray Charles, Michael Buble, Michael Jackson, and Whitney Houston, with their relatable humor that leaves the audience feeling like they are hanging out with family.
The 2017-18 Free Family Film Series is screening the Christmas classic MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET (1947).
Tickets will be available shortly at the Shea’s box office and ticketmaster.com.
When a nice old man who claims to be Santa Claus is institutionalized as insane, a young lawyer decides to defend him by arguing in court that he is the real thing. Starring Maureen O’Hara, John Payne, Natalie Wood, and Edmund Gwenn in his Oscar-winning role as Kris Kringle.
Joining Tim will be pianist Dennis Overholt, Saxophonist Tim Burdick, and bass player Chuck Cupp. Also featuring the Laurel & Hardy Silent Film: Big Business.
Please plan to join us as we wish all our members and friends a Merry Christmas! Riviera Members and Ages 21 and Under get in FREE!
Tim doesn’t remember when he first started playing the piano. He was just too young. At the age of 10 he was introduced to the Mighty Wurlitzer at the Auditorium Theatre in Rochester and it was love at first sight. Since that time the organ has become his passion. He played his first church service at the age of 11. Since then he continues to play church services, weddings, funerals, organ dedications and theatre organ concerts.
Tim is currently a semi-retired accompanist for the Rochester City School District and full time Director of Music Ministries at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Newark, NY. He enjoys playing for many of the local theatre organ groups and for many years has been the organist at the Walnut Hill Horse Show and Carriage Driving Competition in Pittsford, NY. He also works part time for Denton, Cottier, and Daniels piano store in Rochester.
In April 2005 Tim traveled to England as an artist in the Byron Jones Organ Festivals and to concertize on the restored Compton in Bristol. He has returned to England many times since. Tim has also played for the Kingston Theatre Organ Society in Kingston, Ontario. Tim serves on the Board of Directors of RTOS and is their Program Chair.
Part of our $20 Friday Night Concert Series: North America’s most authentic sounding CCR tribute is GREEN RIVER REVIVAL. Their version of “Down on the Corner” sounds so much like John Fogerty you’ll swear it is the real CCR! The members of this band have played in CCR tributes across Canada, Scandinavia and the U.S. for the past decade and now they have joined together to bring you the ultimate CREEDENCE REVIVAL.
The show presents the music of CCR with a storyline that incorporates all the CREEDENCE hits and includes several costume changes. Chain gang prison uniforms right out of the song MIDNIGHT SPECIAL, those plaid flannel shirts made famous by Creedence in the 60’s and you gotta see the boys dressed in army fatigues depicting the era of John Fogerty’s Vietnam protest songs!!
Gary Lewis & The Playboys
Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 7:30PM
PACKAGE DEAL: Purchase all Three ‘Scotty Productions Presents’ together and save $5! in 2017 Scotty is bringing The Dennis Edwards Temptations Review (May 13), Russell Thompkins Stylistics (Oct 7), and Gary Lewis & the Playboys (Dec 9)! – Buy Here: http://bit.ly/2glOChd
Scotty Productions Presents: Owner of 17 Top 40 Hits, 8 Gold Singles, with 45 Million Records Sold Worldwide: Gary Lewis and the Playboys! Featuring hits like “This Diamond Ring”, “Count Me In”, “Save Your Heart For Me” and much more! Riviera Favorites.
The Shades of Blue get this exciting night of music started!
Tickets Available At:
Phone or In Person: Riviera Theatre Box Office: 716-692-2413
In Person: World Hollywood Entertainment inside the McKinley Mall
Online 24/7: www.RivieraTheatre.org
The Riviera Theatre and Organ Preservation Society, Inc. owns and operates the historic Riviera Theatre and is a registered 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit organization with the mission to preserve and maintain the Historic Riviera Theatre and the Mighty WurliTzer Organ and to promote the performing arts. All Proceeds go to the restoration and preservation of the Historic Riviera Theatre. Donations are tax deductible.
For more information on the Historic Riviera Theatre and our upcoming events currently on-sale, please visit: www.RivieraTheatre.org
The historic Riviera Theatre – Celebrating 90 Years!
(December 30, 1926-2016)
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