Now Showing at the Schimmel
The Schimmel is back for the 2018–2019 season with a truly spectacular fall lineup. Get your tickets while you still can!
iLuminate | Saturday, September 15, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, September 16, at 4:00 p.m.
Lights. Sound. Action. iLuminate is a music, dance, and experience to behold—a story of adventure and romance, iLuminate features a wide variety of dance styles expressed through inventive visual design, featuring music from Michael Jackson, Bruno Mars, Janet Jackson, Sam Smith, and more!
Sacred: Milestones of a Spiritual Life | Thursday, September 20, at 7:30 p.m.
This film, shot by more than 40 filmmaking teams around the world, investigates the complex and cornerstone uses of faith and spiritual practice. Sacred explores faith as a primary human experience, and examines how diverse populations turn to ritual and prayer to navigate the milestones and crises of private life. Says The New York Times, “A reminder that for millions of people of faith all over the world, religion is about small but significant moments of hope, affirmation, and reflection.”
Caroline Rhea | Friday, September 28 at 7:30 p.m.
An accomplished stand-up comedian and actress, Caroline Rhea brings a fresh perspective to all of her wide-ranging work. She’s best known for her role as Aunt Hilda on the hit WB sitcom Sabrina, The Teenage Witch, and has starred in feature films alongside Jim Carrey, Tim Allen, Jamie Lee Curtis, and more. Join her for a night of raucous laughs!
Hamilton’s Mandy Gonzalez | Saturday, September 29, at 7:30 p.m.
Mandy Gonzalez has taken the Broadway world by storm. Live from the Schimmel, Gonzalez will perform songs for her new EP, Fearless: B Sides, a follow-up to her debut album Fearless. Featuring songs such as “I Only Have Eyes for You,” “Bein’ Green,” and her first ever Spanish language recording, “Vivir Mi Vida.” Gonzalez is considered to have one of Broadway’s most powerful and versatile contemporary voices.
Farewell Angelina | Friday, October 5, at 7:30 p.m.
Named one of Rolling Stone’s “New Artists You Need To Know,” Farewell Angelina is a an all-female alt-country group with powerhouse vocalists, dynamic songwriters, and trailblazing multi-instrumentalists. The band has been opening for some of country music’s biggest names, including Kenny Chesney, Jake Owen, Trace Adkins, and even Maroon 5!
L. Shankar | Saturday, October 6, at 7:30 p.m.
Renowned violinist and vocalist L. Shankar will be making a rare New York appearance alongside tabla maestro Abhijit Banerjee and Chris Garcia, who will play the South Indian ghatam (clay pot) and kanjira (frame drum). Shankar is known for his dazzling use of the 10-string double violin, which covers the whole range of the orchestra’s string section and has been utilized by Shankar to expand the international audience for Indian music. Don’t miss a performance that’s sure to be mesmerizing!
Bernie Williams and His All-Star Band | Friday, October 12, at 7:30 p.m.
You may know Bernie Williams from his illustrious career with the New York Yankees, but did you know that Williams is also a Latin Grammy-nominated guitarist? Join Bernie Williams and His All-Star Band for a night jazz, rock, and the tropical rhythms of this World Series-level band. Post-show meet and greet tickets available to the first 51 buyers, VIP tickets only!
Little Shop of Horrors | Tuesday, October 30, at 7:30 p.m.
This small 1986 film has now become a cult classic, and a must-watch around Halloween! Head to the Schimmel for a full viewing experience of the Director’s Cut of the Film. Watch out for those household plants!
Save the date! Other notable nights at the Schimmel include:
Mary Poppins Sing-Along | Sunday, February 10, at 4:00 p.m.
Relive this classic with a sing-along that’s sure to stir the sugar in even the greatest of humbugs. Join us for pre-show activities including games, prizes, and a meet-and-greet with Mary Poppins herself!
An evening with Daily Show Comedians | Thursday, February 14, 7:30 p.m.
Whether you’re single or shacked up, this is without a doubt one of the best ways to spend your Valentine’s Day. You’ve seen them on the critically acclaimed and highly influential Daily Show with Trevor Noah—now it’s time to see the immensely talented Ronny Chieng, Dulcé Sloan, and Rory Albanese up close and in person!
Crossing Bridges Music Festival | Friday, May 10, and Saturday, May 11, 7:30 p.m.
Featuring Paula Cole, Jonathan Coulton, Dom Flemons, The Kennedys, Abbie Gardner, Vance Gilbert, Adam Ezra Group, and Janie Barnett, the first annual Crossing Bridges Music Festival showcases influential and dynamic artists whose genre-defying work has enabled their music to “cross bridges” and encapsulate contemporary Americana.
For more information and the most updated scheduling, please visit www.schimmelcenter.org.
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