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CAST ANNOUNCED FOR SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD

Limelight Theatre Company presents LIVE professional performances of SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD at the Chappaqua Performing Arts Center. The production will be presented on Friday, August 27th at 8PM, Saturday, August 28th at 3PM, and Sunday, August 29th at 3PM. Written by Jason Robert Brown, the production is directed by Westchester's own Richard F. Grasso, with music direction by Westchester's Stephen Ferri. With lighting design by Adam Lobelson, sound design by Jon Weston and John Millerd, and a spectacular live band with all-new orchestrations, this production's stellar team kicks off Limelight Theatre Company's first mainstage production in a re-opened New World. What better time than now to teach an audience what the New World used to be, what it currently is, and what it may be for our future selves.

Featuring incredible professional talent from both Westchester & NYC, Limelight Theatre Company announces its cast: Grant Evan (Man 1), Stephanie Scuderi (Woman 1), James Harris (Man 2), and Raquelle Viteri (Woman 2). 

About the show: It's about one moment. It's about hitting the wall and having to make a choice... or take a stand... or turn around and go back. These are the stories and characters of today, the Songs for a New World. The first musical from Tony Award winner, Jason Robert Brown (Parade, Bridges of Madison County), this moving collection of powerful songs examines life, love and the choices that we make.


Join the return to live theatre right in the heart of Westchester and purchase your tickets today!

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SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD

TICKETS NOW ON SALE

During the last weekend of August, Limelight Theatre Company presents live performances of SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD at the Chappaqua Performing Arts Center. The production will be presented on Friday, August 27th at 8PM, Saturday, August 28th at 3PM, and Sunday, August 29th at 3PM. Written by Jason Robert Brown, the production is directed by Richard F. Grasso, with music direction by Stephen Ferri.


About the show: It's about one moment. It's about hitting the wall and having to make a choice... or take a stand... or turn around and go back. These are the stories and characters of today, the Songs for a New World. The first musical from Tony Award winner, Jason Robert Brown (Parade, Bridges of Madison County), this moving collection of powerful songs examines life, love and the choices that we make.

Brown transports his audience from the deck of a 1492 Spanish sailing ship to a ledge, 57 stories above Fifth Avenue, to meet a startling array of characters that range from a young man who has determined that basketball is his ticket out of the ghetto to a woman whose dream of marrying rich nabs her the man of her dreams... and a soulless marriage.


Join the return to live theatre and purchase your tickets today!

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ANNOUNCING OUR KICK-OFF EVENT!

In celebration of our launch as a theatre company and the industry beginning to slowly open after a long year in the dark, the Limelight Theatre Company presents OPENING UP: A Virtual Concert & Tribute to Broadway. Featuring professional artists from New York and beyond, our kickoff concert event streams on demand April 17 - 25. 


The Limelight Theatre Company's mission is to provide inclusive, accessible and affordable dramatic arts to the greater New York area. All concert proceeds will directly benefit our professional artists and our 2021 season of productions and projects. Ticket prices for our virtual concert are available on a pay what you can sliding scale. 

Featuring performances by Eli Gonzalez, Stevie LeWarne, Stephanie Scuderi, Bern Tan, Logan Hoy Tucker, Raquelle Viteri, Clyde Voce, Christine Wanda, Nyla Watson & Robert Zelaya, the concert includes many songs and stories that were abruptly silenced when all shut down last year. This concert marks the Limelight Theatre Company's first virtual event available to the public, and is directed by Stephanie Scuderi with music direction by Denis Michael Rudisch, and accompanied by concert pianist T.C. Kincer. 

To purchase your tickets and stream the concert, view our Performances page.

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A NEW THEATRE COMES INTO FOCUS

lime·light /ˈlīmˌlīt/

noun

the focus of public attention.


With a new year comes a brand new focus, the Limelight Theatre Company, bringing new works, new voices, and heartfelt stories to light centerstage. The Limelight Theatre Company was founded in response to the necessity for the continuation of the arts and uplifting the voices of our local artists and creators during a time of great challenge and change. The Limelight Theatre Company introduces its name with pride, as we emerge from a period of darkness with hopes to pave the way to more accessible, affordable, and enlightening dramatic art. 

Join us and support us as we tell our stories and place incredible artists and creators in the limelight. The Limelight Theatre Company plans to provide an array of events in the future, including mainstage productions, staged readings, and concerts. There are several ways to support our mission and our artists. Purchase tickets to a performance, donate online, sponsor a ticket to an upcoming performance, purchase our merchandise, or simply spread the word about our upcoming events and our mission. We thank you and we welcome you to the Limelight Theatre Company.  

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MEET LIMELIGHT THEATRE COMPANY'S
LEADING PLAYER

The Limelight Theatre Company is thrilled to make its mark in the new year, led by CEO Stephanie Scuderi. Stephanie Scuderi is the Executive Director of our sister company Spotlight Arts, Inc., a nationally recognized and award-winning youth theatre company where Stephanie directs many of their mainstage productions, and Stephanie is also on faculty at Temple University where she teaches their B.F.A. Musical Theatre students. Stephanie's most recent and notable experiences in New York as a performer were her leading roles as Alice in Frank Wildhorn’s revised version of WONDERLAND at the Frederick Loewe Theater in New York, NY directed by Tony Nominee and award-winning director Gabriel Barre (Director of Broadway’s Amazing Grace and Off-Broadway’s The Wild Party, Almost Maine, Summer of ’42), and the role of Gabby in City of Angels at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts in New York, NY directed by David Alpert (Broadway’s If/Then, The Trip to Bountiful, The Best Man, Guys and Dolls, and Off-Broadway's The Apple Boys), and music direction by Ana Flavia Zuim (Broadway’s Hamilton). Stephanie is thrilled to bring her expertise both onstage and behind the scenes to the Limelight Theatre Company to further their mission in the arts community. For more information on Stephanie and her past work, visit www.stephaniescuderi.com

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