online edutainment

Zoom and other web-based platforms are doing much to get us through this pandemic.

Below is a nice selection of entertainment, education and “edutainment” organizations doing their part to keep you fulfilled, learning and connected!

The Armonk Players will be presenting witty tales about their favorite season (free of charge, though donations are greatly appreciated) in A Glimpse of Christmas, from December 16 through the 27th.

Caramoor’s Virtual Holiday Tea Musicale runs through January 1. This festive, streamed performance features Christine Taylor Price, soprano, Gregory Feldmann, baritone, (alumni of Carmoor’s Schwab Vocal Rising Stars program) and Nathaniel LaNasa, piano. After the performance, explore the rooms of The Rosen House on a new self-paced virtual tour, narrated by Caramoor staff members. Enjoy with friends and family. 

Upcoming holiday shows at the Emelin Theatre include David Broza & Friends “Not Exactly Christmas Show” on Wednedsday, December 23 at 8pm and Norm’s annual Christmas show from 54 Below, Live Stream Wednesday December 17 and on demand through December 31.

On January 10, the NYBG will be hosting the online course Pomegranates in Dry Brush Watercolor. The non-member fee is $135 and some painting experience is recommended. Then on January 15, Gut Health: The Key to your Immune System, will focus on focus on how to strengthen your digestion and create better eating habits, including by introducing fermented foods and herbal medicine into your diet.

The Playgroup Theatre presents, on their virtual stage:

Clue, on Saturday, January 16 at 8p.m and on Sunday, January 17 at 2p.m.

The Theory of Relativity at 8p.m. on Saturday, January 23.

The Public Theater hosts Celisse Does LA (One Covid Day at a Time) on Saturday, December 26 at noon. They will also be releasing a bilingual audio (podcast) version of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet on March 18.

Zoom matinees from The Schoolhouse Theater & Arts Center: on specified Saturdays below, at 3p.m. Click through on the above link to The Schoolhouse Theater to find the zoom link (keep in mind the links will only be available the week prior to the particular reading):

December 26: The Man Who Came to Dinner  

January 2: This Wonderful Life 

January 9: Twelfth Night

January 16: Cry It Out

January 23: Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune

January 30: Same Time Next Year

The Tarrytown Music Hall is hosting livestreaming events from their stage at 6p.m. on the dates below. Click on the preceding link for more details about these upcoming performances:

February 3: Matt Sucich

February 10: The Copper Tones

Westchester Italian Cultural Center is offering live-stream webinars, from lectures to demonstrations. On December 22 at 4p.m., join in following their Hot Cocoa Brookies cooking demonstration.

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