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Nyack Weekender: The Play’s The Thing

by LeeAnn Mailly

Choose from three theatre productions on Friday night or take in some live classical, jazz, and folk music all weekend long. And don’t forget the Easter Egg hunts, too.


  • Antrim Players presents Ira Levin’s Deathtrap, the Broadway hit that takes the basic components of thrillers and horror stories and gives the audience a masterful production full of twists and turns. Fri & Sat at 8p, Sun at 2p at Antrim Playhouse, 15 Spook Rock Rd, Suffern.
  • In Time Stands Still, a photojournalist veteran of the Iraq war, sidelined because of an injury, questions her place in the world. See this Tony-nominated play at the Elmwood Playhouse, Fri & Sat at 8p, Sun at 2p, 10 Park St, Nyack.
  • Cadillac is a comedic look at two Long Island Jewish families clash as they prepare for the wedding of their son and daughter. Fri & and Sat, 8-9:30p at Shades Repertory Theater Company, 64 New Main Street, Haverstraw.
  • Donna Lewis performs songs from her new jazz album Brand New Day. 8-10p at Turning Point Cafe 468 Piermont Ave, Piermont.

SaturdayEaster Egg

  • Easter Egg Hunts are plentiful this weekend! The village of Suffern hosts its annual hunt, followed by breakfast with the bunny. The hunt starts at 9a, Avon Park, Virginia Menschner Gazebo, Suffern. Later on, New City puts on a hunt complete with face painting, cupcake decorating and more takes place from 11a-3p at Zukor Park, soccer field, 31 Zukor Road, New City.
  • Walking History Tour of Rockland Lake State Park. Learn about the Lake’s rock quarrying past and world-renowned ice industry. 10a at Rockland Lake State Park, north bathhouse near pool complex, Congers.
  • Are you hip to be square? Join the Ultimate Square Dance Fundraiser supporting Rockland Alliance for Health and People to People. Wild dancing and great eats! 7-10p at Nyack Center, 58 Depew Ave.
  • Carnegie Concert Series: Life & Times of Chopin – Final Years. Artistic Director Yashar Yaslowitz performs part 5 of five concerts dedicated to Chopin. 7:30–9:30p at Nyack Library, 59 S. Broadway.
  • Nobel Prize winning author Toni Morrison and entrepreneur, and Underground Railroad conductor Cynthia Hesdra are featured in an exhibition, 1-4p, every Sat through May. Historical Society of the Nyacks, 50 Piermont Ave.


  • Borderline Folk Music presents John Flynn with opening act, Judy Kass. 1-4p at Nanuet Public Library, 149 Church St, Nanuet.
  • Rockland Symphony Orchestra Chamber Music features music by the Yale String Quartet, Mendelssohn String Quartet and Beethoven String Quartet. 4-5:30p at Piermont Reformed Church, 361 Ferdon Avenue, Piermont.
  • Bring your basket for yet another Easter Egg Hunt! 1p at Central Ave Field, Pearl River.

Next Week


The Nyack Farmers’ Market moves outdoors for the season! Spring harvests and specialty foods to please every palate – plus free parking. Stop by opening day for live music, kid’s entertainment, and visits by local health and wellness advisers. Open from 8a to 2p in the Main Street Lot every Thursday until Thanksgiving.

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