Star-Blown Attractions Coming To Landmark

Betty Buckley
John Pizzarelli
Tom Papa

The Landmark has put together a star-studded season with 21 new shows at the Jeanne Rimsky Theater. With the season’s hottest names from Broadway, folk, comedy and incredible kids’ entertainment, this will be a memorable venue patrons won’t want to miss.

Starting the season off in September with Donovan’s 50th Anniversary of Sunshine Superman tour on Saturday, Sept. 10, hear your favorite classics from the ‘60s, ‘70s and more. Betty Buckley, TV and movie star, will appear on Sept. 30. Buckley had role-defining performances on Broadway in Cats and Sunset Boulevard.

In October, the “world’s greatest Eagles tribute band” is up next with Eaglemania on Friday, Oct. 7. Come down to the Hotel California at the Landmark and enjoy all your Eagle favorites. The Hot Sardines will play on Saturday, Oct. 8. This New York-based ensemble performs music made famous decades ago in New York speakeasies, Parisian cabarets and New Orleans jazz halls. Come sit back and enjoy the rhythms stirred up with these great performances.

The Landmark’s Spotlight Gala on Saturday, Nov. 5, is an event not to be missed, featuring 2016 Tony nominee Laura Benanti. Ticket and sponsorship information is to be posted shortly on November brings a powerhouse weekend of folk events back-to-back including The Kingston Trio (“Hang Down Your Head Tom Dooley”) on Nov. 11, Ani DiFranco on Nov. 12 and Josh Ritter on Nov. 13.

Start the holiday season off with a group that sets the standard for stylish modern jazz, the John Pizzarelli Quartet: Holiday Hits & More, on Dec. 2. Don’t miss holiday favorite Darlene Love on Dec. 11. Enjoy classic holiday music in signature arrangements highlighting unique Celtic instrumentation, harmonies and Irish step dancing at Cherish the Ladies: A Celtic Christmas on Dec. 18, the perfect Christmas gift for the entire family.

Begin the New Year off laughing with Tom Papa on Jan. 13. The veteran stand-up comedian, film and TV actor hosts Sirius Radio’s “Come to Papa.”

On Feb. 11, come listen to the purveyor of urban cool with An Evening with Fran Lebowitz, a cultural satirist and witty chronicler of the “me decade,” often called the heir to Dorothy Parker. Also in February, listen to songs and stories by Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Kathy Mattea: The Acoustic Living Room on Feb. 12 featuring Bill Cooley.

Celebrate Mardi Gras with Buckwheat Zydeco and Marcia Ball, New Orleans, a Mardi Gras Celebration, on Feb. 24. Laissez les bon temps rouler. There will definitely be dancing in the aisles. For theatergoers, Improvised Shakespeare on Feb. 25 creates a fully improvised Shakespearean masterpiece right before your very eyes.

On March 24, 10,000 Maniacs will perform. The acclaimed multi-platinum group is out ins support of its 2016 release Playing Favorites and will also include their best-known hits.

An Evening with Joan Osborne on April 21 is sure to please. One of the great voices, a commanding passionate performer and a frank, emotionally evocative songwriter. Osborne is widely known for her 1995 hit song, “One of Us,” a string of critically acclaimed solo recordings and her most recent tour with Mavis Staples.

The Landmark Kids series offers fun for the entire family with the following shows: Super Scientific Circus on Oct. 16, Bubble Time on Nov. 13 and Berenstain Bears Live! Family Matters—The Musical on Jan. 29. Tickets for all shows are currently on sale. Join as a friend and purchase tickets through Landmark’s box office at 516-767-6444 or online at

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Elizabeth Johnson is editor of Manhasset Press and Port Washington News, special features including the Business Quarterly column, Manhasset Magazine, Pride In Port, Port Washington News, Port Gift Guide and other special sections. Growing up in nearby Garden City and attending New York University, she is well-versed in the locale and knowledgeable about the beat she covers. Her community involvement is extensive and includes the Manhasset SCA, Kiwanis International, Manhasset Chamber of Commerce, St. Mary’s Church, and various civic and local charitable organizations. Curious by nature, her travels, community service, love of the arts as well as local sports give her the inside view to unique content. During her time at Anton, she has received several awards from the New York Press Association and the Press Club of LI, including the coveted "Best Community newspaper" several years in a row.

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