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POST-GAZE'n'E, OCTOBER 7, 2016 PAGE 11 UPTOWN & DOWNTOWN THEATER Complete with flying bats, dancing gargoyles, and mysterious transformations, Mark Godden's Dracula is contemporary ballet at its atmospheric finest. See DANCE section for more details. The Platters will highlight the musical gala following the premiere screening of Briciole SUl Mare. In addition to perfor- mances by The Platters, Italian record- ing artist and Briciole film star Walter Nestola and Paola Gruppuso from Italy's RAI-TV's The Voice will perform their songs from the official motion picture soundtrack. North America will also get a taste of Italy's hottest new musical recording artists, including rising star Amato ScarpeIlino. DANCE FANEUIL HALL 1 Faneuil Hall Square, Boston, MA 6:00 PM -- VIP Meet & Greet/ Reception. 7:00 FM -- Premiere Screening of Briciole Sul Mare. Concert to follow TD GARDEN the screening. 100 Legends Way, Boston, MA BRICIOLE SUL MARE, October 9, 617-624-1050 2016. In celebration of Italian-American Heritage Month in the U.S., the criti- 2016 KELLOGG'S TOUR OF GYM- cally acclaimed Italian comedy-drama NASTICS CHAMPIONS -- November film Briciole Sul Mare will make its 13, 2016. Three-time World all-around North American debut The movie pre- champion Simone Biles of Spring, miere is part of a larger event, dubbed Texas; 2012 Olympic team and all- Rocambolesco-Spectaculare] An Evening around champion Gabby Douglas of Celebration of Joy, Family and Traditiont, Virginia Beach, VA; 2012 Olympic team which also features wcrld-class perfor- and floor exercise champion A1y Rals- mances from recording artists such as man of Needham, MA; 2008 Olympic The Platters and culinary treats from ail-around champion Nastia Liukin; celebrity chefs and TV personalities and 2012 Olympic team gold-medalist "The Princess of Prlnce Street" Dana JordynWieber headline the 2016 Kellogg's Gallo Strayton and Mike FuccL Bridole Tour of Gymnastics Champions cast Skzl Mare tells the story of a fisherman that also includes members of the livingin the south of ltaly whose regular both the 2012 and 2016 U.S. Olympic fishing trip takes an unexpected turn Gymnastics Teams. The 2016 Kellogg's when he falls asleep. During his slumber, Tour of Gymnastics Champions will he drifts south to the'waters of beauti- visit 36 cities across the nation before ful, sunny Sicily. There, he meets many wrapping up in Boston. "Gymnastics new people, including Salvo, a young fans across the nation will get to see the man who finds hlmseK in a whirlwind biggest names in the sport," said Steve of romance, family drama, and legal Penny, president of USA Gymnastics. trouble- all of which could completely "The Kellogg's Tour is always a lot of alter his future. The film is fufi of dra- fun and a great way for Americans to matic and comical waves that any avid celebrate the athletes' performances at roller coaster rider would be envious, the Olympic Games." COMEDY Kiwanis Club of Medford presents TD GARDEN 100 Legends Way, Boston, MA 617-624-1050 ANDREA BOCELLI -- December 17, 2016. Legendary tenor Andrea Bocelli will be appearing in Boston for the first time in more than six years. The unique performances will feature a new popular repertoire from Bocelli's latest album, C/hems, along with Bocelli's beloved rep- ertoire of Arias, love songs, and cross- over hits. C/hems highlights a collection of movie songs etched in the culture and hearts of several generations, includ- ing epic theme songs featured in films such as Doctor Zhivago, Love Story, The Godfather, Life is Beautiful, Gladiator, and many more. Thrilling audiences for over 20 years, Andrea Bocelli exploded onto the world's stage with his hit, "Con te Partiro" (and later it's arrangement as a duet with Sarah Brightman with the title "Time To Say Goodbye'), and has since sold 80 million records and performed countess worldwide tours. Today, Bocelii is known for being one of the greatest singing talents in the world. ERIC CHURCH January 28, 2017. Eric Church brings the Holdin' My Own Tour to TD Garden. There will be no opening acts on the Holdin' My Own Tour. Instead, Church will headline two full sets each night. "It's just us," Church said of his upcoming tour. I'm going to do an intermission in the middle so people can get beer, which is not really done in country shows. I think it's a neat way for fans to interact, and it gives us a breather, and it gives them a breather. You can talk about what's been played and how the show is so far." In addition, Church said the split show with two sets gives him the op- portunity to have two different opening songs, two closing songs and two sepa- rate themes and looks if he so chooses. HANOVER THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS 554 Main ~treet, Worcester, MA 844-892-7866 JIMMY KIMMEL & BILL SIMMONS October IS, 2016. The late night comedy show host and sports guru -- in- cidentally best friends, too -- are headed to Boston this fall for a very special benefit gala evening[ Their An Evening of Conversation, Laughter and Romance comedy show is in support Harvard's celebrated Scholars at Risk Program, which is now in its 15th year. Combining their joint wealth of general knowlege, comedic observations, and sporting banter, this joint evening is a must-see for fans of the two entertainers, and all for a great causel Quick-fire comic host and social media maven, the man be- hind Jimmy l~mn~l Live! has been going from strength to strength since his late night network show premiered in 2003. Infamous for its Mean 7~veets section and THOSE Matt Damon/Ben Affleck roast videos, Kimmel's show continues to divide audiences whilst maintaining a solid fanbase. 235 Main Street, Carver, MA 508-866-5391 KING RICHARD'S FAIRE -- Now through October 23, 2016. -- Enter- tainment, exciting rides and skilled games abound on the Faire's enchanting 80-acre wooded site. You'll be dazzled by acrobats, aerialists, and jugglers[ Captivated with minstrels, dancers and puppeteers and instantly en- thralled by fire eaters, and exotic ti- gers. Hundreds of talented performers perform non-stop for you throughout the day when visiting any one of our eight vibrant stages. The King's hand- some knights battle on horseback as bawdy beggars compete in mud. Wacky wenches will leave you in stitches while happy villagers engage you in the lanes. Frolic~:ing faeries can be seen dancing through the forest, where you can try your skill in his majesty's Gaming Glen. Epicurean pleasures, suited for royalty, will tantalize your taste buds with the Faire's unbelievable choices of truly scrumptious treats. You'll discover beautiful handspun pottery, fabulous jewelry, and incredible face painting. Delight in period cloth- ing, leather, armor, and moccasins. Be amazed with sword making, glass blowing and portrait painting. Revel in scented oils, perfumes and fantastic psvchic readings as you make memo- des to last a lifetime[ Route I, Topsfleld, MA 978-887-5000 www.TopsfleldFa/ TOPSFIELD FAIR Now through October 10, 2016. The Topafield Fair, America's oldest and finest agricul- tural fair, has run every fail since 1818. The fair features Fiesta Shows' carnival midway, The Grand Parade, demonstrations {ranging from bee- keeping to miniature trains), a Grange Museum, pumpkin weigh-offs, the 4-H Agricultural/Arts and Crafts exhibits and so much more. Beekeep- ing; Cattle; Farmyard; Goats; Green Pa- vilion; Midway; Parades; Pig Barn; Poul- try; Rabbit and Cavy; Sheep; & Sand Sculpture; plus great games and all of your favorite fair food. Free grandstand entertainment include: Axe Women Loggers of Maine, The Reminisants, North Sea Gas, Grand Funk Railroad, The Flying Wallendas, North Sea Gas, and the Brothers Osborne. Featured events include: Monster Truck Shows, Imagination Movers, and KC and The Sunshine Band at an additional cost. NORTH SHORE MUSIC THEATRE 62 Dunham Road, Beverly, MA 978-232-7200 SPAMALOT-- September 27 through October 9, 2016. Monty Python's Spa- malot is the outrageous musical comedy lovingly ripped off from the film classic Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Flying cows, killer rabbits, taunting French- men, and show-stopping musical num- bers are just a few of the reasons you~[l be eating up Spamalot. sure] that she and her best friend Bree will be cast as mermaids. What happens when Nancy is given the part of a dull, brown tree? How will Nancy bring her fancy flair to the role? With life lessons to learn in a fun, creative way. HANOVER THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS SS4 Main Street, Worcester, MA 844-892-7866 KINKY BOOTS -- November 30 through December 4, 2016. Kinky Boots is Broadway's huge-hearted, high-heeled hit! With songs by Grammy and Tony@ winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, this joyous musical celebration is about the friendships we discover, and the belief that you can change the world when you change your mind. Inspired by true events, Kinky Boots takes you from a gentlemen's shoe factory in Northan~pton to the glamorous catwalks of Milan. Charlie Price is struggling to live up to hia father's expectations and continue the family business of Price & Son. With the factory's future hang- ing in the balance, help arrives in the unlikely but spectacular form of Lola, a fabulous performer in need of some sturdy new stilettos. With direction and choreography by two-time Tony Award- winner Jerry Mitchell {Legally Blonde, Hairspray} and a book by Broadway leg- end and four-time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein {La Cage Aux FoUes}, Kink9 Boots is the winner of six Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Score and Best Choreography. HANOVER THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS 5S4 Main Street, Worcester, MA 844-892-7866 BOSTON CHILDREN'S THEATRE ROYAL WINNIPEG BALLET'S The Plaza Theatre at the Boston DRACULA November 15, 2016. Center for the Arts Burned into the public psyche over 539 Tremont Street, Boston, MA the past 100 years, the name Dracula 617-933-8600 evokes dread and horror, but most of all, fascination. A legend, a classic novel, FANCY NANCY THE MUSICAL the subject of countless movies since Now through October 9, 2016. Fol- the earliest days of celluloid, Dracula lowing a sold-out run at the Regent is brought to life once agml~ with Mark Theatre in Arlington, Fancy Nancy is Godden's inventive, choreography. BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! This Dracula marked the first time that spectacular (that's fancy for awesome] Godden created, a ful1-1ength ballet. musical is based on the wildly popu- Complete with flying bats, dancing lar books by Jane O'Connor. In this gargoyles, and mysterious transfor- high-spirited production, Nancy and mations, Mark Godden's Dracula is her friends are performing in their very contemporary ballet at its atmospheric first stage show and Nancy is abso- finest. Presented in partnership with lutely positive {that's fancy for 100% Music Worcester. Happy Columbus Day N, kE OF THE CANAIO. 's Pastry ANNETTE MERCOGLIANO OWNER HARVARD SQUARE 11 Dunster Street Cambridge, MA 02138 (617) 661-0518 www. 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