5 Things To Do This Week – 10/25/23
Newton Cultural Alliance | Highlights Arts & Culture | Things To Do |
*Starting this Friday & Saturday, October 27 – 28th the Newton Theatre Company presents Pride and Prejudice under the direction of Melissa Bernstein at St. John’s Episcopal Church. This all-woman ensemble brings Jane Austen’s timeless characters to life in this loving and irreverent adaptation by Claire Wittman. Tickets for this event are selling out fast.
*On Saturday, October 28th at 3:00 pm The Highland Glee Club sings men’s choruses with Hook’d on Gilbert & Sullivan at the Newton War Memorial Auditorium with guest soloists. Peers, Pirates, Patter songs & a very boastful major general! Get your tickets to see this choral performance with Captain Hook and singing pirates of all kinds.
*On Saturday, October 28th at 5:00 pm, The Suzuki School of Newton plays your favorite Suzuki violin repertoire in a fun and exciting Spooky Suzuki way! Visit the Newton Presbyterian Church to hear a Halloween-themed repertoire. Come see your favorite ghosts and goblins to get in the Halloween Spirit.
*Join the New Art Center with guest artists, and performers on Sunday, October 29th from 12:00 – 4:00 pm to celebrate the Mexican holiday of Dia de los Muertos! NAC will host Dia de los Muertos Community Cultural Day, remembering and celebrating the lives of loved ones who have gone through music, dance, and art-making. Reserve your spot online with performances by Los Sugar Kings and Mariachi Guadalajara with featured guest artists Cristóbal Sánchez and Lennon Hernandez Wolcott.
*Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra opens its season in dramatic fashion with Classical Lines on Sunday, October 29th at 3:00 pm with conductor Mischa Santora, Music Director of Boston Ballet, and Cuban-American cellist Tommy Mesa. In Jessie Montgomery’s Divided, which Mesa premiered in 2022, a solo cello gives an expressive voice to the unsettled individual living in a conflicted society. Tickets are available here for this epic season opener at Newton’s 2nd Church in West Newton.