Hot Picks

We run down our top picks for fall events in the county, ranging from the fun and funky to the time-honored and traditional.



Ballet des Amériques 
This company of classically trained dancers performs works by the French American director and choreographer Carole Alexis, which fuse classical, modern, and contemporary dance into a single unforgettable experience.
October 1
Tarrytown Music Hall

Vertigo Dance Company 
Founded by a pair of virtuoso Israeli-based dancers, this celebrated company is famous for its boundary-pushing technique and heartfelt subject matter.
November 4
Quick Center at Fairfield University

Swan Lake
Tchaikovsky’s beloved holiday masterpiece is presented in all its splendor by The Russian Grand Ballet.
September 25
The Palace Theatre


Famed South African director and playwright Brett Bailey presents an innovative adaptation of Shakespeare’s timeless tale.
September 16 & 17
Quick Center at Fairfield University

Experience a fresh take on one of the most cherished musicals in Broadway history during this new production directed by Mark Lamos.
October 4—30 
Westport Country Playhouse

Heathers: The Musical 
Catch this zany rock musical based on the 1988 cult-classic film starring Christian Slater that tells the story of a brainy teenage misfit who makes her way into her high school’s most coveted clique.
October 14-23
White Plains Performing Arts Center


Buddy Guy
One of America’s most celebrated blues legends, this inveterate musician earned a spot on Rolling Stone’s list of the 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time.
September 29
Tarrytown Music Hall

Chita Rivera
A Presidential Medal of Freedom winner and the first Hispanic woman to receive a Kennedy Center Honors award, Rivera is one of the finest singers in the history of musical theater.
November 20
The Ridgefield Playhouse


Die Antwoord 
The rave-rap superstars known for their bizarre music videos and riotous stage shows touch down in Westchester.
October 21
The Capitol Theatre



This inventive exhibit explores the many ways in which we attempt to heal society’s modern ailments through art.
October 4—January 19

Destination Latin America
This unique exhibition investigates 20th- and 21st-century Latin American art drawn from the Neuberger collection.
Through January 22
Neuberger Museum of Art

Matisse Drawings: Curated by Ellsworth Kelly
Ellsworth Kelly, one of America’s most celebrated abstract artists, assembles a sprawling collection of drawings by renowned French artist Henri Matisse produced between 1900 and 1950. 
October 30—February 19
Katonah Museum of Art


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Hot Picks

We run down our top picks for fall events in the county, ranging from the fun and funky to the time-honored and traditional.

Fall Comedy Shows

Get your laughs on with these other celebrated comedians hitting the county this season


From tales of romance to Israeli dance sensations, be on the lookout for these Westchester productions


Toe-tapping musicals and 400-year old tragedies


A handful of exhibitions to enchant the imagination

Ask the Experts

Arts and entertainment pros from some of Westchester’s top institutions dish on their favorite fall events.

Event Spotlight

Six ways to celebrate the season

Fall’'s Can’'t-Miss Flicks

We asked Westchester’s top film critic which autumnal indie hits and big-ticket show-stoppers are worth your moviegoing time.

Music Calendar

From Joan Baez to Colbie Caillat, there's no shortage of good music to go out an see this fall

Chita in the Wild

One of America’s true artistic legends, the Presidential Medal of Freedom winner and boundary-breaking entertainer opens up on her inspiring past and enduring legacy.

Westchester’'s Hottest Producer Dishes on Heathers

Stephen Ferri, associate producer and production manager at The White Plains Performing Arts Center, gives the lowdown on the venue’s campy new production.

Fall's Noteworthy Reads

Three new tomes with a local connection are ideal for the upcoming season.
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