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Axial Theatre Presents Life is Large! A Concert by The Kennedys to benefit Axial Theatre

Westchester, N.Y. – The dynamic musical duo, The Kennedys, will present a concert on September 22, 2017, in support of Axial Theatre, at the recently renovated Chappaqua Performing Arts Center, the former home of Readers Digest.

For over two decades, husband and wife Pete and Maura Kennedy have traversed the highways and byways of the US and the UK, as a folk/pop duo and as members of Nanci Griffith’s Blue Moon Orchestra. As The Kennedys, they have released over a dozen CDs, are longtime core artists on WFUV, and were named Artists-in-Residence at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

Their original music is uplifting, encouraging and empowering, and their choice of covers is emblematic of their love for the classic songwriting of Buddy Holly, The Beatles and Bob Dylan. Long time New York City residents, they are regulars at the Clearwater Festival and have played legendary venues including Carnegie Hall, the Beacon Theater and the late lamented Bottom Line.  More information is available at The Kennedys website, http://www.kennedysmusic.com/videos.html.

The performance will take place at 8 p.m. at the Chappaqua Performing Arts Center, 480 N. Bedford Road, Chappaqua NY 10514.

Tickets are $45 and can be purchased online at brownpapertickets.com.  For more information: (914) 286-7680.

Founded in 1999, Axial Theatre is a professional theater company that presents contemporary theatrical hits, timeless stage classics, and original works, in mainstage spring and fall productions, plus a series of book-in-hand staged readings, and a bi-monthly Sunday Writers Series for play development. Axial’s affiliated Howard Meyer’s Acting Program offers acting classes for tweens through adults, as well as workshops for voice, movement, auditions and improvisation. Playwriting classes also are offered.



Bruce Apar

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Evelyn Mertens


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Betsy Klampert


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