East Meadow, NY –
Act I will kick off the evening with South Shore Symphony performing “Peter and the Wolf.” Act II will include dancers from American Ballet Theater performing Pas de Deux from Sleeping Beauty, Geisel, and Swan Lake. Dancers performing from American Ballet Theater include: Nicole Graniero, Mikhail Ilyin, Anna Liceica, Vitali Krauchenka, Daniel Mantei, Stephanie Williams, Marie Lorene Fichauz, and Cristian Laverde Koenig. Narrating the evening will be Kevin Cavais from American Idol Fame. Cavais will also be singing “Somewhere Over the Rainbow.”
Much of the programming at the Lakeside Theatre is made possible through the Nassau County Hotel/Motel Proceeds Grant, which are proceeds from taxes on hotel and motel rooms in Nassau County. Since 2006, Nassau County has received more than ten million dollars from the Hotel/Motel Proceeds Grant, which also has assisted in historic building restoration and other cultural enhancements.
The Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre is located near parking fields 6 and 6A in Eisenhower Park. Lakeside Theatre is a venue with no formal seating. Concertgoers are urged to bring folding chairs or blankets. Special accommodations are available for disabled patrons, including reserved parking, easily accessible restrooms and a convenient reserved location on the hill. Assistive hearing devices are also available upon request for the hearing impaired.
About Eisenhower Park Eisenhower Park is located in East Meadow, with entrances on Hempstead Turnpike and Merrick Avenue. As one of the largest public spaces in the New York metropolitan area, Eisenhower Park offers a full range of athletic and family activities, including one of the finest swimming facilities in the U.S., three world-class golf courses, dozens of athletic fields and courts, picnic areas, playgrounds, fitness trails and more. If weather conditions are doubtful, please call: (516) 572-0355 after 6:30 p.m.
For further information about the Nassau County Department of Parks, Recreation and Museums please call: (516) 572-0200 or visit the website at: www.nassaucountyny.gov/parks.