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Bev Nadler
Director of Adult Programs
bnadler@springfieldjcc.org
413-739-4715

Springfield Symphony Presents "Love on Broadway" with Maestro Rhodes

Saturday, February 22, 2020
7:30 pm
Location: Symphony Hall (34 Court Street, Springfield)

Maestro Rhodes is bringing another top notch cast of singers to Symphony Hall this February. Romance is in the air with some of the most beautiful and memorable songs about love from the Great White Way. Sit back, relax, and enjoy music from the dawn of Broadway with Gershwin and Cole Porter, Andrew Lloyd Webber, and Disney. Premium seats available.

Cost: $70 JCC members, $75 general public

Registration Deadline: February 13

"Finding Neverland" at the UMass Fine Arts Center

Tuesday, February 12
3:45 pm Pick up at Glenmeadow Retirement
4:00 pm Pick up at Springfield JCC
10:30 pm Return to Springfield/Longmeadow

Directed by the visionary Tony Award-winner Diane Paulus, Finding Neverland tells the incredible story behind one of the world’s most beloved characters: Peter Pan. The story follows the relationship between playwright J. M. Barrie and the family that inspired Peter Pan. The magic of Barrie’s classic tale springs spectacularly to life in this heartwarming theatrical event. Winner of Broadway.com’s Audience Choice Award for Best Musical, this breathtaking smash “captures the kid-at-heart,” says Time Magazine. Includes ticket price, transportation, and dinner at Hadley Farms Inn (all meals include garden salad, rolls, choice of merlot or chardonnay, coffee and tea, plus choice of mac and cheese, chicken piccata or grilled sirloin). Please indicate meal choice at registration.

Cost: $139 JCC members and Glenmeadow residents, $145 general public

Registration Deadline: February 10

Co-sponsored by Glenmeadow Retirement

"The King's Speech" at Hartford Stage

Wednesday, April 1
1:00 – 5:00 pm

With international war looming, England’s King George V dies, leaving the Crown and the crisis to his youngest son Bertie. Shy, fragile, and afflicted with a profound stammer, Bertie is ill-equipped to inspire and lead a people who are now instantaneously informed by a new invention: the wireless radio. He seeks help from Harley Street doctor Lionel Logue and finds an unexpected friendship. But can Logue actually cure the King? Their success or failure as therapist and patient will seal their destiny, the destiny of England, and, perhaps, the world. The film that followed the play won four Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, and Best Original Screenplay for original playwright David Seidler.

Cost: $85 JCC members and Glenmeadow residents, $90 general public

Registration Deadline: March 2

Co-sponsored by Glenmeadow Retirement

"TINA: The Tina Turner Musical" on Broadway

Waiting List Only!
Sunday, April 26
8:45 am – 9:30 pm

Tina Turner didn’t just break the rules – she rewrote them. From humble beginnings in Nutbush, Tennessee to her transformation into the global Queen of Rock and Roll, this new hit stage musical, presented in association with Tina Turner herself, reveals the untold story of a woman who dared to defy the bounds of her age, gender, and race. Tony nominee Adrienne Warren will star as Tina, the role she originated in London and for which she won the 2019 Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Musical. The show also won the award for Best New Musical. Bus will depart from the JCC at 8:45 am for a 3:00 pm matinee and will depart from NYC at 6:45 pm. Includes transportation, driver gratuity, and a rear center Orchestra seat.

Tickets available to JCC members September 9 through 30
Tickets on sale to general public starting October 1

Cost: $195 JCC members, $205 general public

New York Botanical Garden - Kusama: Cosmic Nature

Tuesday, June 2
7:00 am Pick up at Springfield Museums (State Street Parking Lot)
7:30 am Pick up at Springfield JCC
7:00 pm Return to Springfield

Experience this multisensory presentation of the work of the internationally celebrated Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama. Exclusive to NYBG, this exhibition is designed to capture and illuminate the artist’s profound engagement with nature throughout the changing seasons from spring into fall. Kusama’s lifelong fascination with the natural world will be revealed in depth with multiple installations, including her signature mirrored environments and organic forms, polka-dotted sculptures of colossal flora, mesmerizing nature-based paintings, biomorphic collages, words on paper, botanical sketches, as well as spectacular horticultural showcase in the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory. Bus will depart from the Springfield Museums at 7:00 am/Springfield JCC at 7:30 am and will depart New York at 4:00 pm. Bring your own lunch or get lunch on your own at the cafe or one of the food trucks. Includes transportation, driver gratuity, and the Kusama Plus admission which consists of an 11:30 am guided walking tour and entry to the conservatory, the works within the Mertz Library Building, and the outdoor exhibition.

Cost: $120 JCC and Springfield Museum members, $135 general public

Registration Deadline: May 26

Co-sponsored by the Museum School at Springfield Museums

"South Pacific" at Goodspeed Opera House

Thursday, June 11
10:30 am – 6:00 pm

On a lush tropical island during WWII, battles of the heart are center stage in this Rodgers and Hammerstein classic. Lovestruck nurse Nellie Forbush falls for a French planter, while Lieutenant Joe Cable finds himself drawn to a local. In an exotic world of risk and romance, prejudice clouds their potential paradise. Be swept away by twin love stories and a rapturous score that includes “Some Enchanted Evening,” “I’m Gonna Wash That Man Right Outta My Hair,” “Bali Ha’i,” and more. Trip includes transportation, orchestra seat, driver gratuity, and lunch at the Gelston House.

Cost: $125 JCC members, Glenmeadow residents, and past trip participants; $130 general public

Registration Deadline: May 8

Co-sponsored by Glenmeadow Retirement

"Anne of Green Gables" at Goodspeed Opera House

Wednesday, August 12
10:30 am – 6:00 pm

Anne Shirley just arrived on Prince Edward Island and she’s creating quite a stir. Adopted by siblings Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert, Anne is feisty, smart, and eager to find her own place in the world. But is the world ready for her? Fall in love with the endearing redhead of the classic novel, now reimagined as a vibrant folk-rock musical for all generations. With bold choreography, witty humor, and a revolutionary spirit, this is Green Gables as you’ve never seen it before! Trip includes transportation, orchestra seat, driver gratuity, and lunch at the Gelston House.

Cost: $125 JCC members, Glenmeadow residents, and past trip participants; $130 general public

Registration Deadline: July 10

Co-sponsored by Glenmeadow Retirement

"Candide" at Goodspeed Opera House

Wednesday, October 21
10:30 am – 6:00 pm

It’s the best of all possible worlds in Leonard Bernstein’s madcap musical adventure! Candide’s enduring optimism is tested time and again as he bounces from Europe to the New World in search of opportunity, meaning, and his elusive true love, Cunegonde. Comic opera meets musical comedy in a glittering tale of temptation and tragedy, joy and discovery, illusion and reality. Trip includes transportation, orchestra seat, driver gratuity, and lunch at the Gelston House.

Cost: $125 JCC members, Glenmeadow residents, and past trip participants; $130 general public

Registration Deadline: September 18

Co-sponsored by Glenmeadow Retirement

Adriatic and Aegean Allure Cruise

Monday, May 4 – Sunday, May 17, 2020

From Italy to Greece, indulge in an unforgettable experience including fabled ports of call and a two night stay in Athens. Trip highlights include a stop in Dubrovnik, Croatia, the Temple of Artemis in Turkey, and the beaches of Syros in Greece. Enjoy a 10-night stay on the completely renovated Oceania Sirena, home to four gourmet restaurants, eight lounges and bars, the award-winning Canyon Ranch® spa, a heated pool, and a variety of entertainment including guest lecturers, world-class musical performances, and a Monte Carlo-style casino.

Trip includes:

  • Roundtrip coach airfare Boston/Venice, returning Athens/Boston
  • Transfers as required to and from airports and cruise ship to hotel
  • Gourmet meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) while on cruise
  • Six shore excursions per cabin
  • Private cocktail party for the JCC group
  • Pre-paid ship gratuities
  • $100 shipboard credit per stateroom
  • Half day tour of Venice prior to boarding ship
  • Two nights at the superior first class Athens Plaza Hotel, including breakfast
  • Gratuities for land services in Venice and Athens
  • Full touring program in Athens, including Jewish Athens
  • All taxes, service charges
  • Roundtrip transportation to Logan Airport will be arranged for a nominal fee if there is sufficient interest

Cost:
For JCC members, pricing begins at:
$4,499 inside cabin, per person based on double occupancy
$4,869 outside cabin, per person based on double occupancy
$6,059 veranda stateroom with balcony, per person based on double occupancy

For non-members, add $100 per person.

Cabin availability diminishes quickly. Register soon to ensure that you can book your first choice.

Limited to 30 participants.

Contact Bev Nadler at (413) 739-4715 or bnadler@springfieldjcc.org to register or for more information.

Click here for complete itinerary, all pricing information, and map.

Download the registration packet here.

Mediterranean Cooking Experience on the Amalfi Coast – Women Only

October 25 – November 1, 2020

Are you a self-proclaimed “foodie”? Whether you love cooking or enjoy taste-testing, this is the trip for you. Imagine yourself sitting under a wisteria-covered pergola, sipping a glass of cold Prosecco, looking out on shimmering blue waters. Your stay in a charming boutique hotel is complete with cooking classes in a dedicated teaching kitchen and memorable excursions to cheese, olive oil, and wine tastings, as well as outings to Pompeii and Capri.

Your trip includes:

  • Roundtrip coach non-stop airfare from JFK – Rome
  • Group arrival and departure transfer between Rome and Sant’Agata
  • Six night accommodation in double/twin occupancy at 5-star superior boutique hotel Oasi Olimpia Relais in Sant’Agara sui Due Golfi near Sorrento
  • All breakfasts, four lunches, and five dinners (including one dinner at 2-star Michelin Don Alfonso 1890), all with unlimited local wine, water, and coffee
  • Three hands-on cooking classes and one pizza class
  • Excursions to Pompeii, Capri, towns of the Amalfi Coast
  • Artisan food visits and tastings for cheese, olive oil, and wine
  • Transportation and guides throughout the week
  • All taxes, service charges, and gratuities
  • Full-time dedicated expert tour escort and JCC Adult Director
  • Roundtrip transportation to JFK will be arranged for a nominal fee if there is sufficient interest

Cost:
JCC members: $5,150 per person based on double occupancy
Non-members: $5,250 per person, based on double occupancy
Single supplement: $475

Trip will run with a minimum of 12 and a maximum of 18.

Click here to download trip flyer.

To register or for more information, click here.