Phylicia Rashad Kicks Off ArtsRock 2020 Virtual Season


ArtsRock Pivots To Online Entertainment; Kicks Off Tonight @ 7 PM

Emmy-nominated actress Phylicia Rashad, from stage and television’s “The Cosby Show” and “This Is Us,” will kick off the 2020 ArtsRock Season “In Conversation” with ArtsRock Executive Director Elliott Forrest tonight at 7 pm.

The discussion will be streamed live online and include question-and-answers with the virtual audience.

A force to be reckoned with on Broadway, Rashad will be joining ArtsRock as the Nyack-based organization pivots, along with the rest of the global arts community, to maintain safe virtual environments for all who remain committed to helping the arts thrive in these uncertain times. Tickets for the 2020 season are on sale now.

“Songs of Protest 4” on Oct. 24 will feature more than a dozen performers, including Grammy winners Branford Marsalis, Suzanne Vega and Tom Chapin, Alice Leon, John Forster and more.

Shirley Crabbe’s Jazz for Kids on Nov. 7 will be a play-and-sing-along experience featuring the music of Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington and Dizzy Gillespie.

Classical pianist Simone Dinnerstein on Nov. 15th will perform the works of Schubert and Philip Glass live and online from the Union Arts Center in Sparkill, Rockland County. Robin Quivers from “The Howard Stern Show” will host. Tickets per household cost $10, $25 and $50

ArtsRock is the premiere, award-winning performing arts organization in Rockland County, NY. For information and interviews, contact Helene Bon at 917 566 1603 or email Information on the 2020 season can be found at