County of Fairfax, Virginia
The Robert Ames Alden Theatre
at the McLean Community Center
1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean, Va. 22101
Media Contact: Sabrina Anwah
Director of Communications
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, Sept. 1, 2023
Buckets N Boards brings lots of laughs and lots of beats to McLean Central Park on September 23
McLean, Va.---Back by popular demand after a successful show in 2021, Buckets N Boards Comedy Percussion Show returns to McLean Central Park for a free family concert at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 23, at the McLean Central Park Gazebo. Presented by The Alden at the McLean Community Center, the show features two masterful musicians and comedians, Matt Levingston and Gareth Sever, who play an amazing array of instruments and found objects. The park is located at 1468 Dolley Madison Blvd.
The Alden’s Director of Youth Theatre Programs Danielle Van Hook said the decision to bring the group back was easy. “From the minute BNB started playing in the gazebo two years ago, I knew we had to bring them back! We saw so many families picnicking and laughing together as well as people on their walks grabbing a spot for an unexpected performance. BNB is charming and funny for all ages---really!”
Buckets N Boards is a hilarious, high-energy and interactive show that has captivated audiences worldwide. It has something for everyone to enjoy—amazing tap dancing, clean comedy, body percussion, beatboxing and more! Born of Server’s and Livingston’s shared passion for music and rhythm, it showcases their natural joyous charm and lighting quick wit. The comedy is centered on improvisational interactions that come to life through the nonstop hilarious interplay between the performers and the audience.
Buckets N Boards has performed 10 critically acclaimed summer seasons in Branson, MO, performed with the Kansas City Symphony, and are currently one of the most requested headline acts on Disney Cruise Lines.
For more information, contact The Alden at 703-790-0123, TTY: 711 or visit the website, aldentheatre.org.
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About The Alden
Built in 1975, the 383-seat Robert Ames Alden Theatre, “The Alden,” is a cultural resource for the citizens of McLean and the Washington Metropolitan area that presents a full professional season of interdisciplinary and high-quality performances, lectures and educational programs for audiences of all ages.
Financial Assistance Available. The Alden firmly believes that the arts are for everyone. If you’re a resident of the MCC tax district (Dranesville Small District 1A) and would benefit from financial assistance in purchasing tickets, please email Patron Services Manager Evelyn Hill at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn how to access free and reduced-price tickets to Alden-presented events.
ADA Accommodations. The Alden is ADA-compliant and will make arrangements for accommodations. For ADA accommodations, contact Patron Services Manager Evelyn Hill at email@example.com or call 571-296-8385. To request this information in an alternate format, call 703-790-0123, TTY: 711, or visit: www.aldentheatre.org.
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The Robert Ames Alden Theatre is a cultural resource for the citizens of McLean that presents high-quality performances, lectures and educational programs for audiences of all ages. The Alden Theatre is ADA-compliant and will make arrangements for accommodations. To request this information in an alternate format, call 711.