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LeAnn Rimes To Headline Ridgefield Playhouse Gala Fundraiser

LeAnn Rimes is set to headline a performance and gala at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Friday.
LeAnn Rimes is set to headline a performance and gala at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Friday. Photo Credit: Courtesy Sara Hertel

RIDGEFIELD, Conn. -- Country and pop superstar LeAnn Rimes is coming to The Ridgefield Playhouse on Friday for its 13th anniversary gala fundraiser.

Rimes will headline the event and is scheduled to sing her popular songs, including "How Do I Live?" and "Can't Fight The Moonlight," during the performance.

"In addition to star power entertainment, Gala ticket holders will enjoy dinner-by-the-bite, an open bar and silent auction with one-of-a-kind items, including signed instruments by some of the artists who have performed at the Playhouse, all beginning at 5:30 p.m. in Yanity Gym, adjacent to the box office," said a press release. "The space undergoes an enchanting transformation for the Gala, so rain or shine, the evening promises to be spectacular."

The food will be provided by several area restaurants and caterers, including  Bailey’s Farm-to-Table, Bernard’s, Bissell House, Bistro 7, Carvel, Fifty Coins, Some Things Fishy Catering, Nature’s Temptations, Southwest Café, La Piazza, Little Pub, Pinkberry, Terra Sole, The Cake Box and 8500 Wood Fired Pizza, according to the release.

The Gala Honorees are Lori Berisford and Elaine Cox. The Arts Volunteer Award will be presented to Alex Fischetti, who works as an usher/greeter at the Playhouse, by his mentor, actor Charles Grodin.

Tickets are $195 for VIP seating, $175 for orchestra seating and $110 for mezzanine seating. For tickets, call the box office at 203-438-5795 or go online to The Ridgefield Playhouse website .

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