- $20 for one ticket to Thunder from Down Under (up to $39 value)
- When: Thursday, August 28, at 7 p.m.
- Where: Paramount Hudson Valley
- Seating: tier 1 or 2 in the orchestra or mezzanine
- Door time: 6 p.m.
- Ticket values include all fees.
- Click here to view the seating chart
Thunder from Down Under
The appeal of “Thunder from Down Under” is straightforward: handsome Australians riling up the crowd with their dance moves and flagrant shirtlessness. But the show has a charm beyond its six-packs and broad shoulders. For two decades, the blokes have entertained ladies on the Vegas strip, and now tour the world with a show the Las Vegas Review-Journal praised as having “a down ‘n’ dirty immediacy”—despite all its spectacle. Dashing pirates commandeer the hearts of audience members, and Roman warriors shed their armor piece by piece in a realistic recreation of the Battle of Tifernum. Time-traveling gangsters engage the eye in and out of their ’20s suits, disco makes a very adult resurgence, and guests take part in a sudsy, sultry car wash.
Paramount Hudson Valley
“A Paramount All-Talking Picture” starring Maurice Chevalier and Claudette Colbert drew great public fanfare when the Paramount Hudson Valley debuted in 1930. Then known as the Peekskill Paramount Theater, and owned by a subsidiary of mega-studio Paramount Pictures, the Westchester County Landmark stifled Great Depression and World War II woes as a grand movie house for decades. After shopping malls and TV thwarted its status as a movie house in the ’70s, the palace recently reemerged as the Paramount Hudson Valley and now attracts top-name live performers. Lovingly renovated to its original 1930s sheen, the theater sports new carpet, refurbished vintage theater seats, hand-painted ceiling canvas, and opera boxes.