Two stars of the original Broadway production of Rent will reprise their roles in that musical April 21-26 at the Auditorium Theatre.
If you don’t already have tickets, your summer Phishing plans may have to change, because Phish appears to be the hottest-selling show of the summer.
In their first year or so of scuffling around in the rehearsal attic, few bands nail down their sound as well as Auld Lang Syne has done with “Where My Fortune Lies,” a chunging, back-porch anthem featuring the beautifully harrowing vocals of Timothy Dick, surrounded by ghostly harmonies.
Comedies, topical dramas and a classic musical should make for a highly varied 2009-2010 season at the Jewish Community Center. The JCC’s CenterStage at 1200 Edgewood Ave. has just announced its next roster - though exact dates, audition times and ticket details are still being decided. Here’s the lineup for the subscription series’ 33rd year:
Theater is also a funny thing. One of the greatest perks about being in Rochester, is the access to excellent theater going experiences. Ladies Man has been running at Geva Theater for more than a few weeks now, and has extended its stay until May 10. It should not be missed.
Remember the surly-looking dude with a sharp hook who popped out of a mirror if you muttered his name five times? That was Candyman, the ill-tempered hero of a 1992 slasher movie by the same name. He was portrayed by Tony Todd, a Hollywood actor who’ll switch gears dramatically for his star turn in Geva Theatre Center’s next production.
On June 14 in the Eastman Theatre, WXXI screens a collection of jazz films for free as part of the Rochester International Jazz Festival.
Rochester offers many opportunities for emerging playwrights - most notably, Geva Theatre Center’s well-established series for new plays.
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