Category: Stage

Friends of Stewart Park to host free events on 4th of July

Friends of Stewart Park to host free events on 4th of July

Friends of Stewart Park (FSP) warmly invites the public to celebrate Stewart Park’s centennial with an array of fun free events kicked off by a 100th Birthday Bash on Sunday, July 4th from 1pm-3pm. Stewart Park opened to the public on the ... MORE
St. Peter’s Community Arts Academy holding two recitals for ballet and choir Saturday

St. Peter’s Community Arts Academy holding two recitals for ballet and choir Saturday

Tomorrow St. Peter’s Community Arts Academy will have two recitals showing their students and choirs talents. The show will being at 4 p.m. in the Pat Collins Black Box Theatre at the Boys & Girls Club of Geneva on Carter Road. At ... MORE
Uncle Kracker to perform at the New York State Fair

Uncle Kracker to perform at the New York State Fair

Uncle Kracker will be among various artists performing at the New York State Fair this summer. Uncle Kracker is known for his hits “Follow Me” and “Drift Away.” After performing previously in 2004, 2009 and 2014, he will perform his fourth show ... MORE
GrassRoots Live!

GrassRoots Live! event taking place of GrassRoots Festival this year

As Tompkins County returns to normal after the pandemic, Finger Lakes GrassRoots Festival organizers are planning an event for 2021 called GrassRoots Live! The event will have a series of limited capacity PODS (Personal Outdoor Dance Space) concerts every night from July ... MORE
Live Nation requiring proof of vaccination for concerts this summer

Live Nation requiring proof of vaccination for concerts this summer

The St. Joseph’s Health Amphitheater at Lakeview is requiring attendees to be fully vaccinated this summer. Live Nation, the concert promoter, says attendees can show proof of vaccination with their card or by utilizing the New York Excelsior Pass. Photo ID is ... MORE
Events, Festivals, Life, Stage
Four more performers added to CMAC’s performance list for August 2021

Four more performers added to CMAC’s performance list for August 2021

CMAC has announced four more shows coming to the venue this summer. Harry Connick Jr. And His Band will be playing August 12, Lynyrd Skynyrd on August 19, Little Big Town on August 20, and King Crimson on August 26. Tickets go ... MORE
Bristol Valley Theater returning live performances

Bristol Valley Theater returning live performances

After presenting the usual six play summer season virtually in 2020, the Bristol Valley Theater is bringing the season back with live theater from June 9 to September 4. The accommodations include a new stage with limited, socially distanced seating outdoors, according ... MORE
Seneca Community Players to host auditions for ‘Little Women – the Broadway Musical’

Seneca Community Players to host auditions for ‘Little Women – the Broadway Musical’

Seneca Community Players (SCP) has announced auditions for its upcoming musical production of “Little Women – the Broadway Musical.” The musical’s book is by Allan Knee, with lyrics by Mindi Dickstein, and music by Jason Howland. Based on Louisa May Alcott’s 1869 ... MORE
Life, Seneca County, Stage
Movie filmed in Utica released this weekend on digital platforms

Movie set and filmed in Utica released this weekend on digital platforms

A new movie that was shot in Central New York is finally hitting screens five years after filming. “As Long As We Both Shall Live,” filmed and set in Utica, NY, was released on digital platforms on Friday. The move is a ... MORE
Life, Stage, Syracuse Area
Geneva Theatre Guild Youth Theatre looking for new program coordinator

Geneva Theatre Guild Youth Theatre looking for new program coordinator

The Geneva Theatre Guild Youth Theatre seeks a Youth Theatre Program Coordinator to build on its 35-year mission to bring the experience of theatre to the youth of Geneva and the surrounding areas. Preferred Qualifications: Experience/education in theatre education, including working with ... MORE
Regal says it will suspend operations at all locations in US

Regal says it will suspend operations at all locations in US

Regal says it is suspending operation at all of its theaters in the U.S. effective October 8th. The move was announced on Twitter Monday afternoon. “In response to an increasingly challenging theatrical landscape and sustained key market closures, Regal will suspend operations ... MORE
Theater operators growing frustrated with lack of guidance from NYS on reopening

Theater operators growing frustrated with lack of guidance from NYS on reopening

There’s growing frustration among theater operators in New York State as officials lag on giving clear guidance about COVID reopening. The theater industry, which was struggling before the pandemic arrived, has been gutted by the virus and associated economic shutdowns. Here in ... MORE
Business, News, Stage
DAILY DEBRIEF: Smith Center stands tall during tough times in Geneva (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Smith Center stands tall during tough times in Geneva (podcast)

In this historic region – it’s not difficult to find organizations, or even buildings – that have stood through a lot. While the Finger Lakes region is rich with history, the Smith Center embodies that entirely. Standing mightily in historic, downtown Geneva ... MORE
Oscars nomination for Harriet actress sets local stage for history, change

Oscars nomination for Harriet actress sets local stage for history, change

On Monday, the Academy announced their nominations for the 92nd Academy Awards and the biopic Harriet earned two nominations. Actress Cynthia Erivo was nominated for her portrayal of Harriet Tubman as the Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role ... MORE
Newark HS spring musical getting underway, even in planning stages

Newark HS spring musical getting underway, even in planning stages

It’s that time of year again when rehearsals for the Newark High School spring musical have begun and a flurry of myriad preparatory activities for the March 6th-8th production is in full swing. So why this show? “I was drawn to “Big ... MORE