Category: Stage

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
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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
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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
Sands Constellation Theatre celebrates opening weekend in Canandaigua

Sands Constellation Theatre celebrates opening weekend in Canandaigua

Canandaigua is getting a new theater experience. The Sands Constellation Theatre, part of the Fort Hill Performing Arts Center on Fort Hill Avenue opened on Friday. The new $4.48 million, 427-seat commercial theater, and performing arts center occupies the former Canandaigua Academy ... MORE
Auburn Public Theater hosts drag show, radio play

Auburn Public Theater hosts drag show, radio play

Three events at Auburn Public Theater this weekend will take on a “wonderful” holiday theme. First, Haüs of Wonders will present the drag show “A Wonderful Wintertime” at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20, at the theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn. Hosted by ... MORE
Jay Leno returns to del Lago Resort & Casino in March 2020

Jay Leno returns to del Lago Resort & Casino in March 2020

Jay Leno is returning to del Lago Resort & Casino in 2020. The former “Tonight Show” host is returning to The Vine for shows on Friday, March 13th and Saturday, March 14th at 8:00 p.m. The comedian, who is also a best-selling ... MORE
Ithaca students break down sports and performing arts stigmas

Ithaca students break down sports and performing arts stigmas

In the latest edition of “Youth Voices,” a radio series that brings young local residents together to discuss issues they are passionate about, several students talk about the stigmas attached to participating in sports or the performing arts in school and how ... MORE
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Rehearsals underway for ‘Agonautika’ at Newark HS

Rehearsals are underway for the Newark High School Drams Club’s October 10 &11 performances of “Argonautika.” “Argonautika” is the story of Jason and the Golden Fleece that features some well known Greek mythology characters such as Athena, Hera, Aphrodite, Eros, Hercules, and ... MORE
SCP to hold auditions for ‘Odd Couple’

SCP to hold auditions for ‘Odd Couple’

Seneca Community Players announced today that they will hold auditions for their upcoming productions of both male and female versions of Neil Simon’s The Odd Couple on September 16 & 17. Seneca Community Players will be producing both plays simultaneously and they ... MORE
Civil resistance subject of original play being performed in Aurora

Civil resistance subject of original play being performed in Aurora

The true story of a student activist who resisted the Nazis will be told in “We Will Not Be Silent,” an original play being performed this weekend at the Morgan Opera House in Aurora. The show depicts the confrontation between 21-year-old Sophie ... MORE