Category: 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
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
Life, Scholastic, Schools, Sports, Stage
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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
Aurora, Cayuga County, Events, Life, Stage
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Summer performances coming to Mynderse Academy this weekend

Theatre444 partners with Mynderse Academy Drama Club to present summer performances of the critically acclaimed musical Pippin with start-times slated for 8 p.m. Thursday, August 1; Friday, August 2 and Saturday, August 3 as well as an afternoon showtime at 2 p.m ... MORE
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The Music Man wins awards, recognition at Stars of Tomorrow ceremony for Newark

The Newark High School Spring Musical Production of “The Music Man” won awards and recognition at the Rochester Broadway Theater League’s 21st Stars of Tomorrow Recognition Ceremony May 16th at the Auditorium Theatre in Rochester. The awards of recognition in Division B ... MORE
Next to Normal comes to Geneva in May

Next to Normal comes to Geneva in May

Theatre 444 gets ready to take center stage with performances of Next to Normal at the Pat Collins Black Box Theater at the Geneva Community Center on May 2, 3 and 4 at 8 p.m. as well as Sunday, May 5 at 2 ... MORE
Play about mental health comes to Auburn

Play about mental health comes to Auburn

A play about a young girl’s efforts to remind her mother that life is worth living will shine a light on mental illness Friday in Auburn. Terri and Bart Wasilenko, co-presidents of the Cayuga County affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental ... MORE
Meet the new owner of the Auburn Schine Theater

Meet the new owner of the Auburn Schine Theater

Walking into the Auburn Schine Theater two years ago, most developers would have been daunted by what they saw: ruptured ceilings, plaster debris, bird droppings. Not Bryan Bowers. Bowers is founder and president of Asbestos & Environmental Consulting Corporation and Bowers Development, ... MORE