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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
Auburn, Cayuga County, Life, Stage
Organizer works to address concerns raised by residents ahead of Woodstock 50 (video)

Organizer works to address concerns raised by residents ahead of Woodstock 50 (video)

Woodstock 50 is set to take place August 16-18 at Watkins Glen International. While there has been a lot of tense debate over the future of the event from the local community – officials are working to relax concerns about safety and ... MORE
Newark students participate in ‘Young Americans’ performance

Newark students participate in fast-paced, two-day event

In a word, it was amazing. Ask about any of the 100 students from the Newark Central School District who participated in the high-energy, fast-paced two-day “Young Americans” performance workshop held here March 8th and 9th and they’ll tell you it was ... MORE
Local schools running out of weather-related cancellation days

Local schools running out of weather-related cancellation days

With frequent snowstorms and other weather-related incidents hitting central New York this season, Cayuga County-area school districts are either getting close to their number of planned cancellation days or have already reached their limit. Every school has to be in session for ... MORE
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Busy month in Newark as music department plans big events

The Newark Central School Music Department has some big events planned for March. Cindy Briggs, Kelley School instrumental music teacher and K-12 Music Department Leader outlined the following events: – Performances of the Newark High School musical, “The Music Man” will be ... MORE
LOVERBOY, Sal Vulcano announced as spring acts at del Lago

LOVERBOY, Sal Vulcano announced as spring acts at del Lago

LOVERBOY and comedian Sal Vulcano will perform at del Lago Resort & Casino’s ‘The Vine’ this spring. LOVERBOY takes the stage on Friday, April 26, 2019 at 8 pm and Vulcano will perform on Sat, May 11 at 8 pm. Tickets for ... MORE
Marion school gets ready for

Marion school gets ready for spring musical, tickets go on sale later this month

Marion Central School and their award winning musical performances are at it again. Photos by Scott Hamill On March 8th and 9th 60 students will be involved with executing another spring program. The Tony Award winning musical No No Nanette will be ... MORE
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“The Young Americans” will hold workshop at Newark High School in March

“The Young Americans” will hold a two-day performance workshop at Newark High School March 8th and 9th as part of a brand new performing arts workshop tour of the Eastern Region of the US and Canada for the entire month of March ... MORE
Macedon woman recalls stand-in role for actress Blythe Danner

Macedon woman recalls stand-in role for actress Blythe Danner

A film premiering at the Sundance Film Festival tonight will have a familiar backdrop. "The Tomorrow Man" starring John Lithgow and Blythe Danner was filmed all around Rochester. It turned into an opportunity Jean Dlugosh of Macedon never imagined. "They were looking ... MORE
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South Seneca production of Up The Down Staircase debuts Friday night

“Hi, Teach!” are the first words to greet attractive Sylvia Barrett. There’s a special happiness in walking into the still-empty classroom and for the first time writing her name on the blackboard. Students pour into the classroom—cautious, testing, challenging. Simultaneously, there’s a ... MORE
Events, Life, Schools, Stage
St. Peter’s Art Community believes strongly in students performing

St. Peter’s Art Community believes strongly in students performing

Practice, practice, practice. Certainly instruction and practicing is important at the St. Peter’s Community Arts Academy, but performing is also an integral part of the programs offered. “Some 50 performances will take place this academic year to help students build confidence in ... MORE
Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra plays to a packed house in Newark High School Auditorium November 30th

Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra plays to a packed house in Newark High School Auditorium November 30th

A wonderful holiday music concert was performed by the incomparable Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra November 30th to a packed house in the Newark High School auditorium delighting concert-goers at the beginning of this holiday season. It was made possible, once again, through the ... MORE
Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival announces 2019 season auditions

Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival announces 2019 season auditions

The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival announces auditions for its 2019 Season. The upcoming auditions will be held in Auburn, NY and will be held, by appointment only, on January 25th, 26th and 27th, 2019. To schedule an Auburn audition appointment, visit ... MORE
Cayuga County theater thrills children with special showing of ‘The Polar Express’

Children thrilled by special showing of ‘Polar Express’ in Cayuga

The Auburn Citizen A line of families stretched from Track Cinema’s doors to the Fingerlakes Mall’s food court as they eagerly waited to see “The Polar Express” Sunday. For 25 cents, people of all ages could purchase a ticket to see the ... MORE
Cayuga County, Events, Life, Stage
North Rose-Wolcott chorus members participate in senior high area all-state festival

North Rose-Wolcott chorus members participate in senior high area all-state festival

Three North Rose-Wolcott High School chorus members performed at the NYSSMA senior high area all-state festival this weekend. Students from surrounding counties were selected to participate in the festival, held at Webster-Schroeder High School. Dominique Warring, Kennedy Jones represented NRW in the ... MORE