Memorial Saturday for Rochester theater icon Barbara Biddy

Biddy was co-founder and artistic director of the Shipping Dock Theatre. Her life and work will be commemorated on Saturday with a service that's open to the public.

Review: 'The Undeniable Sound of Right Now'

Penned by playwright and screenwriter Laura Eason, "The Undeniable Sound of Right Now" is a fictional story about the owner of a CBGB-like club in Chicago. Closing out Blackfriars Theatre's season, the show captures the bittersweet act of passing the baton and a moving father-daughter relationship.

Theater review: 'Revival: The Resurrection of Son House'

Blues artist, son of a preacher, steel worker, farmer, husband, alcoholic, and one of the first black musicians to make a record in the United States. While these words all apply to Eddie "Son" House, they don't begin to tell his story the way Geva's latest world premiere, "Revival: The Resurrection of Son House," does.

Theater review: 'Hamilton'

One of the most exciting things about "Hamilton" is how it fits into the history of American musicals while drawing it forward. Lin-Manuel Miranda skillfully combines hip-hop and Broadway in this show, which seems to exist simultaneously in Colonial America and right now.

Nazareth College Arts Center promises variety in 2019-20 season

No two events are the same in the forthcoming season at the Nazareth College Arts Center. The 2019-20 season boasts a variety of entertainers from many different artistic disciplines, and with a wide swathe of cultural perspectives.

Theater preview: 'Things Went Horribly Wrong'

The first staging of New York City-based playwright Sarita Covington's new work, "Things Went Horribly Wrong," will be performed in Rochester this week. The production closes out The Avenue Blackbox Theatre's inaugural season, and each performance is paired with a Long Table Conversation.

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