Rochester’s theater community remembers Herb Katz

Rochester’s theater community remembers Herb Katz

Herb Katz, a local stage legend who was the first artistic director of the CenterStage at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester, died March 24 at the age of 82.

PUSH-ing back against loneliness amid social distancing

As we settle into an extended period of isolation, PUSH Physical Theatre is helping assuage loneliness by creating instructional videos about what they do best — using athleticism, simple gestures, and soulful artistry to tell a story.

Geva announces 2020-21 season

On Monday Geva Theatre Center announced its upcoming 48th season, which includes a lighthearted play about the niche world of air guitar competitions, an immersive new take on “Frankenstein," a tribute to Johnny Cash, and a Taliban-plot-centered drama.

Blackfriars Theatre announces 2020-21 season

Each of the six mainstage season productions will be directed by a woman. The 2020-21 season includes the longest-running music revue in Broadway history, a very Jane Austen Christmas production, and a coming-of-age soccer play.

Falling slowly

"Once" is a captivating musical, filled with story and heartache, ghosts and grief. It has every opportunity to be Dublin embodied on stage -- but the music must be honored the way it was written, or the production feels hollow.

God of our fathers

When the avant-garde rock musical "Jesus Christ Superstar" debuted on Broadway in 1971, it was the "Hamilton" of its time -- a flashy, pop culture retelling of historical events. RBTL is presenting the musical through Sunday, as part of the show's 50th anniversary tour.

She's not there

"Next to Normal" can best be defined as a rock musical and a moving journey through one family's battle with mental health, suicide, and drug abuse. It's shockingly relatable. The Goodman family could easily be living in Spencerport or Webster.


Digital Theater: Once @ Geva Theatre

Digital Theater: Once @ Geva Theatre

Musical Theatre Virtual Trivia Night @ A Magical Journey Thru Stages

Musical Theatre Virtual Trivia Night @ A Magical Journey Thru Stages

March 31, 7pm: Grades 6-8 Meeting ID: 735-838-854 March 31, 8pm: Grades...

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