North Star Players resurrect Tulsa Massacre 100 years later

The North Star Players are now staging “Emancipation Denied: The Story of Black Wall Street," a play about the Tulsa Massacre.

Geva Theatre presents the real, and stolen, James Bond

In “The Real James Bond… Was Dominican,” writer-actor Christopher Rivas asks how the man behind such a monumental figure simply vanished.

JCC CenterStage takes it outside

The JCC’s CenterStage is erecting a giant tent to stage shows as a workaround to indoor capacity restrictions that are cost-prohibitive.

RBTL resets, yet again, for fall season — and yes, 'Hamilton' is on schedule

The plans are contingent on a loosening of state guidelines for venue capacity.

'Tenacious Women' making their way to Geva’s stage

Geva Theatre Center's new commissioning project calls on 25 playwrights to tell the stories of local women who have had a vital impact on society.

In 'Constellations,' one couple connects across many universes

'Constellations' explores the infinite possibilities of one relationship and the tension between choice and fate, played out in the space of an hour.

Geva retools its 2021-22 schedule in these ‘absolutely, might’ times

As the arts attempt to emerge from the pandemic shutdown, Geva Theatre Center has a gradual seven-step plan to return to live performances.

The stardust of RIT’s ‘Spoon River Anthology’

RIT's National Technical Institute for the Deaf presents Edgar Lee Master's "Spoon River Anthology," connecting the 1918 pandemic era to the present-day COVID crisis.

John Borek reflects on a page-turner of a life

John Borek, an experimental theater producer and former bookstore owner, recently published his memoir, "The Club Van Cortlandt."

RBTL and other theaters grapple with long, dark season of entertainment discontent

As we enter the darkest period yet of the coronavirus pandemic, venues such as Rochester’s Auditorium Theatre are shuttered in uncertainty.


Madelein Smith, Malcom Whitfield @ Comedy @ the Carlson

Introduction to Juneteenth @ 540WMain

Introduction to Juneteenth @ 540WMain

An online workshop offering a historical scope of Juneteenth, and its significance...

Strike for Freedom: Frederick Douglass in Scotland (2019) @ Virtual Central Library

Screening & discussion with director Parisa Urquhart....

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