Rochesterians get jazzed at 'Chicago'

For those who want a fun and even silly experience, the show's Lucille Ball-esque slapstick humor and vampy tunes hit the right note.

Theater review: 'Ordinary Days'

Set in New York City and bursting with song, "Ordinary Days" follows four intertwining storylines, unveiling the surprising ways that a few lives can overlap in a city of more than eight million people.

Theater review: 'The Magician's Daughter'

Geva presents the world premiere of Lila Rose Kaplan's semi-autobiographical play about a daughter's relationship with her high-functioning addict father.

Remembering Rochester theater icon Barbara Biddy

As co-founder and artistic director of Shipping Dock Theatre, the late Barbara Biddy gave Rochester audiences entertainment that could be edgy, but was frequently thought-provoking for over 30 years.

Theater review: 'Peter Pan'

With an ensemble of more than 40 (including many elementary and middle school-age children) and a jovial, gender-neutral Peter Pan, Robert Wesleyan College Community Theatre’s production of J. M. Barrie’s classic story is a celebration of youth, joy, and freedom.

Theater review: 'The Last Night of Ballyhoo'

While holiday classics have their place, it's refreshing to see a new option on the season once in a while. "The Last Night of Ballyhoo" doesn't contain a single Christmas carol or Santa sighting, but it's an insightful look at the prejudices a community can hold against even its own members.

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