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Yorktown Stage Announces Holiday Magic with MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET Yorktown Stage Announces Holiday Magic with MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET
by BWW News Desk on September 22, 2017 in Central New York

Kris Kringle takes on the cynics in this musical adaptation of the beloved holiday classic. (more...)
Opera Ithaca to Open 4th Season with PAGLIACCI Opera Ithaca to Open 4th Season with PAGLIACCI
by BWW News Desk on September 23, 2017 in Central New York

Opera Ithaca opens their 4th Season with Ruggero Leoncavallo's hit operatic thriller, Pagliacci, September 23rd thru September 30th at Ithaca's Circus Culture and September 25th at NYC's Slipper Room, marking the 125th anniversary of the opera's world premiere. (more...)
Patchogue Theatre & The Gateway present MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL! Patchogue Theatre & The Gateway present MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL!
by BWW News Desk on September 21, 2017 in Central New York

Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts (PTPA) and The Gateway will team up for a special presentation of GFour Productions' international hit show 'Menopause The Musical' on Sunday, Oct. 8 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., at Patchogue Theatre. 'Menopause The Musical' is a groundbreaking celebration of women who are on the brink of, in the middle of, or have survived The Change. The full cast has been announced. (more...)
Sarah Michelson's SEPTEMBER2017/ to Make World Premiere at the Fisher Center Sarah Michelson's SEPTEMBER2017/ to Make World Premiere at the Fisher Center
by BWW News Desk on September 22, 2017 in Central New York

Live Arts Bard (LAB), the residency and commissioning program of the Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College, has announced the world premiere of Sarah Michelson's September2017/, running September 22-24 at the Fisher Center. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/22 - HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, GYPSY, RENT, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/22 - HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, GYPSY, RENT, and More!
by BWW Special on September 22, 2017 in Central New York

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, GYPSY, RENT, and More! (more...)
Jimmy Curtin Sets the Record Straight in AN ACT OF GOD Jimmy Curtin Sets the Record Straight in AN ACT OF GOD
by BWW News Desk on September 21, 2017 in Central New York

Rarely Done Productions Presents 'An Act Of God' by David Javerbaum at Jazz Central 441 East Washington,Syracuse,NY 13202, on September 22,23,29 & 30. (more...)
Senator Chuck Schumer Tours LUMBERYARD Contemporary Performing Arts' Campus Senator Chuck Schumer Tours LUMBERYARD Contemporary Performing Arts' Campus
by BWW News Desk on September 20, 2017 in Central New York

Senator Chuck Schumer toured LUMBERYARD Contemporary Performing Arts' campus in Catskill, N.Y. the afternoon of Wednesday, September 20, 2017. Set to open in the spring of 2019, Phase One of the site will include a multi-building facility encompassing a column-free 5500 square foot theatre that can be reconfigured to replicate a variety of New York City stages as well as a lobby, artist housing, and a 5000 square foot studio and event space. (more...)
The Stray Cats' LEE ROCKER to Perform at Patchogue Theatre, 10/14 The Stray Cats' LEE ROCKER to Perform at Patchogue Theatre, 10/14
by BWW News Desk on September 20, 2017 in Central New York

Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts (PTPA) is proud to present Long Island's own Lee Rocker of the Stray Cats on Saturday, Oct. 14 at 8 p.m. Lee Rocker and the Stray Cats sold more than 10 million records, garnered an astounding 23 gold and platinum records worldwide, and were music video pioneers of MTV. The Stray Cat's worldwide mega hits Stray Cat Strut, Sexy and Seventeen and Rock this Town have become a part of the fabric of rock and roll. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has included Rock this Town as one of the 500 most important songs in rock. (more...)
Skidmore Theater Announces Fall 2017 Black Box Production Skidmore Theater Announces Fall 2017 Black Box Production
by BWW News Desk on September 19, 2017 in Central New York

The Skidmore College Theater Department is pleased to announce its Fall Black Box production, the national college premiere of Let The Right One In, based on the novel and film by John Ajvide Lindqvist and adapted for the stage by Jack Thorne. Skidmore alum and Brooklyn-based director and choreographer Rebecca Marzalek-Kelly guest directs this chilling and heart-wrenching production. Presented by arrangement with Marla Rubin Productions Ltd. (more...)
Pay-What-You-Will Performances Announced at Syracuse Stage Pay-What-You-Will Performances Announced at Syracuse Stage
by BWW News Desk on September 18, 2017 in Central New York

Syracuse Stage, Central New York's premiere professional theatre, will host one pay-what-you-will performance for each show in its 2017/2018 season. There will be 76 tickets available for whatever price patrons wish to pay. The first three pay-what-you-will performances are on the following dates: (more...)
MANHATTAN COMEDY NIGHT Announced at Landmark MANHATTAN COMEDY NIGHT Announced at Landmark
by BWW News Desk on September 18, 2017 in Central New York

Sandy Marks' Manhattan Comedy Night comes to Long Island Saturday, November 18, 8 PM. Scheduled to appear with Marks are Christian Finnegan, Lenny Marcus, Wil Sylvince and Bonnie McFarlane. (more...)
Riot with Three Come to Bridge Street Theatre on 9/30 Riot with Three Come to Bridge Street Theatre on 9/30
by BWW News Desk on September 18, 2017 in Central New York

The dynamic classical trio Riot with Three Alison Davy, soprano, Javier Oviedo, saxophone, and Gene Rohrer, piano make a triumphant return to Catskill's intimate Bridge Street Theatre on Saturday September 30 at 7:30 pm with an eclectic evening of contemporary and classical chamber works entitled 'The Nature of Music'. In this exquisite and wide-ranging program, which includes works by Handel, Hoiby, Assad, Laitman, Arnold, and Borgia, the ensemble celebrates everything from the grandeur of the great outdoors to sugar addiction with a vibrant combination of unbridled joy and dazzling technical expertise. (more...)
BWW Previews: CABARET at Schenectady Light Opera Company BWW Previews: CABARET at Schenectady Light Opera Company
by Kayleigh McClean on September 18, 2017 in Central New York

Schenectady Light Opera Company prepares to open it's 91st season with a lively, and timely production of CABARET. (more...)
Autistic Actor Leads THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME, Beginning Tonight at IRT Autistic Actor Leads THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME, Beginning Tonight at IRT
by BWW News Desk on September 19, 2017 in Central New York

The Indiana Repertory Theater (IRT) and Syracuse Stage welcomes Seattle-based actor Mickey Rowe as Christopher John Francis Boone in 'The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time' by Simon Stephens, which won a Tony Award for Best New Play. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Sep. 17 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Sep. 17
by Audition Roundup on September 17, 2017 in Central New York

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, September 17, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
THE SPEED OF DARKNESS Gets Regional Premiere THE SPEED OF DARKNESS Gets Regional Premiere
by BWW News Desk on September 15, 2017 in Central New York

Some went willingly, others were drafted. Some protested and stayed home, some protested and left the country. Regardless, too many didn't come back. The Speed of Darkness honors those who went but came back forever changed to a country unprepared to acknowledge and honor them. A drama of riveting power, author Steve Tesich's examination of a mid-western family torn apart by a sordid past becomes a compelling metaphor for our country's historical amnesia when it comes to Vietnam. (more...)
Ailey II Announces 2017-18 World Tour with Stops in Atlanta, France, Spain and More Ailey II Announces 2017-18 World Tour with Stops in Atlanta, France, Spain and More
by BWW News Desk on September 16, 2017 in Central New York

Ailey II kicks off a 32-city world tour this Today, September 16th, continuing through March 11th. (more...)
Sarah Michelson's SEPTEMBER2017/ to Make World Premiere at the Fisher Center Sarah Michelson's SEPTEMBER2017/ to Make World Premiere at the Fisher Center
by BWW News Desk on September 15, 2017 in Central New York

Live Arts Bard (LAB), the residency and commissioning program of the Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College, has announced the world premiere of Sarah Michelson's September2017/, running September 22-24 at the Fisher Center. (more...)
Dare2Draw & The Art Students League of NY Present BLACK with Kwanza Osajyefo and Tim Smith 3 Dare2Draw & The Art Students League of NY Present BLACK with Kwanza Osajyefo and Tim Smith 3
by BWW News Desk on September 15, 2017 in Central New York

For September, Dare2Draw is happy to present 'Black,' brilliantly drawn by Jamal Igle, with iconic covers by Khary Randolph. (more...)
Rockettes to Visit Tri-State Area Fans Who Bring Joy to Their Local Communities Rockettes to Visit Tri-State Area Fans Who Bring Joy to Their Local Communities
by BWW News Desk on September 14, 2017 in Central New York

This fall, the Radio City Rockettes are recognizing their tri-state area fans in Connecticut, Long Island, New Jersey and Westchester who spread joy to their local communities. Just as the Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes brings holiday cheer to millions of people every year, these fans were selected because they bring joy to others in their communities. As a part of their Gift of Joy program, the Rockettes will celebrate these individuals at eleven locations across the tri-state area and present them with special gift packages, including tickets to Opening Night of the Christmas Spectacular and Christmas Spectacular merchandise. These visits are open to the public. (more...)
Cortland Repertory Theatre Hosts Trivia Nights Starting Next Week Cortland Repertory Theatre Hosts Trivia Nights Starting Next Week
by BWW News Desk on September 14, 2017 in Central New York

Cortland Repertory Theatre will be hosting a series of three Trivia Nights, to be held on the third Thursday of September, October and November this fall. These fun and family-friendly events are fund raisers for CRT's Youth Programs, and will have multiple categories of questions each night, including pop culture, movies, sports, history and more. The events start at 7:00 PM at CRT Downtown, 24 Port Watson Street in downtown Cortland and will offer free snacks with a beer/wine cash bar. (more...)
LET THE RIGHT ONE IN and BIG LOVE Set for Skidmore Theater's Fall 2017 Season LET THE RIGHT ONE IN and BIG LOVE Set for Skidmore Theater's Fall 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk on September 14, 2017 in Central New York

Skidmore College Theater has announced its Fall 2017 season, featuring LET THE RIGHT ONE IN and BIG LOVE. Scroll down for details! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/15 - DREAMGIRLS, BOOK OF MORMON, And More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/15 - DREAMGIRLS, BOOK OF MORMON, And More!
by BWW Special on September 15, 2017 in Central New York

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Dreamgirls, The Odd Couple, The Book of Mormon, and more! (more...)
Civic Ensemble's The Class Divide Examines the Failures and Possibilities of Education Civic Ensemble's The Class Divide Examines the Failures and Possibilities of Education
by BWW News Desk on September 13, 2017 in Central New York

Civic Ensemble presents The Class Divide which observes the traditional mainstream public school education system through the lens of six high school students, their parents, and faculty, as they approach graduation day. The play begins on the high school seniors' special day and looks back on seminal moments of their education that has shaped their various imminent and rather uncertain futures. (more...)
Ailey II Announces 2017-18 World Tour with Stops in Atlanta, France, Spain and More Ailey II Announces 2017-18 World Tour with Stops in Atlanta, France, Spain and More
by BWW News Desk on September 13, 2017 in Central New York

Ailey II kicks off a 32-city world tour this Saturday, September 16th, continuing through March 11th. (more...)