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KeyBank Rochester Fringe Show Submissions Open Tonight Photo KeyBank Rochester Fringe Show Submissions Open Tonight
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 8, 2021

Starting today at 7 PM (EST), shows may apply to participate in the KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival via rochesterfringe.com through Tuesday, June 29.  

KeyBank Rochester Fringe Opens Show Submissions June 8 Photo KeyBank Rochester Fringe Opens Show Submissions June 8
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 3, 2021

Organizers of the KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival announce today that shows may apply to participate in the 2021 Fringe via rochesterfringe.com from Tuesday, June 8 through Tuesday, June 29.

10th Annual KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival Will Be Held This September Photo 10th Annual KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival Will Be Held This September
by Stephi Wild - Apr 2, 2021

Today, New York State is allowing indoor and outdoor performing arts venues to reopen. Organizers of the KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival announce that they are planning a hybrid experience for their tenth annual festival, featuring both safely enjoyed, in-person as well as online performances and events.

Rochester Fringe Festival To Receive $30,000 Award From NEA Photo Rochester Fringe Festival To Receive $30,000 Award From NEA
by Stephi Wild - Feb 4, 2021

Rochester Fringe Festival, Inc.  has been approved for a $30,000 Grants for Arts Projects award to support its 2021 festival, the largest National Endowment for the Arts award in the Fringe's history.

KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival To Ring In The New Year With SHOTSPEARE Photo KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival To Ring In The New Year With SHOTSPEARE
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 16, 2020

KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival announces a special New Year's Eve encore performance of the improvised Shakespearean comedy, Shotspeare Presents: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare…sort of on December 31 at 8 pm Eastern.

BETTE DAVIS AIN'T FOR SISSIES Adds Live-streaming Shows Through December 17 Photo BETTE DAVIS AIN'T FOR SISSIES Adds Live-streaming Shows Through December 17
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 18, 2020

BETTE DAVIS AIN'T FOR SISSIES Adds Streaming And In-person Shows Through November 12 Photo BETTE DAVIS AIN'T FOR SISSIES Adds Streaming And In-person Shows Through November 12
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 19, 2020

BETTE DAVIS AIN'T FOR SISSIES has added live streaming and in-person performance options through November 12. Written and performed by Jessica Sherr (Blue Bloods, Annie, Claws), it is directed by Karen Carpenter (Harry Townsend's Last Stand, Love Loss and What I Wore).

BETTE DAVIS AIN'T FOR SISSIES, MADE FOR EACH OTHER & More Present Live Pop-up Outdoor Photo BETTE DAVIS AIN'T FOR SISSIES, MADE FOR EACH OTHER & More Present Live Pop-up Outdoor Performances in NYC
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 30, 2020

A handful of intrepid solo performers are presenting live, outdoor pop up performances of their acclaimed solo shows this Fall. These intimate storytelling events are presented using the LiveTours app and performed for an audience of 14 or less.

KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival Opens Next Week Photo KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival Opens Next Week
by Stephi Wild - Sep 11, 2020

The 12-day, ninth annual KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival won't take over downtown this year, but it will engage plenty of arts lovers in their own homes from Tuesday, September 15 through Saturday, September 26.

KEYBANK ROCHESTER FRINGE FESTIVAL @ HOME Features Over 170 Virtual Productions Photo KEYBANK ROCHESTER FRINGE FESTIVAL @ HOME Features Over 170 Virtual Productions
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 25, 2020

Organizers of the 2020 KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival announced the entire lineup of their ninth annual festival (Tuesday, Sept. 15 - Saturday, Sept. 26) via a streaming, virtual BIG REVEAL press conference this morning. For 12 days, KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival @ Home will feature more than 175 online productions,.

KEYBANK ROCHESTER FRINGE FESTIVAL to Announce Lineup of Ninth Annual Festival With Sp Photo KEYBANK ROCHESTER FRINGE FESTIVAL to Announce Lineup of Ninth Annual Festival With Special Virtual Reveal
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 10, 2020

Organizers of the 2020 KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival will announce the entire lineup of their ninth annual festival (Tuesday, Sept. 15 - Saturday, Sept. 26) via a virtual BIG REVEAL on Tuesday, August 25 at 10:30 AM (ET).

KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival Is On, Reimagined For 2020 Photo KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival Is On, Reimagined For 2020
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 12, 2020

Organizers of the 2020 KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival announce that their ninth annual festival will take place as planned on Tuesday, September 15 a?" Saturday, September 26, but major changes are required in order to address public health and safety concerns during the continued threat of COVID-19.

Photo Flash: Check Out New Production Images of Len Cariou and David Lansbury in HARR Photo Photo Flash: Check Out New Production Images of Len Cariou and David Lansbury in HARRY TOWNSEND'S LAST STAND
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 10, 2020

Harry Townsend's Last Stand,¬†a new play written by¬†George Eastman¬†(The Snow Job; Bitter Exchange)¬†and directed by¬†Karen Carpenter¬†(Love, Loss and What I Wore; Handle With Care) currently stars¬†Tony¬ģ Award winner¬†Len Cariou¬†and¬†David Lansbury¬†(Broadway:¬†War Horse,¬†Hedda Gabler, The Heidi Chronicles;¬†Michael Clayton; 'Oz' on HBO). The play has been extended until¬†April 5th.

David Lansbury to Replace Craig Bierko in HARRY TOWNSEND'S LAST STAND Photo David Lansbury to Replace Craig Bierko in HARRY TOWNSEND'S LAST STAND
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 4, 2020

Harry Townsend's Last Stand a new play written by George Eastman (The Snow Job; Bitter Exchange) and directed by Karen Carpenter (Love, Loss and What I Wore; Handle With Care) has announced that beginning Monday, March 9, Tony¬ģ Award winner Len Cariou will be joined by David Lansbury (Broadway: War Horse, Hedda Gabler, The Heidi Chronicles; Michael Clayton; 'Oz' on HBO). Lansbury replaces Craig Bierko in the role of Harry Townsend's son, Alan.

Karen Carpenter to Direct Industry Reading of BETTE DAVIS AIN'T FOR SISSIES Written B Photo Karen Carpenter to Direct Industry Reading of BETTE DAVIS AIN'T FOR SISSIES Written By and Starring Jessica Sherr
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 19, 2020

The acclaimed one woman show 'Bette Davis Ain't for Sissies' will be given a closed industry reading later this month, directed by Karen Carpenter (Harry Townsend's Last Stand, Love Loss and What I Wore) and starring Jessica Sherr, presented at Open Jar Studios.

Rochester Fringe Opens Show Submissions On March 1 Photo Rochester Fringe Opens Show Submissions On March 1
by Stephi Wild - Feb 10, 2020

Organizers of the 2020 KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival (Tuesday, September 15 a?" Saturday, September 26) will open this year's show-submission process on Friday, March 1, 2020 at 9 a.m. (EST). Through April 15 at 11:59 p.m. (EST), artists and producers from all over the world may submit production proposals at no cost directly to the 2019 Fringe's 20+ venues via rochesterfringe.com.

Photo Flash: Richard Kind and More Stop By HARRY TOWNSEND'S LAST STAND Photo Photo Flash: Richard Kind and More Stop By HARRY TOWNSEND'S LAST STAND
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 23, 2020

Harry Townsend's Last Stand, which recently extended its limited run through April 5th due to enormous response from critics and audience alike welcomed some stars for a backstage visit! Check out photos below!

HARRY TOWNSEND'S LAST STAND Starring Len Cariou and Craig Bierko Has Been Extended In Photo HARRY TOWNSEND'S LAST STAND Starring Len Cariou and Craig Bierko Has Been Extended Into April
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 21, 2020

Harry Townsend's Last Stand a new play written by George Eastman (The Snow Job; Bitter Exchange) and directed by Karen Carpenter (Love, Loss and What I Wore; Handle With Care), has extended its limited run through April 5th due to enormous response from critics and audience alike, it was announced today by producerDennis Grimaldi (A Gentlemen's Guide...; Love Letters, Angels in America, Other People's Money). This is the final extension and the play must close on that date.

Photo Coverage: HARRY TOWNSEND'S LAST STAND Celebrates Opening Night Photo Photo Coverage: HARRY TOWNSEND'S LAST STAND Celebrates Opening Night
by Linda Lenzi - Dec 5, 2019

Harry Townsend's Last Stand (www.HarryTownsendsLastStand.com) a new play written by George Eastman (The Snow Job; Bitter Exchange) and directed by Karen Carpenter (Love, Loss and What I Wore; Handle With Care), just opened at New York City Center Stage II (131 West 55th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues) and is produced by Dennis Grimaldi (A Gentlemen's Guide...; Love Letters, Angels in America, Other People's Money). Starring Three time Tony¬ģ Award Nominee and Tony¬ģ Award winner, Len Cariou (title role in Sweeney Todd; A Little Night Music with Glynis Johns and Hermione Gingold; Applause starring Lauren Bacall; 'Blue Bloods') and Craig Bierko (Tony¬ģ Award and Drama Desk Award nominee, Music Man; 'The Long Kiss Goodnight, 'UnREAL,' 'Blue Bloods').

Review Roundup: HARRY TOWNSEND'S LAST STAND - What Did the Critics Think? Photo Review Roundup: HARRY TOWNSEND'S LAST STAND - What Did the Critics Think?
by Review Roundups - Dec 5, 2019

Harry Townsend's Last Stand (www.HarryTownsendsLastStand.com) a new play written by George Eastman (The Snow Job; Bitter Exchange) and directed by Karen Carpenter (Love, Loss and What I Wore; Handle With Care), premieres at New York City Center Stage II (131 West 55th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues).

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