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Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Ask any kid to pick a favorite fairy tale to hear before bed, and you’re likely to get a little hemming and hawing. That’s because they can’t stand the idea of hearing just one. They want you... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Thursday, August 13, 2015

The Perot malting elevator, one of the handful of oxidizing industrial structures that constitute the cultural playground of Silo City, was built in 1907 and processed thousands of tons of grain into... Read More

Thursday, August 13, 2015

As Western New Yorkers try to squeeze every last drop of outdoor enjoyment from this culturally saturated summer, heading into a dimly lit theater might not be the highest priority. Fortunately... Read More

By Hannah Gordon » Wednesday, July 29, 2015

“Peter Pan” is flying into Artpark this week with a Rochester native sailing in with it. John Bolton will play Captain Hook in the eight performances at Artpark starting Thursday... Read More

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

When we think about hotbeds for Shakespearean drama, Silver Lake does not immediately jump to mind. But perhaps it should. That small village, about an hour southeast of Buffalo, is home to the... Read More

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

If Shakespeare in Delaware Park’s production of “Romeo and Juliet” had a bit of lighthearted fun with gender roles – most notably with impossibly swashbuckling female... Read More

Thursday, July 9, 2015

In the 25-year history of MusicalFare Theatre, few shows have proven as popular as “Sisters of Swing: The Andrews Sisters Musical,” which returns Wednesday as part of the... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Monday, July 6, 2015

If theater exists in part to remind us why we’re alive, no play accomplishes this vital task with more poetry, more grace or more aching beauty than Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town.” The... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Thursday, June 18, 2015

Often, the mark of great theatrical sound design is how little you notice it. In a traditional production, the sound designer succeeds by sending subliminal signals to the audience, which either... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Next up in the Second Generation Theatre’s series of shows that drive drama students crazy: Andrew Lippa’s 2000 musical “The Wild Party,” a minor-key tale of dread and debauchery that has... Read More

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