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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

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

A single mother’s struggle to keep her small family together in a tough neighborhood rife with drugs and violence provides the dramatic thrust of “F.B.E.” (“Family Before... Read More

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Teenage schemes and Hollywood dreams propel the action of Neil Simon’s poignant comedy “I Ought to Be in Pictures,” the next offering from Desiderio’s Dinner Theatre (5827... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Thursday, May 28, 2015

When Trey Parker and Matt Stone’s irreverent and foul-mouthed musical “The Book of Mormon” opened on Broadway in 2011, it was greeted with the kind of mania and fervor one might expect from the... Read More

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