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Norm & the Outliers

September 23rd at 8:00pm

Norm & the Outliers is a jazz group composed of four musicians (none of whom is named "Norm," by the way) who also happen to be professors in the diverse fields of medicine, mathematics, and interactive games & media from both UR and RIT. The quartet's performances seek to bring audiences inspiration, excitement, emotional depth, humor, and, most of all, an overwhelming feeling of how great it is to be alive.

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: The Little: Café
  • Genre: Music

La Muralla

September 23rd at 8:15pm

La Muralla is synonymous with salsa, a musical genre that fuses Puerto Rican and Cuban sounds. The dynamic vocals of Johnnie Vega, Rafi Martinez and Luis “Guiso” Rivera are backed by a vibrant horn section, tight percussion, and impressive piano and bass.

  • Length: 45 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: Gibbs Street Main Stage
  • Genre: Music

Antigone

September 23rd at 8:30pm

ANTIGONE, the ancient Greek tale of one woman's stand for justice against the authority of the state, is presented by experienced local actors in a new translation by Canadian scholar, Ian Johnston. It features the Rochester stage debut of Chicago transplant, Emily Jusino, in the role of Antigone, as well as Roger Gans (Tiresias), David Byrne (Creon), and Rachel Pazda (Ismene). Reprised from MuCCC's August 10-19 run of THE THEBAN PLAYS OF SOPHOCLES.

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  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: MuCCC
  • Genre: Theatre

SHERO

September 23rd at 8:30pm

SHERO excitedly anticipates its third annual Fringe performance, returning this fall to the Allen Main Stage! A musical duo formed in Rochester, SHERO has welcomed tremendous success since the release of its debut iTunes single in 2015. The duo integrates high-energy pop music with fantastic themes, showcasing a style that can be compared to that of Katy Perry or Lady Gaga. SHERO's original music and familiar covers, performed live in concert, promise to deliver a scintillating night to remember!

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: School of the Arts: Allen Main Stage Theatre
  • Genre: Music

Dark Side of the Moon

September 23rd at 9:00pm

Take a trip back to 1973 and enjoy one of rock’s most successful albums, Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon. Joined by faculty and student performers from the University of Rochester and the Eastman School of Music, the League of Extraordinary Uncles will bring this present this psychedelic epic in its entirety and in its full glory.

  • Length: 45 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Eastman School of Music: Kilbourn Hall
  • Genre: Music

The Bicycle Men

September 23rd at 9:15pm

This sublimely bawdy, award-winning musical comedy tells the story of Steve, a hapless American cyclist whose bike breaks down in a small French village. There he encounters a bizarre assortment of twisted locals as he waits for his bike to be fixed. The Tour de France is child’s play compared to the tempest of lunacy that unfolds. Part Monty Python, part Second City, THE BICYCLE MEN will take you on a ride you won’t forget.

  • Length: 75 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Spiegeltent
  • Genre: Comedy

Prime Time Funk

September 23rd at 9:30pm

Formed in 1996 by James Richmond and the late Ralph Ortiz, Prime Time Funk is a 10-piece powerhouse of passionate musicians from Western New York. Together they write, arrange and perform a world-class combination of funk, jazz, blues and R&B that’s difficult to categorize but easy to feel. PTF is the official house band of the Rochester Music Hall of Fame, and has shared the stage with some of the world’s most respected acts, including Earth, Wind & Fire; Medeski, Martin & Wood; and The Temptations.

  • Length: 75 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: Gibbs Street Main Stage
  • Genre: Music

Hollywood Sex Farces of the 1960s

September 23rd at 10:00pm

In the early 1960s, John Borek learned about romantic relationships from movies starring Doris Day, Rock Hudson, Shirley MacLaine, and James Garner. PILLOW TALK, THAT TOUCH OF MINK, and THE THRILL OF IT ALL made him the enlightened man he is today. This show revisits those films and the well-adjusted, gender-sensitive, pro-woman generation they created.

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: MuCCC
  • Genre: Multidisciplinary

Home of the Brave

September 23rd at 10:00pm

Experience personal stories of today and get a glimpse of our possible future. Nine performers present eight original plays about life in Trump's America in 2017 and (way) beyond. HOME OF THE BRAVE is about protest, anger, despair, love, belief, personal destiny, patriotism, and ultimately: hope. All eight playwrights have a Rochester connection. From Theater Apparatus, which brought you FAR AWAY at last year's Fringe. #resist

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Writers & Books
  • Genre: Theatre

3D Sound Experience in the Immersive Igloo

September 23rd at 10:30pm

Submerge yourself in the soothing sounds of immersive music composed and presented by spatial sound artist, Tom Montagliano. Within his inflatable, 40-foot, glowing Immersive Igloo – that has traversed the Northeast to rave reviews – you’ll find yourself seated in a circle of eight speakers, bathing you in blankets of warm and wondrous vibrations. Close your eyes and let the ambient, electronic soundscapes guide you on your introspective adventure.

  • Length: 50 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Spiegelgarden
  • Genre: Multidisciplinary

BIG WIGS Featuring Mrs. Kasha Davis and Aggy Dune

September 23rd at 11:00pm

BIG WIGS is a high-energy, Las Vegas-style show featuring two Rochester drag legends: Mrs. Kasha Davis and Aggy Dune. Both RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE alums, these two outrageous talents have been sharing their dead-on impressions with sold-out crowds all over the country for years. Their fast-paced show includes all your favorite divas: Cher, Tina Turner, Celine Dion, Liza Minnelli, Madonna, Joan Rivers, Dolly Parton, Bette Midler, and many more.

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Blackfriars Theatre
  • Genre: Theatre

Silent Disco

September 23rd at 11:00pm

TOTAL SELL OUT every single year since 2013! The spectacular Spiegeltent is THE place for our signature giant dance party with a twist: you won’t hear a sound until you slip on a set of headphones. Wait, is that YMCA on one channel, Calvin Harris on the second and David Guetta on the third? A three-channel system and live DJs let you switch up your music at the touch of a button. You have to see – and not hear – to be a believer.

  • Length: 180 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Spiegeltent
  • Genre: Dance

3D Sound Experience in the Immersive Igloo

September 23rd at 11:59pm

Submerge yourself in the soothing sounds of immersive music composed and presented by spatial sound artist, Tom Montagliano. Within his inflatable, 40-foot, glowing Immersive Igloo – that has traversed the Northeast to rave reviews – you’ll find yourself seated in a circle of eight speakers, bathing you in blankets of warm and wondrous vibrations. Close your eyes and let the ambient, electronic soundscapes guide you on your introspective adventure.

  • Length: 51 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Spiegelgarden
  • Genre: Multidisciplinary

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