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BardBending: A Same-Sex Shakespeare Sampler

September 12th at 7:00pm

WallByrd Theatre Co. is twisting around the conventions of gender in this modern mash-up of William Shakespeare’s greatest hits. From the side-splitting to the heart-wrenching, get a taste of the company's signature blend of pop-culture and classics. BARDBENDING: A SAME-SEX SHAKESPEARE SAMPLER uses a unique lens to view how gender defines (and redefines) some of the greatest stories ever told.

  • Length: 50 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: The Avyarium
  • Genre: Theatre

Parents & Children, Husbands & Wives: It's All Relatives

September 13th at 8:30pm

Acclaimed storyteller Penny Sterling (SPY IN THE HOUSE OF MEN) teams up with musicians Mike and Mel Muscarella (Violet Mary) to present songs and stories about their relatives. It’s an evening of tales about the people they love, told with humor, poignancy, and great music. And maybe a little wine. Okay, maybe MORE than a little wine.

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Geva Theatre Center: Fielding Stage
  • Genre: Multidisciplinary

Sunshine 2.0 Performance

September 14th at 6:00pm

Sunshine 2.0 performances involve the amazing use of movement, juggling, magic, and other artful, physical elements. The shows not only entertain, they help educate audiences about how the Deaf experience information, using a range of skits and short plays involving sign/mime, dance, gestures, ASL poetry, songs, and storytelling. All performances are presented in sign language and spoken English to provide full audience access.

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: The Little: Theatre 5
  • Genre: Theatre

Flower City Vaudeville's SECOND Annual Farewell Tour

September 15th at 2:00pm

Flower City Vaudeville is back with its SECOND ANNUAL Farewell Tour! Having gotten older and sillier, but no wiser, Ted Baumhauer, Ward Hartenstein, and Richard Hughson are at it again with another brand new show – this time featuring “The Maestro” on grand piano. Their unique and wacky mix of music, circus skills, and comedy mayhem returns to the Fringe for a family-friendly and ferociously funny seventh year in a row. Come join the fun!

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

BardBending: A Same-Sex Shakespeare Sampler

September 15th at 9:00pm

WallByrd Theatre Co. is twisting around the conventions of gender in this modern mash-up of William Shakespeare’s greatest hits. From the side-splitting to the heart-wrenching, get a taste of the company's signature blend of pop-culture and classics. BARDBENDING: A SAME-SEX SHAKESPEARE SAMPLER uses a unique lens to view how gender defines (and redefines) some of the greatest stories ever told.

  • Length: 50 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: The Avyarium
  • Genre: Theatre

Elemental Enormity

September 16th at 12:00pm

DeLucia-Benson Dance is a modern dance company based in NYC. Artistic Director, Erin DeLucia-Benson is a Rochester, NY native. She has danced professionally in NYC for 14 years. This new work, "Elemental Enormity", is an exploration of movement, music, sound, and materials. It explores the contrast of the ordinary to the extraordinary and offers unexpected visual displays of artistry.

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Lyric Theatre: Main Stage
  • Genre: Dance

The Kitchen Revue and Other Enticing Treats

September 16th at 1:00pm

THE KITCHEN REVUE AND OTHER ENTICING TREATS is an artful melting pot of music and dance. In Jeremy Vigil’s and Anne Harris Wilcox’s rendition, pots and utensils begin to stir, and emotions burst out in full force. Audiences witness the dancing merriment and mischief of the sanctimonious Pot, loving Lid, Twirling Stick, spineless Dishcloth, and noble Broom! Bohuslav Martinu’s instrumentation of violin, cello, trumpet, clarinet, bassoon, and piano simmer through this musical journey. A wonderful romp for all ages!
  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: School of the Arts: Allen Main Stage Theatre
  • Genre: Multidisciplinary

On The Way To Oz - a documentary film and discussion on diversity in the arts

September 16th at 3:00pm

Through a collective, creative process using dance and musical theatre, members of the RIT/NTID community (deaf, hard-of-hearing, and hearing students/faculty/staff) from diverse backgrounds discover new meanings about home, family, and a sense of belonging while nurturing and celebrating their differences. Come experience the behind-the-scenes creation of a theatrical production and join a discussion with the cast. Original production conceived, directed, and choreographed by 20-year RIT/NTID Director of Dance Thomas Warfield. Film by RIT graduate, Mark Knox.

  • Length: 90 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: The Little: Theatre 5
  • Genre: Visual Arts & Film

Parents & Children, Husbands & Wives: It's All Relatives

September 16th at 4:00pm

Acclaimed storyteller Penny Sterling (SPY IN THE HOUSE OF MEN) teams up with musicians Mike and Mel Muscarella (Violet Mary) to present songs and stories about their relatives. It’s an evening of tales about the people they love, told with humor, poignancy, and great music. And maybe a little wine. Okay, maybe MORE than a little wine.

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Geva Theatre Center: Fielding Stage
  • Genre: Multidisciplinary

Elemental Enormity

September 16th at 6:00pm

DeLucia-Benson Dance is a modern dance company based in NYC. Artistic Director, Erin DeLucia-Benson is a Rochester, NY native. She has danced professionally in NYC for 14 years. This new work, "Elemental Enormity", is an exploration of movement, music, sound, and materials. It explores the contrast of the ordinary to the extraordinary and offers unexpected visual displays of artistry.

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Lyric Theatre: Main Stage
  • Genre: Dance

The Kitchen Revue and Other Enticing Treats

September 19th at 5:30pm

THE KITCHEN REVUE AND OTHER ENTICING TREATS is an artful melting pot of music and dance. In Jeremy Vigil’s and Anne Harris Wilcox’s rendition, pots and utensils begin to stir, and emotions burst out in full force. Audiences witness the dancing merriment and mischief of the sanctimonious Pot, loving Lid, Twirling Stick, spineless Dishcloth, and noble Broom! Bohuslav Martinu’s instrumentation of violin, cello, trumpet, clarinet, bassoon, and piano simmer through this musical journey. A wonderful romp for all ages!
  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: School of the Arts: Allen Main Stage Theatre
  • Genre: Multidisciplinary

"Something's afoot..." A Literary Mystery at Central

September 19th at 6:00pm

There's been another crime committed at the Central library! An act of theft and plagiarism has gone unchecked, allowing the culprit to make millions, and we need your help to crack the case. Do YOU have what it takes to solve this mystery?? Come for a night full of delightful detection as you interview witnesses and examine clues. Put your sleuthing skills to the test!

  • Length: 120 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: Central Library: Harold Hacker Hall
  • Genre: Theatre

Parents & Children, Husbands & Wives: It's All Relatives

September 19th at 9:00pm

Acclaimed storyteller Penny Sterling (SPY IN THE HOUSE OF MEN) teams up with musicians Mike and Mel Muscarella (Violet Mary) to present songs and stories about their relatives. It’s an evening of tales about the people they love, told with humor, poignancy, and great music. And maybe a little wine. Okay, maybe MORE than a little wine.

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Geva Theatre Center: Fielding Stage
  • Genre: Multidisciplinary

Flower City Vaudeville's SECOND Annual Farewell Tour

September 20th at 5:15pm

Flower City Vaudeville is back with its SECOND ANNUAL Farewell Tour! Having gotten older and sillier, but no wiser, Ted Baumhauer, Ward Hartenstein, and Richard Hughson are at it again with another brand new show – this time featuring “The Maestro” on grand piano. Their unique and wacky mix of music, circus skills, and comedy mayhem returns to the Fringe for a family-friendly and ferociously funny seventh year in a row. Come join the fun!

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

BardBending: A Same-Sex Shakespeare Sampler

September 20th at 9:00pm

WallByrd Theatre Co. is twisting around the conventions of gender in this modern mash-up of William Shakespeare’s greatest hits. From the side-splitting to the heart-wrenching, get a taste of the company's signature blend of pop-culture and classics. BARDBENDING: A SAME-SEX SHAKESPEARE SAMPLER uses a unique lens to view how gender defines (and redefines) some of the greatest stories ever told.

  • Length: 50 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: The Avyarium
  • Genre: Theatre

Poetry in Motion

September 21st at 7:00pm

Poetry | Motion. Languages collide in this unique performance simultaneously performed with voice and movement. Creator Jonathan Lowery brings a career of movement and classical acting to the forefront as he navigates the frontiers of how our actions and words can speak with one voice.

  • Length: 45 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: The Avyarium
  • Genre: Multidisciplinary

Moments of Gold

September 22nd at 3:30pm

MOMENTS OF GOLD highlights some of the repertory of Madeline Kurtz and her company, MKrep. Her choreographic research focuses on the overlaps between competitive and concert dance, ultimately employing humor, sung/spoken text, and virtuosic movement vocabulary to both poke fun at and highlight the ways in which these two facets of the field can collide and coexist.

  • Length: 45 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: MuCCC
  • Genre: Dance

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