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Storychick Rochester Storybooth

September 12th at 10:00am

Everyone has a story, and all stories matter. STORYCHICK ROCHESTER STORYBOOTH is back and it’s been upgraded! Visit the booth, listen to any of nine stories, and leave your own story about Fringe, Central Library, or life in Rochester. Experience the power of stories from fellow visitors told not only in their own words, but in their own voices. Stories range from 20 seconds to three minutes. Know that your voice will also be heard!

  • Length: 14820 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: Central Library: Dorris Carlson Reading Garden
  • Genre: Spoken Word

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Artists

September 12th at 5:00pm

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at RIT is member-led organization that offers a wide range of academic, cultural, and social programs and activities to enrich learners over 50. The Osher community includes an active group of artists in a wide variety of media who enjoy sharing their talents and interests with the organization in the Osher galleries. This exhibit is designed to highlight several of these talented artists.

  • Length: 300 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: The Little: Little Theatre Cafe Lobby
  • Genre: Visual Arts & Film

RIT Art House Showcase

September 12th at 5:00pm

Art House's purpose is to foster a creative and inclusive environment among its members, other special-interest-housing communities, and the RIT student body as a whole. It is dedicated to providing ample opportunities for members to develop personally, academically, and professionally. Members are encouraged to share their ideas, opinions, stories, skills, and hobbies so that they can continue to grow as artists as well as people.

  • Length: 300 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: The Little: Little Theatre Cafe Lobby
  • Genre: Visual Arts & Film

Ask Us Anything Booth

September 12th at 7:00pm

Need directions? Desperate for dating advice? Want tomorrow's weather forecast? Can't remember the name of that song you have stuck in your head? Forget high-tech, virtual assistants. Just ask Sori and Celexa, the keepers of knowledge at the Ask Us Anything Booth! Armed with road maps, dictionaries, encyclopedias, tarot cards, and a ukulele, they're proof that it doesn't really matter if the answers are right, as long as you share them with confidence.

  • Length: 120 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: Spiegelgarden
  • Genre: Comedy

Off-Monroe Players Gilbert and Sullivan Revue

September 12th at 7:00pm

Gilbert and Sullivan are the Rodgers and Hammerstein, the Pasek and Paul, of Victorian England. Spend some time with the duo that started it all. The Off-Monroe Players G&S Revue will have you sailing the seas with Pirates and Pinafores, taking a trip with Gondoliers to Utopia, and round it all out with a fast talking trip to see the Mikado. Terrific tunes, fast and funny words await in this G&S Sampler.

  • Length: 50 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: MuCCC
  • Genre: Theatre

Sinatra: "Straight Up"

September 12th at 7:00pm

Churchville-Chile native Daniel Henry return to the Fringe for his fourth consecutive year, taking the stage at Java's Café for two performances. With his rich and soothing tone, he'll deliver an hour of Sinatra's biggest hits – a powerful performance of favorite recordings. Will you hear yours? A pure tribute to Sinatra: STRAIGHT UP.

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: Java's Cafe
  • Genre: Music

The Phil Shakespeare Show

September 12th at 8:30pm

Join Will Shakespeare's cousin Phil as he presents a hilarious but informative look at the world of Elizabethan theater through games, puppets, songs, and audience participation.

  • Length: 50 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: MuCCC
  • Genre: Comedy

RIT City Space Fringe Debut

September 13th at 1:00pm

The College of Art and Design premieres its NEW City Space at Sibley Square!

  • Length: 240 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: RIT City Space: RIT City Space
  • Genre: Visual Arts & Film

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Artists

September 13th at 5:00pm

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at RIT is member-led organization that offers a wide range of academic, cultural, and social programs and activities to enrich learners over 50. The Osher community includes an active group of artists in a wide variety of media who enjoy sharing their talents and interests with the organization in the Osher galleries. This exhibit is designed to highlight several of these talented artists.

  • Length: 300 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: The Little: Little Theatre Cafe Lobby
  • Genre: Visual Arts & Film

RIT Art House Showcase

September 13th at 5:00pm

Art House's purpose is to foster a creative and inclusive environment among its members, other special-interest-housing communities, and the RIT student body as a whole. It is dedicated to providing ample opportunities for members to develop personally, academically, and professionally. Members are encouraged to share their ideas, opinions, stories, skills, and hobbies so that they can continue to grow as artists as well as people.

  • Length: 300 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: The Little: Little Theatre Cafe Lobby
  • Genre: Visual Arts & Film

The Extraordinary Muffin Theatre Spectacular

September 13th at 7:00pm

International performer Katherine Marino (PUSH Physical Theatre; AEMI Drama Festival, Shanghai; Fulbright Scholar) guides you through this snack-sized, dinner-theatre-on-a-budget. Buckle up for one gluten-packed hour full of quirky characters, live music, and circus feats. An incredible team of variety performers promises to entertain you with this masterful medley of movement and merrymaking. One muffin per ticket.

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: The Avyarium
  • Genre: Comedy

Mystic Stew

September 13th at 7:00pm

Mystic STEW: an ever-evolving recipe for good times and good tunes. A musical mixture of genres to suit the palates of many. Melancholy, whimsical, jumping for joy. Serious and sad – never to annoy. Taste may vary from day to day. Temperature can swing from hot to cool, but the volume will fill the soul and bend the rule. Relish!

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: Java's Cafe
  • Genre: Music

Phil Shakespeare and The Lord Chamberlain's Other Men present "The Tempest"

September 13th at 7:00pm

Will Shakespeare’s cousin Phil has rescued his drunken, miscreant troupe of vagabond actors from the hands of the law and dragged them to town to present a rollicking version of Will’s "The Tempest," while calling on the audience to help provide the magic.

  • Length: 50 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: MuCCC
  • Genre: Theatre

RIT City Space Fringe Debut

September 14th at 1:00pm

The College of Art and Design premieres its NEW City Space at Sibley Square!

  • Length: 240 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: RIT City Space: RIT City Space
  • Genre: Visual Arts & Film

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Artists

September 14th at 5:00pm

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at RIT is member-led organization that offers a wide range of academic, cultural, and social programs and activities to enrich learners over 50. The Osher community includes an active group of artists in a wide variety of media who enjoy sharing their talents and interests with the organization in the Osher galleries. This exhibit is designed to highlight several of these talented artists.

  • Length: 360 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: The Little: Little Theatre Cafe Lobby
  • Genre: Visual Arts & Film

RIT Art House Showcase

September 14th at 5:00pm

Art House's purpose is to foster a creative and inclusive environment among its members, other special-interest-housing communities, and the RIT student body as a whole. It is dedicated to providing ample opportunities for members to develop personally, academically, and professionally. Members are encouraged to share their ideas, opinions, stories, skills, and hobbies so that they can continue to grow as artists as well as people.

  • Length: 360 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: The Little: Little Theatre Cafe Lobby
  • Genre: Visual Arts & Film

PAXTOR

September 14th at 7:00pm

PAXTOR draws from countless pop, folk, and rock influences to create a seamless sound that is at once familiar and unique. It has been said that if folk music were a video game, they would have it set to 'high difficulty.' Piano, sax, and electric guitar weave together to create memorable, catchy melodies complimented by soulful singing and dance-able grooves. Imagine Man Man and Django Reinhardt going on a blind date with Devotchka and Don Vliet.

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: Java's Cafe
  • Genre: Music

TheFix @ the Fringe

September 14th at 7:00pm

A college band from Fredonia, NY, TheFix is where alternative rock meets funk and blues. Their debut album, PILOT, is OUT NOW! Hear it on Spotify, Apple Music, Google Play, etc. Dakota Lord (Lead Vocals), Kyle Lajoie (Lead Guitar), Matt Edwards (Drums), and Michael Tumbaco (Bass Guitar).

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

The Violet Hour

September 14th at 8:00pm

THE VIOLET HOUR explores the career of internationally acclaimed soprano Leontyne Price – from the early beginnings of her career up to her final performance of the opera, Aida, at the Metropolitan Opera House in 1985. With the ingenious use of projections and audio, Ms. Lamarre will portray the life of Ms. Leontyne Price, a truly iconic American.

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

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