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Altar Boyz

September 10th at 7:00pm

Rochester-area premiere! This foot-stomping, rafter-raising musical comedy chronicles a fictitious Christian boy band on the last night of their “Raise the Praise” tour. Featuring five all-singing, all-dancing heartthrobs from Ohio: Matthew, Mark, Luke, Juan and Abraham, "The Altar Boyz" will delight audiences with its tight harmonies and spectacular choreography. With a cast of Rochester favorites, Last Fool Productions’ Fringe offering delivers a message of unity: "There is no star as bright as its constellation, no harmony in a single voice."

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Lyric Theatre: Cabaret Hall
  • Genre: Theatre

BardBending: Fight Club Edition

September 10th at 7:00pm

WallByrd Theatre Co. is back with a new action-packed mash-up of William Shakespeare’s greatest hits. This year they’re “bending” convention to bring out the Bard’s inner beast! It’s stage combat in the center ring as "BardBending: Fight Club Edition" samples a slew of Shakespeare’s best-known (and a few unexpected) conflicts. Be it blades or bare knuckles, it’s a bloody free-for-all featuring the company's signature blend of pop culture and classics.

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

Bushwhacked British Bake Off

September 10th at 7:00pm

Join the barmy ladies of Bushwhacked for the ultimate improvised baking battle of a lifetime. Over the course of one hour, audience members will tackle tricky trials and tasty tribulations in their quest to be crowned as the Bushwhacked British Bake Off Champion. On your marks, get set, bake! *No baking experience necessary. (The Bushwhacked gals have none, so why should they expect you to?) Only 16 tickets per show.

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Spiegelgarden
  • Genre: Comedy

Cirque du Fringe: D'illusion

September 10th at 7:30pm

From the creators of sold-out Spiegeltent hits SideShow and Eclectic Attraction comes another blockbuster world premiere created especially for Fringe by Las Vegas masterminds, Matt and Heidi Morgan. Starring illusionist Rod Raven – irreverently portrayed by Matt himself – and his eccentric assistant Heidi, this cast of top international artists features whip-cracking wizards, gravity-defying phenoms, masters of magical mayhem and live, original music.

  • Length: 90 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Spiegeltent
  • Genre: Multidisciplinary

Notes from the Field

September 10th at 8:00pm

Spoken word poetry from a National GLBTQ Slam Poem Winner and author of two books which were Lambda finalists. This poetry extravanganza is a exploration of the here, now and then intersections of race, sex, class and sexuality. It is about being Black, Queer, Female and Awake aka WOKE in the Dis-United States of America. It is a journey about survival, transgression and liberation. Dorchester, MA's Letta Neely will read "Juba," "Here," and from her newest book/CD: Geographies of Power.

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: Java's
  • Genre: Spoken Word

The Unethical Dalai Lama

September 10th at 8:00pm

"The Unethical Dalai Lama” is a one-man show that explores the depth of a man's morality and how it is challenged and expanded through his experiences in life. This dynamic show deconstructs everyday habits and social constructs and protests their validity and functionality through spoken word, song, dance, monologue, visuals and instrumentation. Its purpose is to have the audience take a deep look at their actions and morals and determine the motivation behind them.

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

Bushwhacked Backyard BONFIRE

September 10th at 8:30pm

Back by popular demand, those madcap ladies of Bushwhacked have brushed off their hats, aired out the tent, and gone back to their roots. Join them to give summer the send-off it deserves with a night of campfire revelry under the moonlit sky. With your sassy input, this show will surely be filled with laughter, ridiculous bonding activities, and "s'more". Nothing says Fringe like open flames and two irresponsible improvisers!

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Spiegelgarden
  • Genre: Comedy

Somewhere In Between

September 11th at 6:00pm

"Somewhere In Between" is a collaborative work created with the intention of exploring individuality within the lens of gender expression. This evening-length work is comprised of dance, music and poetry, creating an all-inclusive atmosphere that will allow audiences to delve into their own experiences while witnessing this multi-disciplinary performance. Choreographed by Artistic Director Zachary Frazee and dancers, while accompanied by local poets and featured musician Greg Woodsbie, this performance should not be missed.

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

The Writer's Fairytale (by Kindred Soles)

September 11th at 6:30pm

A writer creates an educational show about the structure of a story, with a fairy tale setting. All bets are off when the prince fights with his words, the princess is not all that she seems, and the evil queen just wants to show off. The duo of Aspie Works founder Justin Rielly and ex-Geva Comedy Improv artist Danielle Erway create this freeform love letter to writing, and what happens when “once upon a time” gets silly and fun.

  • Length: 75 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: The Avyarium
  • Genre: Theatre

Bushwhacked British Bake Off

September 11th at 7:00pm

Join the barmy ladies of Bushwhacked for the ultimate improvised baking battle of a lifetime. Over the course of one hour, audience members will tackle tricky trials and tasty tribulations in their quest to be crowned as the Bushwhacked British Bake Off Champion. On your marks, get set, bake! *No baking experience necessary. (The Bushwhacked gals have none, so why should they expect you to?) Only 16 tickets per show.

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Spiegelgarden
  • Genre: Comedy

Create A Space NOW

September 11th at 7:00pm

Through the eyes of choreographer/director Hettie Barnhill comes an immersive and site-specific theatrical experience using dance, film and text to further the discussion around #BLACKLIVESMATTER and the recent events pertaining to race relations in America. For mature audiences.

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

Cirque du Fringe: D'illusion

September 11th at 7:30pm

From the creators of sold-out Spiegeltent hits SideShow and Eclectic Attraction comes another blockbuster world premiere created especially for Fringe by Las Vegas masterminds, Matt and Heidi Morgan. Starring illusionist Rod Raven – irreverently portrayed by Matt himself – and his eccentric assistant Heidi, this cast of top international artists features whip-cracking wizards, gravity-defying phenoms, masters of magical mayhem and live, original music.

  • Length: 90 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Spiegeltent
  • Genre: Multidisciplinary

Won't You Be My Neighbor?

September 11th at 8:00pm

(PG-13, 2018, Morgan Neville, 94 mins)

The feel-good, award-winning hit of 2018! Fred Rogers pioneered the way for a sanctuary to gently discuss difficult topics that other children’s media providers wouldn’t touch. His creation of the iconic Mister Roger’s Neighborhood influenced children around the world, and even authorities in government.

  • Length: 94 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: Spiegelgarden
  • Genre: Visual Arts & Film

Bushwhacked Backyard BONFIRE

September 11th at 8:30pm

Back by popular demand, those madcap ladies of Bushwhacked have brushed off their hats, aired out the tent, and gone back to their roots. Join them to give summer the send-off it deserves with a night of campfire revelry under the moonlit sky. With your sassy input, this show will surely be filled with laughter, ridiculous bonding activities, and "s'more". Nothing says Fringe like open flames and two irresponsible improvisers!

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Spiegelgarden
  • Genre: Comedy

Drive-In Dramas

September 12th at 5:30pm

SOLD OUT FOR 2019! From the creative team behind Dashboard Dramas comes the classic-car edition of a Fringe favorite! This unique show takes place in the SOTA Courtyard, where the audience rotates through four vintage automobiles from Great Lakes Classic Cars in Hilton, NY. Each classic car features an original ten-minute play set in the period-specific era of that vehicle. Don't miss this one-of-a-kind and stylish experience. Only eight tickets per performance!

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: School of the Arts: Courtyard
  • Genre: Theatre

Somewhere In Between

September 12th at 6:00pm

"Somewhere In Between" is a collaborative work created with the intention of exploring individuality within the lens of gender expression. This evening-length work is comprised of dance, music and poetry, creating an all-inclusive atmosphere that will allow audiences to delve into their own experiences while witnessing this multi-disciplinary performance. Choreographed by Artistic Director Zachary Frazee and dancers, while accompanied by local poets and featured musician Greg Woodsbie, this performance should not be missed.

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

Drive-In Dramas

September 12th at 6:30pm

SOLD OUT FOR 2019! From the creative team behind Dashboard Dramas comes the classic-car edition of a Fringe favorite! This unique show takes place in the SOTA Courtyard, where the audience rotates through four vintage automobiles from Great Lakes Classic Cars in Hilton, NY. Each classic car features an original ten-minute play set in the period-specific era of that vehicle. Don't miss this one-of-a-kind and stylish experience. Only eight tickets per performance!

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: School of the Arts: Courtyard
  • Genre: Theatre

Bushwhacked British Bake Off

September 12th at 7:00pm

Join the barmy ladies of Bushwhacked for the ultimate improvised baking battle of a lifetime. Over the course of one hour, audience members will tackle tricky trials and tasty tribulations in their quest to be crowned as the Bushwhacked British Bake Off Champion. On your marks, get set, bake! *No baking experience necessary. (The Bushwhacked gals have none, so why should they expect you to?) Only 16 tickets per show.

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Spiegelgarden
  • Genre: Comedy

ENDLESS

September 12th at 7:00pm

"Endless" is a 45-minute dance piece set to the music of Frank Ocean's album, "Endless." It looks deeper into relationships, love, insecurity, identity, depression, control and the complications that come with being alive. A constant flow of contemporary/modern-based storytelling movement, "Endless" is riddled with questions, but offers no answers. Audience perspective is the only meaning.

  • Length: 50 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: School of the Arts: Allen Main Stage Theatre
  • Genre: Dance

Cirque du Fringe: D'illusion

September 12th at 7:30pm

From the creators of sold-out Spiegeltent hits SideShow and Eclectic Attraction comes another blockbuster world premiere created especially for Fringe by Las Vegas masterminds, Matt and Heidi Morgan. Starring illusionist Rod Raven – irreverently portrayed by Matt himself – and his eccentric assistant Heidi, this cast of top international artists features whip-cracking wizards, gravity-defying phenoms, masters of magical mayhem and live, original music.

  • Length: 90 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Spiegeltent
  • Genre: Multidisciplinary

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