GO BACK FOR MURDER
Bristol Valley Theatre
The Bristol Valley Theatre, at 151 S. Main Street in Naples NY presents their 2012 mystery, Agatha Christie’s Go Back for Murder, from July 12 thru 22. A rarely performed gem of a mystery, this whodunit weaves a tale of family secrets and jealousies with deadly consequences that leaves its audience guessing until the final curtain. Call (585) 374-9032; or visit www.bvtnaple.org.
•AVENUE Q – This summer’s popular hit, Avenue Q at Geva Theatre, is going strong on their Mainstage at 75 Woodbury Blvd. Be sure to grab your ticket to this colorful and fun show before it leaves on July 21! And remember, as a kick-off to Geva’s 40th Anniversary Season, they’re offering forty $25 orchestra and balcony tickets to each show! Call (585) 232-GEVA.
•HILL CUMORAH PAGEANT – Celebrating its 75th anniversary this year, the Hill Cumorah Pageant is the annual outdoor theatrical production presented by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. The massive and most impressive theatrical experience will also feature new historical exhibits and presentations nightly on July 13 & 14 and from July 17 thru 21 on the Cumorah Hillside on Rt. 21, between Palmyra and Manchester. Call (315) 597-5851; or visit www.hillcumorah.org.
•MURDER MYSTER CRUISE – The Colonial Belle, which is docked at 400 Packet’s Landing in Fairport NY will host Murder Mystery Dinner Cruises on July 12, August 9 & 23, September 20 and October 11 this year. Call (585) 223-9470 for details and to reserve a seat.
•JCC SUMMERSTAGE – The Jewish Community Center’s program for aspiring actors, SummerStage, will present the popular and controversial show. Spring Awakening in the Hart Theatre, 1200 Edgewood Avenue, from July 14 thru 22. Their participants include area high school and college students. Call (585) 461-2000.
•BLACKFRIARS – Love, Loss and What I Wore will be performed from July 13 thru 22 by Blackfriars Theatre at 795 E. Main Street. The company is also presenting Tomfoolery, thru August 5; featuring the music of Tom Lehrer. For details and to reserve a ticket, call (585) 454-1260; or visit www.bftix.org.
•GENEVA THEATRE GUILD – Smith Opera House at 82 Seneca Street in Geneva NY will host the Geneva Theatre Guild production of Avenue Q from July 19 thru 22. Call (866) 355-LIVE.
•BLACK SHEEP THEATRE – The Black Sheep Theatre will perform Always…Patsy Cline at Christ the Good Shepherd Church, 1000 N. Winton Road. The show will feature Rochelle Pray as Patsy Cline and Debbie Tompkins as Louise Seger. Amanda Lobaugh directs with Charles Palella serving as Musical Director. Visit www.blacksheeptheatre.org.
•MuCCC – Upcoming productions at MuCCC, 142 Atlantic Avenue, include Necessary Targets by Eve Ensler and The Trojan Women by Euripides from July 13 thru 15; Tennessee Williams’ Not about Nightingales on July 16; and The Jewmaicans by Jacqueline Moe on July 19, 20 & 21. Visit www.muccc.org.
•TWO-MAN IMPROV – The debut of Buddies in Space, a Two-Man Improv comedy performance, will take place on July 14 at Black Sheep Theatre in Village Gate, 274 N. Goodman St. The group features S. Michael Smith and Michael Cursai who have over 30 years of comedy experience between them. (firstname.lastname@example.org)