Lights Up – Theatre

A hit in London and the Edinburgh Fringe Fest, the musical comedy “The Bicycle Men” is performed September 19-22 on the Geva Theatre Center Nextstage as part of The Rochester Fringe Festival. See our Festivals & Special Events section for more details.


Geva Theatre Mainstage
You Can’t Take It With You – a screwball comedy that pits the eccentric Sycamore family (prone to spontaneous eruptions of music, dance, poetry and fireworks) against button-up bigwigs of Wall Street and the IRS – comes to the Geva Theatre Center’s Mainstage, 75 Woodbury Blvd, from September 11 thru October 7.  A Pulitzer Prize-winning Broadway classic that the whole family will love, the show follows Alice Sycamore who agrees to marry the son of ultra-conservative parents.  Geva’s cast will feature stage and screen star Robert Vaughn (The Man from U.N.C.L.E.).  The Academy Award-nominee and Emmy winner leads an ensemble cast of accomplished performers.  Call (585) 232-GEVA for tickets.



•MuCCC – MuCCC at 142 Atlantic Avenue will present Kevin Heelan’s Heartland, directed by Tom Bigongiari, from September 5 thru 15.  The show was a success on Broadway and is both a psychological drama and a murder mystery as the lead character, Skeet, tries to stop a series of murders in his community…Justin Rielly’s American Enigma:  The 9/11 Play will be presented at MuCCC on September 11th at 7 p.m.  The show uses first-hand accounts of personal experiences on that fateful day.  Visit www.muccc.org.

•BLACK SHEEP THEATREWidowers’ Houses, by George Bernard Shaw, will be performed from September 7 thru 29 at Black Sheep Theatre, 274 N. Goodman Street under the direction of Jim Landers. The production features Laura Pratt, Al Young, Dan Maslyn, Brad Files, Katharine Sanford and Kathy Coughenour.  Reservations are suggested, call (585) 861-4816.

•BLACKFRIARS THEATRE – The 2012-13 season at Blackfriars Theatre, 795 East Main Street, opens with a return engagement of Love, Loss, And What I Wore by Nora and Delia Ephron.  The show is a collection of intimate stories based on the best selling book by Ilene Beckerman and runs September 6 thru 16.  Call (585) 454-1260.

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