The vacations are wonderful, but it is truly country music year on the Las Vegas Strip. Following relocating to Arlington, Texas, to preserve throughout final year’s pandemic spike, the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo arrives household to Las Vegas starting off on December 2, and it’s bringing all the concerts and parties that appear together with it.

The coming 7 days also marks a significant passing of the torch for Vegas enjoyment. Jointly in Vegas, the co-headlining region songs residency from Reba McEntire and Brooks & Dunn at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace, is closing out a productive 6-calendar year

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  • Emily Marsh plays Emily Connor in the live theater presentation of “Mystery Science Theater 3000,” as part of the “Time Bubble Tour.”

Emily Marsh knows how to nail a job interview. The problem, as she was interviewing with Joel Hodgson, the creator of the cult classic television show “Mystery Science Theater 3000,” was how to stand out from the many, many, many other singing puppeteers who would be sucking up

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  • Adryanna Elmendorf performs in “Pretty Fire,” the one-woman show by Charlayne Woodard, at Blackfriars Theatre through Nov. 7..

For its first indoors performance in 18 months, Blackfriars Theatre returns to the stage not with a bang but with a warm, inviting whisper.

“Pretty Fire,” a one-woman show written by Charlayne Woodard and directed by J. Simmons, is a lovely choice for a reintroduction to the

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It is been so extended since I’ve sat in a physical theatre that I just can’t don’t forget if audiences ordinarily applaud as soon as another person ways onstage to welcome them. Perhaps. But I definitely do not keep in mind the applause feeling as euphoric as

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When BIODANCE requires the stage on Tuesday, Sept. 14 to present its Rochester Fringe display “Elemental Forces,” it will be the premiere overall performance for downtown’s brand new executing arts center.

Formerly Xerox Auditorium, the renovated 700-seat Theater at Innovation Sq. will host a variety

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  • Rochester native Bruce Sabath, shown here on Broadway in “Fiddler on the Roof, in Yiddish,” stars in “Searching for Tevye” at JCC CenterStage in October.

The rise of the delta variant of the coronavirus makes all plans for in-person gatherings feel precarious, so looking ahead to local theater productions we’re excited about this fall is a bit of a leap of faith.

But the intoxicating return of live performances this summer, largely at

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“In February of 1983, I met this amazing British documentary filmmaker….”

These are the opening phrases of “Swimming to Cambodia,” the best-identified do the job of actor and author Spalding Gray, who took his lifetime when he jumped

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Diversity of genres and stories has increasingly been Mark Cuddy’s signature as artistic director at Geva Theatre Center. And diversity is as evident as ever in the eight shows announced Friday morning for the upcoming season.

This 49th Geva season is officially, sorta, the artistic director’s final season. After 27 years, Cuddy has announced he is retiring, although he says he’ll have a hand in developing the next season while Geva

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NEW YORK – A wide Broadway coalition of theater owners, producers, union leaders, creators and casting directors have hammered out a series of reforms and commitments for the theater industry to ensure equity, diversity, inclusion and accessibility.

The New Deal for Broadway emerged following a summit of industry leaders organized by Black Theatre United earlier this year. It outlines reforms that are short-term — to be implemented prior to Broadway’s reopening this fall — and long-term over the next few years.

“Just as we are all committed to create safe environments free from discrimination, sexual harassment and bullying, we are

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Acquainted faces are the theme of the JCC CenterStage’s 45th time, with a person now-familiar concern to deal with as well: the pandemic.

“Audiences are coming again,” artistic director Ralph Meranto mentioned, adhering to a summer time of outdoor events at the JCC CanalSide Outdoor Phase.

“By Oct, we feel the earth will be all set to occur back for live indoor theater.”

Yet less than

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