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CenterStage’s 45th Season is Home-Grown
Live theatre is back in the JCC Hart Theater! Our new season is filled with epic homecomings, world premiere productions, and Artistic Director Ralph Meranto’s return to the stage.


Covid-19 Safety Policy
All audience members 12 and older will be required to show proof of full Covid-19 vaccination (completed at least 14 days prior to the date of the event) upon arrival. Masks will be required for all indoor events at this time.
 
For complete details and options for medial exemptions and social distance requests, click here or email centerstage@jccrochester.org
 

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It’s no secret that the arts were severely impacted by the pandemic. Even in normal years, ticket sales only cover around half of our total expenses. It’s our subscribers, sponsors, and donors that make it possible for us to present the high quality programming you have come to expect from CenterStage.
 
Gifts of $1,000 or more receive two subscription packages for all five season shows. Please contact us about show sponsorships and other underwriting opportunities. All donors over $100 receive listings in all season playbills and access to the Lipson Lounge for season performances. 
 

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SEARCHING FOR TEVYE…A Musical Journey from Brighton to Broadway
October 7–10, 2021
Directed by Tanya Moberly
Featuring Ben Kiley on piano and special guest Davida Bloom
 
WORLD PREMIERE – Brighton native Bruce Sabath has made a name for himself on Broadway and Off-Broadway in productions of Cagney, Stephen Sondheim’s Company and an 18-month run in Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish. In a show created especially for JCC CenterStage, Bruce entertains with Broadway classics, Yiddish gems, and more. Learn how a former theatre kid at Brighton High School left corporate America to rediscover his love of performing.
SOMETHING MAGICAL…Disney in Concert
December 4–19, 2021
Conceived and Directed by Tom Vazzana
Musical Direction and Arrangements by Andy Pratt
 
WORLD PREMIERE – Created exclusively for JCC CenterStage by Walt Disney World Creative Director (and Rochester native) Tom Vazzana, this once-in-a-lifetime theatrical event features the music of your favorite Disney films. A show for all ages.
HITMAKERS – Welcome to the 70s
February 5–20, 2022
Directed by Esther Winter
Musical Direction and Arrangements by Casey Filiaci
Written by Danny Kincaid-Kunz
 
ALL-NEW SHOW – Our newest tribute to the history of popular music highlights the diversity of rock music in the early 1970s with hits from The Eagles, Bill Withers, Stevie Wonder, The Carpenters, Carly Simon, Elton John, and more.
TRACY JONES
March 5–20, 2022 
A WORLD PREMIERE play by Stephen Kaplan
Directed by Lindsay Warren Baker
 
Tracy Jones feels very alone in world. Her solution? Rent the party room of “Jones Street Bar and Grill (the Place for Wings and Things)” and invite every woman in the world who is also named Tracy Jones! Will anyone come? Will she find a kindred spirit? And will her Personal-Party-host-with-the-most ever let her pour her own soda?
LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
May 7–22, 2022
Music by Alan Menken, Book and Lyrics by Howard Ashman
Based on the film by Roger Corman, screenplay by Charles Griffith
Musical Direction by Andy Pratt

A deviously delicious Broadway and Hollywood sci-fi smash musical, Little Shop Of Horrors has devoured the hearts of theatre-goers for 40 years. Artistic Director Ralph Meranto made his JCC debut as Seymour Krelborn in 1987 with then Artistic Director Herb Katz as Mr. Mushnik. This time, Ralph steps into the role of Mr. Mushnik and our own Marc Cataldi stars as Seymour. Presented in Memory of Herb Katz.

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