CenterStage Theatre

Upcoming Shows

Purchase tickets at the JCC Main Desk, or by phone at (585) 461-2000, or online.

Live open captioned performances available for some shows, as noted. Seats in right section have best view of interpreter.

Division Street

Division Street

November 2 - 17

A Hollywood couple’s interracial marriage is put to the test when one of them is nominated for a Golden Globe for playing a racist cop. A fresh look at media influence and cultural appropriation from the author of Church & State.

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Sonny Landreth & Cindy Cashdollar

Sonny Landreth & Cindy Cashdollar

November 17

Presented by “Abilene on the Road” and The House of Guitars

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Brad Zimmerman: My Rise to the Middle

Brad Zimmerman: My Rise to the Middle

November 17

Brad “My Son the Waiter” Returns Brad Zimmerman’s solo show My Son The Waiter was a huge hit at CenterStage. Brad returns to Rochester to unveil his new show My Rise to the Middle. The former opening act to Joan Rivers and George Carlin takes the stage November 17 at Comedy @ The Carlson.

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 The T'n'T Tour: Tommy Castro & Tinsley Ellis

The T'n'T Tour: Tommy Castro & Tinsley Ellis

November 18

Two forces of nature from the blues world play the same stage. Tinsley Ellis and Tommy Castro & The Painkillers will deliver an evening of high energy blues, rock, and soul music that is sure to lift your spirits.

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Jay Blakesberg

Jay Blakesberg

November 19

San Francisco based photographer Jay Blakesberg spent 41 years photographing Jerry Garcia and the Grateful Dead. Join him in celebration of the release of his new photography book, Jerry Garcia: Secret Space of Dreams, and a 75-minute Grateful Dead slideshow and storytelling presentation. There will be a book signing immediately following his presentation.

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Raging Skillet

Raging Skillet

December 7 - 22

THE TRUE LIFE ADVENTURES OF A PUNK ROCK CATERER
Once Chef Rossi’s mother discovered the microwave, home cooked meals became a thing of the past. What starts as Rossi’s rebellion against her Orthodox Jewish mom ends with her becoming NYC’s #1 punk rock caterer in this hilarious and irreverent comedy.

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Raise Your Glass II: Celebrate Good Times!

Raise Your Glass II: Celebrate Good Times!

December 28, 2019 - January 5, 2020

CenterStage favorites Laura Marron, Janine Mercandetti, Abby Rice and Laura Jean Smillie-Diekmann return with an all-new musical celebration.

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Big Wigs

Big Wigs

December 29 - 31

Back by popular demand for the 9th straight year.

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Hit Makers: Origins of Classic Rock

Hit Makers: Origins of Classic Rock

February 1, 2020 - 16

British Invasion pioneers The Who, The Beatles, and The Rolling Stones, and bands like The Doors, The Doobie Brothers, and Led Zeppelin launched the genre known today as “Classic Rock.” An all-new show with dozens of classic hits.

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Livingston Taylor

Livingston Taylor

February 9, 2020

Livingston Taylor’s career as a professional musician has spanned over 50 years, encompassing performance, songwriting, and teaching. Livingston has written top-40 hits recorded by his brother James Taylor and has appeared with Joni Mitchell, Linda Ronstadt, Fleetwood Mac, and Jimmy Buffet. He is equally at home with a range of musical genres - folk, pop, gospel, jazz - and from upbeat storytelling and touching ballads to full orchestra performances.  Liv is an airplane-flying, motorcycle-riding, si

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Sweat

Sweat

March 21, 2020 - April 5, 2020

A group of factory workers share laughs, drinks and dreams of a better life until layoffs and picket lines threaten their ability to stay afloat. Based on interviews with residents of Reading, PA.

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Mamma Mia! the Musical

Mamma Mia! the Musical

May 2, 2020 - 17

Over 60 million people worldwide have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the ABBA songs that make Mamma Mia! the ultimate feel-good show. A hilarious and tune-filled story of a romance, love and a young bride in search of her birth father to walk her down the aisle.

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