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Orgone Machine

September 14th at 6:00pm

Sacred Geometry and Metaphysical Art Exhibit. Raise your vibration with this magical display combining precious metals, gemstones, and plants. Peer into the mysterious realm of Orgone energy against the backdrop of the beautiful and historical space at Lyric Theatre. Free admission and on display to view between other Cabaret Hall performances.


  • Length: 120 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: Lyric Theatre: Cabaret Hall
  • Genre: Visual Arts & Film

Hard Logic

September 14th at 7:00pm

Hard Logic has been gracing the stages of Western NY clubs and festivals for almost 15 years. Audiences experience a palette of music styles enveloping mainstream jazz, rock, latin, funk, and R&B. The virtuosity and experience of the band’s musicians on sax, keyboards, electric bass, and drums contribute to an energetic and soulful performance of their genre-defying, all-original instrumental music.

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Lyric Theatre: Main Stage
  • Genre: Music

A Night at the Cotton Club

September 14th at 8:00pm

Jazz quartet A Few Bad Apples has been performing in the Rochester area for more than 20 years, including at the Park Avenue Festival, the Clarissa Street Reunion, and the Jazz At Emmanuel concert series. The veteran quartet features saxophonist Marvin Williams, Bill Watson on piano, bassist Chris Northington, and Tony Hiler on drums.

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Lyric Theatre: Cabaret Hall
  • Genre: Music

Orgone Machine

September 14th at 9:00pm

Sacred Geometry and Metaphysical Art Exhibit. Raise your vibration with this magical display combining precious metals, gemstones, and plants. Peer into the mysterious realm of Orgone energy against the backdrop of the beautiful and historical space at Lyric Theatre. Free admission and on display to view between other Cabaret Hall performances.


  • Length: 90 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: Lyric Theatre: Cabaret Hall
  • Genre: Visual Arts & Film

Stand Up for Drag

September 14th at 9:00pm

Some of the most spectacular drag and comedy that Rochester has to offer! This non-stop hour of laughs and drama features some of the area's best comedians and drag queens, so come out and see the sweet and sassy stylings laid out for the night. Drag your adult friends, family, and co-workers to this inclusive show – a fabulous night to remember all year!

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Lyric Theatre: Main Stage
  • Genre: Multidisciplinary

Orgone Machine

September 15th at 4:30pm

Sacred Geometry and Metaphysical Art Exhibit. Raise your vibration with this magical display combining precious metals, gemstones, and plants. Peer into the mysterious realm of Orgone energy against the backdrop of the beautiful and historical space at Lyric Theatre. Free admission and on display to view between other Cabaret Hall performances.


  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: Lyric Theatre: Cabaret Hall
  • Genre: Visual Arts & Film

Spanish Guitar Soloist, George Diaz Muniz

September 15th at 5:30pm

George Diaz Muniz is an accomplished classical guitarist who has studied with virtuoso Flamenco guitarist Adonis Puertas from Malaga, Spain. Muniz's musical style evokes a passionate yet peaceful sound using various techniques and genres in his repertoire. Musical selections include composers like J.S. Bach, Mateo Carcassi, Fernando Sor, Francisco Tarrega, Luis Bonfa, and his own arrangements.

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Lyric Theatre: Cabaret Hall
  • Genre: Music

Lady Philosophy on Trial

September 15th at 7:00pm

In 399 B.C., Socrates was put on trial, accused of impiety and corrupting the young, and found guilty. In this live radio-play adaptation, Lady Philosophy is on trial for idleness and corrupting young minds. Luminaries in the history of Western thought – from William Shakespeare to Queen Christina of Sweden – are called as witnesses to testify in an all-female cast. Does philosophy have any relevance in a technologically advanced society? Audience members will serve as jurors in judgment.

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Lyric Theatre: Cabaret Hall
  • Genre: Theatre

Orgone Machine

September 15th at 8:00pm

Sacred Geometry and Metaphysical Art Exhibit. Raise your vibration with this magical display combining precious metals, gemstones, and plants. Peer into the mysterious realm of Orgone energy against the backdrop of the beautiful and historical space at Lyric Theatre. Free admission and on display to view between other Cabaret Hall performances.


  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: Lyric Theatre: Cabaret Hall
  • Genre: Visual Arts & Film

Trebellious A Cappella Hour

September 15th at 8:00pm

Founded in 2015, University of Rochester's newest a cappella group, Trebellious, takes on Fringe with styles ranging from classic rock to brand-new pop music. They completely re-imagine some familiar tunes, delivering emotional ballads alongside feel-good anthems. Come and kick off fall with the fresh new sounds of Trebellious as they take the Fringe stage for the first time!


  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Lyric Theatre: Main Stage
  • Genre: Music

Jim E Leggs Trio

September 15th at 9:00pm

From a mambo-infused take on Nat King Cole’s "Nature Boy" to updated arrangements of The Beatles, Steely Dan, and Sting, the music of Jim E Leggs Trio offers an upbeat, fun, and varied mix of jazz, funk, and classics that will lift your spirits. Featuring vocals as well as instrumentals, jams on well-known tunes provide unexpected turns along the way.

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Lyric Theatre: Cabaret Hall
  • Genre: Music

Orgone Machine

September 15th at 10:00pm

Sacred Geometry and Metaphysical Art Exhibit. Raise your vibration with this magical display combining precious metals, gemstones, and plants. Peer into the mysterious realm of Orgone energy against the backdrop of the beautiful and historical space at Lyric Theatre. Free admission and on display to view between other Cabaret Hall performances.


  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: Lyric Theatre: Cabaret Hall
  • Genre: Visual Arts & Film

13 The Musical

September 16th at 11:00am

13 THE MUSICAL addresses teen issues, feelings, and situations that occur in everyday life and how those circumstances are perceived by teens. Directed by Vince Salvadge, Artistic Director of Youth Programming at the Lyric Theatre, the entire cast is made up of members of Lyric Voices – a premier, audition-only, junior show choir from Rochester's historic Lyric Theatre. Members range in age from 9 to 14 and are from Monroe County. If you liked DEAR EVAN HANSON, you'll love 13 THE MUSICAL!

  • Length: 90 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Lyric Theatre: Cabaret Hall
  • Genre: Theatre

Heathers: School Edition

September 16th at 12:30pm

HEATHERS THE MUSICAL (High School Edition) is the darkly delicious story of Veronica Sawyer, a brainy, beautiful teenage misfit who hustles her way into the most powerful and ruthless clique at Westerberg High: the Heathers. Directed and choreographed by Tina Crandall-Gommel, with vocal direction by Heather Londaro and music direction by Ben Meixell, HEATHERS THE MUSICAL is performed by RAPA Youth Theatre.

  • Length: 120 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Lyric Theatre: Cabaret Hall
  • Genre: Theatre

Stages of the Game Teen Improv Troupe

September 16th at 3:00pm

Laugh-ripping and steeped in spontaneity, Stages of the Game Teen Improv Troupe goes for the gut. Enjoy a mind-blowing outburst of improvisational comedy performed by some of the brightest (and slightly twisted) teen minds in the Rochester area. Bring the whole family for this fast-paced, interactive show. Let your goofy ideas tag along too, because audience participation is welcomed and encouraged. By the end of the explosive hour, you'll be howling with laughter and only want more!

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Lyric Theatre: Cabaret Hall
  • Genre: Comedy

Orgone Machine

September 16th at 4:00pm

Sacred Geometry and Metaphysical Art Exhibit. Raise your vibration with this magical display combining precious metals, gemstones, and plants. Peer into the mysterious realm of Orgone energy against the backdrop of the beautiful and historical space at Lyric Theatre. Free admission and on display to view between other Cabaret Hall performances.


  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: Lyric Theatre: Cabaret Hall
  • Genre: Visual Arts & Film

A Touch of Dance: Throw Backs

September 16th at 4:00pm

THROW BACKS is an energetic dance performance by A Touch of Dance Performing Arts Studio in Greece, NY. Advanced students trained in all forms of dance and musical theatre create a show full of catchy throw-back tunes loved by everyone! ATOD's training school, established in 1978, is dedicated to teaching respect for the arts, offering quality and professional training, and sharing the passion of dance with the community.

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Lyric Theatre: Main Stage
  • Genre: Dance

Come As You Are

September 16th at 5:00pm

A cast of featured storytellers will look back on times when they've had to change who they are to be accepted by others. Their stories will explore the reasons for their choices –including bureaucracy, medical conditions, and their very identity – and the impact of these decisions on their lives. The audience will then be invited to share their own experiences in an open-mic, story-slam format.

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Lyric Theatre: Cabaret Hall
  • Genre: Spoken Word

Judy! A Song Is Born

September 16th at 6:30pm

Ann Mitchell returns to the Fringe with a musical celebration of beloved star, the incomparable Judy Garland. She and pianist Andy Calabrese will delight audiences with favorite gems from the silver screen as well as Ms. Garland's concert years. Take a trip "Over the Rainbow"' where you will "Get Happy." TWO NIGHTS ONLY!

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Lyric Theatre: Cabaret Hall
  • Genre: Music

Orgone Machine

September 16th at 7:30pm

Sacred Geometry and Metaphysical Art Exhibit. Raise your vibration with this magical display combining precious metals, gemstones, and plants. Peer into the mysterious realm of Orgone energy against the backdrop of the beautiful and historical space at Lyric Theatre. Free admission and on display to view between other Cabaret Hall performances.


  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: Lyric Theatre: Cabaret Hall
  • Genre: Visual Arts & Film

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