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13 The Musical

December 31st at 7:00pm

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!

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  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Lyric Theatre: Cabaret Hall
  • Genre: Theatre

13 The Musical

December 31st at 7:00pm

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: 0 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Lyric Theatre: Cabaret Hall
  • Genre: Theatre

Bill Schmitt & The Bluesmasters

December 31st at 7:00pm

The Bluesmasters have been playing their unique, energetic mix of blues, country, swing, and rock in venues all over Western NY since 2008, including performing at the NY State Fair for the past three years in a row. This exciting mix of seasoned musicians from several other previously and currently successful bands will get your fingers snappin' and your toes tappin'. Come on out!!

  • Length: 0 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Lyric Theatre: Main Stage
  • Genre: Music

Chris Beard Tribute To B.B. King

December 31st at 7:00pm

Rochester blues guitarist Chris Beard presents a one-time-only tribute to the music of the late, great B.B. King. Beard, a modern blues guitarist and singer, is the son of Rochester Music Hall of Fame blues musician Joe Beard. He grew up knowing King and many other blues legends personally, forging a enduring, firsthand connection to this American music and its artists.


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  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Lyric Theatre: Main Stage
  • Genre: Music

Come As You Are

December 31st at 7:00pm

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.

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

Come As You Are

December 31st at 7:00pm

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

A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to the Audition

December 31st at 7:00pm

ONE NIGHT ONLY!!! Spend an hour with dramatic coloratura soprano, Kerri Lynn Slominski, as she rambles and sings about the crazy experiences she has faced in her budding opera career. From travel misadventures and audition mishaps to performance malfunctions, Kerri Lynn vividly entertains her audience through a creative operatic cabaret show featuring Mozart, Puccini, Verdi, and more!

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  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Lyric Theatre: Cabaret Hall
  • Genre: Music

Geneseo Dance Ensemble

December 31st at 7:00pm

Celebrating its 49th anniversary, the Geneseo Dance Ensemble showcases a diverse selection from its repertory. Performances include works by faculty, guest, and student choreographers. Be moved by an engaging, entertaining, and enlivening experience of dance!

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  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: Lyric Theatre: Main Stage
  • Genre: Dance

Geneseo's All A Cappella Hour

December 31st at 7:00pm

An hour of music, courtesy of all five of SUNY Geneseo's a cappella groups! Singing music from the 70s to today's chart-toppers, this exciting show will feature each group for 10-15 minutes.

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  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: Lyric Theatre: Main Stage
  • Genre: Music

Hard Logic

December 31st 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: 0 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Lyric Theatre: Main Stage
  • Genre: Music

Hard Logic

December 31st 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.

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  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Lyric Theatre: Main Stage
  • Genre: Music

Heathers: School Edition

December 31st at 7:00pm

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: 0 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Lyric Theatre: Cabaret Hall
  • Genre: Theatre

Geneseo Honors Recital

December 31st at 7:00pm

Winners of the 2017 Honors Competition: Megan Petty, Joseph Tadros, Maria Floriano, Evelyn Welch, Katlyn Brooks, Erica Milliman, Noah Chichester, Nina Glodstein, and Brett Hammes.

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  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: Lyric Theatre: Main Stage
  • Genre: Music

I Don't Have to Be Funny All the Time

December 31st at 7:00pm

Alma is tired of being typecast and has set out to prove that she can be serious. With the help of her two best friends, Sam and Mike, she will try to prove to all of Rochester, through a hysterical and heart-warming cabaret, that she can be a "real" actor. Her singing voice has been described as loud, brassy, and "like Ethel Merman" and you get to hear it first hand! Lucky you! Twitter: @djahads, Instagram: @almahaddock

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  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Lyric Theatre: Cabaret Hall
  • Genre: Theatre

Jim E Leggs Trio

December 31st at 7:00pm

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.

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  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Lyric Theatre: Cabaret Hall
  • Genre: Music

Judy! A Song Is Born

December 31st at 7:00pm

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

Judy! A Song Is Born

December 31st at 7:00pm

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

Light Blue Gospel Blues Extravaganza

December 31st at 7:00pm

Progressive blues with rock and gospel overtones makes Light Blue a unique experience. Not down-in-the-dumps blues, but music that will lift your Fringe spirit. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear gutsy guitar solos, keen keyboard riffs, harrowing harmonica work and a rapturous rhythm section – all in the beautiful and intimate setting of the Lyric Theatre. Eighty percent of life is showing up, so please do!

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  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Lyric Theatre: Main Stage
  • Genre: Music

A Night at the Cotton Club

December 31st at 7:00pm

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

A Night at the Cotton Club

December 31st at 7:00pm

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

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