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Magic & Mentalism with Wade Live & Anthony Presciutti

September 18th at 8:00pm

Fun for all ages! Anthony Presciutti has traveled across North America entertaining fans of all ages. He performs both magic and mind-boggling mentalism that will leave you scratching your head! "Exciting" and "unique" are two words used to describe the comedy magic of Wade Live. His show provides hilarious comedy, mind-blowing magic, tons of audience participation and a mind-reading yellow chicken! Together, Anthony and Wade put on an unforgettable show that will leave you in awe!

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

Sisters In Song

September 18th at 9:00pm

Enjoy sweet sibling harmony with The Ault Sisters! This Canadian vocal trio performs favorite tunes by famous sister groups such as The Andrews Sisters, The McGuire Sisters and The Pointer Sisters, as well as their own original tunes. The Ontario sisters recently released their album "Sisters In Song," and can be seen on the hit Canadian television show, "Your All Time Classic Hit Parade." Follow them on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @theaultsisters.

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

ROC City Ringers

September 19th at 6:00pm

Returning to the Fringe again this year, this talented group of ringers takes handbell music to another level. Besides performing concert pieces arranged specifically for handbell choirs, the Roc City Ringers will thrill you with arrangements from a huge variety of genres including rock, pop and disco! You'll enjoy everything from Big Band to Broadway to the Blues. Come experience some of your favorite music in a whole new way, and visit us on Facebook at ROCCityRingers.

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

Diary of a Substitute Teacher – Trials, Tribulations and Tantrums

September 19th at 7:00pm

Did you ever wonder what it’s like to be a substitute teacher – someone temporarily tasked with your child’s learning? Find out in this hilarious, first-person account! The comedy begins with the interview process and continues to teaching – from kindergarten to high school – including stops in gym, art and (of course) the library. From the mind of Jim Harney, this hysterical and slightly insane journey will show you exactly what it's like to be the sub.

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

Good Joke/Bad Joke Bingo

September 19th at 8:00pm

Returning to Rochester Fringe! Random bingo numbers determine which joke or story NYC's Shawn Wickens tells. Some are great. Some are not. The audience plays along on bingo cards to win PRIZES. Some are great. Some are not.

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

Good Joke/Bad Joke Bingo

September 20th at 6:00pm

Returning to Rochester Fringe! Random bingo numbers determine which joke or story NYC's Shawn Wickens tells. Some are great. Some are not. The audience plays along on bingo cards to win PRIZES. Some are great. Some are not.

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

Dogfight the Musical

September 20th at 7:00pm

It's November 21, 1963, and three young Marines have set out for a final boys' night of partying and a little trouble. But when Corporal Eddie Birdlace meets Rose, an awkward and idealistic waitress whom he enlists to win a cruel bet with his fellow recruits, she rewrites the rules of the game and teaches him the power of love and compassion. Filled with impressive melodies and an unexpected love affair, "Dogfight" is a powerful experience for all audiences. Performed by OFC Creations' teens.

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

Which Bitch Did It?

September 20th at 8:00pm

When “Clue” meets “Rupaul’s Drag Race,” audiences are forced to ask, “Which Bitch Did It?” A series of questionable and outrageous deaths occur in rapid succession at Stately Manor and the spooked survivors must band together to uncover the motives and identity of the cryptic killer. Join our drag performers in solving this hilarious, fast-paced Agatha-Christie-meets-Monty-Python murder mystery, and test your deductive skills by attempting to guess, “Which Bitch Did It?”

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

Altar Boyz

September 20th at 9:00pm

Rochester-area premiere! This foot-stomping, rafter-raising musical comedy chronicles a fictitious Christian boy band on the last night of their “Raise the Praise” tour. Featuring five all-singing, all-dancing heartthrobs from Ohio: Matthew, Mark, Luke, Juan and Abraham, "The Altar Boyz" will delight audiences with its tight harmonies and spectacular choreography. With a cast of Rochester favorites, Last Fool Productions’ Fringe offering delivers a message of unity: "There is no star as bright as its constellation, no harmony in a single voice."

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

Creative Writing @ Geneseo

September 21st at 2:30pm

Creative writing students from SUNY Geneseo read their work as part of Geneseo Day at the Fringe.

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: Lyric Theatre: Cabaret Hall
  • Genre: Spoken Word

Geneseo Honors Recital

September 21st at 3:45pm

The SUNY Geneseo Department of Music proudly presents a recital featuring the winners of the 2019 Honors Competition. Selected by a panel of professional judges, winners are: Brett Hammes, Musical Theatre; Annie Levine, Musical Theatre; Grant McElhany, cello; Kayla McGallian, Musical Theatre; Rocky Nardone, Musical Theatre; Kelsey Roberts, Musical Theatre; Sara Stoner, clarinet and Shotaro Toyoda, violin. Alternates: Kyle Johnson, Musical Theatre and Sydney Lyons, Musical Theatre.

  • Length: 90 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: Lyric Theatre: Cabaret Hall
  • Genre: Music

Geneseo Chamber Music

September 21st at 5:30pm

Previous performances have featured the Geneseo Brass Quintet, the Geneseo Wind Quintet, the Geneseo String Quartet, the Geneseo Percussion Ensemble and the Geneseo Jazz Ensemble in a concert that spans 100 years of music from classical to contemporary pop.

  • Length: 90 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: Lyric Theatre: Main Stage
  • Genre: Music

Geneseo A Cappella Hour

September 21st at 7:15pm

Performances from Geneseo a cappella will include all five of the school's groups: Exit 8, Between the Lines, Emmelodics, Southside Boys and Hips 'n Harmony. They'll sing a mix of songs from repertoires that range from Billy Joel to Billie Eilish. Selections are arranged, directed and performed by the students.

  • Length: 50 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: Lyric Theatre: Main Stage
  • Genre: Music

Geneseo's Gajjada Bhangra

September 21st at 8:15pm

Gajjda Bhangra is a collegiate-level dance team from SUNY Geneseo that performs and competes throughout the Rochester area with a style of Indian dance, Bhangra. Performances combine traditional and reinvented Bhangra choreography and music, and are energetic, lively and always exciting to watch.

  • Length: 75 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: Lyric Theatre: Main Stage
  • Genre: Dance

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