Upcoming Shows - Louis S. Wolk JCC of Greater Rochester

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.

Ed Asner in God Help Us

Ed Asner in God Help Us

September 19 - 22

God is not pleased with American politics or what we’ve done to his Creation. Legendary actor Ed Asner returns as a wildly funny deity in this insightful play for those of ALL political persuasions.

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Gene Ferrari: The Last of the Romantics

Gene Ferrari: The Last of the Romantics

October 5

The velvet voice of Gene Ferrari sings and pays tribute to the romantic greats: Engelbert, Tom Jones, Nat King Cole, Neil Diamond, Michael Bolton, and more. Hosted by the Family and Friends for Freedom Fund, a charitable non-profit supporting combat wounded soldiers since 2005.

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Melvin Seals & JGB, Featuring John Kadlecik

Melvin Seals & JGB, Featuring John Kadlecik

October 7

Melvin Seals has been a powerful presence in the music industry for over 30 years with a long-established reputation as a performer, recording artist and producer. Melvin is most revered for his powerful, high-spirited, Hammond B-3 and keyboards in the Jerry Garcia Band.

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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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 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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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

The fusion of British rock n roll from The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and The Who with American bands like The Doors, CCR and Bob Segar launched a new era of rock stars that dominated the charts in the late 60s and early 70s. An all-new show that celebrates the origins of Classic Rock.

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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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