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.

Dinner Date with the Calamari Sisters

Dinner Date with the Calamari Sisters

February 29

Family dinners have never been this much fun! The Calamari Sisters are back at the Rochester JCC like you have never seen them before...up close and personal. Enjoy a traditional Italian buffet dinner, by Madeline’s Catering, as Delphine and Carmela entertain you with crazy family anecdotes, songs, party games, hilarious audience interaction, and some fun surprises.

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Melvin Seals & JGB

Melvin Seals & JGB

March 3 - 4

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 organ, and keyboards in the Jerry Garcia Band. From blues to funk to rock to jazz, Melvin serves up a tasty mix with a little R&B and gospel thrown in to spice things up.

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Sweat

Sweat

March 21 - April 5

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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Jon Simon

Jon Simon

April 19

Jon Simon tours North America performing his jazz piano interpretations of Jewish music, as featured on his numerous critically acclaimed recordings, including Shabbatjazz, New Traditions 1 and 2, Hanukkah…and All That Jazz, and Zoom Gali Boogie. Jon has also received wide acclaim for his interpretations found on his From (Jewish) Broadway to Hollywood and Beatles on Ivory collections.

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Music of Cream

Music of Cream

April 20

Back at the JCC after last year’s SOLD OUT show… Rock’s first Supergroup, Cream, was a chemical explosion like no other. Fifty years since their earth-shaking debut album, the pedigree of that hallowed trilogy, Kofi Baker (son of Ginger) and Will Johns (Clapton’s nephew and son of Zeppelin/ Stones engineer Andy) unite with master musicians Sean McNabb and Chris Shutters to pay tribute to Cream’s legendary four-album reign over the psychedelic 1960s.

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Mamma Mia! the Musical

Mamma Mia! the Musical

May 2 - 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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Survivors

Survivors

May 4

Crafted from the actual words and experiences of ten Rochester-based Holocaust survivors, CenterStage Theatre and the Louis S. Wolk Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester commissioned this new play to put a human face on this important time in history. A cautionary tale on the risks of normalized hate, this play ensures that the voices of Rochester survivors will never be silenced.

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David Bromberg Quintet

David Bromberg Quintet

May 12

Bromberg’s mastery of guitar, fiddle, Dobro, and mandolin is legendary, earning him the title of American icon.

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