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“The 39 Steps” rises to hilarious Hitchcock heights at the Geva Theatre Center

“The 39 Steps” rises to hilarious Hitchcock heights at the Geva Theatre Center

The 39 Steps Who Geva Theatre Center Where 75 Woodbury Blvd., Rochester, NY When Through November 17th Tickets $45-$56 Review by Nick Reichert Hitchcock. The very mention of his name raises the hairs on the back of necks everywhere. One’s mind immediately flips through a montage of memorable scenes from the iconic British film director’s thrill inducing canon. Whether it’s … Continue reading

Falling somewhere near normal at Geva Theatre Center

Falling somewhere near normal at Geva Theatre Center

Next to Normal Who Geva Theatre Center Where 75 Woodbury Boulevard, Rochester When Through Feb. 10 Tickets $51-64 Review by Eesha Patkar *This review contains spoilers A mental illness like bipolar disorder is a delicate subject for a theater production. Representing it through a rock musical is even trickier. But Brian Yorkey’s book and lyrics … Continue reading

Geva serves up a tasty ‘Superior Donuts’

Geva serves up a tasty ‘Superior Donuts’

Superior Donuts Who Geva Theatre Center Where 75 Woodbury Boulevard  Rochester When April 3 -29 Tickets Up to $60. Review by Sarah DeSantis  The protagonist of Tracy Lett’s Superior Donuts, Arthur Przybyszewski, believes that dreaming is dangerous. Director Mark Cuddy’s dream of a brilliant rendering of this charming, hilarious play is realized nightly at Geva Theatre. After Arthur … Continue reading

Geva Theatre announces 2012-13 season

Rochester’s flagship Geva Theatre announced their season Friday, March 30.  And it seems that Central New York is in for two productions of Shakespeare’s Midsummer this year. Their other shows include some of the past decade’s best musicals (Next to Normal being a personal favorite) and classic plays including the beloved holiday tale, A Christmas Carol. … Continue reading