Theater & Comedy Show

Theater & Comedy Show

Fences  by August Wilson

This classic American drama, set in the 1950s, is part of August Wilson’s Century Cycle, his series of ten plays that chart the African-American experience in each decade of the twentieth century. Troy Maxson was a former star of the Negro baseball leagues who now works as a garbage man. Excluded as a black man from the major leagues during his prime, Troy’s bitterness takes its toll on his relationships with his wife and his son, who now wants his own chance to play ball. Fences won the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the 1987 Tony Award for Best Play. James Earl Jones won the Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play. In 2010 Fences won the Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play. Denzel Washington and Viola Davis both won Tony Awards for their performances. In 2016 Denzel Washington directed a film version, which earned Viola Davis a Best Supporting Actress Oscar win. Ted Lange returns to direct.

at Redhouse Arts Center, 400 S. Salina St., Syracuse

Show Dates and Times:  Friday, 2/25 @ 7pm           Saturday, 2/26 @ 2pm

                                    Saturday, 2/26 @ 7pm           Sunday, 2/27 @ 2pm

 

Blue Man Group   

More than 35 million people around the world have experienced the smash hit phenomenon that is BLUE MAN GROUP and now it’s your turn! It’s everything you know and love about BLUE MAN GROUP—signature drumming, colorful moments of creativity and quirky comedy—the men are still blue but the rest is all new! Featuring pulsing, original music, custom-made instruments, surprise audience interaction and hilarious absurdity, join the Blue Men in a joyful experience that unites all audiences.

Please note: Blue Man Group is a family-friendly performance appropriate for kids, teens and adults, and there are many group packages specifically for youth groups. However, the performance is not recommended for children under three (3) years of age. Everyone, regardless of age, requires a ticket.

At Landmark Theatre, 362 S. Salina St., Syracuse

2/24 @ 7:30pm          2/25 @ 7:30pm     2/26 @ 2pm and 7:30pm     2/27 @ 1pm

 

 

Somewhere Over the Border

by Brian Quijada    Directed by Rebecca Martínez   Tickets $20 – $55

Inspired by the real life journey of the author’s mother (Reina Quijada) from El Salvador to the US and by L. Frank Baum’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Somewhere Over the Border embraces the factual and the fantastical in its depiction of one young girl’s pursuit of the American dream. As Reina travels north to the Mexican border, she gathers friends, faces down dangers, and holds tight to the memory of the little boy she left behind. Set in the 1970s and propelled by Cumbia, Mexican Mariachi Boleros, American Rock and Hip Hop, this new musical is both fable and family history—and a testament to the determination born of love.

Wednesday, Feb. 23  7:30pm            Thursday, Feb. 24       7:30pm           

Friday, Feb. 25            7:30pm            Saturday, Feb. 26       2pm and 7:30pm        

Sunday, Feb. 27         2pm and 7:30pm                     Shows continue through March 13th

M&T BANK PAY-WHAT-YOU-WILL PERFORMANCE

February 23 at 7:30pm

There will be 76 tickets available for whatever price patrons wish to pay. Pay-what-you-will tickets must be claimed in person at the Box Office or by phone (315.443.3275) on the day of the performance only, subject to availability. The Box Office opens at 10am and will remain open until the start of the show. There is a limit of four tickets per person.

 

The ACME Mystery Company presents THE SOUND OF MURDER

INTERACTIVE MYSTERY DINNER THEATER: High on a hill died a lonely goatherd and some people around the Abbey are starting to get the idea that sweet little Maria just might be a budding serial killer. Is she now at sixteen going on seventeen? What exactly are her “favorite things”? Mother Abbess and her new assistant, Sister Adolph, are calling in all nuns and townsfolk to decide what to do. Even the pompous Captain Von Trampp and his bratty children will be there. Don’t be late. You don’t want Sister Adolph shaking her carrot at you. 

Thursdays, Feb. 17 & 24     7pm – 9:45pm    $39.99 Plus tax & gratuity for Dinner & Show

The Spaghetti Warehouse, 689 N. Clinton St., Syracuse     315-475-1807

 

COMEDY SHOW

Heather Land

Thursday, Feb. 17     Show Time:7:30 PM   21 & over      Cost: $45 – $90

Funny Bone Comedy Club, 10301 Destiny USA Drive, Syracuse

 

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