Closing Time Auditions
Closing Time Auditions
/ November 10, 2017 0 COMMENTS

Irish Players of Rochester Community Players announces auditions for its spring production of Closing Time, by Owen McCafferty. Performances will take place at MuCCC between March 30 and April 15. In addition, the play will be Irish Players’ entry in this year’s Acting Irish International Theatre Festival, which will take place in Calgary, Alberta, Canada,…

Coriolanus: opens Nov 10
Coriolanus: opens Nov 10
/ November 8, 2017 0 COMMENTS

Shakespeare Players of Rochester stages Coriolanus, Shakespeare’s last tragedy, as a parable for today’s divisive political times, Nov. 10–18, 2017 at the Multi-use Community Cultural Center (MuCCC Theatre). John R. Jaeger, an experienced local Shakespearean director and actor, directs Coriolanus, recasting the setting of the early Roman Republic in a 21st century world with a…

Literary Society
Literary Society
/ October 7, 2017 0 COMMENTS

The Sunday, Oct. 8 meeting of the Rochester Shakespeare Literary Society will be at the special, earlier time of 11:30 am – 1 pm, in the Community Room at the Pittsford Barnes & Noble. Please note the earlier time. John Jaeger, the director of the upcoming Rochester Community Players’ Shakespeare Players fall production of Coriolanus at MuCCC,…

Apply to Direct Shakespeare!
Apply to Direct Shakespeare!
/ September 12, 2017 0 COMMENTS

THE SHAKESPEARE PLAYERS ARE NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS TO DIRECT TWO PLAYS IN OUR 2018 SEASON. Please submit your materials as one packet, in either .pdf or .docx format using the form below or by emailing shakespeare@rochestercommunityplayers.org AND rochestercommunityplayers@gmail.com Proposals for both the summer and fall productions are due Friday, September 29. Interviews are scheduled for Saturday, October…

Coriolanus: call for actors
Coriolanus: call for actors
/ August 15, 2017 0 COMMENTS

Three more actors needed for the Shakespeare Players of Rochester production of William Shakespeare’s Coriolanus, with performances Nov. 10–18 at MuCCC Theatre. Rehearsals begin Sept. 5 and will overlap with Fringe. This production will be set in in the 21st century with a 24/7 news cycle. Rome is a world where the 1-percenters rule and…

As You Like It: Jewelry Raffle
As You Like It: Jewelry Raffle
/ July 19, 2017 0 COMMENTS

Win Celia’s Jewelry! Performances of As You Like It continue every day (except Monday, July 24) through Saturday, July 29. Support the show by buying raffle tickets! Local artist Lisa Hoffman has created a custom jewelry set for Celia (played by Olivia Knowlden) to wear during the show. In the necklace and earrings (set on…

Volunteer for As You Like It
Volunteer for As You Like It
/ June 27, 2017 0 COMMENTS

All the world’s a stage… The Shakespeare Players, a program of the Rochester Community Players, presents Shakespeare’s classic comedy, As You Like It (directed by Maria Scipione), July 14–29 at Highland Bowl. We are excited to continue our twenty-year tradition of offering FREE Shakespeare to the Rochester community. Free shows are made possible by the…

As You Like It at Highland Bowl July 14–29
As You Like It at Highland Bowl July 14–29
/ June 27, 2017 0 COMMENTS

This summer travel from the stylish but rigid early 1960s to the free-flowing Woodstock era in a single night during performances of William Shakespeare’s As You Like It at the Highland Bowl July 14–29. The Shakespeare Players, a program of the Rochester Community Players, presents this classic comedy, directed by Maria Scipione, to celebrate the…

Coriolanus Auditions
Coriolanus Auditions
/ May 16, 2017 0 COMMENTS

The Rochester Community Players invites actors to audition for the Shakespeare Players’ production of William Shakespeare’s Coriolanus, running November 10 through 18, 2017 at MuCCC, the Multi-use Community Cultural Center. Auditions will be June 5 and 6; rehearsals begin immediately after Labor Day. Coriolanus will be directed by John Jaeger, whose recent productions include the critically acclaimed…

Acting Irish Festival
Acting Irish Festival
/ April 11, 2017 0 COMMENTS

Rochester Community Players and The Irish Players of Rochester are pleased to welcome the 2017 Acting Irish International Theatre Festival to Rochester on May 9–14. The performances will be presented at the Fielding Stage at the Geva Theatre Center. Support the Irish Players and promote your business with an advertisement in the AIITF program. Visit our…