Entertainment

Collage performing at Opera House

The Collage Performing Arts Center proudly presents the 15th annual “Christmas in Our Hometown,” Dec. 13 and 14 at 7 p.m. at the 1891 Fredonia Opera House. Tickets for the show are $15. For additional information please call 716-679-1891.

JCC concerts Tuesday, Thursday

JAMESTOWN — Jamestown Community College’s music ensembles will perform seasonal concerts on Tuesday, Dec. 11 and Thursday, Dec. 13. Both concerts begin at 7 p.m. in Scharmann Theatre. Admission to each concert is $4, general public; $3, area students and senior citizens; and $2, JCC ...

Opera House presents Broadway’s acclaimed ‘The King and I’

The multi-award winning and critically acclaimed Lincoln Center Theater’s production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “The King and I” comes to the 1891 Fredonia Opera House on Thursday at 7 p.m., in this unmissable event recorded live from London’s iconic Palladium Theatre. Making ...

Rockefeller Christmas concert to get the big band treatment

Rockefeller Arts Center at the State University of New York at Fredonia continues its holiday pops tradition with “The 2018 Big Band Christmas Spectacular” on Wednesday, Dec. 12 at 7:30 p.m. in King Concert Hall. This is the third edition of the popular big band holiday showcase, ...

Danza! Performing Arts presents holiday performances

Danza! Performing Arts Academy dance studio is pleased to announce its thirteenth annual Holiday production will be held on Thursday, Nov. 29 and Friday, Nov. 30 at 7 p.m.. at the historic 1891 Fredonia Opera House. “Deck the Halls” promises to be an exciting kick-off to the holiday ...

Fredonia family theatre series presents Johnny Peers & The Muttville Comix

Sit! Stay! And prepare to have a good time when Rockefeller Arts Center at the State University of New York at Fredonia presents Johnny Peers & The Muttville Comix for two “howling good” shows on Saturday, Dec. 1. Show times are 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. in the Robert W. Marvel Theatre on the ...

JCC music ensembles plan concerts in December

Jamestown Community College's music ensembles will perform seasonal concerts on Dec. 11 and Dec. 13. Both concerts begin at 7 p.m. in Scharmann Theatre. Admission to each concert is $4, general public; $3, area students and senior citizens; and $2, JCC Faculty Student Association members. ...

Opera House to screen ‘The Polar Express’ for free

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House and Festivals Fredonia will present the animated feature film “The Polar Express” on Saturday, Dec. 1, at 4 p.m. Sponsored by the Beaver Club as part of the Miracle on Main Street celebration in Fredonia, admission to the film is free. In “The Polar ...

College professor to appear in Buffalo’s production of ‘The Nutcracker’

State University of New York at Fredonia Department of Theatre and Dance Professor Paul Mockovak has been invited to play the role of Drosselmeyer for the 10th anniversary performances of “The Nutcracker” at Shea’s Performing Arts Center. The ballet, with Neglia Ballet Artists and the ...

Fredonia theatre series offers modern rock musical that tackles timely issues

Take a flamboyant political figure from America’s frontier days, mix in issues and questions that are as relevant today as they were 200-plus years ago and set it to an emo/punk rock score. What you have is the recipe for an engaging Broadway musical that serves as the next offering in the ...

Lake Shore Students selected to Area All State Ensembles

ANGOLA – At the end of last year several high school and junior high students performed at the New York State School of Music Association (NYSSMA) Solo Festival. These students were adjudicated by experts on their particular instrument, and evaluated on their technique, hand positions, ...

CRYS Fall Chamber Concert Sunday

JAMESTOWN — The Chautauqua Regional Youth Symphony (CRYS) opens its 2018-2019 season on Sunday evening, Nov. 18, 7 p.m., with their Fall Chamber Concert. The Chamber Orchestra, the most advanced of CRYS’s three orchestras, will perform in the Judith Social Hall of Gloria Dei Lutheran ...

Opera House Series to screen Robert Redford’s final film

The next feature film in the Opera House Cinema Series is “The Old Man and the Gun,” which Robert Redford has said represents his final appearance in a film. It will be screened on Sat., Nov. 17, and Tues., Nov. 20, at 7:30 p.m. Based on a true story, the film tells the tale of Forrest ...

‘Requiem for Solace’ Friday at Trinity Episcopal Church

‘Requiem for Solace’ by Kim Andre Arnesen , this years Trinity Masterworks Choir fall offering, will be presented at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 16, at Trinity Episcopal Church, 11 Day St., Fredonia. Unlike many Requiems, this one is not dedicated to any particular person or group, but it ...

Opera House to show Bolshoi performance of ‘La Sylphide’

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House will present one of the world’s greatest ballet companies – the Bolshoi Ballet – performing “La Sylphide” this Thursday at 7 p.m. It will be presented in high definition, captured live via satellite from the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow. On his wedding ...

Opera House presents ‘Coldplay: A Head Full of Dreams’

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House will present the newly released concert film experience, “Coldplay: A Head Full of Dreams,” this Wednesday at 7 p.m. The special cinematic production offers an in-depth portrait of the band filmed over 20 years. It will be screened one-night only ...

Fredonia launches new dance series with three sold-out performances

The Department of Theatre and Dance successfully launched the Merrins Chamber Series at the State University of New York at Fredonia with three sold-out performances in early November. More than 200 people attended the three performances of this inaugural event, which was presented by the ...

Lukasz Yoder is named Sorel piano competition winner

A highly select group of young pianists competed in the final round of the Claudette Sorel Piano Competition on Nov. 3 in Rosch Recital Hall at the State University of New York at Fredonia, with Lukasz Yoder from Los Angeles named as the first prize winner. The pool of 30 talented applicants ...

Fredonia Middle School presents ‘ELF JR.’ Nov, 16 and 17

Fredonia Middle School will present its seventh annual musical, “ELF JR.” on Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 17 at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. in the District Auditorium. All tickets are $5. Reserved tickets are available at tinyurl.com/fcsdmusic or in the high school lobby from 4 t o 6 p.m. on Nov. 13 ...