Fighting Wars at Home and Abroad

Nora Cole's world-premiere play Katherine's Colored Lieutenant is based on letters written between her Uncle Robert, a WWII Tuskegee Airman, and his fiancée, Nora's Aunt Katherine. Because this personal story is set during a pivotal period of our nation's history, it also incorporates other texts and voices of the time, to help re-create Katherine's and Robert's world on … Continue reading Fighting Wars at Home and Abroad

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Rochester Ranks 20th for Arts Vibrancy: Now What?

By Tom Parrish, Executive Director Rochester ranked as the 20th most arts vibrant large city in America, according to the National Center for Arts Research’s recently released Arts Vibrancy Index. This assessment of arts vibrancy used multiple measures of supply, demand and public support for arts and culture on a per capita basis, and confirms … Continue reading Rochester Ranks 20th for Arts Vibrancy: Now What?

How To Make a Tentacle 101

As Audrey II continues to grow throughout Little Shop of Horrors, we are struck with the alarming sensation that our carnivorous plant is far from full and she has no intentions of slowing down. Together, the production’s director, scenic designer, and puppet designer collaborated to design larger-than-life tentacles that invade the theatre to fulfill this vision. … Continue reading How To Make a Tentacle 101