She may have been raised in Russia, but vocalist Luba Lesser has a natural flair for the sounds of Brazil.
‘Drowsy Chaperone’ is a mirthful musical about musicals
“The Drowsy Chaperone” is anything but sleepy.
Singers and dancers bring an ‘Irish Christmas in America’ to Catherine Cummings Theater
Killarney’s a long way from Cazenovia, but this weekend musicians and dancers from Western Ireland will celebrate the season at the Catherine Cummings Theater.
Upstate forecast calls for a ‘White Christmas’": Syracuse Stage musical based on a movie based on a song
A beloved and heartwarming musical based on a movie that was based on a popular holiday song is now playing through Dec. 30, at Syracuse Stage.
B’ville Theatre Guild stages Neil Simon’s crotchety comedy
Drawing on one of its strengths – its deep pool of experienced comic actors – the Baldwinsville Theatre Guild breathes new life into Neil Simon’s old show-biz warhorse, “The Sunshine Boys,” now running weekends through Nov. 11.
Formidable blues double bill Sunday in Cazenovia
Celebrating 50 years of making music, Hammond headlines a great double bill also featuring guitarist-singer Mark Hoffmann at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, in the Catherine Cummings Theater, located at 16 Lincklaen St. in Cazenovia.
The Kennedys to showcase new pop sound Saturday in Caz
For more than a decade and a half, Pete and Maura Kennedy have been making music that recalls the jangly guitars of 1960s bands such as The Byrds and The Hollies.
Former Sinatra pianist leads quartet Friday at 11th annual Jazz’N Caz festival
Nowadays, Vincent Falcone plays piano for some of the brightest stars of show business. Not only does he flat-out rock on the 88s, Falcone also organizes the material and conducts the band.
Swing fans will flock to the 11th annual Jazz’N Caz fest at Cazenovia College, Friday and Saturday, Sept. 21 and 22, at the Catherine Cummings Theatre, but the festival kicks off informally at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, on the lawn at the Brae Loch Inn with a blues-rock band named Gent Treadly.
When Mario DeSantis debuted his orchestra back in 1947, the Number One hit in the nation was “Heartache” by the Ted Weems Orchestra, with Elmo Tanner whistling. Now, as Mario celebrates his big band’s 65th anniversary, the nation’s top pop tune is “Payphone” by Maroon 5 featuring Wiz Khalifa. Over the intervening decades, Mario and his musicians have rolled with rock’n’roll, bounced to the Beatles, and reveled in rhythm & blues. The versatile 12-piece ensemble prides itself on its ability to entertain every audience whether they dance the Turkey Trot, the Twist or the Macarena.