Geva Theatre - Rochester, NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sagefemme
N 43° 09.162 W 077° 36.302
18T E 288190 N 4781066
Quick Description: Geva Theatre offers the very best in live theatre, from fresh looks at classics and musicals, to lively comedies and powerful, thought-provoking dramas, Geva has something for everyone.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 12/23/2011 2:33:58 PM
Waymark Code: WMDC8Z
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
"Founded in 1972, Geva attracts over 180,000 patrons annually, including more than 20,000 students. The 552-seat Elaine P. Wilson Mainstage offers a wide variety of shows, from musicals to reinvigorated American and world classics. The Ron & Donna Fielding Nextstage, Geva's engaging 180-seat second stage, features fresh contemporary theatre" (visit link)

"In 1982, Geva bought and renovated the Naval Armory (built 1868) at the corner of Clinton Avenue and Woodbury Boulevard. Improvements to the building sparked the revitalization of the Clinton Avenue neighborhood and what has since become known as “Corporate Alley.” In the winter of 2000, Geva Theatre Center opened its second stage, the Nextstage, in order to produce smaller-scale, more intimate productions, produce theatre for young audiences and develop new plays." (visit link)

The building also boosts a 70-seat Comedy Improv stage and Geva Cafe.
Theater Name: Geva Theatre

Country: USA

Address:
75 Woodbury Blvd
Rochester, NY USA
14607


Web Site: [Web Link]

Venue: Private Theater

Type of Productions:
Repertory (Charles Dickens, George Bernard Shaw, Shakespear)


Restored Building: yes

Date of Construction: built 1868, converted to theatre in 1985

Architect/Designer: Andrew J Warner; Gorsline & Aldridge

Stage Type: Proscenium

Seating Capacity: 550

Special Productions/Events/Festivals: Not listed

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