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7:30 PM *POSTPONED* Legends and Favorites Society for New Music, featuring Eliot Fisk, guitar

7:30 PM The Connective Corridor *POSTPONED* Cold Read Festival: Under Consideration Syracuse Stage

8:00 PM *CANCELLED* Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem Folkus Project

8:00 PM *CANCELLED* Madwoman! LeMoyne College

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor *POSTPONED* Fences Redhouse

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor *CANCELLED* A Grand Night for Singing Syracuse University Drama Department

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Coronavirus Closings

Syracuse Stage to hold children's auditions

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Coronavirus Closings

Schedule changes due to the coronavirus restrictions:


  • ArtRage Gallery: All events cancelled at least through April.

  • Broadway in Syracuse: Blue Man Group and Riverdance postponed, details TBA. Miss Saigon and An American in Paris are still scheduled as planned at this time

  • Civic Morning Musicals: All remaining concerts of the 2019-20 season – except the CNY Most Talented Young Artists Concert – will be moved to the 2020-21 season.

  • CNY Jazz: Blue Vespers on March 22 cancelled; Jazz on Tap and Jazz at the Cavalier performances postponed until further notice.

  • CNY Playhouse: The final weekend of The Matchmaker and all performances of Biloxi Blues will be rescheduled.

  • Erie Canal Museum: Closed until further notice.

  • Everson Museum: Closed through April 19.

  • Folkus Project: Concerts through May 1 have been cancelled.

  • Landmark Theater: Trolls Live postponed; new dates TBA. Bob Weir and Wolf Bros rescheduled for October 25.

  • LeMoyne College Visual & Performing Arts: All events cancelled for the remainder of the semester.

  • Light Work Gallery: Closed through March 30.

  • Onondaga Civic Symphony: Does not presently expect the May 17 concert to take place, but check their website for updates.

  • Onondaga Historical Association: Closed until further notice.

  • Palace Theater: Events through April 4 rescheduled.

  • Point of Contact Gallery: All events through April have been cancelled, including Cruel April poetry reading series and MFA Thesis Exhibition.

  • Rarely Done Productions: Vanities cancelled.

  • Redhouse: Upcoming production of Fences will be postponed.

  • Society for New Music: April 3 concert with guitarist Eliot Fisk postponed; new date TBD.

  • Symphoria: All performances and youth orchestra rehearsals will be suspended at least through March 28.

  • Syracuse Chorale: April 18 concert cancelled.

  • Syracuse Cinephile Society: On hiatus until crowd restrictions are lifted.

  • Syracuse Friends of Chamber Music: Remainder of 2019-20 season postponed.

  • Syracuse Opera: May performance of Tosca has been cancelled.

  • Syracuse Stage: Performances of Amadeus have been suspended; Cold Read Festival of New Plays originally scheduled for April 1–5 has been rescheduled for Sept. 9–13

  • Syracuse University Drama Department: All shows cancelled for the remainder of the semester.

  • Syracuse Vocal Ensemble: May 2 jazz concert cancelled.

Updates will be made as they're received. To submit your schedule change, email web@syracusearts.net.

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Syracuse Stage to hold children's auditions

Syracuse Stage will host general auditions for children ages 8–13 for multiple roles in the 2020/2021 season holiday show, Matilda The Musical, on Friday, April 3, 5:30–7:00 pm, and Saturday, April 4, 9:00 am–2:00 pm, by appointment only, at the Syracuse Stage/SU Drama Complex, 820 E. Genesee St. Callbacks will be held on April 18.

Matilda The Musical is Syracuse Stage's annual holiday production. Co-produced with the Syracuse University Department of Drama, the show celebrates the deliciously twisted sense of fun and the singular genius of the great Roald Dahl. This Tony Award-winner is a captivating treat that revels in the anarchy of childhood, the power of imagination and the inspiring story of a girl who dreams of a better life. (Not to mention there's a gloriously vile villain, Miss Trunchbull.) Packed with high-energy dance numbers, catchy songs and featuring an unforgettable little girl with astonishing wit, intelligence and psychokinetic powers, Matilda is a delightfully thrilling musical for children and adults alike.

Audition Information

Matilda Wormwood: An imaginative girl who is clever and wise far beyond her years. She has a thirst for learning that can't be quenched. Auditioners must be no older than 13 years of age by Jan. 3, 2021. Vocal range between D5 and A3.

Bruce: Matilda's classmate. Lover of chocolate cake. Auditioners must be no older than 13 years of age by Jan. 3, 2021. Vocal range between E5 and C4.

Lavender: Matilda's classmate and friend. Auditioners must be no older than 13 years of age by Jan. 3, 2021.

Youth Ensemble: Up to 16 children will be cast for ensemble roles. Auditioners must be no older than 13 years of age by Jan. 3, 2021. The youth ensemble cast will alternate performances and will not be required to perform in every show.

All ethnicities are encouraged to audition. Those auditioning should prepare 32 bars of a song of their choice. Additionally, a brief reading from the script will be provided and performed at the time of the audition.

Auditioners should note that Matilda The Musical includes some morning student matinees in addition to evening performances. Children must be available for rehearsals beginning in early October through the end of the show's run on Jan. 3, 2021.

For more information or to book an appointment, contact Michael McCurdy at auditions@syracusestage.org.

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