Cortland Repertory Theatre Downtown has officially announced their upcoming fall and winter season. After the Theatre's final event at the Little York Pavilion - Little York Fiber Arts Festival on Saturday, October 12 - the good times move to the location on Port Watson Street in Historic Downtown Cortland. From trivia nights to live music, comedy evenings to holiday festivities, there will be something for all ages to enjoy!
Thursday, Sept. 19, Oct. 17 and Nov. 21 at 7:00 p.m.
Trivia in a wide range of topics, with prizes for each round and a grand prize of the evening. Up to 4 people per team. A benefit for Cortland Repertory Theatre Youth Programs.
Admission: $5 per person
Thursday, Oct. 3 and Nov. 8 at 7:00 p.m.
A NEW event and fund raiser for CRT’s Youth Programs. Bring your friends, have a beer, and channel your inner rock star for fun and prizes!
Admission: $5.00 cover charge with cash beer/wine bar.
COMEDIAN ROSS BENNETT
Friday, Oct. 4 at 7:30 p.m.
One of CRT’s most popular comics returns with a new tour, focusing on Update New York humor! His career has taken Ross around the country with comedy which resonates with everyday working-class Americans who prefer clean humor that is both clever and *blissfully* politics-free!
Admission: $20.00 in advance or $25 at the door.
Saturday, Oct. 12 at 7:30 p.m.
A brand new, off-the-cuff concert of fantastic piano skills and pop vocals from this Broadway musician and star of the Billy Joel musical “Movin’ Out”! Features popular and “deep cut” Joel songs as well as tuners from other artists.
LATE NITE CATECHISM “BACK TO SCHOOL”: THE HOLY GHOST AND OTHER TERRIFYING TALES
Saturday, Oct. 19 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Sister is back with another hysterical lesson in which the audience is her catechism class! In this session we find out the Church's take on all the familiar Halloween tales of ghosts and goblins. The lesson includes hands-on experience in how to build a Catholic appropriate Halloween costume!
THE JAZZ ENSEMBLES FROM CORNELL UNIVERSITY
Friday, Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m.
CRT welcomes this talented group of student-musicians for a unique night of music selections based on “traveling the rails”, featuring music of Duke Ellington, Johnny Cash, Bob Marley, Wynton Marsalis, Lead Belly, Mary Lou Williams and more.
Admission: $10 Adults/Seniors; $8.00 Youth under 22
Sunday, Nov. 10 at 2:00 p.m.
Performed by the Traveling Lantern Theatre Company. An audience participation performance for kids! Join the Darling children as they fly away to Neverland with Peter Pan, where he battles his arch enemy, the villainous Captain Hook. This ageless story of love and bravery!
Admission: $7.00 per person.
COMEDIAN NICK DiPAOLO
Friday, Nov. 15 at 7:30 p.m.
With this “mature audiences” standup comedy, Nick returns to Cortland for another night of sharp tongued, right-leaning humor. While many comedians lean liberal, Nick leans the other way and he's not afraid to call it as he sees it.
Admission: $25 in advance, $30 at the door.
THE JERSEY TENORS, PART 2: MAKE AMERICAN MACHO AGAIN
Saturday, Nov. 16 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
The boys are back in town with a new musical tribute to movie “tough guys”! Featuring music from The Godfather, Rocky, Saturday Night Fever, Top Gun and others, they also add tuners from Jersey heavy hitters like Sinatra and Springsteen.
HOLIDAY PHOTOS in SANTA’S WINTER WONDERLAND
Saturday, Dec. 7 from 10:00 a.m. – Noon and 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 8 from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
For the 5th year, Santa makes an early visit to Cortland in his beautiful wonderland at CRT Downtown! Complimentary refreshments, selfie-spots and activities for kids!
Admission: $10.00 per each photo set-up; photos will be emailed. Additionally $10.00 for on-the-spot printing.
A BUDDY HOLLY JOLLY CHRISTMAS, starring Todd Meredith and The Rave-Ons
Saturday, Dec. 14 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Todd Meredith (from CRT’s Million Dollar Quartet, Ring of Fire, Buddy!) returns to Cortland with his tribute band “The Rave-Ons” to celebrate the holiday season! Features Holly’s greatest hits, plus rockabilly versions of Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree, Jingle Bell Rock, Blue Christmas, Run Run Rudolph and more. Great for the whole family.
“DANCIN’ THRU THE DECADES” NEW YEAR’S EVE DANCE
Dec. 31, 8:00 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.
Beer/Wine cash bar. A full evening of the greatest dance hits of all time, from the 60’s thru today! Have a front row seat to the fireworks and ball drop on Main Street at midnight.
Admission: $10 in advance, $15 at the door.
For more information or to order tickets, call 800-427-6160 or visit cortlandrep.org.
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