Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play and Cello Fury will be performing on September 21
Rochester, N.Y. - George Eastman House will host Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play and Cello Fury on September 21 as part of the First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival. Screen Plays ~ Hollywood's Golden Age on Stage will perform Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play at 1 p.m. and Cello Fury will hit the stage at 3 p.m. Both performances will be held in the Dryden Theatre, 900 East Avenue. Admission to each event is $10, and tickets can be ordered in advance at www.rochesterfringe.com.
Written by Joe Landry, Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play is based on two early films by Alfred Hitchcock-The Lodger and Sabotage. This production is staged as a broadcast from Rochester's local radio station using vintage equipment from the AWA Wireless Museum. In addition, the production will feature live musical accompaniment by members of The Colored Musicians Club of Buffalo, which for more than 75 years has been bringing classical jazz music to Western New York.
Cello Fury, a cello rock powerhouse featuring three cellists and a drummer, combine the emotive and symphonic sounds of the cello with driving rock beats to create a cinematic, progressive rock sound. A rarity in the music world, Cello Fury appeals to a diverse audience throughout the United States and abroad.
Continually developing their own unique style of cello rock music, cellists Simon Cummings, Ben Muñoz and Nicole Myers along with drummer David Throckmorton unleash vitality and rhythmic drive in their music and dare to venture past classical expectations. They have released two albums of original music, "Cello Fury" and "Symphony of Shadows" and performs over a hundred live shows each year.For more information, visit cellofury.com.
About Screen Plays ~ Hollywood's Golden Age on Stage
What began as a love of classic Hollywood films is now a new local theater production company. Karen Tuccio, brings more than a decade of local theater and film experience to this exciting venture. Her company will present plays from Hollywood's Golden Age that have a positive message, especially those showcasing women in the best, brightest, and most beautiful aspects of life. For more info, go to: facebook.com/ScreenPlaysonStage or follow Screen Plays on Twitter at: Karen@Screen_Plays.
About the First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival
The first-ever First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival attracted more than 33,000 people to downtown Rochester from September 19 through September 23, 2012. The 3rd
annual Fringe Festival will feature over 380 performances at 28 venues in and around Rochester's East End from September 18 - 27, 2014. Please visit rochesterfringe.com for more information.
About George Eastman House
George Eastman House holds unparalleled collections, totaling more than four million objects, of photographs, motion pictures, cameras and technology, and photographically illustrated books. Established as an independent non-profit institution in 1947, it is the world's oldest photography museum and third largest film archive in the United States. The museum is in Rochester, NY, and includes the National Historic Landmark house and gardens of George Eastman, the philanthropist and father of popular photography and motion picture film. Learn more at eastmanhouse.org.
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Images of the performances being held at George Eastman House are available for download here: https://eastmanhouse.box.com/gehfringe.
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