Up Next!
An Act of God by David Javerbaum

Sept. 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, & 30 @ 8pm

Kicking-off our new season in September with a CNY premiere called “sinfully funny” by Vanity Fair! God takes the form of Jimmy Curtin, joined by his “angels” Michael-Dean Anderson and Peter Irwin, who answer together the deepest questions that have plagued mankind since Creation!

Intended for mature audiences.

Starring
Jimmy Curtin, Michael-Dean Anderson, and Peter Irwin

$20 Admission
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“Rarely Done brings incredibly diverse and original performing arts to CNY.”

Rarely Done Productions is a performing arts organization that offers alternative, original, and seldom-seen works. Our mission is to engage and enlighten audiences interested in innovative art and entertainment through quality productions of theatre, dance, art, and music.

Main Stage 2017-18

Check out the amazing line up of shows we’re bringing you during our 13th season!

AN ACT OF GOD
by David Javerbaum

September 15th – 30th

Kicking-off our new season in September with a CNY premiere called “sinfully funny” by Vanity Fair!

God takes the form of Jimmy Curtin, joined by his “angels” Michael-Dean Anderson and Peter Irwin, who answer together the deepest questions that have plagued mankind since Creation!

Intended for mature audiences.

AS IS
by William M. Hoffman

October 13th – 27th

The time is now, the place New York City. Rich,(JOSHUA KIMBALL) a young writer who is beginning to find success, is breaking up with his longtime lover, Saul (JASON TIMOTHY), a professional photographer. However Rich’s new relationship is short-lived after he learns he has AIDS and returns to the goodhearted Saul. “A wonderful and frightening play.” —NY Post

Produced in association with Friends of Dorothy House.

Intended for mature audiences.

FARRAGUT NORTH
by Beau Willimon

November 3, 11, and 17

Presenting two (all-too) timely political dramas in repertoire, with FARRAGUT NORTH, offering an inside look at competing presidential campaigns just days before the 2008 Iowa Primary, and FRAME 312, imagining a retired magazine editor telling her grown children she is in possession of the original — and unedited — copy of the infamous Zapruder film.

Produced in support of the Community Connections campaign by Elmcrest Children’s Center.

FRAME 312
by Keith Reddin

November 4, 10, and 18

Presenting two (all-too) timely political dramas in repertoire, with FARRAGUT NORTH, offering an inside look at competing presidential campaigns just days before the 2008 Iowa Primary, and FRAME 312, imagining a retired magazine editor telling her grown children she is in possession of the original — and unedited — copy of the infamous Zapruder film.

Produced in support of the Community Connections campaign by Elmcrest Children’s Center.

DEFYING GRAVITY: THE SONGS OF STEPHEN SCHWARTZ
by Stephen Schwartz

April 6th – 21st

Stephen Schwartz has won three Academy Awards,four Grammys and four Drama Desk Awards for his work on Broadway, including GODSPELL, PIPPIN, WICKED, as well as Disney movies THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME and ENCHANTED.

FALSETTOS
Music & Lyrics by William Finn
Book by James Lapine & William Finn

April 27th – May 12th

Another Rarely Done favorite that was a sellout! Falsettos follows Marvin, who struggles to create a tight knit family out of his eclectic array of core relationships.

Rarely Done’s Past Productions

Closer
by Patrick Marber

Songs for a New World
by Jason Robert Brown

Looking for Normal
by Jane Anderson

Baylin’s Monster
by Michael Grady

Sordid Lives
by Del Shores

Torch Song Trilogy
by Harvey Fierstein

Never the Sinner
by John Logan

Sin (A Cardinal Deposed)
by Michael Murphy

Debbie Does Dallas, The Musical!
by Susan L. Schwartz
Andrew Sherman
Tom Kitt
Jonathan Callicutt

Musical of Musicals, The Musical!
by Joanne Bogart
Eric Rockwell

Baby with the Bathwater
by Christopher Durang

The Facts of Life, The Lost Episode
by Jamie Morris

All in the Timing
by David Ives

Romance
by David Mamet

Bathhouse, The Musical!
by Tim Evanicki
Esther Daack
Ryan Beck
Jason Wetzel

Children’s Letters to God, The Musical
by David Evans
Douglas J. Cohen

Dog Sees God, Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead
by Bert V. Royal

The Eight: Reindeer Monologues/Santaland Diaries
by Jeff Goode

Bash: Latter-Day Plays
by Neil LaBute

Poor Superman
by Brad Fraser

Bingo, The Musical
by Michael Heitzman
Ilene Reid

Midlife! The Crisis Musical
by Bob Walton
Jim Walton

Werewolf
by Len Fonte

Scream Queens
book and lyrics by Scott Martin

A Christmas Survival Guide
by James Hindman
Ray Roderick

The Shape of Things
by Neil LaBute

Trouble in Tahiti
by Leonard Bernstein

Elegy in Blue
by Donna Stuccio

title of show
by Hunter Bell
music & lyrics by Jeff Bowen

Every Christmas Story Ever Told
by Michael Carleton
James FitzGerald
John K. Alvarez

Corpus Christi
by Terrence McNally

The Marvelous Wonderettes
by Roger Bean

Psycho Beach Party
by Charles Busch

Disenchanted: Bitches of the Kingdom
by Dennis Giacino
Fiely A. Matias

The Exonerated
by Jessica Blank
Erik Jensen

Judy’s Scary Little Christmas
by James Webber and David Church
music & lyrics by Joe Patrick Ward

Beautiful Child
by Nicky Silver

My First Time
by Ken Davenport

Bunked, The Musical
by Alaina Kunin
Bradford Proctor

Suddenly Last Summer
by Tennessee Williams

Falsettoland
by James Lapine
William Finn

Musical of Musicals
by Joanne Bogart
Eric Rockwell

Debbie Does Dallas, The Musical!
by Susan L. Schwartz
Andrew Sherman
Tom Kitt
Jonathan Callicutt

Grey Gardens
(2013 District Festival Production)
book by Doug Wright
music by Scott Frankel
lyrics by Michael Korie

Vampire Lesbians of Sodom
by Charles Busch

The World of Ray Bradbury
by Ray Bradbury
Whitney Rydbeck
Laura Wernette
Beans Morocco

The Normal Heart
by Larry Kramer

The Last Days of Judas Iscariot
by Stephen Adly Guirgis

Company 
(2014 District Festival Production)
book by George Furth
music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Die Mommie Die
by Charles Busch

Be Our Guest, A Disney Review
by various writers

The Nativity Part 2: It’s a Wonderful XMas
by Jeff Goode

The New Century
by Paul Rudnick

Motherhood Out Loud
by various writers

The Facts of Life: The Lost Episode
by Jamie Morris

Milk Milk Lemonade
by Joshua Conkel

Triassic Parq
by Marshall Pailet
Bryce Norbitz
Steve Wargo

Bill W. and Dr. Bob
by Samuel Shem

Star Wars, The Musical

God of Hell
by Sam Shephard

Tell Me On A Sunday
by Don Black and Andrew Lloyd Weber

Xmas Survival Guide
by James Hindman and Ray Roderick

Silence of the Clams
by Jamie Morris

Tom/Kat Project
by Brandon Ogborn

The Last 5 Years
by Jason Robert Brown

“One Night Only” Productions

Let’s Make a Date
Love with a Twist
Songs in Black and White (Ben Fiore)
Dance Night
Yours Truly (Ben Fiore)
Colour Me Streisand
How Did I End Up Here
Frank Fuimano and Joey Panek Cabaret
Bernstein On Broadway
Untitled, the Musical

“Fat Chance” Productions

Valley of the Dolls (All Male Version)
Spooky Dog and the Teen-Age Gang Mysteries
Star Wars : The Musical (Co-Produced With Wits End)
Carrie : The Musical
Bare: A Pop Opera
Falsettos

We’re always looking for talented individuals for upcoming productions.  Actors, submit your headshot and resume.  Lighting Designers, must have experience lighting a blackbox theater space and be able to hang lights and lift between 50-60 lbs.  Click the button to the right to submit now.

Please call (315) 546-3224 to submit while our online system is being upgraded.  Thanks!

COMING SOON — Submit for acting or lighting design positions

Rarely Done Productions performs at Jazz Central in Downtown Syracuse. Please feel free to contact us about show info, tickets, acting and lighting design opportunities, donating, or buying ad space.

441 E. Washington St.
Syracuse, NY 13202

Phone: 315.546.3224
info@rarelydone.org