LEGITIMATE THEATER

CINEMA (Movies)​​

Open-captioning is a service for people with hearing loss that uses a text display to provide a simultaneous translation of dialogue and lyrics, as well as a description of sound effects, during a live performance. A number of live theater perfomances are opened captioned. Our Rochester HLAA Chapter has been insturmental in helping bring open captions to our Rochester area theatres.​​

View the websites or contact the theaters below to find out more details about open captions at the theatre of interest.

CenterStage Theatre​​-JCC
Jewish Community Center, 1200 Edgewood Ave in Brighton.​​
(585) 461-2000 x 0 
https://jccrochester.org/events/special-events/centerstage-theatre


CenterStage 2019-20 Season Captioned Performances

 Wed/Thurs @ 7pm; Sat/Sun @ 2pm unless otherwise indicated

Sun., Dec. 15; Thurs., Dec. 19 – “Raging Skillet: The True Life Adventures of a Punk Rock Caterer”
New Season 2020

Sunday February 9th at 2pmA special JCC Matinee Captioned Show    
“The Hit Makers: Origins of Classic Rock” See our Members' Page for details.
   
 Sun., April 12; Thurs, April 16 – “Sweat”
 Sun., May 10; Wed., May 13 – “Mamma Mia, musical”

Tickets and information are available at www.jcccenterstage.org or (585) 461-2000. Please specify “Captioned Area.”

GEVA Theatre

75 Woodbury Blvd, Rochester, NY 14607
Box Office: 585-232-Geva (4382)

"Open Captioning for patrons with hearing loss is provided during the 1st Saturday matinee and both performances of the final Wednesday of each Wilson Stage Series production  and the first Saturday matinee of each Fielding Stage Series production. ​​

When booking your seats, mention your interest in open captioning in order to secure the most advantageous view of the display on the right of the stage.
GEVA THEATRE - Captioned Performances

Sat. shows 2pm;  Wed. 2pm & 7:30pm, unless otherwise indicated.

Sun., Dec. 8 @ 12 Noon – A Christmas Carol new season 2020

Sat., Jan. 18; Wed., Jan. 29 – Slow Food

Sat., Feb. 22; Wed., March 18 – ONCE

Sat., March 7 @ 2:30pm – Cry It Out

Sat., April 4; Wed., April 22; Looks Like Pretty

Sat., April 25 @ 2:30pm – Where Did We Sit on Bus?

Sat., May 9; Wed., May 27 - Vietgone

Call the Box Office at 232-4382. Ask for seats in the “open captions” viewing section.
Rochester Broadway Theatre League
  (auditorium Theatre)​​


Box Office: (585) 222-5000
 885 E Main St, Rochester, NY   14605 http://www.rbtl.org
Tickets become available 6 weeks in advance of each show.
Request seats in “open captions” viewing section

Call 222-5000; email, [email protected]
http://www.rbtl.org/accessibility-services/​

   RBTL LIVE THEATRE—CAPTIONED

All performances are Sunday, at 1:00 pm
Jan. 26, 2020 – Anastasia
Feb. 23 - Jesus Christ Superstar
March 22 - Hello Dolly
April 26 - Cats
June 7 - Dear Evan Hansen
  NTID THEATRE

PANARA THEATRE - captioned
Thur/Fri.-7:30pm; Sat.-2pm,7:30pm Sun.-2pm (unless otherwise indicated)
Panara Theater parking in Lot “L”
  https://www.rit.edu/cla/finearts/theatrearts/cla-ntid_18-19jointseason.
2019-2020 Theatrical Season

NTID Performing Arts and RIT College of Liberal Arts are thrilled to announce the 2019-2020 joint theatrical season. The plays and dance performance present a wide array of cultural, political, and social issues. Two productions will be presented on the Panara stage, two productions will be performed in 1510 Theatre Lab, and one production will be performed in the Booth Black Box
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NTID Theaters and Performances

See NTID Event Calanders for exact time and other information
https://www.ntid.rit.edu/theatre/calendar/month
 I and You
Play by Lauren Gunderson
Directed by Andy Head
October 25-27, 2019
1510 Lab Theatre, LBJ Building
People of the Third Eye
Directed by Patti Durr and Karen Christie
November 15-17, 2019
Robert F. Panara Theatre
Dial M for Murder
Written by Frederick Knott
Directed by Luane Davis-Haggerty
February 28-March 1, 2020
1510 Lab Theatre, LBJ Building
Bent
Written by Martin Sherman
Directed by Matthew Nicosia
March 27-29, 2020
BOO-A428, Booth Black Box, Booth Building

Local Movie Theaters that Regularly Feature Open Captions

 THE CINEMA THEATRE 
957 Clinton Ave. S.  Rochester, NY 14620

Open Captions on Wednesday, check listings
 
Movie times at (585) 271-1785  Business office at (585) 271-1786

Free parking is available in the Dollar Tree parking lot that’s located off of Goodman Street, across from the Cinema Theater; do not park immediately in front of the Dollar Tree store.

No Cinema theater parking in the lot of the Highland Park Diner.
http://cinemarochester.com
   

THE LITTLE THEATRE
240 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14604

Open captions are available on Tuesdays, listed on The Little website; information is  updated every Monday evening.  

Business office Mon. - Fri. 10am - 5pm
Always available by appointment and by phone at 258-0400.

Hearing amplification headphones and Personal Captioning devices are available for every film with closed captioning capabilities. Headphones are available at all theaters.  https://thelittle.org

Hearing loops are installed in Theatres 1,2,4, and 5; and soon to be in #3. For more info, go to: https://thelittle.org/accessibility
Find Information about other Cinema(Movie)Theaters and  Assitive Listening Systems using the Captionfish and Fandango links below

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