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OFC's Broadway in Brighton Series is comprised of six professional musical productions under the direction of Eric Vaughn Johnson featuring performers from New York City, Los Angeles and across the country, alongside professionals throughout the region.

 

This season’s focus is bringing beloved stories of heroes of generations to the stage, shows are not typically performed in Rochester. OFC strives to tell stories that demonstrate the beauty and resilience of the human spirit. We hope that through reflection on “stories of old” that we may better prepare ourselves to make solutions for the future.

Subscriptions for the 2024-2025 season are now on sale!
Book the six show subscription to receive the package discount and many exclusive benefits. Subscribers can easily exchange their performance dates and times closer to the show dates by giving us a call.

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Additional terms and conditions on subscriptions:
Discount is not valid on tickets, tuition, rentals, catering, and other sales not mentioned. All OFC terms and conditions as well as refund policy is effective on subscriptions. Subscribers have the option to exchange tickets for performances throughout the run of the same show, however may not switch tickets to different productions. Appropriate age suggestions are based on initial research and development and are subject to change closer to showtime. OFC Creations cannot guarantee the appearance of any particular artist, which is always subject to illness, injury and statutory vacation entitlement. Potential changes listed above as well as other changes will not result in opportunities for ticket refunds.  Ticket prices may vary throughout the season, however pricing the Season Subscription pricing is the highest discounted price available for the year. Subscribers may save more than the 25% once casts and any headliners are announced. Discounted price does not include service fees which includes postage cost to mail the tickets, welcome packet, and member ship cards to you automatically.

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Save 25% with a Season Subscription!

Season Subscriptions include the full six show package and receive many deluxe benefits:

  • Receive a 25% discount on the ticket package from now through May 31st. Then 15% discount from June 1st through September.
     

  • Receive an ongoing 10% discount at The Old Farm Café, including meals, beverages, and merchandise through the end of the season (May 2025). Available all times the café is open to the public. Not valid on tickets, tuition, and rentals.
     

  • Receive $2.00 off all wine and beer at the bar throughout the evening at each Broadway in Brighton season show from September 2024 through May 2025; Including beer, wine, and champagne. Not available on other events and productions. Alternatively may opt for complimentary coffee and bottles of water
     

  • Receive an ongoing 10% discount on show merchandise at all OFC performances
     

  • Exchange your performance dates at any time! Call our box office and we can easily switch what day and time you attend each show
     

  • Receive first choice for best seats available, as single tickets will go on sale June 1st
     

  • Receive priority notice about added shows, events, and cabarets – ensuring subscribers have a chance to receive the best seats available. Including discounted season add ons below!
     

  • Receive option for renewal of same seats for future seasons

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OFC's Broadway in Brighton Series Presents
The Boy From Oz

Music and Lyrics by Peter Allen. Book by Martin Sherman and Nick Enright

Performances September 12-29, 2024 at the OFC Creations Theatre Center Main Stage; Appropriate for ages 13 & up

Upstate New York Regional Premiere! It’s time to shake the maracas and dust off your dancing shoes as The Boy from Oz tells the dazzling, funny, and heartbreaking true story of singer songwriter Peter Allen. From humble beginnings growing up singing in country pubs throughout the Australian outback, Peter’s career took off without warning after being discovered and taken under the mentorship of, the one and only, Judy Garland. As her opening act, Peter relocated to New York City and quickly introduced to Judy’s daughter and future wife, Liza Minnelli.


Peter Allen rose to international stardom in the 1980s, best known for his hits including ‘I Honestly Love You,’ ‘Best That You Can Do,’ ‘Not The Boy Next Door,’ ‘Everything Old Is New Again,’ and the showstopping, ‘I Go to Rio.’ From winning an Oscar, to selling out performances in Radio City Music Hall, and receiving adulation when he returned to Australia, Peter struggled through divorce, heartbreak, failure, and navigating through the unknowns of the AIDS epidemic.

No longer caught between the moon and New York City, the global phenomenon of The Boy From Oz makes its regional premiere in Rochester as the first time the show being performed in New York State besides the 2003 Broadway production.

This electrifying story is under the direction of Eric Vaughn Johnson, featuring a cast of professional performers from across the country.

  • Thursday, September 12 at 7:30PM

  • Friday, September 13 at 7:30PM

  • Saturday, September 14 at 2PM

  • Saturday, September 14 at 7:30PM

  • Sunday, September 15 at 2PM

  • Thursday, September 19 at 7:30PM

  • Friday, September 20 at 7:30PM

  • Saturday, September 21 at 2PM

  • Saturday, September 21 at 7:30PM 

  • Sunday, September 22 at 2PM

  • Thursday, September 26 at 7:30PM

  • Friday, September 27 at 7:30PM

  • Saturday, September 28 at 2PM

  • Saturday, September 28 at 7:30PM

  • Sunday, September 29 at 2PM

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Packages are now available!

Single tickets will go on sale June 1st

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OFC's Broadway in Brighton Series Presents
West Side Story

Based on a Conception of Jerome Robbins
Book by Arthur Laurents, Music by Leonard Bernstein, Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Performances October 10-27, 2024 at the OFC Creations Theatre Center Main Stage; Appropriate for ages 13 & up

From the first notes to the final breath, West Side Story is one of the greatest love stories ever told. This Tony and Oscar Award winning masterpiece has become a timeless classic and landmark musical for audiences across the globe.

Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet is transported to the vibrant battleground of New York City’s West Side in the 1950s as two young, idealistic lovers find themselves caught between warring street gangs, the "American" Jets and the Puerto Rican Sharks. Their struggle to survive in a world of hate, violence and prejudice is one of the most innovative, heart-wrenching and relevant musical dramas of our time. Unforgettable musical numbers include ‘Tonight,’ ‘Something’s Coming,’ ‘America,’ ‘One Hand, One Heart,’ and equally mesmerizing choreography to ‘Mambo,’ ‘Cool,’ and ‘The Rumble.’

 

West Side Story changed the face of musical theatre forever when it debuted on the Great White Way in 1957, the lyrics "There's a place for us, somewhere a place for us..." couldn't resonate any louder than it does today, hailed as an “indisputable, boundary-busting masterpiece” (The New York Times).

Under the direction of Eric Vaughn Johnson, the award winning West Side Story features a cast of professional performers from across the country.

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  • Thursday, October 10 at 7:30PM

  • Friday, October 11 at 7:30PM

  • Saturday, October 12 at 2PM 

  • Saturday, October 12 at 7:30PM 

  • Sunday, October 13 at 2PM

  • Wednesday, October 16 at 7:30PM 

  • Thursday, October 17 at 7:30PM 

  • Friday, October 18 at 7:30PM

  • Saturday, October 19 at 2PM

  • Saturday, October 19 at 7:30PM

  • Sunday, October 20 at 2PM

  • Wednesday, October 23 at 7:30PM

  • Thursday, October 24 at 7:30PM

  • Friday, October 25 at 7:30PM

  • Saturday, October 26 at 2PM

  • Saturday, October 26 at 7:30PM

  • Sunday, October 27 at 2PM

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Packages are now available!

Single tickets will go on sale June 1st

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OFC's Broadway in Brighton Series Presents
Dream
Works
The Prince of Egypt
The Musical
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz; Book by Philip LaZebnik
Based on the DreamWorks Animation Film

Performances December 5-29, 2024 at the OFC Creations Theatre Center Main Stage; Appropriate for all ages

 

Regional Premiere! The Prince of Egypt is a sweeping epic of a musical with music and lyrics by Grammy and Oscar winner Stephen Schwartz, a book by Philip LaZebnik, and ten new songs written by Schwartz, together with five of his songs from the adored DreamWorks Animation film. Acclaimed as “one of the greatest animated films of all time” (Evening Standard) and “a brilliant film” (The Guardian), it remains one of the most beloved animated feature films of all time.

Journey through the wonders of Ancient Egypt as Ramses and Moses, two young men raised together as brothers in a kingdom of privilege, find themselves suddenly divided by a secret past. One must rule as Pharaoh, the other must rise up and free his true people; both face a destiny that will change history forever. Featuring a soaring score by Schwartz, including ‘All I Ever Wanted,’ ‘Through Heaven's Eyes,’ ‘Footprints on the Sand,’ ‘Deliver Us,’ and, the Academy Award winning song, ‘When You Believe.’

“This ‘Prince’ is the new king of musicals. An event to dazzle, musical theatre doesn’t come bigger than this.”

Stefan Kyriazis, Sunday Express

The Prince of Egypt is not only a Rochester regional premiere, OFC Creations Theatre Center is one of the first performing arts centers in across the globe to be granted permission to present this show. Under the direction of Eric Vaughn Johnson, featuring a cast of professional performers from across the country.

  • Thursday, December 5 at 7:30PM

  • Friday, December 6 at 7:30PM

  • Saturday, December 7 at 2PM

  • Saturday, December 7 at 7:30PM

  • Sunday, December 8 at 2PM

  • Thursday, December 12 at 7:30PM

  • Friday, December 13 at 7:30PM

  • Saturday, December 14 at 2PM

  • Saturday, December 14 at 7:30PM

  • Sunday, December 15 at 2PM

  • Thursday, December 19 at 7:30PM

  • Friday, December 20 at 7:30PM

  • Saturday, December 21 at 2PM

  • Saturday, December 21 at 7:30PM

  • Sunday, December 22 at 2PM

  • Thursday, December 26 at 7:30PM

  • Friday, December 27 at 7:30PM

  • Saturday, December 28 at 2PM

  • Saturday, December 28 at 7:30PM

  • Sunday, December 29 at 2PM

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Packages are now available!

Single tickets will go on sale June 1st

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OFC's Broadway in Brighton Series Presents
Gypsy

Book by Arthur Laurents, Music by Jule Styne, Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Performances January 30-February 16, 2025 at the OFC Creations Theatre Center Main Stage; Appropriate for ages 16 & up

Regarded by many theatre professionals as the finest musical ever created, Gypsy is the ultimate tale of the ambitious stage mother, Rose, fighting for her daughters’ success – while secretly yearning for her own. All while June and Louise wish their mother would settle down and get married, Rose continues to pursue dreams of stardom for her girls and will stop at nothing to get what she wants.

Set across America throughout the 1920s and 30s, when vaudeville was dying and burlesque was born, this landmark show explores the world of two-bit show business with brass, humor, heart, and sophistication. 

The celebrated score by Jule Styne and Stephen Sondheim boasts one glorious hit after another, including ‘Everything's Coming Up Roses,’ ‘Let Me Entertain You,’ ‘Some People,’ ‘You'll Never Get Away from Me,’ ‘If Momma Was Married,’ ‘All I Need Is the Girl,’ ‘You Gotta Get A Gimmick,’ ‘Small World’ and ‘Together Wherever We Go.’

Under the direction of Eric Vaughn Johnson, this mother of all musicals, Gypsy, features a cast of professional performers from across the country.

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*Check out the Broadway in Brighton Series Add On "Together Wherever We Go: Gypsy Rose Lee - An Evening with Her Son, Erik Lee Preminger." Mr. Preminger visits OFC for one performance only sharing exclusive stories and memories of growing up with his world famous mother. Subscribers receive 10% off tickets by calling the box office. Details below.

  • Thursday, January 30 at 7:30PM

  • Friday, January 31 at 7:30PM

  • Saturday, February 1 at 2PM

  • Saturday, February 1 at 7:30PM

  • Sunday, February 2 at 2PM

  • Thursday, February 6 at 7:30PM

  • Friday, February 7 at 7:30PM

  • Saturday, February 8 at 2PM

  • Saturday, February 8 at 7:30PM

  • Sunday, February 9 at 2PM

  • Thursday, February 13 at 7:30PM

  • Friday, February 14 at 7:30PM

  • Saturday, February 15 at 2PM

  • Saturday, February 15 at 7:30PM

  • Sunday, February 16 2PM

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Packages are now available!

Single tickets will go on sale June 1st

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OFC's Broadway in Brighton Series Presents
Anything Goes

Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter; Original Book by P.G. Wodehouse & Guy Bolton and Howard Lindsay & Russel Crouse; New Book by Timothy Crouse & John Weidman
Performances April 3-19, 2025 at the OFC Creations Theatre Center Main Stage; Appropriate for ages 13 & up

 

Packed with music, dance, and laughs, Anything Goes sets its sails regarded as delightful, delicious, and de-lovely. Cole Porter’s saucy and splendid classic musical has a whole new flair in this updated version for modern audiences.
 

As the S.S. American heads out to sea, two unlikely pairs set off on the course to find true love, proving that sometimes destiny needs a little help from a crew of tap dancing sailors, exotic disguises, and some good old-fashioned blackmail. Peppering this hilariously bumpy ride are some of musical theatre’s most memorable hits, including ‘I Get a Kick out of You,’ ‘You’re The Top,’ ‘It’s De-Lovely,’ and of course, ‘Anything Goes.’

“Anything Goes exists to put a daffy grin on your face... if you’re looking for sheer escape, this is your ticket!”  The Washington Post

Under the direction of Eric Vaughn Johnson, featuring a cast of professional performers from across the country.

  • Thursday, April 3 at 7:30PM

  • Friday, April 4 at 7:30PM

  • Saturday, April 5 at 2PM

  • Saturday, April 5 at 7:30PM

  • Sunday, April 6 at 2PM

  • Wednesday, April 9 at 7:30PM

  • Thursday, April 10 at 7:30PM

  • Friday, April 11 at 7:30PM

  • Saturday, April 12 at 2PM

  • Saturday, April 12 at 7:30PM

  • Sunday, April 13 at 2PM

  • Thursday, April 17 at 7:30PM

  • Friday, April 18 at 7:30PM

  • Saturday, April 19 at 2PM

  • Saturday, April 19 at 7:30PM

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Packages are now available!

Single tickets will go on sale June 1st

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OFC's Broadway in Brighton Series Presents
Jersey Boys

Book by Marshall Brickman & Rick Elice, Music by Bob Gaudio, Lyrics by Bob Crewe
Performances May 8-25, 2025 at the OFC Creations The
atre Center Main Stage; Appropriate for ages 16 & up

First Production Produced in Rochester! Oh, what a night! How did a group of blue-collar boys from the wrong side of the tracks become one of the biggest American pop music sensations of all time?

Jersey Boys is the smash-hit musical that gives us the true, sometimes gritty, and always spectacularly entertaining story of falsetto idol Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. The blue-collar boys in the shiny Lurex suits strode onto the scene in 1965, wowing the public for 20 years with hits such as ‘Big Girls Don't Cry,’ ‘Oh What a Night,’ ‘Walk Like a Man,’ ‘Beggin,’ ‘Sherry’ and many more. But before fame and fortune came a difficult, and sometimes not entirely legal, journey to stardom.

Since its debut in 2005, Jersey Boys has become a must-see, embedding itself in the American musical theater landscape, winning 4 Tony Awards on Broadway and proving that the rags to riches, to rags again, story is an ever-enduring theme!

The first Rochester produced production of Jersey Boys is under the direction of Eric Vaughn Johnson featuring a cast of professional performers from across the country. Starring as Frankie Valli is Adam Marino who has performed this iconic role at five different professional theatres across the country.

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Meet Our Frankie Valli!

Adam Marino has been traveling the country for the past ten years in credits such as Beautiful: The Carole King Musical (Barry Mann; Village Theatre), She Loves Me-starring Bryce Pinkham (Arpad; Gulf Coast Symphony), Jersey Boys (Frankie Valli; Sierra Repertory Theatre, Pittsburgh Musical Theatre, Broadway Palm Dinner Theater, Millbrook Playhouse and The Savannah Theatre), and Scrooge No More (Ebenezer Scrooge; Busch Gardens Williamsburg). Adam is also a former member of the 1950's rock 'n' roll group "The Diamonds." Originally from Rochester, this production will be a homecoming performance for Marino. www.adamdavidmarino.com

  • Thursday, May 8 at 7:30PM

  • Friday, May 9 at 7:30PM

  • Saturday, May 10 at 2PM

  • Saturday, May 10 at 7:30PM

  • Sunday, May 11 at 2PM

  • Thursday, May 15 at 7:30PM

  • Friday, May 16 at 7:30PM

  • Saturday, May 17 at 2PM

  • Saturday, May 17 at 7:30PM

  • Sunday, May 18 at 2PM

  • Thursday, May 22 at 7:30PM

  • Friday, May 23 at 7:30PM

  • Saturday, May 24 at 2PM

  • Saturday, May 24 at 7:30PM

  • Sunday, May 25 at 2PM

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Packages are now available!

Single tickets will go on sale June 1st

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OFC's Broadway in Brighton Series

Series Add On
Together Wherever We Go: Gypsy Rose Lee

An Evening with Her Son,
Erik Lee Preminger

Performance Thursday April 24, 2025 at 7PM at the OFC Creations Theatre Center Main Stage; Appropriate for ages 13 & up

Series Add On! If you love the greatest musical of all time, Gypsy, then join us to meet Gypsy Rose Lee’s son, Erik Lee Preminger, who will be at OFC for a one-night engagement.

Enjoy an intimate evening of first-class and true stories about the legendary Gypsy Rose Lee. If there was ever a man with a mind-boggling life story, it's Erik Lee Preminger, the son of burlesque legend Gypsy Rose Lee and film director, Otto Preminger. Gypsy Rose Lee was a show-business phenomenon. Starting at the age of five, when she appeared in vaudeville, she went on to become a headliner in burlesque, carnivals, and nightclubs. Preminger brings her rich story to life by showcasing rare home movies, newsreel, and TV footage, so that audiences will not only get a peek inside Gypsy’s long and varied career, but a sense of the adventures that Erik shared on the road with his much-loved mother. Featuring a lively Q&A session after the show...this is sure to be an entertaining evening for all!

This series add on is not included in the season subscription, however subscribers will receive 10% off tickets by calling the box office.

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