Cortland Repertory Theatre announces winter/spring season

The following is a republished press release…to submit a community announcement, email Peter Blanchard at [email protected].

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Comedian Ross Bennett

on the New York 'Country' Comedy Tour
featuring Sassi
ONE NIGHT ONLY! - Saturday, February 6 at 7:30
Upstate New York humor! A night of funny for anyone who's ever said
"I'm a New Yorker, but not from New York City!"

Clean comedy! All ages welcome!
Refreshments & beer/wine cash bar  

Sweets, Sinatra...And All That Jazz!

Drinks, desserts and dancing with NYC jazz vocalist
Marcus Goldhaber & The In Time Band
Saturday, February 13               Doors open at 7:30
CRT Downtown turns into a swinging jazz/dance nightclub for Valentine's Day!
Marcus has appeared at CRT in The 1940's Radio Hour, My Way: The Music of Frank Sinatra, I Left My Heart: A Tribute to Tony Bennett and The Pajama Game.  A remarkably talented crooner, he has also performed around the nightclub circuit in New York City, and has been called "reminiscent of a young Frank Sinatra"! Come with your sweetie or group of friends...
All are welcome to sit and enjoy, or cut a rug on the dance floor!
Includes an elegant dessert buffet - plus beer/wine cash bar 

"A Tomb With A View"

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Our Annual Mystery Dinner Theatre!   
starring the Acme Mystery Company
Saturday, March 12 & March 19
Doors open at 6:30  -  Buffet style dinner by Linani's Catering  
The mega-corporation Arrested Developments has come to the old Possum Estate, site of a tragic mining disaster many years ago, with the desire to turn it into a shopping mall. This has caused great concern among those living on...and below...the estate! In fact, the zombie descendants of the miners have hired a lawyer and plan a class-action lawsuit. Gather around, good townsfolk, and let the battle begin!  It's an evening of hysterical, interactive dinner theater!
Early Bird Special!
$50 per person if purchased before Feb 9 ; $55 after

Ticket includes appetizers, dinner, dessert, coffee plus beer/wine cash bar. 

Tickets for this production are not available on-line, but can be ordered by calling800-427-6160 or visiting CRT Downtown at 24 Port Watson Street.   
Seating will be pre-arranged by our staff to accommodate your party.

"I Am My Own Wife"

A Cortland Repertory Theatre Production of the Pulitzer Prize Winning Play
Antique dealer.  Transvestite.  Spy.  Survivor.
One Actor.  35 Characters.  One Fascinating True Story.

March 31, April 1, 2, 6, 7, 8, 9 at 7:30
April 3 at 2:00
Not long after the fall of the Berlin Wall, playwright Doug Wright began a conversation with Charlotte von Mahlsdorf, an elegant and eccentric 65-year-old German transvestite who, against all odds, hid from the Nazis in plain sight as a woman during WWII. Wright uses more than 30 characters - all played by one actor - to piece together Charlotte's controversial life.
The winner of the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and Tony Award for Best Play,
I Am My Own Wife is a profound story of survival, and is still timely to this day.
Adult and Senior Tickets:  $25.00      Students - $20

"The Dozen Divas Show"

Twelve Superstar Divas!  One Outrageous Performer!
starring Singer, Actress and Diva
Friday and Saturday, April 15 & 16 at 7:30

Barbra! Cher! Dolly! Adele! Madonna! Liza! And more...all in Cortland!
This internationally renowned entertainer and finalist on

American's Got Talent brings her incredible 1-woman, 12-divas show to Cortland direct from NYC's prestigious Metropolitan Room!
This hysterically funny performance features some of the best songs ever written. You'll swear you're watching the real thin g!
Refreshments and beer/wine cash bar

BUDDY HOLLY IS BACK in an all new concert!

The Night The Music Lived
starring Todd Meredith and The Rave-Ons !
Friday and Saturday, May 13 & 14 at 7:30
Your favorite 1950's tribute band returns in a NEW concert never seen in Cortland before! This high-energy reenactment of Buddy Holly's final concert -
the Clear Lake "Winter Dance Party" - comes to life before your eyes, complete with brass instruments and musical performances by guest stars
"Ritchie Valens" and "The Big Bopper"!  
Refreshments & beer/wine cash bar

To order tickets, call 800-427-6160 or visit

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