Founded in 1972, Geva Theatre Center draws upon the talents of the country’s top actors, directors, designers and writers to offer incredible productions in Rochester.
Geva serves up to 160,000 patrons annually, including more than 16,000 students and presents approximately 500 performances and events annually. The Theatre Center operates two venues in downtown Rochester. View Geva’s performance schedule online.
Elaine P. Wilson Stage
The 552-seat Elaine P. Wilson Stage houses Geva’s six-play subscription series showing performances ranging from musicals to American and world classics. Geva has presented Rochester’s holiday tradition – A Christmas Carol – in this venue for nearly 25 years.
Ron & Donna Fielding Stage
The Ron & Donna Fielding Stage showcases Geva’s own series of contemporary drama, comedy and musical theatre as well as Geva Comedy Improv, Geva’s New Play Reading Series and the Hornets’ Nest – an innovative play reading series facilitating community-wide discussion on controversial topics.
“The Geva Theatre is spectacular in its ability to showcase actors in the live play media. It has comfortable seats and a great sound system. Also has a small cafe to grab a quick bite or a glass of wine!”
—Karen B., TripAdvisor