Opera House Announces Fall Event Cancellations

FREDONIA – The 1891 Fredonia Opera House Performing Arts Center announced today the most recent event cancellations and postponements due to the COVID-19 restrictions.

  • Bluegrass band Cane Mill Road, which was to have performed Aug. 29, has been rescheduled for Apr. 10, 2021.
  • Idol Kings, A Tribute to Journey, John Mellencamp and Tom Petty, which already had been rescheduled to Oct. 9, has now been cancelled. It will not be rescheduled.
  • The family focused Squawk! The Amazing Bird Show, scheduled for Sept. 25, has been postponed to a date in 2021 yet to be determined.
  • John Denver tribute artist Ted Vigil, scheduled for Oct. 16, also has been postponed to a date in 2021 yet to be determined.
  • Bluegrass band The Special Consensus, scheduled for Nov. 13, has been postponed to Oct. 22, 2021.
  • Art & Architecture On Screen presentations of Frida Kahlo on Sept. 17 and Hermitage – The Power of Art which was to have been on Aug. 27, have been postponed to dates in 2021 yet to be determined.
  • The National Theatre Live presentation of Cyrano de Bergerac, scheduled for Oct. 3, has been cancelled. It is not yet certain whether it will be rescheduled in 2021.
  • The Freedonia Marxonia lecture by Noah Diamond, 400 Years of Manhattan, scheduled for Oct. 2, has become an online livestream event titled Home Again: The Marx Brothers and New York City, still on Oct. 2. For more information and to view the livestream free, visit https://fredonia.libguides.com/marxonia

Anyone possessing tickets for any of these events may contact the Opera House Box Office at 716-679-1891 to discuss refund options. During COVID-19 restrictions, the Box Office is only staffed on Fridays, 1-5pm.

Opera House staff will continue to work throughout this closure and will be available by phone … 716-679-0891 (Administration … leave a message, if no answer) and 716-679-1891 (Box Office on Friday afternoons). You also can keep abreast of news and announcements by visiting the Opera House web site, and following it on Facebook and Twitter.

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House is a member-supported not-for-profit organization located in Village Hall in downtown Fredonia. A complete schedule of Opera House events is available at www.fredopera.org.