Touring Season


That Golden Girls Show! 

Canceled due to COVID-19
A Puppet Parody

February 5, 2021


Picture it! Miami, 1985...

'That Golden Girls Show!' is a brand-new show that parodies classic Golden Girls moments -with puppets!

Get set for an evening of cheesecake, laughter, jazzercise, shoulder pads, sex, and the elegant art of the quick-witted put-down.

From Sophia's get-rich-quick schemes to Rose's tales from St Olaf, Blanche's insatiable hunt for men and the Fountain of Youth, and Dorothy's daily struggle to make sense of her life and keep her roommates in check.

Devoted fans will fondly remember our four girls from Miami, and for the first-timers, this will be a joyful introduction to the brilliance of that television series.

“Re-visit the Golden Girls as feisty puppets!” - New York Post

“Golden Girls fans have a treat in store. Chockablock with funny lines that echo the series" - The Huffington Post

“Hillarious!" - Entertainment WEEKLY

“Hilarious! It's as bitty, catty and familiar. It is funny, heartwarming and nostalgic rolled into one" - Times Square Chronicles



The Capitol Steps

March 13, 2O21


The Capitol Steps were born in December 1981 when some staffers for Senator Charles Percy were planning entertainment for a Christmas party. Ronald Reagan was President when the Steps began, so co-founders Elaina Newport, Bill Strauss, and Jim Aidala figured that if entertainers could become politicians, then politicians could become entertainers!

Most cast members have worked on Capitol Hill; some for Democrats, some for Republicans, and others for politicians who firmly straddle the fence. No matter who holds office, there's never a shortage of material.

"They're the best. There's no one like them, no one in their league."
— Larry King, CNN

"The Capitol Steps make it easier to leave public life."
— Former President George H. W. Bush


Improv Under Hypnosis

June 4, 2021


From the brilliant minds of improv and comedy legend Colin Mochrie and Master, Hypnotist Asad Mecci comes a brand new, mind-blowing, jaw-dropping, side-splitting show. Hypnosis and Improv -- two art forms that have mystified and entertained fans, skeptics and everything in between for decades worldwide – come together as two masters of their crafts unite for a totally unique comedy experience -- HYPROV: Improv Under Hypnosis.

Twenty random volunteers from the audience will be put under hypnosis (the process of which is a show in its own right), their inhibitions evaporated and their minds no longer their own. The four or five best are left on stage when one of the world’s leading improvisers enters! Colin Mochrie (co-creator) will initiate and manipulate those under hypnosis himself and turn the show into an improv extravaganza!

In the hands of two masters, and solely crafted from the audience’s uninhibited subconscious, this will be an entirely original and completely unforgettable show, for who knows where the unconscious mind will go. What can possibly go wrong? Come and see for yourself!


A Tribute to Elton John & Billy Joel

June 24, 2021


Two Pianos—One Unforgettable Night

What do you get when you combine Elton John and Billy Joel on one stage? A night of Grammy award-winning, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducing MAGIC!

Broadway veteran Craig A Meyer and Army Veteran Gregory Scott bring these amazing PIANO MEN to life in an unbelievable concert featuring the legendary songs of BILLY JOEL and ELTON JOHN!

Their hits include: Piano Man, Crocodile Rock, Just the Way You Are, Rocket Man, You May Be Right, Saturday Night’s Alright, Movin’ Out and many, many more.

Get swept away in this dynamic, interactive concert celebrating two giants of Pop music!



During these times we have made adjustments to our normal ticketing policy.  Any tickets purchased between March 14, 2020 and October 1, 2020 automatically carry the added PEACE OF MIND ticket policy!  The end date of this policy will be reevaluated as we approach October 1, 2020.

Patrons with season tickets of any level may receive a FULL refund at any time up to one week prior to a performance date and a credit in the form of a gift certificate up to 24 hours prior to a performance for any reason.

Patrons with individual tickets may receive a credit in the form of a gift certificate at any time up to one week prior to a performance.

Tickets are valid until the curtain time printed. At that time open seats may be resold. No refunds will be issued for resold seats.

No refunds - Temporarily ALTERED for tickets purchased between March 14, 2020 and October 1, 2020 - SEE PEACE OF MIND TICKET POLICY.

No exchanges in the box office. Exchanges may be made online only and must be done 24 hours in advance.

Latecomers will be seated at the discretion of the House Manager and are based upon individual production requirements. If you arrive late you can listen to the show in the lobby and may take an available seat for Act II.

Performances subject to change.  If a show is replaced with another performance a patron’s ticket will be honored for the like replacement performance.  If a show has a date change the patron’s ticket will be honored on the new date.



Forever Young

March 25, 2021

Forever Young is an exciting new look at the greatest hits of all time. Starring five of the most talented guys you'll ever meet, Forever Young takes you back to the music of your youth, back to the moment you discovered what it meant to set the record down, push play and tune in!

Set in a suburban basement, Forever Young is jam-packed with powerhouse vocals, dynamite choreography and, most importantly, a story of five best friends who discover that a record player can truly change everything.

Packed full of pop, rock and country classics, Forever Young is ultimately a tribute to your life...and your music!


Carole's Kings

April 22, 2021

An iconic singer-songwriter gets a brand-new sound in CAROLE’S KINGS, the world’s first all-male Carole King tribute. With lush orchestrations, witty banter, and a cast of three incredibly talented New York stage veterans (one of whom plays live piano throughout the show), CAROLE’S KINGS is a dynamic act jam-packed with chart-topping sensations such as “The Locomotion,” “I Feel the Earth Move,” “You’ve Got A Friend,” and many more. Amazing vocals, hilarious comedy, and a flexible band size perfect for presenters of all budgets make CAROLE’S KINGS a unique experience that’s fun for the whole family!



Below is a listing of our 2020-21 season ticket prices.  Unlike some other entertainment venues, here at the Batavia Fine Arts Centre, you can customize your season ticket package to work with the shows YOU want to see.  We have three different packages to offer.

Number of shows Discount
Producer Level (ALL 4 shows) 33% off regular prices
Patron Level (Your choice of 3 shows) 25% off regular prices
Comedy Kit 1 ticket to Hyprov and The Capitol Steps! 15% off regular prices

Prices vary based on shows chosen, the location of seats and the demand for each show.  The Batavia Fine Arts Centre pricing is demand-based.  When tickets go on sale they are the most affordable.  Tickets increase from this point with every 50 to 100 tickets sold.

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