Stage Notes

Stage Notes is produced by WXXI and hosted by Rochester's own Robert Hammond who brings his vast knowledge and passion for theatre and music to this one-hour radio series. In addition to playing music from Broadway's best, Hammond shares news about the local theatre community, as well as about nationally recognized directors, choreographers and stars, and presents the occasional interview and behind- the-scenes conversation.

Listen to this week's program (updated Mondays):

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When and where to tune-in

Saturdays at 12 noon on Classical 91.5

Coming up on Stage Notes

Saturday, May 28th - 12pm

“What is your favorite Broadway song?” That's a question host Robert Hammond is frequently asked.

Recently on Stage Notes

Saturday, May 14th - 12pm

Doug Carpenter, winner of the 2013 Lotte Lenya Competition, comes back to Rochester as Billy Kostecki and the main male singer in the Broadway tour of Dirty Dancing, on stage at RBTL's Auditorium theatre through May15.

Saturday, May 7th - 12pm

Tony Award winner James Cordon will host the 70th Annual Tony Awards on Sunday, June 12. The nominees have been announced. The Hit Musical Hamilton makes history with 16 nods.

Saturday, April 23rd - 12pm

This week’s Stage Notes is sure to be animated

Saturday, April 16th - 12pm

Described by Frank Rich of The New York Times as "Now the greatest and perhaps best-known artist in the American musical theater," Stephen Sondheim turned 86 on March 22.