* * * SPECIAL ALERT * * *

Footloose, the Musical has been canceled for Friday, November 21, due to continued inclement weather.


Saturday's performances will take place at 2 pm and 8 pm. 


Tickets for Thursday, November 20th, and Friday, November 21 will be honored at performances on Saturday, November 22. For those unable to attend any remaining performances, please return your ticket(s) to the Rockwell Hall box office for a refund. Please call the box office at (716) 878-3005 to confirm operating hours.





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Footloose, The Musical

Directed and choreographed by Carlos Jones. Special funding by Andy Anselmo.
Performances: November 13–15 and November 20–22 at 8:00 p.m. and November 15 and 22 at 2:00 p.m.
Warren Enters Theatre, Upton Hall

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