Syracuse Stage

Syracuse Stage is a professional non-profit theater company in Syracuse, New York, United States. It is the premier professional theater in Central New York. It was founded in 1974 by Arthur Storch, who was its first artistic director. The company grew out of the Syracuse Repertory Theatre that was founded in the mid-1960s by founders Marlow G. Burt, Robert B. D'Angelo and Rex Henriot.[1]

Syracuse Stage
LocationSyracuse, New York, U.S.
Coordinates43°02′48″N 76°08′17″W / 43.04672°N 76.13803°W / 43.04672; -76.13803Coordinates: 43°02′48″N 76°08′17″W / 43.04672°N 76.13803°W / 43.04672; -76.13803
Genre(s)Non-profit theater

In the early 1990s, Tazewell Thompson was artistic director. Robert Moss and Timothy Bond have also served as artistic director. In 2016, Robert Hupp became artistic director.[2]

Each year, it offers several productions, including one collaboration between Syracuse Stage and the drama department of Syracuse University. It receives grants from the university.[3]

Syracuse Stage is a constituent of the Theatre Communications Group and a member of the League of Resident Theatres, the University Hill Corporation, the Arts and Cultural Leadership Alliance, and the East Genesee Regent Association.[2]

John D. Archbold TheatreEdit

This facility, named after John Dana Archbold (University trustee 1976—1993 and the grandson of John D. Archbold), cost $1.3 million.[4][5]

The theatre has a 36–40 feet wide proscenium; the stage is 30 feet deep. It is lit by 215 Source Fours, 16 fresnels, 36 par cans, and 22 16x22 lekos.[6]


  1. ^ "History of Syracuse Stage". Syracuse Stage "About Syracuse Stage" subpage. Syracuse Stage. Retrieved 2007-09-28.
  2. ^ a b "Syracuse Stage Expands Artistic Leadership Team". SU News. July 16, 2021. Retrieved 6 August 2021.
  3. ^ Syracuse University - Form 990 (June 2018) (Report). ProPublica. August 2019. p. 80. Retrieved 5 October 2020.
  4. ^ Gussow, Max (February 2, 1981). "Play:Syracuse Premiere for South African Work". The New York Times.[dead link]
  5. ^ John Dana Archbold Theater Archived 2014-03-09 at the Wayback Machine, Syracuse University buildings. Accessed: March 9, 2014.
  6. ^ "Tech Spec Info Sheet for Syracuse Stage". Syracuse Stage "Tech Spec Info Sheet" subpage. Syracuse Stage. Retrieved 2007-09-28.

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