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

Recently on Stage Notes

Saturday, July 23rd - 12pm

The musical theatre writing partnership of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein has been called the greatest of the 20th century.

Saturday, July 16th - 12pm

Join host Robert Hammond and his guest Brett Smock, producing artistic director for Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival in Auburn, NY. He'll talk about Austin's Pride, as well as the rest of their season. 

Saturday, July 9th - 12pm

Host Robert Hammond is pleased to welcome acclaimed lyricist Sir Tim Rice to Stage Notes.

Saturday, July 2nd - 12pm

For many Broadway attendees, dance is vital to excellent musical theatre.

Saturday, June 25th - 12pm

During LGBT Pride Month, host Robert Hammond is pleased to welcome Rochester native Nicolette Hart to Stage Notes.

Saturday, June 18th - 12pm

As predicted, Hamilton swept at the 70th Annual Tony Award celebration on Sunday! It won eleven awards, including best musical. The Color Purple won best musical revival. 

Join host Robert Hammond for a Tony Award recap and a tribute to the victims of the Orlando shootings.