Syracuse Stage

Syracuse Stage is a professional non-profit theatre company in Syracuse, New York, United States. It is the premier professional theatre 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]

In the early 1990s, Tazewell Thompson was artistic director. Robert Moss also has been artistic director. In 2007, Timothy Bond became artistic director.[2]

Each year, it offers several productions, including one collaboration between Syracuse Stage and the drama department of Syracuse University.

John D. Archbold Theatre

This facility, named after John Dana Archbold, cost US$1.3 million.[3]

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.[4]


  1. "History of Syracuse Stage". Syracuse Stage "About Syracuse Stage" subpage. Syracuse Stage. Retrieved 2007-09-28.
  2. ""Syracuse Stage, SU drama share new artistic director", by Laura T. Ryan". The Post Standard. July 26, 2007.
  3. ""Play:Syracuse Premiere for South African Work", by Max Gussow". The New York Times. February 2, 1981.
  4. "Tech Spec Info Sheet for Syracuse Stage". Syracuse Stage "Tech Spec Info Sheet" subpage. Syracuse Stage. Retrieved 2007-09-28.

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