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Flower City Vaudeville

Family Entertainment in the tradition of vaudeville featuring musical and skills based comedy.

FLOWER CITY VAUDEVILLE was founded in 2012 and features the prodigious musical talents of Ward Hartenstein, the silent clowning skills of Richard Hughson, and the object manipulation artistry of Ted Baumhauer.  

The beautiful bygone days of variety entertainment are brought to life by Flower City Vaudeville.  Their mix of comedy, old time radio mystery, musical interludes, and daring feats with knives and whips keeps you on the edge of your seat.  Manipulating props and the audience is all part of the fun.

“It is likely the only vaudeville troupe that still features – or ever featured – the harrowing feat of 'hammock walking.'”  Jeff Spevak, of the Rochester D & C

"They don't do showbiz like this anymore!" City Newspaper

"Amazing talent, loved the show!"  Annette Ramos, Young Audiences of Rochester Manager, Education Services