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Stage Notes with Robert Hammond

Saturdays at 12:00-1:00 p.m. on WXXI-FM 91.5, WXXY 90.3, WXXI-FM/HD 91.5-1 and online at

Stage Notes is 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 interviews and behind- the-scenes conversation.  Click on the episode link below to LISTEN to this past week's show.

Stage Notes playlists are available here.

Rochester’s most glamorous holiday tradition staring the Big Wigs, Mrs. Kasha Davis (AKA Ed Popil) and Aggy Dune (AKA Tom Smalley), start their thirteenth season at Blackfriars Theatre December 2 & 3 and Golden Ponds December 9 &10. But, before the concerts, Mrs. Kasha Davis, who was on season 7 of RuPaul’s Drag Race, joins host Robert Hammond in studio to talk about the family friendly show.


It's the most wonderful time of the year, and Stage Notes is celebrating the season with some of your favorite Broadway-themed holiday songs! From Irving Berlin’s White Christmas to Mame, be sure to join host Robert Hammond for some holiday fun.


As we prepare for Thanksgiving, host Robert Hammond cooks up a Stage Notes stuffed with some of Broadway’s best songs offering thanks.

Put On A Happy Face

Nov 11, 2016

The long election cycle is over. Whether your candidates won or lost, it's time to put on a happy face. (At least for an hour!)  And, host Robert Hammond is going to try to help you on this week's Stage Notes.  The entire program will be filled with songs that embrace happiness.


In celebration of Halloween, join host Robert Hammond for a spooktacular edition of Stage Notes.  He’ll feature chilling songs from Broadway musicals and the movies, including The Phantom of the Opera, The Omen,  Sweeney Todd, and, of course, Michael Jackson's Thriller.