Furloughed government employees can see a play courtesy of O'Connell & Company.
The local theater group is offering workers complimentary tickets to its performances of "The Kathy and Mo Show: Parallel Lives" and "Love Letters."
"As the government shutdown continues, O’Connell & Company is offering furloughed federal government employees the opportunity for a 'little escape' in the form of a free O’Connell & Company show," said Executive Director Mary Kate O'Connell.
Seats are limited with only a certain amount of tickets available for each show. The free tickets are available for:
“The Kathy and Mo Show: Parallel Lives," at The Shea's Smith Theatre (658 Main St.). Performances are at 8 p.m. Jan. 25 and 26 and 2 p.m. Jan. 27.
"Love Letters," at O'Connell & Company at the Park School of Buffalo (4625 Harlem Road, Snyder). Performances are from Jan. 31 to Feb. 24. Times are 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. Sundays.
Seats are limited. To reserve a pair of tickets, eligible federal employees should call the box office at 848-0800. They must present their federal ID at the box office when picking up the tickets.