Thanks to an extensive, $386,550 restoration, now in the third of seven phases, the Wurlitzer is expected to be concert-ready for the theater's 100th anniversary celebration in January 2026.
Whether your mood is “I can’t get enough of the holidays!” or “It just doesn’t FEEL like Christmas,” the Western New York theater company is on the case.
Ever wonder what kind of career Charlie Brown might have?
The Buffalo AKG Art Museum, previously known as the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, announced today that its new three-story translucent building under construction will open May 25, 2023, along with the museum's extensively renovated 1905 and 1962 buildings.
Tarabu Betserai Kirkland will screen his documentary, "100 Years From Mississippi," Thursday night at the Burchfield Penney Art Center, where LeRoi Johnson's new exhibit “LeRoi: Living in Color” is on display.
"Playwright Shawn Northrip deserves no small measure of credit for turning this violent revenge-driven tragedy into an unexpectedly energetic Roman romp," writes Melinda Miller.
“Guards at the Taj” is just the kind of play you want to see if you like theater that is human, meaningful, funny, shocking, fresh, sad, happy, relevant and/or just plain good, writes Melinda Miller.
With nearly three dozen songs, an energetic cast and an onstage band, this show is designed for up-tempo, nostalgic entertainment and easy escapism.
"The script does get us from song to song efficiently, and the cast is uniformly excellent," says News reviewer Anthony Chase.
There are two segments of about 30 minutes each that are simultaneously occurring: one is a live performance, the other is watched by wearing virtual reality goggles.
This is the story of two boys and two fathers from two vastly different Jewish communities in Williamsburg, Brooklyn – “five blocks and a world apart” – during the 1940s.
Exercising the liberty that comes from having a limited budget, this season the women-forward theater company will present its first musical.
Suspense escalates deliciously, scene by scene, as Loraine O’Donnell and Adriano Gatto expertly play cat and mouse in story of a romance novelist kept prisoner by his No. 1 fan.
Rachel Bublitz’s well-framed, smartly written world premiere dramedy tracks a CEO’s personal and professional melt-down as her tech company struggles with image vs. reality.
Walking into the Hotel @ the Lafeyette, through its Art Moderne hallways to the cozy confines of the deliciously deco Bittersweet Piano Lounge, it already feels like this will be a special evening. And sometimes first impressions are dead-on.
Following months of inner turmoil at Shea's Performing Arts Center, the center's board of trustees named eight new trustees Saturday.
Michael Murphy alleges the theater breached his contract, defamed him, and retaliated and discriminated against him because he's a 61-year-old gay man.
Back in July, Buffalo United Artists made it back on stage with “Alley of the Dolls,” its campy parody of the equally campy 1960s soaper “Valley of the Dolls.”
"Shea's Performing Arts Center Board of Trustees today announced that Michael G. Murphy is no longer its president," a statement said, without explaining whether Murphy resigned or was fired.
The three shows lend themselves to a new feature for JRT: A “Stage-to-Screen” series. All the books/plays have also been made into films, and each movie will receive a free screening during its play’s run.
The days are getting shorter, the nights are getting colder and Halloween is coming. October is the perfect time to go to a haunted house – a place of dares and scares and lots of laughs.
Fans of the eight-member company will be treated to a site-specific program that includes four Buffalo premieres, all choreographed by Lehrer.
"The imagery shows a moat that now exists in the neighborhood, and then shows the beauty that once was," said wheatpaste artist Max Collins, who created the mural. "I'm trying to give context to what the loss was."
The Second Generation Theatre production is a jewel: elegant, charming, exquisitely designed and expertly performed.
Tango musicians are thick as thieves. The good ones know where each other are at and sleep on each other’s couches as they gather for terrific concerts all over the world. At least that’s how it appeared Oct. 15 at the Montante Center at Canisius College.
“This is our first truly family friendly offering,” SGT Executive Director Kristen Bentley said. “We’ve been growing our (youth) education program over the years, and we’re really excited to offer a show that the kids can come to.”
What was once a soaring sanctuary is becoming a fresh new multitiered performance space, with stacked seating, dedicated area for a live band and flexible points of entry and exit for the actors.
Playwright Sean Grennan keeps things close to home with a loving comedy/drama about a mother coming to terms with the lives her grown children are making for themselves.