A measure to be introduced in the Common Council calls for scheduled building inspections of all 144 local landmarks.
This touring production nails every moment, with the original crumbled brick set design from David Korins and gorgeous lighting from the late Howell Binkley translating perfectly onto the Shea’s stage.
Judging by opening night’s standing ovation, “Pretty Woman” still manages to be exactly the kind of escape audiences are looking for, reviewer Matthew Nerber says.
From movies to theater and dance, family-friendly holiday events are happening locally throughout the season.
See how area cultural attractions are coping while waiting for attendance to get back to pre-pandemic levels.
Despite its 10 Tony Awards, “The Band’s Visit” is not a typical Broadway blockbuster. Its charms are quieter and its colors more muted than th…
“This is a show about human connection in its simplest, deepest form,” Wolf said.
"The national touring production of “Tootsie” that opened at Shea’s Buffalo Theatre this week is wonderfully fun. It has a superior score by David Yazbek, and is smartly staged. The choreography is witty and precise. Best of all, this show is genuinely, cleverly, irresistibly funny," writes Anthony Chase.
Almost 18 months after Shea's closed its doors, "Frozen" will open there before an audience of 3,019 masked people.
Artists and venues have decided that using an honor system for patrons is too risky and are instead taking responsibility for slowing spread of Covid-19.
Casts and crews for Disney’s "Frozen," "Tootsie" and "To Kill A Mockingbird" are taking advantage of the state's theatrical production tax credit to pump an expected $25 million into the WNY economy.
The curtain will rise again on Shea’s Buffalo Theatre when Disney’s "Frozen” opens the 2021-22 season on Sept. 10.
The Celtic murals completed in 1920 by Danish artist Frode Rambusch inside the former Holy Family Church on South Park Avenue – now Our Lady of Charity Parish – were painted over in the 1960s.
Venue operators are weighing the pros and cons of reopening under the new rules.
It will be back to Broadway in December at Shea’s Buffalo Theatre starting with "Tootsie," but you'll have to wait awhile for "Hamilton."
I want the world to know that I am in love with Carolee Carmello. She is currently starring in “Hello, Dolly!” at Shea’s, and while most Buffalonians may not have heard of her, she’s a bona fide Broadway star, with her caricature on the wall at Sardi’s restaurant and everything. “Hello, Dolly!” takes on the personality of whomever assays
Aaron Sorkin’s “To Kill a Mockingbird” and the musical “Tootsie” will both launch their national tours in Buffalo. Another highlight of Shea’s 2020-21 season will be the return of
The curtain rises on director Timothy Sheader’s “Jesus Christ Superstar,” Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s rock-gospel musical, as if for an opera. Dark shadows, immense set pieces, a foreboding stirring of strings. An actor signals for the troops to gather. A youthful, physically fit, diverse ensemble rushes down the aisles and onto the stage for the calling. We
The Broadway musical runs in Shea’s Buffalo Theatre through Dec.
Starting this week nearly right up to Christmas, weekends will be filled with holiday shopping events where you can browse handcrafted items from local artisans often while listening to live music and enjoying a
What’s most astounding about Fantasia’s performance is not her voice – that was ready for the stage before she was – but her stage
I guess if you’re going to take a cult classic, a movie beloved the world over, and pull it apart at the seams, stuff it with padding, and sell it back to us – well, this is how you do it. “Mean Girls” is as perfect of a comedy as contemporary hits come. Though the Tina Fey-penned movie that
Borderland has set its standards high, even though the East Aurora-based music and arts festival enters just its second year. The idyllic setting of Knox Farm was a powerful memory from 2018, while The News’ Jeff Miers was complimentary of the roots and Americana-focused lineup that created a “chilled out, mini-Woodstock feel.” How could Borderland possibly top that debut?