Local arts and cultural leaders say they're heartened by Gov. Andrew Cuomo's plan to boost the arts amid the pandemic.
Under the lights of the Shea's Buffalo Theatre marquee, Chad Nordin proposed to Emily Kaufman, and guess who just happened to be nearby?
2020 was supposed to be a banner year for three cultural pillars of WNY, but the Martin House, the BPO and Shea's are reeling from the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.
In removing a downtown highway crossing water, Providence accomplished something many in Buffalo want to do: Remove the Skyway that crosses the Buffalo River.
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."
“Hamilton” is coming back to Buffalo. The renowned Revolutionary War musical production will return to Shea’s Buffalo Theatre from Nov. 3-22, according to Director of Marketing and Communications Kevin Sweeney. Hamilton played to sold-out shows during its first run here in 2018. “We’re really excited – obviously it was such an incredible run in 2018,” said Sweeney. “It’s a
Shea’s Performing Arts Center is taking the first steps making the downtown theater more
This weekend’s comedy lineup features a little drag, but offers plenty of options. Here’s our picks for March 7-9: Veteran comedian Christopher Titus comes to Helium Comedy Club in Buffalo for five shows March 7-9. Titus is acclaimed for his raw, emotional and biographical comedy, whether it’s onstage or when he produced and starred in his highly praised television
There are lots of options for live comedy this weekend to help you close out February with big laughs. Here are our picks for the week: Helium Comedy Club in downtown Buffalo will host Los Angeles comedian Samuel J. Comroe for six headlining shows Feb. 21-23. After a breakthrough performance on the TBS show “Conan,” Comroe has appeared on
The beginning of February brings another packed week of comedy for local fans. Here are three shows we have our eye on this weekend: To say Sebastian Maniscalco is popular around these parts would be an understatement. The comic has four headlining shows planned for Shea’s Performing Arts Center Feb. 1 and 2, and at this point, you will
The last week of January will prove to be major for local comedy fans, as several big acts will take the stages in several venues. Here’s what’s going on: Jerry Seinfeld returns to Buffalo with two sold-out shows at at 7 and 9 p.m. Jan. 26 in Shea’s Performing Arts Center. Seinfeld is one of the most successful and
Hozier’s latest batch of tour dates will include a local stop at 8 p.m. March 10 in Shea’s Buffalo Theatre (646 Main St.). The Irish soul-rocker returned earlier this fall with the EP “Nina Cried Power,” the first collection of new music from the musician since dropping his hugely successful debut in 2014. The four-track release features a collaboration
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Mariah Carey’s just-announced “Caution World Tour” will include an unexpected stop in Buffalo’s Theatre District for a show at 7:30 p.m. March 23 in Shea’s Buffalo Theatre (646 Main St.). The chart-topping pop superstar will be hitting the road for an intimate, 22-date itinerary to support her 15th studio album “Caution,” which is set to drop on Nov. 16.
The Lipke Foundation, which awards an annual grant to competing high schools that win Outstanding Musical Production in the annual Kenny Awards competition, will double its Kenny Awards grant to $10,000 at its 2019 ceremony, Shea’s Performing Arts Center announced Wednesday. The 26th annual Kenny Awards is scheduled for May 11 at Shea’s. The awards recognize and promote high
Comedy superstar Jerry Seinfeld will return to Buffalo at 7 p.m. Jan. 26 in Shea’s Buffalo Theatre (646 Main St.). A frequent visitor to the theater district over the years, the beloved comedian continues to stay busy with his ongoing web-turned-Netflix talk show series “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.” The show’s 10th season debuted on the streaming service in
Stops at Shark Girl at Canalside, at City Hall for views of Buffalo and for wings in Allentown provided a nice glimpse of
The long-haired Greek musician, who often plays two keyboards at a time, still resonates with Buffalo’s baby
Elvis Costello & the Imposters has announced a return to Buffalo at 8 p.m. Nov. 11 in Shea’s Performing Arts Center (646 Main St.). Previously seen gracing the Shea’s stage just last fall while on his “Imperial Bedroom & Other Chambers” tour, the iconic British musician and his current backing band for much of the 2000s will return on the