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By Colin Dabkowski » 10:53 AM

The 2015 Tony Award nominations are out, and to the disappointment of some local theater fans, Stephen McKinley Henderson's name isn't among them. The Buffalo actor's acclaimed performance in... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Monday, April 27, 2015

If you haven't yet heard of Dubsmash, the insanely fun lip-sync-driven app that allows ordinary folks to make and share their best impressions of Dr. Evil or Kate Winslet, consider this your... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Saturday, April 25, 2015

In 1954, the great Buffalo playwright and labor leader Manny Fried, who died in 2011, made an agonizing decision that would haunt him for the rest of his life. With his marriage on the rocks and the... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Thursday, April 23, 2015

"Kinky Boots," through Sunday in Shea's Performing Arts Center. ★★★ "Harbor," through May 9 in a Buffalo United Artists production in the Alleyway Theatre. ★★★ "Singin' in... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Artist: Bernard C. Feldman // Work: Restored murals in Chestnut Ridge Park Casino On Tuesday night, Orchard Park officials, art conservators and public art fans celebrated the restoration of five... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Wednesday, April 22, 2015

There’s nothing like a drag queen-driven dance number to redeem an otherwise tepid production.And there are a couple of extraordinary ones in “Kinky Boots,” the high-octane... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Wednesday, April 22, 2015

It's not often you see a buttoned-up Broadway producer strut onto a theater stage in fire-engine red, high-heeled boots fit for a drag queen or dominatrix. But there Albert Nocciolino was on... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Tuesday, April 21, 2015

In Felice Koenig’s comfortably cluttered home studio on Auburn Avenue late last week, the artist sat with C. Allan Ryan, an 86-year-old retiree, on either side of a paint-splattered table strewn... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Family jealousy, class resentment and several different flavors of heartbreak come together in Chad Beguelin’s compelling 2013 play “Harbor,” which opened Friday night in a Buffalo United... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Tuesday, April 21, 2015

In a claustrophobic kitchen in the mountains of County Galway, two women exchange poisonous barbs like scorpions under a bowl, trying their best to draw blood. A couple of crickets wander briefly... Read More

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