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Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Over the past few seasons, Lancaster Opera House Artistic Director David Bondrow has restyled the 19th century gem at 21 Central Ave. from a bastion of high-spirited community theater to a... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Monday, November 23, 2015

Western New York theatergoers hankering for holiday-themed fare beyond the countless “Christmas Carols” and Kris Kringle-inspired productions that annually accumulate like lake-effect got a... Read More

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

The mystery of Elwood P. Dowd, a friendly fellow with a heart of gold and an invisible best friend – a 6-foot-3½-inch tall rabbit, no less – has been enchanting audiences since 1944. Mary... Read More

By Michael Rizzo » Friday, November 13, 2015

Bianca Del Rio is a different kind of drag queen. She doesn’t play it safe. She’s not a diva. She doesn’t impersonate Beyonce or Britney Spears. The season six winner of "RuPaul’s Drag Race,"... Read More

By Ben Siegel » Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Henrik Ibsen’s “A Doll’s House” has no trouble getting revived. The 1879 play has long been controversial for its exploration of feminist ideals, and in broader terms, the dreams of the... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Monday, November 9, 2015

If the prospect of potentially shame-inducing audience interaction is not your thing, you may want to skip “Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man,” which runs Nov. 10 to 15 in Shea’s Smith... Read More

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Dog-lovers, rejoice.“Sylvia,” Buffalo-born playwright A.R. Gurney’s comedy about a man with a borderline-disconcerting crush on his pooch (portrayed by a female actor), is set to... Read More

Monday, November 2, 2015

Subversive Theatre’s “Workers’ Power Play Series” will celebrate its 10th anniversary on Nov. 5 with a production of “Joe Hill’s Last Will,” a look... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Thursday, October 29, 2015

Michael Jablonski’s path to Broadway began in the halls of West Seneca East High School, where he first discovered his love for performing as a member of the chorus in the classic Broadway show... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Few tropes have produced more reliable comedic fodder than the dysfunctional family. And the extended family unit that fuels Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ Obie-winning play “Appropriate” is about as... Read More

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