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By Colin Dabkowski » Wednesday, September 30, 2015

There’s nothing quite like acting out a death scene to make you feel alive. That’s at least part of the motivation behind “The Last Reading of Charlotte Cushman,” a one-woman show based on... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Jeff Calhoun knows talent when he sees it. In 1992, the choreographer and director was sitting in a Detroit rehearsal hall when a lanky girl tromped into the room wearing flip-flops. “I... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Friday, September 18, 2015

And so it begins. The 2015-16 theater season, as robust as any in recent memory, got off to a running start last week with eight new productions. This week, nine more will enter the fray, giving... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Thursday, September 17, 2015

The Buffalo theater community’s annual Curtain Up! event, the official start to another breathless season of plays and musicals and a local rite of autumn as familiar as the 1 p.m. kickoff, is... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Students returning to the SUNY Buffalo State campus or starting their first semester will come face to face this week with a perspective-altering project designed to drag them out of their comfort... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Thursday, September 10, 2015

If you can’t wait until the Sept. 18 Curtain Up! event to get your theater fix, you’re in luck: More than half of Western New York’s season-launching productions from its major companies will... Read More

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Ask any kid to pick a favorite fairy tale to hear before bed, and you’re likely to get a little hemming and hawing. That’s because they can’t stand the idea of hearing just one. They want you... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Thursday, August 13, 2015

The Perot malting elevator, one of the handful of oxidizing industrial structures that constitute the cultural playground of Silo City, was built in 1907 and processed thousands of tons of grain into... Read More

Thursday, August 13, 2015

As Western New Yorkers try to squeeze every last drop of outdoor enjoyment from this culturally saturated summer, heading into a dimly lit theater might not be the highest priority. Fortunately... Read More

By Hannah Gordon » Wednesday, July 29, 2015

“Peter Pan” is flying into Artpark this week with a Rochester native sailing in with it. John Bolton will play Captain Hook in the eight performances at Artpark starting Thursday... Read More

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