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Wednesday, November 26, 2014

A great deal of Broadway-trained vocal firepower will converge in the 710 Main Theatre (710 Main St.) next Wednesday when a quartet of musical theater veterans known as 4 Girls 4 presents its show, ... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Tuesday, November 25, 2014

When producers first approached Douglas Carter Beane about writing the book for a new musical version of “Cinderella,” the Tony-nominated playwright and screenwriter balked.“I pas... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Friday, November 21, 2014

In one sense, Chris Kelly’s production of “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer” opening Friday in the New Phoenix Theatre takes place right where Mark Twain set it: along the banks of th... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Thursday, November 13, 2014

The average Buffalo theatergoer doesn’t look a lot like the average Buffalo Bills fan.But over the next 10 days, if MusicalFare Theatre and 710 Main Theatre have their way, those apparently dis... Read More

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

For the past few months, artist, theater designer and choreographer Douglas Fitch has been working with University at Buffalo students and staff on a new experimental theater production.The result, &#... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Thursday, November 6, 2014

Arthur Miller’s “Death of a Salesman” is an extraordinary play about ordinary people. And its protagonist, the desperate patriarch Willy Loman, calls for an actor with an extraordinary talent... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Monday, November 3, 2014

At this point, resistance to “Mamma Mia,” the 2001 Broadway musical dedicated to the viral, synth-laden melodies of ABBA, is pretty much futile. The show is custom-designed to lodge itself in your... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Tuesday, October 28, 2014

“Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme” means “The Middle-Class Gentleman.” The playwright Moliere wrote the broad comedy in 1670 as a private entertainment at the court of the Sun King... Read More

Monday, October 27, 2014

It’s the autumn of Arthur Miller on Buffalo’s theater scene.“Death of a Salesman,” the best-known play by the beloved American playwright, will open Nov. 7 in the Irish Cla... Read More

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Since founding MusicalFare Theatre in the early 1990s, Randall Kramer has gathered more than a few stories from the road. Same goes for Buffalo musician Theresa Quinn, a former Nashville songwriter an... Read More
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