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By Colin Dabkowski » Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Here's our weekly theater roundup, which features current productions that received three or more stars from our reviewers: "Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks," through Sunday in an O'Connell and Comp... Read More

By Ted Hadley » Thursday, October 9, 2014

Tom Topor, playwright, screenwriter and novelist, was a newspaper reporter back in the day, on the crime beat mainly for the New York Post. Topor sought the news in police precincts, hospitals, psychi... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Wednesday, October 8, 2014

"Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," through Sunday in Shea's Performing Arts Center. ★★★ "The Liar," through Sunday in an Irish Classical Theatre Company production in the Andrews... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Wednesday, October 8, 2014

In recent years, Broadway producers have been all too eager to cast former “American Idol” stars in touring productions. And the results, to put it nicely, have been mixed. Local audiences may ... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Thursday, October 2, 2014

It’s great when you can say, in Buffalo, that the opera was the place to be. On Wednesday, it was. The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra’s semi-staged production of Bela Bartok’s brooding “... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Here's this week's Wednesday Theater Roundup, which features current productions that received three or more stars from our reviewers: "Gidion's Knot," through Saturday in a Buffalo Laboratory The... Read More

By Matt Chandler » Thursday, September 25, 2014

Theodore Geisel was a masterful storyteller and though Dr. Seuss put down his pen years ago, his timeless messages live on thanks to the musical “Seussical,” adapted for the stage. Theatre of Y... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Thursday, September 25, 2014

The local reputation of playwright David Ives has come a long way in five years. In 2009, a Kaleidoscope Theatre production of his play “Polish Joke” at Canisius College incited a controversy o... Read More

By Ted Hadley » Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Eighty uncomfortable, maddening and elliptical minutes. There you have it, a brief summary of Buffalo Laboratory Theatre’s first production of the new theatrical season, “Gidion’s Knot,” by... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Here's this week's Wednesday Theater Roundup, which features current productions that received three or more stars from our reviewers: "Fiddler on the Roof," through Sunday in the Lancaster Opera... Read More
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