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By Ted Hadley » Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Finally: The annual Buffalo United Artists Summer Camp is in session.That’s “camp,” outrageous theater, the kind with “perversely sophisticated appeal” that is... Read More

By Ted Hadley » Saturday, July 25, 2015

STRATFORD, Ont. – Here, on July 13, 1953, Sir Alec Guinness strode to a stage in the middle of a large tent and spoke these immortal lines from William Shakespeare’s “Richard... Read More

By Ben Siegel » Saturday, July 25, 2015

And so it was proclaimed, on a gloriously seasoned Thursday night, in the company of eager patronage, giddy company and stagehands and state’s royalty – state Sen. Marc Panepinto, in the... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Sunday, July 12, 2015

NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE, Ont. – Canadian director Peter Hinton, whose retina-burning productions of “Cabaret” and “Lady Windemere’s Fan” at the Shaw Festival in recent seasons have raised the... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Deranged pirates. Young lovers. Big spenders. You'll find all these seemingly disparate characters and many more at the Shaw Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont., now  well into its 53rd... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Monday, July 6, 2015

NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE, Ont.— More money, more problems. More independence, more happiness. At least that’s the way it went for Kate (Moya O’Connell), the charming if smarmy main character in... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Thursday, July 2, 2015

The Thursday Theater Roundup features current productions that received three or more stars from our reviewers. Here are this week's picks: "Romeo and Juliet," through July 11 in Delaware Park in... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Thursday, June 18, 2015

The Thursday Theater Roundup features productions that received three or more stars from our reviewers. Here are this week's picks: "Lord Arthur Saville's Crime," through June 28 in an Irish... Read More

By Ben Siegel » Thursday, June 18, 2015

Murder, greed, corruption, violence, exploitation, adultery and treachery. Those seven nouns open the 1975 Kander and Ebb musical “Chicago” about two vaudeville murderesses, an ironic primer to... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Thursday, June 11, 2015

The Thursday Theater Roundup features productions that received three or more stars from our reviewers. Here are this week's picks: "Lord Arthur Saville's Crime," through June 28 in an Irish... Read More

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