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By Ben Siegel » Wednesday, January 28, 2015

There’s great volume in silence, freedom in the void. When all you can hear is the faint whisper of an action, a wisp of movement, a breath of hope, all seems clear, and all seems possible. Such eso... Read More

By Ted Hadley » Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Adapting the iconic 1967 film, “The Graduate,” into a work for the stage probably seemed like a good idea back a dozen or so years. After all, the Mike Nichols movie with Dustin Hoffman and Anne B... Read More

By Ted Hadley » Monday, January 26, 2015

Scott Behrend and Jon Elston’s Road Less Traveled Productions, the risk-taking and forever-edgy acting troupe, is beginning the process of packing up and turning out the lights at its intimate home ... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Thursday, January 22, 2015

The Thursday Theater Roundup features currently running productions that received three or more stars from our reviewers. If you're planning to head out on the town this weekend, here are the shows to... Read More

By Melinda Miller » Wednesday, January 21, 2015

“Motown: The Musical” is the story of the little record label that could, the family-run storefront studio that didn’t have money to buy its stars, so it made them. And in this bright and lov... Read More

By Ted Hadley » Wednesday, January 21, 2015

The year, 1183. A castle in Chinon, France, one of many fortresses owned by England’s King Henry II. It’s Christmastime, and Henry has gathered his family – an unhappy, distrustful lot – a gro... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Thursday, January 15, 2015

As theater companies across the region shiver back to life after a short winter break, the Thursday Theater Roundup returns as well. As the roundup contains shows that received three or more stars fro... Read More

By Ben Siegel » Thursday, January 15, 2015

Just looking at the set for Red Thread Theatre’s “Snake in the Grass,” a dark, paranormal comedy about two middle-aged sisters and their dysfunctional family’s history, it ... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Monday, January 12, 2015

Lately, stepping through the doors of the Kavinoky Theatre has felt like walking directly into the yellowed pages of Buffalo’s collective family photo album.This can be a thrill, as in the thea... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Thursday, December 11, 2014

The Thursday Theater Roundup features current productions that received three or more stars from our reviewers. Here are this week's picks: "Ophelia Thinks Harder," through Dec. 20 in a Brazen-Face... Read More
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