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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

By Ben Siegel » Wednesday, December 10, 2014

The Theatre of Youth has made a point of breaking tradition in its seasonal slot, with shows both comedic and magical, warm and a little bit mischievous. This isn’t your grandparents’ holiday fare... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Wednesday, December 10, 2014

The one-man Christmas show, an increasingly popular diversion on the local theater scene this time of year, has certain built-in charms. For one thing, it replicates the casual intimacy of being re... Read More

By Ted Hadley » Tuesday, December 9, 2014

“Who’s there?” Thus begins William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet,” a sentry’s query rife with chill and foreboding. For weeks there has been a sense of evil afoot in Elsinore castle, anxiety,... Read More

By Matt Chandler » Monday, December 8, 2014

From its name, to its warehouse location far from the downtown Theatre District, to the musings on its website, the troupe running Subversive Theatre Collective makes no bones about the type of shows ... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Sunday, December 7, 2014

Few things can take the holiday spirit out of you quicker than a trip to the mall in December. But, somewhat counterintuitively, few things can put it back into you faster than a listen to David Se... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Thursday, December 4, 2014

The Thursday Theater Roundup, now back in its original Thursday spot, features current productions that received three or more stars from our reviewers. Here are this week's picks: "Journey's End... Read More

By Ted Hadley » Thursday, December 4, 2014

It’s not far-fetched to think that Broadway composer and lyricist Jerry Herman would love “Diva by Diva,” Mary Kate O’Connell’s long-running, celebratory cabaret evening about women. After a... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Wednesday, December 3, 2014

All is not well in Prince Topher’s kingdom. The peasants are restless. A revolutionary spirit stirs. A portly, medieval version of Karl Rove keeps distracting the young prince from the concerns o... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Saturday, November 29, 2014

What a night for dance it was Saturday in downtown Buffalo. The Neglia Ballet Artists, joined by the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, were dancing “The Nutcracker” in Shea’s Performing Arts Cente... Read More
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