1984 Kavinoky Theatre
When George Orwell wrote the novel “1984,” much of what he created to tell the story of the dictatorship led by Big Brother didn’t exist.
Mar 22, 2019, 15:48
BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY Road Less Traveled Productions/RLTP Theatre
Off-duty white cop shoots plainclothes Black cop and leaves him permanently injured.
It happens in the frenzied circumstances of some crime incident and is never right.
Mar 22, 2019, 13:40
THE SIDEWALK STAGEPLAY Paul Robeson Theatre/African American Cultural Center
Think about the phrase “mean streets,” a Martin Scorsese movie, a Raymond Chandler phrase, a slang comment at a cocktail party.
Mar 16, 2019, 13:20
ANGELS IN AMERICA: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes: Part 1 Millennium Approaches Shea's Smith Theatre/Second Generation Theatre
Today, doctors and workers in the AIDS field will tell you it’s a chronic disease, that there is medicine available for the infected to lead relatively normal lives.
Mar 15, 2019, 16:52
THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY Alleyway Theatre/Buffalo United Artists
Hate crimes aren’t new.
Mar 14, 2019, 10:50
THE LIFE AND DEATH OF KING JOHN The New Phoenix Theatre Company
"Uneasy lies the head who wears the crown,” but “uneasy lies the heads around the crown.”
Mar 8, 2019, 17:11
FROST/NIXON Andrews Theatre/Irish Classical Theatre Company
Looking around the Andrews Theatre for an early performance of Peter Morgan’s “Frost/Nixon,” I couldn’t help wonder which side of the great political war of the early 70s each member of the audience was on
Mar 7, 2019, 12:25
RAGTIMEMusicalFare Theatre/Daemen College
“Ragtime” was a spectacle on the stage when I saw the pre-Broadway run in Toronto, an amazing show of singing and dancing and special effects, including Coalhouse Walker Jr.’s Model T, spread across a giant stage in what was then North York.
Feb 23, 2019, 11:50
Warren - West Seneca needs transparency and accountability in its finances
As a candidate for the West Seneca Town Board I believe that we need transparency and accountability in our finances.
Feb 23, 2019, 09:00
THE KILLING OF A CHINESE BOOKIE Torn Space Theater/Adam Mickiewicz Library & Dramatic Circle;ORN
There are risks being a low-life providing services to low-lifes.
Feb 22, 2019, 15:50
Warren - West Seneca needs to transfer its water to ECWA
In 2015 the Town bonded close to $8 million to perform repairs on our water system and to convert from a leased managed to direct service with the Erie County Water Authority. At the time we were told that the repairs would be completed in November 2016 with the transfer to ECWA to take place in early 2017. However, this does not to have been done since in the most recent budget we are still paying for the water districts.
Feb 16, 2019, 10:03
TALLEY'S FOLLY Seller Theatre/Jewish Repertory Theatre
If you go back into the mists of fiction, to the early days of novels and theater, you find love amidst war.
Feb 14, 2019, 12:42
BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S TheatreLoft/ART of WNY
Think about it: “Breakfast at Tiffany’s.”
It’s a movie name familiar to most, Henry Mancini’s “Moon River” and Audrey Hepburn, with that little black dress and the cigarette holder as Holly Golightly.
Feb 8, 2019, 09:40
TALES OF THE DRIVEN Manny Fried Playhouse/Subversive Theatre
Kurt Schneiderman’s “Tales of the Driven” is straight out of Subversive Theatre’s DNA.
Feb 4, 2019, 12:57
THE KATHY AND MO SHOW: Parallel Lives/The Dark Side Shea's Smith Theatre/O'Connell & Company
At one time, theater was Shakespeare or vaudeville.
Fewer people are interested in the Bard today and vaudeville disappeared about the time Shea’s Buffalo was built.
Jan 26, 2019, 17:03