Anthony Chase http://news.wbfo.org en Theater Talk: Infringement Festival shows and more http://news.wbfo.org/post/theater-talk-infringement-festival-shows-and-more <p>On this week's Theater Talk, Gabe and Anthony talk about <em>The May Queen</em> at <span class="st">Chautauqua Theater Company</span>, <em>The Local One Act Showcase</em> at American Repertory Theatre, <em>Hecuba Again</em> at <span>Albert Invincible Theatre</span>, <em>Detour </em>at Torn Space Theater, <em>The Comedy of Errors</em> at Shakespeare in Delaware Park, and <em>Poseidon: An Upside Down Musical</em> at Alleyway Theatre. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:08:39 +0000 Gabe DiMaio & Anthony Chase 43692 at http://news.wbfo.org Theater Talk: Infringement Festival shows and more Theater Talk: The joys of smaller productions http://news.wbfo.org/post/theater-talk-joys-smaller-productions <p>This week on Theater Talk, Gabe and Tony discuss smaller productions and the the role that they play in the theater-going experience.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 10:30:00 +0000 Gabe DiMaio & Anthony Chase 43496 at http://news.wbfo.org Theater Talk: The joys of smaller productions Theater Talk: 'Menopause The Musical' & 'Side by Side by Sondheim' http://news.wbfo.org/post/theater-talk-menopause-musical-side-side-sondheim <p>On this week's edition of Theater Talk, Gabe and Anthony talk about <em>Menopause The Musical</em>, <em>Side by Side by Sondheim</em>, and the death of Mary Rodgers.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 04 Jul 2014 10:30:00 +0000 Gabe DiMaio & Anthony Chase 43309 at http://news.wbfo.org Theater Talk: 'Menopause The Musical' & 'Side by Side by Sondheim' Theater Talk: Henry V, Assassins, and Raisin in the Sun http://news.wbfo.org/post/theater-talk-henry-v-assassins-and-raisin-sun <p></p><p>Theater critic Anthony Chase reviews the Shakespeare in the Park production of "Henry V." Fri, 27 Jun 2014 11:00:43 +0000 Anthony Chase & Gabe DiMaio 43176 at http://news.wbfo.org Theater Talk: Henry V, Assassins, and Raisin in the Sun Theater Talk: Shakespeare in the Park's Henry V http://news.wbfo.org/post/theater-talk-shakespeare-parks-henry-v <p></p><p>Theater Critic Anthony Chase and WBFO's Gabe DiMaio preview the Shakespeare in the Park production of <em>Henry V</em>. Fri, 20 Jun 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Anthony Chase & Gabe DiMaio 43003 at http://news.wbfo.org Theater Talk: Shakespeare in the Park's Henry V Theater Talk: Artie Award Winners and "Evita" http://news.wbfo.org/post/theater-talk-artie-award-winners-and-evita <p>WBFO's Gabe DiMaio and theater critic Anthony Chase congratulate some of the Artie Award winners from last Monday's awards ceremony. Fri, 06 Jun 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Anthony Chase & Gabe DiMaio 42675 at http://news.wbfo.org Theater Talk: Artie Award Winners and "Evita" Theater Talk: More on the Arties and Woody Allen's new Broadway musical http://news.wbfo.org/post/theater-talk-more-arties-and-woody-allens-new-broadway-musical <p>WBFO's Gabe DiMaio and theater critic Anthony Chase preview Monday's ceremony where the local Arties will be awarded. Fri, 30 May 2014 13:27:00 +0000 Anthony Chase & Gabe DiMaio 42518 at http://news.wbfo.org Theater Talk: More on the Arties and Woody Allen's new Broadway musical Theater Talk: Artie nominations http://news.wbfo.org/post/theater-talk-artie-nominations <p>Theater critic Anthony Chase and WBFO's Gabe DiMaio tell us the nominations are out for this year's Artie Awards.&nbsp; Fri, 23 May 2014 10:30:00 +0000 Anthony Chase & Gabe DiMaio 42354 at http://news.wbfo.org Theater Talk: Artie nominations Theater Talk: Opera in Buffalo http://news.wbfo.org/post/theater-talk-opera-buffalo <p>Opera in Buffalo!&nbsp; Theater critic Anthony Chase and host Gabe DiMaio talk about this weekend's productions by two local opera companies. Fri, 16 May 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Anthony Chase & Gabe DiMaio 42192 at http://news.wbfo.org Theater Talk: Opera in Buffalo Theater Talk: The return of A.R. Gurney's "Buffalo Gal" http://news.wbfo.org/post/theater-talk-return-ar-gurneys-buffalo-gal <p></p><p>Theater critic Anthony Chase says he saw the latest production of A.R. Gurney's "Buffalo Gal," this one staged by the New Phoenix Theatre at 95 Johnson Park. Fri, 09 May 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Anthony Chase 42028 at http://news.wbfo.org Theater Talk: The return of A.R. Gurney's "Buffalo Gal" Theater Talk: ICTC's "The Plough and the Stars" and more http://news.wbfo.org/post/theater-talk-ictcs-plough-and-stars-and-more <p>Theater Critic Anthony Chase joins WBFO's Gabe DiMaio in previewing "The Plough and the Stars," opening Friday night at the Irish Classical Theatre, and "Captain Jett Bettington and the Adventures on Planet Earth," a comedy by Jason Kaiser and Jacob Albarella now on stage through May 10th (Thurs. - Sat.) at the Alt Theater, 255 Great Arrow Ave.&nbsp; Fri, 25 Apr 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Anthony Chase & Gabe DiMaio 41723 at http://news.wbfo.org Theater Talk: ICTC's "The Plough and the Stars" and more Theater Talk: L.A. theater and two local shows http://news.wbfo.org/post/theater-talk-la-theater-and-two-local-shows <p>Theater critic Anthony Chase joins WBFO's Gabe DiMaio.&nbsp; Tony traveled to Los Angeles this past week where he saw two shows -- Noel Coward's "A Song at Twilight" and actress Annette Bening in "Ruth Draper's Monologues."&nbsp; Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Anthony Chase & Gabe DiMaio 41559 at http://news.wbfo.org Theater Talk: L.A. theater and two local shows Theater Talk: A humorous look at a national tragedy http://news.wbfo.org/post/theater-talk-humorous-look-national-tragedy <p>Theater critic Anthony Chase joins WBFO's Gabe DiMaio and reviews "Blanche Survives Katrina in a FEMA Trailer Named Desire." Fri, 11 Apr 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Anthony Chase 41405 at http://news.wbfo.org Theater Talk: A humorous look at a national tragedy Theater Talk: 'The Trojan Women' and more http://news.wbfo.org/post/theater-talk-trojan-women-and-more <p><span lang="EN">Theater critic Anthony Chase joins WBFO's Gabe DiMaio with a review of "The Trojan Women," now playing through April 19 at Theaterloft. It's a presentation of Buffalo Public Theatre in association with Ujima Company. Fri, 04 Apr 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Anthony Chase & Gabe DiMaio 41237 at http://news.wbfo.org Theater Talk: 'The Trojan Women' and more Theater Talk: Reviews of NYC shows, plus Shea's "Once" and TOY's "Robin Hood" http://news.wbfo.org/post/theater-talk-reviews-nyc-shows-plus-sheas-once-and-toys-robin-hood <p>Theater critic Anthony Chase joins WBFO's Gabe DiMaio about Tony's recent trip to New York City, where he caught "Rocky, the Musical" and "Aladdin, the Musical."&nbsp; Plus, Tony reviews "Once" at Shea's, which he describes as "beautifully staged." And he highly recommends TOY Company's production of "Robin Hood." Fri, 28 Mar 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Anthony Chase 41069 at http://news.wbfo.org Theater Talk: Reviews of NYC shows, plus Shea's "Once" and TOY's "Robin Hood" Theater Talk: "Once" at Shea's, plus "Stones in His Pockets" and more http://news.wbfo.org/post/theater-talk-once-sheas-plus-stones-his-pockets-and-more <p>WBFO's Gabe DiMaio and theater critic Anthony Chase are still enjoying the St. Patrick Day's holiday by noting the Irish theme of several local shows. Tony previews "Once," opening Tuesday at the Shea's Performing Arts Center. Plus, he has reviews of "Stones in His Pocket" at the Irish Classical Theatre, "Good People" at the Kavinoky and "An Iliad" at Road Less Traveled. Fri, 21 Mar 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Anthony Chase 40910 at http://news.wbfo.org Theater Talk: "Once" at Shea's, plus "Stones in His Pockets" and more Theater Talk: Mr. Chase goes to Washington http://news.wbfo.org/post/theater-talk-mr-chase-goes-washington <p>Theater critic Anthony Chase is joined by Gabe DiMaio on Theater Talk, as Tony shares his experience of viewing a play in Washington, DC starring actress Kathleen Turner.&nbsp; He also reviews "Porgy and Bess" at the Shea's Performing Arts Center.&nbsp; Fri, 14 Mar 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Anthony Chase & Gabe DiMaio 40771 at http://news.wbfo.org Theater Talk: Mr. Chase goes to Washington Theater Talk: Chase checks shows in NYC http://news.wbfo.org/post/theater-talk-chase-checks-shows-nyc <p>Friday means it's time to check out what's on stage. WBFO's Eileen Buckley and Theater Talk host Anthony Chase discuss local performances and Chase's recent visit to New York City.</p><p></p><p></p><p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 14:44:27 +0000 Anthony Chase & Eileen Buckley 40502 at http://news.wbfo.org Theater Talk: Chase checks shows in NYC Theater Talk: Chase conducts preview on Shaw Festival for WNED program http://news.wbfo.org/post/theater-talk-chase-conducts-preview-shaw-festival-wned-program <p>Theater Talk host Anthony Chase will appear Friday night on WNED Television at 9:30 for a special program that offers a sneak peak at the 2014 Shaw Festival Season.&nbsp; Chase and WBFO'S Eileen Buckley discuss the program.&nbsp; Chase also gives us a rundown of some of the local theater shows now on stage.</p><p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Eileen Buckley & Anthony Chase 40361 at http://news.wbfo.org Theater Talk: Chase conducts preview on Shaw Festival for WNED program Theater Talk: 'The Lady With All The Answers' http://news.wbfo.org/post/theater-talk-lady-all-answers <p>This week on Theater Talk co-host Anthony Chase and WBFO's Eileen Buckley discuss what's opening and what's already on stage. O'Connell and Company's The Lady With All The Answers" continues. Actress Mary Kate O'Connell portrays Ann Landers.</p><p></p><p></p><p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 15:07:58 +0000 Anthony Chase & Eileen Buckley 40116 at http://news.wbfo.org Theater Talk: 'The Lady With All The Answers' Theater Talk: Plays with a mystery theme http://news.wbfo.org/post/theater-talk-plays-mystery-theme <p>Mystery is the theme of the latest round of new shows opening at area theaters.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 11:06:32 +0000 Eileen Buckley & Anthony Chase 39994 at http://news.wbfo.org Theater Talk: Plays with a mystery theme Theater Talk: Very Fine Use of a Grenade http://news.wbfo.org/post/theater-talk-very-fine-use-grenade <p>Opening Friday night, January 24, 2014&nbsp;<a href="http://roadlesstraveledproductions.org/"> Road Less Traveled Productions</a> presents -- Very Fine Use of a Grenade.&nbsp; Theater Talk host Anthony Chase and WBFO's Eileen Buckley discuss the production. Chase provides insight and back stories on the original version. &nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Anthony Chase & Eileen Buckley 39854 at http://news.wbfo.org Theater Talk: Very Fine Use of a Grenade Theater Talk: A 'Wicked' time at Shea's http://news.wbfo.org/post/theater-talk-wicked-time-sheas <p>The audience is having a 'Wicked' time at Shea's Performing Arts Center in Buffalo.&nbsp; The musical <em>Wicked</em> is on stage now until January 26. WBFO's Theater Talk host Anthony Chase and Eileen Buckley chat about the elaborate production. Chase also takes us to the Kavinoky Theater in Buffalo for <em>Proof</em>&nbsp; in this week's edition of Theater Talk.</p><p></p><p></p><p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Eileen Buckley & Anthony Chase 39728 at http://news.wbfo.org Theater Talk: A 'Wicked' time at Shea's Theater Talk: Halfway through the local theater season http://news.wbfo.org/post/theater-talk-halfway-through-local-theater-season <p>Buffalo's theater season is at the halfway mark now that we're into the New Year. This week, Theater Talk host Anthony Chase and Eileen Buckley rundown the highlights so far, with much more to come.</p><p></p><p></p><p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Eileen Buckley & Anthony Chase 39607 at http://news.wbfo.org Theater Talk: Halfway through the local theater season Theater Talk: New shows coming to Buffalo in 2014 http://news.wbfo.org/post/theater-talk-new-shows-coming-buffalo-2014 <p>As WBFO's Theater Talk begins another New Year, host Anthony Chase and Eileen Buckley tell us about new shows opening in Buffalo next week.&nbsp; That includes <a href="http://www.buffalo-theatre.com/theaters/sheas-performing-arts-center/wicked-cast-creative.php">Wicked at Shea's</a> and Proof at <a href="http://www.kavinokytheatre.com/">The Kavinoky Theatre</a>.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p> Fri, 03 Jan 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Anthony Chase & Eileen Buckley 39409 at http://news.wbfo.org Theater Talk: New shows coming to Buffalo in 2014 Theater Talk: Happy Holidays! http://news.wbfo.org/post/theater-talk-happy-holidays <p>Looking for a stocking stuffer? WBFO's Theater Talk host Anthony Chase and Eileen Buckley talk about a possible theater ticket that is a must-buy.&nbsp; Chase also explains how Chicago's theater scene runs parallels to Buffalo's theater district.</p><p></p><p></p><p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Anthony Chase & Eileen Buckley 39177 at http://news.wbfo.org Theater Talk: Happy Holidays! Theater Talk: Holiday round up! http://news.wbfo.org/post/theater-talk-holiday-round <p>This week on Theater Talk, host Anthony Chase and WBFO'S Eileen Buckley offer a conversation about several holiday performances now on stage, including a review of the <a href="http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&amp;rct=j&amp;q=&amp;esrc=s&amp;source=web&amp;cd=1&amp;ved=0CD0QFjAA&amp;url=http%3A%2F%2Fujimatheatre.org%2Fupcoming%2F&amp;ei=XyurUvj9KPGgsQT20YCIBA&amp;usg=AFQjCNFr3P7LYpNShYy0QqoZEdSjha3MFQ&amp;sig2=oSX0w-PHWVAJ7oUB-sr8rA&amp;bvm=bv.57967247,d.cWc">Buffalo Public Theatre's</a> <em>The Wizard of Oz.</em></p><p>Chase also weighs in with a quick critique of NBC's live performance of The Sound of Music.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 15:47:20 +0000 Eileen Buckley & Anthony Chase 39022 at http://news.wbfo.org Theater Talk: Holiday round up! Theater Talk: Two new theater groups premiere http://news.wbfo.org/post/theater-talk-two-new-theater-groups-premiere <p>Two new theater companies <a href="http://artvoice.com/issues/v12n49/theaterweek/new_companies">are opening</a> in Buffalo. This week on Theater Talk, Anthony Chase discusses the companies and show openings.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 13:30:27 +0000 Eileen Buckley & Anthony Chase 38860 at http://news.wbfo.org Theater Talk: Two new theater groups premiere Theater Talk: More on 'Clybourne Park' and 'Miracle on South Division Street' http://news.wbfo.org/post/theater-talk-more-clybourne-park-and-miracle-south-division-street <p><em>Theater Talk's</em> Anthony Chase and Eileen Buckley have more on the Road Less Traveled production of <em>Clybourne Park</em> and Tom Dudzick's <em>Miracle on South Division Street </em>at the Kavinoky Theater. Fri, 22 Nov 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Anthony Chase & Eileen Buckley 38516 at http://news.wbfo.org Theater Talk: More on 'Clybourne Park' and 'Miracle on South Division Street' Theater Talk: "War Horse" and "A Miracle on South Division Street" http://news.wbfo.org/post/theater-talk-war-horse-and-miracle-south-division-street <p></p><p>The powerful Tony-award winning <em>War Horse</em> is on stage now through Sunday at Shea's Performing Arts Center.&nbsp; WBFO'S <em>Theater Talk</em> host Anthony Chase and Eileen Buckley discuss the elaborate puppetry and story-line of <em>War Horse</em>.&nbsp; Fri, 15 Nov 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Anthony Chase & Eileen Buckley 38341 at http://news.wbfo.org Theater Talk: "War Horse" and "A Miracle on South Division Street"