Anthony Chase http://news.wbfo.org en 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" Theater Talk: Clybourne Park, Promises Promises, War Horse & more... http://news.wbfo.org/post/theater-talk-clybourne-park-promises-promises-war-horse-more <p>Friday brings us our weekly round-up of area theater.&nbsp; This week, WBFO's Eileen Buckley and Theater Talk host Anthony Chase discuss brand new productions that are opening and will be opening: Clybourne Park, Promises Promises and War Horse. Fri, 08 Nov 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Eileen Buckley & Anthony Chase 38168 at http://news.wbfo.org Theater Talk: Clybourne Park, Promises Promises, War Horse & more... Theater Talk: Ghost at Shea’s & community theater round-up! http://news.wbfo.org/post/theater-talk-ghost-shea-s-community-theater-round <p>"Ghost" continues live on stage at Shea's in Buffalo, but not under the best reviews. WBFO's Theater Talk host Anthony Chase explains why. Chase also reviews a number of community theater plays underway and traces it's "ancient" roots of community theater.</p><p></p><p></p><p> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 12:57:46 +0000 Anthony Chase & Eileen Buckley 37834 at http://news.wbfo.org Theater Talk: Ghost at Shea’s & community theater round-up! Theater Talk: Who is Tawny Heatherton? http://news.wbfo.org/post/theater-talk-who-tawny-heatherton <p>If you haven&#39;t had a chance to check out the many of&nbsp; shows that opened in Buffalo last month, time is running out. This week on Theater Talk, Anthony Chase runs down the shows that will be closing soon.&nbsp; Chase joins WBFO&#39;s Eileen Buckley to talk about the local theater scene and his recent trip to New York City to attend the birthday bash for <a href="http://www.chitarivera.com/">Chita Rivera</a>.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p> Fri, 11 Oct 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Anthony Chase & Eileen Buckley 37494 at http://news.wbfo.org Theater Talk: Who is Tawny Heatherton? Theater Talk: Subversive Theatre starts 11th season with an atomic bang http://news.wbfo.org/post/theater-talk-subversive-theatre-starts-11th-season-atomic-bang <p>A local play is being considered &quot;atomic.&quot; You can learn why on this week&#39;s edition of Theater Talk. WBFO co-host Anthony Chase is joined by Eileen Buckley.&nbsp; They kick off their conversation with what&#39;s on stage at Buffalo&#39;s <a href="http://www.subversivetheatre.org/productions/oppenheimer/teaser.htm">Subversive Theatre </a>and then Chase tells about meeting some Hollywood stars.</p><p></p><p></p><p> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Eileen Buckley & Anthony Chase 37290 at http://news.wbfo.org Theater Talk: Subversive Theatre starts 11th season with an atomic bang Theater Talk: Variety of stage productions for many tastes http://news.wbfo.org/post/theater-talk-variety-stage-productions-many-tastes <p>Buffalo's fall theater season is in full-swing -- new shows from comedy to serious themes are on the stage.&nbsp; WBFO'S Theater Talk host Anthony Chase is joined this week with Eileen Buckley to discuss the variety of stage productions.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Anthony Chase & Eileen Buckley 37074 at http://news.wbfo.org Theater Talk: Variety of stage productions for many tastes Theater Talk: 2013 Curtain Up! http://news.wbfo.org/post/theater-talk-2013-curtain <p>The lights will be shining bright on Buffalo's Theater District Friday evening. The annual <a href="http://www.buffalocurtainup.com/">Curtain Up!</a> event&nbsp; will kick off the city's fall theater season. Fri, 20 Sep 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Anthony Chase 36915 at http://news.wbfo.org Theater Talk: 2013 Curtain Up! Theater Talk: Curtain Up! one week away http://news.wbfo.org/post/theater-talk-curtain-one-week-away <p>Buffalo's fall theater season is about to kick into high gear.&nbsp; We're a week away from <a href="http://www.buffalocurtainup.com/">Curtain Up!</a>, the annual theater celebration in downtown Buffalo.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Anthony Chase & Eileen Buckley 36740 at http://news.wbfo.org Theater Talk: Curtain Up! one week away Theater Talk: A preview of upcoming shows http://news.wbfo.org/post/theater-talk-preview-upcoming-shows <p>We're still two weeks away from Curtain Up!&nbsp; This week on Theater Talk, critic Anthony Chase joins WBFO's Mark Scott to talk about some of the shows premiering September 20th that are now in rehearsal. Fri, 06 Sep 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Anthony Chase & Mark Scott 36574 at http://news.wbfo.org Theater Talk: A preview of upcoming shows Theater Talk: Remembering Actress Julie Harris http://news.wbfo.org/post/theater-talk-remembering-actress-julie-harris <p>Theater critic Anthony Chase joins WBFO's Mark Scott, remembering actress Julie Harris, who died this week. Tony also has a quick review of the Shaw Festival's "Guys and Dolls."&nbsp; Fri, 30 Aug 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Anthony Chase & Mark Scott 36407 at http://news.wbfo.org Theater Talk: Remembering Actress Julie Harris Theater Talk: "Motion Picture" and the Shaw Festival http://news.wbfo.org/post/theater-talk-motion-picture-and-shaw-festival <p>Theater critic Anthony Chase joins WBFO's Mark Scott.&nbsp; They touch on <em>Motion Picture, </em>a Torn Space Theater performance installation at Silo City this weekend.&nbsp; Tony also touts some of this year's Shaw Festival productions.</p><p></p> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Anthony Chase & Mark Scott 36219 at http://news.wbfo.org Theater Talk: "Motion Picture" and the Shaw Festival Theater Talk: Tony's experience as a movie extra http://news.wbfo.org/post/theater-talk-tonys-experience-movie-extra <p>Theater critic Anthony Chase joins WBFO's Mark Scott this week.&nbsp; Tony shares his experience as a movie extra and reviews "Ain't She Brave" and "The Birds Attack!"&nbsp; Fri, 16 Aug 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Anthony Chase & Mark Scott 36044 at http://news.wbfo.org Theater Talk: Tony's experience as a movie extra