Kate Hennig is one of the long-serving performers at the Stratford Festival. This season she plays the role of Nurse in Romeo and Juliet, and Golde in Fiddler on the Roof. WBFO'S Mike Desmond recently spoke with Henning about her work.
This week on Theater Talk, Anthony Chase and Mark Scott look at GLBT short plays at Buffalo United Artists. They also discuss Anthony's latest trip to New York City and his reviews of Kinky Boots and Pippin.
Theater Critic Anthony Chase and WBFO's Mark Scott talk about the Shakespeare in Delaware Park production of "Hamlet." Plus, they touch on the Shaw Festival and Chautauqua Theater in this edition of Theater Talk.
Nickel City Opera is celebrating its 5th anniversary season and opens this Friday with Don Pasquale. The full opera comedy will be performed at the Riviera Theatre in North Tonawanda. WBFO's Eileen Buckley talked with Valerian Ruminski about performing the lead in this opera.
A brand new theater group in Buffalo has been staging an ambitious performance at the New Phoenix Theatre. Second Generation Theatre Company, formed by a group of young women, has mounted a production of Into the Woods.
A widely popular Broadway show is heading to Shea's Performing Arts Center next week. The Book of Mormon -- a Tony Award winning musical -- will be on stage starting Tuesday, June 11 and running through June 16 for eight shows. As WBFO'S Eileen Buckley reports, a lottery ticket policy is being followed for the production.
It's time for the annual Arties in Buffalo! On this week's edition of Theater Talk co-host Anthony Chase talks with WBFO's Omar Fetouh about Artovoice's annual Artie Awards. Chase founded the Arties in 1991 to recognize the work of the local theater actors and actresses.
710 Main in Buffalo has announced its brand new season. This week on Theater Talk WBFO's Jim Santella and Anthony Chase examine the new line up -- that includes "I Love Lucy". They also review other local theater performances around town.
A unique concert performance will be on stage Tuesday evening at UB's Lippes, Slee Concert Hall at the North Campus. University at Buffalo professor and composer David Felder has created a contemporary piece of music titled “Les Quatre Temps Cardinaux". WBFO's Eileen Buckley talked with Felder and his colleagues during a recent technical rehearsal.
This week WBFO Theater Talk hosts Jim Santella and Anthony Chase begin their conversation with MusicalFare Theatre plans for expansion. They also give us a sneak peak of Fela on stage at Shea's Performing Arts Center for two shows only.
WBFO's theater critics Jim Santella and Anthony Chase review First Lady Suite at the American Repertory Theater and Road Less Traveled Productions' Seeds. They also touch on the quick sale of tickets to the upcoming Shea's Performing Arts Center presentation of The Book of Mormon.
Buffalo's artist-run media arts center hosts a high-energy fundraising party Saturday night at the Ukrainian Center on Genesee Street. WBFO's Eileen Buckley says Squeaky Wheel's party known as "Peep Show" will feature art installations, screenings, performances and live music.
Some young jazz musicians are going to get their newest music played by a full orchestra. The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra is one of three orchestras which work with the American Composers Orchestra to bring in young jazz composers and mentors to work with a full orchestra for a day and then get an opportunity to hear their music played by a full orchestra in a public performance.