Theater Talk: Doom and gloom? Or Zoom and bloom?

Jun 26, 2020

Little by little, theater companies are getting better at zooming around the web, because, if it ain't online, it ain't. Period. The Antonyo Awards honoring black Broadway actors, etc. can still be seen. Visit Playbill.com for Mart Crowley's THE MEN FROM THE BOYS, tonight at 7 p.m., a sequel to THE BOYS IN THE BAND. Also tonight, at 8 p.m., "That's Shawbiz" features various Shawfest actors with very slick use of Zoom technology. On Sunday, at 7 p.m., SGT will offer PAGE TO STAGE: MISCAST where a number of favorite


Second Generation Theatre Founders Kelly Copps, Arin Lee Dandes, Kristen Bentley are looking forward to this Sunday night's "Page to Stage: Miscast" fundraiser, all online, starting at 7 p.m.
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Buffalo actors, many of whom were wildly popular in Kavinoky musicals such as THE PRODUCERS and SPAMALOT and HAIRSPRAY and BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY. It's a list that includes Michele Marie Roberts, Marc Sacco, Dudney Joseph, and Greg Djurich, Lou Coliocovo, Dudney Joseph, Kelly Copps and Alex Watts plus Charmagne Chi and Amy Jakiel (Anthony's perennial co-hosts for the Artie Awards  which are still on hold) so if you want to see these folks in action, tune in this Sunday at 7 p.m.

Speaking of musicals, HAMILTON, as filmed by Disney in performance at the Richard Rodgers Theatre, will be released on Disney+ next Friday, July 3. The trailer is very enticing.

And a reminder to keep checking Anthony's blog, TheaterTalkBuffalo.com for updates on the local theatrical scene. That's where you could have found out about some online programming offered by the Irish Classical Theatre, including a virtual tour of their space, hosted by their new Artistic Director, Kate LoConti Alcocer.