Theater Talk

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." 

Theater Talk: Return of The Birds at BUA

Aug 9, 2013
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Friday in Buffalo means it's time for Theater Talk on WBFO. This week Anthony Chase discusses new shows ready to open and he shares feedback and insight from performances that have come to a close in Buffalo. 

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Theater Talk is back this week after taking a vacation day last Friday. This week, Theater Talk host Anthony Chase joins WBFO's Eileen Buckley tell us what's happening in Buffalo's theater district on stage, at Delaware Park, and in cars.

Theater critic Anthony Chase joins WBFO's Mark Scott on Theater Talk this week, talking about the "Sound of Music" at Artpark.

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 remember actor James Gandolfini on this week's Theater Talk. 

Theater critic Anthony Chase joins guest host Mark Scott in a review of "The Book of Mormon" at the Shea's Performing Arts Center.

This week, theater critic Anthony Chase and guest host Mark Scott look back at the Arties and look ahead to the Tony Awards.

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. 

Theater Talk's Jim Santella and Anthony Chase preview the Ujima Company's production of Breath, Boom, opening Friday.   The curtain also rises on BUA's The Normal Heart.

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THEATER TALK FRIDAY RUNDOWN:

  • Many new theater openings this May
  • Jersey Boys is back on stage through May 18th at Shea's
  • What's on stage at TOY -- Flat Stanley
  • Last chance to see "A Clean House" at Road Less Traveled

Theater Talk can be heard live each Friday on WBFO, 88.7 FM at 6:33 & 8:33 a.m.

Theater Talk: Road Less Traveled Productions' "The Clean House"

Apr 19, 2013
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Theater critic Anthony Chase joins WBFO's Eileen Buckley as they talk about the latest Road Less Traveled Productions play "The Clean House," premiering Friday night. 

Theater Talk Friday!

Apr 12, 2013

This week WBFO'S Theater Talk hosts Jim Santella and Anthony Chase chat about all venues of local and New York theater. 

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.

In a week when arguments on California's Proposition Eight banning gay marriage were aired at the US Supreme Court, one of Buffalo's theater companies is preparing to tackle the issue. This week on Theater Talk, critics Jim Santella and Anthony Chase talk about Buffalo United Artists' staged reading of the play, "Eight," this Wednesday night at 7:30.

Theater critics Jim Santella and Anthony Chase talk about "Sister Act" at the Shea's Performing Arts Center, "Being Behan" at the Irish Classical Theater and more in this week's edition of WBFO's Theater Talk.

Theater Talk: New line up of show openings

Mar 15, 2013
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This week on theater talk -- WBFO'S Eileen Buckley fills in for co-host Jim Santella and joins Anthony Chase for a chat on local theater.

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.

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This week on Theater Talk, Jim Santella and Anthony Chase discuss "Dancing at Lughnasa" and other productions on stage locally.

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It's Theater Talk Friday in Buffalo!  WBFO'S Jim Santella and Anthony Chase give us a spelling lesson.

Theater Talk: Pledge drive edition

Feb 8, 2013

WBFO's Theater Talk co-hosts Jim Santella and Anthony Chase offer their special  winter pledge drive edition.

Jim Santella and Anthony Chase discuss the film Les Miserables and local stage productions, including Angels in America, in this week's Theatre Talk.

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