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Guide to Theater Shows This Month & Beyond in WNY

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Written by Emily Morrow

Published on March 15, 2022
Stage Kiss At Irish Classical Theatre March 25th – April 24th

With in-person theatrics scarce since the start of it all, its a huge deal to have these theater companies and performance theaters back in action putting on shows for the 2022 season.

The local theater scene in WNY is welcoming shows big and small to stages of equally varied sizes and appealing to a range of audiences. Join us in wishing the performers a fantastic and full season, won’t you?

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Here’s a guide to upcoming theater shows in Buffalo & WNY this month and beyond:

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Theater in Buffalo & WNY This Month & Beyond

Remnants

Fri, Mar 25 +more dates
7:00 pm - 3:00 pm

$30

Torn Space Theatre
612 Fillmore Ave Buffalo, 14212

Buffalo

Remnants is an immersive performance experience blending virtual reality, film, light design, sculpture, live performance, fashion, and sound design. In ...

Breadcrumbs

Fri, Mar 25 - Sun, Mar 27
Times Vary

$10

Road Less Traveled Theater
500 Pearl Street Buffalo, 14202

Buffalo

March 3 - 27, 2022 By Jennifer Haley Directed by Scott Behrend* Starring Victoria Perez* and Pamela Mangus A brilliant, reclusive writer is diagnosed ...

AMERICAN RHAPSODY 2022

Fri, Mar 25 +more dates
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

$49

MusicalFare Theatre – Daemen College
4380 Main Street Amherst, 14226

North Towns

A story featuring Artistic/Executive Director, Randall Kramer and a singing and dancing ensemble that looks at the social, racial and musical synthesis ...

Constellations

Fri, Mar 25 - Sat, Mar 26
Times Vary

$15

Second Generation Theatre
658 Main Street Buffalo, 14202

Buffalo

Second Generation Theatre presents Nick Payne’s CONSTELLATIONS March 11-26 at the Shea’s Smith Theatre. CONSTELLATIONS, featured in SGT’s 2018 free ...

Pride & Prejudice

Fri, Mar 25 +more dates
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

$45

This isn’t your grandmother’s Austen! Bold, surprising, boisterous and timely, this P&P for a new era explores the absurdities and thrills of finding ...

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Remnants

Fri, Mar 25 +more dates
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

$30

Torn Space Theatre
612 Fillmore Ave Buffalo, 14212

Buffalo

Torn Space introduced Remnants in the fall of 2021 as an immersive performance experience blending virtual reality, film, light design, sculpture, live ...

Stew

Fri, Mar 25 - Sun, Mar 27
Times Vary

$10

Ujima Theatre Company
429 Plymouth Ave Ste 2 Buffalo, 14213

Buffalo

2021 Pulitzer Prize Finalist. Zora Howard’s compelling comedy-drama, three generations of Black women banter and bicker as they prepare their feast. ...

Tribes

Fri, Mar 25 - Sun, Mar 27
Times Vary

$42

Road Less Traveled Theater
456 Main Street Buffalo, 14202

Buffalo

Billy is the only deaf member of a loving yet dysfunctional family who raised him as part of the hearing world. When Billy meets Sylvia, a young woman ...

D’Youville Kavinoky Theatre presents Pride & Prejudice

Fri, Mar 25 - Sun, Mar 27
Times Vary

$40

The Kavinoky Theatre
320 Porter Ave. Buffalo, 14201

Buffalo

The D’Youville Kavinoky Theatre, a professional theatre on the campus of D’Youville, continues its season with Pride & Prejudice adapted by Kate ...

Aurora Players Presents “Amateurs” by Tom Griffin

Fri, Mar 25 - Sun, Mar 27
Times Vary

$14.00

Aurora Players
S. Grove & Prospect Streets Hamlin Park East Aurora, 14052

South Towns

About the Show: Set in the 1980s (big hair, no cell phones), Amateurs by Tom Griffin, is a comical and profound look at how people hide behind “masks” ...

Fall From The Grace of God

Fri, Mar 25 +more dates
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

$5

American Repertory Theater of WNY
545 Elmwood Avenue Buffalo, 14222

Buffalo

Basing works on the music of celtic/punkers The Pogues, featured writers include Jennifer Tromble, Mark C. LLoyd, TJ Snodgrass, Monish Bhattacharyya, Tim ...

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Working

Fri, Mar 25 +more dates
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

$26

Mainstage Theater: Ken-Ton Elmwood Commons
3200 Elmwood Avenue Tonawanda, 14217

North Buffalo

Based on Studs Terkel’s best-selling book of interviews with American workers Adapted by Stephen Schwartz and Nina Faso With additional contributions ...

Tim Hartman

Sat, Mar 26
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

$14

Lancaster Opera House
21 Central Avenue Lancaster, 14086

Cheektowaga and East

Follow Tim’s folk trail around the globe to visit a bullied South American crab, an Egyptian monk who can’t seem to get rid of a basket of grapes, ...

Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird

Sun, Mar 27 +more dates
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

$42

Shea’s Performing Arts Center
646 Main Street Buffalo, 14202

Buffalo

The complete cast is announced today for the First National Tour of the history-making production of To Kill a Mockingbird, Academy Award® winner Aaron ...

Berserker At Alleyway Theatre

Thu, Mar 31 - Sat, Apr 23
All Day

$30

Alleyway Theatre
One Curtain Up Alley Buffalo, 14202

Buffalo

Western New York theatre regulars Patrick Cameron, Kelly Copps and Sarah Kow-Falcone star in the world premiere of BERSERKER, the Maxim Mazumdar ...

Anastasia

Tue, Apr 19 - Sun, Apr 24
Times Vary

$39

Shea’s 710 Theatre
710 Main St. Buffalo, 14202

Buffalo

The romantic and adventure-filled new musical ANASTASIA is at home in Buffalo at last! This dazzling show will transport you from the twilight of the ...

THE OTHER JOSH COHEN 2022

Wed, Apr 20 +more dates
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$49

MusicalFare Theatre – Daemen College
4380 Main Street Amherst, 14226

North Towns

Josh Cohen just can't get a break. He's single, broke and to top it all off, his apartment's been robbed of everything but a Neil Diamond CD.  Thus begins ...

Little Women… Now

Thu, Apr 21 +more dates
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

$10

Road Less Traveled Theater
500 Pearl Street Buffalo, 14202

Buffalo

April 21 – May 15, 2022 A world-premiere adaptation by Donna Hoke* Directed by Katie Mallinson* Starring Lisa Vitrano*, Brittany Bassett, Alexandria ...

Damn Yankees

Sat, Apr 23 +more dates
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

$28.25

0Shaw Festival Theatre
10 QUEEN'S PARADE Niagara-On-The-Lake, L0S 1J0

Other

Joe Boyd is an out of shape, middle-aged man who has the misfortune to be a Washington Senators fan. One deal with the devil later, he is Joe Hardy, a ...

Confessions of the Reverend Mother

Thu, Apr 28 +more dates
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

$31.45

Shea’s Smith Theatre
658 Main Street Buffalo, 14202

Buffalo

There is a shortage of Roman Catholic nuns and Reverend Mother, Sister Mary Regina LSOH, has been asked by Pope Francis for help. As a recruitment tool ...

Love, Loss, And What I Wore

Thu, Apr 28 - Sun, May 1
Times Vary

$30

Shea’s 710 Theatre
710 Main St. Buffalo, 14202

Buffalo

Proving that a great show is always in fashion, LOVE, LOSS AND WHAT I WORE is a play of monologues and ensemble pieces about women, clothes and memory ...

Ujima Company Presents SPUNK

Fri, Apr 29
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Free

Albright-Knox Northland
612 Northland Ave Buffalo, 14211

Buffalo

Join us for a performance of excerpts from the exciting new Ujima Company production of SPUNK, a TONY® nominated play with songs by George C. Wolfe ...

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Fri, Apr 29 +more dates
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

$20

Lancaster Opera House
21 Central Avenue Lancaster, 14086

Cheektowaga and East

One of the most enduring shows of all time, this gem from Andrew Lloyd Webber (the composer of The Phantom of the Opera and Jesus Christ Superstar among ...

Damn Yankees

Fri, Apr 29 +more dates
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

$26

Mainstage Theater: Ken-Ton Elmwood Commons
3200 Elmwood Avenue Tonawanda, 14217

North Buffalo

Based on the novel, The Year the Yankees Lost the Pennant, this classic Tony and Oscar Award-winning musical comedy is a captivating tale of devotion, ...

The Oregon Trail At Alleyway Theatre

Thu, May 5 - Sat, May 28
All Day

$30

Alleyway Theatre
One Curtain Up Alley Buffalo, 14202

Buffalo

Nervous sweats. Dysentery. Floppy disks. It's the 90s all over again. It’s 1996 and Jane is trapped in her middle school computer lab playing “The ...

People, Places & Things

Fri, Apr 29 +more dates
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

$45

The Kavinoky Theatre
320 Porter Ave. Buffalo, 14201

Buffalo

Emma was having the time of her life. Now she’s in rehab. An inventively dramatic tale of addiction, recovery, and everything that happens in between. April ...

Spunk

Fri, May 6 +more dates
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

$10

Ujima Theatre Company
429 Plymouth Ave Ste 2 Buffalo, 14213

Buffalo

Using the blues, choral narrative and dance, the three tales focus on men and women, trapped inside the "laughin' kind of lovin' kind of hurtin' kind of ...

DIVA by DIVA a Celebration of Women

Wed, May 11
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

$25

Mainstage Theater: Ken-Ton Elmwood Commons
3200 Elmwood Avenue Tonawanda, 14217

North Buffalo

O’Connell & Company’s award-winning original hit celebrates its 22nd year as WNY’s longest-running theatrical production! DIVA by DIVA is our ...

The Paradigm Bomb

Thu, May 12 +more dates
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

$5

American Repertory Theater of WNY
545 Elmwood Avenue Buffalo, 14222

Buffalo

American Repertory Theater of WNY closes the 2021-22 season with the production of Artie Award winning writer Matthew LaChiusa's "The Paradigm Bomb". Directed ...

A Bronx Tale: One Man Show Starring Chazz Palminteri

Fri, May 13 - Sat, May 14
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

$75

Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino
310 4th St Niagara Falls, 14303

Niagara County

In a can’t-miss performance, Chazz Palminteri tells the story of A Bronx Tale, the one-man show that started it all. Voted the #1 show in Las Vegas ...

The Importance of Being Earnest

Wed, May 18 +more dates
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

$27.12

Shaw Festival Theatre
10 QUEEN'S PARADE Niagara-On-The-Lake, L0S 1J0

Other

Subtitled A Trivial Comedy for Serious People, Oscar Wilde’s last and greatest play concentrates all his incredible wit and observation into a dazzling ...

The Onion Game

Fri, Jun 3 - Sun, Jun 26
All Day

$40

Irish Classical (The Andrews) Theatre
625 Main Street Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

Stan Klimecko and Company return to finish the run of our “Wildly Satisfying” March 2020 production! Onion and Pearl are miserably married. Their children, ...

The Mystery of the Missing Sapphire

Fri, Jun 3 +more dates
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

$4

Other

Written and Directed by Marty Bauer ...

Blithe Spirit

Fri, Jun 10 +more dates
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

$15

Lancaster Opera House
21 Central Avenue Lancaster, 14086

Cheektowaga and East

A novelist invites an eccentric medium to conduct a séance at his house, with the aim of gathering material for his next book. Unexpectedly, the medium ...

CABARET

Fri, Jun 10 +more dates
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

$15

Second Generation Theatre
658 Main Street Buffalo, 14202

Buffalo

In 1930’s Berlin, everything is beautiful… but for how long? SGT presents CABARET- a beloved musical theatre classic with a message that remains relevant ...

The Lifespan of a Fact

Fri, Jun 10 +more dates
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

$40

0The Kavinoky Theatre
320 Porter Ave. Buffalo, 14201

Buffalo

John D'Agata is a talented writer with a transcendent essay about the suicide of a teenage boy—an essay that could save the magazine from collapse. When ...

Nickel City Opera presents Verdi’s ‘Rigoletto’

Sat, Jun 25 - Sun, Jun 26
Times Vary

$45.00

Nichols Flickinger Performing Arts Center
1250 Amherst St Buffalo, 14216

North Buffalo

Join Nickel City Opera for a fully staged production of  Giuseppe Verdi’s ‘Rigoletto’ including full set, costumes and orchestra. An opera ...

A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER 2022

Wed, Jul 13 +more dates
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$49

MusicalFare Theatre – Daemen College
4380 Main Street Amherst, 14226

North Towns

This knock-'em-dead, uproarious comedy, was the most-nominated show of the 2014 Broadway season with ten Tony nominations and four wins, including Best ...

The Doctor’s Dilemma

Sat, Jul 16 +more dates
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

$27.12

Shaw Festival Theatre
10 QUEEN'S PARADE Niagara-On-The-Lake, L0S 1J0

Other

One of the most popular Shaw plays we have presented in our 60 years, this exploration of medical ethics has again found its moment. If one patient can ...

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