The Winslow Boy is “an elucidating family drama” – broadwayworld

by Michael Rabice, broadwayworld.com Apr. 24, 2017 A family’s desire for wealth is at odds with its desire for honor in Terence Rattigan’s intriguing THE WINSLOW BOY now on stage at the Irish Classical Theatre. Set in Kensington, England in the early 1900’s, Rattigan has written of the Upper Middle Class Winslow family and their… Read more »


“Kelly and Kelley … create fireworks” – Colin Dabkowski, The Buffalo News

In Irish Classical’s ‘Seedbed,’ a dangerous idea grows in a claustrophobic setting by Colin Dabkowski, The Buffalo News If you were thinking about retirement, take a look at the Irish Classical Theatre Company’s production of “The Seedbed.” You might reconsider. Bryan Delaney’s strange and solemn four-hander, which opened March 11 in the Andrews Theatre in… Read more »


“… intense and riveting …” nytheatreguide.com review, The Seedbed

by Cherie Messore Posted March 13, 2017 Playwright Bryan Delaney’s latest play onstage at Irish Classical Theatre Company has a curious title. By definition, a seedbed is that fine layer of topsoil where seeds germinate. Translate this into a theatre metaphor and it sparks images of growth, a harbinger of spring, or coming of age…. Read more »


A Curtain Up New Jersey Review… The Seedbed

The Seedbed

… a humdinger of a play … a hotbed of uncomfortable truths, uncovered secrets and unforeseeable consequences, all waiting to surface … Delaney’s characters are complicated and compelling in their emotional diversity … a welcome addition to contemporary Irish dramatic literature.” – Simon Saltzman, Curtain Up New Jersey Read the full review …   


Theatre Review: “Amadeus” by Mary Best

Amadeus

The marriage of songs and drama is often celebrated when presented as a musical production, but what about the role of music in a play? Peter Shaffer’s “Amadeus,” the sensationalized story of one man’s feud with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, lends itself well to the idea on paper. However, it’s the magic of the JoAnn Falletta-led… Read more »


Joint Venture Makes For Cohesive AMADEUS

Amadeus

Collaboration among Western New York arts groups can only help serve the better good of the community and a happy pairing of Irish Classical Theatre with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra is playing out at Kleinhans Music Hall, as both groups present Peter Shaffer’s TONY and Academy Award winning AMADEUS. While integrating live music with theatrical… Read more »