Tennessee Williams’ wrenching yet mordantly funny meditation on lost innocence and corruption reveals the dark consequences of the American search for perennial youth and fame. This steamy and haunting portrait of a fading movie star and the desperate silver-screen wannabe Chance Wayne evokes an era of repressive social strictures where love, sexual passion and redemption are thwarted. Williams’ theatrical language is thrilling, mesmerizing and quite beautiful!
This modern classic won two major Best Play awards, a Tony and a New York Drama Critics Circle. This riveting and enduring play is something of a psychological thriller as a middle aged child psychiatrist strives to reveal the true motivation behind a shocking action committed by a teenage boy under his care, while at the same time desperately trying to understand his own disillusioned life. Using a dramatic real event as a jumping off point, Peter Shafffer explores the unique territory of a confused and lonely boy who creates his own personal theology.
An international sensation of stage and screen, Peter Shaffer's Amadeus pits the accomplished composer, Antonio Salieri, against the enfant terrible of the music world, the brilliant Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. This production of symphonic proportions plays out on the stage of Kleinhans Music while the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra performs Mozart’s glorious compositions, including parts of his Requiem, under the direction of acclaimed Conductor JoAnn Falletta. ICTC Artistic Director Vincent O'Neill stars in the role of Salieri. ICTC Producing Director Fortunato Pezzimenti directs
The Seedbed is a chilling family drama by the author of the hugely successful play The Cobbler. A middle aged couple welcomes their wayward 18 year old daughter home to celebrate their seventeenth wedding anniversary. Unbeknownst to her mother and stepfather, the daughter is accompanied by her new fiance, who seems like a shocking and disturbing choice for their daughter. The arrival of the couple becomes the catalyst for a succession of increasingly volatile confrontations that shake the family to its core and sends them hurtling towards the inevitable revelation of an unspeakable family secret.
In pre-World War I England, Ronnie Winslow, a fourteen year old cadet has been accused and expelled from naval college for stealing a five shilling postal order. His father, Arthur Winslow, believes his son to be innocent and, enlists the help of his suffragette daughter and a prominent barrister, Sir Robert Morton, to prove it. Together they begin a long and dramatic campaign to gather public support and win the right to have the case heard in the high court. A Broadway hit play, based on actual events, this compelling story of family honor and the pursuit of justice will ring true to all.
Bring your love of laughter to the theatre, and Noel Coward will do the rest. The Bliss family has invited unsuspecting friends for a weekend of pure pandemonium at their posh country estate. Written in three days and based on the weekend parties of one of his acquaintances, Hay Fever, is the inspired result of Mr. Coward’s comic genius. His gift to audiences is this timeless comedy of bad manners starring one of the most delightfully eccentric and poorly behaved families in the history of theatre.