Community Resources

We remain horrified at the hate crime and massacre that occurred at Tops on Jefferson Avenue on Saturday. It is sickening that racism is alive and well in our country and community, and we recognize the long history of segregation in the City of Buffalo that led to the East Side becoming a food desert,… Read more »


Life absurdly imitates melodrama in ICTC’s ‘Stage Kiss’

In Sarah Ruhl’s play, “Stage Kiss,” two actors named only “He” and “She,” are former lovers who went through a bitter breakup years ago. Now, they unexpectedly find themselves cast as a couple who had gone through a bitter breakup years ago. Tawdry life comically imitates hackneyed art when they fall in love all over again. She… Read more »


Welcome 716 Review: Stage Kiss @ Irish Classical Theatre

Is a kiss ever just a kiss? Does every kiss have meaning? Can a kiss in the present be so charged that it propels the couple into a shared past so passionate and painful that all the time in between feels like a dream? What about funny kisses? Bizarre kisses? And most importantly for the… Read more »


ICTC’s Cultural Classics Exchange Series

The Irish Classical Theatre Company (ICTC) is delighted to announce the debut of its Cultural Classics Exchange Series, a free reading Series of plays and lore, connecting WNY cultures through the lenses of the dramatic and language arts. What started as a mission to find new ways for the company to become more engaged in… Read more »


BWW Review: WAITING FOR GODOT at Irish Classical Theatre

After a near two year absence, live audiences have returned to Irish Classical Theatre. And the production that inaugurated the company is back again, nestled into it’s home stage, which may never have been dreamt of 30 years ago. Irishman Samuel Beckett‘s WAITING FOR GODOT is on the boards and audiences can once again ponder it’s… Read more »


A ‘Godot’ worth the wait at Irish Classical Theatre

In many ways, Samuel Beckett’s “Waiting for Godot” is the signature play of Irish Classical Theatre Company. This is the script that introduced brothers Chris and Vincent O’Neill to Buffalo more than 30 years ago. Its success inspired their decision to establish an Irish theater here. Bronze sculptures of scenes from the play adorn the… Read more »


Welcome 716 Review: Waiting for Godot

Existential angst and sly comedy are on full display at the Andrews Theatre in ICTC’s brilliant production of the Samuel Beckett classic absurdist play, Waiting for Godot, “the vehicle for the Brothers O’Neill coming to Buffalo and putting down roots more than 30 years ago”, according to the Director’s Notes by Kate LoConti Alcocer, ICTC’s Executive Artistic… Read more »


Buffalo Rising Review: Waiting for Godot @ the ICTC

THE BASICS:  The (Irish Classical Theatre Company) ICTC is back with live theater (at last!) with this Andrews Theatre mounting of Samuel Beckett’s 1952 Absurdist classic. Performances continue weekends through February 13. Josephine Hogan directs a cast of five. The show, with its single intermission, runs approximately two hours and ten minutes. Read the full article here.


The Many Artistic Hats of Anna Krempholtz!

Anna Krempholtz. Photo by Mark Duggan/Nickel City Headshots Hello Friend, I am often told I wear a lot of hats, and my work at the Irish Classical Theatre Company is no exception. Helping bring life to productions as an Actress, Fight Captain, and Scenic Artist, I am grateful to have spent so much time under the… Read more »