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We remain horrified at the hate crime and massacre that occurred at Tops on Jefferson Avenue on Saturday. It is...
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Reviews Stage Kiss

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

STAGE KISS lets Irish Classical shine with one of their strengths – a well-directed, well-acted, high class farce.

THE BASICS:  STAGE KISS, a comedy by Sarah Ruhl, directed by Fortunato Pezzimenti, starring Tracie Lane and Guy Balotine, part...
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STAGE KISS lets Irish Classical shine with one of their strengths – a well-directed, well-acted, high class farce.
Reviews Stage Kiss

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...
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Welcome 716 Review: Stage Kiss @ Irish Classical Theatre
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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...
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ICTC’s Cultural Classics Exchange Series
Reviews Waiting for Godot

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...
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BWW Review: WAITING FOR GODOT at Irish Classical Theatre
Reviews Waiting for Godot

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...
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A ‘Godot’ worth the wait at Irish Classical Theatre
Reviews Waiting for Godot

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...
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Welcome 716 Review: Waiting for Godot
Reviews Waiting for Godot

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...
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Buffalo Rising Review: Waiting for Godot @ the ICTC
Annual Appeal

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...
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The Many Artistic Hats of Anna Krempholtz!
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ANNA KREMPHOLTZ ICTC SKETCH SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES (“Official Rules”)

Original Sketch by Anna Krempholtz This Sweepstakes is conducted by the Irish Classical Theatre Company with the physical address of...
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ANNA KREMPHOLTZ ICTC SKETCH SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES (“Official Rules”)
News

Artistic Director Emeritus Vincent O’Neill Joins Mary Ramsey and Joseph Hassett for 17th Annual Hassett Reading: Yeats Now

The Canisius College Contemporary Writers Series presents the 17th Annual Hassett Reading: Yeats Now.  The evening of poetry, song and conversation will...
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Artistic Director Emeritus Vincent O’Neill Joins Mary Ramsey and Joseph Hassett for 17th Annual Hassett Reading: Yeats Now
Reviews Year of Magical Thinking

“Magical Virtual Performance … Heartfelt and Genuine …” – Michael Rabice, BroadwayWorld

Unfurling the raw emotions associated with sickness, death and grief are not new topics in literature. But author Joan Didion has suffered...
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“Magical Virtual Performance … Heartfelt and Genuine …” – Michael Rabice, BroadwayWorld
Reviews Year of Magical Thinking

“Remarkably Serene … A Contemplative Event” – Anthony Chase, The Buffalo News

With “The Year of Magical Thinking,” Joan Didion seeks to give us a lesson in survival. The play is a...
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“Remarkably Serene … A Contemplative Event” – Anthony Chase, The Buffalo News
Reviews

4 Stars (out of 4) – “Wildly satisfying … Bravo” – Ben Siegel, The Buffalo News

“a wildly satisfying story of self-destruction” In case you haven’t been shocked into gleeful submission in a while, or …...
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4 Stars (out of 4) –  “Wildly satisfying … Bravo” – Ben Siegel, The Buffalo News
Reviews

“call Lyft or Uber … It will be so worth it!”-Anthony Chase, theatretalkbuffalo.com

You’ve got two more chances to see William Shakespeare’s "A Midsummer Night’s Dream" performed by the Irish Classical Theatre Company...
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“call Lyft or Uber … It will be so worth it!”-Anthony Chase, theatretalkbuffalo.com
Reviews

“an absolutely intoxicating brew” – Ann Marie Cusella, buffalovibe.com

The fairies have alighted at Kleinhans Music Hall this weekend in a swirl of sound, color and magic that pulsate...
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“an absolutely intoxicating brew” – Ann Marie Cusella, buffalovibe.com
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4 Stars (of 4) – “magical ‘Midsumer Night’s Dream,'” Randy Schiff, Buffalo News

… At Kleinhans Music Hall, we see another kind of marriage: a perfect matrimony of theater and music, as Irish...
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4 Stars (of 4) – “magical ‘Midsumer Night’s Dream,'” Randy Schiff, Buffalo News
Reviews

“delightful, nostalgia-filled, lively” – Ann Marie Cusella, buffalovibe.com

Looking at childhood Christmases through the bifocals of age is a pastime that warms the hearts of those sitting at...
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“delightful, nostalgia-filled, lively” – Ann Marie Cusella, buffalovibe.com
Reviews

“Third time is a charm for ICTC” – Cherie Messore, buffalotheatreguide.com

Long before there were hours of football on TV and the ubiquitous electronic devices in the hands of teens at...
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“Third time is a charm for ICTC” – Cherie Messore, buffalotheatreguide.com
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4 Stars (out of 4) – Anthony Chase, The Buffalo News –  “Jane Austen through a kaleidoscope”
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4 Stars (out of 4) – Anthony Chase, The Buffalo News – “Jane Austen through a kaleidoscope”

By Anthony Chase, Published January 19, 2019, Updated January 19, 2019 Jane Austen’s 1811 novel, “Sense and Sensibility,” spins across...
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Powerful … A strong production of one of Ireland’s most popular plays
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Powerful … A strong production of one of Ireland’s most popular plays

3-1/2 Stars (out of 4) by Melinda Miller, The Buffalo News There is nothing epic about "Sive," John B. Keane's...
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“splendid … a gripping evening of theatre” – buffalovibe.com
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“splendid … a gripping evening of theatre” – buffalovibe.com

By: Ann Marie Cusella, buffalovibe.com | Posted September 15th, 2018 “For what shall it profit a man if he shall...
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“The Three Musketeers” comes to Shea’s 710 Theatre Nov. 1-18!
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“The Three Musketeers” comes to Shea’s 710 Theatre Nov. 1-18!

Strength.  Unity.  Courage. Through these tenets, one can always defend his beliefs.  Set in 1625, this classic tale of swashbuckling...
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4 Stars (out of 4) – “A golden start” to ICTC’s 18-19 season – Anthony Chase, Buffalo News
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4 Stars (out of 4) – “A golden start” to ICTC’s 18-19 season – Anthony Chase, Buffalo News

There is a golden girl at the heart of the Irish Classical Theatre production of Clifford Odets 1937 classic, "Golden...
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“One of ICTC’s very best,” 3-1/2 Stars for “Lady Windermere’s Fan” – The Buffalo News
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“One of ICTC’s very best,” 3-1/2 Stars for “Lady Windermere’s Fan” – The Buffalo News

Wit wins out in ICTC's "Lady Windermere's Fan" - Review by Colin Dabkowski, Published 7:00 a.m. June 6, 2018 The Irish...
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“dream team cast” in “Lady Windermere’s Fan,” Cherie Messore, buffalotheatreguide.com
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“dream team cast” in “Lady Windermere’s Fan,” Cherie Messore, buffalotheatreguide.com

Posted June 4, 2018 Ah, the things we do for love. We keep secrets. Maybe tell a fib or two....
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“‘Lady Windermere’s Fan’ … delicious … excellent cast” – Ann Marie Cusella, buffalovibe.com
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“‘Lady Windermere’s Fan’ … delicious … excellent cast” – Ann Marie Cusella, buffalovibe.com

June 2, 2018 If you are in the market for a delightful evening of Wildean wit and wisdom, you will...
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“ICTC lavishes considerable talents on ‘The Awful Truth'” – Peter Hall, Buffalo Rising
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“ICTC lavishes considerable talents on ‘The Awful Truth'” – Peter Hall, Buffalo Rising

THE BASICS: THE AWFUL TRUTH, a 1922 comedy by Arthur Richman presented by the Irish Classical Theatre Company, directed by...
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“nostalgia & new found glee” in discovery of script for “The Awful Truth,” Michael Rabice, BWW
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“nostalgia & new found glee” in discovery of script for “The Awful Truth,” Michael Rabice, BWW

April 24, 2018 Whatever your artistic quest may be, from unearthing gem stones or archeological ruins to discovering a lost...
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“marvelously acted, lovingly directed, and long overdue on a Buffalo stage – Ted Hadley, TBN
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“marvelously acted, lovingly directed, and long overdue on a Buffalo stage – Ted Hadley, TBN

ICTC's talent for screwball comedies works again in "The Awful Truth" by Ted Hadley, The Buffalo News April 24,2018 “The...
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“a charmer … staged with flair … fine ensemble … pure vintage” – buffalotheatreguide.com
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“a charmer … staged with flair … fine ensemble … pure vintage” – buffalotheatreguide.com

-by Cherie Messore, Monday, April 23, 2018 The grace and elegance of the upper-crust 1930s society- warts and all –...
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“Character driven and what characters!” – 4 Buffalos! – Peter Hall, buffalo rising
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“Character driven and what characters!” – 4 Buffalos! – Peter Hall, buffalo rising

THE NIGHT ALIVE at Irish Classical Theatre is character driven, and what characters these down at the heels mortals be....
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“superb … stunning … quirky, dark, hilarious … excellent” – buffalotheatreguide.com
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“superb … stunning … quirky, dark, hilarious … excellent” – buffalotheatreguide.com

by Colin Fleming-Stumpf Published March 6, 2018 The power of a blackbox theatre — particularly a blackbox theatre “in-the-round” (in...
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“urgency and intrigue … a riveting production” – Michael Rabice, broadwayworld.com
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“urgency and intrigue … a riveting production” – Michael Rabice, broadwayworld.com

Published March 5, 2018 - Unhappiness in rural Dublin-- Not an altogether unlikely topic for a play. But when Buffalo's...
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4 STARS! – “‘The Night Alive’ Shines with Dark Humor & Vivid Power” – The Buffalo News
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4 STARS! – “‘The Night Alive’ Shines with Dark Humor & Vivid Power” – The Buffalo News

by Melinda Miller, Published March 3, 2018 - There is a lot to like about Irish Classical Theatre's production of...
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“Triumphant … a splendid production”-Michael Rabice, broadwayworld.com
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“Triumphant … a splendid production”-Michael Rabice, broadwayworld.com

Published January 29, 2018 - Buffalo's Irish Classical Theatre continues its season of comedies with a splendid production of W. Somerset...
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3-1/2 STARS!  “‘The Constant Wife’ is a constant pleasure” – The Buffalo News
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3-1/2 STARS! “‘The Constant Wife’ is a constant pleasure” – The Buffalo News

By Colin Dabkowski, The Buffalo News  | Published 7:00 a.m. January 24, 2018 Constance Middleton is one cool customer. She takes a...
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“smart banter, sassy wit … funny & empowering”- buffalotheatreguide
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“smart banter, sassy wit … funny & empowering”- buffalotheatreguide

by Cherie Messore, buffalotheatreguide.com, Published January 22, 2018 Back in 1926 – when women’s suffrage was a recent memory in...
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Update: the broadwayworld.com Regional Awards!
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Update: the broadwayworld.com Regional Awards!

UPDATE:  We are pleased to announce that Adriano Gatto was selected as Best Actor in a Play for his performance...
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