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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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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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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
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“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
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“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
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“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
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“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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“a magical Christmas to behold.” – Melinda Miller, The Buffalo News

There are few things more powerful than memories of childhood Christmases, partly because of the magic and anticipation, and partly...
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“a magical Christmas to behold.” – Melinda Miller, The Buffalo News
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“A Child’s Christmas in Wales” opens Friday, November 22

“I can never remember whether it snowed for six days and six nights when I was twelve or whether it...
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“A Child’s Christmas in Wales” opens Friday, November 22
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Young Professionals – Save the Date – Thursday, November 21, 4:30-6:30PM

Young Professionals wanted! Join the actors, staff, and friends of the Irish Classical Theatre Company for a free-admission Cocktail Hour...
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Young Professionals – Save the Date – Thursday, November 21, 4:30-6:30PM
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Learn more about ICTC’s Ireland Tour Thursday, December 12, 11AM!

FREE INFORMATIONAL PRESENTATION - THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12 AT 11AM AT ICTC'S ANDREWS THEATRE. Plan now to experience Ireland's Wild Atlantic...
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Learn more about ICTC’s Ireland Tour Thursday, December 12, 11AM!
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“‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore” engrosses and shocks – Michael Rabice, BWW review

by Michael Rabice, broadwayworld.com, Sep. 30, 2019 Buffalo's Irish Classical Theatre Company has chosen to open their 2019-20 season with...
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“‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore” engrosses and shocks – Michael Rabice, BWW review
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“… absorbing, a fine production … no holds barred” – Ann Marie Cusella, buffalo vibe

Review: 'Tis a Pity She's a Whore By: Ann Marie Cusella | Posted September 21st, 2019 “… Beloved, never avenge...
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“… absorbing, a fine production … no holds barred” – Ann Marie Cusella, buffalo vibe
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Join us Saturday, October 12 at 2PM for a FREE Pre-Show Talk.

ICTC’s production of ’Tis Pity She’s a Whore is sparking plenty of discussion. Join the conversation! WHEN & WHERE: Saturday,...
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Join us Saturday, October 12 at 2PM for a FREE Pre-Show Talk.
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Join us Sunday, September 29 at 1PM for a FREE Pre-Show Talk.

ICTC’s production of ’Tis Pity She’s a Whore is sparking plenty of discussion. Join the conversation! WHEN & WHERE: Sunday,...
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Join us Sunday, September 29 at 1PM for a FREE Pre-Show Talk.
Reviews

“The laughs come often and solidly … ICTC has a hit on its hands.” – Brad Auerbach, Enertainment Today

There are jewels of regional theatre spread across the country, and the Irish Classical Theatre is counted among them. Prominent...
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“The laughs come often and solidly … ICTC has a hit on its hands.” – Brad Auerbach, Enertainment Today
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4 Stars (out of 4) “‘Mr. Sloane’ is perverse, cynical joy” – Anthony Chase, The Buffalo News

Published June 15, 2019|Updated June 15, 2019 … From the first moment of the play, when Kelli Bocock-Natale races onto...
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4 Stars (out of 4) “‘Mr. Sloane’ is perverse, cynical joy” – Anthony Chase, The Buffalo News
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“masterfully staged … visceral … a ‘Hamlet’ to remember” – Ann Marie Cusella, buffalo vibe

Posted April 29, 2019 From the moment Hamlet begins, in darkness with only a weak light from the soldier Francisco’s...
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“masterfully staged … visceral … a ‘Hamlet’ to remember” – Ann Marie Cusella, buffalo vibe
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3-1/2 Stars – “Excellent directing, depth of talent … make ‘Hamlet’ a hit” – The Buffalo News

by Randy Schiff, The Buffalo News 3-1/2 Stars (out of 4) "… With excellent directing and a well-edited script that...
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3-1/2 Stars – “Excellent directing, depth of talent … make ‘Hamlet’ a hit” – The Buffalo News
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Sweet Bird of Youth “highly satisfying”
2016-2017 Season Reviews Sweet Bird of Youth

Sweet Bird of Youth “highly satisfying”

One of the great plays of the Tennessee Williams oeuvre, Sweet Bird of Youth follows the efforts of Chance Wayne,...
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Irish Classical mounts an enthralling “Sweet Bird of Youth”
2016-2017 Season Reviews Sweet Bird of Youth

Irish Classical mounts an enthralling “Sweet Bird of Youth”

The flame of youth burns hottest just before it dies, and everyone in range of Tennessee Williams’ heart-wrenching play “Sweet...
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Perfect mix of laughs, laments in “A Little Night Music”
A Little Night Music Past Productions Reviews

Perfect mix of laughs, laments in “A Little Night Music”

by Colin Dabkowski, The Buffalo News 3-1/2 Stars (out of 4) Five times a week through Oct. 18, theatergoers will...
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“A little Night Music” – Send in the clowns
A Little Night Music Past Productions Reviews

“A little Night Music” – Send in the clowns

SEND IN THE CLOWNS, a review by Anthony Chase, ARTVOICEA Little Night Music beautifully played at Irish Classical Theatre Company...
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Elegant night music
A Little Night Music Past Productions Reviews

Elegant night music

Stephen Sondheim's A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC elegantly opened the Irish Classical Theatre's 25th season. Based on Ingmar Bergman's film "Smiles...
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‘A wonderful piece of entertainment’
A Little Night Music Past Productions Reviews

‘A wonderful piece of entertainment’

Irish Classical Theatre Company jumpstarts the 2015 theatre season with A Little Night Music, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim...
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