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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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Theatre Review:  “Amadeus” by Mary Best
2016-2017 Season Amadeus Reviews

Theatre Review: “Amadeus” by Mary Best

The marriage of songs and drama is often celebrated when presented as a musical production, but what about the role...
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Joint Venture Makes For Cohesive AMADEUS
2016-2017 Season Amadeus Reviews

Joint Venture Makes For Cohesive AMADEUS

Collaboration among Western New York arts groups can only help serve the better good of the community and a happy...
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Theatre Review: “Amadeus” by Manya Fabiniak
2016-2017 Season Amadeus Reviews

Theatre Review: “Amadeus” by Manya Fabiniak

Theatre Review: ‘Amadeus’ by Irish Classical Theatre Company & Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra at Kleinhans Music Hall Manya Fabiniak Collaborations often...
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Don’t miss our special three-show performance of “Amadeus”
2016-2017 Season Amadeus News

Don’t miss our special three-show performance of “Amadeus”

Recommended by Visit Buffalo Niagara as a must see show in January, don’t miss out on Irish Classical Theatre’s production...
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ICTC sweeps BroadwayWorld Regional Awards
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ICTC sweeps BroadwayWorld Regional Awards

BroadwayWorld had a record breaking voter turnout for the 2016 Regional Awards. Irish Classical made a strong showing in the...
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Stellar Cast Delves in Drama of “Equus”
2016-2017 Season Equus Reviews

Stellar Cast Delves in Drama of “Equus”

Near perfection. That is what the Irish Classical Theatre has achieved in their exciting new production of Peter Shaffer's EQUUS....
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FOUR BUFFALOS! Strong cast revives EQUUS
2016-2017 Season Equus Reviews

FOUR BUFFALOS! Strong cast revives EQUUS

THE BASICS:  EQUUS, the 1973 drama by Peter Shaffer presented by The Irish Classical Theatre Company, directed by David Oliver,...
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You Need To See “Equus”
2016-2017 Season Equus Reviews

You Need To See “Equus”

Peter Shaffer’s “Equus” may be outdated psychiatrically but it remains a great bit of theater because of the story and...
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Be prepared to be Blown Away!
2016-2017 Season Equus Reviews

Be prepared to be Blown Away!

All this Sex and Sensationalism is all right because it comes from a disturbed mind.  And is given big intellectual...
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“Superb…you NEED to see this production.”
2016-2017 Season Equus Reviews

“Superb…you NEED to see this production.”

One of my bigger regrets in my theatrical life was not seeing “Equus” on Broadway. Luckily for myself and all...
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“Instruments of strife and fate and the gods at play”
2016-2017 Season Reviews Sweet Bird of Youth

“Instruments of strife and fate and the gods at play”

Here we are in St. Cloud on the Gulf Coast on Easter Sunday 1956, in a bedroom of the Royal...
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“There’s nothing like a good delusion.”
2016-2017 Season Reviews Sweet Bird of Youth

“There’s nothing like a good delusion.”

For theatrical purposes, there’s nothing like a good delusion.  It's Tennessee Williams and "Sweet Bird of Youth." That’s Chance Wayne...
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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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