2021-22
Season of Shows

Shea's Smith Theater

Betsy Carmichael's BINGO Palace

(Interactive Play)

September 25th-October 3rd, 2021

 

Written by Joey Bucheker Mary Kate O'Connell
Based on a Character created by Joey Bucheker
 
Directed by Mary Kate O'Connell
Presented with permission from Betsibu Productions

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A Chorus Line

(Musical)

October 15th-31st, 2021

 

Conceived, Originally Directed & Choreographed
by Michael Bennett
Book by James Kirkwood & Nicholas Dante
Music by Marvin Hamlisch
Lyrics by Edward Kleban
Co-Choreographed by Bob Avian
Directed & Choreographed by Dewayne Barrett
Musical Direction by Donald R. Jenczka
Presented with permission from Concord Theatricals

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All Together
Now!

a global event celebrating local theatre

(Musical Revue)

November 12th-14th, 2021

Directed by Cindy Ripley 

Musical Direction by Donald R. Jenczka
Choreography by Joey Bucheker
 
Presented with permission from Musical Theatre International

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The Life & Adventures of Santa Claus

(Family Holiday Musical)

December 3rd-19th, 2021

Book & Lyrics by Bert Bernardi

Music by Justin Rugg
Based on The Life And Adventures Of Santa Claus
by L. Frank Baum
Directed by Mary Kate O'Connell 
Musical Direction by Donald R. Jenczka

                         THE LIFE ADVENTURES OF SANTA CLAUS is presented by                           special arrangement with Stage Rights (stagerights.com)

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Shea's Smith Theater

Puffs

or Seven Increasingly Eventful  Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic

(Play)

January 28th-February 13th, 2022

by Matt Cox

Directed by Joey Bucheker

Presented with permission from Concord Theatricals

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Tenderly

The Rosemary Clooney Musical

(Musical)

February 11th-27th, 2022

by Janet Yates Vogt and Mark Friedman

Directed by Richard Lambert
Musical Direction by Donald Jenczka
Starring Mary Kate O'Connell

TENDERLY, THE ROSEMARY CLOONEY MUSICAL is presented through special arrangement with Theatrical Rights Worldwide

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Working

(Musical)

March 25th-April 10th, 2022

Adapted by Stephen Schwartz and Nina Faso

With additional contributions by Gordon Greenberg

Songs by Craig Carnelia, Micki Grant, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Mary Rodgers, Susan Birkenhead, and Stephen Schwartz

Directed by Neal Radice
Musical Direction by Donald Jenczka
WORKING is presented through special arrangements with  Musical Theatre International (MTI)

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SHEA'S SMITH THEATER

Confessions of the Reverend Mother

A Nunsense Divinely Inspired Musical

(World Premiere Musical)

April 28th-May 1st, 2022

Book by Mary Kate O'Connell and Joey Bucheker

Music and Lyrics by Dan Goggin
Directed by Joey Bucheker
Musical Direction by Donald Jenczka
Starring Mary Kate O'Connell

MAINSTAGE

Damn Yankees

(Musical)

April 29th-May 15th, 2022

Book by Douglass Wallop and George Abbott

Music and Lyrics by Jerry Ross and Richard Adler
Based on the novel,
The Year the Yankees Lost the Pennant

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Directed by Joey Bucheker
Musical Direction by Joe Isgar

Mainstage Special event

DIVA by DIVA

A Celebration of Women!

(WNY's Longest Running Musical Revue)

October 20th, 2021

November 17th, 2021

December 15th, 2021

February 16th, 2022

March 9th, 2022

May 11th, 2022

Conceived, Written, and Directed by

Mary Kate O'Connell

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ART

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(Play)

September 9th-19th, 2021

 Written by Yasmina Reza

Translated by Christopher Hampton

 

Directed by Victoria Pérez

 

Starring

Joey Bucheker, John Kreuzer, and Rolando Gomez

ART is produced through arrangements with Dramatic Play Service.