Curtain Up! Schedule

The 36th annual celebration of the opening
of the Buffalo Theatre Season
presented by
Theatre District Association of Western New York
and M&T Bank
will take place on

Friday, September 15, 2017

Each year, Curtain Up! is held in Buffalo’s
Historic Theatre District
and is theatrically designed in three acts:

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Each year, Curtain Up! is held in Buffalo’s historic Theatre District
and is theatrically designed in three acts:

Act I
Start the evening by attending the elegant black-tie Gala Dinner (ticket information will be posted shortly!)


Enjoy cocktails and dinner at any of the
Theatre District’s fine restaurants

Tickets are $50/person, with proceeds benefiting
Theatre District Association of Western New York
and funding the free and fabulous late-night street party!
The Greenroom Gala will go from 5:30-7:30 PM
For tickets, call (716) 847-0850.

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Act II
After dinner, catch a show at one of
the Buffalo area’s outstanding professional theatres.
Curtains rise promptly at 8:00 PM.
Seating is limited, so make reservations today!

710 Theatre
710 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14202
SIX DANCE LESSONS IN SIX WEEKS by Richard Alfieri (   )

Alleyway Theatre
1 Curtain Up Alley, Buffalo, NY 14202 | 716-852-2600 x0
KILLER RACK: The Feminist Horror Musical Comedy
book, music and lyrics by Neal Radice
based on the motion picture written by Paul McGinnis and directed by Gregory Lamberson, including a song by Armand John Petri and Joe Rozler ($32)

Buffalo United Artists
at Alleyway’s Main Street Cabaret
672 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14202 | 716-886-9239
SONS AND LOVERS by Donna Hoke ($15-25)

Irish Classical Theatre Company
625 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14203 | 716-853-4282
DESIGN FOR LIVING by Noel Coward ($20-50)

The Kavinoky Theatre
320 Porter Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14201 | 716-829-8141
THE PRODUCERS by Mel Brooks ($38-42)

Lancaster Opera House
21 Central Avenue, Lancaster, NY 14086 | 716-683-1776
Rocking Horse Productions presents
9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL music and lyrics by Dolly Parton, book by Patricia Resnick ($10-26)

MusicalFare Theatre
4380 Main Street, Amherst, NY 14226 | 716-839-8540
PETER & THE STARCATCHER by Rick Elice ($44)

New Phoenix Theatre On The Park

95 Johnson Park, Buffalo, NY 14201 | 716-853-1334
MY OLD LADY by Isreal Horovitz ($20-30)

O’Connell & Company

at Shea’s Smith Theatre
660 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14202 | 1-716-848-0800
GENTLEMEN PREFER DIVAS by Mary Kate O’Connell ($31)

Road Less Traveled Productions
500 Pearl Street, Buffalo, NY 14202 | 716-629-3069
JOHN by Annie Baker ($20-35)

Subversive Theatre Collective
at Manny Fried Playhouse
255 Great Arrow Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14207 | 716-883-0856
IT CAN’T HAPPEN HERE by Sinclair Lewis ($25-30)

Torn Space Theatre
612 Fillmore Ave., Buffalo, NY 14212 | 716-812-5733
THE FEVER by 600 Highwaymen ($25)


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When the curtains fall, the Theatre District street party goes into full gear
featuring live music, dancing, street performers and surprises!
It goes until 1 AM, and it’s all free!

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Also Supported by
Buffalo Spree
Buffalo Place
Full Circle Studios
Photos of Curtain Up! courtesy of Full Circle Studios.