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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Act I
Start the evening with cocktails and dinner at any of
the Theatre District’s fine restaurants
Join celebrities of Buffalo’s theatre community
on the majestic main stage of Shea’s Performing Arts Center
for a creative black-tie Gala Dinner.
A cash bar cocktail party begins at 5:30 PM.
Dinner is served at 6:15 PM.

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Act II
After dinner, catch a show at one of
our outstanding professional theatres:
(Curtains rise promptly at 8:00 PM.
Please make reservations early.)


Alleyway Theatre
1 Curtain Up Alley, Buffalo, NY 14202 | 716-852-2600 x0

American Repertory Theater of WNY
330 Amherst Street, Buffalo, NY 14217 | 716-634-1102

Buffalo Laboratory Theatre
at Shea’s 710 Theatre
710 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14202 | 1-800-745-3000

Brazen-Faced Varlets
at Rust Belt Books
415 Grant Street, Buffalo, NY 14213 | 716-771-6277

Buffalo United Artists
at Alleyway’s Main Street Cabaret
672 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14202 | 716-886-9239

Irish Classical Theatre Company
625 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14203 | 716-835-1380

The Kavinoky Theatre
320 Porter Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14201 | 716-829-7668

Lancaster Opera House
21 Central Avenue, Lancaster, NY 14086 | 716-683-1776

MusicalFare Theatre
4380 Main Street, Amherst, NY 14226 | 716-839-8540

New Phoenix Theatre On The Park

95 Johnson Park, Buffalo, NY 14201 | 716-853-1334

O’Connell & Company

at Shea’s Smith Theatre
660 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14202 | 1-800-745-3000

Paul Robeson Theatre

at African American Cultural Center
350 Masten Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14209 | 716-884-2013  x103

Red Thread Theatre
Jim Bush Photography Studio
44 17th Street, Buffalo, NY 14213 | 716-331-2469

Road Less Traveled Productions
500 Pearl Street, Buffalo, NY 14202 | 716-629-3069

Subversive Theatre Collective
Manny Fried Playhouse
255 Great Arrow Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14207 | 716-883-0856

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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 continues until 1 AM, and it’s all free!

Tickets on sale now!

Event sponsorM&T Bank_341_CMYK

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