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Summer Stages: BWW's Top Summer Theatre Picks in Buffalo, NY

June 3
11:59 AM 2014
Summer Stages: BWW's Top Summer Theatre Picks in Buffalo, NY

Buffalo, New York has a heavy traffic of the arts during the fall, winter, spring and now with summer approaching it's still a busy time.

Here are just a few of what's happening in theater (in no particular order):

The 2014 Buffalo Infringement Festival

Performances of Small Theatre, Musicals, Poetry, Comedy, Fire, Magicians, Psychics, and Film

It runs July 24th to August 3rd at

seriously too many venues to list.


A masterpiece of political theatre

by Chile's world-renowned writer and Human Rights Activist

May 22nd - June 14th 2014

(No show Friday, June 13th)

The Manny Fried Playhouse

Nickel City Opera presents TOSCA by Giacomo Puccini

Nickel City Opera returns for their 6th glorious season at the Riviera Theatre.

The Puccini classic piece is woven into a musically structured classic complete with sumptuous period costumes. It is one of Puccini's best-known lyrical arias for the opera buffs.

Features internationally acclaimed soprano Michele Capalbo.


Friday June 27, 2014 to Sunday June 29, 2014


The Broadway Musical

July 31 - August 8th

Who doesn't know this classic tale?

This Disney show has won over forty-four major theater awards from around the globe.

It includes some of the best loved songs of stage including "A Spoon Full of Sugar", "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious", "Chim Chim Cher-ee", and "Jolly Holiday"

ARTPARK - Lewiston, New York

July 31 - August 8th 2014

THE CURIOUS SAVAGE by John Patrick Shanley

Shanley's sharp wit and keen eye for the dramatics make this a must see.

The writer of the Academy award winning screenplay for "Moonstruck" and Pulitzer Prize and

Tony award play "Doubt: A Parable" shows why he is a master at his craft.

AURORA PLAYERS - Roycrost Pavillion

May 23 - 25, 30- 31, June 1, & 6 - 8, 2014

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Mark C. Lloyd Mark C. LLoyd is a published Poet and a produced Playwright who resides in Lockport, New York. As a Playwright, Director, board member and production consultant he has worked with many theater companies in the Buffalo, New York area. To date he has directed over two dozen of his own one-act plays.

In 2009 Mark won an award for Directing from the Theatre Association of New York State and in May of 2006he won the award for Writing "Hollywood Dreams-A Monologue”. He has been the featured reader and host at numerous Poetry events and has self-produced several artistic and theater productions.

His self-published Poetry chap book from 2010 “Warm Blooded Mornings” is still available for sale as well as his 2012 miniature book “It’s The Place You’llFind Me” by Destitute Press. In 2013 Mark's book “Unfinished Suite: Poetry & Prose” was released by No FrillsPublishing and was described as “… Lloyd has mastered the art of living in each moment. He captures and brilliantly documents the details of those moments that most take for granted, as if he sees the future and recognizes the fortune in front of him. He breathes life into every day human interactions.”

PresentlyMark is working on editing another book of Poetry, a Novella and two books of Plays as well as the possibility of Writing and Directing a few independent film projects.


Save $$$ on Tickets to:
Matilda in BuffaloMatilda
(Runs 4/12 - 4/17)
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical in BuffaloBeautiful: The Carole King Musical
(Runs 3/8 - 3/13)
(Runs 11/27 - 12/6)
42nd Street in Buffalo42nd Street
(Runs 2/11 - 2/11)
Dirty Dancing in BuffaloDirty Dancing
(Runs 5/3 - 5/8)
Irving Berlin's White Christmas in BuffaloIrving Berlin's White Christmas
(Runs 12/15 - 12/20)