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The Night Alive

by The Staff October 15, 2015


  Curtain Call Theatre’s latest production is by one of Broadway’s most successful contemporary playwrights. Conor McPherson snagged Tony Award nominations for his dramas Shining City and The Weir, and Curtain Call is presenting his Drama ...

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The Commons of Pensacola

by The Staff September 3, 2015


  Actress Amanda Peet turned playwright in 2013 with this drama loosely based on the fallout from the Bernie Madoff scandal. The Commons of Pensacola, which is getting its regional premiere beginning this weekend at Curtain ...

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Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

by The Staff May 21, 2015


  Christopher Durang’s 2013 Tony Award-winning comedy makes its Capital Region debut beginning this weekend at Curtain Call Theatre. Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike is both a wacky farce and a gloss on Chekhov, ...

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Tigers Be Still

by The Staff January 15, 2015


    Curtain Call Theatre will brighten the cold days of winter with the “quirky, endearing new dark comedy” Tigers Be Still by Kim Rosenstock about the trials and tribulations of an art therapist burdened with a ...

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Shaken, Not Stirred

by Alexander M. Stern September 18, 2014


  Curtain Call kicks off its 15th season with the regional premiere of A.R. Gurney’s Family Furniture, a wickedly funny piece of postwar Americana. It is summertime on the shores of Lake Erie. Here, Buffalo’s elite play ...

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Rag and Bone

by Alexander M. Stern April 10, 2014


  The experience of seeing Arthur Miller’s The Price at the Curtain Call Theater begins before the lights even dim. Amid the pre-show chatter and the rustling of playbills, the eye is drawn to the curious pile ...

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Good People

by The Staff January 9, 2014


  The past looms large in David Lindsay-Abaire’s Tony Award-nominated, “Southie”-set 2011 working-class drama, which opens tomorrow night (Friday) at Curtain Call Theatre. When the single mother of a handicapped adult child loses her dead-end cashier’s job, ...

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by The Staff October 17, 2013


  At the end of Arthur Miller’s wrenching The Crucible, Salem witch-trial schemer Abigail Williams runs away into the night, having wreaked havoc on Puritan society—and causing the deaths of her innocent neighbors. Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa’s Abigail/1702 ...

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One Slight Hitch

by The Staff September 5, 2013


  A bride’s ex-boyfriend dropping in on her wedding day is certainly a cause for family panic. Such is the premise of One Slight Hitch, by Lewis Black--and he knows a bit about panic. You may know ...

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These Shining Lives

by The Staff February 22, 2013


  Curtain Call Theatre is currently presenting the regional premiere of Melanie Marnich’s These Shining Lives, a true-to-life play about working women whose jobs are, literally, killing them. Set in the early 20th century, These Shining Lives ...

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by The Staff October 17, 2012


  Beginning Friday, Curtain Call Theatre will present the regional premiere of Opus, Michael Hollinger’s drama about a string quartet learning a Beethoven piece to perform at the White House. Of course, the drama isn’t just ...

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Crimes of the Heart

by The Staff September 7, 2012


Beginning tonight (Friday), Curtain Call Theatre will invite you to share the romantic and family drama of three Mississippi sisters in Beth Henley’s 1981 play, the Drama Critics Circle Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning Crimes of ...

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Wrong Window!

by The Staff May 24, 2012


If you love mysteries so much that you enjoy a good parody of the genre, then Billy van Zandt and Jane Milmore’s Wrong Window! is the play for you. Curtain Call Theatre will present this ...

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The Sweepers

by The Staff January 12, 2011

Playwright John C. Picardi has ambitious plans. He intends to write a series of 10 plays chronicling the Italian-American experience in the 20th century. Yup. One for each decade. He has two under his belt ...

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