POSTPONED (NEW DATE TBA) Escape to Margaritaville

POSTPONED (NEW DATE TBA)...

Jun 2-7, 2020
CANCELLED – David Feherty – Live Off Tour

CANCELLED – David...

Jun 26, 2020
Anastasia

Anastasia

Sep 8-13, 2020
Tootsie

Tootsie

Oct 3-10, 2020
RESCHEDULED – Shea’s Black-Tie Gala

RESCHEDULED –...

Oct 23, 2020
Hamilton

Hamilton

Nov 4-22, 2020
The Band’s Visit

The Band’s Visit

Dec 1-6, 2020
Pretty Woman

Pretty Woman

Jan 26-31, 2021
Oklahoma

Oklahoma

Feb 23-28, 2021
Riverdance

Riverdance

Mar 19-21, 2021
My Fair Lady

My Fair Lady

Mar 23-28, 2021
Dear Evan Hansen

Dear Evan Hansen

Apr 13-18, 2021
Ain’t Too Proud

Ain’t Too Proud

May 11-16, 2021
Disney’s Frozen

Disney’s Frozen

Jun 16-27, 2021
CANCELLED – The Kenny Awards

CANCELLED – The Kenny...

Past: May 16, 2020
POSTPONED (NEW DATE TBA) – Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me!

POSTPONED (NEW DATE TBA)...

Past: Apr 30, 2020
POSTPONED (NEW DATE TBA) – Jim Rome

POSTPONED (NEW DATE TBA)...

Past: Apr 11, 2020

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Est. 1926

Shea’s Buffalo Theatre, the historic crown jewel of Shea’s PAC, opened in 1926 under the moniker of “The Wonder Theatre,” and was the dream of Michael Shea. Originally serving as a movie house under Paramount Pictures with “an acre of seats,” it would later stage vaudeville shows and play host to the likes of the Marx Brothers, Frank Sinatra, George Burns, Bob Hope, and more in the 1930’s. Later in the 1970’s, to save the theater from demolition, a group of concerned people formed The Friends of Buffalo Theatre. This not-for-profit organization worked to bring about a preliminary restoration and was responsible for getting Shea’s listed on the National Register for Historic Places. Over the past 20 years, there has been over $30 million in restoration completed, all by volunteers, at Shea’s which allows Buffalo to keep the only surviving Tiffany designed theater in magnificent condition for our patrons and the community.

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Shea's Buffalo Souvenir Cups

We are pleased to present our new Shea’s Buffalo Souvenir Cup! With a $3 purchase (beverage not included), you can now take a drink back to your seat to enjoy during the show. Now available for purchase at any of our lobby bars and concession counters, these are limited edition and completely re-usable at all events.

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Historic Tours

Experience the original history and living grandeur in one of North America's most beautiful theaters. Tours are available by appointment only, offered on non-show days so we can show you all of Shea's Buffalo Theatre. We also offer educational tours geared towards student groups (grades 3-12), free of charge! Please call (716) 829-1166 to make reservations in advance.

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By becoming a donor of Shea's Performing Arts Center, you enable us to continue our mission of restoration, educational outreach, and operations in order to provide our community with live performing arts experiences and innovative and effective educational experiences fostering an appreciation of live theatre by area youth.

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