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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The Kenny Awards

“The Kenny” was created in 1993 in honor of the late Dr. Ken Lipke, and is presented by Shea's Performing Arts Center and the Lipke Foundation to recognize hundreds of outstanding musical productions from local high schools. The Kenny Awards are open to any high school that produces a musical in Erie, Niagara, Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, and Allegany counties.

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