O’Connell & Company was founded in 1995 by Buffalo award-winning actress Mary Kate O’Connell. Performing for what will now be their 25th year, O’Connell & Company has grown into one of WNY’s most respected resident theaters.O'Connell & Company
Enjoy a prix-fixe dinner and show themed cocktail to make your evening complete. New menus are crafted for each performance using seasonal ingredients. Dinner reservations are strongly recommended for our Broadway shows, and the Bistro is also available for private rentals.Make a Reservation
Second Generation Theatre was founded by University at Buffalo graduates Kristin Bentley, Arin Lee Dandes, and Kelly Copps; to encourage a new generation of theatregoers to become involved in the arts.Second Generation Theatre
Shea’s Smith Theatre, formerly Laube’s Old Spain Restaurant, established in the year 2000. It has transformed into a viable 200 seat black box theater, hosting Off-Broadway productions, comedians, and collaborative productions with local theatre companies.
Currently, Shea’s Smith Theatre has two companies in residence: the O’Connell & Company and Second Generation Theatre, each offering a three-show season in our theater.
Shea’s Bistro & Bar offers full dinner service during the Shea’s Buffalo Five Star Bank Broadway performances. Enjoy a prix-fixe dinner and show-themed cocktails to make your evening complete. New menus are crafted for each performance using seasonal ingredients. Reservations are strongly recommended and can be made by clicking on the link below:
Give the gift of Shea’s! You can use our gift cards to purchase tickets to events at Shea’s Buffalo Theatre, Shea’s Smith Theatre, and Shea's 710 Theatre. The gift card can also be used for food and beverage purchases at Shea's Bistro and Bar, and during performances at Shea’s bars and concession counters.
For your convenience and safety, we're moving away from paper tickets. Your phone is now your ticket! This shift will enhance your experience at Shea’s Buffalo Theatre by providing a contactless and more eco-friendly way to enter our theater safely and efficiently, while also reducing the risk of lost, stolen, or counterfeit tickets.