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Shea’s Performing Arts Center to Reopen September 2021

Shea’s Performing Arts Center and Albert Nocciolino Announces New Dates for the M&T Bank Broadway Series at Shea’s Buffalo Theatre in Collaboration with Peer Upstate Theatres


Buffalo, NY, April 13, 2021 – Shea’s Performing Arts Center President Michael G. Murphy and Broadway Partner-Producer Albert Nocciolino, along with our peer upstate theatres, Proctors Collaborative in Schenectady, RBTL Auditorium Theatre in Rochester, Famous Artists at The Landmark Theatre in Syracuse, The Broadway Theatre League at the Forum in Binghamton, and the Clemens Center in Elmira will announce the new Broadway season dates today.

During the pandemic shutdown, these theatres, along with The Stanley Theatre in Utica, The State Theatre in Ithaca, the Bardovon in Poughkeepsie, Ulster Performing Arts Center in Kingston, The Palace in Albany, and The Smith in Geneva, have collaborated continually to learn and to effectively meet the challenges brought on by the shutdown. Moving forward, the group will continue its association and work by sharing information, efforts, and expertise, in order to establish best practices for reopening all our venues.

“The past year has been challenging, but a new season is upon us. Live theatre will return to Buffalo this fall,” said Murphy. “We are so grateful to this community and our loyal subscribers for standing by us during this extraordinary time. We cannot wait to raise the curtain for Buffalo’s Theatre District and see our city bustling again.”

Upon reopening, Shea’s Buffalo Theatre will inform patrons of all our health requirements and social etiquette procedures, as safety is our top priority. Shea’s will follow CDC and NYS guidelines when planning for a safe return to the theatre this fall, and details will be shared when available.

“Thank you to our loyal season subscribers and patrons for your patience, commitment, and support during this time. We would not be where we are today without all of you,” added Nocciolino. “We stand by our commitment to bring you the best of Broadway and each of the great shows we promised. Buffalo is a favorite stop for touring Broadway productions. The shows cannot wait to get back on the road and entertain audiences across the country.”

For patron convenience and safety, season tickets will be accessible on your mobile device. Patrons will log into their My Shea’s Account to access or download tickets onto their mobile device when their season ticket package is paid in full. Please go towww.sheas.org for instructions on how to access your My Shea’s account. Mobile ticketing will enhance the patron experience at Shea’s Buffalo Theatre by providing a truly contactless and eco-conscious way to enter our theatre safely and efficiently while also reducing the risk of lost, stolen, or counterfeit tickets.

We are delighted to share with you the new dates for the upcoming M&T Bank Broadway Series.

THE NEW M&T BANK BROADWAY SERIES: This series includes all of the productions we announced in March 2020.