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Shea's Performing Arts Center

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Address: 646 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14202
Phone Number: 716 847 1410
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Sat 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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We arrived for a concert that had been cancelled in November due to the snow storm. We found that people were sitting in our seats. After the theater volunteer confirmed we both... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We arrived for a concert that had been cancelled in November due to the snow storm. We found that people were sitting in our seats. After the theater volunteer confirmed we both had the same seats he called down to the box office. A person met us at our seats and then took us down to the box office to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Love this venue. Its an older Theatre, but the history is amazing. Always clean staff is wonderful. If you are there for a play or a comedy show it is comfotable seating, and you can see wherever you are seated.

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Buffalo, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Although this is a beautiful venue for concerts and shows, I am very disappointed in the way my husband and I were treated here recently, and management's failure to address my concern. While attending a John Mellencamp concert in May, we were unaware of their "no photos" policy, as many people were taking photos. As my (62 yr old) husband... More 

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Buffalo
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I visited Shea's recently to see "The Book of Mormon" and was pleasantly surprised by the overall change in the Theater District. A formerly decrepit block now looks completely different. The theater itself is as ornate and beautiful as ever with nice sight lines and acoustics. The staff is friendly and eager to assist patrons. Overall, Shea's is a great... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This is one of my favorite spots in Buffalo. They are doing an excellent job restoring this piece of Buffalo's past and bringing a taste of Broadway and other entertainment to Buffalo. Not to mention that tales of it's haunted history makes it worth taking a tour.

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Lancaster, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This was my first year as a season ticket holder for the 2014/15 Performance schedule at Shea's Buffalo and I am renewing. Not only were the productions first rate- the venue in Buffalo is gem we should all be proud of. The restoration efforts over the past Decade have restored this theatre to a near pristine condition. If there was... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The play was very funny, song and music was great. The dancing numbers were very well organized. The ushers were very helpful in finding our seats.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Wonderful vendors, the theatre itself is gorgeous. Highly recommend seeing! Very detailed and ornate, next time I hope to see a show.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Came for the Mellencamp concert having missed it in our home town. The theater is very pretty architecturally. I liked the look of it, and for a concert the sound was very good! The seating inside is a bit tight, but we managed. Fair warning you can't take drinks in with you. They sell them in the lobby but you... More 

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Florida, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

While touring Buffalo we stopped here to see the building and were informed very rudely that we could not even stand just inside the door to look around - so don't count on checking this place out while strolling by. Don't even open the doors unless you want to be treated poorly by a big fat slob eating snacks on... More 

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Additional Information about Shea's Performing Arts Center

Address: 646 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14202
Phone Number: 716 847 1410
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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