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Shea's Performing Arts Center

646 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14202
716 847 1410
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Ranked #2 of 101 Attractions in Buffalo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters, Performances
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Tonawanda, New York
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We attended Mama Mia, and as always loved the experience. Its a cliché, but regarding the theater, they just don't make 'em like this any more. It's absolutely gorgeous and the continuing restoration is evident. To think that this jewel was once close to being torn . Thanks goodness for the far-sighted people who saved it. It's something that Buffalo... More

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NY
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77 reviews 77 reviews
18 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This is a beautiful venue with great acoustics. It's s great place to see a concert or a show. We sat in the lower balcony last time & those were great seats. The floor seats looked great too. Next time I'm going to try for them. Will definitely return. Tip: dinosaur barbeque was within walking distance & a great place... More

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Lockport, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

A beautiful historic venue right on Buffalos historic main st. Inside is eloquent and beautiful. I try to catch any play featured there. Stop in and enjoy one of Buffalos most overlooked venues and attractions!

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Buffalo, New York
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431 reviews 431 reviews
220 attraction reviews
198 helpful votes 198 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Great fun musical Wonderful theater. A hidden gem in a decaying city Try to see some production here!!! BEAUTIFUL 19th C ambience Never a bad seat. Sadly (unlike Toronto theaters) you can't bring drinks or popcorn to your seats

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East Concord, New York
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

This is one of the many shows that I have seen at Shea's and it didn't disappoint! The theatre itself has been refurbished and is quite beautiful!

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Buffalo, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

What a fanastic show, I saw Mrs Battle when I was in high school at Carnegie Hall. Now I reside in Buffalo and it was an awesome treat to be able to hear such an angelic voice from an artist that I have loved for many years.

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Buffalo, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Call get tickets and go to Buffalos finest , the plays and events at Shea's can not be topped maybe better than anything NYC has got . Beautifully restored ,well kept and maintained, you will like it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My best friend and I were staying in Chautauqua for the weekend and decided to take a trip up to Buffalo to see Shaping Sounds. I was really impressed with the theater and it's friendly staff. We were sitting in the loge seats and they were great! I can't wait to come back here to see The Phantom of the... More

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Visiting Buffalo? This is FOR SURE definitely a place to visit and even go to a performance at. Very Stunning Theater.

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Irwin, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

While in the Falls area on a trip my wife saw a advertisement for the broadway series at the theater. We would only be in town a few days but were able to purchase e-tickets online though Ticketmaster. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolored Dreamcoat played its final performance that evening.....we enjoyed it immensely The seating was comfortable. The orchestra and... More

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