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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 100 Attractions in Buffalo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters
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51 reviews 51 reviews
22 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

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
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

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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New York City, New York
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

There were no performances scheduled at Shea's for when we were in Buffalo, so we decided to go on the behind-the-scene tour instead. Are we glad we did. Our very knowledgeable and engaging tour guide, Fabian, gave us a thorough tour that highlighted the history and restoration of this marvelous space--the last surviving Tiffany-designed theater in the U.S.! We can't... More

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Owen Sound
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We went to Shea's to see Joseph and the Dreamcoat. We sat in the balcony on the right side. The view and sound were good. The theater is beautiful. We enjoyed the show and would return.

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buffalo, ny
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Great shows. The Broadway Series this year is excellent. Beautifully restored to its original renowned architecture.

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Hamburg, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Over the years we have enjoyed live theater, many music performances by great artists and always been extremely pleased. There is not a bad seat in the house. Restoration has brought these beautiful lady back to her original grandeur. They offer a large variety to suit many folks tastes.

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Williamsville, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This place is amazing. We love coming here and the restorations are fabulous. An elegant evening every time!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Over the last decade, this theatre has seen a lot of restoration and feels like a walk back into a time of opulence. Seats are comfortable and the acoustics terrific. Always a pleasure to see a show here.

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Shea's has been an institution in Buffalo for years. The theater is absolutely beautiful and just underwent a major restoration. Originally a movie theater it became the destination for major Broadway shows. It lives up to it's place among the best venues for top productions. If you visit Buffalo it is a must see and if there's a show it's... More

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Cheektowaga, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

When you walk into this theater you will be amazed, as I was the first time I walked into the building. It takes you back in time and is absolutely breathtaking. I am so proud to have such a beautiful building in our city.

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