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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 90 attractions in Buffalo
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Theaters
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English first
New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 NEW

Incredible theater restored to its hey-day glory. A perfect venue for B'way traveling shows etc.Showcases the best shows in the best way possible.

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West Henrietta, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

First time for me to see a play here. Fabulous old time elegant decor, knowledgeable and friendly ushers, excellent acoustics, flutes of champagne available--a wonderful time. We saw the musical "Once" Wow! Talented, skillful performers sang, danced, acted, and played instruments, often at the same time. A tour de force--and a novel and interesting plot, also. Would go back again... More

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Top Contributor
98 reviews 98 reviews
21 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

One of the hidden gems in Buffalo. Wonderful interior: old elegance from turn of the century. Everything perfect. Great seating. We saw Musical "Once": GREAT MUSIC, lots of fun

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Buffalo, New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Was at Sheas for a concert. This place is really neat. Very well kept. Several bars with reasonable prices. Very clean. Easy access via the subway. Would go back for sure.

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Angelica, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

This is a great place to see events. A bit small with the service bars located in the main travel area, but other than that nice place with great people.

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Buffalo, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This is a showpiece. The way one imagines theaters should be built like. Just beautiful, fully restored!!! A walk back in time.

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Niagara Falls, New York
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78 reviews 78 reviews
15 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Sheas is one Buffalo landmark that everyone should experience in their lives. The theater is amazingly beautiful. There are always great shows, plays, concerts, etc. being performed, something to sure please everyone. My family got my husband & I Wicked tickets for Christmas, so we went here on a date night. This was my 2nd time seeing Wicked, and I... More

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Buffalo, New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

just a great theatre. the shows that are brought to Buffalo are first rate and it is just a fun place to go to see a broadway show.

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Hamilton, Canada
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17 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

this is a very beautiful theatre. it's worth the visit even if you're not a theatre lover. there are often shows of all kinds playing here, just find something that suits your fancy. the theatre has been meticulously restored. this is a great asset for buffalo

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Albion, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

We went to go see Wicked. Great performance! Venue is breathtaking and worth strolling around for a bit, so get there early. The seats were a little tight. So be sure to put your coat in the coat check that is available. We will be back so to see another performance. Also to get to the front entrance there is... More

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