Performing Arts

Buffalo Takes Center Stage

Home to 22 professional theater companies, the Grammy Award-winning Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and certified gems like the Colored Musician’s Club, Buffalo’s performing arts scene is unmatched in Western New York.

 

Arrive early for a Broadway show at Shea’s Performing Arts Center to take in its century-old opulence. Support up-and-coming playwrights at the Alleyway Theatre, or experience a cutting-edge performance at Torn Space Theater.  See an Afro-centric masterwork at the Paul Robeson Theatre. Attend the city’s annual Curtain Up! gala. Check out the local music scene at nightspots throughout town. Or attend a concert with a view at Artpark. Scan our events page and venues listed below to find the live performances taking place while you’re in town, or plan a Buffalo trip centered around theater or music.

 

With many watering holes waiting until 4 a.m. for last call, you could say Buffalo knows a thing or two about nightlife. From old-school taverns and hopping bars to craft beers, casinos and live music, the Nickel City parties from dusk to near dawn.

Alleyway Theatre

Alleyway Theatre

One Curtain Up Alley
Buffalo, NY 14202

(716) 852-2600

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ALT Theatre

ALT Theatre

255 Great Arrow Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14207

(716) 868-6847

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AMC Market Arcade 8

AMC Market Arcade 8

639 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14203

(716) 803-6250

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American Repertory Theatre of WNY

American Repertory Theatre of WNY

Compass Performing Arts Center
Buffalo, NY 14222

(716) 697-0837

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Amherst Symphony Orchestra

Amherst Symphony Orchestra

55 Kings Highway
Amherst, NY 14226

(716) 633-4606

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Ars Nova Musicians Chamber Orchestra

Ars Nova Musicians Chamber Orchestra

Kleinhans Music Hall
Buffalo, NY 14201

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Artpark

Artpark

450 South 4th Street
Lewiston, NY 14092

(716) 754-4375

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ArtsCanisius

ArtsCanisius

2001 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14208

(716) 888-2536

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Aurora Players

Aurora Players

166 South Grove Street
East Aurora, NY 14052

(716) 687-6727

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Aurora Theatre and Popcorn Shop

Aurora Theatre and Popcorn Shop

673 Main Street
East Aurora, NY 14052

(716) 652-1660

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Babeville

Babeville

341 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14202

(716) 852-3835

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Bears Den At Seneca Niagara Casino

Bears Den At Seneca Niagara Casino

310 4th Street
Niagara Falls, NY 14203

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