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Kinky Boots at the Shea's Buffalo Theatre, Buffalo

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Kinky Boots is one of Broadway's most successful new musicals, snapping up six 2013 Tony Awards including Best Musical! The uplifting show tells the tale of a failing family-run shoe factory in England whose business trajectory is changed (and saved!) thanks to the influence of a stiletto-wearing drag queen named Lola.

The Book of Mormon at the Shea's Buffalo Theatre, Buffalo

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From 2 Jun 2015

With NINE Tony Awards - including Best Musical - a Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, and top New York critic Ben Brantley himself calling it the "best new musical of the century", this is one show you won't want to miss when it comes to a stage near you. Yes, that's right - you no longer have to fly to Broadway to catch this worldwide phenomenon, the boys are bringing it to you!

Wild Kratts - Live at the Shea's Buffalo Theatre, Buffalo

Wild Kratts - Live

3 May 2015

The Kratt Brothers are leaping off your tv screens and going on tour with their live stage show. The stars behind PBS' animated show Wild Kratts present a wildly entertaining live experience, featuring lots of audience participation and cool facts about the animal kingdom.

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John Mellencamp at the Shea's Buffalo Theatre, Buffalo

John Mellencamp

9 May 2015

John Mellencamp is embarking on a truly massive tour in 2015, in support of his latest record Plain Spoken. Released on September 23rd, the new record is Mellencamp's first in four years and is set to be yet another impressive entry in the catalogue of the man they call "The Voice of the Heartland".

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Criss Angel: Mindfreak Live at the Shea's Buffalo Theatre, Buffalo

Criss Angel: Mindfreak Live

26 May 2015

The most-viewed magician in the world thanks to a hefty Youtube following and sex appeal to a new generation of magic fans, Criss Angel has dominated the world of magic as the biggest name in magic on the planet. Combining new methods to old favorites as well as developing revolutionary new illusions, he's managed to carve out a following in little over a decade that rivals the likes of David Copperfield. Now he brings his widely viewed TV series Mindfreak on a limited LIVE tour across the nation.

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In The Mood at the Shea's Buffalo Theatre, Buffalo

In The Mood

31 May 2015

IN THE MOOD is the 1940s Big Band, Song and Swing Dance Revue that celebrates America's Greatest Generation through the music of Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman, The Andrews Sisters, Frank Sinatra and more with music arrangements, costumes and choreography that are as authentic as it gets! It's a sentimental, romantic, nostalgic, jazzy and patriotic tribute to America's Swing Era.

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Pokemon: Symphonic Evolutions at the Shea's Buffalo Theatre, Buffalo

Pokemon: Symphonic Evolutions

14 Jun 2015

From Pallet Town to the Unova region, no Pokemon trainer's journey is complete without an incredible soundtrack! From the memorable joy of the road themes, to the ominous onset of an approaching trainer battle, Pokefans young and old will be just as familiar with Junichi Masuda's composition as they are with Pikachu and the other 700 plus Pokemon.

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Newsies at the Shea's Buffalo Theatre, Buffalo

Newsies

From 29 Sep 2015

The record-breaking, Tony Award-winning Broadway phenomenon that tells the story of an unlikely band of underdogs who take on the biggest names in publishing in an "inspirational" (The Hollywood Reporter) fight for justice, is touring the country!

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Matilda - The Musical at the Shea's Buffalo Theatre, Buffalo

Matilda - The Musical

From 3 Nov 2015

Matilda is a story about dreaming big, even though you may just be little. This hit musical is based on Roald Dahl's much-loved book of the same name, which tells the tale of an extraordinary child with hideous parents and an even more horrible headmistress. The production is given the musical treatment by the combined talents of Tim Minchin and the Royal Shakespeare Company - a winning combination earning it four awards at the 2013 Tonys!

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Annie at the Shea's Buffalo Theatre, Buffalo

Annie

From 8 Dec 2015

Leapin' lizards... Annie is coming to town! Annie is a delightful theatrical experience for the entire family. Don't miss this Tony-nominated Broadway production of the timeless family tale of Little Orphan Annie. This season's tour stars talented nine-year old actress Issie Swickle in the lead role performing classics like 'Tomorrow' and 'Hard Knock Life'!

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Pippin at the Shea's Buffalo Theatre, Buffalo

Pippin

From 26 Jan 2016

A young prince sets out on a journey to find the ultimate meaning of life in the vaudevillian spectacular of Pippin, from Godspell creator Stephen Schwartz. Told by a roving cast of an anachronistic acting troupe, the musical first wowed audiences in 1972, seducing them with the astonishing musical fable, set to a rousing 1970's rock score, including the hits 'Magic to Do' and 'I Guess I'll Miss the Man.'

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Beautiful: The Carole King Musical at the Shea's Buffalo Theatre, Buffalo

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

From 15 Mar 2016

Tracing the career of Carole King, and endorsed by the beloved Grammy winner herself, Beautiful is the feel good hit of 2014, scoring two 2014 Tony Awards. Described by The New York Times as 'A complex, revitalizing portrait of the real, conflicted person within the reluctant star', we learn about King's inspiring, but rocky road to the icon she is today.

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Dirty Dancing at the Shea's Buffalo Theatre, Buffalo

Dirty Dancing

From 3 May 2016

Dirty Dancing treats you to an unprecedented live experience, exploding with achingly cool music, romance, and above all, sensational dancing. This touring production hews closely to the movie, packing in all its anthemic songs and cheesy one-liners with aplomb. It delivers everything the audiences can hope for - lots of sexy dancing and plenty of rock 'n' roll!

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Show Archive

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Lord Of The Dance
19 Mar 2011 - 19 Mar 2011

Chris Tucker
9 Sep 2011 - 9 Sep 2011

The Lion King
4 Oct 2011 - 30 Oct 2011

Stephanie Miller - Sexy Liberal Comedy Tour
19 Nov 2011 - 19 Nov 2011

The Addams Family
6 Dec 2011 - 11 Dec 2011

Jackie Evancho
15 Dec 2011 - 15 Dec 2011

Blast!
25 Jan 2012 - 25 Jan 2012

Sesame Street Live: Elmo's Super Heroes
22 Feb 2012 - 4 Mar 2012

Les Miserables
28 Feb 2012 - 4 Mar 2012

Monty Python's Spamalot
30 Mar 2012 - 31 Mar 2012

Stomp
13 Apr 2012 - 15 Apr 2012

South Pacific
1 May 2012 - 6 May 2012


19 May 2012 - 19 May 2012

Memphis - The Musical
5 Jun 2012 - 10 Jun 2012

Billy Elliot
25 Sep 2012 - 30 Sep 2012

Mike Epps
27 Oct 2012 - 27 Oct 2012

Jekyll & Hyde
30 Oct 2012 - 4 Nov 2012

So You Think You Can Dance?
9 Nov 2012 - 9 Nov 2012

Disney Live! Phineas and Ferb
10 Nov 2012 - 10 Nov 2012

Irving Berlin's White Christmas
4 Dec 2012 - 9 Dec 2012

Elvis Lives
31 Jan 2013 - 31 Jan 2013

Blue Man Group
8 Feb 2013 - 10 Feb 2013

Priscilla Queen of the Desert
19 Feb 2013 - 24 Feb 2013

Sesame Street Live: Elmo Makes Music
6 Mar 2013 - 10 Mar 2013

Sister Act
19 Mar 2013 - 24 Mar 2013

Celtic Woman
30 Mar 2013 - 30 Mar 2013

Fela!
5 Apr 2013 - 6 Apr 2013

Theresa Caputo
18 Apr 2013 - 18 Apr 2013

Anthony Bourdain
22 Apr 2013 - 22 Apr 2013

Jersey Boys
8 May 2013 - 18 May 2013

Celtic Thunder
28 Sep 2013 - 28 Sep 2013

Ghost - The Musical
15 Oct 2013 - 20 Oct 2013

Dinosaur Train Live
22 Oct 2013 - 22 Oct 2013

Jerry Seinfeld
8 Nov 2013 - 8 Nov 2013

War Horse
12 Nov 2013 - 17 Nov 2013

The Rascals: Once Upon a Dream
22 Nov 2013 - 22 Nov 2013

Brian Regan
6 Dec 2013 - 6 Dec 2013

Mythbusters: Behind The Myths
7 Dec 2013 - 7 Dec 2013

Mannheim Steamroller
8 Dec 2013 - 8 Dec 2013

How The Grinch Stole Christmas
17 Dec 2013 - 22 Dec 2013

Wicked
8 Jan 2014 - 26 Jan 2014

Rain - A Tribute to the Beatles
19 Feb 2014 - 20 Feb 2014

Sesame Street Live: Can't Stop Singing
5 Mar 2014 - 9 Mar 2014

Porgy and Bess
11 Mar 2014 - 16 Mar 2014

Once
25 Mar 2014 - 30 Mar 2014

Rock of Ages
1 Apr 2014 - 1 Apr 2014

Tyler Perry's Hell Hath No Fury Like A Woman Scorned
10 Apr 2014 - 10 Apr 2014

Shen Yun Performing Arts
24 Apr 2014 - 25 Apr 2014

Bill O'Reilly & Dennis Miller
26 Apr 2014 - 26 Apr 2014

Disney's Beauty And The Beast
29 Apr 2014 - 4 May 2014

Joe Bonamassa
9 May 2014 - 9 May 2014

Evita
10 Jun 2014 - 15 Jun 2014

Menopause - The Musical
18 Jul 2014 - 18 Jul 2014

Theresa Caputo
4 Oct 2014 - 4 Oct 2014

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
7 Oct 2014 - 12 Oct 2014

Shaping Sound
1 Nov 2014 - 1 Nov 2014

Mrs. Independent
2 Nov 2014 - 2 Nov 2014

Mamma Mia!
7 Nov 2014 - 9 Nov 2014

Neglia Ballet: The Nutcracker
29 Nov 2014 - 30 Nov 2014

Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella - The Musical
2 Dec 2014 - 7 Dec 2014

The Piano Guys
13 Dec 2014 - 13 Dec 2014

Motown - The Musical
20 Jan 2015 - 25 Jan 2015

Million Dollar Quartet
6 Feb 2015 - 7 Feb 2015

Chicago - The Musical
17 Feb 2015 - 22 Feb 2015

Dancing Pros Live
25 Feb 2015 - 25 Feb 2015

Let It Be: A Celebration Of The Music Of The Beatles
28 Feb 2015 - 28 Feb 2015

The Illusionists
6 Mar 2015 - 8 Mar 2015

Sesame Street Live: Make A New Friend
11 Mar 2015 - 15 Mar 2015

Phantom Of The Opera
18 Mar 2015 - 29 Mar 2015

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