PUMP BOYS & DINETTES

Sponsored by M& T Bank, Beechwood Continuing Care, The Buffalo News and Daemen College

September 5 — October 7, 2018

Part of the 2018-2019 Season

The 'Pump Boys' sell high octane on Highway 57 in Grand Ole Opry country and the 'Dinettes', Prudie and Rhetta Cupp, run the Double Cupp diner next door. Together they fashion an evening of country, rhythm and blues and rockabilly songs that received unanimous raves on and off-Broadway and a 1982 Tony nomination for best musical. Touching and hilarious stories told with  guitars, piano, bass and, yes, kitchen utensils.

The running time of the production is approximately 90 minutes, including intermission.

Individual tickets and Season Subscriptions are currently available.

An Evening of Bossa Nova Music with The Wazmopolitans and Vocalist Sue Kincaid

Ticket Price: $20

October 12, 2018 8:00 pm

Part of the Phil & Colleen Morey/Donald & Barbara Newman Cabaret Series

Bossa Nova came to America like a cool but powerful force in the 60s as a lyrical fusion between Brazilian samba and American Jazz.  The Wazmopolitans and special vocalist Sue Kincaid will feature samba and bossa classics by Antonio Carlos Jobim, Joao Gilberto, Burt Bacharach (“The Look of Love,” “Close to You,” “Walk on By”) and more!  

Since the 1980s, Sue Kincaid has been performing and  recording music throughout Western New York and the city of Buffalo, delivering it with a fiery passion that is soulful yet serene. The upcoming performance at MusicalFare Theatre gives her yet another opportunity to explore Bossa Nova/Samba and  Latin songs of love with three outstanding area musicians.   

Forbidden Broadway's Greatest Hits

Ticket Price: $30 (see dates and times, below)

October 19 — November 4, 2018

Part of the Phil & Colleen Morey/Donald & Barbara Newman Cabaret Series

A musical revue that parodies Broadway Musicals (like CHICAGO, WICKED, PHANTOM, LES MIS and many others) and famous personalities (like Liza Minnelli, Barbra Streisand and Mandy Patinkin) with wit, charm and hysterical lyrics!  Featuring Marc Sacco, Maria Droz, Dan Urtz and Nicole Marrale-Cimato with Michael Wachowiak making his directorial debut!

Show dates & times:

Oct. 19 at 8 pm

Oct. 21 at 2 pm

Oct. 27 at 4pm & 8 pm

Oct. 28 at 2 pm

Nov 3 at 4pm & 8 pm

Nov 4 at 2 pm

International Jazz Vocalist Carol Welsman

Presented by JazzBuffalo. Ticket Price: $30

October 20, 2018 8:00 pm

Part of the Phil & Colleen Morey/Donald & Barbara Newman Cabaret Series

Carol Welsman, the internationally acclaimed singer and pianist whose expressive vocal styling and dynamic stage presence have captivated audiences around the world makes a special appearance at the Cabaret Lounge. Presented by JazzBuffalo, the 6-time Juno Award Nominee will be joined by the legendary jazz guitarist from NYC/Pittsburgh, Eric Johnson, and bassist extraordinaire Dan Wasson. 

Name That Show Tune 2018

Sponsored by Crowley Webb

October 26, 2018 7:00 pm

So, you think you know Musicals? Come test your knowledge at MusicalFare's new fundraiser!

 

THE THREE MUSKETEERS

Presented with All For One Theatrical Productions: Irish Classical Theatre, MusicalFare Theatre, Road Less Traveled Productions, Shea's 710 Theatre & Theatre of Youth.

November 1 — November 18, 2018

Strength.  Unity.   Courage.

Through these tenets, one can always defend their beliefs.  Set in 1625, this classic tale of swashbuckling adventure explores the themes of heroism, secrets, and the greatest of all - love.  Come on an epic journey with our Musketeers in this collaborative production by five local theaters - giving new meaning to "all for one and one for all." 

This production is being performed at Shea's 710 Theatre and is not a part of MusicalFare's Subscription Season.   Tickets are purchased through the Shea's Box Office/Ticketmaster (click the link above).  

CHRISTMAS OVER THE TAVERN

Sponsored by Hodgson Russ, KeyBank and Daemen College

November 14 — December 16, 2018

Part of the 2018-2019 Season

A World Premiere musical from acclaimed playwright and Buffalo native, Tom Dudzick, that features an all-new holiday story ABOUT Buffalo’s favorite family, the Pazinskis, from his OVER THE TAVERN series.  Christmas 1959 is not very merry for the Pazinskis.  Dad is going through a mid-life depression and refuses to buy a Christmas tree. Sister Clarissa is threatening to expel 12-year-old Rudy for performing a blasphemous one-man Nativity Scene where he plays all the characters as Hollywood celebrities and everyone is worried that this may be their last Christmas together as a whole family. It’s a brand new chapter in this WNY tradition!

Individual tickets and Season Subscriptions are currently available.

RAGTIME

Sponsored by M&T Bank, Lawley, The Buffalo News and Daemen College

February 13 — March 17, 2019

Part of the 2018-2019 Season

Written by the award-winning  team of Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens (ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, SEUSSICAL,) and noted playwright Terrence McNally, and based on E.L. Doctorow's distinguished novel, RAGTIME was the winner of the 1998 Tony Awards for Best Score and Book and both the Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for Best Musical and Best Score. Called by TIME Magazine "a triumph for the stage," this acclaimed musical is filled with pageantry, emotion and hope, bursting onto the stage like no other. 

Individual tickets and Season Subscriptions are currently available.

LATE IN THE EVENING: THE WORLD ACCORDING TO PAUL SIMON

Sponsored by M&T Bank, CrowleyWebb and Daemen College

April 24 — May 26, 2019

Part of the 2018-2019 Season

An exciting world premiere collaboration between musician/actor Zak Ward (BUDDY, RING OF FIRE) and MusicalFare!  The music and stories of Paul Simon are front and center with dancers highlighted in featured numbers.  Including a six piece band at center stage, this music/dance revue does not try to tell a single story but groups Paul Simon numbers by subject and emotion, highlighting the artistry of one of American music’s greatest storytellers. 

Individual tickets and Season Subscriptions are currently available.

FIRST DATE

Sponsored by M&T Bank, The Buffalo News and Daemen College

July 10 — August 11, 2019

Part of the 2018-2019 Season

When blind date newbie Aaron is set up with serial-dater Casey, a casual drink at a busy New York restaurant turns into a hilarious high-stakes dinner. As the date unfolds in real time, the couple quickly finds that they are not alone on this unpredictable evening  when other restaurant patrons transform into supportive best friends, manipulative exes and protective parents, who sing and dance them through ice-breakers, appetizers and potential conversational land mines. Can this couple turn what could be a dating disaster into something special before the check arrives?

Individual tickets and Season Subscriptions are currently available.