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Style Spotlight: Michele Ragusa

blog by Avery Hartmans  • 

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Michele Ragusa has a job most of us can only dream of: she gets to star in Broadway productions, perform Monty Python’s “Spamalot” in front of thousands of people and wear $37,000 gowns. Not…

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Buffalo native Michele Ragusa wraps up star turn in ‘Gypsy’

blog by Ben Kirst  • 

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If you aren’t familiar with Michele Ragusa, charge yourself three demerits for Failure to Recognize a Famous Buffalonian.

Ragusa, raised in North Buffalo and a graduate…

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‘Rock of Ages’ looks to melt your face this weekend - VIDEO

blog by Kathryn Przybyla  • 

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Are you ready to rock, Buffalo?

“Rock of Ages,” the hugely popular Broadway musical set in 1987 is coming to Shea’s this weekend. The show…

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Haskell looks to be triple threat - AUDIO

blog by Kathryn Przybyla  • 

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WNY native Neil Haskell has been busy since his “So You Think You Can Dance” days.

Currently part of “Bring It On: the Musical”…

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Being Jekyll and Hyde with Constantine Maroulis - INTERVIEW

blog by Kathryn Przybyla  • 

{video_photo_caption}Photo credit: CHRIS BENNION - Constantine Maroulis as Henry Jekyll in JEKYLL & HYDE

Running at Shea’s through Nov. 4, Jeykll and Hyde stars former American Idol and Tony Award nominee Constantine Maroulis in the title dual role of Dr. Henry Jekyll and Edward Hyde, alongside Grammy Award nominee…

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A night out in the theater district - PHOTOS

blog by Kathryn Przybyla  • 

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If you’re in need of a little culture, look no further than a little section of town on Pearl Street.

Katie, our digital audience specialist and myself decided to spend a night out in Buffalo’s…

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Cinderella set to sparkle Artpark

blog by Kathryn Przybyla  • 

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Don’t be late for the ball!

This Thursday kicks off an eight performance run of everyone’s favorite classic fairytale, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella…

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Their hips don’t lie - VIDEO

blog by Kathryn Przybyla  • 

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Dance lessons can be some of the most fun and entertaining things you can do with your free time these days.

Having been a dancer for quite a few years, I’m a little biased. But something I’ve never done is take salsa lessons. I came across this…

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Buffalo’s Neil Haskell is back to Broadway

blog by Kathryn Przybyla  • 

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The boy has some serious moves.

After capturing the Queen City’s heart in the third season of “So You Think You Can Dance,” Neil Haskell has sky rocketed his career and landed on Broadway. After two stints on Broadway for “The Times…

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National tour of ‘American Idiot’ to make its Buffalo premiere

blog by Kathryn Przybyla  • 

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If you ever wanted to catch a rock-opera, this is the show.

At 10 a.m. this Friday, tickets go on sale for the emotionally charged Broadway show “American Idiot,”…

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Buffalo beats Broadway

blog by S.J. Velasquez  • 

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While many theater junkies are sending their regards to Broadway, they might want to consider shuffling off to Buffalo.

In a Friday New…

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Linda Eder comes to Buffalo

blog by Sophie Herrman  • 

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Championing pop, Broadway, country and jazz, Linda Eder is one of the few artists that is best known for her diverse repertoire, rather than producing hits within a single genre. The vocal idol has just…

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They’re altogether spooky

blog by Dan Ludwig  • 

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There is something to be said for a catchy theme song or slogan—just ask William Mattar.  All right, maybe annoying is a better word than catchy for Mattar’s jingles. The pleasant…

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Legendary diva Liza Minnelli bound for Niagara Falls

blog by Ben Tsujimoto  • 

{video_photo_caption}Photo of Liza Minnelli from flickr.com/creativecommons user Boss Tweed

Liza Minnelli’s life hasn’t been short on excitement—Judy Garland’s daughter jumped from cabaret to Broadway to cinema to TV without a career hitch.  Sure, she’s been married four times and fought drug addiction throughout her life,…

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The Kavinoky Theatre reminds us Buffalo is one hot city

blog by Ben Kirst  • 

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Photo from the Flickr stream of alancleaver_2000.

We live so close to Niagara Falls that it’s easy to take our natural wonder of the world for granted.  Oh, a 167-foot waterfall…