Buffalo Spree: Theater Thursday

May 10, 2012 Updated May 10, 2012 at 7:33 AM EDT

By WKBW News

May 10, 2012 Updated May 10, 2012 at 7:33 AM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. ( WKBW ) Darwin McPherson, the theater critic for Buffalo Spree Magazine stopped by "Eyewitness News This Morning" with a weekend preview of shows.

Click the video to check out Mike Randall's interview. Here is more on what is on stage at MusicalFare Theatre.


April 11th – May 20th at MusicalFare Theatre.
MusicalFare Theatre is on the web at www.musicalfare.com

Music by Richard Rodgers
Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Musical Arrangements by Fred Wells
Orchestrations by Michael Gibson & Jonathan Tunick
Conceived by Walter Bobbie
Directed & Choreographed by Michael J. Walline
Music Direction by Theresa E. Quinn

MusicalFare Theatre, Western New York's most awarded and only professional musical theatre company, presents the fourth production of its 2011-2012 Season, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s A GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING.

A GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING marks the return of Rodgers & Hammerstein to the MusicalFare stage for the first time in 18 years! This stunning revue features the most striking and alluring arrangements heard for these songs in many a year and includes songs from classic Rodgers and Hammerstein shows, such as OKLAHOMA!, SOUTH PACIFIC, SOUND OF MUSIC, THE KING & I, CAROUSEL and many others!

The production stars Charmagne Chi, Maria Graham, John N. Kaczorowski, Katy Miner and Tom Owen. Set Design is by Chris Schenk, Lighting & Sound Design is by Chris Cavanagh, and Costume Design is by Kari Drozd.

The performance schedule is April 11th – May 20th, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7:00pm, Fridays at 8:00pm, Saturdays at 4:00pm AND 8:00pm and Sundays at 2:00pm. There will be a special “half-price preview” on Tuesday, April 10th at 7:00pm. Meet-the-cast talkbacks take place after all Wednesday performances EXCEPT opening night, April 11th.

Ticket prices are $38 for all performances. Student and Group rates available.

Ticket reservations may be made by calling 716-839-8540 or online at www.musicalfare.com

All seating is assigned. Visa, Mastercard, Discover and checks are accepted.

MusicalFare Theatre is a professional musical theatre company in residence at, but independently operated from, Daemen College. MusicalFare Theatre is located at 4380 Main Street in Amherst, NY (between Harlem and Getzville Roads). Parking is FREE, and the theatre is handicapped accessible, complete with a hearing-impaired system.