Buffalo

Arts: Theater in Buffalo

There’s something special about the way Buffalo embraces the arts, whether it be theatre, dance, visual art, music, or anything one can consider a form of expression. There never seems to be a dull moment, with flash mobs flooding the streets of the Central Terminal or the massive rowboats sculpture displayed in front of the Albright-Knox; there’s art everywhere you look, and it continues to unveil itself in new ways with each generation.

     The Queen City began its trailblazing of the arts in the early 1880’s when vaudeville was popularized, which allowed Buffalo to become a household name in theatre. Tourists from out of town would attend these performances as they traveled along the Erie Canal and would stop to enjoy quality entertainment, which has evolved throughout the decades into today’s theatre. READ MORE...