“The Ritz of local theatres.” – The Buffalo News

Alleyway Theatre is in the heart of Buffalo’s historic Theatre District. We’re dedicated to producing new plays and musicals while serving burgeoning playwrights. In addition to presenting our own full season of theatre, we welcome a number of other theatre companies, including Buffalo United Artists, to the Alleyway Theatre complex. It’s an outstanding, multiple stage facility! Scroll down to see what’s happening now or coming soon to the Alleyway main stage. 

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Alleyway Theatre 2018-19 Season

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September 13-October 6, 2018

Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30 PM

by Colin Speer Crowley

Yes, it’s as absurd, off-beat and funny as it sounds. Voltaire, along with his trusted companion Collini, is on the run. It seems he’s stolen a treasured notebook from Frederick The Great and the monarch’s men have him surrounded in the German town of Frankfurt. A theatrical entertainment devised for only the stout of heart! Winner of the 2017 Maxim Mazumdar New Play Competition. World Premiere Comedy.

December 7-23, 2018

Fridays at 7:30 PM
Saturdays at 2 PM and 5 PM.
Sundays at 2 PM.

Charles Dickens’ classic
adapted and directed by Neal Radice

Don’t be sold out! This is the nation’s fifth longest running stage version of Dickens’ masterpiece. Our delightfully faithful adaptation will shift your spirit into high gear as Scrooge, Tiny Tim and the Alleyway Carolers warm the cockles of your holiday heart for another joyous season!  For everyone of every age!  36th Annual Presentation.

April 11-May 4, 2019

Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30 PM

28th Annual One-Act Play Celebration
directed by Joyce Stilson

Our annual offering of one-act plays features world premieres of recent finalists and one-act winners of the Maxim Mazumdar New Play Competition.  A smorgasbord of tasty theatrical tidbits flavored with the spice of life!  Suitable for adult audiences. On Sale Now!

May 30-June 22

Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30 PM

NOTE: May 30, 31 and June 1 performances are by invitation only! Regular admission is available for all other performances.

A new play with stories from contributing authors Molly Heckerling, Tatiana Gelfand and Lucy A. Robbins, adapted to the stage by Gordon Farrell.

Broadway hit-playwright Gordon Farrell has come home to Alleyway Theatre which will be transformed to serve as the incubator for his new, unique and immersive theatre event. True stories intertwine to expose a dangerous world for young women who are ill-prepared to meet its challenges and temptations. Tickets will go on sale soon but will be limited!  On Sale Now!