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Shea's Performing Arts Center

646 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14202-1906
+1 716-847-1410
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Fantastic venue

We went to see the lion king, the performance was absolutely amazing !! The theatre experience... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nikki B
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Great Place

Have been here multiple times for multiple plays and this place never disappoints. Would... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cyprian C
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646 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14202-1906
+1 716-847-1410
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to see the lion king, the performance was absolutely amazing !! The theatre experience was great too, the seats where a nice size and comfortable to be sitting in for a couple hours. The heating in the building was perfect - it was...More

Thank Nikki B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have been here multiple times for multiple plays and this place never disappoints. Would recommend getting seating above row E (on main floor) that way you get sight of the entire stage, and naturally stay away from the far sides (like every theatre). Great acoustics...More

Thank Cyprian C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to many Broadway performances from children's to adults, Ballets to concerts! Not once have I ever come away disappointed! The beauty of the theater is breath taking! This is what brings me back every time!

Thank Melissa L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took my parents last night for Lion King. The show was fantastic but even better was the staff! My mom has to get around in a wheel chair and they were so friendly and accommodating about it. They took the wheelchair when we sat down...More

Thank erinstorms
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Broadway quality in Buffalo, N.Y. This theatre has the architecture, size and reperatore of any Manhattan theatre. Please check it out next time you are in town

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 6 December 2017

This is a gorgeous old theater with good acoustics and good sight lines. The seats are comfortable and not too cramped. It can get crowded in the lobby before and after the show, plus during Intermission. Be prepared to pay a lot for a drink,...More

Thank mjw9326
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Had Orchestra seats for the wonderful Christmas Concert. They were amazing! The venue is classic. Seats were comfortable. They have a full bar in the lobby along with snacks, wine and coffee Bar. This was a great time. We'll be back to see this beautiful...More

Thank ppijacki
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

A great stage with great shows. It is a bit hard for shorter people (and kids) to see, especially if someone remotely tall is in front of them. The seating area is very flat, unlike most theatres. Drinks are also not allowed into the theatre,...More

Thank sydtheglobetrotter
Reviewed 18 November 2017

I love going to Shea's Buffalo. The Broadway Series is enjoyable and entertaining. The theatre itself is beautiful and easily transports you to times gone by. Always a treat!

Thank clb1954
Reviewed 8 November 2017

This theatre is spectacular. The performance of Baba Yaga was very entertaining. It is a perfect ballet for first-timers, or children.

Thank CrownRidgeBB
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27 October 2017|
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Response from BuffaloJoan | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, there is no elevator. Accessible seating is located on the first floor. There are also accessible restrooms on the first floor.
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24 September 2015|
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Response from Diane M | Reviewed this property |
Definitely better to pick them up at the box office!