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Shea's Performing Arts Center

646 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14202-1906
+1 716-847-1410
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Beautiful Theatre - Try to Catch a Show

The Shea Theatre in Buffalo is positively stunning - the lobby, the stairs, the chandeliers, and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chicago, Illinois
Horrible seating

Recently attended wicked at the Shea Center. While the venue is beautiful and the show was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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646 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14202-1906
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Shea Theatre in Buffalo is positively stunning - the lobby, the stairs, the chandeliers, and the actual theatre. During our visit to Buffalo, we decided to come here to see Wicked (which was good). Our seats were in the front row of the balcony....More

Thank No_Place_Like_Home4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently attended wicked at the Shea Center. While the venue is beautiful and the show was wonderful, the seating is absolutely horrible! The seats are placed so close together that there is virtually NO leg room! Unfortunately, it takes away from enjoying the show. I...More

Thank Kedoalni
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

wicked flips the script if you've seen the wizard of oz .the green witch is good. the white witch is an air head in the beginning . the wizard is a bad guy. the witch the house got dropped on did like two spells total...More

Thank retirednold
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to see Wicked here. Everything about this venue was perfect. The snacks are reasonably priced, the show was amazing not bad seats in the house and the architectural design of the building was so very beautiful. I was in awe!

1  Thank hollaatchakat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this theater is a wonderful place to take a family, or go as a couple. I have been several times, with famioy and with coworkers. I enjoyed the show and the place. I am a Wizard f Oz fan, Saw that show lat year,and then...More

Thank Laurie M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Shows at Shea's are consistently of excellent quality. The upcoming season will be one of the best, yet.

Thank BuffaloJoan
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Shea's is an amazing place to see a show! I was recently there with my wife and friends for "The Sound of Music." It was incredible! The venue is absolutely beautiful, the sound in the auditorium is magnificent, and the views and sounds are great...More

Thank ventialmondlatte
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

We attended the acclaimed Chinese dance review last Sunday with my 90-year-old mother. It's called Shen Yun. I thought the presentation was quite nice but I was astounded to see the political overtones an anti-communist theme. It was actually kind of nice to see. We...More

1  Thank Jonmun
Reviewed 7 May 2017

The performance was absolutely amazing. Seating is very tight. Best seats for leg room are the first rows of the balcony.

Thank jmarie37
Reviewed 3 May 2017

If you ever get a chance to see this 2 woman show, you have to go. It was hilarious, we laughed thru the entire show. It was real life antics and you could relate

Thank Stiegjl
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The service charge for tickets bought online is outrageous, has anyone bought from the box office? Are they more reasonable? Thanks!
24 September 2015|
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Response from Diane M | Reviewed this property |
Definitely better to pick them up at the box office!