Our Productions

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  • May 5, 2022

Man with a Load of Mischief (2022)

“Man with a Load of Mischief” by John Clifton and Ben Tarver Presented at the Alleyway Theatre, Buffalo, NY, June 24-26, 2022 (postponed due to Covid from the original dates of Friday and Saturday, June 3-5). “Man with a Load of Mischief” is a chamber musical for six characters and four musicians, set in the early nineteenth century. It is an engagingly tuneful show; its heroine and hero are sympathetic; its wit, charm, and intelligence sparkle; and its denouement deeply satisfies. Yet...

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  • November 8, 2021

Mr Jericho and Trial By Jury (2021)

Opera-Lytes presents a double bill of “Mr Jericho” and “Trial by Jury,” September 18, 19, 25 and 26. All performances will take place OUTDOORS at 2 pm at the Community Music School, 217 East Delavan Avenue, Buffalo, NY. These two Victorian curtain-raisers are ideal family entertainment, poking fun at the timeless establishment structures of the law and business with tuneful absurdity. Tickets are $20 (adult) and $15 (student) and may be purchased online (below) or at the door. In “Trial by Jury,”...

The Mikado (2019)

The production is inspired by the command performance that was given for Queen Victoria at Balmoral Castle in 1896. “The Mikado reflects Victorian fascination with the beautiful and exotic East,” stage director Lisa Berglund explains, “but it pokes fun at British imperial culture, particularly the follies of bureaucracy and the class structure.” Performances are Friday and Saturday, June 21 and 22 at 7:30 pm, and Sunday, June 23 at 2 pm. Tickets for The Mikado are available from the Springville Center...

Pirates of Penzance (2017)

The first Buffalo performance of Gilbert and Sullivan's The Pirates of Penzance was conducted by composer Arthur Sullivan himself--he wielded the baton in the 1880 premiere, only a few months after conducting the world premiere on Broadway in December 1879. Now the riotous musical extravaganza returns to the Riviera Theater in North Tonawanda for three performances, January 20-22. One of the best-loved operettas of all time, The Pirates of Penzance features comic masterpieces like "I am the very model of...

Comfort and Joy (2016)

Come join us for our annual Christmas concert Comfort & Joy! Under the musical direction of Nicholas M. Czaplicki, this year’s concert will feature holiday favorites from stage and screen as well as the classics. Dinner package is available.

  • Location:

    Amherst Community Church