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20th Annual Buffalo Quickies

This week Alleyway Theatre remarkably opens the 20th annual installment of the Buffalo Quickies, an evening of short plays. The event is always one of the most popular and whimsical of the Alleyway lineup and this year will feature six plays.

The Mandrake at ICTC

Best known as the author of The Prince, the political how-to text that promoted the philosophy that the ends justify the means, Niccolo Machiavelli is also the author of one of the few Italian Renaissance plays still produced today.

Screen Play at Road Less Traveled

For the past several years I’ve been venturing down to the Flea Theatre in New York City, where A. R. Gurney has been indulging the political side of his finely tuned funny bone. It’s taken a long time for these delightful riffs on the Bush years to come to Buffalo, but at long last we’re getting around to them.

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