O’Connell & Company, the professional theatre in-residence at The Park School of Buffalo, presents an exciting 23rd season filled with regional premieres and popular classics that offer something for everyone. The upcoming season reaffirms the company’s dedication to offering affordable, quality theatre in an intimate space.
“This horticultural horror will have you screaming with laughter….” New York Post. “LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS” – OCTOBER 4 – 28 and 31st, 2018. Feed the need for musical hilarity with this delicious sci-fi smash about a man-eating plant. Howard Ashman and Alan Menken (Disney’s “The Little Mermaid”, “Beauty And The Beast”, and “Aladdin”) are the creative geniuses behind what has become one of the most popular shows in the world.
“This is a must see for anyone who can’t suppress a giggle … it doesn’t get any better!” – CBS. “NUNCRACKERS: The NUNSENSE Christmas Musical” – NOVEMBER 29 – DECEMBER 23, 2018 This “habit-forming” musical comedy by Dan Goggin, finds us at the first “TV Special” taped by the sisters in their convent basement studio for Cable Access. Nuncrackers will make you laugh and maybe tug at your heartstrings. It’s the perfect way to insure your holiday season is merry and bright.
“Love Letters is a passionate love letter to the audience from two people whose lives were bound together by love.” “LOVE LETTERS” – JANUARY 31 – FEBRUARY 24, 2019. A.R. Gurney’s beloved play that was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, is a disarmingly funny and unforgettably emotional portrait about the powerful connection of love between two friends. Featuring a rotating cast of WNY favorite actors.
REGIONAL PREMIERE: “1776” – APRIL 25 – MAY 19, 2019. “1776” is a funny, insightful and compelling drama with a striking score, book and a legendary story. Celebrate this great country as we feature an All-Female cast in one of Broadway’s beloved classic musicals.
“And the dreams that you dare to dream really do come true.”- Harold Arlen. “MEMORIES & MARTINIS” with MARY KATE O’CONNELL – JUNE 6 – 23, 2019. Enjoy an intimate cabaret of songs, stories, love, laughter, banter & beverages!
O’Connell & Company in residence at The Park School of Buffalo 4625 Harlem Road • Snyder, New York 14226 2018-2019
O’Connell & Company’s Award winning original hit cabaret-style shows “DIVA by DIVA: A Celebration of Women!” / “Gentlemen prefer DIVAs! 2018: October 10, November 14, December 12, 2018: February 13, March 13, April 10, May 8, June 12 Offering special performances of “SUFFRAGIST DIVA: A WOMAN’S JOURNEY” (check website for specific show dates & information) WEDNESDAYS AT 7:30pm.
Showtimes: Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 PM and Sundays at 2:30 PM. DIVA/Gents performances run on specified Wednesdays at 7:30 PM (check website for specific show dates).
Tickets: Individual tickets: $30; DIVA tickets: $25; discounts for Seniors (62+), Military, Industry, Students & Park Community Save with a Season Flex Pass: 6 admissions for the price of 5, with flexible usage. DIVA Deal: 5 tickets for the price of 4 (DIVA by DIVA/Gentlemen Prefer DIVAS only). Group Rates (15+) also available.
Venue: O’Connell & Company Productions in residence at The Park School of Buffalo 4625 Harlem Road • Snyder, New York 14226
INFORMATION & RESERVATIONS: 716-848-0800/www.OConnellandCompany.com
About O’Connell & Company: O’Connell & Company was founded in 1995 by Buffalo award- winning actress Mary Kate O’Connell. In March 2010, O’Connell & Company received its designation as a Not-for-Profit 501(c) (3) Organization. In April 2013, O’Connell & Company and The Park School of Buffalo announced an arts partnership that has brought the Company to The Park School as the in-residence theatre beginning with the 2013-2014 Season. The Park School of Buffalo, a leader in progressive, project-based education in Western New York for more than 100 years, is located on Harlem Rd. in Snyder, NY. This exciting collaboration brings in new audiences and provides an exceptional arts experience for the community. O’Connell & Company has kept their ticket prices very affordable to make it possible for our audiences to afford to enjoy the arts and encourage families to take joy in the shows together. O’Connell & Company is a member of the Amherst Chamber of Commerce, The Greater Buffalo Cultural Alliance and the Theatre Alliance of Buffalo. These are important affiliations for arts and community companies to work together and cultivate a multitude of cross marketing initiatives.
O’Connell & Company has received funding from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; administered by Arts Services Initiative of Western New York.
O’Connell & Company in-residence at The Park School Of Buffalo 4625 Harlem Road • Snyder, New York 14226