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The 2016-2017 ARTIE AWARD nominations

The 2016-2017 ARTIE AWARD nominations, recognizing excellence in theater in Buffalo, have been announced over a week in advance of the 27th Annual event to be held on Monday June 5, 2017 at Shea’s 710 Theatre. The Red Carpet/Bar opens at 7:00 p.m. and the on-stage ceremony begins at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $15 at the door and proceeds from the ARTIE AWARDS (plus annual collections this spring at participating theaters) will benefit the Erie County Medical Center Immunodeficiency Services.

To find reviews on these performances, click here.

All are invited to cheer on favorite performers and hear numbers from the nominated musicals with the nominated cast members accompanied by Musical Director Allan Paglia’s combo. Anthony Chase, Charmagne Chi, and Amy Jakiel will co-host.

For the first time, WNED|WBFO is the presenter (although the event will continue to be held at Shea’s 710 Theatre) and, with over 100 eligible plays and musicals, in categories that were especially competitive, the number of nominees has been expanded from five to six. To see the nominations, click here.

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