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D’Youville Kavinoky Theatre Announces 2021-22 Season

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D’Youville Kavinoky Theatre Announces 2021-22 Season

D’Youville Kavinoky Theatre Announces 2021-22 Season

Buffalo, New York – July 12, 2021 –

BUFFALO, NEW YORK – The D’Youville Kavinoky Theatre is thrilled to announce their schedule for the 2021-22 season. Tickets go on sale July 12 at

“D’Youville’s Kavinoky has long had a fantastic theatre community. Now it has a great theatre to match,” says Lorrie A. Clemo, PhD, president of D’Youville. The college has recently completed the multi-phased renovation and invites everyone to visit the sparkling new theatre. “The theatre shimmers with new chandeliers, new seats, new carpets, new wall coverings, and a state-of-the-art sound system that has greatly improved the acoustics,” Clemo says.

A final future upgrade will be adding the theatre’s marquee and an exterior covered entrance on Prospect Avenue. Clemo says the renovations have been made possible by grants, private donations, and enthusiastic theatre volunteers.

“Our stage has been dark for 18 months, so to welcome back our patrons with not only a new season, but also a gorgeous new theatre, is incredibly exciting for everyone here at D’Youville!” says Loraine O’Donnell, executive artistic director of the Kavinoky.

The 2021-22 season includes:

From Honky Tonk to Protest: A Woman’s View of Country Music
September 10 – October 3, 2021
Conceived by Loraine O’Donnell/Music by Various Artists
Directed by Lynne Kurdziel Formato

This original Women in Country musical revue examines the stories and struggles of female Country artists from Kitty Wells to Brandi Carlile. With a full country band on stage, this part concert/part musical history lesson will have you singing along to the hits of yesterday and today.

The Woman In Black
October 29 – November 21, 2021
By Stephen Mallatratt, Susan Hill
Directed by Kyle LoConti

A junior solicitor is sent to a small English town to attend the funeral of a client, Mrs. Alice Drablow, where he sees a young woman dressed all in black, standing in the churchyard. He ultimately discovers the secret of the Woman in Black – to his own terrible cost. This chilling ghost story is one of the longest running plays on London’s West End.

The Lifespan of a Fact
January 7 – 30, 2022
By Jeremy Kareken, David Murrell & Gordon Farrell
Directed by Kyle LoConti

John D’Agata is a talented writer with a transcendent essay about the suicide of a teenage boy – an essay that could save the magazine from collapse. When Jim is assigned to fact-check D’Agata’s essay, the two come head to head in a comedic yet gripping battle over facts versus truth.

Pride & Prejudice
March 4 – 27, 2022
By Kate Hamill, based on the novel by Jane Austen
Directed by Kristen Tripp Kelley

This isn’t your grandmother’s Austen! Bold, surprising, boisterous and timely, this P&P for a new era explores the absurdities and thrills of finding your perfect (or imperfect) match in life.

People, Places, & Things
April 29 – May 22, 2022
By Duncan MacMillan
Directed by Katie Mallinson

Emma was having the time of her life. Now she’s in rehab. An inventively dramatic tale of addiction, recovery, and everything that happens in between.

For tickets, visit to or call 716-829-7668.