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Event Details

Date: 10/02/2021

Start time: 20:00

End time: 19:00

Venue: Compass Performing Arts Center

Address: 545 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY, 14222


American Repertory Theater of WNY is proud to announce the first production in the 2021-22 season. Award winning, WNY playwright Mark Humphrey’s “Speed of Dark” is currently scheduled to open in September 2021.

“Speed of Dark” will feature the acting talents of ART alumni Hugh Davis and Monish Bhattacharyya alongside company newcomers Vincenzo McNeill and Robert Humphrey. The narrative is based on four men who find themselves on the wrong end of being in a Sundown Town after dark.

Contemplating the best escape plan or face certain death, the four men discover the integrity within themselves as well as find dignity & pride to who they are as men,

Directed by Matthew LaChiusa

Showdates and Times:

September 9th & 10th, 8 pm
September 11th, 5 pm

September 16th & 17th, 8 pm
September 18th, 5 pm

September 23rd & 24th, 8 pm
September 25th, 5 pm

September 30th & October 1st, 8 pm
October 2nd, 5 pm

Pay-what-you-can Online Tickets
Suggested Donation: $5 -$20

To ensure the overall safely of both patrons and production personnel, ART/WNY will be utilizing the NYS Excelsior Pass for admittance. Patrons declining to enroll must provide legitimate proof of vaccination or a recent negative COVID test. Patrons who do not have this information may not attend the production.

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