January 7th - January 30th, 2022
THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT Learn More
March 4th - March 27th, 2022
PRIDE & PREJUDICE Learn More
April 29th - May 22nd, 2022
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All patrons, regardless of vaccination, must wear a mask while inside the theatre and/or building. Proof of Vaccination required upon entrance to the Theatre. If unvaccinated, a negative COVID test within 48 hours is required.

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As we welcome you back to a full season, we are so excited to finally show off the beautiful renovations that would not be possible without the support of D’Youville, NYSCA, and YOU!!

The Kavinoky Theatre is pleased to offer performances on Thursdays and Fridays at 7:30 PM, Saturdays at 3:30 PM and 7:30 PM, and Sundays at 2:00 PM.

 

The D’Youville Kavinoky 2021-2022 Season:

From Honky Tonk to Protest: A Woman’s View of Country Music

Conceived by Loraine O’Donnell/Music by various Artists Directed by Lynne Kurdziel Formato

September 10th-October 3rd.

This “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

Runtime: 2 hours including intermission

By Stephen Mallatratt, Susan Hill Directed by Kyle LoConti

October 29th-November 21st

Arthur Kipps, 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 with a wasted face, dressed all in black, standing in the churchyard. He ultimately discovers the dreadful 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

By Jeremy Kareken, David Murrell & Gordon Farrell Directed by Kyle LoConti

January 7th-30th

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

By Kate Hamill, based on the novel by Jane Austen Directed by Kristen Tripp Kelley

March 4th- 27th

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, Place & Things

By Duncan MacMillan

Directed by Katie Mallinson

April 29th - May 22nd

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.

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And as always…SEE YOU AT THE SHOW!

TO OUR KAVINOKY THEATRE COMMUNITY:

Black Lives Matter.
This is a moment.

In this moment, our hearts break for George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and countless others.

In this moment, we reflect and ask: can we call ourselves inclusive if we remain silent about the heinous injustices taking place in front of our very eyes?

The answer resounds clearly.  We take this moment to declare our truth as an organization and to raise our voices against racism and white supremacy.

This is a moment of truth.  We see you.  We hear you. We stand with you.

“The ultimate measure of a person is not where one stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where one stands in times of challenge and controversy.”

- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion statement:
At The Kavinoky Theatre, we believe that there is no place in this world for discrimination, prejudice, or racial injustice. We believe that Black Lives Matter, love is love, and that every person deserves to be treated with respect, equality, and equity. Our goal is to celebrate the diversity of our world through the creation of art, and to also reflect these values within our organization.
The Kavinoky Theatre strives for our stages, board, staff, and audience to mirror the wonderful diverse community in which we live.

D’Youville Kavinoky Theatre Land Acknowledgement Statement

We acknowledge that we are on the land of Indigenous people. Traditionally, these lands were home to many nations, including the Neutral, Erie, Wenro, Huron and other peoples. Today, these lands are still regarded as being the traditional homelands of the Seneca and other Haudenosaunee peoples. We respect the treaty rights of the Six Nations - the Seneca, Mohawk, Cayuga, Onondaga, Oneida, and Tuscarora - and the obligation of the United States and New York governments and American society to adhere to them. We honor the legacy of the many ancestors and elders who made this land their home and infused it with their spirit for thousands of years. We also honor the Original Peoples who remain on the ancestral homelands of Turtle Island and who have survived centuries of colonialism, genocide, and land theft. Finally, we honor those who are not here, but who might have been, were it not for this history of violence. With hearts and minds focused on healing and truth, we remember the powerful example of democracy and federalism set by the Haudenosaunee, embodied in the Great Law of Peace. Through this inspiration, we commit ourselves to advocate for inclusion and restitution for past atrocities. May we all aspire to a world of reconciliation, guided by the example of the Haudenosaunee themselves, so that our weapons of war are buried forever, and mutual respect and equality prevail among all peoples and nations.

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