Contact: Kelly Copps
Phone Number: 716-508-7480
Address: in Residence at Lancaster Opera House
Mission Statement - Second Generation Theatre Company, Inc. is a company committed to creating and presenting quality theatre right here in Buffalo, NY. By building on the strong theatre roots in the area, we will blend experience and ingenuity in a collaborative environment for theatre artists.We look equally to the tenured professionals and the rising talent in the WNY area. By doing so, we will create quality productions of both plays and musicals with the intention of sharing these stories with the community and exposing others to theatre.
About SGT- “The mission statement of Second Generation Theatre is deliberately simple: to produce good quality theater…In achieving this goal, the company often combines seasoned talent with fresh up-and-comers — thus the name ‘Second Generation.’” -Buffalo Magazine
Since its inception in 2013, Second Generation Theatre has been wowing audiences and critics alike with its polished productions. The Buffalo News reviewed each of SGT's first three productions with four out of four stars. Into The Woods, the company's premiere show in 2013 garnered 5 Artvoice Theatre Award nominations. The company founders seek to continue the tradition of quality theatre right here in Buffalo, NY with a key focus on a younger generation of theatre patrons. Second Generation Theatre is recognized as a nonprofit theatre with 501(c)3 status. The company produced three seasons at the New Phoenix Theatre on the Park and with CRIMES OF THE HEART is embarking on a second season in residence at the Lancaster Opera House, where it last produced the regional premiers of VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE and DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS.