Mike Randall’s production of Charles Dickens Presents: A Christmas Carol A Christmas Carol has been a huge success since it’s premiere in 2007. Giving more than 175 performances across Western New York in the last fourteen holiday seasons. A lover of Buffalo history and presenter of one person shows, when Mike Randall discovered that Charles Dickens performed in Buffalo in 1868, he decided to recreate Mr. Dickens presentation of his most well known story "A Christmas Carol".
An Evening With Local Authors: Celebrate the vibrant WNY literary community by joining us for a night of words and music! Six Western New York Authors will read from their published work. Learn more about the talented writers involved below. Performing authors: Brooke Kolcow, poet and writer published in Hobart After Dark, X-R-A-Y Magazine, and Bichin’ Kitsch among other places. Christina Abt, author of Chicken Wing Wisdom: Western New York Stories of Family, Life, and Food Shared Around the Table as well as five other published books. Eric Williams, author of young adult series Shark Knights, as well as Trash Bash and Secret Patrol. Jeff Schober, author of the Buffalo Crime Fiction Quartet, as well as the novel Undercurrent, and five nonfiction books. Jeffrey Miller, author of 100 Things Bills Fans Should Know and Do Before They Die, as well as six other nonfiction books. Samantha Wulff, author of the picture book Django the Greyhound Gets Adopted. Other Artists: Musician: Stephen Wilger Catering: Sarah Tomsalleo, food writer and half of the duo behind food blog Plumme will provide a limited amount of samples Tip: Books by the authors will be available for purchase. If you wish to purchase books, please bring cash, as not every author has the ability to process electronic or card payments.
PG-13for sequences of violence and action, and language.
Marvel Studios’ Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings stars Simu Liu as Shang-Chi, who must confront the past he thought he left behind when he is drawn into the web of the mysterious Ten Rings organization. The film also stars Tony Leung as Wenwu, Awkwafina as Shang-Chi’s friend Katy and Michelle Yeoh as Jiang Nan, as well as Fala Chen, Meng’er Zhang, Florian Munteanu and Ronny Chieng. Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings is directed by Destin Daniel Cretton and produced by Kevin Feige and Jonathan Schwartz, with Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso and Charles Newirth serving as executive producers. David Callaham & Destin Daniel Cretton & Andrew Lanham wrote the screenplay for the film.
PG-13for intense sequences of violence and action, some strong language, disturbing material and suggestive references.
Tom Hardy returns to the big screen as the lethal protector Venom, one of MARVEL’s greatest and most complex characters. Directed by Andy Serkis, the film also stars Michelle Williams, Naomie Harris and Woody Harrelson, in the role of the villain Cletus Kasady/Carnage.