'Ancestral Voices': Gurney reflects on Buffalo bluebloods

'Ancestral Voices': Gurney reflects on Buffalo bluebloods

By Colin Dabkowski, Buffalo News It’s easy to get lost in A.R. Gurney’s 2000 play “Ancestral Voices,” a charming and beautifully crafted story about an aristocratic Buffalo family set just before America’s entry into World War II. The show, a product of an unsuccessful novel that Gurney split into two plays (the other being “Indian…


Blog Less Traveled: A.R. Gurney’s Ancestral Voices opens

by Scott Behrend  •  April 20, 2012 @ 9:41am Beginning tonight, Road Less Traveled Productions will mount Ancestral Voices, the third in a three-year cycle of plays by Buffalo native Love Letters, The Cocktail Hour, and The Dining Room, is RLTP’s 2012 American Theatre Master. You may recall that we launched our Gurney cycle in…


Road Less Traveled brings Gurney's 'Ancestral Voices' to the stage

By Colin Dabkowski, The Buffalo News In the late 1990s, A.R. Gurney tried his hand at writing a novel. The prolific playwright had pulled it off before. But this time around, he hit a wall. The novel-in-progress contained two separate threads that seemed to work on their own but never quite came together, hard as…


THE CLEAN HOUSE

  A WNY Premiere April 19 – May 12, 2013 By Sarah Ruhl                    Directed by Derek Campbell A beautiful Brazilian girl in black – a maid – tells a riotous joke in Portuguese. (She ought to be dusting the bookshelves right now.) Her hips move from…


Buffalo Young Writers Night

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012 @ the Road Less Traveled Theater @ MAFAC. Doors open @ 7 PM. Tickets are $10. (can be purchased at the Road Less Traveled Box Office 30min. before performances begin – cash/check only)   2012 WINNERS:   GRAND PRIZE: Caitlin McAneney, Just Enough   RUNNERS-UP: Katherine Boswell, Making The Connection Hillary…


Domino Effect Comedy Improv Late Night Series

  Series 5: May 10, 11, 12 DOMINO EFFECT!  RLTP’s very own improv comedy troupe. Expect wackiness, irreverence, topicality, and local celebrity guest stars! Domino Effect Comedy Improv  begins at 10:00pm Thursdays & at 10:30 PM on selected Fridays & Saturdays throughout the season. Most programs run around 60 minutes. ***PLEASE NOTE: SERIES 5 TICKETS…


Buffalo Harbor Cruise Party!

Thursday, June 21 2012 7:00pm – 9:00pm Boarding time: 6:30pm Ages 21 and older Tickets are $25 each includes boat cruise, entertainment, and snacks. (Cash bar only.) Dock located at the entrance to the Erie Basin Marina, downtown Buffalo. For tickets and information, please contact us at (716)629-3069 or marketing@roadlesstraveledproductions.org!


2012 American Theatre Master – A.R. Gurney – RLTP Spring Gala

2012 American Theatre Master – A.R. Gurney RLTP Spring Gala – Saturday May 5th, 2012 Buffalo, 1940: Young Eddie’s idyllic family life begins to unravel following a shocking announcement from the clan’s Patriarch. This bittersweet and deeply personal yarn marks the culmination of RLTP’s A.R. Gurney cycle, following the extraordinary success of our productions of…