Musical Troupe Barrage to Perform "Vagabond Tales" in CFA

By David Wedekindt

Release Date: October 8, 2003 This content is archived.


BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The Center for the Arts at the University at Buffalo and WNED will present Barrage at 8 p.m. on Nov. 5 in the Mainstage Theatre in the Center for the Arts on the UB North (Amherst) Campus.

Barrage, the dazzling musical troupe noted for its unique, action-packed brand of entertainment, is launching is busy 2003 fall touring season with a fresh new show entitled, "Vagabond Tales."

"Vagabond Tales" will feature an international, multi-talented cast performing an eclectic mix of music, song and dance that vividly illustrates the adventures of a musical wanderer.

The Vagabond's story is one of enlightened freedom, self-discovery and fun. With a magical steamer trunk as its source of inspiration, the cast explores a wide range of musical selections while showcasing an impressive array of individual musical talents. Audiences are treated to an intoxicating journey that transcends time and culture by combining spellbinding energy, breathtaking musical virtuosity, unique choreography, colorful staging and stunning musical arrangements.

The cast of Barrage features seven violinists/vocalists, one drummer, one bass player, a guitarist and a percussionist.

Barrage has been intriguing audiences throughout North America, Europe and Asia since first taking the stage in 1996.

Tickets for Barrage are $32.50 and $22.50. Tickets are available from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Center for the Arts Box Office and all Ticketmaster locations, including Kaufmann's. To charge tickets, call 852-5000; in Canada, call 1-416-870-8000. For group sales, call 645-6771. For more information, call 645-ARTS. The Center for the Arts is a TicketFast location.