Friday 29th Sep, 2023 → Saturday 30th Sep, 2023

UB Katharine Cornell Theatre
85 Hamilton Rd. Amherst, NY 14228
Time: 7:30pm
Cost: $7 - $22
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Or: Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic

By Matt Cox

Directed by Moriah Armstrong as part of our Student Directed Series

Sept. 29 - 30, 2023 at 7:30 p.m.

UB Katharine Cornell Theatre

$22 Adults | $17 Seniors/Veterans/UB Employees

$12 Students | $7 UB Students (Ticketmaster fees apply when purchasing online.)



For seven years a certain boy wizard went to a certain Wizard School and conquered evil. This, however, is not his story. This is the story of the Puffs... who just happened to be there too. A tale for anyone who has never been destined to save the world.

The New York Times proclaims Puffs “A fast-paced romp. For Potterphiliacs who grew up alongside Potter and are eager to revisit that world, Puffs exudes a jovial, winking fondness for all things Harry!”

This clever and inventive play “never goes more than a minute without a laugh” (Nerdist) giving you a new look at a familiar adventure from the perspective of three potential heroes just trying to make it through a magic school that proves to be very dangerous for children. Alongside them are the Puffs, a group of well-meaning, loyal outsiders with a thing for badgers “who are so lovable and relatable, you’ll leave the theater wishing they were in the stories all along” (Hollywood Life). Their “hilariously heartfelt!” (Metro) and epic journey takes the classic story to new places and reimagines what a boy wizard hero can be.

Puffs is not authorized, sanctioned, licensed or endorsed by J.K Rowling, Warner Bros. or any person or company associated with the Harry Potter books, films or play.

PUFFS is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Samuel French, Inc.

The UB Theatre and Dance 2023-2024 season is sponsored in part by Fox Run at Orchard Park, celebrating its fifth year in support of THD. www.foxrunorchardpark.com


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