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Desiderio's Dinner Theatre

Desiderio's Dinner Theatre

*Now located within Bobby J's Italian American Grille*


                             We are so happy to be back! 

  Desiderio's Dinner Theatre at Bobby J's is Happy to Present...

                                         A comedy/drama
                                         by Bernard Slade
                                  Directed by Jay Desiderio

Opening October 13th and Running through December 18th!


Bernard Slade’s “Tribute” makes no apologies for its  sentimentality. This play is about a father who never grew up and his son who never acted like a kid. It is designed not only to make you laugh but tug at your heart strings as well. Scottie Templeton's a charming, irresponsible fellow. He’s everyone's friend, including his ex wife, his business partner and boss, his doctor and the many women he has met, accept of course his son, Jud. Scottie managed  to live over fifty years without taking anything seriously including love, marriage and fatherhood. Life's been one continuous gag. But at fifty one, he finds himself terribly ill. His son Jud, alienated by years of neglect, comes to visit. Scottie's one concern is to get back into his son’s good graces which lead to a bitter sweet reconciliation in the form of a TRIBUTE!! The play was so  popular they made it into a movie starring Jack Lemmon and  Robby Benson in 1980.

Gregory Gjurich, Zachery Gammel, Lisa Hinca,
Jennifer Starr, Lisa Ludwig,  Robert Insana & Marie Costa


Shows run most Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays
& some Wednesdays.

Evening: 6pm Dinner, 7:30pm Show
Matinee: 1pm Dinner, 2:30pm Show

$58-$68 depending on entrée,
ticket included




1 Wed

2 Thurs

4 Sat

9 Thurs

11 Sat

12 Sun (matinee)

15 Wed

16 Thurs

18 Sat


Call to make reservations (716)395-3207

 Desiderio’s Dinner Theatre at Bobby J’s

204 Como Park Blvd Cheektowaga (716) 395-3207


Bobby J's Italian American Grille

204 Como Park Blvd
Cheektowaga, NY 14227 716-395-3207
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Sunday: 4pm8pm

Monday: Closed

TuesdayThursday: 4pm8pm

Friday, Saturday: 4pm9pm

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