About Us

Torn Space Theater is housed in the Adam Mickiewicz Library and Dramatic Circle on Fillmore Avenue in Buffalo. The Adam Mickiewicz Library and Dramatic Circle is a non-profit private club founded in 1895. It is the oldest Polish American organization in Western New York and is the oldest surviving Polish library in Buffalo. The library holds about 12,000 volumes with 400 hand-copied plays. The bar serves over 50 different imported beers with a large Polish selection. The “Circle” is also home to a large annual Dyngus Day party, as well as other cultural events. Torn Space Theater is located in the Historic Polonia district, only five minutes from Downtown Buffalo and three minutes from the Larkin District. Throughout the season, Torn Space hosts several fundraisers, parties and special events ,featuring the tasty drink selection at Mickie’s as well as food from Buffalo favorites. The upstairs space is home to our Speakeasy Series that regularly presents distinguished speakers for each production.