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Actress Mary Kate O’Connell to be honored with star at Curtain Up!

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One of Buffalo's prominent members of the theater community will be honor Friday night at the 2016 Curtain Up! Actress and director Mary Kate O'Connell will receive a Star in the Theatre District's Plaza of Stars.  WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley recently met with O'Connell to talk about her theater group, O'Connell & Company and her work with area youth.

O'Connell receives her star at a ceremony at 5 p.m. Friday at the corner of Main and Tupper streets with Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown.