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On The Boards Theater Listings

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JEKYLL & HYDE: THE MUSICAL!, musical by Cuden, Wildhorn and Bricusse presented by Niagara Regional Theatre Guild, directed by Kim Petersdorf, starring Scott Mackmin, Jessica Dows, Ashley Alaimo, Joe Fratello Mar 11-26, Fri & Sat at 7:30, plus Mar 20 at 3. Ellicott Creek Playhouse, 530 Ellicott Creek Road, Tonawanda (284-6358).

JULIUS CAESAR, tragedy by Shakespeare, presented by Buffalo State Theater and Casting Hall Productions, directed by Drew Kahn. Mar 10-19, Thu & Fri at 8, Sat at 2 & 8. Warren Enters Theatre, Upton Hall (878-3005).

NEXT FALL, drama by Geoffrey Nauffts presented by Buffalo United Artists, directed by Javier Bustillos, starring Stephanie Bax, Danny Beason, Darryl Hart, Kevin Keleher, Mary Moebius, Dan Walker. Mar 11-Apr 2, Fri & Sat at 8 plus Mar 20 at 7 (no performance Mar 19). BUA Theater, 119 Chippewa St. (886-9239).

OVER THE TAVERN, comedy/drama by Tom Dudzick, presented by Aurora Players, directed by Edwin F. Heary, starring Sean Farrell, Christine Burke, Cameron Farrell, Kristen Smigielski, Kristoffer J. Kielich, Cory Franklin Grzechowiak, Rosemary Barney, Rebecca Popiel. Mar 11-26, Fri & Sat at 8, Sun at 2:30. Roycroft Pavilion, South Grove St. and Prospect Ave., East Aurora (687-6727)

STANDING ON MY KNEES, drama by John Olive, presented by the Buffalo Laboratory Theatre, directed by Taylor Doherty, starring Katie White, Michael Seitz, Linda Stein, Marie Costa. Mar 11-26, Thu-Sat at 8, plus Mar 13 at 2. William E. Swan Auditorium, Hilbert College, 5200 South Park Ave., Hamburg (716-202-9033).


BUFFALO QUICKIES, 20th annual festival of new one-act plays, directed by Joyce Stilson, starring Sheila Connors, Kate Olena, Andréa Andolina, Jerry Hudson, Andy Herr. Michael Starzynski. Through Mar 19, Thu-Sat at 7:30. Alleyway Theatre, One Curtain Up Alley (852-2600).

THE MANDRAKE, comedy by Machiavelli translated by Peter Constantine, presented by Irish Classical Theatre Company, directed by Fortunato Pezzimenti, starring David Autovino, Gerry Maher, Brian Riggs, Peter Palmisano, Lisa Vitrano, Morgan Chard, Tim Newell. Through Apr 3, Thu & Fri at 7:30, Sat at 3 & 7:30, Sun at 2. Andrews Theatre, 625 Main St. (853-ICTC).

ROCK ’N’ ROLL, drama by Tom Stoppard directed by Doug Zschiegner, starring David Lamb, Ian Lithgow, Stephanie Dale, Josie DiVincenzo, Beth Donohue, Kurt Erb, Peter Jaskowiak, Chris Kelly, Hanna Lipkind, Steve Petersen, Leah Russo, Nathan Winkelstein. Through Apr 3, Thu & Fri at 8, Sat at 4 & 8, Sun at 2. Kavinoky Theatre, 320 Porter Ave. (829-7668).

SCREEN PLAY, comedy by A. R. Gurney directed by Scott Behrend, starring Bob Grabowski, Jay Pichardo, Natalie Mack, Carlton Franklin, Jermain Cooper, Jonathan Shuey, David Hayes. Through Mar 27, Thu-Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2. Road Less Traveled Theater, Market Arcade Film & Arts Centre, 639 Main St. (1-800-745-3000).

ZOOMAN AND THE SIGN, drama by Charles Fuller presented by Alemaedae Theater & Xavier Films, directed by Willie Judson. Through Mar 27, Sat at 8, Sun at 6. TheaterLoft, 545 Elmwood Ave. (883-0380).


DEATH OF A SALESMAN, drama by Arthur Miller presented by The Alden Christian Theatre Society, directed by Angela J. Sutter, starring Chris Best, Betsy Ross, Josh Dee, Ryan Morgan, Rob Schwartz, Dylan Brozyna, Les Bailey, Joe Kibler, Joe Hoiden, Cassy Dwyer, Sara Best. Through Mar 13, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2:30. ACTS Beacon Cafe and Performing Arts Center, 1470 Church St., Alden (937-7770).

4:48 PSYCHOSIS, drama by Sarah Kane presented by Subversive Theatre, directed by Brian Zybala, starring Rebecca Ward. Through Mar 13, Fri & Sat at 8, Sun at 6. The Manny Fried Playhouse, 255 Great Arrow Ave., third floor (408-0499).

GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS, drama by David Mamet presented by New Alt Performance Group, directed by Ronald J. Leonardi, starring Kerrykate Abel, Wendy Hall, Jennifer Fitzery, Megan Callahan, Christina Golab, Joy Ann Wrona, Lisa Dee. Through Mar 12, Thu-Sat at 8. ALT Theatre, 255 Great Arrow Ave., third floor (868-6847).

STEEL MAGNOLIAS, comedy by Robert Harling presented by Rocking Horse Productions, directed by Leigha Eichhorn, starring Susan Abel, Lesta Ammons, Alyson Franklin, Colleen Neumann, Courtney Weather, Kristin Weeks. Through Mar 13, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Thu & Sun at 2:30. Lancaster Opera House, 21 Central Ave., Lancaster (683-1776).

Special Presentations

DIVA BY DIVA: A Celebration of Women, presented by O’Connell & Company, open-ended run, Wed at 7:30. Erie Community College North Campus, 6205 Main St., Williamsville (848-0800).

FINNEGAN’S FAREWELL, dinner theater comedy by Kevin Alexander, to benefit the Buffalo Irish Center, presented by Lancaster Regional Players, directed by Eileen Stevic, starring Melissa Cumming, Bill Kennedy, Pamela Snyder, Kevin Tilley, Al McFadyen, Eileen Stevic. Mar 12 at 6, Mar 13 at 3. Buffalo Irish Center, 245 Abbott Road (825-6700).

RETURN ENGAGEMENTS, comedy by Bernard Slade, directed by Jay Desiderio, starring Tilke Hill, Margo Davis, Marc John Donahue, Aaron Krygier, Joe Cassidy, Lisa Hinca, Justyne Harris. Mar 12-May 15, Thu & Sat, dinner at 6, show at 8; Sun dinner at 5, show at 7. Desiderio’s Dinner Theatre, 5827 Broadway, Lancaster (683-7767).


AUNT DAN AND LEMON, drama by Wallace Shawn, presented by Torn Space Theater, directed by David Oliver, starring Kristen Tripp Kelly, Kristin Bentley, Kelly Meg Brennan, David Lundy, Adrienne Lewis, Andrew Kottler, Greg Howze. Mar 17 at 8. Mar 18-Apr 9, Fri & Sat at 8, plus Apr 10 at 8. The Adam Mickiewicz Dramatic Circle, 612 Fillmore Ave (812-5733).

CLUE: THE MUSICAL, musical based on the board game presented by Creative Allusions Productions, starring Teresa Bock, Dan Couladis, Lucy Dadd, Rick Doetterl, Brandon Machajewski, Marc-Jon Filippone, Todd Fuller, Emily Styn. Mar 18-27, Thu-Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2:30. Lancaster Opera House, 21 Central Ave., Lancaster (683-1776).

THE BALD SOPRANO by Eugene Ionesco, world premiere adaptation by Drew McCabe and Jon Elston, presented by Theater Jugend, directed by McCabe, starring Shaun McLaughlin, Elizabeth Oddy, Sara Marioles, Matt Kindley, Dan Morris, Jenny Kulwicki. Mar 24-Apr 9, Thu-Sat at 8. The Manny Fried Playhouse, 255 Great Arrow Ave., third floor (445-9432)

INHERIT THE WIND, drama by Lawrence and Lee presented by the New Phoenix Theatre and Subversive Theatre Collective, directed by Kurt Schneiderman, starring Gary Darling, Greg Natale, Richard Lambert. Mar 17-Apr 16, Thu-Sat at 8. New Phoenix Theatre, 95 Johnson Park (853-1334).