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On The Boards Theater Listings

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"Medea" presented by New Alt Performance Group runs through May 28.


A COMEDY OF QUEERERS! world premiere of a play by Shawn Northrip presented by Brazen-Faced Varlets, directed by Lara Haberberger, starring Kelly M. Beuth, Heather Fangsrud, Theresa DiMuro Wilber, Amy Wrzos. Through Jun 4, Thu-Sat at 8. Rust Belt Books, Allen & Elmwood.

LAUGHTER ON THE 23rd FLOOR, comedy by Neil Simon presented by American Repertory Theater of WNY, directed by Thomas LaChiusa, starring Jacob Albarella, Andrea Andolina, David Bondrow, Jeffery Coyle, Gary Darling, Lisa Dee, Sean Kelly, Ronald J Leonardi, David C Mitchell. Through Jun 11, Thu-Fri at 8, plus Jun 8 at 8. Buffalo East, 1412 Main St. (884-4858).

MAME, musical by Jerry Herman presented by O’Connell & Company and Playhouse of American Classics, directed by Terence McDonald, starring Mary Kate O’Connell, Pamela Rose Mangus, Mark Burgasser, Patrick Cooke, Jennifer Fitzery, Joey Bucheker, Matthew Mooney, Paul Bene, Jenn Stafford. Through Jun 5, Thu-Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2:30. Erie Community College- North Campus, 6205 Main St., Williamsville (848-0800).


FILLMORE, world premiere musical by Richard Lambert and Steve Borowski, directed by Drew McCabe, starring Kathleen Ashwill, Wendy Hall, Mary Moebius, Marshall Maxwell, Crescenzo Scipione, Marshall Maxwell, Carmen Swans, Jenny Kulwicki. Through May 28, Thu-Sat at 8. New Phoenix Theatre on the Park, 95 Johnson Park (853-1334).

THE GRAND MANNER, comedy by A. R. Gurney directed by Robert Waterhouse, starring Barbara Link LaRue, Richard Lambert, Eileen Dugan, Andy Herr. Through May 29, Thu & Fri at 8, Sat at 4 & 8, Sun at 2. Kavinoky Theatre, 320 Porter Ave. (829-7668).

LEBENSRAUM (Living Space), drama by Israel Horovitz presented by Jewish Repertory Theatre, directed by Saul Elkin, starring Tim Newell, Megan Callahan, Nathan Winkelstein. Through May 29, Thu at 7:30, Sat at 4 & 8, Sun at 2. Alleyway Theatre, One Curtain Up Alley (688-4114 x 391).

MEDEA, adaptation of the Greek tragedy presented by New Alt Performance Group, directed by David Lundy, starring Morgan Chard, Patrick Caughill, Brittany Kucala, James Heffron, Norman Daniels, Richard Hummert, Alice Cunningham, Meghan Morono, Megan Callahan, Russ Papia, Amy Taravella. Through May 28, Thu-Sat at 8. ALT Theatre, 255 Great Arrow Ave., third floor (868-6847).

THE MURDER ROOM, comedy farce by Jack Sharkey, presented by Aurora Players, directed by Peter C. Bisuito, starring Brendan J. Cunningham, Amanda Wilcox, Ann Grimaldi, Jeff Maris, Catherine Burkhart, Monish Bhattacharyya. Through May 28. Fri & Sat at 8, Sun at 2:30. Roycroft Pavilion, South Grove St. and Prospect Ave. East Aurora (687-6727).

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).


ANNIE, musical by Strouse and Charnin presented by MTC Productions, directed by Peter Maier, starring Emily Augustiniak, Kyle Beiter, Devan Golda, Corey Neil, Jennifer Odien. Jun 3-19, Thu-Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2:30, plus Jun 18 at 2:30. Lancaster Opera House, 21 Central Ave., Lancaster (683-1776).

BLACK COMEDY, comedy by Peter Shaffer presented by Kaleidoscope Theatre Productions, directed by Keith Wharton. Jun 10-25, Fri at 7:30, Sat at 3 & 7:30. Lecture Hall in the Main Building at Medaille College, 18 Agassiz Circle (479-1587).

BROADWAY IN CONCERT XII, musical revue presented by Niagara Regional Theatre Guild, directed by Fran Newton. Jun 3-11, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 3. The Ellicott Creek Playhouse, 550 Ellicott Creek Rd., Tonawanda (284-6358).

NOT NOT NOT NOT NOT ENOUGH OXYGEN, drama by Caryl Churchill, presented by Torn Space Theater in association with the Irish Classical Theatre Company, directed by Dan Shanahan, starring Kristen Tripp Kelley, Jim Maloy, Justine Brooke Rodriquez, Dechen Dolkar. Jun 12, 19, 26 at 7. Andrews Theatre, 625 Main St. (812-5733).

THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD, drama by John Millington Synge, presented by Irish Classical Theatre Company, directed by Derek Campbell, starring Patrick Moltane, Vincent O’Neill, Dan Walker, Cassie Gorniewicz, Josephine Hogan, Gerry Maher. Jun 2-26, Thu & Fri at 7:30, Sat at 3 & 7:30, Sun at 2. Andrews Theatre, 625 Main St. (853-ICTC).

THE YEOMEN OF THE GUARD, operetta by Gilbert and Sullivan presented by Opera-Lytes, directed by Gayle Nason-Churchill. Jun 3-5, Fri at 7:30, Sat & Sun at 2. Alleyway Theatre, One Curtain Up Alley (837-3440).

WEST SIDE STORY, touring production of the Broadway musical presented by Shea’s and Albert Nocciolino. Jun 7-12, Tue-Thu at 7:30, Fri at 8, Sat at 2 & 8, Sun at 2 & 7. Shea’s Performing Arts Center, 646 Main St. (1-800-745-3000).