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On The Boards Theater Listings

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Subversive Shorts 2011, Subversive Theatre's annual showcase of short political plays, continues through July 17.


ONE MORE FOR MY BABY, world premiere of the revue conceived by David Grapes, John Fredo and Randall Kramer, directed by Kramer, starring John Fredo, Don Gervasi. Jul 6-Aug 6, Wed & Thu at 7, Fri at 8, Sat at 4 & 8. MusicalFare Theatre, 4380 Main St., Amherst (839-8540).


INSIDIOUS, play by Ibn Shabazz, directed by Doug Zschiegner, starring Greg Howze, Xavier Harris, Adrienne Lewis, Carlton Franklin, John Vines. Through Jul 10, Thu-Sun at 7:30. Road Less Traveled Theater, Market Arcade Film & Arts Centre, 639 Main St. (629-3069).

THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, tragedy by William Shakespeare presented by Shakespeare in Delaware Park, directed Brian Cavanagh, starring Saul Elkin, Sudan Drozd, Peter Palmisano, Adriano Gatto, Kay Kerimian, Leah Russo, David Autivino. Through Jul 10, Tue-Sun at 7:30. Shakespeare Hill, Delaware Park, behind the Rose Garden (856-4533).

RECOVERY MODE, comedy by Matthew Burlingame presented by Buffalo United Artists, directed by Joey Bucheker, starring Gary Andrews, Matthew Crehan Higgins, Sean Murphy, Marc Sacco, Victoria Perez. Through Jul 17, Sat at 8, Sun at 7, plus Jul 1 at 8 (no performance Jul 3). BUA Theater, 119 W. Chippewa (886-9239).

SUBVERSIVE SHORTS 2011, annual showcase of new short political plays presented by Subversive Theatre. Through Jul 17, Thu-Sat at 8. Sun at 6. The Manny Fried Playhouse, 255 Great Arrow Ave., third floor (408-0499).


ALWAYS…PATSY CLINE, play with music conceived and written by Ted Swindley, directed by Tom Makar, starring Kelly Ann Krupski, Lisa Ludwig. Through Jul 3, Wed at 7, Thu & Fri at 8, Sat at 4 & 8, Sun at 2. Kavinoky Theatre, 320 Porter Ave. (829-7668).


CLINTON’S DITCH: the Story of the Building of the Erie Canal, historical drama by Anne Porter Paris and Hugh Pratt, presented by the Erie Canal Drama Theater, directed by Dan Shanahan, starring Richard Lambert. Jul 8, 9, 10, 22, 23, 24 at 8. Canalside on the Buffalo Harbor, free admission.

HAIRSPRAY, musical presented by Curtain-Up Performers. Jul 7-17, Thu & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 3 & 7:30. Palace Theatre, 2 East Ave. Lockport (438-1130).

PETER PAN, family play by J. M. Barrie presented by Wee-Folk Little Theatre. Jul 7 & 8 at 6:30. Gateway Building Auditorium 3556 Lakeshore Blvd., Blasdell (392-0267).