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ANITA BRYANT DIED FOR YOUR SINS, comedy by Brian Christopher Williams presented by Buffalo United Artists, directed by Chris Kelly, starring Caitlin Coleman, Marie Costa, J. R. Finan, Timothy Patrick Finnegan, Wendy Hall, John N. Kaczorowski, Matthew Nerber, Justin Ryan. Jan 21-Feb 12, Fri & Sat at 8. BUA Theater, 119 Chippewa St. (886-9239). Read more in this week's Theater Week.

GUTENBERG! THE MUSICAL!, musical by Brown and King presented by New Alt Performance Group, directed by Loraine O’Donnell, starring David Butler, Tim Newell. Jan 20-Feb 5, Thu-Sat at 8, plus Jan 29 & Feb 5 at 4, and Jan 23 at 7. ALT Theatre, 255 Great Arrow Ave., third floor (868-6847). Read more in this week's Theater Week.

NUNSET BOULEVARD: The Nunsense Hollywood Bowl Show, musical by Dan Goggin presented by O’Connell & Company, directed by Joey Bucheker, starring Susana Breese, Erin Brignone, Mary Craig, Mary Moebius, Mary Kate O’Connell. Jan 20-Feb 13, Thu-Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2:30. Erie Community College- North Campus, 6205 Main St., Williamsville (848-0800).

[TITLE OF SHOW], musical by Bell and Bowen, directed by Randall Kramer, starring Steve Copps, Lisa Ludwig, Michele Marie Roberts, Marc Sacco. Jan 26-Mar 6, Wed & Thu at 7, Fri at 8, Sat at 4 & 8, Sun at 2. MusicalFare Theatre, 4380 Main St., Amherst (839-8540).

TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE, drama by Jeffrey Hatcher and Mitch Albom, presented by Red Carpet Theater Productions, starring Norm Argulsky, Ray Boucher. Jan 21-30, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2:30. Lancaster Opera House, 21 Central Ave., Lancaster (683-1776).


CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF, drama by Tennessee Williams, directed by Greg Natale, starring Diane Curley, Neal Moeller, Dan Walker, Sheila McCarthy. Through Feb 6, Thu & Fri at 7:30, Sat at 3 & 7:30, Sun at 2. Andrews Theatre, 625 Main St. (853-ICTC). Read Anthony Chase's review in this week's Theater Week.

I AM A MAN, docudrama by Oyamo presented by Subversive Theatre, directed by Annette Daniels-Taylor, starring Pete Johnson, Ernest “Buzzy” Griffin, Harold Luther White, Lawrence Rowswell, Jack Agugliaro, Leon S. Copeland, Jr., Brandon Williamson, Shanntina Moore, Tom Izard, India Moss, Chantal Sade Dubose. Through Feb 5, Thu-Sat at 8. The Manny Fried Playhouse, 255 Great Arrow Ave., third floor (408-0499).

THIRD, drama by Wendy Wasserstein, directed by Peter Palmisano, starring Eileen Dugan, Saul Elkin, Patrick Cameron, Anne Roaldi, Colleen Gaughan. Through Feb 6, Thu & Fri at 8, Sat at 4 & 8, Sun at 2. Kavinoky Theatre, 320 Porter Ave. (829-7668).

Special Presentations

BROADWAY IN CONCERT XI: A Place To Call Home, musical revue presented by the Niagara Regional Theatre Guild, Jan 21-29, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 3. The Ellicott Creek Playhouse, 530 Ellicott Creek Road, Tonawanda (284-6358).

THE GOD OF VENGEANCE, staged reading of the play by Sholem Asch presented by Brazen-Faced Varlets directed by Lara Haberberger, starring Kelly Beuth, Heather Fangsrud, Martha Rothkopf, Theresa DiMuro Wilber, Brittany Kucala, Amy Gore, Travis Hedland. Jan 20 at 7:30. Rust Belt Books, Allen and Elmwood. Free admission.

MY THREE ANGELS, comedy by Sam and Bella Spewack, directed by Jay Desiderio, starring Rob Dziechciarz, Chris Turton, Tim Reinsel, Kevin Craig, Ben Sheedy, Ariel Mombrea, Valerie Lohr, Bill Baldwin, Katherine Ventressca, Michael Volansky. Through Jan 30, weekdays and Sat, dinner at 6, show at 8; Sun dinner at 5, show at 7. Desiderio’s Dinner Theatre, 5827 Broadway, Lancaster (683-7767).

TONY N’ TINA’S WEDDING, interactive dinner theater comedy presented by Actors Anonymous Theatre Company, starring Patty Hannel, Tony Ioviero, Steve Urge, Ernie Insana, music by SuddenUrge. Jan 21, 22 & 28 at 7:15. Fox Valley Country Club, 6161 Genesee St, Lancaster (633-4355).


BITCH BARES ALL, world premiere of a play by and starring Lisa Vitrano, directed by Kristen Tripp Kelley. Jan 28-Feb 13, Thu-Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2. Road Less Traveled Theater, Market Arcade Film & Arts Centre, 639 Main St. (1-800-745-3000).

COWBOY MOUTH, drama by Sam Shepard (plus “Cowboy #2” and “Savage Love”) presented by American Rep Theater of WNY, directed by Larry Smith, starring Aaron Krygier, Tilke Hill, Jacob Albarella. Preview Jan 27 at 8. Jan 28-Feb 12, Thu-Sat at 8, plus Feb 9 at 8. Buffalo East, 1410 Main St. (884-4858).

THREE VIEWINGS, drama by Jeffrey Hatcher presented by Kaleidoscope Theatre Productions directed by Matthew F. Slazak and Paul Wittmeyer, starring Slazak, Erin Sabia, Jeanne Vuich. Jan 28-Feb 12, Fri at 7:30, Sat at 3 & 7:30. Lecture Hall in the Main Building at Medaille College, 18 Agassiz Circle (479-1587).