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On The Boards Theater Listings

Fame opens Friday, August 11, at Artpark. (photo by Matthew Buckley/MMBArts Photography.)

On the Boards is presented by the Irish Classical Theatre Company. To be considered for On the Boards, submissions must be received by 5pm on Wednesday one week prior to publication. Send notice VIA e-mail to:


FAME, THE MUSICAL, conceived and developed by David De Silva, directed by Randall Kramer. Aug 12-18, Fri & Sat at 8, Sun at 2 & 8, Mon & Wed at 8, Thu at 2 & 8. Artpark Main Stage, 450 South 4th St., Lewiston (754-4375).

LOVE LETTERS, play by A. R. Gurney presented by Road Less Traveled Productions to benefit the Emanuel Fried New Play Workshop, directed by Doug Weyand. Aug 12 (starring Bert Gambini and Loraine O’Donnell) & Aug 13 (starring Peter Palmisano and Lisa Vitrano) at 7:30. Road Less Traveled Theater, Market Arcade Film & Arts Centre, 639 Main St. (629-3069).


THE BIRDS ATTACK!, comedy by Jimmy Janowski presented by Buffalo United Artists, directed by Todd Warfield, starring Janowski, Michael Blasdell, Timothy Patrick Finnegan, Eric Rawski, Luis A. Rodriguez, Michael Seitz, Christopher Standart. Through Aug 28, Sat at 8, Sun at 7. BUA Theater, 119 Chippewa St. (886-9239).

LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST, comedy by William Shakespeare, presented by Chautauqua Theater Company, directed by Ethan McSweeny. Through Aug 19. Bratton Theater, Chautauqua Institution (357-6250).

OKLAHOMA!, classic musical by Rodgers and Hammerstein, directed by Debby Koszelak Swartz, starring Katherine Quattrini, Dan Zerpa. Through Aug 20, Fri & Sat at 8, plus Aug 21 at 2. Ghostlight Theatre, 170 Schenck St, North Tonawanda (743-1614).


AS YOU LIKE IT, comedy by William Shakespeare presented by Shakespeare in Delaware Park, directed Eileen Dugan, starring Jerrold Brown, Morgan Chard, Steve Vaughan, Anne Roaldi, Tim Newell. Through Aug 14, Tue-Sun at 7:30. Shakespeare Hill, Delaware Park, behind the Rose Garden (856-4533).

GUILLOTINE: Heads Will Roll, world premiere of a play written and directed by Joe Siracusa presented by Subversive Theatre, starring Brittany Kucala, Mollie McDermott, Tommy Vane, Emilie Pryor, John Kehoe, Caitlin Neumann, Lesta Ammons. August 11-13 at 8, Manny Fried Playhouse at 255 Great Arrow Ave. (408-0499).

PHANTOM TOLLBOOTH, adapted for the stage by Susan Nanus, presented by Alden Christian Theatre Society. Through Aug 14, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2:30. ACTS Performing Arts Center, 1470 Church St., Alden (937-7770).


BAD SEED, thriller by Maxwell Anderson presented by Hamburg Theatre Under the Stars, directed by Tony Baksa, starring Catherine Colmerauer, Tara Potzler, Jack Edson, Brenda Lamm, Marc Ruffino, Gene Jezewicz, PJ Tighe. Sep 1-4. Memorial Park, Hamburg (648-6963).

LILLIAN by William Luce, presented by the Jewish Repertory Theatre, starring Tina Rausa. Aug 25 at 6:30. The Maxine and Robert Seller Theatre, Jewish Community Center, 2640 N. Forest Road, Getzville (688-4114 x391).

THIS IS OUR YOUTH, drama by Kenneth Lonergan presented by Post-Industrial Productions, directed by Bob Van Valin, starring Michael Renna, Jeffry Burke, Maura Nolan. Aug 18-27, Thu-Sat at 7:30.The Manny Fried Playhouse, 255 Great Arrow Ave., third floor (359-5760).