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Alleyway opens its season on September 8 with Neal Radice's "The Ghost of Fort Niagara"


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, Thu-Sat at 7, Sun at 3. Memorial Park, Hamburg (648-6963).

OLIVER!, musical by Lionel Bart, directed by Chris Kelly, starring Brandon Barry, Megan Callahan, Matt Crane, Joe Donohue III, Philip Farugia, Cassie Gorniewicz, Amy Jakiel, John N. Kaczorowski, Eric Michael Rawski, Jenn Stafford, Brian Riggs, Adam Kluge. Sep 7-Oct 16, Wed & Thu at 7, Fri at 8, Sat at 4 & 8, Sun at 2. Half-price preview on Sep 6 at 7. MusicalFare Theatre, 4380 Main St., Amherst (839-8540).

Special Presentations

THE OWL AND THE PUSSYCAT, comedy by Bill Manhoff, directed by Jay Desiderio, starring Katherine Ventresca, Todd Fuller. Through Oct 9, Thu & Sat dinner at 6, show at 8. Sun, dinner at 5, show at 7. Desiderio’s Dinner Theatre, 5827 Broadway, Lancaster (683-7767).


ANNIE, Broadway musical presented by Theatre in the Mist in conjunction with Beyondus. Sep 16-24, Fri at 7:30, Sat at 2 & 7:30, plus Sep 22 at 7:30. Niagara Falls High Performing Arts Center, 4455 Porter Road, Niagara Falls (1-877-856-0694).

BAREFOOT IN THE PARK, comedy by Neil Simon presented by Kaleidoscope Theatre Productions, directed by Don Gervasi, starring Maura Nolan, Andy Herr, Britany Hagen, Doug Anderson, Margo Davis, John Buscaglia. Sep 16 at 8. Sep 17-Oct 1, Fri at 7:30, Sat at 3 & 7:30. Lecture Hall in the Main Building at Medaille College, 18 Agassiz Circle (479-1587).

CINDERELLA, musical by Rodgers and Hammerstein presented by Coop’s Spotlight Productions. Sep 9-25, Fri at 7:30, Sat at 2:30 & 7:30, Sun at 2:30 (Sep 16 at 8). Lancaster Opera House, 21 Central Ave., Lancaster (683-1776).

ELEGIES: A Song Cycle, musical by William Finn, presented by O’Connell & Company, directed by Dale Zurbrick, starring Tom Doyle, Darryl Hart, Katy Miner, Scott Nykiel, Mary Kate O’Connell. Sep 8-Oct 2, Thu-Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2:30. Erie Community College- North Campus, 6205 Main St., Williamsville (848-0800).

FLOYD COLLINS, musical by Adam Guettel and Tina Landau presented by American Rep Theater of WNY, directed by Jeffrey Coyle, starring Steve Copps, James R Finan, Courtney Weather, Pamela Rose Mangus, Adam Yellen, Gary Darling, Josh Synder, Victor Morales, Dudney E Joseph, Erin Brignone, Christopher Andreana, Richard Kraemer, Steven E Sitzan. Sep16-Oct 2, Thu-Sat at 7:30, Sun at 3, plus Sep 28 at 7:30 (performances Sep 16 & 17 at 8). Buffalo East, 1410 Main St.(634-1102).

42ND STREET, Broadway musical directed by Norm Sham, starring Debbie Pappas, John Fredo, Kelly Jakiel, Patrick O’Herron, Kelli Bocock-Natale, Sara Ball, Kelly Cammarata, Charmagne Chi, Devan Marie Corcoran, Greg Gjurich. Daniel Hess, Steve Jakiel. Sep 9-Oct 9, Thu & Fri at 8, Sat at 4 & 8, Sun at 2. Kavinoky Theatre, 320 Porter Ave. (829-7668).

THE GHOST OF FORT NIAGARA, world premiere of a musical by Neal Radice, starring David C. Mitchell, Roger Van Dette, Katy Clancy, Nicholas Lama, James Heffron, Nathan Miller, Paloma D’Auria. Sep 8-Oct 1, Thu-Sat at 7:30 (Sep 16 at 8). Alleyway Theatre, One Curtain Up Alley (852-2600).

I AM NOT LEAVING, world premiere of an original play created by the Buffalo State Theater Department, directed by Joseph Price. Sep 14 at 8. Warren Enters Theatre, Upton Hall.

IN THE NEXT ROOM, OR THE VIBRATOR PLAY, by Sarah Ruhl, directed by Robert Waterhouse, starring Katie White, Christian Brandjes, Richard Lambert, Kelly Meg Brennan, Patrick Cameron, Wendy Hall, Danica Riddick. Sep 16-Oct 9 Thu-Sat at 8, plus Oct 2 & 9 at 2. The New Phoenix Theatre on the Park, 95 Johnson Park (853-1334).

INTERNAL CONTINUITY, world premiere of the comedy by Shaun McLaughlin, directed by Scott Behrend, starring Matt Witten, Dave Hayes, Bob Grabowski, Sara Kow-Falcone, Aaron Krygier, Bethany Sparacio. Sep 9-Oct 2, Thu-Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2. Road Less Traveled Theater, Market Arcade Film & Arts Centre, 639 Main St. (1-800-745-3000).

THE MALE INTELLECT: AN OXYMORON?, one-man show starring Robert Dubac. Sep 13-18, Tue-Thu at 7:30, Fri at 8, Sat at 4 & 8, Sun at 2. Shea’s Smith Theatre, 658 Main St. (1-800-745-3000).

MARAT/SADE by Peter Weiss, presented by Subversive Theatre, directed by Kurt Schneiderman, starring Christopher Standart, Lisa Vitrano, Kevin Iuzzini, Becky Globus, Lawrence Rowswell, Michael Votta, Scot Kaitanowski, Leonard Ziolkowski, Elexa Kopty, Justin Krall, Candace Whitfield, Leo DiBello. Sep 15-Oct 15, Thu-Sat at 8. The Manny Fried Playhouse, 255 Great Arrow Ave., third floor (408-0499).

PINKALICIOUS: THE MUSICAL by Elizabeth Kann, Victoria Kann, and John Gregor, presented by Theatre of Youth, directed by Michael Walline, starring Arin Lee Dandes, Loraine O’Donnell, Marc-Jon Filippone, Kevin Craig, Nancy Sam. Sep 16 at 8. Sep 17-Oct 16, Sat & Sun at 2. Alllendale Theatre, 203 Allen St. (884-4400 x 304).

PROCESSION, site-specific performance written and directed by Dan Shanahan, presented by Torn Space Theater, starring John Toohill, John Giovanni Joy, Diane Gaidry, Tim McPeek, Danielle Herrmann, Renee Herrmann, Carmen Swans, Christopher Titus, K. Cornelius, Jim Abramson, Justin Rowland. Sep15 at 8. Sep 16-Oct 9, Fri & Sat at 8, plus Oct 9 at 8 (no performance Sep17). The Theosophical Society of WNY, 70 Military Road (812-5733).