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On The Boards Theater Listings

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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).

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.

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).

LA BETE, comedy by David Hearson presented by the Irish Classical Theatre Company, directed by Fortunato Pezzimenti, starring Brian Mysliwy, Vincent O’Neill, Josephine Hogan, Gerry Maher, Jessica Wegrzyn, Jennifer Fitzery, Scott Malkovsky, Kay Kerimian, Tim Newell, Kristen Tripp Kelley. Sep 8-Oct 2, Thu & Fri at 7:30, Sat at 3 & 7:30, Sun at 2 (Sep 16 at 8). Andrews Theatre, 625 Main St. (853-ICTC).

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).

SEXUAL PERVERSITY IN CHICAGO by David Mamet, presented by NOMAD Theatre Collective in association with W.A.R.P.D. Productions, directed by Ariel Mombrea, starring Mombrea, Tim Reinsel, Lynn Domico, Kevin Nagel. Sep 8-24, Thu-Sat at 8. Rust Belt Books, 202 Allen St. (946-0985).


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. Through Oct 16, Wed & Thu at 7, Fri at 8, Sat at 4 & 8, Sun at 2. 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).

BENT, drama by Martin Sherman presented by Buffalo United Artists, directed by Drew McCabe, starring Marc Sacco, Chris LaBanca, Jonathan Shuey, James Wild, Timothy Patrick Finnegan, Christopher S. Parada, Michael Seitz Sep 23-Oct 15, Fri & Sat at 8. BUA Theater, 119 Chippewa St. (886-9239).

COOL BLUES by Bill Harris, directed by Edward G. Smith. Sep16-Oct 9, Fri & Sat at 8, Sun at 4. Paul Robeson Theatre at the African American Cultural Center, 350 Masten Ave. (884-2013).

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).

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).

INDIVISIBLE, dark comedy written and directed by Taylor Doherty, presented by the Buffalo Laboratory Theatre, starring Ray Boucher, Dan Walker, Kathleen Golde, Anne Roaldi, Lisa Dee, Rolando Gomez. Sep 16-Oct 1, Thu-Sat at 8, plus Sep 18 at 2. William E. Swan Auditorium, Hilbert College, 5200 South Park Ave., Hamburg (202-9033).

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. Sep 15 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).

THREE ONE-ACTS, presented by the Western Door Playhouse, including The Audition by Steven Petix, directed by Robert Priest; Canker Sores and Other Distractions and Kitty the Waitress by Christopher Durang, directed by Sharon Priest, starring Sam Fadel, Paul Gadawski, Sami Granieri, Brandon Minicucci, Bob Priest, Dede Secic, Linda Silvestri, Tom Slaiman. Sep 16-Oct 2, Fri & Sat at 8, Sun. at 2:30 (no performance Sep 18) Woodbox Theatre, Niagara Arts and Cultural Center, 1201 Pine Ave. at Portage Rd., (297-5910).