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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 Repertory 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).


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. Through Feb 12, Fri & Sat at 8. BUA Theater, 119 Chippewa St. (886-9239). Read more in this week's Theater Week.

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).

GUTENBERG! THE MUSICAL!, musical by Brown and King presented by New Alt Performance Group, directed by Loraine O’Donnell, starring David Butler, Tim Newell. Through Feb 5, Thu-Sat at 8, plus Jan 29 & Feb 5 at 4. ALT Theatre, 255 Great Arrow Ave., third floor (868-6847). Read more 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). 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. Through Feb 13, Thu-Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2:30. Erie Community College North Campus, 6205 Main St., Williamsville (848-0800).

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). Read more in this week's Theater Week.

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


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

Special Presentations

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

DIVA BY DIVA: A Celebration of Women, presented by O’Connell & Company, open-ended run, Wed at 7:30. Erie Community College- North Campus, 6205 Main St., Williamsville (848-0800).

DONNA: A CIVIL WAR OPERA, world premiere by Keller Vogalsang presented by Alleyway Theatre and Theatre Plus, directed by Kim Piazza, starring Lee Hartlieb, Keller Vogalsang, Johnathan Places, Donna Lynn Caudill. Jan 27 & 28 at 8. Alleyway Theatre, One Curtain Up Alley (852-2600).

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 & 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 28 at 7:15. Fox Valley Country Club, 6161 Genesee St, Lancaster (633-4355).


ANGEL STREET, mystery play by Patrick Hamilton presented by the Playhouse of American Classics, directed by Terence McDonald, starring Diane Gaidry, Jon Summers, Keith Elkins, Bethany Scarlet Sparacio, Karen Ray Bailey, William Laurie. Feb 4-13, Fri at 7:30, Sat at 2:30 & 7:30, Sun at 2:30. Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society, 25 Nottingham Court at Elmwood Ave. (873-9644 x301).

CRUMBS FROM THE TABLE OF JOY, drama by Lynn Nottage directed by Ibn Shabazz, starring John Ceasar, Germaine Robinson, Aitina Fareed Cooke, Debbi Davis, Jane E. Cudmore. Feb 4-27, Fri & Sat at 8, Sun at 4. Paul Robeson Theatre at the African American Cultural Center, 350 Masten Ave. (884-2013).

DEATH ON THE NILE, murder mystery based on the novel by Agatha Christie, presented by the Mystery Company, directed by Jerry Kelly, starring Emily Augustyniak, Les Bailey, Melissa Cumming, Elaine Heckler, Jerry Kelly, Nancy Kelley, Wallace Kubler, Ed Kowalczewski, Donna Manquen, Suzie Marranca, David Mitchell, Paul Nogaro, Marta Roiz, Penny Striker, Bob Wagner. Feb 4-13, Fri & Sat at 7:30, plus Feb 6 at 1, and Feb 10 & 13 at 2:30. Lancaster Opera House, 21 Central Ave., Lancaster (683-1776).

OUR TOWN, drama by Thornton Wilder, directed by L. Don Swartz, starring Michael Breen, Sarah Averill McFadden, Daniel F. Torres. Feb 10 at 7. Feb 11-26, Fri & Sat at 8, plus Feb 27 at 2. Ghostlight Theatre, 170 Schenck St., North Tonawanda (743-1614).

PIRANDELLO’S WIFE, world premiere of a play by Lynn Elliot, presented by Theatre Plus, directed by Neal Radice, starring Pamela Rose Mangus, Stephanie Bax, Andrea Andolina, Allie Hartwick, Roger Van Dette, Joseph Laspro, Michael Seitz, Jeffrey Coyle, Joy Scime. Feb 3-19, Thu-Sat at 7:30. Alleyway Theatre, One Curtain Up Alley (852-2600).