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Jimmy Janowski stars in The Divine Sister, opening at BUA this weekend.


THE CRUCIBLE, drama by Arthur Miller presented by the Niagara Regional Theatre Guild, directed by Les Bailey. Nov 11-Nov 20, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 3. Ellicott Creek Playhouse, 530 Ellicott Creek Rd., Tonawanda (284-6358).

DAMN YANKEES, classic musical by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross presented by Niagara University Theatre, directed by Steven Braddock. Nov 10-20, Thu at 7, Fri at 7:30, Sat & Sun at 2 & 7:30. Leary Theatre, Clet Hall, NU campus (286-8685).

THE DIVINE SISTER, comedy by Charles Busch presented by Buffalo United Artists, directed by Chris Kelly, starring Jimmy Janowski, Kerrykate Abel, Caitlin Coleman, Beth Donohue, Jessica Rasp, Michael Seitz. Nov 11-Dec 3, Fri & Sat at 8, plus Nov 20 at 7. BUA Theater, 119 W. Chippewa St. (886-9239).

IT GOES LIKE IT GOES: The Music of David Shire, world premiere of the musical revue conceived by Nathan R. Matthews, presented by UB Department of Theatre & Dance, co-directed by Terry Berliner and Matthews. Nov 16-20, Wed-Fri at 7:30, Sat at 2 & 7:30, Sun at 2. Drama Theatre, Center for the Arts, UB North Campus (645-ARTS).

FRED’S REQUIEM, comedy written and directed by Matthew LaChiusa presented by American Repertory Theatre of WNY, starring Joy Scime, Todd Fuller, Scot Kaitanowski, Alexa Kopty, Adam Yellen, David Nuijens, Patrick Caughill, Bob Bozek, Leo DiBello, Kate Germain, Jocelyn Hanson, Michael E. Nowicki. Preview Nov 10 at 7:30. Nov 11-Dec 3, Wed-Sat at 7:30 (no performances Nov 16 & 24). Buffalo East, 1410 Main St. (634-1102).

SUPERIOR DONUTS, comedic drama by Tracy Letts directed by Scott Behrend, starring Steve Jakiel, Barry Williams, Gerry Maher, Victoria Perez, Carlton Franklin, Jermain Cooper, Stan Klimecko, Aaron Krygier. Nov 11-Dec 4, Thu-Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2, Road Less Traveled Theater, Market Arcade Film & Arts Centre, 639 Main St. (1-800-745-3000).


A CLASS ACT, musical by Edward Kleban, Linda Kline, and Lonny Price, directed by Randall Kramer, starring Louis Colaiacovo, Bobby Cooke, Doug Crane, Mary Coppola Gjurich, Adrienne Lewis, Marc Sacco, Nancy Sam, Lisa Vitrano. Through Dec 11, Wed & Thu at 7, Fri at 8, Sat at 4 & 8, Sun at 2 (no performance Nov 24). MusicalFare Theatre, 4380 Main St., Amherst (839-8540).

GOD OF CARNAGE, comedy by Yasmina Reza, directed by David Lamb, starring Eileen Dugan, Lisa Ludwig, Patrick Moltane, Norman Sham. Through Dec 4, Thu & Fri at 8, Sat at 4 & 8, Sun at 2. Kavinoky Theatre, 320 Porter Ave. (829-7668).

GREENSPAN AND THE TRILOBITES, comedy by Michael Fanelli, presented by Subversive Theatre Collective, directed by Tilke Hill, starring Verneice Turner, Greg Howze, Darryl Hart, Dave Burger. Through Nov 19, Thu-Sat at 8. The Manny Fried Playhouse, 255 Great Arrow Ave., third floor (408-0499).

THE STEPMOTHER, US premiere by Githa Sowerby, presented by Buffalo State College Theater Department & Casting Hall Productions, directed by Donn Youngstrom. Through Nov 19, Wed-Fri at 8, Sat at 2 & 8. Flexible Theatre, Donald Savage Theater & Communications building, college campus (878-3005).


IMAGINING MADOFF, drama by Deb Margolin presented by The Jewish Repertory Theatre, directed by Greg Natale, starring Robert Rutland, Ellen Horst, Saul Elkin. Through Nov 13, Thu at 7:30, Sat at 4 & 8, Sun at 2. Maxine and Robert Seller Theatre, 2640 N. Forest Rd., Getzville (688-4114 x391).

MACBETH, tragedy by Shakespeare presented by SUNY Fredonia Department of Theatre & Dance, directed by Paul Mockovak. Through Nov 12, Thu-Sat at 8, Sun at 2. Rockefeller Arts Center, Marvel Theatre, SUNY Fredonia campus (673-3501).

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, touring production of the Broadway musical presented by Shea’s and Albert Nocciolino. Through Nov 13, Thu at 7:30, Fri at 8, Sat at 2 & 8, Sun at 2 & 7. Shea’s Performing Arts Center, 646 Main St. (1-800-745-3000).

MY FAIR LADY, musical by Lerner and Loewe, presented by Aurora Players, directed by Catherine Burkhart, starring Aurora Boneberg, Bob Mazierski, Michael Starzynski, Bob Bateman, Maria Ebersole, Rachelle Francis, Jason Gonser, Curtis Rose, Amanda Wilcox. Through Nov 12, Fri & Sat at 8, Sun at 2:30. Roycroft Pavilion in Hamlin Park, South Grove St., East Aurora (687-6727).

THE SECOND TIME AROUND, comedy by Henry Denker presented by RSDP Productions, directed by Peter Palmisano, starring David Lundy, Pamela Rose Mangus, Dolores Mendolia, Peter Palmisano, Andrew Starr, Jennifer Toomey Starr, Ron Swick, Susan Toomey. Through Nov 13, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2:30. Lancaster Opera House, 21 Central Ave., Lancaster (683-1776).

THE TURN OF THE SCREW, thriller by Jeffrey Hatcher adapted from the story by Henry James, presented by the Irish Classical Theatre Company, directed by Derek Campbell, starring Carolyn Bauemler, Vincent O’Neill. Through Nov 13, Thu & Fri at 7:30, Sat at 3 & 7:30, Sun at 2. Andrews Theatre, 625 Main St. (853-ICTC).

VIVIEN: The Triumph and Madness of Vivien Leigh, one-woman play by Rick Foster, presented by the New Phoenix Theatre on the Park and Red Thread Theatre, directed by Darleen Pickering Hummert, starring Josephine Hogan. Through Nov13, Thu-Sat at 8, Sun at 2. The New Phoenix Theatre On The Park, 95 Johnson Park (853-1334).


THE ADDAMS FAMILY, touring production of the Broadway musical presented by Shea’s and Albert Nocciolino. Dec 6-11, Tue-Thu at 7:30, Fri at 8, Sat at 2 & 8, Sun at 2 & 7. Shea’s Performing Arts Center, 646 Main St. (1-800-745-3000).

CHRISTMAS BELLES, comedy presented by Theatre in the Mist, directed by Jack Agugliaro, Dec 2-11, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2. Stella Niagara, 4421 Lower River Rd., Lewiston (877-856-0694).

THE OUTLAW SHOW, original performance piece by the Real Dream Cabaret presented in collaboration with Torn Space Theater, starring John Carocci, Ron Ehmke, Holly Johnson, Liz Knipe, Brian Milbrand. Nov17-Dec 10, Fri & Sat at 8, plus Nov 17 & Dec 11 at 8. The Adam Mickiewicz Dramatic Circle, 612 Fillmore Ave.