Artvoice: Buffalo's #1 Newsweekly
Home Blogs Web Features Calendar Listings Artvoice TV Real Estate Classifieds Contact
Previous story: My Tehran For Sale
Next story: Movie Times (Friday, February 18 - Thursday, February 24)

On The Boards Theater Listings

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:


GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS, drama by David Mamet presented by New Alt Performance Group, directed by Ronald J. Leonardi, starring Kerrykate Abel, Wendy Hall, Jennifer Fitzery and Megan Callahan, Christina Golab, Joy Ann Wrona, Lisa Dee, Amy Taravella. Feb 17-Mar 12, Thu-Sat at 8. ALT Theatre, 255 Great Arrow Ave., third floor (868-6847). Read more in this week's Theater Week.

SHREK, THE MUSICAL, touring production of the Broadway musical presented by Shea’s and Albert Nocciolino. Feb 22-27, 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).

YOU’RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN, musical by Clark Gesner presented by Coop’s Spotlight Productions, starring Ryan Bauer, Courtney Hoerner, Lisa Krueger, Patrick Moyer, Tim Stuff, Darren Wojcicki. Feb 18-27, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2:30, plus Feb 23 at 10. Feb 19 at 2:30, no 7:30 performance. Lancaster Opera House, 21 Central Ave., Lancaster (683-1776).


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. Through Feb 27, Fri & Sat at 8, Sun at 4. Paul Robeson Theatre at the African American Cultural Center, 350 Masten Ave. (884-2013).

FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER, drama by Steven Berkhoff based on the story by Edgar Allan Poe, presented by Torn Space Theater in association with the Irish Classical Theatre Company, directed by Vincent O’Neill, starring David Oliver, Cassie Gorniewicz, Andrew Kottler. Through Mar 5, Fri-Sat at 8, plus Mar 6 at 8. The Adam Mickiewicz Dramatic Circle, 612 Fillmore Ave (812-5733). Read more in this week's Theater Week.

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

[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).


COWBOY MOUTH, drama by Sam Shepard (plus “Cowboy #2” and “Savage Love”) presented by American Rep Theater of WNY, directed by Larry Smith, starring Aaron Krygier, Tilke Hill, Jacob Albarella. Through Feb 19, Fri & Sat at 8. Buffalo East, 1410 Main St. (884-4858).

THE EXONERATED, drama by Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen presented by Buffalo State and Casting Call Productions, directed by Joseph Price. Through Feb 18, Thu & Fri at 8. Burchfield Penney Art Center (878-3005).

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. Through Feb 19, Thu-Sat at 7:30. Alleyway Theatre, One Curtain Up Alley (852-2600).

Special Presentations

THE CREDEAUX CANVAS, readers’ theater production of the play by Keith Bunin, presented by Niagara University Theatre, directed Paschal Frisina III. Feb 17-20, Thu at 7, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2. The Castellani Art Museum, Niagara University campus (286-8685).

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).

SONGBIRD, cabaret performance starring Katy Miner and Chuck Basil. Feb 17-20, Thu-Sat at 8, Sun at 7. BUA Theater, 119 Chippewa St. (886-9239).


SCREEN PLAY, comedy by A. R. Gurney directed by Scott Behrend, starring Bob Grabowski with Jay Pichardo, Natalie Mack, Carlton Franklin, Jermain Cooper, Jonathan Shuey, David Hayes. Mar 4-27, Thu-Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2. Road Less Traveled Theater, Market Arcade Film & Arts Centre, 639 Main St. (1-800-745-3000).

STEEL MAGNOLIAS, comedy by Robert Harling presented by Rocking Horse Productions, directed by Leigha Eichhorn, starring Susan Abel, Lesta Ammons, Alyson Franklin, Colleen Neumann, Courtney Weather, Kristin Weeks. Mar 4-13, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Thu & Sun at 2:30. Lancaster Opera House, 21 Central Ave., Lancaster (683-1776).

THE VENETIAN TWINS, comedy by Carlo Goldoni presented by the SUNY Fredonia Department of Theatre and Dance, directed by James Ivey. Feb 25-Mar 5, Thu-Sat at 8, Sun at 2. Bartlett Theatre, Rockefeller Arts Center, SUNY Fredonia, 280 Central Ave., Fredonia (1-866-441-4928).

ZOOMAN AND THE SIGN, drama by Charles Fuller presented by Alemaedae Theater & Xavier Films, directed by Willie Judson. Mar 5-27, Sat at 8, Sun at 6. TheaterLoft, 545 Elmwood Ave. (883-0380).