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On The Boards Theater Listings

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Love Letters, play by A. R. Gurney presented by Theatre in the Mist, directed by Joey Bucheker, starring Jack Agugliaro, Anne Belin, Joanne Kinney, John Graden, Mark Gravel, John Pirrone, Dawn Smith DeLuca. Feb 25-Mar 6, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2:00 (no performance Mar 4). Stella Niagara, 4421 Lower River Rd. (1-877-856-06940).

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).


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).

4:48 Psychosis, drama by Sarah Kane presented by Subversive Theatre, directed by Brian Zybala, starring Rebecca Ward. Through Mar 13, Fri & Sat at 8, Sun at 6. The Manny Fried Playhouse, 255 Great Arrow Ave., third floor (408-0499).

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, Megan Callahan, Christina Golab, Joy Ann Wrona, Lisa Dee. Through Mar 12, Thu-Sat at 8. ALT Theatre, 255 Great Arrow Ave., third floor (868-6847).

[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).


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).

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

Shrek, The Musical, touring production of the Broadway musical presented by Shea’s and Albert Nocciolino. Through Feb 27, 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. Through Feb 27, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2:30. Lancaster Opera House, 21 Central Ave., Lancaster (683-1776).

Special Presentations

The Cry of a Young Woman's Heart, evening of poetry, monologues, and music presented by V-Girls, directed by Kelly M. Beuth, to raise money for V-Day. Feb 24 & 25 at 7:30. Unitarian Universalist Church, 695 Elmwood Ave.

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).


Inherit the Wind, drama by Lawrence and Lee presented by the New Phoenix Theatre and Subversive Theatre Collective, directed by Kurt Schneiderman, starring Gary Darling, Gerg Natale, Richard Lambert. Mar 17-Apr 16, Thu-Sat at 8. New Phoenix Theatre, 95 Johnson Park (853-1334).

Jest a Second, staged reading of the comedy by James Sherman presented by the Jewish Repertory Theatre of Western New York, directed by Saul Elkin, starring Todd Benzin, Louis Colaiacovo, Jeffrey Coyle, Saul Elkin, Darleen Pickering Hummert, Anne Roaldi, Linda Stein. Mar 5 at 7. Unitarian Universalist Church of Amherst, 6320 Main Street, Williamsville (688-4114 x 391).

The Mandrake, comedy by Machiavelli translated by Peter Constantine , presented by Irish Classical Theatre Company, directed by Fortunato Pezzimenti, starring David Autovino, Gerry Maher, Brian Riggs, Peter Palmisano, Lisa Vitrano, Morgan Chard, Tim Newell Mar 3-Apr 3, Thu & Fri at 7:30, Sat at 3 & 7:30, Sun at 2. Andrews Theatre, 625 Main St. (853-ICTC).

Next Fall, drama by Geoffrey Nauffts presented by Buffalo United Artists, directed by Javier Bustillos, starring Stephanie Bax, Danny Beason, Darryl Hart, Kevin Keleher, Mary Moebius, Dan Walker. Mar 11-Apr 2, Fri & Sat at 8 plus Mar 20 at 7 (no performance Mar 19). BUA Theater, 119 Chippewa St. (886-9239).

Rock ’N’ Roll, drama by Tom Stoppard directed by Doug Zschiegner, starring David Lamb, Ian Lithgow, Stephanie Dale, Josie DiVincenzo, Beth Donohue, Kurt Erb, Peter Jaskowiak, Chris Kelly, Hanna Lipkind, Steve Petersen, Leah Russo, Nathan Winkelstein. Mar 4-Apr 3, Thu & Fri at 8, Sat at 4 & 8, Sun at 2. Kavinoky Theatre, 320 Porter Ave. (829-7668).

Screen Play, comedy by A. R. Gurney directed by Scott Behrend, starring Bob Grabowski, 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).

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).