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On The Boards Theater Listings

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Jessica Wegrzyn in "Killer Joe."


A GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING, musical revue by Rodgers & Hammerstein, directed by Michael Walline, starring Charmagne Chi, Maria Graham, John N. Kaczorowski, Katy Miner, Tom Owen. Apr 11-May 20, Wed & Thu at 7, Fri at 8, Sat at 4 & 8, Sun at 2. MusicalFare Theatre, 4380 Main St., Amherst (839-8540).

VOICE LESSONS, comedy by Justin Tanner directed by Neal Radice, starring Joyce Stilson, Darryl Hart, Kim Piazza. Apr 5-21, Thu-Sat at 7:30. Alleyway Theatre, One Curtain Up Alley (852-2600).


COME BACK, LITTLE SHEBA, drama by William Inge, directed by Joe Natale, starring Richard Lambert, Jen Leibowitz, Kelli Bocock-Natale, Michael Seitz, Murry Galloway, Margo Davis, James Wild, Nickalaus Koziura, James Robert Steiner, Keith Elkins, Jess Abel. Through Apr 21, Thu-Sat at 8. The New Phoenix Theatre On The Park, 95 Johnson Park (853-1334).


ELEGY FOR STANLEY GORSKI, drama by Emanuel Fried presented by Subversive Theatre Collective, directed by Kurt Schneiderman, starring Victor Morales, Christina Rausa, Richard Hummert, Jane Cudmore, Todd Fuller, John Jacoby, Eric Mowery, Guy DeFedericis, Joseph Laspro, Stephen Harris, Melissa Wright, Rodney Dockery. Through Apr 7, Thu-Sat at 8. The Manny Fried Playhouse, 255 Great Arrow Ave., third floor (408-0499).

SECRETS OF THE TRADE, comedy by Jonathan Tolins presented by Buffalo United Artitsts, directed by Drew McCabe, starring Jimmy Janowksi, Lisa Ludwig, Jonathan Young, Matthew Crehan Higgins, David Granville. Through Apr 7, Fri & Sat at 8. BUA Theater, 119 W. Chippewa St. (886-9239).

Special Presentations

LET’S MURDER MARSHA, comedy by Monk Ferris directed by Jay Desiderio, starring Alyssa Wentling, Bill Baldwin, Lisa Hinca, Scott Thomas, Katherine Ventrecca, Tim Reinsel, Ariel Mombrea. Through May 20, Thu & Sat dinner at 6, show at 8. Sun, dinner at 5, show at 7. Desiderio’s Dinner Theatre, 5827 Broadway, Lancaster (683-7767).

STOMP, the international percussion sensation presented by Shea’s and Albert Nocciolino. Apr 13-15, Fri at 8, Sat at 4 & 8, Sun at 2 & 7. Shea’s Performing Arts Center, 646 Main St. (1-800-745-3000).


ANCESTRAL VOICES, play by A. R. Gurney directed by Scott Behrend, starring Bob Grabowski, Lisa Vitrano, David Hayes, Joe Natale, Kathleen Betsko-Yale. Apr 20-May 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).

HELLO, DOLLY!, musical by Jerry Herman presented by Curtain Up Productions, directed by Amy Jakiel, starring Wendy Hall. Apr 13-22, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 3. Historic Palace Theatre, 2 East Ave., Lockport (438-1130).

GREASE, Broadway musical presented by UB Department of Theatre & Dance, directed by Greg Natale. Apr 19-29, Thu-Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2. Drama Theatre, UB Center for the Arts, North campus (645-ARTS).

JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, musical presented by Theatre in the Mist. Apr 20-29, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2. Stella Niagara Stage, 4421 Lower River Road, Lewiston (856 0694).

KILLER JOE, drama by Tracy Letts presented by American Repertory Theater of WNY, directed by Matthew LaChiusa, starring Patrick Cameron, David C. Mitchell, Stephanie Bax, Jessica Wegryzn, Scot Kaitanowski. Apr 13-May 5, Thu-Sat at 7:30 plus May 2 at 7:30. Buffalo East, 1410 Main St. (634-1102).

LITTLE WOMEN—THE MUSICAL, Broadway musical based on the classic novel presented by Niagara University Theatre, directed by Steven Braddock. Apr 19-29, Thu-Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2, plus Apr 21 at 2. Gala performance on Apr 28 at 8. Leary Theatre in Clet Hall, NU campus (286-8685).

THE SCREWTAPE LETTERS, national tour of the theatrical adaptation of the C. S. Lewis novel. Apr 14 at 4 & 8. UB Center for the Arts, north campus (645-ARTS).

12 ANGRY MEN, drama by Sherman Sergel presented by Rocking Horse Productions, starring Greg Blarr, Russ Burton, Dave Farinacci, Greg Hennessey, Nicholas Lama, Vince Martino, Paul McGinnis, Rob Schwartz, Joe Spencer, Gary Stevenson, Matthew J. Walter, Adam Yellen. April 13-22, Fri & Sat at7:30, Sun at 2:30. Lancaster Opera House, 21 Central Ave. (683-1776).