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On The Boards Theater Listings

The cast of Nora and Delia Ephron's "Love, Loss, and What I Wore," currently playing at BUA Theater.

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BANG BANG YOU’RE DEAD, play by William Mastrosimone presented by Subversive Theatre, directed by Kelly M. Beuth. May 30-Jun 9, Wed-Sat at 8 (no performance Jun 1). Manny Fried Theatre in the Great Arrow Building, 255 Great Arrow Dr. (574-9139).

THE BLUE ROSE, by Gerda Weissmann Klein, adapted for the stage and directed by Darleen Pickering Hummert, presented by Theatre for Change, starring Paul Maisano, Shayna Raichilson-Zadok, Kelsie Skinner, Abbeni C. Dixon, Alejandro Gabriel Gomez, Bryan Jones, Jonathan Young. May 30 at 7. Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart auditorium, 3860 Main St., Amherst (883-7942).


CHARLOTTE’S WEB, by Joseph Robinette adapted from the classic story by E. B. White, presented by Theatre of Youth, directed by Meg Quinn, starring Kurt Guba, Danica Riddick, Adam Rath, Arin Lee Dandes, Kurt Erb, Chris LaBanca. Through Jun 3, Sat & Sun at 2. Allendale Theater, 203 Allen St. (716.884.4400 x 304).

FROZEN, drama by Bryony Lavery presented by Red Thread Theatre, directed by Eileen Dugan and Josephine Hogan, starring Dugan, Lisa Ludwig, Eric Rawski. Through Jun 2, Thu-Sat at 8. Marie Maday Theatre, located at Lyon’s Hall, Canisius College on Main St. (867-3102).

THE GIN GAME, play by D. L. Coburn presented by the Alden Christian Theatre Society, directed by Angela Sutter, starring Kathleen Sutter, Chris Best. Jun 1 & 2 at 7:30, Jun 3 at 2:30. ACTS Beacon Cafe and Performing Arts Center, 1470 Church St., Alden (937-7770).

LOCAL PLAYWRIGHTS ONE-ACT SHOWCASE, presented by American Repertory Theatre of WNY, featuring works of John F Kennedy, DonnaMarie Vaughan, Justin Karcher. Through Jun 2, Thu-Sat at 7:30. Buffalo East, 1410 Main St. (634-1102).

RAMONA AND JULIET, parody of the Shakespeare classic written by Shawn Northrip, presented by Brazen-Faced Varlets, co-directed by Kelly M. Beuth and Lara D. Haberberger, starring Jenny Gembka, Maria Nicole Held, Beuth, Haberberger. Through Jun 2, Thu-Sat at 8 (no performance Jun 1). Rust Belt Books, Allen St. & Elmwood Ave. (574-9139).

THE WOMEN, play by Clare Boothe Luce, presented by Aurora Players, directed by Monish Bhattacharyya, starring Adah Hagen, Catherine Burkhart, Brooke Goergen, Joella Sweet, Ann Grimaldi, Carla Frio, Aurora Boneberg, Rosemary Barney. Through Jun 2, Fri & Sat at 8, Sun at 2:30. Roycroft Pavilion, South Grove St. and Prospect Ave., East Aurora (687-6727).

LOVE, LOSS, AND WHAT I WORE, by Nora Ephron and Delia Ephron, based on the book by Ilene Beckerman, presented by Buffalo United Artists, directed by Jessica K. Rasp, starring Kerrykate Abel, Kelli Bocock-Natale, Caitlin Coleman, Loraine O’Donnell, Joy Scime. Through Jun 2, Fri & Sat at 8 (no performance Jun 1). BUA Theater, 119 W. Chippewa St. (886-9239).


DRIVING MISS DAISY, play by Alfred Uhry presented by the Jewish Repertory Theatre, directed by Saul Elkin, starring Sheila McCarthy, Laverne Clay, Stan Klimecko. Through May 27, Thu at 7:30, Sat at 4 & 8, Sun at 2. Maxine and Robert Seller Theatre, 2640 N. Forest Rd., Getzville (688-4114 x334).

THE SCAVENGER’S DAUGHTER, murder mystery play written and directed by Gary Earl Ross, presented by Ujima Company. Through May 27, Thu-Sat at 8, Sun at 6. TheaterLoft, 545 Elmwood Ave. (883-0380).

THREE SISTAHS, musical by Hubbard and Jones, directed by Thomas W. Jones II, starring Mary Craig, Annette Christian, Falisha Young. Through May 27, Fri & Sat at 8, Sun at 4. Paul Robeson Theatre at the African American Cultural Center, 350 Masten Ave. (884-2013).

Special Presentations

THE DEVIL’S CASTLE, series of exploratory soundpainting performances presented by the New Phoenix Theatre and the Buffalo Soundpainting Ensemble, directed by Christian Brandjes, starring Jennifer Fitzery, Kristen Tripp Kelley, Toni Smith Wilson, Susan Drozd, Todd Benzin, Kate Olena. Through May 26 Thu-Sat at 8. The New Phoenix Theatre on the Park, 95 Johnson Park (853-1334).


BROADWAY IN CONCERT 14, presented by The Niagara Regional Theatre Guild. Jun 8-16, Fri & Sat at 7:30, plus Jun 10 at 3. Ellicott Creek Playhouse, 530 Ellicott Creek Rd.,Tonawanda (284-6358).

DAMN YANKEES, musical by Adler and Ross, directed by David Bondrow, starring Christopher Standart, Kaylee Jakubowski, Peter Hargrave, Marc-Jon Filippone, Katy Amy Miner, Tom Doyle, Michele Sprada, Jay Desiderio. Jun 1-16, Fri at 7:30, Sat at 2:30 & 7:30pm (no 2:30 show on Jun 2), Sun at 2:30. Lancaster Opera House, 21 Central Ave., Lancaster (683-1776).

MEMPHIS, touring production of the Broadway musical presented by Shea’s and Albert Nocciolino. Jun 5-10, 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).

NO STAGE, written and performed by Archie “The Messenger” Barlow, presented Writing4MyLife Productions. Jun 7-21, Thu-Sat at 8, Sun at 2. Road Less Traveled Theater, Market Arcade Film & Arts Centre, 639 Main St. (629-3069).