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On The Boards Theater Listings

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He Who Gets Slapped, play by Leonid Andreyev presented by Torn Space Theater, directed by Megan Callahan, starring Bonnie Jean Taylor, David Oliver, Diane Gaidry, Gerry Maher, Rich Kraemer, Kevin Craig, Bob Bozek, Leigh Allen, Jennifer Fitzery, Christopher Corporandy, Alan Baumgardner, Leonard Ziolkowski. Jul 27- 28, Jul 30-Aug 1, Aug 3-5 at 8. The Foundry, 298 Northampton St. (812-5733).

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, by William Shakespeare presented by Shakespeare in Delaware Park, directed by Kyle LoConti. Jul 26-Aug 19, Tue-Sun at 7:30. Shakespeare Hill, Delaware Park, behind the Rose Garden (856-4533).


HAIR, musical by Ragni, Rado, and MacDermot, directed by Chris Kelly, starring Anthony Alcocer, Cecelia Barron, Sarah Blewett, Patrick Cameron, Frankie Campofelice, Arin Lee Dandes, Kurt Erb, Olivia Gjurich, Christina Golab, Cassie Gorniewicz, Maria Graham, Dudney Joseph, Jr., Jordan Levin, R. J. Voltz, Jonathan Young. Through Aug 11, Thu at 7, Fri at 8, Sat at 4 & 8. MusicalFare Theatre, 4380 Main St., Amherst (839-8540).

Special Presentations

BLANCHE IN RUINS, directed by Dan Shanahan in collaboration with video artist Brian Milbrand, presented by Torn Space, starring Tilke Hill. Jul 29 at 8. Ruins at Canalside, 1 Naval Park Cove (812-5733).

THE GREAT GILLY HOPKINS, based on the novel by Katherine Paterson, presented by Buffalo Academy for Visual and Performing Arts in collaboration with Child and Family Services, directed by Kelly M. Beuth. Jul 27 at 7, Jul 28 at 2. BAVPA Black Box Theatre, 450 Masten Ave. A portion of proceeds from both performances will benefit Child & Family Services’ Foster Care & Adoption Program.


FIFTY WAYS, world premiere of a play by Kate Fodor presented by Chautauqua Theater Company, directed by Ethan McSweeny. Through Jul 29. Bratton Theater, Chautauqua Institution (357-6250).

LEGALLY BLONDE, THE MUSICAL presented by Curtain Up Productions. Through Jul 29, Thu & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 3. Palace Theatre, 2 East Ave., Lockport (438-1130).


CINDERELLA, musical by Rodgers and Hammerstein, directed by Randall Kramer. Aug 9-17, Thu-Sat at 8, Sun at 2, plus Aug 15 & 16 at 2. Artpark Main Stage, 450 South 4th St., Lewiston (754-4375).

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, Broadway musical directed by Debby Koszelak Swartz, starring Dan Zerpa. Aug 2 at 7, Aug 3-18, Fri & Sat at 8, plus Aug 19 at 2. Ghostlight Theatre, 170 Schenck St., North Tonawanda (743-1614).

MOMMIE QUEEREST, comedy by Jamie Morris, presented by Buffalo United Artists, directed by Todd Warfield, starring Jimmy Janowski, Bebe Bvlgari, Michael Seitz, Christopher Standart. Aug 4-26, Sat at 8, Sun at 7. BUA Theater, 119 W. Chippewa St. (886-9239).