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On The Boards Theater Listings

The cast of MusicalFare's "The Music Man," which opens on Wednesday, September 5.

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THE MUSIC MAN, musical by Meredith Willson directed by Chris Kelly, starring Kerrykate Abel, Brandon Barry, David Bondrow, Matthew Crane, Diane Curley, Beth Donohue, Joe Donohue III, Christina Golab, Maria Graham, Wendy Hall, Matthew Iwanski, Amy Jakiel, John Kaczorowski, Adam Kluge, Ben Puglisi, Eric Rawski. Sep 5-Oct 14, Wed & Thu at 7, Fri at 8, Sat at 4 & 8, Sun at 2 (no matinee on Sep 15). MusicalFare Theatre, 4380 Main St., Amherst (839-8540).

YOU CAN’T TAKE IT WITH YOU, comedy by Kaufman and Hart presented by Hamburg Theatre Under The Stars directed by Marc Ruffino, starring Norm Argulski, Patrick Tighe, Marissa MacTurk, Connor Graham, Merridy Knips. Aug 30-Sep 2, Thu-Sat at 7, Sun at 2. Memorial Park’s outdoor stage, Lake & Union St., Hamburg (648-6963).


MOMMIE QUEEREST, comedy by Jamie Morris presented by Buffalo United Artists, directed by Todd Warfield, starring Jimmy Janowski, Bebe Bvlgari, Michael Seitz, Christopher Standart. Held over Sep 1 & 8 at 8. BUA Theater, 119 W. Chippewa St. (886-9239).

Special Presentations

HOLD YOUR PIECE, reading of a new play by Jerome Joseph Gentes and David Granville, presented by Buffalo United Artists, starring Michael Seitz, Kinzy Brown, James Harrington, Matthew Crehan Higgins, Willie Judson, James Robert Steiner, Eric Mowery, Alisse Sikes. Aug 30 at 7:30. BUA Theater, 119 West Chippewa St. (886-9239).


CROWNS, gospel musical by Regina Taylor directed by Thomas W. Jones II, starring Mary Craig, Falisha Young, Terry Wideman, Beverly Crowell, Denise Smith, Vallana Harris. Sep 14-Oct 7, Fri & Sat at 8, Sun at 4. Paul Robeson Theatre at the African American Cultural Center, 350 Masten Ave. (884-2013).

FROM THE MISSISSIPPI DELTA, play by Dr. Endesha Ida Mae Holland, co-directed by Verneice Turner and Tim Kennedy, starring Turner, June L. Saunders Duell, Danica Riddick . Sep 14-Oct 7, Thu-Sat at 7:30. (Sep 14 at 8). Road Less Traveled Theater, Market Arcade Film & Arts Centre, 639 Main St. (629-3069).

THE GUYS, drama by Anne Nelson, presented by American Repertory Theater of WNY, directed by Matthew LaChiusa, starring Victor Morales, Andrea Andolina. Sep 13-29, Thu-Sat at 7:30, plus Sep 26 at 7:30. Episcopal Church of the Ascension, 16 Linwood Ave.(634-1102).

KNUFFLE BUNNY: A CAUTIONARY MUSICAL, musical by Mo Willems & Michael Silversher presented by Theatre of Youth, directed by Michael Walline. Sep 14 at 8. Sep 15-Oct 7, Sat & Sun at 2. Alllendale Theatre, 203 Allen St. (884-4400 x 304).

MR AND MRS NOBODY, a Victorian entertainment by Keith Waterhouse, directed by Robert Waterhouse, starring Josephine Hogan, Richard Lambert. Sep14-Oct 13, Thu-Sat at 8, The New Phoenix Theatre on the Park, 95 Johnson Park (853-1334).

ROADKILL, world premiere of the comedy by Karen JP Howes, directed by Neal Radice, starring Lisa Vitrano, Stephanie Bax, David C. Mitchell, Bonnie Jean Taylor. Sep 13-Oct 6, Thu-Sat at 7:30 (Sep 18 at 8). Alleyway Theatre, One Curtain Up Alley (852-2600).

SETH’S BIG FAT BROADWAY SHOW, starring Seth Rudetsky. Sep 14 at 8. 710 Main Theatre, 710 Main St. (1-800-745-3000).