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On The Boards Theater Listings

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THE LAST FIVE YEARS, musical by Jason Robert Brown, presented by New Buffalo Productions, directed by Paul W. Mockovak, starring Chris Wietig, Leah Schneider. Oct 11-14, Thu-Sat at 8:00, Sun at 3. Alleyway Theatre, One Curtain Up Alley (1-888-718-4253).

OVER THE TAVERN, comedy by Tom Dudzick presented by the Alden Christian Theatre Society, Oct 12-21, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2:30. ACTS Theater, 1470 Church St. Alden (937-7770).

THE PAJAMA GAME, musical by Adler and Ross presented by Aurora Players, directed by Teresa Gallagher, starring Jeff Maris, Katie McMahon, John Gurtler, Melissa Cumming, Curtis Rose, Bob Bateman, Mary Eckstein, Michael Breen, Kaitlin Howard, Bob Aquila. Oct 12-Nov 3, Fri & Sat at 8, Sun at 2:30. Roycroft Pavilion, South Grove St. and Prospect Ave., East Aurora (687-6727).

THE SPIRAL STAIRCASE, thriller by F. Andrew Leslie, directed by L. Don Swartz, starring Amanda Woomer, Julie Senko, Trey Wydysh, Katherine Quatrinni. Oct 11 at 7. Oct 12-27, Fri & Sat at 8, plus Oct 28 at 2.mGhostlight Theatre, 170 Schenck Street, North Tonawanda (743-1614).


TRU, one-man show by Jay Presson Allen based on the writings of Truman Capote, presented by Buffalo United Artists, directed by Joyce Stilson, starring Christopher Standart. Through Oct 27, Fri & Sat at 8. BUA Theater, 119 W. Chippewa (886-9239).


AND THE WORLD GOES ROUND, musical revue featuring the songs of Kander and Ebb, presented by O’Connell & Company, directed by Joey Bucheker, starring Bobby Cooke, J. R. Finan, Pamela Rose Mangus, Katy Amy Miner, Victoria Perez. Through Oct 14, Thu-Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2:30. Erie Community College- North Campus, 6205 Main St., Williamsville (848-0800).

IRVING BERLIN’S I LOVE A PIANO, musical revue conceived by Ray Broderick and Michael Berkeley presented by Cameo Productions of WNY, directed by John Reich, starring Katy Clancy, Lucy Dadd, Tim Goehrig, Bill Group, Jade Maines, Michael Starzynski. Through Oct 14, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2:30. Lancaster Opera House, 21 Central Ave., Lancaster (683-1776).

KNUFFLE BUNNY: A CAUTIONARY MUSICAL, musical by Mo Willems and Michael Silversher presented by Theatre of Youth, directed by Michael Walline, starring Maria Droz, Sean T. Murphy, Mary Ryan, Sara Marioles, Jessica Stuber, Adam Rath. Held over through Oct 14, 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. Through Oct 13, Thu-Sat at 8, The New Phoenix Theatre on the Park, 95 Johnson Park (853-1334).

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. Through Oct 14, Wed & Thu at 7, Fri at 8, Sat at 4 & 8, Sun at 2. MusicalFare Theatre, 4380 Main St., Amherst (839-8540).

1776, musical by Sherman Edwards presented by Niagara Regional Theatre Guild, directed by Dawn Marcolini Newton. Through Oct 14, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 3. Ellicott Creek Playhouse, 530 Ellicott Creek Rd., Tonawanda (284-6358).

WAY WICKED WOMEN!, performance piece developed by Brazen-Faced Varlets, directed by Lara D. Haberberger, starring Kelly M. Beuth, Theresa DiMuro Wilber, Diane McNamara, Jenny Gembka, Brittany Kucala, Kerry Alsheimer, Mike Beiter. Through Oct 13, Thu-Sat at 8. Rust Belt Books, Allen & Elmwood (574-9139).


CHICAGO, musical by Kander and Ebb presented by SUNY Fredonia Department of Theatre & Dance, directed by Paul W. Mockovak. Oct 19-27, Thu-Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2. The Marvel Theatre, Rockefeller Arts Center, SUNY Fredonia. (673-3501)

HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, musical by John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask, presented by LOL Productions, directed by Michael Walline, starring Loraine O’Donnell, Kerrykate Abel, and the band Billy Draws 2. Oct 25-Nov 3, Thu-Sat at 8. New Phoenix Theatre, 95 Johnson Park (853-1334). |

THE RIMERS OF ELDRITCH, drama by Lanford Wilson presented by Niagara University Theatre, directed by Steven Braddock. Oct 18-22, Thu at 7, Fri at 7:30, Sat at 2 & 7:30, Sun at 2, Mon at 7. Leary Theatre, Clet Hall, on NU campus (286-8685).

SHORT BUT SWEET, a quartet of short plays presented by In Faith Theatre Company. Oct 26-28 at 7. Alleyway Theatre, One Curtain Up Alley (573.2704).

THE WHIPPING MAN, play by Matthew Lopez presented by the Jewish Repertory Theatre, directed by Saul Elkin, starring Greg Howze, Dee LaMonte Perry, Stan Klimecko. Oct 18-Nov 11, Thu at 7:30, Sat at 4 & 8, Sun at 2. Maxine and Robert Seller Theatre, in the Jewish Community Center, 2640 N. Forest Road, Getzville (1-888-718-4253).