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On The Boards Theater Listings

Jim Sheridan's "Being Behan" opens this weekend at the irish Classical Theatre.

On the Boards is presented by the Irish Classical Theatre Company. To be considered for On the Boards, submissions must be received by 5pm on Wednesday one week prior to publication. Send notice VIA e-mail to: ontheboards@artvoice.com.

Opening

BEING BEHAN, play by Jim Sheridan, presented by the Irish Classical Theatre Company, directed by Peter Sheridan, starring Vincent O’Neill, Joe Liolos, Adriano Gatto. Mar 21-Apr 14,Thu & Fri at 7:30, Sat at 3 & 7:30, Sun at 2.Andrews Theatre, 625 Main St. (853-ICTC).

THE LEARNED LADIES, comedy by Moliere presented by Niagara University Theatre, directed by C. Henrik Borgstrom. Mar 21-26, Thu at 7, Fri at 7:30, Sat at 2 & 7:30, Sun at 2, Mon & Tue at 2. Leary Theatre, Clet Hall at NU campus (286-8685).

Ongoing

CANNIBAL: THE MUSICAL, musical by Trey Parker presented by Theater Jugend, directed by Drew McCabe, starring Jacob Albarella, Nick Lama, Adam Yellen, Steven Brachman, Matt Kindley, Daniel Morris, Jenny Kulwicki, Bryan Patrick Stoyle, Eric Mowery, Billy Horn, Lindsay Salamone, Jamie Nablo, Lisa N. Sember. Through Mar 29, Thu-Sat at 8, plus Mar 30 at 2. Buffalo East, 1410 Main St. (445-9432).

CLARENCE DARROW, one-man docu-drama by David W. Rintels presented by Subversive Theatre, directed by Tom Loughlin, starring James Ivey. Through Mar 30, Fri at 8, Sat at 3 & 8. The Manny Fried Playhouse, 255 Great Arrow Ave., third floor (408-0499).

L’IMITATION OF LIFE, comedy by Ricky Graham presented by Buffalo United Artists, directed by Todd Warfield, starring Jimmy Janowski, Bebe Bvlgari, Maria Droz, Timothy Patrick Finnegan, Luther Nelson, Michael Seitz, Christopher Standart. Through Apr 6, Fri & Sat at 8, plus Mar 24 at 7. BUA Theater, 119 W. Chippewa St. (886-9239).

Closing

THE BORROWERS, by Mary Norton, adapted for the stage by Charles Way, presented by Theatre of Youth, directed by Meg Quinn, starring Arin Lee Dandes, Loraine O’Donnell, Marc-Jon Filippone, Lee Becker, Jacob Kahn, Annette Daniels Taylor. Through Mar 24, Fri at 7, Sat & Sun at 2. Allendale Theatre, 203 Allen St. (884-4400 x304).

DIAL M FOR MURDER, thriller by Frederick Knott, presented by Aurora Players, directed by Catherine Burkhart, starring Aurora Boneberg, Jason Gonser, Marc Ruffino, Geoff Pictor, Michael Starzynski, Brad Felton. Through Mar 24, Fri & Sat at 8, Sun at 2:30. Roycroft Pavilion, South Grove St. and Prospect Ave., East Aurora (687-6727).

GODSPELL, musical by Stephen Schwartz presented by the Niagara Regional Theatre Guild, directed by Michael Breen, starring John Panepinto, Dan Zerpa. Through Mar 24, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 3. Ellicott Creek Playhouse, 530 Ellicott Creek Rd Tonawanda (284-6358).

THE LOST DAY: A HOLY SATURDAY STORY, original play Kathleen Sutter presented by the Alden Christian Theatre Society, directed by Georjean Labuzzetta. Through Mar 23, Fri & Sat at 7:30. ACTS, 1470 Church St., Alden (937-7770).

SEEDS, world premiere of the comedy/drama by Donna Hoke, directed by Kristin Tripp Kelley, starring Kelly Jakiel, Diane Curley, Todd Benzin, Diane DiBernardo, Pamela Rose Mangus. Through Mar 24, Thu-Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2. Road LessTraveled Theater, Market Arcade Film & Arts Centre, 639 Main St. (629-3069).

SISTER ACT, touring production of the Broadway musical, presented by Shea’s and Albert Nocciolino. Through Mar 24, 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).

A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD, musical by Willie and Robert Reale, based on the books by Arnold Lobel, presented by St. Bonaventure University Theater, directed by Ed Simone. Through Mar 23, Thu-Sat at 7:30. Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts, St. Bonaventure University, West State St., Allegany (375-2494).

Special Presentations

ROOMIES, comedy by Jack Sharkey, directed by Jay Desiderio, starring Sara Kow Falcone, Scott Mackmin, Justin Fiordaliso, Claudia Gioia, Rob Dziechciarz. Through Apr 21, Thu, Sat & Sun, dinner at 6, show at 7:30. Desiderio’s Dinner Theatre, 5827 Broadway, Lancaster (683-7767).

Upcoming

BUFFALO QUICKIES, festival of one-act plays directed by Joyce Stilson. Apr 4-27, Thu-Sat at 7:30. Alleyway Theatre, One Curtain Up Alley (852-2600).

8, staged reading of the play by Dustin Lance Black, presented by Buffalo United Artists. Apr 3 at 7:30. BUA Theater, 119 W. Chippewa St. (886-9239).