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On The Boards Theater Listings

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Desiderio's Dinner Theatre presents David Bondrow and Marc Jon Filippone in "The Odd Couple."


NUNSENSE II: The Second Coming, musical by Dan Goggin presented by O’Connell & Company, directed by Mary Kate O’Connell, starring Joey Bucheker, Dudney Joseph, Nick Lama, Josh Snyder, Guy Tomassi. May 24-June 13, Thu-Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2:30 (no performance June 2). Pay-what-you-can preview May 23. Erie Community College North Campus, 6205 Main St., Williamsville (848-0800).


BREATH, BOOM, drama by Kia Corthron presented by Ujima, directed by Lorna C. Hill. Through June 2, Thu-Sat at 8, Sun at 6, plus May 25 & June 1 at 2 (no evening performance May 25). TheaterLoft, 545 Elmwood Ave. (883-0380).

FOUR LITTLE GIRLS: BIRMINGHAM 1963, docu-drama by Christina Ham presented by Subversive Theatre, directed by Kelly Beuth. Through June 1, Wed-Sat at 8 (no performance May 31). The Manny Fried Playhouse, 255 Great Arrow Ave., third floor (408-0499).

THE GOD OF ISAAC, play by James Sherman presented by the Jewish Repertory Theatre, directed by Saul Elkin, starring Kristin Bentley, David Butler, Darleen Pickering Hummert, Lisa Ludwig, Tom Loughlin, Adam Yellen. Through June 2, 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 (688-4114 ext. 391).

THE MUSICAL ADVENTURES OF FLAT STANLEY, musical based on the book by Jeff Brown, presented by Theatre of Youth, directed by Michael Walline, starring Beth Donohue, Robert Insana, Kerrykate Abel, Christopher Quinn, Michael Zito. Through June 2, Sat & Sun at 2 (no performance May 26 & 27). Allendale Theatre, 203 Allen St. (884.4400 x304).

THE NORMAL HEART, drama by Larry Kramer presented by Buffalo United Artists, directed by Javier Bustillos, starring Brant Adamczyk , Caitlin Coleman, Kevin Craig, Kurt Erb, Timothy Patrick Finnegan, Dave Hayes, Matthew Crehan Higgins, James Mikula, Michael Seitz. Through June 9, Fri & Sat at 8, plus June 9 at 7 (no performance June 8). BUA Theater 119 W. Chippewa St. (886-9239).

TWO WEEKS UNTIL THE REST OF MY LIFE, play by Paulette D. Harris, adapted from the novel by Harold T. Fisher, directed by Mary Craig, starring Annette Christian, Chalma Warmley, Sandra Gilliam, Pete Johnson, Debbi Davis, Quaneajah Miller, Tiaona Loman. Through June 2, Fri & Sat at 8, Sun at 4. Paul Robeson Theatre at the African American Cultural Center, 350 Masten Ave. (884-2013).

YOU CAN’T TAKE IT WITH YOU, comedy by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, presented by Aurora Players directed by Mark David Skura, starring Matthew W. Bannister, Bob Bateman, Tom Campofelice, Kyle A. Carnahan, Tom Durham, Kevin T. Edward, Brook Bartell Goergen, John Gurtler, Jill Jackson Herron, Stacy Kowal, Susan Musial, Richard Quick, Parker Reed, Reneé M. Ronan, Mike Sharrer, Bekki Sliwa, Jessica Stewart, Joella M. Sweet. Through June 2, Fri &Sat at 8, Sun at 2:30. Roycroft Pavilion, South Grove St. and Prospect Ave., East Aurora (687-6727).


FINAL NOTICE, comedy written and directed by L. Don Swartz presented by Starry Night Theatre, starring Mark Woomer, Carolyn Woomer, Paul Moukperian, Jessica Knoerl, Debby Swartz, Dan Torres, Jesse Swartz, Sharon Priest, Julie Senko, Kathy Ellis. Through May 25, Fri & Sat at 8, plus May 26 at 2. Ghostlight Theatre,170 Schenck St., North Tonawanda (743-16140).

ON THE WATERFRONT, play by Budd Schulberg, presented by New Phoenix Theatre in collaboration with Subversive Theatre Collective, directed by Kurt Schneiderman, starring Matthew Nerber, Richard Lambert, Andrea Andolina, Victor Morales, Jack Agugliaro, Carlton Franklin, Gary Darling, Hasheen DeBerry, Leon S. Copeland Jr., Murry Galloway, Justin Fiordaliso, Jonathan Lee, Tom Scahill, John Kennedy, Stephen Harris. Through May 25, Thu-Sat at 8. New Phoenix Theatre, 95 Johnson Park (853-1334).

TOUCHED BY AN ANGEL, play written and directed by Phil Davis Sr., co-written by Taura “Chyna” Stephens, presented by Alemaedae Theater Productions. Through May 27, Fri, Sat & Mon at 8, Sun at 4 (no performance May 24). Buffalo East, 1410 Main St. (602-6253).

Special Presentations

THE ODD COUPLE, comedy by Neil Simon, directed by Jay Desiderio, starring Marc Jon Filippone, David Bondrow, Rob Dziechciarz, Monish Bhattacharyya, Bill Baldwin, Scott Thomas, Justyn Harris, Claudia Gioia. May 23-July 21, Thu, Sat & Sun, dinner at 6, show at 7:30. Desiderio’s Dinner Theatre, 5827 Broadway, Lancaster (683-7767).


BECKETT DANCES WITH PINTER, evening of short works and dance presented by Kaleidoscope Theatre Productions, starring Britany Hagen, Geoff Pictor, Keith Wharton. June 7-22, Fri & Sat at 7:30, plus June 13 at 7:30 (no performance June 14). Lecture Hall in the Main Building at Medaille College, 18 Agassiz Circle (479-1587).

SEX’D, play written and directed by TaNisha Fordham, starring Tiana Loman, Kayla Hanigen, Angelo Threats, Hugh Davis, Malik Springs, Chalra Warmley, Linda Barr, Joshua Bryant, Erica Dennis. June 7-16, Fri & Sat at 7, Sun at 4. Paul Robeson Theatre at the African American Cultural Center, 350 Masten Ave. (884-2013).