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On The Boards Theater Listings

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BROADWAY IN CONCERT XVI, musical revue presented by Niagara Regional Theatre Guild, directed by Fran Newton. June 1-9, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 3. Ellicott Creek Playhouse, St. Edmund Campus, 530 Ellicott Creek Rd., Tonawanda (284-6358).


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).

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. Through June 13, Thu-Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2:30 (no performance June 2). 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 June 1 at 2. 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. Allendale Theatre, 203 Allen St. (884.4400 x 304).

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).

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).

THE BOOK OF MORMON, touring production of the Broadway musical, presented by Shea’s and Albert Nocciolino. June 11-16, Tue-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).

INTO THE WOODS, musical by Stephen Sondheim presented by Second Generation Theatre Company. Jun 6-23, Thu-Sat at 8, Sun at 2. New Phoenix Theatre on the Park, 95 Johnson Park (206-4964).

A LIFE, play by Hugh Leonard presented by The Irish Classical Theatre Company, directed by Fortunato Pezzimenti, starring Vincent O’Neill, Colleen Gaughan, Josephine Hogan, Gerry Maher. June 6-30, Thu & Fri at 7:30, Sat at 3 & 7:30, Sun at 2. Andrews Theatre, 625 Main St. (853-ICTC).

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).