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On The Boards Theater Listings

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HAMLET by William Shakespeare, presented by Shakespeare in Delaware Park, directed by Saul Elkin, starring Shaun Sheley, Tim Newell, Tom Loughlin, Lisa Vitrano, Rebecca Elkin-Young, Richard Hummert, Adam Rath, John Profeta, Anthony Alcocer, Adam Yellen. June 20-July 14, Tue-Sun at 7:30. Shakespeare Hill, Delaware Park, behind the Rose Garden (856-4533).


I LOVE YOU, YOU’RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE, musical by Joe DiPietro and Jimmy Roberts, directed by Joseph Demerly, starring Kelly Meg Brennan, Charmagne Chi, John Fredo, Brian Riggs. Through July 7, Thu & Fri at 8, Sat at 4 & 8, Sun at 2 (no performance July 4). Kavinoky Theatre, 320 Porter Ave. (829-7668).

INTO THE WOODS, musical by Stephen Sondheim presented by Second Generation Theatre Company, directed by Chris Kelly, starring Ben Puglisi, Loraine O’Donnell, Robert Cooke, Jenn Stafford, Kelly Jakiel Copps, Steve Copps, Arin Lee Dandes, Frankie Campofelice, Mary McMahon, Mary Ryan, Jacob Albarella, Tammy Hayes McGovern, Gail Golden, Angie Shriner, Matthew Iwanski, Matthew Nerber, Erik Rawski, Kristen Tripp Kelley. Through June 23, Thu-Sat at 8, Sun at 2. New Phoenix Theatre on the Park, 95 Johnson Park (206-4964). Read more in this week's Theater Week.

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. Through June 30, Thu & Fri at 7:30, Sat at 3 & 7:30, Sun at 2. Andrews Theatre, 625 Main St. (853-ICTC).

SUBVERSIVE SHORTS 2013, annual showcase of short new American political plays presented by Subversive Theatre. Through July 7, Thu-Sat at 8, Sun at 4 (no performance July 4). The Manny Fried Playhouse, 255 Great Arrow Ave., third floor (408-0499).


BECKETT DANCES WITH PINTER, evening of short works and dance presented by Kaleidoscope Theatre Productions, starring Britany Hagen, Geoff Pictor, Keith Wharton. Through June 22, Fri & Sat at 7:30. Lecture Hall in the Main Building at Medaille College, 18 Agassiz Circle (479-1587).

Special Presentations

MF24H: MUSICALFARE 24 HOURS, second annual presentation of four new short musicals created in 24 hours, presented by MusicalFare Theatre. June 22 at 8. 710 Main St. (839-8540).

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).


BUA TAKES TEN 2013, collection of GLBT short plays presented by Buffalo United Artists, starring Caitlin Coleman, Kevin Craig, Kurt Erb, Victoria Perez, Jessica K. Rasp, Marc Sacco, Alisse Sikes. July 5-21, Fri & Sat at 8, Sun at 7. BUA Theater, 119 W. Chippewa St. (886-9239).

TALK TO ME NOW, world premiere of a musical conceived and written by Randall Kramer and Theresa Quinn, directed by Kramer, starring Philip Farugia, Robert Insana, John Kaczorowski, Renee Landrigan, Quinn. July 10-Aug 17, Wed & Thu at 7, Fri at 8, Sat at 4 & 8. MusicalFare Theatre, 4380 Main St., Amherst (839-8540).