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On The Boards Theater Listings

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PHOTO BY Chris Scinta Shaun Sheley as Hamlet and Tim Newell as Claudius in the Shakespeare in Delaware Park production of "Hamlet," through July 14.


BLACK JAZZ written & directed by Terre King. Jun 28-30, Fri & Sat at 8, Sun at 6. Ujima’s TheaterLoft, 545 Elmwood Ave. (202-0472).


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. Through Jul 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 Jul 7, Thu & Fri at 8, Sat at 4 & 8, Sun at 2 (no performance Jul 4). Kavinoky Theatre, 320 Porter Ave. (829-7668).

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


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

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. Through 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. Jul 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. Jul 10-Aug 17, Wed & Thu at 7, Fri at 8, Sat at 4 & 8. MusicalFare Theatre, 4380 Main St., Amherst (839-8540).