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Last chance for "Hamlet" at Delaware Park, which closes July 14. Up next is "Measure for Measure," opening July 25.


LES MISERABLES, Broadway musical presented by Curtain Up Productions, directed by Christopher D. Parada, starring Lisa Ludwig, Jon May, Michael Bauer, Sara Marioles, Nate Stern, Geoff Koplas. July 11-28, Thu & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 3. The Historic Palace Theatre, 2 East Ave., Lockport (438-1130).

THE SOUND OF MUSIC, musical by Rodgers and Hammerstein, directed by Randall Kramer, starring Emilie Renier, Paul Todaro, Debbie Pappas, Zane Phillips, David Autovino. July 11-19, Thu & Fri at 8, Sat & Sun at 2, plus July 17 & 18 at 2. Artpark Main Stage, 450 South 4th St., Lewiston (754-4375). Read more in this week's Theater Week.


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


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 July 14, Tue-Sun at 7:30. Shakespeare Hill, Delaware Park, behind the Rose Garden (856-4533).

Special Presentations

CYRANO OF BOROUGH PARK, free development reading of a new play by James Marzo, presented by Road Less Traveled Productions New Play Workshop, directed by Jon Elston, starring Jeff Coyle, Jessica Wegrzyn, Steve Copps, Victoria Perez.July 15 at 7:30. PAUSA Art House, 19 Wadsworth St. at Allen (852-5000).

FASSBINDER, multimedia installation presented by Torn Space Theater, created by Dan Shanahan and Brian Milbrand. July 15 at 9. The Ruins at Canalside, 44 Prime St. (812-5733).

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).


CLYBOURNE PARK, 2011 Pulitzer Prize winner play by Bruce Norris presented by Chautauqua Theater Company, directed by Davis McCallum, starring Marin Hinkle, Andy Weems, Sean Dugan.July 19-28. BrattonTheater, Chautauqua Institution (357-6250).

GODSPELL, musical by John-Michael Tebelak and Stephen Schwartz, presented by The Amherst Players, directed by Bethany Olczak, starring Matthew Mooney, Paul Olczak, Mark Bursztyn, Kyle Caranahan, Elena Feliz, Brooke Heatley-Palmer, John Imahori, Lauren Messina, Kyle Moore, Sydnie Perkins, Emily Sebian. Aug-10, Thu-Sat at 7. Cleve Hill High School Auditorium, 105 Mapleview Rd., Cheektowaga (791-PLAY).

A MAN’S A MAN, comedy by Bertolt Brecht presented by Subversive Theatre, directed by Bob Van Valin, starring Leo DiBello, Jonathan Lee, Shayna Raichilson-Zadok, Eric Madia, Bryan Figueroa, London Lee, Bekki Sliwa, Livia Armstrong, Jessica Maria Stahr. July 25-Aug 10, Fri-Sat at 8, plus July 28 & Aug 4 at 2. The Manny Fried Playhouse at 255 Great Arrow Ave., third floor (408-0499).

MEASURE FOR MEASURE, by William Shakespeare, presented by Shakespeare in Delaware Park, directed by Brian Cavanagh, starring Matt Witten, Steve Petersen, Patrick Moltane, Larry Smith, Susan Drozd, Bryan Zybala. July 25-Aug 18, Tue-Sun at 7:30. Shakespeare Hill, Delaware Park, behind the Rose Garden (856-4533).

UNCLE VANYA, drama by Anton Chekhov presented by Torn Space Theater, directed by Megan Callahan, starring James Luse, Diane Gaidry, Morgan Chard, James Heffron, Marshall Maxwell, Virginia Brannon, Joy Scime, Scott Slocum, JacobAlbarella. July 25-Aug 4 at 7:30 (no performance July 28 & 30). Dnipro Ukrainian Center, 562 Genesee St. (812-5733).

YOUNG PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL, presented by the American Repertory Theater of WNY, featuring works by Matthew Kindely, Kalani Kapahua, David J Moran , Emily Cutler. July 19 at 3, July 20 at 11am, July 21 at 10am, Buffalo Canalside (634-1102).