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On The Boards Theater Listings

Torn Space's Motion Picture, Friday and Saturday night only, at Silo City. (photo by Michael Thomas)

On the Boards is presented by the Irish Classical Theatre Company. To be considered for On the Boards, submissions must be received by 5pm on Wednesday one week prior to publication. Send notice VIA e-mail to:


THE BIRDS ATTACK!, comedy by Jimmy Janowski presented by Buffalo United Artists, directed by Todd Warfield, starring Janowski, Bebe Bvlgari, Timothy Patrick Finnegan, Eric Rawski, Luis A. Rodriguez, Michael Seitz, Christopher Standart. Through Sep 1, Sat at 8, Sun at 7. BUA Theater, 119 W. Chippewa St. (886-9239).

Special Presentations

MOTION PICTURE, performance installation presented by Torn Space Theater, directed by Dan Shanahan. Aug 23 & 24 at 8. Silo City, 120 Childs St. (812-5733). Read more in this week's Theater Week.


AIN’T SHE BRAVE, world premiere of a play by Erika D. Gault and Ntare Ali Gault, presented by Njozi Ensemble, directed by Lorna C. Hill, starring Davida Tolbert, Danica Riddick, Monique Webb. Through Aug 25, Fri & Sat at 8, Sun at 6. Buffalo East, 1412 Main St. (553-9491).


BUFFALO RISES, world premiere of eight 10-minute plays about Buffalo, directed by Scott Behrend, starring Bonnie Jean Taylor, Willie Judson, Jonathan Shuey, Greg Howse, Darleen Pickering Hummert, Candace Whitfield, David Mitchell, Malik Springs. Sep 13-Oct 6, Thu-Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2. Road Less Traveled Theater, Market Arcade Film & Arts Centre, 639 Main St. (629-3069).

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, musical by Jerry Herman & Harvey Fierstein, directed by Chris Kelly, starring Sarah Blewett, Charmagne Chi, Kevin Donohue, Gregory Gjurich, Matthew Iwanski, Steve Jakiel, Dudney Joseph, Nicholas Lama, Katy Miner, Geoff Pictor, Marc Sacco, Raphael Santos, Ben Puglisi. Sep 4-Oct13, Wed & Thu at 7, Fri at 8, Sat at 4 & 8, Sun at 2. MusicalFare Theatre, 4380 Main St., Amherst (839-8540).

THE LOVE SONG OF J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER, drama by Carson Kreitzer presented by Subversive Theatre, directed by Michael Lodick, starring Richard Lambert, Maria Nicole Held, Wendy Hall, Mark John Donahoe, Patrick Tighe, Peter Calieri, John Kennedy, Jamie Lynn Nablo-Lama. September 12-Oct 5, Thu-Sat at 8. The Manny Fried Playhouse, 255 Great Arrow Ave., third floor (408-0499)