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"Little Women" continues at the Ellicott Creek Playhouse through November 24.


MIRACLE ON SOUTH DIVISION STREET, written and directed by Tom Dudzick, starring Ellen Horst, Bonnie Jean Taylor, Charmagne Chi, Ben Puglisi. Nov 15-Dec 8, Thu & Fri at 8, Sat at 4 & 8, Sun at 2. Kavinoky Theatre, 320 Porter Ave. (829-7668).

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, Christopher Sergel adaptation of the novel by Harper Lee, presented by Raiders of Niagara, directed by Randy Rumley and Christine Coniglio, starring Bob Lonski, McKayla Brown, Ethan Coniglio, Ron Mangum, Terri Ritz, Mike Leszczynski, Joey Cannizaro, Tom Malzan, Jack Horohoe, Doug Smith. Nov. 15-24, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2. Church of the Advent, 54 Delaware Rd., Kenmore (876-6504).


CLYBOURNE PARK, play by Bruce Norris presented by Road Less Traveled Productions, directed by Scott Behrend, starring Lisa Vitrano, Bob Grabowski, Matt Witten, Barry Williams, Danica Riddick, Diane Curley, Dave Mitchell. Through Dec 1, Thu at 7:30, Fri & Sat at 8, Sun at 2. 710 Main Theatre, 710 Main St. (1-800-745-3000).

DOG SEES GOD: CONFESSIONS OF A TEENAGE BLOCK HEAD, dark comedy by Bert V. Royal presented by Theater Jugend, directed by Drew McCabe, starring Jacob Albarella, Kevin Craig, Andrea Andolina, Jessica Wegrzyn, Kristin Bentley, Eric Mowery, Maura Nolan, James Wild. Through Nov 23, Thu-Sat at 8. ALT Theater, 255 Great Arrow Ave., 3rd floor (445-9432).

LITTLE ROBERT, new play by Mark Humprey presented by American Repertory Theater of WNY, directed by Gail Golden, starring Robert Ernie Insana, Hugh Davis. Through Nov 23, Thu-Sat at 7:30. Episcopal Church of the Ascension, 16 Linwood Ave.(634-1102).

LITTLE WOMEN, musical based on Louisa May Alcott’s classic novel, presented by Niagara Regional Theatre Guild, directed by Dan Zerpa, starring Amberly Panepinto, Amy Sturmer, Ashley Fratello, Cassandra Grizanti, Scott Mackmin, M. Joseph Fratello, Sarah Mullin, Jessica Dows, Paul Bene. Through Nov 24, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 3. Ellicott Creek Playhouse, St. Edmund Campus, 530 Ellicott Creek Road, Tonawanda (260-2319).

MASTER CLASS, play by Terrence McNally, directed by Susan Drozd, starring Christina Rausa, Jessica L. Hall, Randall Kramer, Renee Landrigan, Raphael Santos, Michael Wachowiak. Through Dec 1, Wed & Thu at 7, Fri at 8, Sat at 4 & 8, Sun at 2 (no show Nov 28). MusicalFare Theatre, 4380 Main St., Amherst (839-8540).

PROMISES, PROMISES, musical by Neil Simon and Burt Bacharach, directed by David Bondrow, starring John Kaczorowski, Lizzy Boyke, Tom Zindle, Chris Turton, Marissa Caruso. Through Nov 24, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2:30. Lancaster Opera House, 21 Central Ave., Lancaster (683-1776).

THE SHAPE OF THINGS, play by Neil LaBute presented by Subversive Theatre, directed by Annise Celano, starring Candice Kogut, Sean Marciniak, Shabar Rouse, Sophia Howes. Through Nov 23, Thu-Sat at 8. The Manny Fried Playhouse, 255 Great Arrow Ave., third floor (408-0499).

THE SUNSET LIMITED, play by Cormac McCarthy, directed by Willie W. Judson, starring Kinzy Brown, Dennis Clary. Through Dec 1, Fri & Sat at 8, Sun at 4. Paul Robeson Theatre at the African American Cultural Center, 350 Masten Ave. (884-2013).


THE LITTLE FOXES, drama by Lillian Hellman presented by the Irish Classical Theatre Company, directed by Greg Natale, starring Josephine Hogan, Annette Daniels Taylor, Dudney Joseph, Adria Ryan, Eric Rawski, Joe Liolos, John Gurtler, Robert Rutland, Andrea Gollhardt, Gary Darling. Through Nov 17, Thu & Fri at 7:30, Sat at 3 & 7:30, Sun at 2. Andrews Theatre, 625 Main St. (853-ICTC).

THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA, drama by Tennessee Williams presented by Buffalo State Theater department and Casting Hall Productions, directed by Donn Youngstrom. Through Nov 16, Thu & Fri at 8, Sat at 2 & 8. Warren Enters Theater, Buffalo State campus (878-3005).

SERENATA CELESTE, world premiere comedy written and directed by Linda Silvestri, presented by Western Door Playhouse, starring Don Batalaris, Sam Fadel, Mike Lombardo, Gloria McNitt, Elaine Meranto, Chris Mongielo, Bob Priest, Sharon Priest, Dede Secic, Felicity Tiberi, Kathlyn Torres, Tom Turici. Through Nov 17, Fri & Sat at 8, Sun at 2:30. Woodbox Theatre, Niagara Arts and Cultural Center, 1201 Pine Ave. at Portage Road (297-5910).

SET UP, comedy by Dan Noonan, directed by Todd Warfield, starring Joyce Stilson, Guy Tomassi, Joey Bucheker, Stephanie Bax. Through Nov 16, Thu-Sat at 7:30. Alleyway Theatre, One Curtain Up Alley (852-2600).

WAR HORSE, touring production of the play adapted from the book by Michael Morpurgo, presented by Shea’s and Albert Nocciolino. Through Nov 17, 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).

Special Presentations:

WHAT EVER HAPPENED TO BABY JANE?, staged reading of the cult classic presented by Buffalo United Artists, directed by Todd Warfield, starring Jimmy Janowski, Peter Davis, Kerrykate Abel, Bebe Bvlgari, Zoe Diana, Maria Droz, Luther Nelson, Eric Rawski, Michael Seitz. Nov 17 at 6. Alleyway Theatre, One Curtain Up Alley (886-9239).

EMILE AND BENNY, premiere reading of a play by James Marzo, directed by Thomas Dooney, starring Hugh Davis, Jose Rivera, Steven Brachmann, Shabar Shabazz Rouse, Frank Canino. Nov 18 at 7. PAUSA Art House, 19 Wadsworth St. Free.


BOUNTY: The Mutiny, company developed version devised and directed by Robert Waterhouse, starring Christian Brandjes, Chris Kelly, Richard Lambert, Adam Yellen, Geoff Pictor, J.F.Kennedy, Zoe Appler, Alphonso Walker, Geoffrey Devereux. Preview Nov 21. Nov 22-Dec 21, Thu-Sat at 8. The New Phoenix Theatre on the Park, 95 Johnson Park (853-1334).

FOREVER PLAID: PLAID TIDINGS, musical comedy by Steven Ross presented by O’Connell & Company, directed by Michael Walline, starring Kurt Erb, Nicholas Lama, Matthew Mooney, Steven Sitzman. Nov 29-Dec 22, Thu-Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2:30. The Park School, 4625 Harlem Road, Snyder. (848-0800).

MADELINE’S CHRISTMAS, musical by Kirkeby and Mier, based on the book by Ludwig Bemelmans, presented by Theatre of Youth, directed by Meg Quinn, starring Megan Callahan, Tim Newell, Mary Kate O’Connell, Faith Walh, Isabel Atwood, Annabella Bogart, Grace Dalessandro, Mary Dalessandro, Kiana Duggan-Haas, Lily Hart, Anna Hills, Iris Izydorczak, Faith Knauf, Ellie Scarozza, Lydia Sulaiman. Dec 6-15, Fri at 7, Sat & Sun at 2. Allendale Theatre, 203 Allen St., Buffalo (884.4400).

THE PHILADELPHIA STORY, comedy by Phillip Barry presented by Niagara University Theatre, directed by Steve Braddock. Dec 5-15, Thu at 7, Fri at 7:30, Sat at 2 & 7:30, Sun at 2. Leary Theatre, Clet Hall on NU campus (286-8685).

THE WIZARD OF OZ by L. Frank Baum, dramatized by Elizabeth Fuller Chapman, presented by Buffalo Public Theatre in association with Ujima Company, directed by Kelli Bocock-Natale, starring Cecelia Barone, Brian Riggs, Bobby Cooke, Eric Rawski, Loraine O’Donnell. Dec 6-22, Thu & Fri at 8, Sat at 4 & 8, Sun at 6. TheaterLoft, 545 Elmwood Ave. (883-0380).