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On The Boards Theater Listings

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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).


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).

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).

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

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).


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 at 8, Fri at 8 & 11, 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).

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).

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. Through Nov. 24, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2. Church of the Advent, 54 Delaware Rd., Kenmore (876-6504).

Special Presentations:

THE LITTLE PRINCE, opera by Rachel Portman presented by Opera Sacra, directed by Reverend Jacob Ledwon, starring Cole Marcotte. Nov 22 & 23 at 8. St. Joseph University Church, 3269 Main St. (833-0298).


AGNES OF GOD, drama by John Pielmeier presented by the Brazen-Faced Varlets, directed by Diane Di Bernardo-Blenk, starring Kelly Beuth, Lara D. Haberberger, Kate Olena. Dec 6-21, Fri & Sat at 7:30. Rustbelt Books, 202 Allen St. (909-5757).

A CHRISTMAS CAROL, adapted and directed by Neal Radice, starring David C. Mitchell, Melissa Seifert Leventhal, Katy Miner, Roger VanDette, David Poole, Jerry Hudson, Joyce Stilson, Darryl Hart, Radice. Dec 5-22, Thu & Fri at 7:30, Sat at 5 & 8, Sun at 2 (no performance Dec 8). Alleyway Theatre, One Curtain Up Alley (852-2600).

A CHRISTMAS CAROL, by Charles Dickens, directed by and starring L. Don Swartz, also starring Mark Woomer, Michael Swartz, Carl Tamburlin, DJ Swartz, Jed Woomer. Dec 5-15, Thu at 7, Fri & Sat at 8, Sun at 2. Ghostlight Theatre, 170 Schenck St., North Tonawanda (743-1614).

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).

LA GRINGA, play by Carmen Rivera presented by Raíces Theatre Company, directed by Sheila M. López, starring Starring Sarielys Matos, Rolando Martin Gómez, Smirna Mercedes-Pérez, Dewel Pérez, José A. Rivera, Victoria Pérez. Dec 5-8, Thu-Sat at 7:30, Sun at 6. Road Less Traveled Theater inside the Market Arcade Film & Arts Centre, 639 Main St. (238-1522).

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).

MIRACLE ON 34th STREET, adapted by Mountain Community Theater from the novel by Valentine Davies, presented by The Mystery Company, directed by and starring Jerry Kelly, also starring Marta Roiz, Bob Wagner, Jamie Nablo, Autumn Cwick, Richard Cole, Leanne Troutman, Joe Laspro, Irma Lewis Dec 6-15, Thu & Fri at 7:30, Sat at 2:30 & 7:30, Sun at 2:30. Lancaster Opera House, 21 Central Ave., Lancaster (683-1776).

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).