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On The Boards Theater Listings

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Jessica Wegrzyn and Jonathan Shuey in "Proof," opening this weekend at the Kavinoky. (photo by Simon Farber)


BROADWAY IN CONCERT 17, musical revue presented by the Niagara Regional Theatre Guild, Jan 10-19th, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 3. The Ellicott Creek Playhouse, 530 Ellicott Creek Road, Tonawanda (260-2319).

PROOF, drama by David Auburn, directed by Norman Sham, starring Peter Palmisano, Jessica Wegrzyn, Aleks Malejs, Jonathan Shuey. Jan 10-Feb 2, Thu & Fri at 8, Sat at 4 & 8, Sun at 2. Kavinoky Theatre, 320 Porter Ave. (829-7668).


WICKED, touring production of the Broadway musical presented by Shea’s and Albert Nocciolino. Through Jan 26, Tue-Thu at 7:30, Fri at 8, Sat at 2 & 8, Sun at 1 & 6:30, plus Jan 9 at 1. Shea’s Performing Arts Center, 646 Main St. (1-800-745-3000).

Special Presentations:

GREETINGS, comedy by Tom Dudzick, directed by Jay Desiderio, starring Marc-Jon Filippone, Cynthia Schmitt, Marie Costa, Rich Kraemer, Jacob Marciniak. Through Jan 25, evenings, dinner at 6 & show at 7:30; matinees, dinner at 1:00 & show at 2:30. Desiderio’s Dinner Theatre, 5827 Broadway, Lancaster (683-7767).


THE MOUNTAINTOP, docudrama by Katori Hall presented by Subversive Theatre, directed by Gary Earl Ross, starring Jonathan Lee, Candace Whitfield. Jan 23-Mar 1, Thu-Sat at 8. The Manny Fried Playhouse, 255 Great Arrow Ave., third floor (408-0499).

MURDER IN GREEN MEADOWS, thriller by Douglas Post presented by Kaleidoscope Theatre, directed by Christopher Standart, starring Stephanie Bax, Tim Finnegan, Becky Globus, Michael Seitz. Jan 31-Feb 15, Fri & Sat at 7:30, plus Feb 8 at 3. Lecture Hall in the Main Building at Medaille College, 18 Agassiz Circle (479-1587).

PSYCHO BEACH PARTY, staged reading of the play by Charles Busch, presented by Buffalo United Artists, starring Kurt Erb, Jimmy Janowski, Chris Kelly, Jessica K. Rasp, Michael Seitz. Jan 26 at 7. The Evergreen Commons, 262 Georgia St. & Prospect (886-9239).

SHORT PLAY FESTIVAL, presented by Niagara University Theatre. Jan 17-19, Fri at 7:30, Sat at 2 & 7:30, Sun at 2. Leary Theatre, Clet Hall on NU campus (286-8685).

TONY ’N’ TINA’S WEDDING, interactive musical comedy/dinner theater presented by Actors Anonymous Theatre Company. Jan 24 & 25, Feb 7 & 15 at 7:15. Fox Valley Country Club, 6161 Genesee St. Lancaster (633-4355).

VERY FINE USE OF A GRENADE, world premiere of the play by Mark Witteveen, starring Kristin Tripp Kelley, John Fredo, Greg Howze, Renee Landrigan. Jan 24-Feb 16, Thu-Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2. Road Less Traveled Theater, Market Arcade Film & Arts Centre, 639 Main St. (629-3069).

A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE, comedy by Oscar Wilde presented by the Irish Classical Theatre Company, directed by Josephine Hogan, starring Vincent O’Neill, Eileen Dugan, Kathleen Betsko Yale, Gerry Maher, Chris Kelly, Doug Weyand, Kelli Bocock Natale, Diane Curley, Jenn Stafford. Jan 17-Feb 9, Thu & Fri at 7:30, Sat at 3 & 7:30, Sun at 2. Andrews Theatre, 625 Main St. (853-ICTC).