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On The Boards Theater Listings

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Ben Puglisi (Booth) and Jonathan Young (Oswald) in "Assassins."


A RAISIN IN THE SUN, play by Lorraine Hansberry presented by Chautauqua Theater Company. Jun 27-Jul 6, Bratton Theater, Chautauqua Institution (357-6250).

ASSASSINS, musical by Stephen Sondheim presented by Second Generation Theatre Company, directed by Chris Cavanagh, starring Jonathan Young, Ben Puglisi, Phil Farugia, Steve Copps, Geoff Pictor, Jacob Albarella, Nick Lama, Arin Dandes, Michele Benzin, Eric Rawski. Jun 26-Jul 13, Thu-Sat at 8, Sun at 2. New Phoenix Theatre on the Park, 95 Johnson Park (864-0938).


HENRY V, history play by William Shakespeare, presented by Shakespeare in Delaware Park, directed by Saul Elkin, starring Patrick Moltane, Tim Newell, Adam Rath, Scot A. Kaitanowski, Gerry Maher, Tom Loughlin, Darleen Pickering Hummert, Marie Costa, Arianne Davidow. Through Jul 13, Tue-Sun at 7:30. Shakespeare Hill, Delaware Park, behind the Rose Garden (856-4533). Read more in this week's Theater Week.


COLE, musical entertainment based on the words and music of Cole Porter, devised by Benny Green & Alan Strachan, presented by Kaleidoscope Theatre, directed by Cindy Ripley, starring Meghan Attridge, Sarah Blewett, Beth Gerardi-Wharton, Bobby Hall, Nathan Miller, Christian Riso. Through Jun 28, Fri & Sat at 7:30. Lecture Hall Theatre, Medaille College, Main Building, 18 Agassiz Circle (479-1587).

FALLEN ANGELS, comedy by Noel Coward presented by The Irish Classical Theatre Company, directed by Fortunato Pezzimenti, starring Diane Curley, Brian Mysliwy, Bonnie Jean Taylor, Matt Witten, Adriano Gatto, Annette Daniels Taylor. Through Jun 29, Thu & Fri at 7:30, Sat at 3 & 7:30, Sun at 2. Andrews Theatre, 625 Main St. (853-ICTC).

THE LADY WITH ALL THE ANSWERS, one woman show by David Rambo presented by O’Connell & Company, directed by Anne Gayley, starring Mary Kate O’Connell. Through Jun 29, Thu-Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2:30. The Park School, 4625 Harlem Road, Snyder (848-0800).

THE SECRET LIVES OF GIRLS, drama by Linda Daugherty, directed by Kelly Beuth as part of Subversive Youth Series. Through Jun 28, Wed-Sat at 8. The Subversive Theatre Collective. The Manny Fried Playhouse, 255 Great Arrow Ave., third floor (408-0499).

Special Presentations:

A GERSHWIN CELEBRATION, featuring songs and piano compositions by George Gershwin, starring Randall Kramer, Theresa Quinn, Paschal Frisina III, Katy Miner, Peggy Scalzo. Jun 28 at 8. The Premier Center Cabaret at MusicalFare Theatre, 4380 Main St., Amherst (839-8540).

KERRYKATE ABEL & CHUCK BASIL, an evening of song and story. Jun 27 at 8. The Premier Center Cabaret at MusicalFare Theatre, 4380 Main St., Amherst (839-8540).

SAVING GRACE, comedy by Jack Sharkey, directed by Jay Desiderio, starring Katherine Parker, Rob Dziechciarz, Rob Zahm, Alley Griffin, Jay Wollen. Through Aug 24, Thu & Sat dinner at 6 & show at 7:30; Sun, dinner at 1:00 & show at 2:30 (no show Jun 28, Jul 27). Desiderio’s Dinner Theatre, 5827 Broadway, Lancaster (683-7767).


MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL, touring production of the musical by Jeanie Linders, produced by GFour Productions, presented by Shea’s and Albert Nocciolino, directed by Seth Greenleaf. Jul 8-20, Tue-Thu at 7:30, Fri at 8, Sat at 4 & 8, Sun at 2 & 6. 710 Main Theatre, 710 Main St. (1-800-745-3000).

PETER PAN, musical based on the play by James M. Barrie presented by Curtain Up! Productions, directed by Christopher Parada. Jul 10-20, Thu-Sat at 7:30, Sun at 3. The Historic Palace Theatre, 2 East Ave., Lockport (438-1130).

SIDE BY SIDE BY SONDHEIM, musical revue featuring the songs of Stephen Sondheim, directed by Chris Kelly, starring Kelli Bocock-Natale, Bobby Cooke, John Kaczorowski, Jenn Stafford. Jul 9-Aug 9, Wed & Thu at 7, Fri at 8, Sat at 4 & 8. MusicalFare Theatre, 4380 Main St., Amherst (839-8540).