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The cast of A Raisin in the Sun at Chautauqua Theater Company.


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).

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).


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. Through 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).


A RAISIN IN THE SUN, play by Lorraine Hansberry presented by Chautauqua Theater Company. Through Jul 6, Thu at 4, Fri & Sat at 2:15, Sun at 2:15 & 8. Bratton Theater, Chautauqua Institution (357-6250).

Special Presentations:

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 Jul 27). Desiderio’s Dinner Theatre, 5827 Broadway, Lancaster (683-7767).


THE COMEDY OF ERRORS, comedy William Shakespeare, presented by Shakespeare in Delaware Park, directed by Steve Vaughan, starring Adriano Gatto, Nathan Winkelstein, Steve Braddock, Greg Gjurich, Nick Lama, Norm Sham, Lisa Ludwig. Jul 24-Aug 17, Tue-Sun at 7:30. Shakespeare Hill, Delaware Park, behind the Rose Garden (856-4533).

DETOUR by Martin Goldsmith, presented by Torn Space Theater, directed by Matthew Sekellick starring, Andrew Kottler, Becky Globus, James Hefron. Jul 17-26, Thu at 7:30, Fri & Sat at 8; plus Jul 23 & 27 at 7:30. The Adam Mickiewicz Dramatic Circle, 612 Fillmore Ave. (812-5733).

THE LOCAL ONE-ACT SHOWCASE, presented by American Repertory Theater of WNY as part of the Buffalo Infringement Festival, featuring works by Maura Nolan, Mark C Lloyd, Matthew Bolye, Megan Kemple, Brianna Lanoye, Celine Keefe. Jul 24 at 7 & 9:30, Jul 25 & 26 at 9 & 11, Aug 1 & 2 at 9 & 11. ART in the Box 16 Linwood Ave. (634-1102).

MARY POPPINS, musical based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney Film, directed by Randall Kramer, starring Emilie Renier. Jul 31-Aug 8, Thu & Fri at 8, Sat & Sun at 2, plus Aug 6 & 7 at 2. Artpark Main Stage, 450 South 4th St., Lewiston (1-888-223-6000).

THE MAY QUEEN, new play by Molly Smith Metzler, presented by Chautauqua Theater Company. Jul 18-27. Bratton Theater, Chautauqua Institution (357-6250).

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)

POSEIDON! AN UPSIDE DOWN MUSICAL by David Cera, presented by Buffalo United Artists, directed by Todd Warfield, starring Jimmy Janowski, Jeffrey Coyle, Eric Rawski, Kerrykate Abel, Tyler Brown, Joey Bucheker, Bebe Bvlgari, Maria Droz, Timothy Patrick Finnegan, Christopher Standart, Michael Seitz. Jul 25-Aug 17, Fri & Sat at 8, Sun at 7. Alleyway Theatre, One Curtain Up Alley (886-9239).