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On The Boards Theater Listings

Coming soon to 710 Main Street is Buffalo Laboratory Theatre's "Cyrano," a new adaptation of Rostand's classic play.

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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).

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). Read more in this week's Theater Week.


PROOF, drama by David Auburn, directed by Norman Sham, starring Peter Palmisano, Jessica Wegrzyn, Aleks Malejs, Jonathan Shuey. Through Feb 2, Thu & Fri at 8, Sat at 4 & 8, Sun at 2. Kavinoky Theatre, 320 Porter Ave. (829-7668). Read more in this week's Theater Week.

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. Shea’s Performing Arts Center, 646 Main St. (1-800-745-3000).


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

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).


CYRANO, new adaptation of the Edmund Rostand’s classic presented by the Buffalo Laboratory Theatre, directed by and starring Taylor Doherty, also starring Ray Boucher, Morgan Chard, Katie White. Feb 6-23, Thu at 7:30, Fri & Sat at 8, Sun at 2. 710 Main Theatre, 710 Main St. (202-9033/847-0850).

THE MOUNTAINTOP, docudrama by Katori Hall presented by Subversive Theatre, directed by Gary Earl Ross, starring Jonathan Lee, Candace Whitfield. Jan 30-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 Caitlin Coleman, Kevin Craig, Kurt Erb, Jimmy Janowski, Chris Kelly, Lisa Ludwig, Jessica K. Rasp, Michael Seitz, Alan Trinca. Jan 26 at 7. The Evergreen Commons, 262 Georgia St. & Prospect (886-9239).

SOME GIRL(S), play by Neil LaBute presented by Second Generation Theatre, directed by Steve Copps, starring Adriano Gatto, Meghan McAdam Gomez, Sophie Howes, Diane Di Bernardo Blenk, Kristin Bentley. Jan 30-Feb 16, Thu-Sat at 8, Sun at 2. New Phoenix Theatre on the Park, 95 Johnson Park (206-4964).

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).