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On The Boards Theater Listings

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ONE-ACT WEDNESDAYS, one act plays by Christopher Durang presented by Buffalo Repertory Awards Theater, directed by Ronald J. Leonardi, starring Gina Drigant, Jeremy Kreuzer, Patricia Maxwell, Vincent Rondinelli, PriscillaYoung-Anker. Through Aug 27, Wed at 5:30. Canalside Ruins near the Erie Canal Harbor. Free admission.


CABARET, musical by Kander & Ebb directed by Debby Koszelak Swartz, starring Beau Bradshaw, Jill Anderson, Bradley Gelber, JoAnn V. Mis, Carl Tamburlin, Christopher Fire. Through Aug 17, Thu at 7, Fri & Sat at 8, Sun at 2. Ghostlight Theatre, 170 Schenck St., North Tonawanda (743-1614).

THE COMEDY OF ERRORS, comedy by 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. Through Aug 17, Tue-Sun at 7:30. Shakespeare Hill, Delaware Park, behind the Rose Garden (856-4533).

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. Through Aug 17, Fri & Sat at 8, Sun at 7. Alleyway Theatre, One Curtain Up Alley (886-9239).

Special Presentations:

BOURBON AT THE BORDER, staged reading of the play by Pearl Cleage, presented by Ujima Company, directed by Willie Judson. Aug 16 at 8. TheaterLoft, 545 Elmwood Ave. (883-0380).

BUFFALO CHRYSALIS THEATRE CABARET, Broadway classics presented by Buffalo Chrysalis Theatre Company, a fundraiser, starring Matthew Mooney, Melissa Leventhal, Susana Breese, Chistopher Andreana, Sydnie Perkins, Robert Mazierski, John Panepinto. Aug 16 at 8. Our Lady of Hope Church, Lafayette Ave & Grant St, 18 Greenwood Place (903-9288).

CLINTON’S DITCH: The Story of the Building of the Erie Canal, historical outdoor play by Anne Porter Paris & Hugh Pratt, presented by Erie Canal Drama Theatre, directed by Drew McCabe, Richard Lambert, Elizabeth Oddy, Christopher Andreana, Bryan Patrick Stoyle, Verneice Turner, Aaron Krygier, Jamie Nablo Lama. Aug 28-30 at 7:30. Canalside Ruins near the Erie Canal Harbor (1-800-838-3006).

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


THE GRAPES OF WRATH, adapted for the stage by Frank Galati from John Steinbeck’s novel, presented by Subversive Theatre, directed by Gary Darling, starring Eric Mowery, Joy Scime, Jack Agugliaro, Tim Joyce. Sep 4-Oct 4, Thu-Sat at 7:30. The Manny Fried Playhouse, 255 Great Arrow Ave., third floor (408-0499).

I NEED A FATHER, gospel stage play presented by Grace N Mercy Productions. Aug 29 at 7. Elim Christian Fellowship, 70 Chalmers Ave. (602-9669).

STOREHOUSE, a performance installation presented by Torn Space Theater, directed by Dan Shanahan, Aug 22-24 at 6, 6:30, 7, 8, 8:30 & 9. Silo City, 87 Childs St. (812-5733).

SUMMER COMES LATE, staged reading of a new play by Michael Wilmot, presented by Aurora Players. Aug 22 & 23 at 8. Roycroft Pavilion in Hamlin Park, Prospect Ave. and South Grove St., East Aurora (655-0369).