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On The Boards Theater Listings

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BETSY CARMICHAEL’S LATE NITE BINGO, original comedy conceived & written by Mary Kate O’Connell & Joey Bucheker, presented by O’Connell & Company, directed by O’Connell, starring Bucheker, Jerry Mosey, Adam Matthew Wall, Corey Bieber. Apr 9-26, Thu-Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2:30. The Park School, 4625 Harlem Road, Snyder (848-0800).

CAROUSEL, musical by Rodgers and Hammerstein, directed by Randall Kramer, starring Charmagne Chi, Steve Copps, Arin Lee Dandes, Paschal Frisina III, Gregory Gjurich, Edith Grossman, Wendy Hall, Robert Insana, Matthew Iwanski, Dudney Joseph, Jr., Celine Keefe, Cecilia Snow, Michael Wachowiak. Apr 15-May 17, Wed & Thu at 7, Fri at 8, Sat at 4 & 8, Sun at 2. Musicalfare Theatre, 4380 Main St., Amherst (839-8540).

LOVE, SEX, AND THE IRS, comedy by William Van Zandt and Jane Milmore presented by Buffalo Chrysalis Theatre Company, directed by Matthew Mooney, starring Melissa Leventhal, Ryan Kaminski, Ricky Needham, Rhiannon Sherlock, Mark Bursztyn, Timothy Bookhagen, Leigh Hinkle, Thomas Wilger. Apr 10-26, Thu-Sat at 8, Sun at 2. Grange Theatre, 22 Main St. , third floor, Hamburg (903-9288).

SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN, stage musical based on the classic MGM film, directed by David Bondrow, starring Kevin Leary, John Kaczorowski, Tara Kaczorowski, Valerie Stevens, Scot Kaitanowski, David Silverthorn, Marisa Caruso. Apr 10 – 26, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2:30. Lancaster Opera House, 21 Central Ave., Lancaster (683-1776).


BUA TAKES 10, collection of LGBT short plays presented by Buffalo United Artists, starring Caitlin Baeumler Coleman, Kevin Craig, Timothy Patrick Finnegan, Jimi Konidis, Jessica K. Rasp, Marc Sacco, Alisse Sikes. Through Apr 11, Fri & Sat at 8. Main Street Cabaret at Alleyway Theatre Complex, One Curtain Up Alley (886-9239).

BUFFALO QUICKIES, festival or one-act plays directed by Joyce Stilson, starring Stephanie Bax, Tyler Brown, Jacquie Cherry, Bethany Sparacio, Michael Starzynski. Through Apr 11, Thu-Sat at 7:30. Alleyway Theatre, One Curtain Up Alley (852-2600).

WHY TORTURE IS WRONG, AND THE PEOPLE WHO LOVE THEM, comedy by Christopher Durang presented by Subversive Theatre, directed by Thomas LaChiusa, starring Andrea Andolina, Michael Votta, Christopher Standart, Victor Morales, Becky Globus, Mike Seitz, James Cichocki. Through Apr 12, Thu-Sat at 8, Sun at 7. Manny Fried Playhouse 255 Great Arrow Ave., third floor (408-0499).


AMERICA’S GOT DOWNTON, one-man parody written and performed by Luke Kempner, directed by Owen Lewis. Apr 10 & 11 at 7:30. 710 Main Theatre, 710 Main St. (1-800-745-3000).

MASS APPEAL, comedy/drama by Bill C. Davis, directed by Jay Desiderio, starring Marc-Jon Filippone, Matt Snyder. Through Apr 19. Desiderio’s Dinner Theatre, 5827 Broadway, Lancaster (683-7767).

THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES, by Eve Ensler. A V-Day at UB benefit performance for SBI Safety Services. Apr 23-25 at 7:30. Student Union Theater, UB North Campus (829-2584).


HARBOR, comedy by Chad Beguelin, presented by Buffalo United Artists, directed by Todd Fuller, starring Kerrykate Abel, Matthew Crehan Higgins, Rick Lattimer, Sabrina Kahwaty. Apr 17-May 9, Fri & Sat at 8. Alleyway Theatre, One Curtain Up Alley (886-9239).

KINKY BOOTS, touring production of the Broadway musical presented by Shea’s and Albert Nocciolino. Apr 21-26, Tue-Thu at 7:30, Fri at 8, Sat at 2 & 8, Sun at 2 & 7. Shea’s Performing Arts Center, 646 Main St. (1-800-745-3000).

THE ODD COUPLE, comedy by Neil Simon presented by The Jewish Repertory Theatre of Western New York, directed by Saul Elkin, starring Ray Boucher, Tim Newell, Tom Loughlin, Lisa Ludwig, Don Gervasi, Mike Randall, Michele Marie Roberts, Doug Weyand. Apr 23-May 17, Thu at 7:30, Sat at 4 & 8, Sun at 2 (Apr 26 at 4 instead of 2). The Maxine and Robert Seller Theatre, JCC, 2640 North Forest Road, Getzville (688-4114 x391).

SAY GOODNIGHT GRACIE, one-man play by Rupert Holmes, adapted from the reminiscences of George Burns, starring Alan Safier. Apr 16-19, Thu at 7:30, Fri at 8, Sat &Sun at 2. 710 Main Theatre, 710 Main St. (1-800-745-3000).

420: THE MUSICAL, by John Kehoe and Laura Lonski, presented by Plum Stab, directed by Kehoe. Apr 17, 18 & 20 at 7:30. Milkie’s on Elmwood, 522 Elmwood Ave.