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THE GLASS MANAGERIE, drama by Tennessee Williams, presented by Aurora Players, directed by David Hall, starring Mary Eckstein, Joel Murphy, Rachel Wach, Ian Ronan. May 22-Jun 7, Fri & Sat at 8, Sun. at 2:30. Roycroft Pavilion, South Grove St. and Prospect Ave., East Aurora (687-6727).


LOVE, LOSS AND WHAT I WORE, by Nora Ephron and Delia Ephron, based on the book by Ilene Beckerman, presented by O’Connell & Company, directed by Roger Paolini, starring Sandra Gilliam, Darleen Pickering Hummert, Melissa Leventhal, Mary Moebius, Mary Kate O’Connell. Through Jun 7, Thu-Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2:30. The Park School, 4625 Harlem Road, Snyder. (848-0800).

TALLEY’S FOLLEY, play by Lanford Wilson presented by Red Thread Theatre, directed by Eileen Dugan, starring James Cichocki, Rebecca Runge. Through Jun 7, Thu-Sat at 8, Sun at 2. Marie Maday Theatre, Lyon’s Hall, Canisius College (445-4653).

THE UN-AMERICAN, world premiere of a play by Anna Kay France adapted from the book by Emanuel Fried presented by Subversive Theatre, directed by Greg Natale, starring Richard Lambert, Lisa Vitrano, Guy Wagner, Tim Joyce, Jack Agugliaro, Bonnie Jean Taylor, Mark John Donahue, J. Tim Raymond, Lawrence Rowswell, John Kennedy, John Strong. Through May 31, Thu-Sat at 8, Sun at 6. The Manny Fried Playhouse, 255 Great Arrow Ave., third floor (408-0499).

WINNIE THE POOH-The House at Pooh Corner, play presented by Theatre of Youth, directed by Michael Walline, starring Kevin Craig, Ricky Marchese, Lawrence Smith, Dan Greer, Jacob Albarella, Nancy Sam, Renee Landrigan, Zachary Snyder, Ashley Evans. Through Jun 7, Sat & Sun at 2, plus May 30 at 10 a.m. (no performance May 23 & 24). Allendale Theatre, 203 Allen St. (884-4400 x 304).


THE BOYS NEXT DOOR, play by Tom Griffin, directed by L. Don Swartz, starring Carl Tamburlin, Chris Fire, Jesse Swartz , Paul McGinnis, Julie Senko, Debby Koszelak Swartz. May 7 at 8. Through May 24, Fri & Sat at 8, Sun at 2. Ghostlight Theatre, 170 Schenck St., North Tonawanda (743-1614).

HOW I GOT OVER, written and directed by Paulette D. Harris. Through May 24, Fri & Sat at 8, Sun at 4. Paul Robeson Theatre at the African American Cultural Center, 350 Masten Ave. (884-2013).

IN THE RED AND BROWN WATER, play by Tarell Alvin McCraney presented by Ujima Company, directed by Lorna Hill. Through May 24, Fri & Sat at 8, Sun at 6. TheaterLoft, 545 Elmwood Ave. (281-0092).

MARK TWAIN’S THE DIARIES OF ADAM AND EVE, edited and adapted for the stage by David Birney, presented by The Western Door Playhouse, starring Samika Sullivan, Sam Granieri. Through May 24, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2:30. Niagara Arts and Culture Center, 1201 Pine Ave, Niagara Falls (297 5910).

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, comedy by Shakespeare, directed by Kelli Bocock-Natale, starring Bobby Cooke, Maria Droz, Jamie Lama, Eliza Vann, Megan Callahan, Maria Droz, Kurt Erb, Nicholas Lama, Caitlin Coleman, Billy Horn, Eric Rawski. Through May 23, Thu-Sat at 8. New Phoenix Theatre, 95 Johnson Park (853-1334).

RUST BELT GROTESQUE, an evening of one act plays written by Mark C Lloyd, Matthew LaChiusa, Justin Karcher, and James Marzo, presented by American Repertory Theater of WNY. Through May 23, Thu-Sat at 7:30. Church of the Ascension, 16 Linwood Ave. (634 1102).

SHE LOVES ME, musical by Masteroff, Bock and Harnock, directed by Joseph Demerly, starring Debbie Pappas, Norman Sham, Loraine O’Donnell, Paul Maisano, Tom Owen, Steve Jakiel, Dan Urtz, Kevin Kennedy, Amy Jakiel, Leanne Troutman, Shayna Raichilson-Zadok, David Bondrow, Ian Tweedie. Through May 24, Thu & Fri at 8, Sat at 4 & 8, Sun at 2. Kavinoky Theatre, 320 Porter Ave. (829-7668).

WATER BY THE SPOONFUL, drama by Quiara Alegría Hudes, directed by Scott Behrend, starring Anthony Alcocer, Monish Bhattacharyya, Rosa Fernandez, Jonathan Foreman, David Hayes, Sara Kow-Falcone, Victoria Pérez. Through May 24, Thu-Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2. Road Less Traveled Theater, Market Arcade Film & Arts Centre, 639 Main St. (629-3069).


THE BOOK OF MORMON, touring production of the Broadway musical presented by Shea’s and Albert Nocciolino. Jun 2-7, 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).

LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL, presented by Rocking Horse Productions. Jun 5-21, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2:30. Lancaster Opera House, 21 Central Ave., Lancaster (683-1776).

SECRETS EVERY SMART TRAVELER SHOULD KNOW (The New Musical Comedy Revue), presented by Buffalo Chrysalis Theatre Company, directed by Matthew Mooney, starring Susana Breese, Robert Mazierski, Kelley Jayne DiPasquale, Corey Bieber, Christopher Andreana. Jun 5 - 21, Thu-Sat at 8, Sun at 2. Grange Theatre, 22 Main St, third floor, Hamburg. (903-9288).