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BALLOONACY, play by Barry Kornhauser presented by TOY’s Theatre for the Very Young series, directed by Meg Quinn, starring Jacob Albarella. Aug 1-16, Sat & Sun at 11 a.m. & 1 p.m. The Maxine and Robert Seller Theatre at the Jewish Community Center, 2640 North Forest Rd., Getzville (884-4400).

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, comedy by William Shakespeare presented by The Alden Christian Theatre Society. Jul 31-Aug 9, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2:30. ACTS Beacon Café, 1470 Church St., Alden (937-7770).

PETER PAN, Broadway musical based on the play by J.M. Barrie, directed by Randall Kramer. Jul 30-Aug 7, Thu at 7, Fri at 8, Sat, Sun & Wed at 2, plus Aug 6 at 2. Artpark Main Stage, 450 South 4th St., Lewiston (1-888-223-6000).


BETTE AND JOAN: THE FINAL CURTAIN, play originally created by Foursight Theatre Co. UK, presented by Buffalo United Artists, directed by Todd Warfield, starring Jimmy Janowski, Christopher Standart. Through Aug 16, Sat at 8, Sun at 7. Alleyway’s Main Street Cabaret, 672 Main St. (886-9239).

DISNEY’S THE LITTLE MERMAID JR. and ALADDIN JR., musicals presented by In Good Company Productions, directed by Melissa Durfey. Jul 30, Aug 3, 4, & 6 at 7. Miller Bandshell in Niawanda Park, Tonawanda (408-7678).

RHINOCEROS by Eugene Ionesco, presented by Subversive Theatre, directed by Albert Falcone, starring Rick Lattimer, John Vines, Haley Keeley, Jacob Sauer, Sara Kovacsi, Virginia Brannon, Murry Galloway, J. Tim Raymond, Corinne McLaughlin, Peter-Mark Raphael. Through Aug 15, Thu-Sat at 8. The Manny Fried Playhouse, 255 Great Arrow Ave., third floor (408-0499).

SISTERS OF SWING: THE ANDREWS SISTERS MUSICAL, conceived and written by Beth Gilleland & Bob Beverage, directed by Doug Weyand, starring Philip Farugia, Wendy Hall,

Nicholas Lama, Renee Landrigan, Michele Marie Roberts. Through Aug 9, Wed & Thu at 7, Fri at 8, Sat at 4 & 8, Sun at 2. Musicalfare Theatre, 4380 Main St., Amherst (839-8540).

TWELFTH NIGHT, comedy by Shakespeare presented by Shakespeare in Delaware Park, directed by Steve Vaughan, starring Tim Newell, Adam Yellen, Jordan Louis Fischer, Chris Hatch, David Lundy, Greg Gjurich, Stephen Wisker, Norman Sham. Through Aug 16, Tue-Sun at 7:30. Shakespeare Hill in Delaware Park (856-4533).


INTIMATE APPAREL, play by Lynn Nottage presented by Chautauqua Theater Company, directed by Vivienne Benesch. Through Aug 2. Thu & Fri at 4, Sat at 2:15, Sun at 2:15 & 8. Bratton Theater, Chautauqua Institution (357-6250).

THE TRUE STORY OF THE THREE LITTLE PIGS, children’s musical based on the book by Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith, presented by The Friends of Niagara University Theatre, directed by Steven Braddock and Terri Filips Vaughan. Jul 31 at 1& 7; Aug 1 at 10 a.m. The Leary Theatre at Clet Hall, NU campus (286-8685).


THE GOOD LIFE, staged reading of the play by James M. Marzo, directed by Gail Golden, starring Michael Seitz, Chris Standart, Bonnie Jean Taylor, Thomas Lachiusa, Becky Globus. Aug 1 at 3. The Manny Fried Playhouse, 255 Great Arrow Ave., third floor.

IFFY & IZZY, staged reading of the play by Frank Canino, starring Verneice Turner, Roosevelt Tidwell, Stefan Brundage, Daisy Medina, Mahagony Mobley. Jul 30 & 31 at 8:30. Rust Belt Book Store, 415 Grant St. (883-0995). Free admission.


HENRY V by William Shakespeare, presented by Chautauqua Theater Company. Aug 14-21. Bratton Theater, Chautauqua Institution (357-6250).

NUNSENSE, musical comedy by Dan Goggin, directed by Debby Koszelak Swartz, starring Joann V. Mis, Debby Koszelak Swartz, Jill Anderson, Katherine Quattrini, Linda Casterline-Liberti. Aug 6-16, Thu at 7, Fri & Sat at 8, Sun at 2. Ghostlight Theatre, 170 Schenck St., North Tonawanda (743-1614).