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DOUBT, drama by John Patrick Shanley presented by Buffalo Laboratory Theatre, directed by Katie White, starring David Hayes, Ellen Horst, Anne Roaldi-Boucher, Annette Daniels Taylor. Sep 11-26, Thu at 7:30, Fri & Sat at 8 (Sep 18 at 8:30), plus Sep 13 at 2:30. Swan Auditorium, 5200 South Park Ave., Hamburg (202-9033).

GRANNYBIRD, world premiere of a musical written and directed by Neal Radice, starring Terry Braunstein, David G. Poole, Allison Barsi, Shawn Calmes. Sep 10-Oct 3, Thu-Sat at 7:30 (Sep 18 at 8). Alleyway Theatre, One Curtain Up Alley (852-2600).

KING O’ THE MOON—Over the Tavern: Part Two, comedy written and directed by Tom Dudzik, starring Loraine O’Donnell, Adriano Gatto, Kelly Copps, Steve Vaughan, Kevin Craig. Sep 11-Oct 4, Thu & Fri at 7:30, Sat at 3:30 & 7:30, Sun at 2. Kavinoky Theatre, 320 Porter Ave. (829-7668).

MONTY PYTHON’S SPAMALOT, Broadway musical by John Du Prez & Eric Idle, directed by David Bondrow, starring Jessica Hall, Scot Kaitanowski, Brett Klaczyk, Thomas LaChiusa, Nathan Andrew Miller, Ricky Needham, Marc Sacco, Kevin Toniazzo-Naughton. Sep 11-27, Thu-Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2:30 (Sep 18 at 8). Lancaster Opera House, 21 Central Ave., Lancaster (683-1776).

SLAUGHTERHOUSE FIVE (OR THE CHILDREN’S CRUSADE), adapted for the stage by Eric Simonson from the novel by Kurt Vonnegut, presented by Subversive Theatre, directed by Michael Lodick, starring Tim Joyce, John Kennedy, John Profeta, Elizabeth Catania, Shane Zimmerman, Rick Lattimer, Jane Cudmore, Kathleen Godwin, Michael Breen, Brittany Gabryel, Cody Jones, Murry Galloway, Albert Falcone, Nick Stevens. Sep 10-Oct 11, Thu-Sat at 8, Sun at 2. The Manny Fried Playhouse, 255 Great Arrow Ave., third floor (408-0499).

SPEED OF LIGHT, world premiere of the play by Bella Poynton, directed by Scott Behrend, starring Sara Kow-Falcone, Steve Petersen, Jessica Stuber, Greg Natale, Bob Grabowski, Greg Howze, Erica Lorenzetti. Sep 11-Oct 4, Thu-Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2. (Sep 18 at 8). The New Road Less Traveled Theater, 500 Pearl St. (629-3069).


IN THE HEIGHTS, musical by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara Alegría Hudes, directed by Randall Kramer, starring Marta Aracelis, Cecelia Barron, Taylor Carlson, Arin Lee Dandes, Arianne Davidow, Elena Victoria Feliz, Alejandro Gabriel Gómez, Rolando Martín Gómez, Adam Hayes, Dudney Joseph, Jr., Ricky Marchese, Bob Mazierski, Smirna Mercedes-Pérez, Victoria Pérez, Jon Yepez. Through Oct 11, Wed & Thu at 7, Fri at 8, Sat at 4 & 7, Sun at 2. MusicalFare Theatre, 4380 Main St., Amherst (839-8540).


BUFFALO TO BROADWAY “DUETS”, music revue presented by Buffalo Chrysalis, starring Melissa Leventhal, Susana Breese, Clarisse Birkby, Kelly Campbell, Matthew Mooney, Raymond Neil. Sep 18 & 19 at 8. The Grange Theatre, 22 Main St., third floor, Hamburg (903-9288).

HATE CRIME, world premiere of the play by Vince Scarsella, presented by Alemaedae Productions, directed by Phil Davis, Sr., starring Verneice Turner, Willie Judson, Peter Johnson, Bonnie Jean Taylor, Jeffrey Coyle, Michael Avery. Sep 13 at 6. Lackawanna High School Auditorium, 550 Martin Rd., Lackawanna (602-6253).


ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, musical by Irvin Berlin presented by The Niagara Regional Theatre Guild, starring Carolyn Quigley, Chris Turton, Dan Zerpa, Chuck Slisz, Joe Fratello, Sarah Mullin, Mike Leszczynski. Sep 18-Oct 4, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 3. Ellicott Creek Playhouse, 530 Ellicott Creek Rd., Tonawanda (260-2319).

BUYER & CELLAR, one-man comedy by Jonathan Tolins presented by Buffalo United Artists, directed by Doug Weyand, starring Kurt Erb. Sep 18-Oct 4, Fri & Sat at 8, Sun at 7 (no performance Sep 25). Alleyway’s Main Street Cabaret, 672 Main St. (886-9239).

CARRIE, THE MUSICAL, presented by American Repertory Theater of WNY, directed by Christopher Standart, starring Tyler Brown, Jasmine Fiero, Jordon Louis Fischer, Mary Coppola Gjurich, Tim Goehrig, Leacel Hillenbrand, Marina Laurendi, Kaylee LeRoy, Jenny McCabe, Heather Reed, Michael J Starzynski, Nick Stevens, Michael Wachowiak, Emily Yancey. Sep 17 – Oct 10, Thu-Sat at 8, plus Sep 20 & Oct 4 at 7.Medaille College18 Agassiz Circle (634-1102).

FOR HEAVEN’S SAKE!, play by Laura Pedersen, directed by Ludovica Villar-Hauser, Sep 17-Oct 4, Thu at 7:30, Fri & Sat at 8, Sun at 2. 710 Main Theatre, 710 Main St. (1-800-745-3000).

HOW I GOT OVER..., written and directed by Paulette D. Harris. Sep 18- Oct 11, Fri & Sat at 8, Sun at 4. Paul Robeson Theatre at the African American Cultural Center, 350 Masten Ave. (884-2013).

A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, musical by Stephen Sondheim presented by The Irish Classical Theatre Company, directed by Chris Kelly, starring Pamela Rose Mangus, Jenn Stafford, Faith Walh, Matt Witten, Renee Landrigan, Ben Caldwell, Anthony Alcocer, Michele Benzin, Jesse Tiebor, Robert Cooke, Charmagne Chi, Kelly Meg Brennan, Phil Farugia, Amy Jakiel. Sep 18 at 8. Sep 19-Oct 18, Thu & Fri at 7:30, Sat at 3 & 7:30, Sun at 2. Andrews Theatre, 625 Main St. (853-ICTC).

THE REAL THING, play by Tom Stoppard directed by Kelli Bocock-Natale, starring Eric Rawski, Steve Copps, Kristin Bentley Kacala, Wendy Hall, Jamie O’Neill, Jamie Nablo. Sep 18-Oct 10, Thu-Sat at 8. New Phoenix Theatre, 95 Johnson Park (853-1334).

10 DAYS TO HAPPINESS, comedy by Donna Rae Davidson presented by O’Connell & Company, directed by Anne Gayley, starring Mary Kate O’Connell, Elizabeth Oddy, Shauna Piwowar, Alyssa Walsh. Sep 17-Oct 18, Thu-Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2:30. The Park School, 4625 Harlem Road, Snyder (848-0800).