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Tim Joyce in Slaughterhouse Five


NEWSIES, Disney Broadway musical by Menken, Feldman & Fierstein, presented by Shea’s and Albert Nocciolino. Sep 29-Oct 4, 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).


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. Through 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. Through 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. Through Oct 10, Thu-Sat at 8, plus Oct 4 at 7. Medaille College, 18 Agassiz Circle (634-1102).

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

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

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

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).

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, Kelsey Mogensen, Dan Urtz. Through Oct 4, Thu & Fri at 7:30, Sat at 3:30 & 7:30, Sun at 2. Kavinoky Theatre, 320 Porter Ave. (829-7668).

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. Through 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. Through Oct 10, Thu-Sat at 8. New Phoenix Theatre, 95 Johnson Park (853-1334).

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. Through 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. Through Oct 4, Thu-Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2. The New Road Less Traveled Theater, 500 Pearl St. (629-3069).

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. Through Oct 18, Thu-Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2:30. The Park School, 4625 Harlem Road, Snyder (848-0800).


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. Through Sep 26, Thu at 7:30, Fri & Sat at 8. Swan Auditorium, 5200 South Park Ave., Hamburg (202-9033).

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. Through Sep 27, Thu-Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2:30. Lancaster Opera House, 21 Central Ave., Lancaster (683-1776).


THE METRO NORTH; OR, FANTASY, IMAGINATION, AND MACHINATIONS, reading of a new play by James Mazo presented by The Emanuel Fried New Play Workshop, directed by Jon Elston, starring Dave Lundy, Bonnie Jean Taylor, Dave Hayes, Mary McMahon, Pat Moltane, Greg Natale, Joyce Stilson, Arlynn Knauff, Lucas Lloyd. Sep 28 at 7:00. The New Road Less Traveled Theater, 500 Pearl St. (629-3069).


AFFLICTED: DAUGHTERS OF SALEM, drama by Laurie Brooks presented by Niagara University Theatre, directed by Steve Braddock. Oct 1-5, Thu at 7, Fri at 7:30, Sat at 2 & 7:30, Sun at 2, Mon at 7. Leary Theatre, Clet Hall, NU campus (286-8685).

THE LAST READING OF CHARLOTTE CUSHMAN, play by Carolyn Gage presented by The Brazen-Faced Varlets, directed by Lara D. Haberberger, starring Heather Fangsrud. Oct 3-18, Sat & Sun at 2. Rust Belt Books, 415 Grant St. (574-9139).

MURDER IN THE SMOKY MOUNTAINS, world premiere thriller written and directed by L. Don Swartz, starring Trey Wydysh, Debby Koszelak Swartz, Kathryn Quattrini, Greg Blarr. Oct 8-18, Thu at 7, Fri & Sat at 8, Sun at 2. Ghostlight Theatre, 170 Schenck St., North Tonawanda (743-1614).

NOBODY’S INN, musical by Grant Golden presented by Western Door Playhouse, directed by Sharon Priest, starring Jeremy Biniecki, Andy Gonlag, Jaimee Harmon, MichaelHarris, Jeff Mokski, Andrea Perry, Samantha Carol, Sam Fadel, Paul Gadawski, JamesMurphy, Linda Silvestri. Oct 9-25, Fri & Sat at 8, 2:30. Woodbox Theatre, Niagara Arts and Cultural Center, 1201 Pine Ave. at Portage Rd. (297-5910).

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