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On The Boards Theater Listings

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A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM, musical by Sondheim, Shevelove and Gelbart, presented by Casting Hall-Buffalo State Theater Department, directed by Donn Youngstrom. Oct 8-17, Thu & Fri at 8, Sat at 2 & 8. Warren Enters Theatre, Upton Hall, Buffalo State campus (878-3005).

THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW, based on the story by Washington Irving, presented by Theatre of Youth, directed by Meg Quinn, starring Kyle Baran, Jacob Albarella, Larry Smith, Priscilla Young Anker, Jennifer Fitzery, Reed Bentley, Marissa Biondolillo, Gerry Maher. Oct 9 at 7. Oct 10-25, Sat & Sun at 2. Allendale Theatre, 203 Allen St. (884-4400).

MISS JULIE, drama by August Strindberg, adapted and directed by Melissa Leventhal, presented by Buffalo Chrysalis Theatre Company, starring Callie Bush, Alley Griffin, A. Peter Snodgrass. Oct 9-25, Thu-Sat at 8, Sun at 2. Grange Theatre, 22 Main St, third floor, Hamburg (903-9288).

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).


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

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).

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).


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, Fri & Sat at 8. Medaille College, 18 Agassiz Circle (634-1102).

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. Held over through Oct 11, Thu & Fri at 7:30, Sat at 3:30 & 7:30, Sun at 2. Kavinoky Theatre, 320 Porter Ave. (829-7668).

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).


THE BAD SEED, play by Maxwell Anderson presented by The Mystery Company, directed by Jerry Kelly, starring Ernest Churchwell, Melissa Cumming, Mike Kowal, Stacy Kowal, Joe Laspro, Suzanne Marranca, Emma McGovern, Ian Rowlins, Frank Relosky, Penny Striker, Robert Wagner. Oct 16-25, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2:30, plus Oct 22 at 2:30. Lancaster Opera House, 21 Central Ave., Lancaster (683-1776). www.lancopera.or

DANIEL’S HUSBAND, play by Michael McKeever, presented by Buffalo United Artists, directed by Javier Bustillos, starring Tyler Brown, Timothy Patrick Finnegan, Anne Hartley Pfohl, Eric Rawski, Michael Seitz. Oct 16-Nov 7, Fri & Sat at 8. Alleyway Theatre, One Curtain Up Alley (886-9239).

MY NAME IS ASHER LEV, play by Aaron Posner based on the novel by Chaim Potok, presented by The Jewish Repertory Theatre, directed by Saul Elkin, starring Josie DiVincenzo, Adam Yellen, Tom Zindle. Oct 22-Nov 15, Thu at 7:30, Sat at 4 & 8, Sun at 2. The Maxine and Robert Seller Theatre, 2640 North Forest Road, Getzville (688-4114 x391).

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).