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CAMELOT, Broadway musical by Lerner & Loewe presented by The Niagara Regional Theatre Guild, directed by Dawn Marcolini Newton, starring Michelle Holden, John Panepinto, Chuck Slisz, M. Joseph Fratello, Dianna Kolek. Nov 6-22, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 3. Ellicott Creek Playhouse, 530 Ellicott Creek Rd. Tonawanda (260-2319).

THE FOREIGNER, comedy by Larry Shue presented by Lancaster Regional Players, directed by Joel Murphy, starring Kate Buckler, Cameron Farrell, Dan Morris, Marc Ruffino, Gail Stengel, Darren Wojcicki. Nov 6-16, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2:30. Lancaster Opera House, 21 Central Ave., Lancaster (683-1776).

JOE HILL’S LAST WILL one-man show with music by Si Kahn, presented by Subversive Theatre, directed by Jeffrey Coyle, starring John Profeta. Nov 5-28, Thu-Sat at 8, Sun at 2. The Manny Fried Playhouse, 255 Great Arrow Ave., 3rd floor (408-0499).

THE MOTHERFUCKER WITH THE HAT, play by Stephen Adly Guirgis presented by Buffalo State Theater Department and Casting Hall Productions, directed by Aaron Moss. Preview Nov 10 at 8. Nov 11-21, Wed-Fri at 8, Sat at 2 & 8. Flexible Theater Space, Donald Savage Theater Arts Building, Buffalo State campus (878-3005).

NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD, based on the film by George Romero, presented by The Town Players, directed by Emil Novak and Glenn Jumper, starring Patricia Crowe, Robert Lonski, Joyce Siegel, Darren Hearit. Nov 6-14, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2. Sheridan-Parkside Community Center Theatre, 169 Sheridan-Parkside Drive Town of Tonawanda (693-9641).

SEX TIPS FOR STRAIGHT WOMEN FROM A GAY MAN, romantic comedy by Matt Murphy based on the best-selling book of the same title, presented by Shea’s Performing Arts Center and Albert Nocciolino, directed by Tim Drucker Nov 10-15. Shea’s Smith Theatre, 658 Main St. Tue-Thu at 7:30, Fri at 8, Sat at 4 & 8, Sun at 2 & 6. (1-800-745-3000).

SYLVIA, comedy by A.R. Gurney presented by The Buffalo Laboratory Theatre, directed by Taylor Doherty, starring Todd Benzin, Marisa Caruso, Wendy Hall. Nov 5-15, Thu at 7:30, Fri & Sat at 8, Sun at 2. 710 Main Theatre, 710 Main St. (1-800-745-3000).

THE TAMING OF THE SHREW by William Shakespeare, presented by Niagara University Theatre, directed by Adriano Gatto. Nov 5-15, Thu at 7, Fri at 7:30, Sat at 2 & 7:30, Sun at 2. Leary Theatre, Clet Hall at NU campus (286-8685).


APPROPRIATE, comedy-drama by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, directed by Scott Behrend, starring Lisa Ludwig, David Mitchell, Aaron Krygier, Lisa Vitrano, Kelsey Mogensen, Dan Urtz, Renee Landrigan, Simon Mysliwy. Through Nov 22, Thu-Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2. The New Road Less Traveled Theater, 500 Pearl St. (629-3069).

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. Through 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).

OUTSIDE MULLINGAR, play by John Patrick Shanley, presented by The Classical Theatre Company, directed by Fortunato Pezzimenti, starring Patrick Moltane, Kate LoConti, Pamela Rose Mangus, Guy Wagner. Through Nov 22, Thu & Fri at 7:30, Sat at 3 & 7:30, Sun at 2. Andrews Theatre, 625 Main St. (853-ICTC).

PAGEANT: THE MUSICAL, by Albert Evans, Frank Kelly & Bill Russell, directed by Doug Weyand, starring Bobby Cooke, Matthew Iwanski, Chris Kelly, Ben Michael Moran, Tom Owen, Marc Sacco, Michael Wachowiak, Michael Walline. Through Dec 6, Wed & Thu at 7, Fri at 8, Sat at 4 & 7, Sun at 2. MusicalFare Theatre, 4380 Main St., Amherst (839-8540).


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. Through Nov 7, Fri & Sat at 8. Alleyway Theatre, One Curtain Up Alley (886-9239).

MATILDA THE MUSICAL, touring production of the Broadway musical presented by Shea’s and Albert Nocciolino. Through Nov 8, 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).


A DOLL’S HOUSE, drama by Ibsen adapted by Ingmar Bergman, presented by Torn Space, directed by Robert Waterhouse, starring Bonnie Jean Taylor, Kristen Bentley, David Hayes, PJ Tighe, Geoff Pictor. Nov 12-Dec 6, Thu at 7:30, Fri & Sat at 8, plus Dec 6 at 7:30. Adam Mickiewicz Library and Dramatic Circle, 612 Fillmore Ave. (812-1733).

HARVEY, comedy by Mary Chase, directed by Tom Makar, starring Richard Lambert, Caitlin Coleman, Dave Lundy, Betsy Bittar, Tammy Hayes McGovern, Sharon Straight, Jamie Nablo, Nicholas Lama, Todd Fuller, Rich Kramer, Franklin LaVoie. Nov 20-Dec 20, Thu-Sat at 8. New Phoenix Theatre, 95 Johnson Park (853-1334).

LEGALLY BLONDE, THE MUSICAL, presented by UB Theatre & Dance Department, directed by Keith Andrews. Nov 19-22 & Dec 3-6, Thu & Fri at 7:30, Sat at 2 & 7:30, Sun at 2. Drama Theatre in the Center for the Arts, UB North Campus (645-ARTS).