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BOTH YOUR HOUSES, play by Maxwell Anderson, directed by David Lamb, starring Christian Brandjes, Kevin Craig, Kurt Erb, Chris Evans, Anne Gayley, Greg Gjurich, Kurt Guba, Robert Insana, Steve Jakiel, Tim Joyce, Gerry Maher, Aleks Malejs, Russ Papia, Peter Palmisano, Norm Sham, Jessica Wegrzyn. Nov 13-Dec 6, Thu & Fri at 7:30, Sat at 3:30 & 7:30, Sun at 2. Kavinoky Theatre, 320 Porter Ave. (829-7668).

BUTTERFLIES ARE FREE, comedy by Leonard Gershe presented by Niagara County Community College Theatre Arts Program, directed by Roger Keicher. Nov 12-22, Thu-Sat at 8, Sun at 2. NCCC’s Arts & Media Theatre, 3111 Saunders Settlement Rd., Sanborn (614-5960).

NORA, drama adapted by Ingmar Bergman from Ibsen’s A Doll’s House, 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).

STOMPIN’ AT THE SAVOY, musical by Ron Stacker Thompson, directed by Mary Craig, starring Craig, Chalma Warmley, Sandra Gilliam, Johnny Rowe, Melinda Rowe, Robin Barker, Perris K. Fortson, Ayana Williams. Nov 13-Dec 6, Fri & Sat at 8, Sun at 4. Paul Robeson Theatre at the African American Cultural Center, 350 Masten Ave. (884-2013).


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).

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. Through Nov 22, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 3. Ellicott Creek Playhouse, 530 Ellicott Creek Rd. Tonawanda (260-2319).

JOE HILL’S LAST WILL one-man show with music by Si Kahn, presented by Subversive Theatre, directed by Jeffrey Coyle, starring John Profeta. Through Nov 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. Through Nov 21, Wed-Fri at 8, Sat at 2 & 8. Flexible Theater Space, Donald Savage Theater Arts Building, Buffalo State campus (878-3005).

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).


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. Through Nov 16, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2:30. Lancaster Opera House, 21 Central Ave., Lancaster (683-1776).

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).

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. Through Nov 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. Through Nov 15. Shea’s Smith Theatre, 658 Main St. 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. Through Nov 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. Through Nov 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).


THE DETROIT OR DEATH PUPPET TOUR: A Caravan of Crankies, Critiques & Cudgels featuring works by Bread and Puppet Theater, The Port Quincy Theater Collective, The Semi Upright Puppet Company, & The Better-Than-Never Theater Company. Nov16 at 7:30. The Manny Fried Playhouse, 255 Great Arrow Ave., 3rd floor (408-0499).

MAUSER, interactive drama by Heiner Müller presented by Post-Industrial Productions, directed by Bob Van Valin, starring Cody Jones, Dominique Kempf, Sarah Mullen, Bekki Sliwa, Shane Zimmerman. Nov 21 & 28 at 10:30 p.m. Adam Mickiewicz Library and Dramatic Circle, 612 Fillmore Ave. (998-4271).

THE MOONEY’S MAGIC CASTLE, children’s musical written, directed, and starring Matthew Mooney, presented by Buffalo Chrysalis Theatre, also starring Melissa Leventhal, Callie Bush. Nov14 at 2. Grange Theatre, 22 Main St., third floor, Hamburg (903-9288).

REMINISCENCES OF A SUMMER NIGHT, four classic radio plays presented by Western New York Players. Nov 20 & 21 at 7:30, desert at 7. Immanuel Lutheran Church, 107 Scott St., Tonawanda (692-6200).


THE CRUCIBLE, drama by Arthur Miller presented by The Springville Players, directed by Ed Heary. Nov 19-Dec. 6, Thu-Sat at 7, Sun at 2, plus Nov 28 at 2. Springville Center for the Arts. 37 N. Buffalo St., Springville (592-9038).

HARVEY, comedy by Mary Chase, directedby 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).

UH OH! HERE COMES CHRISTMAS, variety performance by Fulghum, Zulia & Caldwell, presented by O’Connell & Company, directed by Joey Bucheker, starring Corey Beiber, Tim Goehrig, Edith Grossman, Mary Moebius, Michael Starzynski. Nov 27-Dec 20, Thu-Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2:30 (no performance Dec 17). The Park School, 4625 Harlem Rd., Snyder (848-0800)