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On The Boards Theater Listings

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THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER, world premiere adaptation of Mark Twain’s classic novel, written and directed by L. Don Swartz, starring DJ Swartz, Ben Torres, Daniel Arrasjid. Feb 11-21, Thu at 7, Fri & Sat at 8, Sun at 2. Ghostlight Theatre, 170 Schenck St., North Tonawanda (743-1614).

COME BACK TO THE FIVE AND DIME, JIMMY DEAN, JIMMY DEAN, play by Ed Graczyk presented by Batavia Players. Feb 12-20, Thu-Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2. Harvester 56 Theater, 56 Harvester Ave. #15, Batavia (585-861-6471).

LOVE’S PASSIONATE FIRE—Shakespeare’s Sonnets, directed and conceived by Kelli Bocock-Natale, starring Eric Rawski, Bobby Cooke, Nick Lama, Michael Wachowiak, Noah Doktor, Joseph Natale. Feb 12-27, Thu-Sat at 8. The New Phoenix Theatre, 95 Johnson Park. (853-1334).


BAD JEWS, comedy by Joshua Harmon presented by Jewish Repertory Theatre, directed by Steve Vaughan, starring Arin Lee Dandes, Jamie Nablo, Adam Rath, Nick Stevens. Through Feb 28, 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).

FETCH CLAY, MAKE MAN, play by Will Power directed by Laverne Clay, starring Johnny Rowe, Joe Giambra, Leon Copeland, Courtney Turner, Fisher. Through Feb 28, Fri & Sat at 8, Sun at 4. Paul Robeson Theatre at the African American Cultural Center, 350 Masten Ave. (884-2013).

ORDINARY DAYS, musical by Adam Gwon presented by O’Connell & Company, directed by Victoria Perez, starring Reed Bentley, Edith Grossman, Adam Hayes, Jennel Pruneda. Through Feb 21, Thu-Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2:30. The Park School, 4625 Harlem Road, Snyder (848-0800).

RING OF FIRE, musical featuring the songs of Johnny Cash, directed by Michael Walline, starring Katie Clark, Steve Copps, Kevin Craig, Philip Farugia, Bob Mazierski, Theresa Quinn, Zak Ward, Maggie Zindle. Through Feb 28, Wed & Thu at 7, Fri at 8, Sat at 4 & 7, Sun at 2. MusicalFare Theatre, 4380 Main St., Amherst (839-8540).


ALICE IN WONDERLAND, fantasy by Lewis Carroll, presented by Theatre in the Mist, directed by Corey Bieber, starring Elizabeth Teal, David Lewis, Maggie Ralph, Chris Teal. Through Feb 13, Fri at 7:30, Sat at 2 & 7:30. Stella Niagara Education Park, 4421 Lower River Road, Lewiston (1-877-856-0694).

FREUD’S LAST SESSION, play by Mark St. Germain, directed by Katie Mallinson, starring David Oliver, Matt Witten. Through Feb 14, Thu-Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2. Road Less Traveled Theater, 500 Pearl St. (629-3069).

THE MIRACLE WORKER, drama by William Gibson presented by The Niagara Regional Theatre Guild, directed by Les Bailey, starring Sarah Potozniak, Bethany Kulikowski, Jessica Dows, Joe Cassidy. Through Feb 14, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 3. Ellicott Creek Playhouse, 530 Ellicott Creek Rd., Tonawanda (260-2319).

SPEAK NO EVIL, world premiere comedy by Sonya Sobieski, directed by Neal Radice, starring David C. Mitchell, Melissa Leventhal, Joey Bucheker, Emily Yancy, Joyce Stilson, James Cichocki. Through Feb 13, Thu-Sat at 7:30. Alleyway Theatre, One Curtain Up Alley (852-2600).

WHY WE HAVE A BODY, comedy-drama by Claire Chafee, presented by the Brazen-Faced Varlets, directed by Elizabeth Oddy starring Jennifer Fitzery, Heather Fangsrud, Lara Haberberger, Jeanne Vuich. Through Feb 14, Sat & Sun at 2. Rust Belt Books, 415 Grant St. (598-1585).


BLUE MAN GROUP, touring production presented by presented by Shea’s Performing Arts Center and Albert Nocciolino. Feb 12-14, Fri at 8, Sat at 2 & 8, Sun at 2. Shea’s Performing Arts Center, 646 Main St. (1-800-745-3000).

CHOISE OF VALENTINES: A Burlesque Cabaret, adapted for the stage by Elliot Fox based on the erotic poem by Thomas Nashe, presented by Patchwork Theatre starring Meagan Kurilovitch, Amy Mings, Jen Arroyo, Dan Baker, Rosie Lorenti. Billy Horn. Feb 11-14 at 8. Niagara Arts & Cultural Center, 1201 Pine Ave., Niagara Falls (628-5347).

I DO! I DO!, dinner theater musical by Schmidt & Jones presented by The Lancaster Opera House, starring David Bondrow, Kim Piazza. Feb 12-21, Fri & Sat at 7, Sun at 2:30. RIPA’S Restaurant, 4218 Walden Ave., Lancaster (683-1776).

TONY n’ TINA’s WEDDING, interactive dinner/theater comedy presented by Actors Anonymous Theatre Company, directed by Kevin Barwell, starring Bill Kennedy, Karah Osland Krajewski, John Pirrone, Corey Jelowski, Justyne Harris, Dan Barone, Callie Bush, Paul Gadawski, Bob Bozek, Andrea Perry. Feb 13 & 20 at 7. The Lancaster Country Club, 6061 Broadway St., Lancaster (633-4355).


CHILDREN OF EDEN, musical by Stephen Schwartz presented by Rocking Horse Productions. Feb 26-Mar 13, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2:30. Lancaster Opera House, 21 Central Ave., Lancaster (683-1776).

THE CITY OF CONVERSATION, play by Anthony Giardina directed by Robert Waterhouse, starring Kristen Tripp Kelley, Adriano Gatto, Aleks Malejs, Debbie Pappas Sham, Steve Jakiel, Loraine O’Donnell, Aaron Moss, David Lundy, Joel Fesmire, Tyler Eisenmann. Feb 26-Mar 20, Thu & Fri at 7:30, Sat at 3:30 & 7:30, Sun at 2.Kavinoky Theatre, 320 Porter Ave. (829-7668).

EL HAJJ MALIK, play by N.R. Davidson presented by Ujima, directed by Lorna C. Hill, starring Brian Brown, Perris Fortson, Preach Freedom, Tuhran Gethers, Tanika Holmes, Daisy Medina, Shanntina Moore, Zoe Viola Scruggs. Feb 19-Mar 6, Fri & Sat at 8, Sun at 6. Alleyway’s Main Street Cabaret, 672 Main St. (281-0092).

LOAD MORE GUYS, world premiere of the play with music written and directed by Todd Warfield, presented by Buffalo United Artists, starring Michael Seitz, Tyler Brown, Joey Bucheker, Sean Marciniak, Aaron Mrowka, Sean Murphy, David Spychalski, Bebe Bvlgari. Feb19-Mar 12, Fri & Sat at 8. Alleyway Theatre, One Curtain Up Alley (886-9239).

THE MAIDS, drama by Jean Genet presented by Niagara University Theatre, directed by Henrik Borgstrom. Feb 18-21, Thu at 7, Fri at 7:30, Sat at 2 & 7:30, Sun at 2. Leary Theatre, Clet Hall, NU campus (286-8685).

THE SHIPMENT, play by Young Jean Lee presented by Torn Space, directed by Dan Shanahan, starring Dudney Joseph, Danica Riddick, Peter Johnson, Greg Howze, Roosevelt Tidwell. Feb 19-Mar 12, Thu-Sat at 7:30 (Feb 26 & Mar 4 at 7), plus Mar 13 at 7:30. Adam Mickiewicz Library and Dramatic Circle, 612 Fillmore Ave. (812-1733).

THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES, by Eve Ensler. A special V-Day benefit performance for Crisis Services Advocate Program, directed by Kelly M. Beuth. Feb 26 & 27 at 8. Unitarian Universalist Church, 695 Elmwood Ave. (574-9139).

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