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On The Boards Theater Listings

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INTIMATE EXCHANGES by Alan Ayckbourn, featuring A Gardener in Love and Affairs in a Tent, presented by the Irish Classical Theatre Company, directed by Greg Natale, starring Josephine Hogan, Vincent O’Neill. Jun 5-28, Thu-Sun at 7:30. Andrews Theatre, 625 Main St. (853-ICTC).

MURDERERS by Jeffrey Hatcher presented by WARPD Productions, starring Christine Yoder-Reinsel, Marie Hirner-Chapman, Jeffrey Welton. Jun 5-7, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2:30. Taylor Theater at the Kenan Center, 433 Locust St., Lockport (534-6347).

Polish Joke, comedy by David Ives presented by Kaleidoscope Theatre Productions. Jun 12-27, Fri at 7:30, Sat at 3 & 7:30. The Marie Maday Theatre, 2044 Main Street, Lyons Hall, campus of Canisius College (479-1KTP).


COLLECTED STORIES, drama by Donald Margulies presented by Jewish Repertory Theatre, directed by Saul Elkin, starring Rosalind Cramer, Kelly Jakiel. Through Jun 21, Thu at 7:30, Sat at 4 & 8, Sun at 2. Road Less Traveled Theatre; 639 Main Street, Buffalo (688-4114 x391).


BADA BING! BADA BOOM!, musical comedy conceived and written by Paul Maisano, directed by Randall Kramer, starring Louis Colaiacovo, Paschal Frisina III, Lisa Ludwig, Maisano. Extended through Jun 5, Wed at 7, Thu at 7:30, Fri at 8, Sat at 4 & 8, Sun at 2. MusicalFare Theatre, 4380 Main St., Amherst (839-8540).

THE COLOR PURPLE, touring production of the musical by Marsha Norman, Brenda Russell, Allee Willis and Stephen Bray, presented by Shea’s and Albert Nocciolino. Through Jun 7, Thu at 7:30, Fri at 8, Sat at 2 & 8, Sun at 2 & 7. Shea’s Performing Arts Center, 646 Main St. (852-5000).

THE DINING ROOM by A. R. Gurney, presented by RSDP Productions, directed by Peter Palmisano, starring Dolores Mendolia, Ron Swick, Susan Toomey, Jennifer Toomey Starr, Andrew Starr, John Buscaglia. Through Jun 7, Thu-Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2:30. Lancaster Opera House, 21 Central Ave., Lancaster (683-1776).

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, comedy by Shakespeare presented by Aurora Players, directed by Thos. Durham, starring Bob Aquila, Chris Best, Sara Best, Michael Breen, Margo Davis, Katie Ebersole, Mark Ebersole, Jason Gonser, Tracie Kemler, Jeff Maris, Kimberly McAtee, Mary Moebius, Tim Musial, Ron Obringer, Amy Lee Reusch, Christopher Rimes, Lawrence Rowswell, Michael D. Sharrer, Rebecca Sliwa, Renée Speers, Daniel Sterlace, CaraWalsh. Through Jun 6, Fri & Sat at 8, Sun at 2:30. The Roycroft Pavilion, Hamlin Park, S.Grove St., East Aurora (687- 6727).

TOO ABSURD!, double bill of absurdist one-act plays: The Lesson by Eugene Ionesco and On the Sea by Slawomir Mrozek presented by The Subversive Theatre Collective. Through Jun 7, Thu-Sat at 8. Manny Fried Playhouse, Great Arrow Building at 255 Great Arrow Ave. (408-0499).

Special Presentations

I OUGHT TO BE IN PICTURES, comedy by Neil Simon starring Marc-Jon Filippone, Mary Ann Moselle, Sarah Young. Through Jun 28, Thu & Sat dinner at 6, show at 8. Sun, dinner at 5, show at 7. Desiderio’s Dinner Theatre, 5827 Broadway, Lancaster (683-7767).


THE TEMPEST by William Shakespeare presented by Shakespeare in Delaware Park, directed by Derek Campbell, starring Saul Elkin, Neil Garvey, Steve Petersen, Doug Crane, Jim Mohr. Jun 18-Jul 12, Tue-Sun at 7:30 (no performance Jul 4). Shakespeare Hill, Delaware Park, behind the Rose Garden (856-4533).