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On The Boards Theater Listings

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CLINTON’S DITCH: The Story of the Building of the Erie Canal, original historical outdoor drama by Anne Paris and Hugh Pratt, presented by The Erie Canal Drama Theatre, directed by Dan Shanahan, starring Richard Lambert, Doris Boyd, G. Anton Moore, Carmen Swans, Al Parker, Kelly Beuth, James Wild. Aug 28-30 at 7. Central Wharf of the Buffalo Harbor (Canal Side).


THE TRAGIC AND HORRIBLE LIFE OF THE SINGING NUN, comedy by Blair Fell presented by Buffalo United Artists, directed by Chris Kelly, starring Jimmy Janowski, Kerrykate Abel, Susana Breese, Caitlin Coleman, Sam D’Amato, Eric Rawski, Guy Tomassi. Through Aug 29, Fri & Sat at 8. BUA Theater, 119 Chippewa St. (886-9239).

Special Presentations

BILOXI BLUES, comedy by Neil Simon directed by Jay Desiderio, starring Nicholas DelPrince, John Kreuzer, Dan Evans, Joey Bucheker, Eric Bartram, Derek Donogher, Jon Blankenship, Alyssa Wentling, Katherine Ventresca. Through Aug 30, Wed & Sat dinner at 6, show at 8. Sun, dinner at 5, show at 7. Desiderio’s Dinner Theatre, 5827 Broadway, Lancaster (683-7767).


BARTENDERS, one man show written by and starring Louis Mustillo, presented by Theatre of Youth. Sep 11 & 12 at 8. Allendale Theatre, 203 Allen St. (884-4400).

BLOOD BROTHERS, musical by Willy Russell presented by the Irish Classical Theatre Company, directed by Fortunato Pezzimenti, starring Loraine O’Donnell, David Autovino, Steven Copps, Brian Riggs, Cassie Gorniewicz., Jenn Stafford, Doug Crane, Nathan Winkelstein, David Bondrow, Adrienne Lewis, Christopher Standart, Jessica Stuber. Sep 11 at 8. Sep 12-Oct 11, Thu & Fri at 7:30, Sat at 3 & 7:30, Sun at 2. (Sep 19 at 8). Andrews Theatre, 625 Main St. (853-ICTC).

THE CAREFUL GLOVER, drama by Jim Baines directed by Neal Radice, starring Saul Elkin, Katie White, Pamela Rose Mangus, David Hayes, Joyce Stilson, David Mitchell, Michael Seitz, Richard Lambert. Sep 10-Oct 3, Thu & Fri at 7:30, Sat at 4 & 8. Alleyway Theatre, One Curtain Up Alley (852-2600).

FREUD AND THE SANDMAN, based on tale by Hoffman and an original version by Freud with puppets by Michele Costa and original score by Paul Kozlowski, directed by Bob Waterhouse, starring Laura Bevilaqua, David Butterfield, Patrick Cain, Christian Brandjes. Sep 10-Oct 3, Thu-Sat at 8. New Phoenix Theatre on the Park, 95 Johnson Park (853-1334).

GRENADINE, world premiere comedy by Neil Wechsler, directed by Scott Behrend, starring Gerry Maher, avid Oliver, Jay Pichardo, Luke Wager, Peter Jaskowiak, Bonnie Jean Taylor, Lisa Vitrano, Chris Corporandy. Sep 11 at 8. Sep 12-Oct 11, Thu-Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2. Road Less Traveled Theater, Market Arcade Film & Arts Centre, 639 Main St. (852-5000).

I HATE HAMLET, comedy by Paul Rudnick presented by Kaleidoscope Theatre Productions, directed by Jeanne Cairns, starring Thomas LaChiusa, Keith Wharton. Sep 11-26, Fri at 7:30, Sat at 3 & 7:30. Lecture Hall in the Main Building at Medaille College, 18 Agassiz Circle (479-1587)

THE PIPES ARE CALLING: An Elegy to Dan Higgins, Sr., a world premiere written and performed by Matthew Crehan Higgins, presented by Buffalo United Artists, directed by Javier Bustillos. Sep 11- 19, Fri & Sat at 8. BUA Theater, 119 Chippewa St. (886-9239).

REVENGE OF A KING conceived by Herb Newsome & music by Derrick Walker, directed by Paulette D. Harris. Sep 11-Oct 4, Fri & Sat at 8, Sun at 4. Paul Robeson Theatre at the African American Cultural Center, 350 Masten Ave. (884-2013).

TWILIGHT, docu-drama by by Anna Deavere Smith presented by Subversive Theatre Collective, directed by Virginia Brannon, starring Victoria Perez. Sep 3-26, Thu-Sat at 8. The Manny Fried Playhouse, Great Arrow Building, 255 Great Arrow Ave. (408-0499).

2 PIANOS 4 HANDS, written by Richard Greenblatt & Ted Dykstra, directed by Tom Frey, starring Randall Kramer, Jeffrey Rockwell. Sep 9-Oct 11, , 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).