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Opening Shots

ROSE at Jewish Repertory Theatre at Alleyway

Stage manager Anne Maloy with Christina Rausa, who stars as Rose, and JRT managing director Linda Stein.


Rolando Martin Gomez, Victoria Perez, and Andrew Kottle


MAN OF LAMANCHA, Broadway musical directed by Randall Kramer, starring John Fredo, Lisa Ludwig, Todd Benzin, Sheila Connors, Casey Denton, Paschal Frisina III, Robert Insana, Amy Jakiel, John Kaczorowski, Theresa Quinn. Oct 28-Nov 29, 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).


4 GUYS NAMED JOSE AND UNA MUJER NAMED MARIA, musical presented by O’Connell & Company, directed by Carlos Renaldo Alvarez Jones, starring Rolando Gomez, Rafael Perez, Pedro Rodriguez, Josean Torres, Victoria Perez. Through Nov 1, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2:30. Erie Community College- North Campus, 6205 Main St., Williamsville (848-0800).

THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW, musical by Richard O’Brien, directed by Drew McCabe, starring Jeffrey Coyle, Candice Kogut, John Kreuzer, Michael Renna, David Butler, Sarah Brown, Kristin Bentley, Christopher Andreana. Through Oct 31, Thu-Sat at 8, plus Oct 31 at midnight. ALT Theatre, 255 Great Arrow Ave. (868-6847).

JUNIE B. JONES & A LITTLE MONKEY BUSINESS, based on the books by Barbara Park, presented by TOY, directed by Michael Walline, starring Kelly Cammarata, Katima Gomillion, James Heffron, Kevin Kennedy, Leah Russo, Nicole Cimato. Through Nov 1, Sat & Sun at 2. Allendale Theatre, 203 Allen St. (884-4400).

ROSE, drama by Martin Sherman presented by the Jewish Repertory Theatre, directed by Saul Elkin, starring Christina Rausa. Through Nov 1, Thu at 7:30, Sat at 4 & 8, Sun at 2. Alleyway Theatre, One Curtain Up Alley (688-4114, ext. 391).

WIDOWS, drama by Ariel Dorfman presented by the Subversive Theatre Collective, directed by Kurt Schneiderman, starring Arlene Clement, Victor Morales, Diane Gaidry, Sandra Gilliam, Julian Perez, Jack Agugliaro, Joy Scime, Justin Fiordaliso, Bethany Sparacio, Marisol Torres, Joanna Farrell, Becky Globus. Through Nov 7, Thu-Sat at 8. Manny Fried Playhouse, 255 Great Arrow Ave. (408-0499).


CHARLOTTE’S WEB by E.B. White, presented by the SUNY Fredonia Department of Theatre and Dance, directed by Ted Sharon. Through Oct 24, Thu & Fri at 7, Sat at 2 & 7, Sun at 2. Marvel Theatre, Rockefeller Arts Center, SUNY Fredonia, 280 Central Ave., Fredonia (1-866-441-4928).

DO YOU SEE WHAT I’M SAYING by Megan Terry, presented by Ujima Company, directed by Lorna C. Hill, starring Marta Corchado, Beverly Dove, June Duell, Adair Luhr, Dayatra Molson, Michele Ninacs, Shawnell Tillery, Faith Wardlaw, Brandon Williamson. Through Oct 25, Thu-Sat at 8, Sun at 6. TheaterLoft, 545 Elmwood Ave. (883-0380).

MOST HAPPY FELLA, Broadway musical presented by Opera-Lytes. Through Oct 25, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2:30, plus Oct 22 at 2:30. Lancaster Opera House, 21 Central Ave., Lancaster (683-1776).

Special Presentations

ECLECTIC BOOGALOO!, improvisational comedy presented by Eclectic Improv Company. Oct 24 at 8. Shea’s Smith Theatre, 658 Main St. (847-1410).

MARC WITH A C, cabaret performance starring Marc Sacco and Chuck Basil. Oct 23-31, Fri & Sat at 8, Sun at 7. BUA Theater, 119 Chippewa St. (886-9239).

THE KING & QUEEN’S ROYAL FEAST, interactive/medieval comedy dinner theatre presented by Actors Anonymous Theatre Co. Oct 24 at 7:15. Magruders Banquet & Pub 4995 Broadway, Depew (633-4355).

SUITEHEARTS, comedy by William Van Zandt and Jane Milmore, directed by Jay Desiderio, starring Joe Cassidy, Rachel Knauff, Marc-Jon Filippone, Mary Ann Moselle, John Buscaglia. Through Nov 15, Wed & Sat dinner at 6, show at 8. Sun, dinner at 5, show at 7. Desiderio’s Dinner Theatre, 5827 Broadway, Lancaster (683-7767).


AMERICAN DEAL, world premiere musical by Jon Elston and Tom Naples, directed by Kyle LoConti, starring Phil Knoerzer, Diane Curley, Mary McMahon, Gordon Tashjian. Oct 30-Nov 28, Thu-Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2. Road Less Traveled Theater, Market Arcade Film & Arts Centre, 639 Main St. (852-5000).

GIRLS NIGHT: THE MUSICAL, previews Oct 27 & 28. Oct 29-Nov 8, Tue-Thu at 7:30, 8, Sat at 4 & 8, Sun at 2 & 6. Shea’s Smith Theatre, 658 Main St. (1-800-745-3000).

SWEET STREET: A musical intersection of Leonard Cohen and Milton Rogovin, new work conceived and directed by Richard Lambert, starring Margo Davis, Joey Bucheker, Frank Giambra, India Moss, Jess Abel, Robb Nesbitt, Linda Stein, Jennifer Fitzery, Natalie Mack, Greta Bowers, Kate Sourice, Marshall Maxwell , Sharon Strait, Julie Kitsley. Oct 29-Nov 21, Thu-Sat at 8. New Phoenix Theatre on the Park, 95 Johnson Park (853-1334).