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On The Boards Theater Listings

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AMERICAN PIONEERS: THE AMELIA EARHART STORY by Jean McCann, presented by Theatre of Youth, directed by Meg Quinn, starring Christina Rausa, Guy Balotine, Tim Newell. Through Apr 11, Sat & Sun at 2 (no performances Apr 3 & 4). Allendale Theatre, 203 Allen St. (884-4400).

MACBETH, tragedy by Shakespeare directed by Kelli Bocock-Natale, starring Brian Riggs, Kate LoConti, Eric Rawski, John Kreuzer, Caitlin Coleman, Darryl Hart, Adam Rath, Marie Costa. Through Apr 10, Thu-Sat at 8. New Phoenix Theatre on the Park, 95 Johnson Park (853-1334).


EVIL DEAD: THE MUSICAL, presented by the New Alt Performance Group, directed by Bret Runyon, starring Chris Andreanna, Jacque Austin, Casey Denton, Maria Droz, Zachary Haumesser, Jenny Kuliwicki, Adam Kruetinger, Sara Marioles. Through Apr 3, Wed & Thu at 7:30, Fri & Sat at 8. The Alt Theatre located at 255 Great Arrow Ave., 3rd Floor (868-6847).

FALSETTOS, musical by William Finn and James Lapine directed by Randall Kramer, starring Louis Colaiacovo, John Fredo, Pamela Rose Mangus, Debbie Pappas, Michele Marie Roberts, Marc Sacco, Ben Schafer. Through Apr 3, Wed at 7, Thu at 7:30, Fri at 8, Sat at 4 & 8. MusicalFare Theatre, 4380 Main St., Amherst (839-8540). Read more about Falsettos in this week's Theater Week.

SECRET ORDER, drama by Bob Clyman directed by Doug Zschiegner, starring Saul Elkin, Peter Palmisano, Ian Lithgow, Adrienne Lewis. Through Apr 3, Thu & Fri at 8, Sat at 4 & 8. Kavinoky Theatre, 320 Porter Ave. (829-7668). Read more about Secret Order in last week's Theater Week.

Special Presentations

THE FOREIGNER, comedy by Larry Shue directed by Jay Desiderio, starring Gerry Maher, Sharon Strait, Tilke Hill, Derek Donogher, Scott Thomas, Bill Baldwin, Eric Bartram. Through Apr 11, Wed, Thu & Sat dinner at 6, show at 8. Sun, dinner at 5, show at 7. Desiderio’s Dinner Theatre, 5827 Broadway, Lancaster (683-7767).


NECESSARY TARGETS, drama by Eve Ensler, presented by the Subversive Theatre Collective, directed by Susan Forbes, starring Jane Cudmore, Lara Haberberger, Kelly Beuth, Heather Fangsrud, Theresa Di-Muro Wilbur, Brittany Kucala, Martha Rothkopf. Apr 8-30, Thu-Sat at 8 (no performance Apr 23). Manny Fried Playhouse, Great Arrow Building at 255 Great Arrow Ave. (408-0499).

SLIPPING, drama by Daniel Talbott presented by Buffalo United Artists, directed by Chris Kelly, starring Beth Donohue, J.R. Finan, Adam Rath, Gordon Tashjian. Apr 16-May 8, Fri & Sat at 8. BUA Theater, 119 Chippewa St. (886-9239).

PROOF, drama by David Auburn presented by Niagara University Players. Apr 16-18, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2. The Church in Lewiston, 415 Plain St., Lewiston (286-8685).

TOOLEY AND MARY, world premiere of rock opera/ballet written and directed by Neal Radice, starring Stephen McDonald, Katy Miner, Kim Piazza, Allie Hartwick, Demarkis Bonner. Apr 8-May 1, Thu & Fri at 7:30, Sat at 4 & 8. Alleway Theatre, One Curtain Up Alley (852-2600).