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On The Boards Theater Listings

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JUNE GROOM, comedy by Rick Abbot presented by Theatre in the Mist, directed by Sára Kovácsi and Joanne Kinney, starring Alessandro Renzi, Amy Wrobel, Jack Agugliaro, LaNora Hayden, Sara Jo Kukulka, Susan Laxton, Tracey Kent, Primo Thomas. April 9-18, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2. Stella Niagara, corner of Pletcher and Lower River Rd. Lewiston (1-877-856–0694).

NECESSARY TARGETS, drama by Langston Hughes, 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).

PRIVATE WARS, directed by Megan Townsend. Apr 8-17, Thu-Sat at 8. Rust Belt Books, 202 Allen St.

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). Read more about Tooley and Mary in this week's Theater Week.


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 (nAllendale 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).

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).


ANYTHING GOES, musical by Cole Porter presented by Niagara University Theatre, directed by Brother Augustine Towey. Apr 29-May 9, Thu at t 7, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2. Leary Theatre at the Elizabeth Ann Clune Center for Theatre (Clet Hall) on the NU campus. (286-8685).

JERSEY BOYS, touring production of the Broadway musical presented by Shea’s and Albert Nocciolino. Apr 21-May 9. Tue-Thu at 7:30, Fri at 8, Sat at 2 & 8, Sun at 2 & 7. Shea’s Performing Arts Center, 646 Main St. (1-800-745-3000).

THE GOAT OR, WHO IS SYLVIA?, drama by Edward Albee, directed by Derek Campbell, starring John Fredo, Maggie Zindle, Doug Crane, Nathan Winkelstein. Apr 23-May 23, Thu-Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2. Road Less Traveled Theater, Market Arcade Film & Arts Centre, 639 Main St. (1-800-745-3000).

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).

ZOOMA ZOOMA musical revue conceived by Jim Runfola and Michael J. Walline, directed by Walline, starring Wendy Hall, Michele Marie Roberts, Marc Sacco, Angela Sauers, Norman Sham, Doug Weyand. Apr 21-May 23, Wed at 7, Thu at 7:30, Fri at 8, Sat at 4 & 8. Half-price preview Apr 20 at 7. MusicalFare Theatre, 4380 Main St., Amherst (839-8540).