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On The Boards Theater Listings

Jersey Boys playing at Shea's through May 9th.

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ENGAGED, comedy by by W.S. Gilbert presented by Irish Classical Theatre Company, directed by Fortunato Pezzimenti, starring Neal Moeller, Andrew Kenneth Moss, Jim Maloy, Diane Curley, Jacqueline Raymond, Megan Callahan, Kevin Craig, Christopher Standart, Darleen Pickering Hummert, Bethany Sparacio. Apr 23-May 23, Thu & Fri at 7:30, Sat at 3 & 7:30, Sun at 2. Andrews Theatre, 625 Main St. (853-ICTC).

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 22, Thu-Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2. Road Less Traveled Theater, Market Arcade Film & Arts Centre, 639 Main St. (1-800-745-3000).

(NOT), world premiere play presented by the New Alt Performance Group, written by Drew McCabe, directed by McCabe and Kristin Bentley,starring Lisa Dee, Jeff Coyle, James Wild, Andrea Andolina, Michael Renna, Bekki Sliwa, Jenny Kulwicki and Anthony Orlowski. Apr.22-May.8, Thu-Sat at 7:30. ALT Theatre, 255 Great Arrow Ave, (868-6847)

THE PRISONER OF SECOND AVENUE, comedy by Neil Simon presented by WARPD Productions, directed by Chris Turton, starring Teresa Bock, Tim Reinsel. Apr 23-May 1, Fri & Sat at 7:30, plus May 1 at 2:30. The Kenan Center, 433 Locust St., Lockport (990-6347).

THE 25th ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE, musical by William Finn and Rachel Sheinkin, presented by O’Connell & Company, directed by Mary Kate O’Connell, starring David Bondrow, Susana Breese, Erin L. Brignone, Joey Bucheker, Jennifer Caruana, Christopher Stephen Parada, Victoria Perez, Roger Van Dette, Todd Warfield. Apr 22 at 7:30. Apr 23-May 9, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2:30. Gleasner Hall, Erie Community College- North Campus, 6205 Main St., Williamsville (848-0800).


JERSEY BOYS, touring production of the Broadway musical presented by Shea’s and Albert Nocciolino. Through 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).

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. Through Apr 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. Through May 8, Fri & Sat at 8. BUA Theater, 119 Chippewa St. (886-9239).

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. Through May 1, Thu & Fri at 7:30, Sat at 4 & 8. Alleway Theatre, One Curtain Up Alley (852-2600).

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. Through May 23, Wed at 7, Thu at 7:30, Fri at 8, Sat at 4 & 8. MusicalFare Theatre, 4380 Main St., Amherst (839-8540).


NOISES OFF, farce by Michael Frayn presented by Rocking Horse Productions. Through Apr 25, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2:30. Lancaster Opera House, 21 Central Ave., Lancaster (683-1776).

Special Presentations

MORNING’S AT SEVEN by Paul Osborn, chamber theater production presented by the Playhouse of American Classics, directed by Roger Paolini, starring Pamela Rose Mangus, Guy Tomassi, Robert Wagner, Paul O’Hern, Suzanne L. Zbrzezny, Mary Moebius, Diane M. Cammaratta, Jon Summers, Tess Spangler. Apr 23-26 , Fri at 8, Sat at 2, Sun at 2 & 6. Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society, 25 Nottingham Court at Elmwood Ave. (873-9644 ext. 301).


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).

LOTTIE & BERNICE IN GET OFF MY CABBAGE, world premiere comedy written and directed by L. Don Swartz, starring Joann V. Mis, Debby Koszelak Swartz. Apr 29 at 8. Apr 30-May 15, Fri & Sat at 8, plus May 16 at 2. Ghostlight Theatre, 170 Schenck Street in North Tonawanda (743-1614).

ME AND MY GIRL, Broadway musical presented by MTC Productions. Apr 30-May 9, Thu-Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2:30, plus May 8 at 2:30. Lancaster Opera House, 21 Central Ave., Lancaster (683-1776).

GUACAMOLE CONVERSATIONS: Mother-Daughter Reflections, theatrical memoir by Helen Woods and Susan Woods, presented by Theatre for Change in association with Red Thread Theatre, directed by Darleen Pickering Hummert, starring Jeanne Cairns, Christina Rausa. May 4 at 7. MusicalFare Theatre, 4380 Main St., Amherst (883-7942).