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On The Boards Theater Listings

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CLICK CLACK MOO: COWS THAT TYPE, musical Based on the book by Doreen Cronin with illustrations by Betsy Lewin, presented by Theatre of Youth, directed by Meg Quinn, starring Joyce Carolyn, Kathleen Betsko Yale, Jennifer Fitzery, James Heffron, Tim Newell. May 14 at 7. May 15-Jun 6, Sat & Sun at 2 (no performances May 29.. 30). Allendale Theatre, 203 Allen St. (884-4400).

FROM DOOR TO DOOR, drama by James Sherman presented by the Jewish Repertory Theatre of WNY, directed by Saul Elkin, starring Eileen Dugan, Sheila McCarthy, Anne Roaldi. May 13-Jun 6, Thu at 7:30, Sat at 4 & 8, Sun at 2. Alleyway Theatre, One Curtain Up Alley (688-4114, x391).


APARTMENT #9, comedy written and directed by Linda Silvestri presented by the Western Door Playhouse, starring Sarah Waechter, Patrick “Gus” Posey, Dede Secic, Jaclyn Glose. Through May 23, Fri. & Sat at 8, Sun at 2:30. Woodbox Theatre, Niagara Arts and Cultural Center, 1201 Pine Ave. at Portage Rd. (297-5910).

ENGAGED, comedy by by W.S. Gilbert presented by the 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. Through 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. Through 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).

IT AIN’T NOTHING BUT THE BLUES, musical revue directed by Mary Craig, starring Craig, Beverly Crowell, Chalma Warmley, Terry Wideman, Charles Everhart, Crystal Addison. Through May 30, Fri & Sat at 8, Sun at 4. Paul Robeson Theatre at the African American Cultural Center, 350 Masten Ave. (884-2013).

THE LAST MEETING OF THE KNIGHTS OF THE WHITE MAGNOLIA, comedy by Preston Jones presented by American Repertory Theater of WNY, directed by Matthew LaChiusa, starring Darryl Hart, Paul Bene, G. Anton Moore, Joe Dicesare, Drew Piatek, Gary Darling, John F. Kennedy, Michael O’Hear, Jacob Abarella. Through May 22, Thu-Sat at 7:30. Rust Belt Books, 202 Allen St. (884-4858)

LETTICE & LOVAGE, comedy by Peter Shaffer, directed by Kathleen Gaffney, starring Anne Gayley, Rosalind Cramer, John Buscaglia, Debbie Pappas. Through May30, Thu-Fri at 8, Sat at 4 & 8, Sun at 2. The Kavinoky Theatre, 320 Porter Ave. (829-7668).

MY MOTHER’S ITALIAN, MY FATHER’S JEWISH & I’M IN THERAPY, one-man show by Steve Solomon presented by Shea’s and Albert Nocciolino. Through May 23, Tue-Thu at 7:30, Fri at 8, Sat at 5 & 8, Sun at 2. Shea’s Smith Theatre, 658 Main St. (1-800-745-3000).

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. Added performances May 28 at 8, May 29 at 4 & 8, May 30 at 2. MusicalFare Theatre, 4380 Main St., Amherst (839-8540).

Special Presentations

THAT KIND OF WOMAN, cabaret show presented by Buffalo United Artists, starring Kerrykate Abel, Chuck Basil. May 14-22, Fri & Sat at 8, Sun at 7. BUA Theater, 119 Chippewa (886-9239).

WAR ROOM, reading of a play by Darryl Schneider, presented by Road Less Traveled Productions, directed by Scott Behrend, starring Peter Jaskowiak, Christina Rausa, Rich McGrath, Luke Wager, Jermain Cooper, Bonnie Jean Taylor. May 13 at 7:30, May 16 at 2. Burchfield-Penney Arts Center (878-6011).


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


CATS, touring production of the Broadway musical presented by Shea’s and Albert Nocciolino. Jun 4-6, Fri at 8, Sat at 2 & 8, Sun at 1 & 6. Shea’s Performing Arts Center, 646 Main St. (1-800-745-3000).

I AM HAMLET, one-man play concieved, adapted, and directed by Joe Siracusa, presented by Subversive Theatre Collective, starring Brian Morey. May 20-Jun 5, Thu at 7:30, Fri & Sat at 8. Manny Fried Playhouse, Great Arrow Building at 255 Great Arrow Ave. (408-0499).

LAST OF THE SENSITIVE BASTARDS by Justin Karcher, reading presented by eMERGEing Playwrights, May 24 at 8. Merge restaurant, 439 Delaware Ave.

MOON OVER BUFFALO, comedy by Ken Ludwig presented by Aurora Players, directed by Mark David Skura, starring Michael Starzynski, Ann Grimaldi, Peter Bisuito, Rosemary Barney, Brooke Heatley, Parker Reed, Robert Palmer, Jenn Penfold. May21-Jun 5 (687 6727).

THIS IS ON ME: An Evening of Dorothy Parker, a staged reading adapted by Tom Fontana presented by O’Connell & Company, starring Mary Gjurich, Pamela Rose Mangus, Mary Kate O’Connell Peter Palmisano, Katie White. May 20-23. Gleasner Hall, Erie Community College- North Campus, 6205 Main St., Williamsville (848-0800).