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On The Boards Theater Listings

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ALL SHOOK UP, musical inspired by and featuring the songs of Elvis Presley, book by Joe DiPietro, directed by Randy Kramer, starring Sally Struthers, Christopher Critelli, Carey Anderson. Aug 12-22, Thu & Fri at 8, Sat at 2 & 8, Sun at 2, plus Aug 19 at 2. Artpark Main Stage, 450 South 4th St., Lewiston (754-4375).

MACBETH, tragedy by William Shakespeare presented by Chautauqua Theater Company, directed by Andrew Borba. Aug 13-21. Bratton Theater, Chautauqua Institution (357-6250).

A MOTHER IN MY HEAD, comedy by Christopher King presented by Amherst Players. Aug 18 at 7. Maryvale Senior Center, 100 Moorman Drive, Cheektowaga.


MACBETH, tragedy by William Shakespeare presented by Shakespeare in Delaware Park, directed by Eileen Dugan, starring Kate Konigisor, Josie DiVincenzo, Pamela Rose Mangus, Hannah Lipkind, Lisa Dee, Katie White. Through Aug 15, Tue-Sun at 7:30. Shakespeare Hill, Delaware Park, behind the Rose Garden (856-4533).

THE SOUND OF MUSIC, musical by Rodgers and Hammerstein, directed by Debby Koszelak Swartz, starring Katherine Quattrini, Dan Zerpa. Through Aug 14, Fri & Sat at 8, plus Aug 15 at 2. Ghostlight Theatre, 170 Schenck St., North Tonawanda (743-1614).

Special Presentations

CONTINENTS UNDER PRESSURE, performance installations by David Kane, Amy Taravella, and David Butler, presented by The New Alt Performance Group, also starring Patrick Cameron, Angela Lopez, Tim Newell, Jay Pichardo. Through Aug 14, Thu-Sun at 8. The Alt Theatre, 255 Great Arrow Ave., 3rd Floor.

DEN OF THIEVES, staged reading of the play by Stephen Adly Guirgis, presented by Road Less Traveled Productions’ Emanuel Fried New Play Workshop, directed by Kyle LoConti, starring John Fredo, Lou Colaiacovo, Greg Howze, Sarielys Matos, Bethany Sparacio, Luke Wager, Don Gervasi. Aug 13 & 14 at 7:30. Road Less Traveled Theater, Market Arcade Film & Arts Centre, 639 Main St. (629-3069).


THE CANT, world premiere of the play by Shay Linehan, presented by the Irish Classical Theatre Company, directed by Fortunato Pezzimenti in association with Vincent O’Neill, starring Patrick Moltane, Brian Mysliwy, Josephine Hogan, Mark Donahue, Katie White, Vincent O’Neill, Tom Zindle, Gerry Maher, Mary Ramsey. Sep 9-Oct 3, Thu & Fri at 7:30, Sat at 3 & 7:30, Sun at 2. Andrews Theatre, 625 Main St. (853-ICTC).

THE CEMETERY CLUB, comedy by Ivan Menchell presented by Hamburg Theatre Under the Stars, directed by Tony Baksa. Sep 2-5, Thu-Sat at 7, Sun at 3. Memorial Park’s outdoor stage, Hamburg.

DATING IS A DRAG, orriginal comedy written and directed by Mark C. Lloyd, staring Samina Raza, Salvatore Indelicato, Joseph LaTona, Andrew Michalski. Aug 22 & 29 at 7. The Tonawanda Castle, 69 Delaware St., Tonawanda (743-8544).

MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL, touring production presented by UB’s Center for the Arts. Aug 27-29, Fri at 8, Sat at 2 & 8, Sun at 2. Mainstage Theater, Center for the Arts, Amherst (645-ARTS).

THE ODD COUPLE, female version of the comedy by Neil Simon presented by Buffalo United Artists, directed by Anthony Chase, starring Lauren Fox, Jimmy Janowski, Kerrykate Abel, Caitlin Coleman, Darryl Hart, Mary Loftus, Lisa Ludwig, Adam Rath. Aug 25 at 7. BUA Theater, 119 Chippewa (886-8239).