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On The Boards Theater Listings

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DATING IS A DRAG, original comedy written and directed by Mark C. Lloyd, staring Samina Raza, Salvatore Indelicato, Joseph LaTona, Andrew Michalski. Aug 22 & 29 at 7, cocktail party at 5:30. The Tonawanda Castle, 69 Delaware St., Tonawanda (743-8544).


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).

Special Presentations

THE ODD COUPLE: female version, staged reading 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).


BASIL AND THE BROAD, cabaret performance presented by Buffalo United Artists, starring Kerrykate Abel, Chuck Basil. Sep 10 & 11 at 8, Sep 12 at 7. BUA Theater, 119 Chippewa St. (886-9239).

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 COUPLE NEXT DOOR, world premiere of the comedy by Donna Hoke, directed by Scott Behrend, starring Kelly Meg Brennan, Matt Witten, Luke Wager, Natalie Mack. Sep 10-Oct 3, Thu-Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2. Road Less Traveled Theater, Market Arcade Film & Arts Centre, 639 Main St. (1-800-745-3000).

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.

FRANK AND ELLA, TOGETHER AGAIN!, musical entertainment starring Paul Maisano, Joyce Carolyn. Sep 10 at 8, Sep 11 at 4. Allendale Theatre, 203 Allen St. (884-4400 x304).

THE FURIES OF MOTHER JONES, musical by Maxine Klein presented by Subversive Theatre, directed by Megan Callahan, starring Sharon Strait, Leah Russo, Marshall Maxwell, and the Erie Lackawanna Railroad Band. Sep 9-Oct 9, Thu-Sat at 8 (no performance Sep 11). The Manny Fried Playhouse, 255 Great Arrow Ave., third floor (408-0499).

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).

SHOUT! THE MOD MUSICAL, musical created by Phillip George and David Lowenstein, directed by Lisa Ludwig, starring Amy Jakiel, Michele Marie Roberts, Nancy Sam, Hannah L. Sharp, Lyndsey Leigh Thuerck. Sep 8-Oct 17, Wed at 7, Thu at 7:30, Fri at 8, Sat at 4 & 8, Sun at 2. Half-price preview on Sep 7 at 7. MusicalFare Theatre, 4380 Main St., Amherst (839-8540).