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Daryll Hart plays Rod Serling in American Repertory Theater of Western New York's "Twilight Zone Redux", opening this weekend.


CHARLEY’S AUNT, British farce by Brandon Thomas presented by SUNY Fredonia Department of Theatre and Dance, directed by Paul Mockovak. Oct 15-23, Thu-Sat at 8, Sun at 2. Marvel Theatre, Rockefeller Arts Center, SUNY Fredonia, 280 Central Ave., Fredonia (1-866-441-4928).

ENGAGED, play by W. S. Gilbert, presented by Western Door Playhouse, directed by Robert Priest, starring Dawn Strassburg, Tom Fraterrigo, Sharon Priest, Gus Posey, Kristin Gelia, Barry Schaub, Michael Lombardo, George White, Arielle Schaub, Sami Granieri. Oct 15-20, Fri & Sat at 7:30, plus Oct 24 & 31 at 2:30. Woodbox Theater at the Niagara Arts and Culture Center, 1201 Pine Ave., Niagara Falls (297-5910).

FUDDY MEERS, comedy by David Lindsay-Abaire presented by Buffalo State College Theater Department, directed by Joseph Price. Oct 14-23, Thu & Fri at 8, Sat at 2 & 8. Warren Enters Theatre, college campus (878-3005).

THE LAST NIGHT OF BALLYHOO, drama by Alfred Uhry presented by the Jewish Repertory Theatre of WNY, directed by Saul Elkin, starring Patrick Cameron, Ryan Cupello, Jennifer Leibowitz, Lisa Ludig, Peter Palmisano, Linda Stein, Bonnie Jean Taylor. Oct 14-Nov 7, Thu at 7:30, Sat at 4 & 8, Sun at 2. Alleyway Theatre, One Curtain Up Alley (688-4114 x391).

MARY POPPINS, touring production of the Broadway musical presented by Shea’s and Albert Nocciolino. Previews Oct 14 at 2 & 7. Oct 15- 31, Tue-Thu at 7, Fri at 8, Sat at 2 & 8, Sun at 1 & 6:30. Shea’s Performing Arts Center, 646 Main St. (1-800-745-3000).

THE STRANGE CASE OF DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE, play by Eberle Thomas and Barbara Redmond based on the book by R. L. Stevenson, presented by the Mystery Company, directed by Jerry Kelly, starring David Mitchell. Alexis Guay, Brook Heatley, Katherine Ventresca, Les Bailey, Suzie Marranca, Penny Striker, Ed Kowalski, Robert Wagner, Donna Manquen . Oct 15-24, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2:30, plus Oct 21 at 7:30. Lancaster Opera House, 21 Central Ave., Lancaster (683-1776),

TWILIGHT ZONE REDUX, adapted by Drew McCabe, presented by American Rep Theater of WNY, directed by McCabe, starring Jeffery Coyle, Jacob Albarella, Lisa Dee, Lindsay Salamone, Bryan Patrick Stoyle, Lauren Cichon, Darryl Hart. Oct 14-30, Thu-Sat at 8, plus Oct 27 at 8. Buffalo East, 1410 Main St. (884-4858).


EVIL DEAD: THE MUSICAL, presented by New Alt Performance Group, directed by Bret Runyon, starring Chris Andreanna, Jacque Austin, Casey Denton, Maria Droz, Zachary Haumesser, Jenny Kuliwicki, Adam Kruetinger, Sara Marioles. Through Nov 6, Thu-Sat at 8. The Alt Theatre, 255 Great Arrow Ave., 3rd floor (464-7806).

A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM, musical by Shevelove, Gelbart, and Sondheim, presented by Aurora Players, directed by David Hall, starring Ken Smyntek, Christopher Conti, Jessica Goodison, Chris Best, Ann Grimaldi, Jeff Maris, Rebecca Runge, Christopher Rimes, Jim Mosner, Jeff Wichtowski. Through Oct 24, Thu & Sat at 8, Sun at 2:30. Roycroft Pavilion in Hamlin Park, South Grove St., East Aurora (687-6727).


OLIVER!, classic Broadway musical presented by the Niagara Regional Theatre Guild, starring Adam Kluge, Kim Petersdorf, Paul Bene, Lisa Fletcher, Andrea Letcher, Scott Mackmin. Through Oct 16, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 3. Ellicott Creek Playhouse, 530 Ellicott Creek Rd., Tonawanda (284-6358).

THE PRIDE, play by Alexi Kaye Campbell presented by Buffalo United Artists, directed by Drew McCabe, starring Wendy Hall, Chris Kelly, Michael Renna, Doug Weyand. Through Oct 16, Fri & Sat at 8. BUA Theater, 119 Chippewa St. (886-9239).

RUINED, drama by Lynn Nottage presented by Ujima Company, directed by Lorna C. Hill, starring Annette Daniels Taylor, Zoe Viola Scruggs, Shanntina Moore, Chantal Dubose, Hugh Davis, Donald Capers, Willie Judson, Peter Johnson, Monish Bhattacharyya . Carlton Franklin. Held over through Oct 17, Fri & Sat at 8, Sun at 6. TheaterLoft, 545 Elmwood Ave. (883-0380).

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. Through Oct 17, Wed at 7, Thu at 7:30, Fri at 8, Sat at 4 & 8, Sun at 2. MusicalFare Theatre, 4380 Main St., Amherst (839-8540).

Special Presentations

WALLEY’S CAFÉ, comedy by Ron Clark and Sam Bobrick, directed by Jay Desiderio, starring Derek Donogher, Lisa Hinca, Michelle Bates-Buckle. Through Nov 21, Thu & Sat dinner at 6, show at 8. Sun, dinner at 5, show at 7. Desiderio’s Dinner Theatre, 5827 Broadway, Lancaster (683-7767).


ANTONY & CLEOPATRA by William Shakespeare, adapted by Jon Elston, directed by Scott Behrend, starring Dan Walker, Kelly Meg Brennan, Nathan Winkelstein, Jay Pichardo, Rolando Gomez, Sarielys Matos, Diane Curley, Xavier Harris, Barry Williams, Peter Jaskowiak. Oct 22-Nov 14, Thu-Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2. Road Less Traveled Theater, Market Arcade Film & Arts Centre, 639 Main St. (1-800-745-3000).

MARC WITH A “C”QUEL, cabaret performance starring Marc Sacco and Chuck Basil. Oct 28-31, Thu-Sat at 8. Sun at 7. BUA Theater, 119 Chippewa St. (886-9239).

SUBVERSIVE TWILIGHT ZONES, compiled and curated by Kurt Schneiderman presented by Subversive Theatre, starring Dennis Keefe, Victor Morales, Michael Dugan, Lawrence Rowswell, JennaBeth Stockman, Lisa Sperry, Travis Hedland, Jack Agugliaro, Brandon Williamson. Oct 21-Nov 14, Thu-Sat at 8, Sun at 6. The Manny Fried Playhouse, 255 Great Arrow Ave., third floor (408-0499).