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On The Boards Theater Listings

"Evil Dead: The Musical" continues through November 6 at the Alt Theatre.

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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).

PACK OF LIES, drama by Hugh Whitemore presented by Canisius College Little Theatre, directed by Eileen Dugan. Oct 21-29, Thu-Sat at 8, plus Oct 30 at 2. Marie Maday Theatre, Lyons Hall, Canisius campus (888-3795).

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).


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. Through Oct 31, Fri & Sat at 7:30. Woodbox Theater at the Niagara Arts and Culture Center, 1201 Pine Ave., Niagara Falls (297-5910).

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).

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 Ludwig, Peter Palmisano, Linda Stein, Bonnie Jean Taylor. Through Nov 7, Thu at 7:30, Sat at 4 & 8, Sun at 2. Alleyway Theatre, One Curtain Up Alley (688-4114 x 391).

MARY POPPINS, touring production of the Broadway musical presented by Shea’s and Albert Nocciolino. Through Oct 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).

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. Through Oct 30, Thu-Sat at 8, plus Oct 27 at 8. Buffalo East, 1410 Main St. (884-4858).


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

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

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).

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. Through Oct 24, Thu at 2:30, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2:30. Lancaster Opera House, 21 Central Ave., Lancaster (683-1776).

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).


CABARET, musical by Kander and Ebb, directed by Randall Kramer, starring John Fredo, Kelly Jakiel, Steve Copps, Nicole Benoit, Sheila Connors, Philip Farugia, Robert Insana, Tara Kaczorowski, Adrienne Lewis, Jessica Stuber, Jonathan Young. Nov 3-Dec 12, 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).

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).

ON BORROWED TIME, drama by John Osborn presented by the Playhouse of American Classics, directed by Terence McDonald, starring Paul O’Hern, Keith Elkins, Max Marko, Susan Leist, Suzanne L. Zbrzezny , George Fidel, Alaina Renee Miller, Bill Schmidt, Doug Smith, Ida Scott, Matthew Kosak, Christopher Bechtel. Oct 29-Nov 7, Fri at 7:30, Sat at 2:30 & 7:30, Sun at 2:30. Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society, 25 Nottingham Court at Elmwood Ave. (873-9644 x301).

THE REAL THING, play by Tom Stoppard presented by Niagara University Theatre, directed by Doug Zschiegner. Oct 28-Nov 7, Thu at 7, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2. William P. and Marie Leary Theatre, NU campus (286-8685).