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On The Boards Theater Listings

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THE ALTRUISTS, comedy by Nicky Silver presented by SUNY Fredonia Department of Theatre and Dance, directed by Tom Loughlin. Nov 5-13, Thu-Sat at 8, Sun at 2. Bartlett Theatre, Rockefeller Arts Center, SUNY Fredonia, 280 Central Ave., Fredonia (1-866-441-4928).

INSIDE OUT, original play presented by Theatre of Youth, directed by Meg Quinn, starring Tim Newell, James Robert Steiner, Leah Russo, Arin Lee Dandes, Bryan Figueroa, Kurt Erb, Diamond Turner, Jacob Rodriguez. Nov 5 at 7. Nov 6-14, Sat & Sun at 2. Allendale Theatre, 203 Allen St. (884.4400 x304).

LAST OF THE SENSITIVE BASTARDS by Justin Karcher, presented by Theater Jugend directed by Drew McCabe, starring Michael Renna, James Wild, Courtney Weather, Joy Scime. Nov.4-20, Thu-Sat at 8. Buffalo East, 1410 Main St. (445-9432).

PRESENT LAUGHTER by Noel Coward, directed by Anne Gayley, starring David Lamb, Eileen Dugan, Josephine Hogan, Robert Rutland, Kathleen Betsko Yale, Lisa Vitrano, Michele Marie Roberts, Joseph Demerly, Gerry Maher, David Lundy, Tess Spangler. Nov 5-Dec 5, Thu & Fri at 8, Sat at 4 & 8, Sun at 2. Kavinoky Theatre, 320 Porter Ave. (829-7668).


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. Through 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).

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. Through 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).

DIXIE’S TUPPERWARE PARTY, comedy starring Dixie Longate. Through Nov 14, Tue-Thu at 7:30, Fri at 8, Sat at 3 & 8, Sun at 2 & 7. Shea’s Smith Theatre, 658 Main St. (1-800-745-3000).

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. Through Nov 14, Thu-Sat at 8, Sun at 6. The Manny Fried Playhouse, 255 Great Arrow Ave., third floor (408-0499).


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).

ON BORROWED TIME, drama by Paul 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. Through 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. Through Nov 7, Thu at 7, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2. William P. and Marie Leary Theatre, NU campus (286-8685).

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).


THE CHILDREN’S HOUR, drama by Lillian Hellman presented by Buffalo State College Casting Hall, directed by Donn Youngstrom. Nov 10-20, Wed-Fri at 8. Sat at 2 & 8. Flexible Theatre, Donald Savage Building, college campus (878-3005).

MRS. BOB CRATCHIT’S WILD CHRISTMAS BINGE, comedy by Christopher Durang, presented by the Western Door Playhouse directed by Linda Silvestri, starring Sam Fadel, Patrick ‘Gus’ Posey, Dede Secic, Samika Sullivan, Troy Burkett, Jordyn Giambra, Dave Karb, Lynda LaGreca, Brandon Minicucci, Bob Priest, Andrea Tomala, Tom Turici. Nov 19-Dec 5, Fri & Sat at 8, Sun at 2:30 (no performance Nov. 20). Woodbox Theatre, Niagara Arts and Cultural Center,1201 Pine Ave. at Portage Road (297-5910).

THE TEMPERAMENTALS, play by Jon Marans presented by Buffalo United Artists, directed by Chris Kelly, starring Ryan F Cupello, Chris LaBanca, Adam Rath, Marc Sacco, Michael Seitz. Nov 12-Dec 4, Fri & Sat at 8. BUA Theater, 119 Chippewa St. (886-9239).

12 ANGRY MEN, courtroom drama by Sherman Sergel presented by Niagara Regional Theatre Guild, directed by Les Bailey, starring Jerry Kelly, Haile Gault, Chris Best, Rob Schwartz, George White, Tom Slaiman, John Hageny, Jeff Stone, John Quackenbush, Steve Olszewski, Rich LaBend, Don Bracikowski, Jeffery Termini. Nov 12-21, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 3. Ellicott Creek Playhouse, 530 Ellicott Creek Road, Tonawanda (284-6358).