Arts & Culture Theater

ON THE BOARDS • Week of JUNE 21 – JUNE 27: What’s Playing on BUFFALO THEATER Stages

KING LEAR at Shakespeare in Delaware Park

OPENING

KING LEAR, drama by William Shakespeare presented by Shakespeare in Delaware Park, directed by Steve Vaughan, starring Tom Loughlin, Saul Elkin, Lisa Ludwig, Lisa Vitrano, Marissa Biondolillo, Kevin Craig, Norm Sham, Dave Marciniak, John Profeta, Adam Yellen, Anthony Alcocer. Jun 21-Jul 15,Tue-Sun at 7:30. Shakespeare Hill in Delaware Park (856-4533). www.shakespeareindelawarepark.org 

SLUT, play by Katie Cappiello presented by The Subversive Youth Series, directed by Kelly Beuth. Jun 22-30, Thu-Sat at 7:30. The Manny Fried Playhouse, 255 Great Arrow Ave., third floor (462-5549). www.subversivetheatre.org

CLOSING

THE RED DRESS, play by Tania Wisbar presented by Argyle Road Productions, directed by Frank A. Rossi, starring Liz McKendry, John Nuncio, Jeremy Kreuzer, Camilla Maxwell, Pamela Rose Mangus. Through Jun 23, Thu-Sat at 8. New Phoenix Theatre, 95 Johnson Park (853-1334). www.newphoenixtheatre.org 

LADY WINDERMERE’S FAN, play by Oscar Wilde presented by the Irish Classical Theatre Company, directed by Josephine Hogan, starring Matt Witten, Ben Michael Moran, Christian Brandjes, Chris Kelly, Jamie O’Neill, David Lundy, Arianne Davidow, Colleen Gaughan, Emily Collins, Jaimee Harmon, Marilyn Mendelson, Kate LoConti. Through Jun 24, Thu & Fri at 7:30, Sat at 3 & 7:30, Sun at 2. Andrews Theatre, 625 Main St. (853-ICTC). www.irishclassicaltheatre.com

We’ll Always Have Casablanca: Flashbacks in the Fog, world premiere plays by Western New York playwrights Michael Fanelli, Mark C. Lloyd, Darryl Schneider, John Elston, Matt Boyle, j. Snodgrass, presented by Buffalo Writers’ Theater. Through Jun 24, Sat at 7, Sun at 2. Rust Belt Books, 415 Grant St. (652-6719). moxtundra9.wixsite.com/bufftheater

SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS 

HERE LIES JEREMY TROY, comedy by Jack Sharkey presented by Desiderio’s Dinner Theatre, directed by Jay Desiderio, starring Richard Lambert, Marie Costa, Andrew Starr, Marc-Jon Filippone, Jamie Nablo. Through July 29, evening shows arrival at 6, show at 7:30; matinee shows arrival at 1, show at 2:30. Bobby J’s Italian American Grille, 204 Como Park Blvd., Cheektowaga (395-3207). www.mybobbyjs.com 

UPCOMING

AN OCTOROON, play by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins presented by Chautauqua Theater Company, directed by Giovanna Sardelli. Jun 29-Jul 8. Bratton Theater, Chautauqua Institution (357-6437). www.chq.org/chautauqua-theater-company

MURDER FOR TWO, murder mystery musical by Kellen Blair & Joe Kinosian, directed by Doug Weyand, starring Philip Farugia, Joseph Donohue III. Jul 11-Aug 12, Wed & Thu at 7, Fri at 7:30, Sat at 3:30 & 7:30, Sun at 2. MusicalFare Theatre, 4380 Main St., Amherst (839-8540). www.musicalfare.com


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