FARENHEIRT 451 by Subversive Theatre at The Manny Fried Playhouse
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ON THE BOARDS • Week of SEPT 20 – SEPT 26 What’s Playing on BUFFALO THEATER Stages

OPENING

A Little Murder Never Hurt Anybody, presented by Western Door Playhouse, directed by Sami Carol. Sep 21-30, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2:30. Woodbox Theatre, Niagara Arts and Cultural Center, 1201 Pine Ave. at Portage Rod., Niagara Falls (297-5910).

ONGOING

FARENHEIT 451, play by Ray Bradbury presented by Subversive Theatre, directed by Gary Earl Ross & Michael Doben, starring Rick Lattimer, John Profeta, Jamie Nablo. Through Oct 6, Thu-Sat at 7:30. The Manny Fried Playhouse, 255 Great Arrow Ave., third floor (462-5549). www.subversivetheatre.org 

GOLDEN BOY, drama by Clifford Odets presented by the Irish Classical Theatre Company, directed by Fortunato Pezzimenti, starring Christian Brandjes, Cassie Cameron, Anthony Alcocer, David Lundy, Steve Jakiel, Adam Yellen, Rolando Gomez, Arin Lee Dandes, David Autovino, Jeffrey Coyle, Eric Rawski, Gabriel Robere, David Mitchell, Gerry Maher. Through Oct 7, Thu & Fri at 7:30, Sat at 3 & 7:30, Sun at 2. Andrews Theatre, 625 Main St. (853-ICTC). www.irishclassicaltheatre.com

Hello, Dolly!, musical by Jerry Herman presented by The Niagara Regional Theatre Guild, directed by M. Joseph Fratello, starring Dianna Kolek, Marc Ruffino, Michele Holden, Richard Plotkin, Angelo Heimowitz, Sarah Mullin. Through Sep 30, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 3, plus Sep 29 at 3. Ellicott Creek Playhouse, 530 Ellicott Creek Rd. Tonawanda (260-2319).

PHILOSOPHUS, world premiere comedy by Colin Speer Crowley, directed by Neal Radice, starring Chris J. Handley, Andrew Zuccari, James Cichocki, Christopher Standart, Emily Yancey. Through Oct 6, Thu-Sat at 7:30. Alleyway Theatre, One Curtain Up Alley (852-2600). www.alleyway.com

Pinkalicious the Musical, musical by Kann, Kann & Gregor, presented by Theatre of Youth. Through Oct 7, Sat & Sun at 2. Allendale Theatre, 203 Allen St. (884-4400). www.theatreofyouth.org

 PUMP BOYS & DINETTES, musical by Foley, Hardwick, Monk, Morgan, Schimmel & Wann, directed by Chris Kelly, starring Jaclyn Lisenby Brown, Jayson Clark, Joseph Donohue III, Maria Droz, Ryan Kaminski, Andrew J. Reimers. Through Oct 7, 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

Purlie, musical by Davis, Udell, Geld & Rose, directed by Carlos R. A. Jones. Through Oct 7, Fri & Sat at 8, Sun at 4. Paul Robeson Theatre at the African American Cultural Center, 350 Masten Ave. (884-2013). www.aaccbuffalo.org

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, musical by Sondheim & Wheeler, directed by John Fredo, starring, Matt Witten, Loraine O’Donnell, Peter Palmisano, Aleks Malejs, Leah Berst, Anthony Lazzaro, Bill Lovern, Marc Sacco, Charmagne Chi, Kelly Copps, Lucas Denies, Adam Eckmair, Karen Harty, Dudney Joseph, Ben Moran, Bob Mazierski, Derek Moran, Steve Heatley. Through Sep 30, Thu & Fri at 7:30, Sat at 3:30 & 7:30, Sun at 2. Kavinoky Theatre, 320 Porter Ave. (829-7668). www.kavinokytheatre.com

CLOSING

HEATHERS THE MUSICAL, by Laurence O’Keefe & Kevin Murphy, presented by American Repertory Theater of WNY, directed by Candice Kogut, starring Madalyn Teal, Joe Russi, Carly Luksch, Kelly O’Hara, Talia Mobley, Parker Welling, Jake Grear, Kaeli McGinnis, Katy Miner, Nick Lama, Rich Kraemer. Through Sep 22, Thu-Sat at 8, Sun at 7. 3200 Elmwood Ave. (983-4345). www.artofwny.org.

SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

SOCIAL SECURITY, comedy by Andrew Bergman presented by Desiderio’s Dinner Theatre, directed by Susan Toomey, starring Lisa Hinca, Larry Smith, Marc-Jon Filippone, Margo Davis, Eileen Dugan, Lawrence Rowswell. Through Oct 28, 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 

Edgar Lee Masters’ Spoon River Anthology, adaptation conceived and arranged by William Group and John Reich, a Dessert Theatre production presented by Western New York Players. Oct 5 & 6 at 7:30. Immanuel Lutheran Church, 107 Scott St., Tonawanda (692-0906).  

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, musical by Ashman & Menken presented by O’Connell & Company, directed by Joey Bucheker, starring Jenny McCabe, Mathew Mooney, Dan Morris, Daniel Lendzian, Jack Hayes, Marta Aracelis Torres, Emily Pici, Mercedes Perez, Zach Haumesser, Ben Caldwell, Matt Myers. Oct 4-28, Thu-Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2:30. The Park School, 4625 Harlem Road, Snyder (848-0800). www.oconnellandcompany.com

 

 


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