Jonathan Beckner from the cast of AFTERGLOW at BUA
Arts & Culture Featured Theater

ON THE BOARDS • Week of NOV 15 – NOV 21 What’s Playing on BUFFALO THEATER Stages


MY THREE ANGELS, comedy by Samuel & Bella Spewack, directed by Tom Makar. Nov 16-Dec 15, Thu-Sat at 8. New Phoenix Theatre, 95 Johnson Park (853-1334).

 KING HEDLEY, play by August Wilson, directed by Ed Smith. Nov 16-Dec2, Fri & Sat at 8, Sun at 4. Paul Robeson Theatre at the African American Cultural Center, 350 Masten Ave. (884-2013).


AFTERGLOW, play by S. Asher Gelman presented by Buffalo United Artists, directed by Todd Fuller, starring Jonathan Beckner, Christopher Clark, Mickey Harmon. Through Nov 24, Fri & Sat at 8 plus Nov 18 at 7. Alleyway Theatre, One Curtain Up Alley (886-9239). 

A Doll’s House, Part 2, play by Lucas Hnath directed by Robert Waterhouse, starring Kristen Tripp Kelley, David Oliver, Anne Gayley, Leah Berst. Through Nov 25, Thu & Fri at 7:30, Sat at 3:30 & 7:30, Sun at 2. Kavinoky Theatre, 320 Porter Ave. (829-7668).

 CHRISTMAS OVER THE TAVERN, world premiere of the musical by Tom Dudzick, directed by Randall Kramer, starring Jacob Albarella, Isaac Fesmire, Samuel Fesmire, Wendy Hall, Pamela Rose Mangus, Caroline Schettler, Michael Scime. Through Dec 16, 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). 

SIVE, play by John B. Keane presented by the Irish Classical Theatre Company, directed by Vincent O’Neill, starring Kiana Duggan-Haas, Josephine Hogan, Aleks Malejs, Patrick Moltane, David Lundy, Gerry Maher, Ray Boucher, Peter S. Raimondo, Johnny Barden. Through Nov 25, Thu & Fri at 7:30, Sat at 3 & 7:30, Sun at 2. Andrews Theatre, 625 Main St. (853-ICTC).

MOTHER JONES IN HEAVEN (AND HELL), musical by Si Kahn presented by Subversive Theatre, directed by Drew McCabe, starring Melissa Leventhal, Tim Goehrig. Through Nov 18, Thu-Sat at 7:30, Sun at 5. The Manny Fried Playhouse, 255 Great Arrow Ave., third floor (462-5549).


FOOL FOR LOVE, drama by Sam Shepard presented by American Repertory Theater of WNY, directed by Kelli Natale, starring Eric Rawski, Candice Kogut, Steve Jakiel, Nicholas Lama. Through Nov 17, Thu-Sat at 8, plus Nov 11 at 7. 545 Elmwood Ave. (983-4345). 

The Mystery of Edwin Drood, musical presented by The Niagara Regional Theatre Guild, directed by Dawn Marcolini Newton, starring John Panepinto, Adrienne Ricchiazzi, Sydney Bucholtz, Lucas Colon, John Parascak. Through Nov 18, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 3, plus Oct 17 at 3. Ellicott Creek Playhouse, 550 Ellicott Creek Rd., Tonawanda (260-2319). 

SPEED THE PLOW, play by David Mamet, directed by Scott Behrend, starring Matt Witten, Kevin Kennedy, Laura Barrierie Oct 26-Nov 18, Thu-Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2. Road Less Traveled Theater, 456 Main St. (629-3069). 

THE THREE MUSKETEERS, adapted by Linda Alper, Douglas Langworthy, and Penny Metropolis, presented by Irish Classical Theatre Company, MusicalFare, Road Less Traveled, Theatre of Youth & Shea’s Performing Arts Center, directed by Chris Kelly, starring Patrick Cameron, Steve Copps, Christopher Avery, Anthony Alcocer. Through Nov 18, Thu at 7:30, Fri & Sat at 8, Sun at 2. Shea’s 710 Theatre, 710 Main St. (1-800-745-3000).


The Ladies Foursome, comedy by Norm Foster presented by Desiderio’s Dinner Theatre, directed by Jay Desiderio, starring Lisa Ludwig, Maureen Porter, Susan Toomey, Lisa Hinca. Nov 15-Jan 20, 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).


Barceló on the Rocks, play by Marco Antonio Rodriguez presented by Raíces Theatre Company, directed by Victoria Pérez, starring Alejandro Gabriel Gómez, Rolando Martín Gómez, Jake Hayes, Victor Morales, Dewel Pérez, Jordan Rosas. Nov 30-Dec 16, Thu at 7:30, Fri & Sat at 8, Sun at 6, plus Dec 12 at 7, Manny Fried Playhouse, 255 Great Arrow Ave. Third Floor (381-9333).  

GREETINGS!, play by Tom Dudzick presented by Western Door Playhouse, directed by Bob Priest, starring Kris Bookhagen, Sam Granieri, Brandon Minicucci, Amanda Molinaro, Ricco Slaiman. Nov 30 – Dec 9, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun. at 2:30. Woodbox Theatre, Niagara Arts and Cultural Center, 1201 Pine Ave. at Portage Rd. (297-5910). 

NUNCRACKERS, musical by Dan Goggin presented by O’Connell & Company, directed by Drew McCabe, starring Susana Breese, Mary Craig, Mary Moebius, Ann Mosner, Mary Kate O’Connell, Michael Starzynski. Nov 29-Dec 23. Thu-Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2:30. The Park School, 4625 Harlem Road, Snyder (848-0800).

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