A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS at TOY
Arts & Culture Featured Theater

ON THE BOARDS • Week of DEC 13 – DEC 19 What’s Playing on BUFFALO THEATER Stages

OPENING

THE BETSY CARMICHAEL CHRISTMAS SPECIAL, interactive original comedy conceived & written by Mary Kate O’Connell & Joey Bucheker, directed by O’Connell, starring Betsy Carmichael, Dec 14-23, Fri at 8, Sat at 2 & 8, Sun at 2. Shea’s Smith Theatre, 654 Main St. (847-0850). www.oconnellandcompany.comwww.alleyway.com

ONGOING

A CHRISTMAS CAROL, adapted and directed by Neal Radice, starring David C. Mitchell, James Cichocki, David G. Poole, Joyce Stilson, Roger VanDette, Emily Yancey, Lauren McGowan. Through Dec 23, Fri at 7:30, Sat at 2 & 5, Sun at 2. Alleyway Theatre, One Curtain Up Alley (852-2600). www.alleyway.com

MISS BENNET: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEY, play by Lauren Gunderson & Margot Melcon, presented by Road Less Traveled Productions, directed by Katie Mallinson, starring Alex Watts, Nick Stevens, Amy Feder, Todd Benzin, Rosa Fernandez, Darryl Semira, Brittany Bassett, Tracy Snyder. Through Dec 22, Thu at 7:30, Fri & Sat at 8, Sun at 2. Shea’s 710 Theatre, 710 Main St. (1-800-745-3000). www.roadlesstraveledproductions.org 

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. Through Dec 23. Thu-Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2:30. The Park School, 4625 Harlem Road, Snyder (848-0800). www.oconnellandcompany.com 

fvA VERY, VERY TRUMPY CHRISTMAS CAROL, adapted and directed by Todd Warfield, starring Stephanie Bax, Timothy Patrick Finnegan, A. Peter Snodgrass, Guy Tomassi. Through Dec 23, Fri & Sat at 8, plus Dec 16 & 23 at 7. Alleyway’s Main Street Cabaret, 672 Main St. (852-2600). www.alleyway.com 

CLOSING

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. Through 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). 

HAMILTON, touring production of the Broadway musical presented by Shea’s and Albert Nocciolino. Through Dec 9, Tue-Thu at 7:30, Fri at 8, Sat at 2 & 8, Sun at 1 & 7. Shea’s Performing Arts Center, 646 Main St. (1-800-745-3000). www.sheas.org

IS HE DEAD?, comedy by Mark Twain presented by Niagara University Theatre, directed by Amanda Sharpe. Through Dec 9. Leary Theatre, Clet Hall, NU campus (286-8685).

SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

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). www.mybobbyjs.com

UPCOMING

THE BETSY CARMICHAEL CHRISTMAS SPECIAL, interactive original comedy conceived & written by Mary Kate O’Connell & Joey Bucheker, directed by O’Connell, starring Betsy Carmichael, Dec 14-23, Fri at 8, Sat at 2 & 8, Sun at 2. Shea’s Smith Theatre, 654 Main St. (847-0850). www.oconnellandcompany.com


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