Weekly Feature



2017-08-17 / Entertainment

Theatre

thurs. 17-sun. 20

The Homewood Theater Company Takes A Vacation — The production takes a light-hearted and humorous look at traveling and going on adventures, and features Marty and Sue Brauer, Joyce Haskell and Richard Rogenthien. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 17, through Sunday, Aug. 20, at The Williamsville Depot, 86 S. Long St., Williamsville; $ (with all proceeds being donated to the Williamsville Depot)

fri. 18-sun. 20

RESPONSE Festival — Featuring “The Gathering,” by Torn Space Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 18, and Saturday, Aug. 19, at Silo City, 20 Childs St., Buffalo, and “Bastard,” by Palissimo Co. of New York City, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, and Sunday, Aug. 20, at Torn Space Theater, Adam Mickiewicz Dramatic Circle & Library, 612 Fillmore Ave., Buffalo; $. 812-5733. The festival will also feature guest lecturers, artist talks and a scholarly panel. Also onsite at Silo City will be the mobile virtual reality gallery by Buffalo artist, Kyle Marler, “Lilydale,” a virtual reality exploration of spiritualism and the afterlife. www.tornspacetheater.com

thurs. 24-thurs. 31

The off-Broadway musical revue Forever Plaid will have a one-week run at the Fallsview Casino Resort Avalon Ballroom Theatre, 6380 Fallsview Blvd., Niagara Falls, Canada. Performances: 3 and 8:30 p.m. Aug. 24; 9 p.m. Aug. 25; 3 and 9 p.m. Aug. 26; 3 and 7 p.m. Aug. 27; 3 p.m. Aug. 28, 29, 30, 31; and 8:30 p.m. Aug. 31; $. 888-325-5788, fallsviewcasinoresort.com or ticketmaster.ca..

ongoing: now-Aug. 20

Macbeth — Presented as part of the 42nd season of Shakespeare in Delaware Park, this audience favorite follows the Scottish nobleman as his ambitions overcome his moral judgment on his quest for the throne, under the direction of Saul Elkin. Performances: 7:30 p.m. nightly, through Sunday, Aug. 20, on Shakespeare Hill in Delaware Park, next to Hoyt Lake behind the Rose Garden, off Lincoln Parkway near the Albright-Knox Art Gallery. 856-4533, www.shakespeareindelawarepark.org

Disney’s The Little Mermaid — The Pittsburgh CLO and Kansas City Starlight’s version of the Disney classic, based on the original Hans Christian Andersen tale. Performances: 7 p.m. through Friday, Aug. 18; 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, and 1 and 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 20, at Shea’s Performing Arts Center, 646 Main St., Buffalo; $. 800-745-3000 or ticketmaster.com

Announcement

Academy of Theatre Arts Summer Camps — Catch a Rising Star presents “Madagascar: A Musical Adventure!,” ages 5 to 9, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. through Friday, Aug. 18; or Monday, Aug. 21, through Friday, Aug. 25. Camps are located at the Academy of Theatre Arts, 4231 Transit Road, Williamsville. 810-0551, www.academyoftheatrearts.com

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