Weekly Feature



2011-02-10 / Entertainment

Theater

thurs. 10
. Our Town — Thornton Wilder’s drama starring Michael
Breen, Sarah Averill McFadden, Daniel F. Torres under the direction
of L. Don Swartz. Opens 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10 and continues 8
p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; and 2 p.m. Sundays through Sunday,
Feb. 27 at Ghostlight Threat, 170 Schenck St., N. Tonawanda; $.
743-1614, www.starrynighttheatre.com. Fall of the House of Usher — Vincent O’Neill directs
David Oliver, Cassie Gorniewicz and Andrew Kottler in Torn Space
Theater’s production of Steven Berkoff’s play based on Edgar Allen
Poe’s story. Performances: 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and
Sundays through Sunday, March 6 at the Adam Mickiewicz
Dramatic Circle, 612 Fillmore Ave., Buffalo; $. 812-5733,
www.tornspacetheater.com. The Vagina Monologues — A special V-Day benefit
performance for Crisis Services Advocate Program and The Priscilla
Project of Eve Ensler’s award-winning play under the direction of
Kelly M. Beuth, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10 and Saturday, Feb. 11 at
the Unitarian Universalist Church, 695 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo; $.
thurs. 17
. Songbird — Cabaret performance starring Katy Miner and
Chuck Basil, 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17- Saturday, Feb. 19; and 7
p.m. Sunday, Feb. 20 at Buffalo United Theatre, 119 Chippewa St.,
Buffalo; $. 886-9239
ongoing: now-February 12
. Anita Bryant Died for your Sins — Buffalo United
Artists production of Brian Christopher Williams’ humorous
coming-out-and-of-age comedy about 15 year-old Horace Poore’s life
in 1977. Performances: 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through
Saturday, Feb. 12 at BUA Theater, 119 Chippewa St., Buffalo; $.
886-9239, www.buffalobua.org. Three Viewings — A Kaleidoscope Theatre production of
compelling stories of wit, wisdom and pathos in three parts.
Performances: 7:30 p.m. Friday; 3 & 7:30 p.m. Saturdays through
Saturday, Feb 12 at Medaille College’s Lecture Hall Theatre, 18
Agassiz Circle, Buffalo; $. 479-1587,
www.kaleidoscopetheatreproductions.com. Cowboy Mouth — American Repertory Theater’s production
of Sam Shepard’s wild rock ‘n’ roll tale of expectations, kidnapping
and the new rock ‘n’ roll Messiah. Performances: 8 p.m. Thursdays,
Fridays and Saturdays through Saturday, Feb. 12 at Buffalo East,
1410 Main St., Buffalo; $. 884-4858, www.artofwny.org
now-February 13
. Nunset Boulevard: The Nunsense Hollywood Bowl
Show — An O’Connell & Company’s production of Dan Goggin’s
musical under the direction of Mary Kate O’Connell . Performances:
7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays; 2:30 p.m. Sundays
through Sunday, Feb. 13 at Erie Community College’s Gleasner










































Auditorium, ECC North Campus, Williamsville; $. 848-0800,
www.oconnellandcompany.com. Bitch Bares All — A Road Less Traveled production and
world premiere written and performed by Lisa Vitrano under the
direction of Kristen Tripp-Kelley. She’s sixteen, pregnant and one
more lecture-by-mom away from totally freaking out about it.
Performances: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays; and 2
p.m. Sundays through Sunday, Feb. 13 at Road Less Traveled
Theater, 639 Main St., Buffalo; $. 1-800-745-3000. Number the Stars — Adapted from the Newbery
Award-winning book by Lois Lowry and based on the the real
events of Sept. 29, 1943. Performances: 2 p.m. Saturdays and
Sundays through Sunday, Feb. 13 at Theatre of Youth’s Allendale
Theatre, 203 Allen St., Buffalo; $. 884-4400 ext. 304,
www.uth.org. theatreofyoAngel Street — Patrick Hamilton’s mystery presented by the
Playhouse of American Classics under the direction of Terence
McDonald. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Fridays; 2:30 & 7:30 p.m.
Saturdays; and 2:30 p.m. Sundays through Sunday, Feb. 13 at the
Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society, 25 Nottingham Court,
Buffalo; $. 873-9644 ext: 301
now-February 18
. The Exonerated — A play based on interviews, letters,
transcripts, case files and the public record with six death row
inmates for crimes they did not commit by Jessica Blank and Erik
Jensen and presented by the Buffalo State College Theater
Department. Performances: 2 & 8 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, through
Friday, Feb. 18 at the Birchfield-Penney Art Center, 1300 Elmwood
Ave., Buffalo; $. 878-6011, www.buffalostate.edu/theatre
now-February 19
. Pirandello’s Wife — A world premiere of Lynn Elliott’s
serio-comic drama presented by Theatre Plus under the direction of
Neal Radice. Performaces: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and
Saturdays through Saturday, Feb. 19 at Alleyway Theatre’s Main
Stage, 672 Main St., Buffalo; $. 852-2600 ext. 0, www.alleyway.com
now-February 27
. Crumbs from the Table of Joy — Lynn Nottage’s drama
under the direction of Ibn Shabazz. Performances: 8 p.m. Fridays
and Saturdays; and 4 p.m. Sundays through Sunday, Feb. 27 at the
African American Cultural Center’s, Paul Robeson Theatre, 350
Masten Ave., Buffalo; $. 884-2013, www.paulrobesontheatre.org
now-March 6
. [title of show] — MusicalFare’s regional premiere of Tony
nominated musical by Hunter Bell and Jeff Bowen under the
direction of Randall Kramer. Performances: 7 p.m. Wednesdays and
Thursdays; 8 p.m. Fridays; 4 & 8 p.m. Saturdays; and 2 p.m.
Sundays through Sunday, March 6 at Daemen College’s Time
Warner Cable Stage at MusicalFare Theatre, 4380 Main St.,
Amherst; $ - contains adult language not appropriate for pre-teens.
839-8540, www.musicalfare.com













































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