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Buffalo Theater Calendar


OPENING

Chicago at O'Connell and Company

CHICAGO, musical by Kander & Ebb presented by O’Connell & Company, directed by Joey Bucheker, starring Nicole Cimato, Aimee Walker, Gregory Gjurich, Dan Urtz, Mary Gjurich. Jul 7-16. Jul 7 at 7:30, Jul 8 at 3 & 7:30, Jul 13, 14, 15 at 7:30. Jul 16 at 3 & 7:30. O’Connell & Company Theater, 4110 Bailey Ave., Amherst (848-0800). www.oconnellandcompany.com


Twelfth Night at MusicalFare


TWELFTH NIGHT, musical conceived by Kwame Kwei-Armah and Shaina Taub, music and lyrics by Taub, directed by Susan Drozd, starring Louis Colaiacovo, Lissette DeJesus, Thomas Evans, Alex Anthony Garcia, Christian Hines, Cordell Hopkins, Christopher Houston, Stevie Jackson, Nicholas Lama, Kristen-Marie Lopez, Gabriella Jean McKinley, Ricky Needham, Maria Pedro, Dave Spychalski, Ember Tate, Daniel Torres. Jul 5-Aug 6, 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


ONGOING


Photos of Shakespeare in Delaware Park's "Measure for Measure: by Larry Rowswell

MEASURE FOR MEASURE by William Shakespeare, presented by Shakespeare in Delaware Park, directed by Virginia Monte, starring Daniel Lendzian, Gretchen Didio, Luke Brewer, Lisa Ludwig. Through Jul 16, Tue-Sun at 7:15. Shakespeare Hill in Delaware Park (856-4533). www.shakespeareindelawarepark.org


CLOSING


COME BLOW YOUR HORN, comedy by Neil Simon presented by Desiderio’s Dinner Theatre, directed by Jay Desiderio, starring Joseph Marciniak, Jacob Applegate, Buddy Baker, Molly McGrath Alyssa Grace Adams, Marc Ruffino, Cindy Schmitt. Through Jul 9, Thu & Sat dinner at 6, show at 7:30; Sun dinner at 1, show at 2:30. Bobby J’s Italian American Grille, 204 Como Park Blvd., Cheektowaga (395-3207). www.mybobbyjs.com


UPCOMING


ANN, one-woman play by Holland Taylor, presented by Brazen-Faced Varlets, directed by Lara D. Haberberger, starring Priscilla Young-Anker. Jul 21 at 7, Jul 22 at 2 & 7. Lakeshore Center for the Arts, located in the First Presbyterian Church, 49 Sportage St., Westfield www.varlets.org


ROMEO & JULIET, tragedy by William Shakespeare, presented by Shakespeare in Delaware Park, directed by Chris Kelly, starring Aidan Conklin, Erin Grace Kelly, Pamela Rose Mangus, Caitlin Coleman, Chris Hatch, Rick Lattimer. Jul 27-Aug Tue-Sun at 7:15. Shakespeare Hill in Delaware Park (856-4533). www.shakespeareindelawarepark.org


YALLA BITCH, A NIGHT OF WORKS AND MUSIC, by Lorna C. Hill and Curtis Lovell, presented by Irish Classical Theatre Company in partnership with Ujima Company, directed by Tioga Simpson, starring Lovell, Rachael Jamison, Daisy Medina, Brooklynn Walker. Open rehearsal with Q&A, Jul 14 at 7:30, Lorna C. Hill Theater, 429 Plymouth Ave. Peformance Jul 15 at 7:30, The Andrews Theatre, 625 Main St, Free and open to the public.


SPECIAL PRESENTATION


WHERE THERE’S A WILL, THERE’S A PLAY, touring production presented by Shakespeare in Delaware Park, adapted by Brendan Didio, directed by Norman Sham, starring Emily Bassett, Heather Casseri, Connor Graham, Nathanial Higgins. Shows at 7, unless otherwise noted. Seating not provided - Guests are encouraged to bring blanket or chaired seating. Picnics welcome.


July 10 (7:00PM) – West Seneca Town Park 55 Legion Pkwy, West Seneca, NY 14224

July 17 (7:00PM) – Penn Dixie Fossil Park & Nature Reserve 4050 North St, Blasdell, NY 14219

July 18 (7:00PM) – Quaker Arts Pavilion 60 S Lincoln Ave, Orchard Park, NY 14127 RAIN OR SHINE – INDOOR LOCATION AVAILABLE

July 19 (7:00PM) – Town of Tonawanda Show Mobile (Aquatic & Fitness Center) 1 Pool Plaza, Buffalo, NY 14223

July 21 (7:00PM) – Buffalo Central Terminal 495 Paderewski Dr, Buffalo, NY 14212

July 22 (7:00PM) – Richard E. Pascucci Bandshell 200 Oxford Ave, Lancaster, NY 14086

July 23 (4:30PM & 7:00PM) – Freedom Run Winery 5138 Lower Mountain Rd, Lockport, NY 14094 RAIN OR SHINE – INDOOR LOCATION AVAILABLE

July 24 (7:00PM) – Five Points Bakery 44 Brayton St, Buffalo, NY 14213

July 25 (7:00PM) – Kenan Center 433 Locust St, Lockport, NY 14094 RAIN OR SHINE – INDOOR AVAILABILITY LIMITED

July 26 (7:00PM) – Nike Base Park 3278 Whitehaven Rd, Grand Island, NY 14072

July 31 (7:00PM) – Taylor Road Park 6765 Taylor Rd, Hamburg, NY 14075

August 7 (7:00PM) – Galanti Park 230 Martin Rd, Lackawanna, NY

August 14 (7:00PM) – Academy Park 851 Center St, Lewiston, NY 14092

August 21 (7:00PM) – Bassett Park 359 Klein Rd, Williamsville, NY 14221


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