2007-09-26 / Entertainment

Theater

ICTC's "The School for Scandal" features Leah Russo as Lady Teazle and ICTC co-founder and artistic director Vincent O'Neill as Sir Peter Teazle. Scandalous The Irish Classical Theatre's production of Richard Brinsley Sheridan's delightful farce "The School for Scandal" continues through Oct. 14. Wealthy, middle-aged Sir Peter Teazle has recently married the young and beautiful Lady Teazle who delights in the daily rounds of fashion, young men and malicious gossip. Meanwhile, Lady Sneerwell desires Charles Surface who desires Maria, the ward of Sir Peter, while Lady Teazle rebuffs the seductive advances of Sir Oliver Surface. The wickedly funny and intriguing plot only thickens with an aptly named cast of tittle-tattle cliques, including Mr. Snake, Mrs. Candour and Sir Benjamin Backbite. "The School for Scandal," directed by ICTC Associate Director Derek Campbell, features Vincent O'Neil, Robert Rutland, Tim Klein, Neal Moeller, Casey Denton, Todd Benzin, Kurt Guba, Peter Palmisano, Joe Natale, Nathan Winklestein, Jeffrey Coyle, Leah Russo, Anne Roaldi, Josephine Hogan, Kelli Bocock-Natale, Mary Jayne Ertel and Rich Kraemer. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, 3 and 7:30 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through Sunday, Oct. 14 at the Andrews Theatre, 625 Main St., Buffalo. Tickets are $37-$42 general and $32-$35 seniors, and are available by calling 853-ICTC. Tickets for students under the age of 25 are $15 and are sold one hour before curtain, in person only. ICTC's "The School for Scandal" features Leah Russo as Lady Teazle and ICTC co-founder and artistic director Vincent O'Neill as Sir Peter Teazle. Scandalous The Irish Classical Theatre's production of Richard Brinsley Sheridan's delightful farce "The School for Scandal" continues through Oct. 14. Wealthy, middle-aged Sir Peter Teazle has recently married the young and beautiful Lady Teazle who delights in the daily rounds of fashion, young men and malicious gossip. Meanwhile, Lady Sneerwell desires Charles Surface who desires Maria, the ward of Sir Peter, while Lady Teazle rebuffs the seductive advances of Sir Oliver Surface. The wickedly funny and intriguing plot only thickens with an aptly named cast of tittle-tattle cliques, including Mr. Snake, Mrs. Candour and Sir Benjamin Backbite. "The School for Scandal," directed by ICTC Associate Director Derek Campbell, features Vincent O'Neil, Robert Rutland, Tim Klein, Neal Moeller, Casey Denton, Todd Benzin, Kurt Guba, Peter Palmisano, Joe Natale, Nathan Winklestein, Jeffrey Coyle, Leah Russo, Anne Roaldi, Josephine Hogan, Kelli Bocock-Natale, Mary Jayne Ertel and Rich Kraemer. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, 3 and 7:30 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through Sunday, Oct. 14 at the Andrews Theatre, 625 Main St., Buffalo. Tickets are $37-$42 general and $32-$35 seniors, and are available by calling 853-ICTC. Tickets for students under the age of 25 are $15 and are sold one hour before curtain, in person only. now-Sept. 29 Thrill Me Presented by the New Phoenix Theatre. Performances: 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays through Saturday, Sept. 29, The New Phoenix Theatre, 95 Johnson Park, Buffalo; $. 853-1334, www.new phoenixtheatre. com The Seabirds Presented by Alleyway Theatre. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, 4 and 8 p.m. Saturdays through Saturday, Sept. 29, Alleyway Theatre, 1 Curtain Up Alley, Buffalo; $. 852-2600, www.alleyway.com Oedipus Rex Presented by Theater Helden. Performances: 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through Saturday, Sept. 29, Main Street Cabaret, 672 Main St., Buffalo; $. now-Sept. 30 Boilermakers and Martinis Presented by Road Less Traveled Productions. Performances: 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays through Sunday, Sept. 30, Road Less Traveled Theater, 639 Main St. (inside the Market Arcade Film and Arts Center), Buffalo; $. 629-3069, www.roadlesstraveledproductions.org Oliver Presented by the Aurora Players. Performances: 8 p.m. Sept. 27-29; 2:30 p.m. Sept. 30, Roycroft Pavilion, Hamlin Park, South Grove St., East Aurora; $. 687-6727, www.auroraplayers.org High School Musical - On Tour! Performances: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 27, 8 p.m. Sept. 28 and 29, 2 p.m. Sept. 29, 1 and 6:30 p.m. Sept. 30, Shea's Performing Arts Center, 646 Main St., Buffalo; $. 847-0850, www.sheas.org now-Oct. 5 A Mother's Comedy Shaw Festival's Court House Theater, 26 Queen St., Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario; $. 1-800-511-7429, www.shawfest.com now-Oct. 6 The Kiltartan Comedies Shaw Festival's Court House Theater, 26 Queen St., Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario; $. 1-800-511-7429,


        
        
          
        
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            Theatre Productions' "All the Great Books (abridged)" features Keith 
            Wharton, Beth Gerardi and Matthew Slazak. Literary license 
            Kaleidoscope Theatre Productions will be closing the book on "All 
            the Great Books (abridged)" this weekend. Confused by Confucius? 
            Thoroughly thrown by Thoreau? Wish Swift was swifter? Tennyson 
            tinier? Care for a little Dic kens? Buckle up and hop aboard as the 
            three cultural guerrillas of KTP zip through everything you didn't 
            get around to reading in school. The literary canon explodes as a 
            brand-new comic outrage is unleashed on an unsuspecting public. This 
            compact compendium of the world's great books. "All the Great Books 
            (abridged)," by Reed Martin and Austin Tichenor, will tickle your 
            funny bone and guarantee that you won't fall asleep in this class. 
            The production features Keith A. Wharton, Beth A. Gerardi and 
            Matthew Slazak. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28 and 3 
            and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29 at the Marie Maday Theatre at 
            Canisius College, Lyons Hall, Main Street, Buffalo. Tickets are $12 
            for adults and $8 for seniors and students and are available by 
            calling 479-1KTP (1587). Visit www.Kaleido 
            scopeTheatreProductions.com for more information. 
        Kaleidoscope Theatre Productions' "All the Great Books (abridged)" features Keith Wharton, Beth Gerardi and Matthew Slazak. Literary license Kaleidoscope Theatre Productions will be closing the book on "All the Great Books (abridged)" this weekend. Confused by Confucius? Thoroughly thrown by Thoreau? Wish Swift was swifter? Tennyson tinier? Care for a little Dic kens? Buckle up and hop aboard as the three cultural guerrillas of KTP zip through everything you didn't get around to reading in school. The literary canon explodes as a brand-new comic outrage is unleashed on an unsuspecting public. This compact compendium of the world's great books. "All the Great Books (abridged)," by Reed Martin and Austin Tichenor, will tickle your funny bone and guarantee that you won't fall asleep in this class. The production features Keith A. Wharton, Beth A. Gerardi and Matthew Slazak. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28 and 3 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29 at the Marie Maday Theatre at Canisius College, Lyons Hall, Main Street, Buffalo. Tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for seniors and students and are available by calling 479-1KTP (1587). Visit www.Kaleido scopeTheatreProductions.com for more information. www.shawfest.com A Month in the Country After Ivan Turgenev Shaw Festival's Court House Theater, 26 Queen St., Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario; $. 1-800-511-7429, www.shawfest.com Tristan Shaw Festival's Court House Theater, 26 Queen St., Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario; $. 1-800-511-7429, www.shawfest.com now-Oct. 7 The Musical of Musicals - The Musical Presented by O'Connell & Company. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2:30 p.m. Sundays through Sunday, Oct. 7, Shea's Smith Theatre, 660 Main St., Buffalo; $. 847-0850, www.sheas.org. Arsenic & Old Lace Presented by The Mystery Company. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 27-29, Oct. 4-6; 2:30 p.m. Sept. 30 and Oct. 7; and 2 p.m. Oct. 4, the Lancaster Opera House, 21 Central Ave., Lancaster; $. 683-1776, www.lancopera.org It Ain't Nothin' But The Blues Musical review presented by the Paul Robeson Theatre Co. Performances: 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays through Sunday, Oct. 7, the Paul Robeson Theatre, 350 Masten Ave., Buffalo; $. 884-2013, www. PaulRobesonTheatre. org The Philanderer Shaw Festival's Royal George Theatre, 85 Queen St., Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario; $. 1-800-511-7429, www.shawfest.com now-Oct. 14 Altar Boyz Presented by MusicalFare Theatre. Performances: 7 p.m. Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays, 4 and 8 p.m. Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays through Sunday, Oct. 14, MusicalFare Theatre, Daemen College, 4380 Main St., Amherst; $. 839-8540, www.musicalfare. com On Golden Pond Presented by O'Connell & Company. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2:30 p.m. Sundays through Sunday, Oct. 14, Cabaret in the Square Theater, 4476 Main St., Snyder; $. 839-3949, www.oconnellandcompany.com Hank Williams: Lost Highway Presented by the Kavinoky Theatre. Performances: 8 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, 4 and 8 p.m. Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays through Sunday, Oct. 14, the Kavinoky Theatre, 320 Porter Ave., Buffalo; $. 829-7668, www.kavinokytheatre.com. now-Oct. 27 Saint Joan The Shaw Festival's Festival Theatre, 10 Queen's Parade, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario; $. 1-800-511-7429, www.shawfest.com Hotel Peccadillo The Shaw Festival's Festival Theatre, 10 Queen's Parade, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario; $. 1-800-511-7429, www.shawfest.com Summer and Smoke Shaw Festival's Royal George Theatre, 85 Queen St., Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario; $. 1-800-511-7429, www.shawfest.com now-Oct. 28 Mack and Mabel Shaw Festival's Festival Theatre, 10 Queen's Parade, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario; $. 1-800-511-7429, www.shawfest.com now-Nov. 11 The Circle Shaw Festival's Royal George Theatre, 85 Queen St., Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario; $. 1-800-511-7429, www.shawfest.com

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