Weekly Feature



2013-07-10 / Entertainment

Theatre

thurs. 11

Les Miserables — Broadway’s legendary musical is presented by Curtain Up Productions and features Lisa Ludwig, Jon May, Michael Bauer, Sara Marioles, Nate Stern, and Geoff Koplas, under the direction of Christopher D. Parada. Opens at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 11, and continues at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays and Saturdays, July 18, 20, and July 25 and 27; and 3 p.m. Sundays, July 14, 21 and 28, at the Historic Palace Theatre, 2 East Ave., Lockport; $. 438-1130, www.lockportpalacetheatre.org

thurs. 11 - fri. 19

The Sound of Music — The hills at Artpark will be alive with “The Sound of Music” during this production of the classical music, and featuring a who’s-who of local actors. Performances: 8 p.m. Thursday, July 11, and Friday, July 12; 2 p.m. Saturday, July 13, Sunday, July 14, and Wednesday, July 17; 2 and 8 p.m. Thursday, July 18; and 8 p.m. Friday, July 19, at Artpark, 450 S. 4th St., Lewiston; $. 754-4375, 1-888-223-6000, www.artpark.net, www.tickets.com

mon. 15

Fassbinder — Dan Shanahan, artistic director of Torn Space Theater, will collaborate with video artist Brian Milbrand, musicians and actors to create a multimedia installation within the ruins at Canalside, 9 p.m. Monday, July 15, at 44 Prime St., Buffalo; Free. www.tornspacetheater.com

ongoing: now-July 14

Hamlet — Shakespeare in Delaware Park’s 38th season marks the return of the perennial favorite, “Hamlet,” directed by founder Saul Elkin, and featuring Shaun Sheley as Hamlet. Performances: 7:30 p.m. except Mondays, through Sunday, July 14, on Shakespeare Hill in Delaware Park, behind the Rose Garden, off Lincoln Parkway near the Albright-Knox Art Gallery; Free, with donations accepted at intermission. 856-4533, www.shakespeareindelawarepark.org

now-July 21

Takes 10 — Buffalo United Artists present GLBT short plays by Eli Effinger-Weintraub, Tony Foster, Josh Hartwell, Matthew Crehan Higgins, Donna Hoke, EM Lewis, Joan Lipkin, Bo List, Candace Perry and Michael Trottier. Performances: 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 7 p.m. Sundays, through Sunday, July 21, at BUA Theatre, 119 W. Chippewa St., Buffalo; $. 886-9239, www.buffalobua.org

now-Aug. 17

Talk To Me Now — MusicalFare presents the world premiere of “Talk To Me Now,” featuring the songs of Carole King, Joni Mitchell, Tracy Chapman, Melissa Etheridge, Sara Bareilles, Shawn Colvin, Alanis Morrisette, Ani DiFranco and many more contemporary songwriters, under the direction of Randall Kramer. Performances: 7 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays; 8 p.m. Fridays; and 4 and 8 p.m. Saturdays, through Aug. 17 at Daemen College’s Time Warner Cable Stage at MusicalFare Theatre, 4380 Main St., Amherst; $. 839-8540, www.musicalfare.com

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