Weekly Feature

2013-08-15 / Entertainment


thurs. 15

The Boy Friend — The Lancaster Youth Bureau’s Performing Arts Academy presents Sandy Wilson’s musical, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, at Lancaster High School Auditorium, 1 Forton Drive, Lancaster; $. 686-3255

sat. 17

Yes, Manilow, and Murder — An original dinner theater play by Jeff Schober and Ryan Collins. Performances: 5 p.m. Aug. 17, 31, Sept. 7 and 28 on the Arcade and Attica Railroad; $. 585-492-3100, www.arcadeandatticarr.com

ongoing: 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. Wednesday and Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday; and 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday, through Saturday, Aug. 17, at Daemen College’s Time Warner Cable Stage at MusicalFare Theatre, 4380 Main St., Amherst; $. 839-8540, www.musicalfare.com

now-Aug. 18

Measure for Measure — “Measure for Measure” has been classified as one of Shakespeare’s comedies; however, it is also referred to as a “problem play” because it cannot easily be described as either a tragedy or comedy. Performances: Every evening, except Mondays, at 7:30 p.m. through Sunday, Aug. 18, on Shakespeare Hill in Delaware Park, next to Hoyt Lake behind the Rose Garden, off Lincoln Parkway near the Albright-Knox Art Gallery. Free admission, with donations accepted at intermission. 856-4533, www.shakespeareindelawarepark.org

Godspell — Presented by Starry Night Theatre Co. and directed by Debby Koszelak Swartz, the production features Daniel Torres as Jesus. Performances: 8 p.m. Aug. 16 and 17; and 2 p.m. Aug. 18, at the Ghostlight Theatre, 170 Schenck St., North Tonawanda; $. 743-1614, www.starrynighttheatre.com

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