Weekly Feature

2017-06-15 / Entertainment


thurs. 22

The Merry Wives of Windsor — Shakespeare in Delaware Park begins it season with “The Merry Wives of Windsor,” directed by Eileen Dugan and featuring an all female cast, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 22, and every night, except Mondays, through Sunday, July 16, at Shakespeare Hill in Delaware Park, next to Hoyt Lake behind the Rose Garden, off Lincoln Parkway near the Albright-Knox Art Gallery. 856-4533, www.shakespeareindelawarepark.org ongoing: now-June 18 The Light in the Piazza — Craig Lucas and Adam Guettel’s story of Margaret and Clara Johnson’s vacation in Florence, Italy. With soaring melodies, “The Light in the Piazza” is a story about mothers and daughters, fathers and sons, and the deeply intertwined emotions of love and loss, under the direction of Loraine O’Donnell and presented by Second Generation Theatre Company. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Friday through Saturday, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, through Sunday, June 18, at The Lancaster Opera House, 21 Central Ave., Lancaster; $. 683-1776, www.lancopera.org

now-July 16

Proposals — Neil Simon’s romantic comedy/drama and a nostalgic memory play. Guided by Clemma Diggins, who was the devoted housekeeper for Burt Hines and his daughter Josie, Clemma looks back on the events of a summer in the 1950s when nine people unexpectedly converged on the Hines’ tranquil country cottage. The production features Sandra Gilliam, David Marciniak, Chrissy Vogric-Hunnell, Jeremy Kreuzer, Lisa Hinca, Alex Hunnell, Alex King, Michelle Meer and Kinzy Brown, and presented by Desiderio’s Dinner Theatre. Performances: Dinner at 6 p.m. and show at 7:30 p.m. June 16, 17, 18, 22, 24, 28, 29, July 1, 6, 8, 9 and 15, and 1 p.m. matinee dinner and show at 2:30 p.m. June 25, July 2, 9 and 16, at Bobby J’s Italian American Grille, 204 Como Park Blvd., Cheektowaga; $. 393-3207

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