Weekly Feature

2018-07-05 / Entertainment


sat. 7

Silence: The Musical — Based on the 1991 Oscar-winning film, “The Silence of the Lambs,” rookie FBI agent Clarice Starling (Maria Droz) musically matches wits and quips with the brilliant but insane Dr. Hannibal Lecter ( Jimmy Janowski) in order to catch the transvestite serial killer known as Buffalo Bill (Michael Seitz). Directed by Todd Warfield for Buffalo United Artists, the production also features Michael Blasdell, Jeremy Catania, Charmagne Chi, Sam Crystal, Adam Hayes and Eric Rawski. Opens at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 7, and continues at 8 p.m. Saturdays, and 7 p.m. Sundays, through Sunday, July 29, at the Alleyway Theatre, 1 Curtain Up Alley, Buffalo; $. 886-9239, www.buffalobua.org

wed. 11

Murder For Two — An irreverent theatrical riff on the classic whodunit, everyone is a suspect in this hilarious new murder mystery musical with a twist: one actor investigates the crime, the other plays all of the suspects, and they both play the piano. Under the direction and choreography of Doug Weyand and musical direction of Theresa Quinn, the production features Joseph Donohue III and Philip Farugia. Opens at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 11, and continues at 7 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays; 7:30 p.m. Fridays; 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturdays; and 2 p.m. Sundays, through Sunday, Aug. 12, at MusicalFare Theatre’s Mainstage Theatre at Daemen College, 4380 Main St., Amherst; $. 839-8540, www.musicalfare.com

ongoing: now-July 15

King Lear — Join Shakespeare in Delaware Park for its production of William Shakespeare’s tragedy starring Tom Loughlin, Saul Elkin, Lisa Ludwig, Lisa Vitrano, Anthony Alcocer, Marissa Biondolillo, Norm Sham, Dave Marciniak and Kevin Craig, under the direction of Steve Vaughan. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays, on Shakespeare Hill in Delaware Park, Buffalo; Free but donations taken at intermission. www.shakespeareindelawarepark.org

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