Theatre Talk: Friday, February 6, 2009
By Jim Santella and Anthony Chase, WBFO
Buffalo, NY – Jim and Tony tell us about two area openings, including the world premiere of On the Way to Heaven by Theatre Plus at the Alleyway. At Shea's, the touring production of Mamma Mia! performs next week. Continuing at the Irish Classical Theatre, it's Eugene O'Neill's only comedy, Ah, Wilderness!, which includes WBFO's Kelli Bocock-Natale and a UB student named Louis Napoleon. Also ongoing, the ALT Theatre Company's production of Report on Life So Far, and Jim wants to know where they kept the pencils in Searching for Eden: The Diaries of Adam and Eve at Canisius College. Another world premiere is continuing, Twice Around at the Road Less Traveled Theatre, and it's the final weekend for these presenatations: American Rhapsody at MusicalFare Theatre in Amherst, the Mark Twain comedy Is He Dead? at the Kavinoky, the Subversive Theatre Collective's Ouroboros at the Manny Fried playhouse, and The Secret Lives of Girls at the Allendale Theatre, presented by Theatre of Youth.