2012-04-04 / Entertainment

Theater

thurs. 5

Let’s Murder Marsha — By Monk Ferris and directed by Jay Desiderio. Marsha is hopelessly addicted to reading murder mysteries. While eavesdropping on her husband’s plans for her birthday surprise, Marsha is convinced that he is plotting to kill her. With the help of her next door neighbor, Marsha tries to turn the tables on them, which of course results in further misunderstandings. Performances: Dinner at 6 p.m., and show at 7 p.m. April 5, 7, 12, 19, 21, 22, 26, 29, May 3, 6, 10, 12, 13, 17, 19 and 20, Desiderio’s Dinner Theatre, 5827 Broadway, Lancaster; $. 683-7767

wed. 11

A Grand Night for Singing — Rogers & Hammerstein’s stunning musical revue presented by MusicalFare. Production includes numbers from Oklahoma!, South Pacific, The Sound of Music, The King & I and Carousel. Stars Charmange Chi, Maria Graham, Jennifer Hollands, John Kaczorowski and Tom Owen under the direction of Michael J. Walline. Performances: 7p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday; 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday; and 2 p.m. Sundays, Wednesday, April 11 through Sunday, May 20 at Daemen College’s Time Warner Cable Stage at MusicalFare Theatre, 4380 Main St., Amherst; $. 839-8540, www.musicalfare.com

ongoing: now-April 7

Secrets of the Trade — A coming of age comedy by Jonathan Tolins presented by Buffalo United Artists under the direction of Drew McCabe. Performances: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, now through Saturday, April 7 at BUA Theatre, 119 W. Chippewa St., Buffalo; $. 886-9239, www.buffalobua.org

Elegy for Stanley Gorski — Presented by Subversive Theatre Collective, the drama by Emanual Fried is under the direction of Kurt Schneiderman. Performances: 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, April 7, The Manny Fried Playhouse, 255 Great Arrow Ave., third floor, Buffalo; $. 408-0499

now-April 21

Come Back, Little Sheba — By William Inge and directed by Joseph Natale. Performances: 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, through Saturday, April 21, the New Phoenix Theatre, New Phoenix Theatre, 95 Johnson Park, Buffalo; $. 853-1334, www.newphoenixtheatre.com

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