Harvey opens tonight!

This weekend, be sure to stop by and see Little Theatre’s production of Mary Chase’s Harvey, directed by Alexander Re! We’ve all been working very hard to bring you a laugh out loud comedy of errors of hilarious proportions. Join Harvey and the gang this Thursday (10/3) and Friday (10/4) at 8:00pm, and on Saturday (10/5) at 2:00pm. Doors open half an hour before showtimes.

For reservations email “ltclub@canisius.edu” or call 888-7824.

Admission is free and refreshments are served afterwards, we hope to see you soon!


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“Harvey” Cast List

Little Theatre is proud to announce the cast of Mary Chase’s Harvey, directed by Alexander Re. The show will be the first week of October.

Myrtle Mae Simmons—-Ashley Holmes
Veta Louise Simmons—-Erin Mount
Elwood P. Dowd—-Alfred Runkel

Miss Johnson—-Giana Marie Romanelli
Ethel Chauvenet—-Ashlyn Zgoda

Ruth Kelly—-Maria Ta

Duane Wilson—-Benjamin Caldwell

Lyman Sanderson—-Conor Shea

William R. Chumley—-Albert Falcone
Betty Chumley—-Nicolette Navarro

Omar Gaffney—-Matthew Giangreco
E.J. Lofgren—-Conor Toomb


First of all, we’d like to say “thank you!” to everyone who came out and auditioned for Harvey! Everyone did a terrific job.
If you were not cast, do not be discouraged. There are plenty of ways to get involved. We are still looking for more people for our production staff, so if you would be interested in filling one of those roles, PLEASE let us know by emailing our producers, Albert Falcone (falconea@canisius.edu) and Matt Lunghino (lunghinm@canisius.edu). Also, auditions for William Shakespeare’s, A Midsummer Night’s Dream will be held in a few weeks.

To those in the cast: We will be having a read-thru on FRIDAY at 7:00pm in the theatre. If you cannot attend, please let us know immediately, by emailing Alexander Re (rea@canisius.edu)  but make an effort to be there!! Also, tomorrow, there will be a cast list posted outside of the clubroom. Please initial next to your name to accept your role. You can pick up your script in the clubroom or we will hand them out at the read thru.

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Next LT show up soon!

Little Theatre’s production of Neil Simon’s “The Odd Couple” is underway! We have the frame of our set up and some rehearsal furniture onstage. Only 3.5 weeks till opening night (November 29 at 8 p.m!) See the full cast list below.

Michael Lillis and Albert Falcone working on their characters' complex relationship on our in-progress set.


Oscar Madison – Albert Falcone

Felix Unger – Michael Lillis

Speed – Patrick Zicari

Murray – Ben Caldwell

Vinnie – Alex Re

Roy – Alfred Runkel

Gwendolyn Pigeon – Ashley Holmes

Cecily Pigeon – Erin Mount

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2011-2012 Second Stage Shows!

The Canisius College Little Theatre is proud to announce the Second Stage Shows and Directors for  the 2011-2012 season!

In the fall, Kailey Balconi will be directing Ira Levin’s comedy thriller, Deathtrap, to run December 1st-3rd. Auditions dates will be held Monday, October 3rd from 2pm to 4pm in the Frisch Conference Room and on Tuesday, October 4th in the LT clubroom from 4:30-6:30pm.

In the Spring, Josh Robinson & Tyler Ianuzi will be co-directing Stephen Sondheim’s popular musical adaption of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, to run March 1st-3rd 2012. Auditions will be held in early December.



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