Five Fall Faves: Theater

All this week, we’ll be highlighting some of the fall season’s most promising arts, music and entertainment events around Nippertown. Mark your calendars.

Today’s spotlight is on theater:

“33 Variations” @ Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany. Now through Sunday, October 3. Moises Kaufman’s stunning drama about the power of music and the strength of our personal connections is given a first-rate, don’t-miss production, starring Tony nominee Barbara Walsh. $16-$45.

“FDR” @ Charles R. Wood Theater, Glens Falls. 7pm Wednesday, September 29. Ed Asner – winner of seven Emmy Awards and five Golden Globe Awards – takes on the role of the beloved president in this one-man play by Dore Schary. $75.

“Young Frankenstein” @ Proctors, Schenectady. Tuesday-Sunday, October 19-24. One word – Mel Brooks. $20, $35, $45, $50, $60, $70.

“The Crucible” @ Barrington Stage Co., Pittsfield. Wednesday, October 6-Sunday, October 24. BSC artistic director Julianne Boyd takes the reins to direct Arthur Miller’s classic tale of the quintessential witch hunt. $15-$35. (In conjunction with the play, BSC is also offering Symposia on Arthur Miller on Saturday and Sunday, October 9-10).

“The Truth: A Tragedy” @ MASS MoCA’s Hunter Center, North Adams. 8pm Saturday, October 9. Singer, actress and MASS MoCA regular, Cynthia Hopkins offers a tender, one-woman tribute to her father, a former school teacher whiling away the time in a New Hampshire nursing home. $16, $23; students $10.

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Click on over to tomorrow for five off-the-wall offerings from the fall arts and entertainment calendar.

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