THEATER: “A Christmas Story” @ Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany. Jean Shepherd’s story made quite an impact on the big screen with the 1983 film starring Peter Billingsley as Ralphie. How will it translate to the stage? Find out at tonight’s opening night performance. 7:30pm. $16-$53. (Through Sunday, January 2)
MUSIC: Capital Underground Live @ Savannah’s, Albany. Imagining Lennon featuring Tom Raider remembers the life and music of John Lennon on the 30th anniversary of the Beatle’s death. With Jeffery Tario. 8pm. FREE.