THEATER: “The Pillowman” @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. Channel Z Theater presents Martin McDonagh’s bold, dark comedy about a hapless writer living in a police state who is interrogated about the gruesome content of his short stories and their similarities to a number of bizarre child murders occurring in his town. Directed by Irma Zehr. 1:30pm. $15; students & seniors $12. Through Tuesday, February 5.
FILM: Fritz Lang’s “Die Nibelungen,” Part II: “Kriemhild’s Revenge” @ Time + Space Limited, Hudson. 2pm. $10; students $7.50.
THEATER: “The Last Five Years” @ the Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy. Troy Civic Theatre presents Jason Robert Brown’s musical that chronicles the five-year relationship between a rising novelist and an aspiring actress. Directed by Rachael Sheffer. 2pm. $15; students & seniors $13.