THEATER: “American Idiot” @ Proctors, Schenectady. It’s opening night for the rock musical based on Green Day’s concept album of the same name. 8pm. $20, $45, $60 & $70. Through Thursday.
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. 7:30pm. $15; students & seniors $12.
Justin Case: It was indeed a great show and those are some amazing pictures. The only thing I take exception to is...
Writers want to summarize: What does this mean? What did we learn from this? That's a very 19th-century way of thinking about art, because it assumes that it should make our lives better or teach us something.