MUSIC: Josh Ritter & the Royal City Band @ The Egg, Albany. In support of his upcoming new recording The Beast in its Tracks, Ritter returns to The Egg with his band. One of today’s foremost singer-songwriters embraces the topical while reaching for the timeless with songs that are firmly rooted in right now but are guaranteed to resonate for years to come. The Dunwells open the show. 7:30pm. $34.50.
THEATER: “Priscilla Queen of the Desert” @ Proctors, Schenectady. It’s opening night of the Broadway musical that tells the story of a trio of friends on a road trip of a lifetime, who hop aboard a battered old bus searching for love and friendship in the middle of the Australian outback. With a batch of fun-filled disco hits. 8pm. $20, $35, $45, $50, $60 & $70. Through Sunday.
TALK: “Time to Talk: The School to Prison Pipeline” @ Time + Space Limited, Hudson. Guest speaker Richard Smith is a reentry professional, guiding men and women as they emerge from prison. Potluck dinner at 6:30pm; talk at 7pm. $5.