Actors Around Town

February 23rd, 2015, 12:30 pm by Greg
Richard Dreyfuss

Richard Dreyfuss

With last night’s Academy Awards still fresh in our memories, let’s take a quick look at a few newly announced events around town that find actors doing something a little bit different:

AN EVENING WITH RICHARD DREYFUSS
Club Helsinki, Hudson
Sunday, March 15, 8pm
$100
“Jaws.” “Close Encounters of the Third Kind.” “American Graffiti.” “The Goodbye Girl.” “Mr. Holland’s Opus.” Hear stories from the Academy Award-winning actor and participate in an intimate, no-holds-barred Q&A session. A benefit for Columbia Memorial Health.

CHAZZ PALMINTERI PERFORMS “A BRONX TALE”
Proctors, Schenectady
Sunday, March 22, 3pm
$54
In “A Bronx Tale,” actor and playwright Chazz Palminteri brings his classic coming-of-age story to vivid life, playing multiple roles as he depicts a young boy’s rough childhood in 1960s-era Bronx and the unforgettable people he encountered. The piece premiered off-Broadway in 1989, and a 1993 feature film version was directed by Robert De Niro.

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“THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS: MUSINGS FROM THE PEN OF BERKSHIRE WOMEN WRITERS”
The Unicorn Theatre, Stockbridge
Sunday, March 22, 3pm
$30
Karen Allen, Lauren Ambrose, Amber Chand, Hilary Somers Deely, Kate Maguire, Corinna May, Barbara Sims and others read selections from the pens of Francis Anne Kemble, Catharine Maria Sedgwick, Harriett Beecher Stowe, Sheila Weller and Edith Wharton. A benefit for the Berkshire Festival of Women Writers.