8/3/15: Today’s Top Tips: Monday

August 3rd, 2015, 7:00 am by Greg

MUSIC: Ramblin Jug Stompers @ Dana Park, Albany. 78 RPM tunes for the 21st century. With Werthner & Frederick. 5:30pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert schedule…

MUSIC: Jim Gaudet & the Railroad Boys @ McGeary’s Pub, Albany. Bluegrass on wry. 7:30pm. FREE.

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MUSIC/THEATER/FUNDRAISER: Broadway in the Berkshires @ the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Great Barrington. Hosted by Emmy Award-winning talk show legend Dick Cavett, the benefit show for Shakespeare & Company is directed by Sam Scalamoni, featuring a magical evening of all-star entertainment. 6pm. $75 & $125.

MUSIC: Jocelyn Arndt @ The Falcon, Marlboro. The soulful Fort Plain rocker and her band kick off their weekly residency. 7pm. Donations encouraged.

MUSIC: Jazz Caravan @ Elks Lodge Lawn, Albany. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert schedule…

THEATER: “Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune” @ the Fitzpatrick Main Stage, Stockbridge. The bewildering journey of finding love in the modern world sets the premise for Terrence McNally’s bittersweet comedy. Directed by Karen Allen. 7pm. $62. Through Saturday, August 22.

CABARET: Sally Wilfert @ Mr. Finn’s Cabaret at Barrington Stage Co., Pittsfield. “Fresh and Fancy Free.” 8pm. $35.

MUSIC: Sandalwood @ Rotterdam Senior Citizens Center Lawn, Rotterdam. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert schedule…

THEATER: “I Saw My Neighbor On the Train and I Didn’t Even Smile” @ the Unicorn Theatre, Stockbridge. It’s the world premiere of Suzanne Heathcote’s play, starring Keira Naughton as a hum-drum bookkeeper whose life is is forever altered by the arrival of her troubled niece. 7pm. $50. Through Saturday, August 15.

THEATER ON SCREEN: “Everyman” @ the Spectrum 8 Theatres, Albany. Academy Award nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor takes on the title role in this dynamic new production of one of English drama’s great primal, spiritual dramas, directed by the National Theatre’s new Director Rufus Norris. 7pm.

FILM: “I Am Chris Farley” @ the Spectrum 8 Theatres, Albany. The documentary recounts the life story of the comic actor from his early days in Wisconsin to “Saturday Night Live” and his hit films “Tommy Boy” and “Black Sheep.” One screening only. 6:30pm.