3/26/17: Today’s Top Tips: Sunday

March 26th, 2017, 7:00 am by Greg

THEATER/MUSIC/FILM: “Find Your Way Home” @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. A screening of the first act of the world premiere of the Irish musical theater production written by Jeff Strange and Jimmy Kelly and filmed at the Civic Theatre in Dublin, Ireland. With live performances by Ronan Tynan (the Irish Tenors), Alex Sharpe (Celtic Woman), Andy Cooney and the New McKrells. Followed by a Q&A with Strange and Kelly. 4pm. $25; $65 VIP. GO HERE for more info…

MUSIC: Steep Canyon Rangers @ the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Great Barrington. The Grammy Award-winning North Carolina-based quintet is best known as the backing band for Steve Martin, but they’ve also established themselves as a bluegrass force to be reckoned with. With banjoman Noam Pikelny (of the Punch Brothers). 7pm. $25-$60.

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MUSIC: Canal Street String Band @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. Celebrating “Folk Roots of the Grateful Dead,” from their jug band days as Mother McCree’s Uptown Jug Champions to today. 7pm. $20.

READING: Community of Writers Reading @ the Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy. The Hudson Valley Writers Guild hosts a reading by three Greater Nippertown writers – journalist Steve Barnes, poet/activist Nancy Klepsch and novelist Tom Swyers. 2pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Sheer Terror @ the Fuze Box, Albany. With Murderer’s Row, Aggresive Response and One Through Ten. 5pm. $15.

MUSIC: The Temptations and the Four Tops @ Proctors, Schenectady. A double-bill of classic Motown music. 8pm. $25–$70.50.

THEATER: “Souvenir: A Fantasia on the Life of Florence Foster Jenkins” @ Bridge Street Theatre, Catskill. Last chance! The true story of one of the worst opera “singers” of all time. Directed by Flo Hayle and starring Alison Davy. 2pm. $22 in advance; $25 at the door; $10 students. GO HERE for more info…

MUSIC: Langhorne Slim @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. The alt-country singer-songwriter brings his poignant,
confessional lyrics and his melodic style to back to town. With Caroline Spence. 8pm. $20.

THEATER: “Doubt, A Parable” @ Schenectady Civic Players, Schenectady. Last chance! John Patrick Shanley’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, as directed by Tom Templeton. 2:30pm.

THEATER: “An Iliad” @ Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany. Lisa Peterson and Denis O’Hare’s adaptation of Homer’s great epic tale fuses words and music in a spare, modern production starring David Barlow. 2pm. Through Sunday, April 2.

DANCE: “Sleeping Beauty” @ The Egg, Albany. New York Theatre Ballet dances the classic fairy tale story set to Tchaikovsky’s captivating score. 3pm. $18 for children; FREE for adults accompanying a child.

THEATER: “Wait Until Dark” @ Sand Lake Center for the Arts, Averill Park. A Circle Theatre Players’ production directed by Val Gray. 2:30pm. $18; $10 under age 18. Through Sunday, April 2.

THEATER: “The Women” @ Steamer No. 10 Theatre, Albany. The NorthEast Theatre Ensemble presents Clare Boothe Luce’s 1936 play, directed by Suzanna Bornn. 3pm. $20; $10 students & seniors. Through Sunday, April 2.