8/18/14: Today’s Tips: Monday
THEATER: “One Woman Show” @ Barrington Stage Co., Pittsfield. Mr. Finn’s Cabaret hosts Shakina’s “One Woman Show,” recounting in song and story the exploits and misadventures that led to her gender transition, a story of surviving the ’90s and creating a new life in a new millennium. 8pm. $20.
FAIR: The Washington County Fair @ Washington County Fairgrounds, Greenwich. It’s opening day at the fair. Have you had your summer quota of fried dough yet? I didn’t think so… 5pm. $10; FREE age 13 & under.
OPERA: “Madame Butterfly” @ Glimmerglass Opera, Cooperstown. Conducted by Joseph Colaneri; directed by Francesca Zambello. Delicate and vulnerable yet possessed of a steely resolve, Puccini’s unforgettable heroine risks ostracization to be with her love, a handsome American naval officer. When he proves untrue, she unflinchingly chooses the only honorable path available to her. 1:30pm. $26, $55, $78, $95 & $115; $10, $15, $20 & $25 youth 18 & under.
MUSIC: Voodoo Orchestra North @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. Fab jazz drummer Bobby Previte leads a Hudson Valley all-star band devoted to exploring the music of Miles Davis’s eternal electric jazz-funk masterpiece, Bitches Brew. 8pm. $7.