8/3/15: Today’s Top Tips: Monday
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.
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.
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.