8/30/16: Today’s Top Tips: Tuesday
OPERA: “Madama Butterfly” @ the Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield. Berkshire Opera Festival launches its inaugural season with a production of Puccini’s masterpiece. 7:30pm. $20, $38, $63 & $98. Also at 7:30pm on Friday, September 2.
THEATER: “Broadway Bounty Hunter” @ Barrington Stage Company, Pittsfield. Inspired by the exploitation movies of the ’70s, Joe Iconis’ new musical follows a 60-ish-year-old, down-on-her-luck actor (played by Annie Golden of the Shirts and “Orange Is the New Black”) as she’s asked to become a bounty hunter and capture a South American drug lord. 7:30pm. $52. Through Sunday, September 4. GO HERE to read review…
FILM: “Paris is Burning” @ PS21, Chatham. A chronicle of New York’s drag scene in the 1980s, focusing on balls, voguing and the ambitions and dreams of those who gave the era its warmth and vitality. 8:30pm. FREE.