12/15/16: Today’s Top Tips: Thursday
MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: The McKrells @ Albany School of Humanities, Albany. The McKrells’ annual Christmas show with a special appearance by the school’s sixth grade. 7pm. $10; $8 children; $2 discount with a new unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots.
READING: “Regrettable Tales and Redemptive Music The Last Gasp 2016” @ the Savoy Taproom, Albany. Multi-talented man-about town Richard Lovrich reads offbeat tales with multi-media asists from DJ Trumastr and Persephone Pomme. 8pm.
MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: Melodies of Christmas @ Proctors, Schenectady. The annual holiday show featuring the Empire State Youth Orchestra and Youth Chorale with special guests Fireworks Ensemble, the Northeast Ballet and Orlando’s School of Dance. 7pm. Through Sunday.
THEATER: “Camelot” @ theREP, Albany. “In short, there’s simply not a more congenial spot. For happily ever aftering than here in Camelot…” The classic Lerner and Loewe musical stars Kevin McGuire as King Arthur. 7:30pm. $25-$65. Through December 24. GO HERE to read review…
THEATER: “Holiday Memories” @ Bridge Street Theatre, Catskill. Truman Capote’s “The Thanksgiving Visitor” and “A Christmas Memory” adapted for the stage by Russell Vandenbroucke and directed by John Sowle. 7:30pm. $20; $10 age 21 & under. Through December 18.
THEATER: “A Christmas Carol” @ the Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield. Travis G. Daly directs the annual community production adapted from Charles Dickens’ holiday classic. 7pm. $38; $28 children ages 16 & under. Through Thursday, December 22.
OPEN MIC/READING: Third Thursday Poetry Night @ Social Justice Center, Albany. Poet Philomena Moriarty will be the featured reader. Dan Wilcox hosts. With a visit from Sanity Claus. Sign-up at 7pm; reading at 7:30pm.
FILM: “Tree Man” @ The Linda, Albany. François, a “Tree Man” and father of three from Québec, returns to the same Manhattan street corner every year to deliver the magic of the season. With director Jon Reiner. 7pm. $8.
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