3/10/17: Today’s Top Tips: Friday
MUSIC: Capitle @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany. It’s an EP release party for a pair of discs – Greatest Hits and Melodies of Capitle” – from Albany first true hardcore punk band. With Murderers Row, Early Grabs, DJ Johnny OH!, burlesque acts and go-go-girls, including Scooter Pie, Maxine de la Obscene, Redd d’Noir and Chevie Supernova. 8pm doors. $5; $10 with EP; $20 with EP & t-shirt.
MUSIC: Ilusha Tsinadze @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. The singer-guitarist Ilusha Tsinadze, a native of the nation of Georgia (the one on the Black Sea), brings along his Brooklyn-based trio for their Greater Nippertown debut. 8pm. $20. GO HERE to win FREE tickets…
MUSIC: Trey Anastasio @ the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy. It’s a solo acoustic evening with the Phish guitar hero. 7:30pm. $65, $70, $75.
THEATER: “Into the Woods” @ Schenectady Light Opera Company, Schenectady. Director Brian Sheldon helms the Stephen Sondheim/James Lapine musical that explores wishes, family, and the choices we make as told through familiar fairy tale characters by the Brothers Grimm. 8pm. $18-$28. Through Sunday, March 19.
TALK: Tobias Wolff @ Hudson Valley Community College’s Bulmer Telecommunications Center Auditorium, Troy. The renowned author of “This Boy’s Life,” “Our Story Begins” and more was presented a National Medal of Arts by President Barack Obama in 2015. 11am. FREE.
THEATER: “Into the Woods” @ Schenectady Light Opera Company, Schenectady. Brian Sheldon directs Stephen Sondheim’s musical inspired by the Brothers Grimm fairy tales. 8pm. $22, $24 & $28. Through Sunday, March 19.
MUSIC: The Ten Tenors @ the Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield. With six platinum albums under their collective belt, Australia’s internationally acclaimed singing group lands in Pittsfield. 8pm. $25, $40 & $75.
THEATER: “The Book Club Play” @ Hubbard Hall, Cambridge. The award winning playwright Karen Zacarias’ comedy focuses on the fun, frivolity and deeply serious politics found in our beloved book clubs. 7:30pm. $25; $10 students ages 22 & under. Through Sunday, March 19. GO HERE for review…
THEATER: “Godspell” @ the Cohoes Music Hall, Cohoes. Park Playhouse kicks off its year round residency with a production of Stephen Schwartz’s classic musical as presented by Greater Nippertown teens. 8pm. $25; $15 students age 18 & under. Through Sunday, March 12.