8/11/17: Today’s Top Tips: Friday
MUSIC: Suzanne Vega @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. One of the most literate and poetic singer-songwriters of the rock era, she is also a folk-pop craftsman, with a string of radio-ready hits that began with “Luka” and “Tom’s Diner” and have continued though “Book of Dreams,” “99.9F,” “(I’ll Never Be) Your Maggie May” and “Pornographer’s Dream.” With the DuPont Brothers. 9pm. $45 & $60.
THEATER: “YOUARENOWHERE” @ EMPAC at RPI, Troy. Theater-maker Andrew Schneider presents his mind-bending Obie Award-winning experimental theater piece, inspired by quantum mechanics and parallel universes. 8pm. GO HERE for more info… UPDATE: This show is now officially sold out…
MUSIC: Philadelphia Orchestra @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs. Bramwell Tovey conducts American Classics Day Three featuring “Duo Concerto for Vibraphone and Marimba” (by Pat Metheny and Lyle Mays) performed with Christopher Deviney on vibraphone and She-e Wu on marimba. 8pm.
THEATER: “At Home at the Zoo” @ the Unicorn Theatre, Stockbridge. Directed by Eric Hill, Edward Albee’s “At Home at the Zoo (Zoo Story)” joins Albee’s classic 1959 play, “The Zoo Story,” with its prequel, “Homelife” (2004) written 45 years later. 8pm. $52. Through Saturday, August 26.
THEATER: “Glitches in Reality” @ Wood Theater, Glens Falls. The close-up magic act featuring illusionist Simon Coronel, is being directed by Chad Rabinovitz as a part of Adirondack Theatre Festival’s 23rd summer season. 5:30 & 8pm. $40. Through August 12.
MUSIC: Romie de Guise-Langlois @ Christ Episcopal Church, Cooperstown. The acclaimed clarinetist heads an ensemble for an all-Mozart program presented by the Cooperstown Summer Music Festival. 7:30pm. $25; $15 students.
THEATER: “Mamma Mia!” @ Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany. The smash hit jukebox musical is jam-packed with those sunny, irresistibly catchy songs of ABBA. Directed by Maggie Mancinelli-Cahill. 8pm. Through Sunday, August 13.
THEATER: “Oklahoma!” @ Glimmerglass Opera, Cooperstown. Rodgers and Hammerstein’s musical revolutionized the genre with its closely integrated book and score, in which a diverse assortment of individuals struggle to create lives for themselves in the newly settled Oklahoma Territory. Hit tunes include “People Will Say We’re in Love,” “I Cain’t Say No,” “Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin’” and “The Surrey with the Fringe on Top.” 7:30m. Through August 22.
MUSIC/FILM: Nite Train @ Riverside Gazebo, Coxsackie. Followed by “Smurfs: The Lost Village.” 6pm. FREE.
DANCE: Caleb Teicher & Company @ PS21, Chatham. A radiant performance of tap, jazz, and modern dance by one of the rising stars of the contemporary tap and jazz dance scene. 8pm. Also at 8pm on Saturday.
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