9/30/18: Today’s Top Tips: Sunday
MUSIC: The Supersuckers @ the Hangar on the Hudson, Troy. Eddie Spaghetti leads the legendary rockers into town on their 30th anniversary tour featuring Featuring a country set plus Smoke of Hell and La Mano Cornuda in their entirety and more. With Blackcat Elliot. 7:30pm. $20.
MUSIC: Dylan Perrillo Orchestra @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. A colorful ensemble of a dozen young musicians who have come together from all corners of Greater Nippertown to honor the roots of jazz. They sound like a big band straight out of the 1920s, yet handle jazz classics with a freshness that makes the listener believe they just wrote this material yesterday. 7pm. $24.
THEATER: The Royale @ Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany. Inspired by the true story of trailblazing boxer Jack Johnson, the drama bristles with the thrilling rapid-fire dialogue and rhythmic punctuation of playwright Marco Ramirez (Netflix’s “Daredevil,” “Orange Is the New Black”). This powerhouse play brings to explosive life the ultimate fight for a man’s place in history. 2pm. Through Sunday, October 14. GO HERE to read review…
THEATER: “Catastrophe Carnivale: An Evening of Beckett Shorts” @ the Gasholder Building, Troy. Last chance! The envelope-pushing Troy Foundry Theatre kicks off its sophomore season with Krapp’s Last Tape and a handful of others short plays – Act Without Words I & II, Catastrophe, Come and Go and Play – from the pen of Samuel Beckett. 2pm. $18; seniors $15; students $10.
THEATER: In the Heights @ Schenectady Light Opera Company, Schenectady. Last chance! Set to the Latin rhythms and hip-hop lyrics of Lin-Manuel Miranda (creator of Hamilton), the musical was the winner of the 2008 Tony Awards for Best Musical, Best Score, Best Choreography, and Best Orchestrations. Peter Caracappa directs the SLOC production. 2pm. $22-$28.
MUSIC: Roy Zimmerman @ the Eighth Step at Proctors’ The Addy: Dance Studio, Schenectady. The singer-songwriter arrives in town in support of his new album, RiZe Up, featuring some of his notorious song parodies and funny original songs about ignorance, war and greed. 7:30pm. $22-$35.
THEATER: Naked @ the Unicorn Theatre, Stockbridge. Eric Hill directs Nicholas Wright’s new version of Luigi Pirandello’s play which follows the story of a woman, in the midst of questioning her existence, as the men around her impose their view of her into the world. 2pm. $52. Through Sunday, October 28.
DANCE: Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. A mix of dance and music fuses the traditional with the contemporary in a classic tale. The show features cutting edge technology including a giant flat screen that spans the width of the stage, special effects lighting, dancing robots and world champion acrobats. 8pm. $34.50, $39.50, $49.50, $59.50 & $74.50.
STORYTELLING: The Moth StorySLAM @ Skidmore College’s Zankel Music Center, Saratoga Springs. 10 students will take the microphone and tell a five-minute story about a personal transformation or metamorphosis. A Moth host will emcee the event, which will be recorded for possible broadcast on a future episode of “The Moth Radio Hour” — presented by PRX, the Public Radio Exchange, and airing on hundreds of radio stations — as well as on The Moth Podcast. 7pm. FREE; but tickets are required.
WORKSHOP: Night of the Living Dead SFX Make-Up Workshop @ National Museum of Dance, Saratoga Springs. Professional film and television make-up artist Pat Moore-Theis (“Men In Black 3,” “The Avengers,” “The Thing on the Doorstep”) teaches how to apply make-up inspired by the iconic film. 2pm. $15 covers the cost of materials, plus an opportunity to complete your zombie training and be part of iTheatre Saratoga’s production of Night of the Living Dead.
THEATER: Biloxi Blues @ Curtain Call Theatre, Latham. Dan Ventresca directs the second in Neil Simon’s coming-of-age trilogy. This play follows the adventures of Eugene Jerome when he joins the Army near the end of WWII and learns about life and love. 3pm. Through Saturday, October 13.
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