Theater presents Ken Ludwig’s comedy Moon Over Buffalo,
a story about the chaotic lives and goings-on of people in
a traveling theater production. The production promises to
explain why theater people have the mantra “the show must
go on.” Actors turn up missing or pregnant, and other mishaps
ensue as a powerful Hollywood producer stops by for a surprise
Over Buffalo will be performed at the Spa Little Theater
at Saratoga State Park beginning tomorrow (Friday, Oct. 10).
A preview performance will be held tonight (Thursday, Oct.
9) at 8:15 PM for $10. The show will run for three consecutive
weekends (Oct. 10-11, 17-19 and 24-26). Friday and Saturday
performances are at 8:15 PM; on Saturday, Oct. 24, there also
will be a 4 PM show. Sunday matinee performances will be at
2 PM. A dinner package is available at Lillian’s Restaurant.
All tickets are $21 and $19. For more information or to order
tickets, call the Home Made Theater Box Office at 587-4427.
Crucible, Maureen Stapleton Theater, Hudson Valley
Community College, Troy. Arthur Miller’s classic play. 10/10-12,
17-19. $12, $10 students, seniors. 590-0273.
Mansfield’s Fox Hunt, New World Home Cooking, Route
212, Woodstock. Interactive murder-mystery play. Dinner and
show, $39.95. Seating begins at 6:30 PM. 10/9, 16 and 23.
Over Buffalo, Home Made Theater, Spa Little Theater,
Saratoga State Park, Saratoga Springs. Comedy about a touring
theater production gone awry. 10/10-26. $21, $19. Dinner package
available at Lillian’s restaurant. 587-4427.
Spirit, Revolution Hall, 425 River St., Troy. Masque
Theater presents Noel Coward’s comedy. Through 10/12. $12.
of a Nightingale, Oldcastle Theatre Company, Bennington
Center for the Arts, Route 9 and Gypsy Lane, Bennington, Vt.
Oldcastle’s associate artistic director Richard Howe performs
as Tennessee Williams. Through 10/9. (802) 447-0564.
Crazy Time, Holiday Inn Turf at Lake George, Route
9, Lake George. Dinner-theater comedy about midlife crises.
Through 10/18. Tue-Sat, 6:30 PM. $49.50. Matinees: Wed, Thu,
some Sat. $41. For reservations, 668-5781.
Faustus, Capital Repertory Theatre, 111 N. Pearl St.,
Albany. A free adaptation of Christoper Marlowe’s play. Through
10/19, 7:30 PM. 445-7469.
Ghent Playhouse, Route 66 and Town Hall Road, Ghent.
By Hamilton Deane and John L. Balderston. Through 12. 392-6264.
Frome, Shakespeare & Company, Founder’s Theatre,
Lenox, Mass. The return of Shakespeare & Co.’s popular
adaptation of Edith Wharton’s classic. Through 10/26. For
times and ticket info, (413) 637-3353.
Committed, Theater Barn, New Lebanon. A one-person
comedy about a reservation clerk at a trendy restaurant. Through
10/12. Thu-Fri, 8 PM; Sat, 5 and 8 PM; Sun, 2 PM. 794-8989.
Menagerie, Oldcastle Theatre Company, Bennington Center
for the Arts, Route 9 and Gypsy Lane, Bennington, Vt. The
Tennessee Williams classic. Through 10/12. (802) 447-0564.
Steamer No. 10 Theatre, 500 Western Ave., Albany.
Theater Voices presents a staged reading of Bertolt Brecht’s
play about the “heretical” scientist. 10/17-18. Fri, 8 PM;
Sat, 3 PM and 8 PM; Sun, 3 PM. Free. 438-5503.
the West Was Fun, Hope United Methodist Church, Hoosick
Street and South Lake Avenue, Troy. 10/17 and 24, 8 PM. 10/19,
2 PM. Tickets, $10. 10/25, dinner show at 6:30 PM. Tickets,
$20, $18 seniors and children. For reservations, 279-9031.
Will Make You Orphans, Changing Spaces, 306 Hudson
Ave., Albany. Sean Christopher Lewis in a politically charged,
one-man performance about a “confused white boy.” 10/18. 433-1537.
Eyre: A Musical, Schenectady Light Opera House, 826
State St., Schenectady. The Tony Award- nominated musical
based on Charlotte Bronte’s novel. 10/17-19, 23-26. Thu-Sat,
8 PM. Sun, 2 PM. $18, $9 children. 377-5101.
Life of Galileo, Bernhard Theater, Skidmore College,
Saratoga Springs. Production of the Bertolt Brecht play. 10/17-19,
23-26. $10, $7 students/seniors. 580-5439.
Misters, Carney’s Restaurant, Main Street, Ballston
Lake. A parody about a group of women trying to gain entry
into an all-male golf tournament. Dinner and show, $45. 399-9926.
and Bess, Proctor’s Theatre, 432 State St., Schenectady.
The Gershwins’ famous musical. 10/18. 2 and 8 PM. $29.50-$42.50.
Private Life of the Master Race, Performing Arts Center,
University at Albany, 1400 Washington Ave., Albany. Bertolt
Brecht’s play examining “human face of fascism,” and the “banality
of evil.” 10/17-25. $12, $8 students. 442-3997.
With My Aunt, Schenectady Civic Players, 12 S. Church
St., Schenectady. Comedy based on Graham Greene’s novel. 10/17-19,
22-26. $12. 382-2081.