Steamer No. 10 Theatre, 500 Western Ave., Albany. Theater Voices
presents a staged reading of Bertolt Brechts play about the
heretical scientist. 10/17-18. Fri, 8 PM; Sat, 3 PM
and 8 PM; Sun, 3 PM. Free. 438-5503.
Gilly Hopkins, Catskill Mountain Foundation Bookstore, Main
Street, Hunter. A musical based on the novel by Katherine Paterson.
10/17-26. $10, $8. 263-4233.
How 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.
I 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, 9 PM. 433-1537.
Jane Eyre: A Musical, Schenectady Light Opera House,
826 State St., Schenectady. The Tony Award-nominated musical based
on Charlotte Brontes novel. 10/17-19, 23-26. Thu-Sat, 8 PM.
Sun, 2 PM. $18, $9 children. 377-5101.
The 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.
The Misters, Carneys 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.
Porgy and Bess, Proctors Theatre, 432 State St., Schenectady.
The Gershwins famous musical. 10/18. 2 PM and 8 PM. $29.50-$42.50.
The Private Life of the Master Race, Performing Arts
Center, University at Albany, 1400 Washington Ave., Albany. Bertolt
Brechts play examining human face of
fascism, and the banality of evil. 10/17-25. $12,
$8 students. 442-3997.
Rosemary, Capital Repertory Theatre, 111 North Pearl
St., Albany. A staged reading of a play about the eldest Kennedy daughter,
who received a prefrontal lobotomy in 1941 and has been institutionalized
ever since. 10/21, 7 PM. $8. 462-4531.
Steel Magnolias, Cultural Arts Center, Greeneville.
A production of Robert Harlings play, which was later made into
a movie starring Julia Roberts. 10/25, 7:30 PM. 10/26, 2:30 PM. $10,
$8 members. 966-4038.
Travels With My Aunt, Schenectady Civic Players, 12
S. Church St., Schenectady. Comedy based on Graham Greenes novel.
10/17-19, 22-26. $12. 382-2081.
The 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.
The Crucible, Maureen Stapleton Theater, Hudson Valley
Community College, Troy. Arthur Millers classic play. Through
10/19. $12, $10 students/seniors. 590-0273.
Dr. Faustus, Capital Repertory Theatre, 111 N. Pearl,
Albany. A free adaptation of Christoper Marlowes play. Through
10/25, 7:30 PM. 445-7469.
Ethan Frome, Shakespeare & Company, Founders
Theatre, Lenox, Mass. The return of Shakespeare & Co.s popular
adaptation of Edith Whartons classic. Through 10/26. For times
and ticket info, (413) 637-3353.
Lord Mansfields Fox Hunt, New World Home Cooking,
Route 212, Woodstock. Interactive murder-mystery play. Dinner and
show, $39.95. Seating begins at 6:30 PM. 10/16 and 23. (845) 247-4007.
Moon Over Buffalo, Home Made Theater, Spa Little Theater,
Saratoga State Park, Saratoga Springs. Comedy about a touring theater
production gone awry. Through 10/26. $19 and $21. Dinner package available
at Lillians restaurant. 587-4427.
Stage Struck, Curtain Call Theatre, 210 Old Loudon Road,
Latham. A comedy thriller about a stage manager, his actress wife
and their desire for revenge. 10/10-11/2. $18. 877-7529.
Born Yesterday, New York State Theatre Institute, Schacht
Fine Arts Center, Russell Sage College, Troy. A comedy about a naïve
showgirl and her involvement in an attempt to bribe a U.S. senator.
10/26-11/2. $20, $16 student/senior, $10 child. 274-3256.
The Diary of Anne Frank, Cohoes Music Hall, 58 Remsen
St., Cohoes. The story of the young victim of the holocaust. 10/24-11/9.
$18-$25. Students and seniors, $15-$20. 237-7999.
Hansel and Gretel, Steamer No. 10 Theatre, 500 Western
Ave., Albany. A version of the fable using actors and puppets. 10/25-10/3.
$12, $10 kids/seniors. 438-5503.
Lebensraum, StageWorks, 133 Warren St., Hudson. Israel
Horovitzs comedy about German-Jewish reconciliation. 10/28-11/15.
Losing Limbs and Other Vital Stuff, First Congregational
Church basement, 405 Quail St., Albany. The League of Justice playwrights
group presents four one-act works-in-progress by Albany playwrights.
10/24-25, 8 PM. $5 suggested donation. 462-2905.
Noises Off, James L. Meader Little Theatre, Russell
Sage College, Ferry Street, Troy. A farce presenting the misadventures
of a touring theater troupe. 10/24-11/2. $10. 244-2248.
The Real Inspector Hound, Main Street Stage, 57 Main
St., North Adams, Mass. The
Tom Stoppard play. 10/24-11/15. (413) 663-3240.
Rent, Proctors Theatre, 432 State St., Schenectady.
Musical based on Puccinis opera La Boheme. 10/27-29. $49.50-$29.50.
Up the Down Staircase, RPI Playhouse, 15th Street, Troy.
The RPI Players present Bel Kaufmans comedy. 10/24-25, 8 PM.