5/6/14: Today’s Tips: Tuesday
Happy 83rd birthday, Willie Mays…
THEATER: “The God Game” @ Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany. It’s opening night for the world premiere of Suzanne Bradbeer’s powerful, three-character play that tackles the topics of religion and politics head-on. The bold, thought-provoking play is directed by Kristin Coury and stars Yvonne Perry, Laurence Lau and Jeffrey Binder. 7:30pm. $20, $40 & $50. Through May 25.
THEATER: “Flashdance: The Musical” @ Proctors, Schenectady. It’s the 30th anniversary of the film, and now it’s a live-on-stage musical – the tale of Alex Owens, a Pittsburgh steel mill welder by day and a bar dancer by night with dreams of one day making it big. What a feeling! 7:30pm. $20, $35, $50, $60 & $70. Through Sunday.
FILM/DISCUSSION: “Jerusalem” @ Proctors, Schenectady. In celebration of Israel Independence Day, it’s a one-screening-only of the National Geographic documentary. With a discussion led by Stephen M. Berk. 7pm. UPDATE: This film is sold out.