5/14/14: Today’s Tips: Wednesday
THEATER: “The God Game” @ Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany. It’s 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. 2 & 7:30pm. $20, $40 & $50. Through May 25.
MUSIC: Williams Small Jazz Ensembles @ Williams College’s Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, Williamstown. 7pm. FREE.
FILM: “Next Goal Wins” @ the Spectrum 8 Theatres, Albany. A one-night-only screening. American Samoa, officially the worst soccer team on earth, hasn’t scored a goal in four years. Can Dutch coach Thomas Rongen make them internationally competitive? Followed by a Skype interview with Coach Rongen. 6:45pm. $10; $8 seniors; $7.50 children.
ON THIS DATE 30 YEARS AGO: May 14, 1984, Local 518 band Bambi Manor made their debut performance at Bogie’s in Albany.