Now – April 1
Christopher Isherwood’s Tony Award-winning musical is set amid the backdrop of 1930’s Germany as it begins to slide toward the Nazis. An American writer living in Berlin meets an eccentric dancer at a decadent and vulgar cabaret called The Kit Kat Club, and his life is changed forever. The Ghent Playhouse.
April 6 – April 15
The Lion in Winter
King Henry II invites his wife and three sons to spend the holiday with him. Henry wants his kingdom to stay untied after his death, but all three sons want to rule. Henry favors the youngest, while Eleanor favors the eldest. Who wins? Who loses? Who survives Christmas in Chinon? The Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck.
WAM Theatre’s “Fresh Takes” play reading series presents an American premiere from Stef Smith, one of Scotland’s most talked about playwrights. In Swallow, three strangers are about to face their demons head on. Balanced precariously on a tipping point, they might be able to save one another if they can overcome their urge to self-destruct. Six Depot Cafe, West Stockbridge. 3:30 p.m.