Underground Railroad Game
Named one of the top ten theater experiences of 2016 by the NY Times, this piercing performance from Philadelphia-based company Lightning Rod Special is a rapid-fire 75 minutes of sketch comedy and excruciating American history, set in a middle school classroom. ‘62 Center at Williams College, Williamstown. 8 p.m.
Life is What You Make It
Emmy Award-winning composer, musician and philanthropist Peter Buffett presents an intimate concert, multimedia show and candid conversation based on his bestselling autobiography, Life Is What You Make It: Find Your Own Path to Fulfillment. The Fisher Center at Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson.
March 16 & 17
High Mud Comedy Fest
MASS MoCA’s funniest festival returns for its third year with two days of laughs from headliner, and This American Life regular, Mike Birbiglia, plus comedic songstress Nellie McKay, former SNL castmember Sasheer Zamata, Reductress contributor Taylor Garron, Matteo Lane and Joyelle Nicole Johnson. North Adams.
This Evil Thing
Michael Mears will perform his one man play, the rarely told story of conscientious objectors in WWI. He’ll portray a gallery of characters from army generals and Prime Ministers to world-famous mathematicians. The play uses verbatim testimonies, a multi-layered soundscape and visual imagery. Old Chatham Quaker Meetinghouse. Potluck at 12:45 p.m., play at 1:45 p.m.