Theater

Through May 5: Arsenic and Old Lace A classic murder mystery farce about a madcap family who comically goes on a rampage. Thur.-Sun. $25+. Curtain Call Theatre, 1 Jeanne Jugan Lane, Latham, 518.877.7529; www.curtaincalltheatre.com

Through Jul. 1: Sister Act This musical is based on the comedic movie starring Whoopi Goldberg with fantastic dance routines and songs inspired by Motown, soul, and disco. The engaging plot is centered around disco diva Deloris Van Cartier, who hides in a convent disguised as a nun after witnessing a murder. $53+. Westchester Broadway Theatre, 1 Broadway Plaza, Elmsford, 914.592.2222; www.broadwaytheatre.com

May 4–20: Guys and Dolls In this fun musical, based on Damon Runyon stories, two gamblers – Sky Masterson and Nathan Detroit – scheme to outwit the police and play their illegal floating craps game, while one dodges marriage and the other woos a mission “doll.” Popular songs include “A Bushel and a Peck,” and “I’ve Never Been in Love Before.”  Fri-Sun. $25 adults, $20 seniors/children. County Players at the Falls Theatre, 2681 W. Main St., Wappingers Falls, 845.298.1491; www.countyplayers.org 

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May 11–Jun. 2: The Fox on the Fairway When archrivals at a private country club get involved in wagers, golf, injuries, and romance, uproarious mayhem ensues. Enjoy the fun as these zany characters do whatever it takes to save face, win their bets, and get their lives in order. Fri.-Sun. $25 adults, $22 seniors/students. Elmwood Playhouse, 10 Park St, Nyack, 845.353.1313; www.elmwoodplayhouse.com

May 24–Jun. 3: Damn Yankees In this witty classic, a middle-aged baseball fanatic sells his soul to the devil to help The Washington Senators win the World Series. Hit songs such as “Heart,” “Whatever Lola Wants,”and “Shoeless Joe from Hannibal MO,” are featured. Thurs.-Sun. $15+. Mac-Hayden Theatre, 1925 Rte 203, Chatham, 518.392.9292; www.machaydntheatre.org


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Steve Solomon’s “My Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish & I’m in Therapy” is one of the longest-running one-man comedy shows in Broadway history. An enormously funny look at family relationships and the absurdity of the things people do has become a trademark routine of this award-winning comic. May 5, $39+. Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St, Tarrytown, 914.631.3390; www.tarrytownmusichall.org

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