Through Feb. 3: On Clover Road Written by Steven Dietz, this play is set in a seedy, abandoned motel with a distraught mother desperate to be reunited with her cult-member daughter who has been missing for more than four years. Fri/Sat 8 p.m., Sun 2 p.m., $25 adults, $22 seniors and students.  Elmwood Playhouse, 10 Park St, Nyack, 845.353.1313;

Through Feb. 4: Clever Little Lies Joe DiPietro has written a hilarious and shattering play about the ups and downs of love and marriage. When a husband returns home a bit on edge from a tennis match with his son, his wife knows something is wrong and is determined to find out the truth. Fri./Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 2 p.m., $22 general admission, $10 students.  The Ghent Playhouse, 6 Town Hall Place, Ghent, 518.392.6264;

Through Feb. 4: Hedda Gabler A frustrated newlywed bored by her dull husband finds comfort in a former love interest, a budding writer like her husband; but when tragedy strikes, death is the only answer. Not suitable for children.  Fri./Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 3 p.m., $23. Feb. 2–18: A Doll’s House The theme of the new 2018 season for the Performing Arts is “A Year of Women,” highlighting the female gender in various capacities. They start with this Henrik Ibsen classic about a woman who transcends traditional domestic roles in a riveting search for identity. Not appropriate for children. Fri./Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 3 p.m., $23. The Center for the Performing Arts at Rhinebeck, 661 Route 308, Rhinebeck, 845.876.3080; 

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Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella, a Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, is coming to West Point to delight audiences with its contemporary take on the classic tale. The show features some of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s most beloved songs, including “In My Own Little Corner,” “Impossible/It’s Possible,” and “Ten Minutes Ago.” Feb 11, 5 p.m., check website for ticket prices. Eisenhower Hall Theatre, 655 Pitcher Rd, West Point, 845.938.4159;

Funny Girl is the 1968 romantic comedy starring Barbra Streisand, who won an Oscar for her performance in this biopic of comedienne Fanny Brice. Brice grows from poverty in New York’s Lower East Side to become one of the stars of the Ziegfeld Follies in the 1920s. The film also stars Omar Sharif as Nick Arnstein, her gambling, resentful husband. Feb. 12, 7 p.m., $5. Palace Theatre, 19 Clinton Ave, Albany, 518.465.4663;

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