July 6–23: Saturday Night Fever Featuring the biggest hits of the decade by The Bee Gees, this disco inferno theatrical show will have you dancing down memory lane and longing for the days of bell-bottoms and boogie shoes. The epic hits include “Jive Talkin’,” “Night Fever,” and “Stayin’ Alive!” Call for times. $15+. • Mac-Hayden Theatre, 1925 Rt 203, Chatham, 518.392.9292; www.machaydntheatre.org
July 14–Aug 5: On Golden Pond Ethel and Norman Thayer spend their summers on Golden Pond. This year, their adult daughter visits, along with her new man and his teen son. The turbulent relationships and the difficulties facing a couple in the twilight of their lives all combine in this touching American classic. Fri. & Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 2 p.m. • Elmwood Playhouse, 10 Park St, Nyack, 845.353.1313; www.elmwoodplayhouse.com
July 15: Meow Meow Post-modern diva Meow Meow’s unique brand of kamikaze cabaret kitsch and performance art exotica has hypnotized, inspired, and terrified audiences worldwide. The spectacular crowd-surfing queen of song performs an explosive evening of music, politics, mayhem, and magnificence. 8:30 p.m., $25+. • Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College, 60 Manor Ave, Annandale-on-Hudson, 845.758.7900; www.fishercenter.bard.edu
Through July 16: Green Day’s American Idiot The two-time Tony Award-winning hit musical, based on the Grammy Award-winning album of the same name, is an energy-fueled rock opera which strikes numerous chords in the world we are all living in. 8 p.m. Fri. & Sat., 3 p.m. Sun., $25/$27.
July 22: No Tune Like a Show Tune: The Great American Songbook Michael Berkeley & Friends put on a nostalgic and fast-paced musical revue, featuring favorites from the greatest songwriters that keep America singing. 3 p.m. & 8 p.m., $22/$24.