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Through Nov 5: Clue The “Whodunit?” board game popular for decades has been brought to life in a hysterically comedic stage production where the infamous guests try and figure out the “Who,” “What,” and “Where” of a character’s murder. Fri. & Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 3 p.m., $22/$24.  Nov 10–19: Girlfriend from Hell An intriguing '80s horror/comedy/rock musical in the vein of Rocky Horror Picture Show. Book, music, and lyrics by Hudson Valley native, Sean Matthew Whiteford. Not appropriate for youths. Fri. & Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 3 p.m., $25. • Center for the Performing Arts at Rhinebeck, 661 Route 308, Rhinebeck, 845.876.3080; www.centerforperformingarts.org

Nov 4–5, 10–12: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) A crazy, fast-paced romp through 37 of Shakespeare’s plays in just 97 minutes. Comically ridiculous men in unseemly tights take you on a wild ride through Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies in a humorous dash that would make Shakespeare’s head spin — and yours, as well. Nov 4, 10, & 11 at 8 p.m., Nov 5 & 12 at 3 p.m., $24. • Playhouse at Museum Village, 1010 Route 17M, Monroe, 845.294.9465; www.ctmwp.org

Nov 10–Dec. 9: The Bridges of Madison County This new musical based on the best-selling novel is about a lonely farmer’s wife who has an affair with a visiting photographer doing a feature on covered bridges when her husband and children leave for a trip to the county fair. Weekends at 8 p.m. & 2 p.m., $29 adults, $27 seniors/students. • Elmwood Playhouse, 10 Park St, Nyack, 845.353.1313; www.elmwoodplayhouse.com

Through Nov 26: Annie Get Your Gun Buffalo Bill’s traveling Wild West Show is the setting for this popular theatrical performance about the sharpshooting skills of Annie Oakley. A rootin’ tootin’ hootenanny production based on the real-life times of Annie Oakley as she toured with the popular Wild West show, where she meets her match with fellow sharpshooter Frank Butler. Both are competitive and stubborn as the bull’s-eye turns to romance. Various days/times, $50+. • Westchester Broadway Theatre, 1 Broadway Plaza, Elmsford, 914.592.2222; www.broadwaytheatre.com

Our Pick: 

Biscuit, an ArtsPower musical based on the popular children’s books series, written by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, features a frolicking little puppy who loves exploring, making new friends, and stirring up some mischief. When a little girl receives Biscuit as a birthday present, this rambunctious puppy needs to learn how to behave and accept being part of a family. Nov 19, 11 a.m. & 1:30 p.m., $15. Emelin Theatre, 153 Library Lane, Mamaroneck, 914.698.0098; www.emelin.org

 

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