In an inconspicuous brick building on a side street in Somerville, the staff at Costume Works creates elaborate, often fantastical costumes for theater, opera, dance, and other companies. 1:17 p.m.
Robert Swinston, a longtime Cunningham dancer and now the director of his own troupe, brings three Cunningham works to Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival. The dancers are terrific, the setting ideal, the timing glorious. 12:51 p.m.
The Tony-winning star of “Beautiful’’ and “Waitress’’ will talk about her career and sing tunes from her shows at the Colonial with Seth Rudetsky. 5:52 p.m.
Lenox, Williamstown, Stockbridge, and Pittsfield are filled with attractions for hikers, art lovers, history buffs, not to mention dining options for anyone who likes to eat out. 6:31 p.m.
A sampling of the most promising productions. 5:32 p.m.
Apollinaire Theatre Company is staging the Tony Award-winning play at PORT Park in Chelsea. 1:11 p.m.
While the dances on the company’s program share an athletically rubbery, kinetically articulate movement vocabulary, the dancers are full of individuality. 1:26 p.m.
Director Lee Mikeska Gardner and an extraordinary cast deliver a first-class production of Caryl Churchill’s 1979 play about colonialism, oppression, sexual politics, and power. 6:16 p.m.