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Boston-area to do list

Peter Yang


Phish stories

In his glowing NPR review of “Fuego” by Phish, Michael Katzif had this to say about the rock band: “Phish albums must serve three masters: die-hards who’ve heard hundreds of hours’ worth of live recordings, newcomers who may be buying their first Phish album, and lapsed fans who feel they’ve outgrown the band.” July 1 at 7 p.m. $45, $60. Xfinity Center, 885 S. Main St., Mansfield. 800-745-3000. www.livenation.com


Bowles them over Before there was “Cabaret” there was John Van Druten’s play “I Am a Camera,” inspired by Christopher Isherwood’s book “The Berlin Stories.” Julie Harris played Sally Bowles and earned her first Tony Award, and the Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater presents this tribute to the late actress. 8 p.m. (through July 19). $20-$45, $12 students. Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater, 2357 Route 6, Wellfleet. 508-349-9428. www.what.org

Send in the knives Harold Prince produced and directed the original production of “A Little Night Music” and described the musical as “whipped cream with knives.” Berkshire Theatre Group presents the Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler story about liaisons, desire, heartbreak, and other ingredients in the love recipe. 8 p.m. preview (through July 19). $50 (previews through July 4), $25-$65. The Colonial Theatre,
111 South St., Pittsfield. 413-997-4444.

Her struggle Bringing home the bacon and cooking it isn’t easy, ask any woman (sorry guys, this isn’t about you). In his poster and photo exhibit “The Struggle for Women’s Equality” labor activist Stephen Lewis showcases the international issues of equal job opportunity, sexual harassment, equal pay, maternity benefits, and more. Monday hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (through
Aug. 14). Free.
Boston Public Library Grove Hall Branch, 41 Geneva Ave., Dorchester. 617-427-3337. www.bpl.org

Thought provoking A writer’s last days, hmmm, but we digress. It’s the subject of Alain Resnais’s 1977 film “Providence” starring John Gielgud, Dirk Bogarde, and Ellen Burstyn. The director massages the weighty issues of time, memory, truth, history, fantasy, and the human mind. 7 p.m. $9, $7 students and seniors. Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy St., Cambridge. 617-495-4700. www.hcl.harvard.edu/hfa


‘Bare’ facts This should be a mandatory field trip for some of our members of Congress. “Julius Caesar” deals with greed, hunger for power, betrayal, conspiracy, and other lovely qualities. Director Tina Packer uses her “bare-Bard” approach of having seven actors play multiple roles in Shakespeare’s political thriller. July 1 preview at 8 p.m. (through Aug. 30). $10-$60 (discounts available). Shakespeare & Company, 70 Kemble St.,
Lenox. 413-637-3353. www.shakespeare.org

In the ’hood He might not have stopped in for a cannoli or espresso, but Paul Revere lived in the North End in his namesake house, the oldest building in downtown Boston. From North Square to Old North Church: A Paul Revere Walking Tour takes you to Revere-related North End sites and finishes at Old North Church.
July 1 and 2 from 2-3:30 p.m., rain or shine. $10,
$6 ages 5-17 (reservations required; includes admission to Revere House). Tours begin at Paul Revere House,
19 North Square, Boston. 617-523-2338. www.paul

June Wulff can be reached at june.wulff@globe.com.