Preview: Between Riverside and Crazy at Capital Stage
Capital Stage kicks off its 15th season this weekend with playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis’ Between Riverside and Crazy. Set in New York City, the story centers around former police officer and widower Walter “Pops” Washington, who faces a host of issues, including his newly paroled son and those attempting to evict him from his rent-controlled apartment. On top of that, the police department is pressuring him to settle a lawsuit he filed when an NYPD officer accidentally shot him. Previews run Wednesday through Friday, with opening night landing this Saturday. Wed, 8/28, 7pm; Thu, 8/29, 7pm; Fri, 8/30, 8pm; Sat, 8/31, 8pm; Sun, 9/1, 2pm; Through 9/29; $25-$49; Capital Stage, 2215 J St.; (916) 995-5464; capstage.org.