Best known as the star of her two critically acclaimed, long-running Off-Broadway hit shows, the Emmy Award-winning actress and comedian unpacks her Jewish/lesbian/maternal baggage at the Towne Crier in Beacon on December 5 at 8:30pm. Gold has received plaudits for her most recent show, "The Judy Show: My Life as a Sitcom," which ran to sold-out audiences at The Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles in 2013. The Huffington Post says the show is "Comedic Gold. A funny & fantastic ride! It's the ultimate laughter-through-the tears tale." Dave Goldenberg opens. Tickets to the show are $25 in advance, $30 at the door. (845) 855-1300; Townecrier.com.