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Seasons of Change 2024

June 1st & 2nd

From our precious preschoolers to our traditional Chorus Line finale, each moment of Seasons of Change promises an enjoyable experience for all ages. Let us dance in the springtime air, summer sun, falling leaves and cold winter nights. As the seasons change a dancer grows in technique and continues to perfect their art within themselves. Please join us in a celebration of our dancers’ achievements. This showcase of talent includes an array of dance technique by students of all ages. Friday and Saturday 6pm showcases will premiere award-winning competition dances performed during the 2023-2024 season by Dynamic Dance Works, our competitive dance team established in 2021. The Dance Center of Queensbury/Adirondack Ballet Theater is a recipient of LARAC grants for several years and continues to provide an excellence standard in dance education in our local community.

Presented by the Dance Center of Queensbury
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June Book Club: I Keep My Exoskeletons to Myself

June 5th

Join us for On the Same Page: A Collaborative Book Club with Black Walnut Books! We meet on the first Wednesday of each month at 6:30PM in the Wood Theater Cabaret Space! Book Club is free and open to all. We drink tea, discuss books, make new friends and fun and meaningful conversations! Registration is encouraged but not required – members of On the Same Page may choose to receive a discount on their book order or donate the discount to the Wood Theater!

Presented by the Wood Theater and Black Walnut Books 
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Broadway Upstate School of Performing Arts Annual Showcase

June 8th

This showcase will feature the students of Broadway Upstate School of Performing Arts

Presented by Broadway Upstate
Tickets on sale May 1st at Noon
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A Seagle Festival Season Preview

June 12th

Join us for a Seagle Festival Season Preview in the Wood Theater Cabaret Space! Enjoy music of Opera and Broadway sung by Seagle Festival Artists!

Wednesday June 12th at 6:30PM, doors at 6PM. Cash Bar by Mean Max!

Tickets are FREE for Wood Theater Members and their guests or $5 for non-members.
Presented by Charles R. Wood Theater
Pride & Paint

Pride & Paint

June 20th

Celebrate Pride Month with an evening of instructional painting in the Charles R. Wood Theater cabaret space led by artist Shelley Fairbanks. Enjoy mingling with friends – or making new friends!- as you create your rainbow Adirondack masterpiece!

Admission is just $20 and includes all the supplies you’ll need! Proceeds after the cost of supplies will be shared between the Wood Theater & Lower Adirondack Pride to support their missions!

This is a family friendly event, all are welcome! No experience required!

Presented by Lower Adirondack Pride & The Charles R. Wood Theater

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ATF 2024 SUBSCRIPTION

Buy now to get the best seats!

Subscribers get one ticket to each of the following shows AND early access to selecting seats and dates before single tickets go on sale!

Todd vs. the Titanic (6/27-7/3)
The King’s Wife (7/19-7/21)
Dial “M” for Murder (8/1-8/7)

Subscription Add-on at the Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council (LARAC) Lapham Gallery
Worth: An Intimate Exhibition
July 12th-July14th
$15 for subscribers
*Automatically applied with every subscription purchase

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ATF: TODD VS THE TITANIC

JUNE 27TH - JULY 3RD

Music by Joe Kinosian
Lyrics by Kellen Blair
Book by Scott Rothman
Directed by Meredith McDonough

A world premiere musical comedy from the creators of Murder for Two. Outrageously talented composer/performer Joe Kinosian plays the sole survivor of an apocalyptic event outside a theatre in Schenectady. He attempts to survive, mourn, and stay sane by playing all the roles in a big musical about the Titanic by himself!

PREVIEW: THURSDAY, JUNE 27TH
OPENING: FRIDAY, JUNE 28TH

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July Book Club: Bunny

July 3rd

Join us for On the Same Page: A Collaborative Book Club with Black Walnut Books! We meet on the first Wednesday of each month at 6:30PM in the Wood Theater Cabaret Space! Book Club is free and open to all. We drink tea, discuss books, make new friends and fun and meaningful conversations! Registration is encouraged but not required – members of On the Same Page may choose to receive a discount on their book order or donate the discount to the Wood Theater!

Presented by the Wood Theater and Black Walnut Books 
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Cheers to 20 Years: A Summer Soiree!

July 11th

Save the Date for Thursday July 11th to celebrate the Charles R. Wood Theater’s 20th Anniversary at our fundraising Gala!

Join us for a fun filled evening of entertainment, delicious hors d’oeurves, a plated 3 course meal, dancing, auctions, fireworks and a champagne toast!

We’re thrilled to host this party at the gorgeous, newly renovated Carriage House at the Fort William Henry and we hope to see you there!

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ATF : WORTH: AN INTIMATE EXHIBITION

JULY 12TH - 14TH

Written and Performed by Jessica Frances Dukes

A developmental reading in partnership with The Lake George Theatre Lab
Worth: An Intimate Exhibition, an investigation of value and the art and artist, written and performed by Jessica Frances Dukes. Jessica Frances Dukes has been acclaimed for her multi-season series regular role on Ozark (Netflix), with the New York Times calling her performance “divine.” She can currently be seen starring in the Project Greenlight feature on Max, Gray Matter, as well as the series itself, and in a supporting role in the Paramount feature, Organ Trail. She made her Broadway debut at the Roundabout in Trouble In Mind, and has graced Off-Broadway and regional stages all over the country.

OPENING: FRIDAY, JULY 12TH

THIS PERFOMRMANCE WILL TAKE PLACE IN THE LARAC LAPHAM GALLERY

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ATF: THE KING'S WIFE

JULY 19TH - JULY 21ST

Music and Lyrics by Jamie Floyd
Book by Mêlisa Annis
Directed by Tamilla Woodard
Produced by special arrangement with Jennifer Kranz

A concert presentation of a new Broadway-bound pop musical by Grammy-nominated Nashville songwriter Jamie Floyd and award-winning playwright Mêlisa Annis. This lush musical drama imagines a secret history of the first wives of Henry VIII. Discover the bond between Anne Boleyn and Catherine of Aragon, told through the eyes of their lady-in-waiting, Maria de Salinas, that ultimately paved the way for Queen Elizabeth’s reign.

OPENING: FRIDAY, JULY 19TH

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ATF: DIAL "M" FOR MURDER

AUGUST 1ST - 7TH

Adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher
From the play by Frederick Knott
Directed by Marcus Kyd

A fresh new twist on the classic noir that inspired a famous Alfred Hitchcock film. Margot’s posh London life hides a secret: her affair with an American mystery writer. Will her lover uncover a sinister plot in time to save her life? This steamy and stylish adaptation brings the Grace Kelley vehicle to vivid new life.

PREVIEW: THURSDAY, AUGUST 1ST
OPENING: FRIDAY, AUGUST 2ND

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August Book Club: Babel

August 7th

Join us for On the Same Page: A Collaborative Book Club with Black Walnut Books! We meet on the first Wednesday of each month at 6:30PM in the Wood Theater Cabaret Space! Book Club is free and open to all. We drink tea, discuss books, make new friends and fun and meaningful conversations! Registration is encouraged but not required – members of On the Same Page may choose to receive a discount on their book order or donate the discount to the Wood Theater!

Presented by the Wood Theater and Black Walnut Books 
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THEATRE FOR TOTS

AUGUST 12TH-16TH & 19TH-23RD

Introduce your kids to the magic of theatre with Theatre for Tots! This summer camp features acting, dance, voice, music, movement, costumes, set design and building, directing, art and more!

Presented by the Wood Theater

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CRYSTAL GAYLE CLOSE UP

AUGUST 29TH

Grammy Winning Music Icon Crystal Gayle will join CMA Winner Kevin Richards as his next guest in the coveted Kevin Richards’ Country Concerts ‘Close Up’ series. The multi-award winning Music Icon will bring her incomparable voice, music and stories to the intimate setting of the Charles R. Wood Theater on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2024. Gayle was the most performed Country Female Artist of the Decade on Radio 1975-1985, winning major music awards from The ACMs, CMAs and Grammys. In addition, becoming a pop culture icon as a sought after guest on TV shows, variety shows, mega music events, and magazine covers- even recording the theme song to the popular soap, ‘Another World’, with Gary Morris.

Crystal Gayle is one of the ‘Leading Ladies’ of Country Music, with over 22 #1 hits and 34 top 10 singles in Billboard and Radio & Records. In addition to regular appearances on the Grand Ole Opry, the superstar has many groundbreaking accolades including the First Country Female Artist to achieve Platinum Sales of an album (over one million copies) for ‘We Must Believe In Magic’ (1977). hosted two of her own CBS Television Specials (79, 80), The First Country Female Artist to Perform in China (with Bob Hope), and even appeared on Sesame Street and The Muppets! Gayle’s mass appeal led to a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, #2 on People Magazine’s 50 Most Beautiful People in the World (83), and induction into the Native American Music Association Hall of Fame (2001) and The Cherokee Medal Of Honor (2000).

Crystal will bring her esteemed catalog of music to the cozy theater, with very limited and exclusive premium seating (290 seats), as part of Radio Personality, Kevin Richards’, well-received Country Concerts ‘Close Up’ Series. Hits include: ‘Don’t It Make My Brown Eyes Blue’ ‘Half The Way’ ‘You & I’ ‘Talking In Your Sleep’ ‘When I Dream’ ‘Why Have You Left The One You Left Me For’ ‘Ready For The Times To Get Better’ ‘Turning Away’ ‘I’ll Get Over You’ ‘Baby, What About You’ ‘You Never Gave Up On Me’ ‘Somebody Loves You’ and many more!

Presented by Kevin Richards’ Country Concerts ‘Close Up’

TICKETS ON SALE 5/8 AT NOON

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Y2KCABARET

SEPTEMBER 13TH

In honor of twenty years since the Wood Theater first opened its doors in June of 2004, we’re celebrating with a one-night-only concert of hits from the early 2000’s! An ode to the songs you played on your iPod nano or had an your Myspace profile, a night of nostalgia in celebration of the Wood!

Auditions are July 30th and 31st! Sign up to audition or stay tuned for more information to buy tickets!

Presented by the Wood Theater

T.G Sheppard Website

T.G. SHEPPARD

SEPTEMBER 21ST

Enjoy an Afternoon of Classic Country with Country Music Legend T.G. Sheppard! T.G. racked up 21 #1 hits and continues to entertain and delight fans from The Grand Ole Opry to his own SIRIUS radio show. Expect to hear Country Classics like ‘Do You Want To Go To Heaven’ ‘War Is Hell (On The Homefont Too)’, ‘Finally’, ‘I Loved ‘Em Everyone’, ‘Only One You’, ‘Party Time’, ‘Devil In The Bottle’, ‘Somewhere Down The Line’, ‘Last Cheater’s Waltz’, ‘One For The Money’, ‘Fooled Around And Fell in Love’ and so many more! The show starts with Northeast favorite Whiskey River, followed by a Live On Stage Question and Answer Session with Kevin Richards. Every ticket purchased includes free admission to Kevin’s ‘First 50′ Close Up & Kickin’ After Party.

Presented by Kevin Richards

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KEVIN'S FIRST 50 CLOSE UP & KICKIN AFTER PARTY

SEPTEMBER 21ST

Fans and Friends of Kevin Richards’ Radio Show, Line Dancers and Close Up Concerts come together to celebrate Kevin’s First 50 years. Following, the T.G. Sheppard Classic Country Concert, you are invited to a Kickin’ Country Pizza Party in the cabaret. Then, guests will enjoy cake and coffee, while participating in a special ‘Close Up’ Show with Kevin on the Main Stage, followed by a Country Dance party back in the cabaret.

TICKETS ON THURSDAY 2/29 AT NOON

$20 OR FREE with your T.G. Sheppard Ticket

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ADK-RAQS

SEPTEMBER 28TH

The belly dancers are back! This showcase of performers from across New York, New England (and beyond!) come together in a colorful, exciting, and entertaining evening of belly dance. Lobby opens at 6:00pm for pre-show 50/50 and Basket Raffles provided by local businesses and civic organizations. 100% of proceeds to benefit Randy’s Patient Assistance Fund at the C.R Wood Cancer Center.

Brought to you by the Notsa Rivka Dance Company

TICKETS ON SALE 6/15 AT NOON!

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BENNIE AND THE JETS

OCTOBER 26TH

A Tribute to Elton John

Come experience the Ultimate Elton John Tribute Concert- Bennie and the Jets!

With more than 70 songs in their repertoire, “Bennie and the Jets” perform all your favorites such as “Rocket man”, “Tiny Dancer”, “Crocodile Rock”, “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road”, and so much more. Come along for a night of pure delight! Greg Ransom whose vocals are exactly like Elton Johns, naturally Greg’s piano playing is right on the money! Greg has the ability to make you believe that you’re at an Elton John concert.

Presented by Packed House Productions
Sponsored by The Queensbury Hotel

PUBLIC ON SALE: 5/31 AT NOON
WOOD MEMBER PRESALE: 5/30 AT NOON

GIFT CARDS AVAILABLE!

Give the gift of theater!

Wood Theater gift cards can be purchased for any amount over $5 and be used for ANYTHING at the Wood! Tickets, Subscriptions, you name it!