The Adirondack Film Festival in Glens Falls, NY is the only film festival in the country operated by a prominent professional theatre company – the Adirondack Theatre Festival. Because AFF spans the gap of theatre and film, it has the ability to offer a unique vantage point for a film festival as it embraces the similarities and differences in storytelling and the process from page to stage to screen. The festival features panel discussions, a free family series, exciting special events, and 100+ films all taking place on 6 screens in downtown Glens Falls. Sharing its slogan with the Adirondack Theatre Festival – the leading professional theatre in the Capital Region dedicated to new plays – the Adirondack Film Festival is a place where audiences can always expect to SEE SOMETHING NEW.
The Notre Dame Glee Club, under the direction of Daniel Stowe, will appear at Glens Falls HighSchool on Wednesday, October 23rd at 7:30pm. The oldest group of its kind at a Catholic University, the Glee Club celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2015.
The Club’s roster currently includes sophomore Cole Carpenter, a member of the Queensbury HighSchool Class of 2018.
The program will include classical choral music from the Renaissance through the 21st century, as well as spirituals, folk and popular music, and songs of Notre Dame. The Glens Falls concert will be one of the Club’s stops on their Fall 2019 tour.
From the first notes to the final breath, West Side Story is one of the most memorable musicals and greatest love stories of all time. With additional resources for students and directors, West Side Story School Edition makes the iconic musical more accessible and meaningful for high school performers.
Arthur Laurents’ book remains as powerful, poignant and timely as ever; the score by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim are still widely regarded as among the best ever written; and Jerome Robbins’ choreography endures as one of the most innovative and inventive applications of the medium.
Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is transported to 1950s New York City as two young, idealistic lovers, Tony and Maria, find themselves caught between warring street gangs, the “American” Jets and the Puerto Rican Sharks. Their struggle to survive in a world of hate, violence and prejudice is one of the most heart-wrenching and relevant musical dramas of our time.
The 1985 who-dunnit caper, Clue, brought to life on stage! Actors will portray all the characters of the family favorite board game as the 1985 film plays on the giant theater screen above the action. Enjoy all the fun of a movie and live play in one! Plus, this is an interactive experience. Audience members will be given cue sheets with lines to say along with the film and special props to use at certain times in the film! Dress up as your favorite character from the film and join in the fun!
Urinetown, the Musical is a raucous musical comedy-satire with numerous song-and-dance production numbers; love story between a Corporate Magnet’s daughter (Hope Cladwell) and a downtrodden young man (Bobby Strong) who reside in an Everytown during a 20-year drought, but, on “opposite sides of the tracks”; all this is overseen by Narrator Officer LockStock and his sidekick Officer Barrel. No one knows where Urinetown is until the dark side of LockStock arises! The show received 13 Tony Award nominations during its run – winning for Best Music, Best Direction and Best Book.
More Than Words: The Photography of Newsman Bob Paley
The late photojournalist Bob Paley was often described as “a poet with a camera” A staff photographer for the Knickerbocker News newspaper from 1946 to 1974, Paley covered the most important events of the day as well as earning national recognition for his work as a stringer for Time-Life magazines. More Than Words: The Photography of Newsman Bob Paley, a documentary by his daughter, filmmaker Mary Paley, explores the socio- political landscape of Albany as seen through Paley’s astute lens during the tumultuous decades following World War II.
More Than Words is also a heartfelt portrait of the artist, starting with his early forays into photography during his childhood in Rensselaer, NY, his service as a daring aerial photographer in the Army Air Corps during World War II, and onto his maturation as a photojournalist renowned for his ability to “capture the moment.” Among the revealing images drawn from Paley’s archives are candid shots of Robert F. Kennedy, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Nelson Rockefeller, George Wallace, the 1969 Woodstock music festival, and the tireless activists who braved all in hopes of a better world.
Paley’s unflinching artistry exposed the oppression of minorities, migrants, and the disabled. “I believe the best photojournalism doesn’t merely capture history. It changes history” says the filmmaker. “Paley’s work did that”
A panel discussion on photojournalism and non-fiction filmmaking moderated by former Times Union Editor Mike Spain will follow the film screening. Panelists include journalists Fred LeBrun and Carol DeMare, Proctors creative director and photographer, Richard Lovrich, filmmaker Mary Paley, and producer Mary Farnan-Dugan.
Internationally-acclaimed recording artist, singer, songwriter and actor Anthony Nunziata has packed houses and won acclaim for his performances throughout the country and around the world. A Broadway Holiday is reminiscent of the classic Christmas specials of Bing Crosby with a contemporary flair, celebrating the joys of life, music and family. Audiences can expect to hear such beloved Holiday, Broadway and classic songs including “Joy to the World,” “O Holy Night,” “It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year,” “Somewhere,” “Unchained Melody,” “O Sole Mio,” “Silent Night,” and many more. This is a concert for the entire family that you simply don’t want to miss!
They’re coming back! Direct from Las Vegas, the international Sensation, Bee Gees Gold. For 2 performances only: Sunday December 8th at 2 pm and 6 pm . Bee Gees gold will preforming 40 years of the “Fever” all the classic early hits and also featuring the disco hit from Saturday Night Fever. Last year’s 2 shows sold out in less than one week – don’t get shut out! Tickets go on sale for reserved seating only Tuesday September 17th. This is your only chance to see them here on the east coast!
“ROCKAPELLA CHRISTMAS” is a “must see” event! With their completely original interpretations on the holidays, Rockapella creates a light-hearted and unforgettable holiday experience filled with musical holiday cheer. From unique takes on classic favorites, to brand new originals destined to become classics, audiences of all ages can expect to be charmed by a holiday performance like no other. This awe-inspiring, five-man powerhouse of vocal talent will delight audiences with new songs including “Little Drummer Boy”, “O Little Town Of Bethlehem”, and a Scott Leonard/Masahiro Ikumi original, “Christmas Altogether”. Audiences can expect the classic, Rockapella-fied versions of favorites like “Silver Bells,” “Winter Wonderland,” “The Chipmunk Song,” “Rudolph The Red-nosed Reindeer,” “Glowworm,” “Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree,” as well as newer Rockapella holiday hits like “Wonderful Christmastime,” “Jingle Bell Rock,” “Matunda Ya Kwanzaa,” and “Angels We Have Heard On High.”
Just in time for the Holidays, Intuitive Medium Christine takes the Wood Theater stage for one evening only to connect our audience with their loved ones.
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The First Night of Funny - New Years Eve Comedy Show!
This New Years Eve say GOODBYE to 2019 with a hilarious night of laughter that everyone will enjoy, but that won’t break the bank! The “First Night of Funny” showcases four professional comedians with four unique and hilarious perspectives on the world. With a lineup of comics from Netflix, HBO & Comedy Central, this show provides non-stop laughter. Couple that with a ticket price starting at $25 in advance, and a show that ends by 10pm on New Years Eve, you can’t miss this last chance to laugh!
2 hour tour to include history of The Queensbury Hotel and Glens Falls in its early days during the industrial revolution tour will end at the Coopers Cave Overlook with the story of Last of the Mohicans.
The Crucible is a 1953 play by American playwright Arthur Miller. It is a dramatized and partially fictionalized story of the Salem witch trials that took place in the Massachusetts Bay Colony during 1692–93. Miller wrote the play as an allegory for McCarthyism, when the United States government persecuted people accused of being communists. Miller was questioned by the House of Representatives’ Committee on Un-American Activities in 1956 and convicted of contempt of Congress for refusing to identify others present at meetings he had attended. The Crucible will be providing reduced ticket prices for students as the play is part of the NYS high school curriculum.
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