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Throngs flocking to local events

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Local venues and community events are drawing big crowds.

Sunday’s Glens Falls Symphony Orchestra Holiday Concert at Glens Falls High School drew 875 people. The prior Tuesday’s Adirondack Voices Winter Glow attracted a record 472 people at Christ Church United Methodist.

The Strand Theater in Hudson Falls drew a standing room crowd exceeding 375 people for its Ballet Meets the Beatles event that combined …

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‘Loch Ness’ not only big but also — huge!

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

From opening number to the final tearjerker snapshot scene, Adirondack Theatre Festival’s Loch Ness is massive, impressive, show-stopping, larger than life and utterly likable. It’s also not afraid to laugh.

At core the story of a stubbornly rebellious, resourceful and precocious little girl searching for her lost mother, Loch Ness dares to dip into wildly funny side eddies even as it chases heartbreaking emotional …

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ATF’s ‘Boy in Bathroom’ is quirky & sweet

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

“Knock, Knock,” she says — but it’s anyone’s guess whether he’ll ever open.

The Adirondack Theatre Festival invited this observer to sit in for a sneak look at rehearsal for its new musical, The Boy in the Bathroom.

The show was to have opened yesterday, July 26. With our weekly Chronicle schedule, we’ll not get to publish anything about the finished production until the …

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ATF delivers a triumph! ‘unCivil War’

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

Adirondack Theatre Festival hits the jackpot with the new comedy musical unCivil War, which runs through Saturday, July 18, at the Charles Wood Theater.

I had a feeling this show might be really good — but I never anticipated that it would excel in virtually every facet. Even before it started, just looking at the Civil War-era set was a treat — major-league like everything …

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