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Adirondack Theatre Festival’s new season & logo

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

At Monday evening’s dual 26th season announcement and ribbon cutting with the Adirondack Regional Chamber of Commerce, Adirondack Theatre Festival director Chad Rabinovitz touted last year’s “nearly 10,000 patrons and a thousand more at our insanely growing Film Festival.”

““To usher in our second 25 years,” Mr. Rabinovitz unveiled a new logo and branding plan that he said plays off “ATF, what people know …

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Glens Falls Symphony & Adirondack Theatre Festival change their benefits

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

The Glens Falls Symphony is changing it up this year for its winter fund-raiser in advance of its annual holiday concert.

GFSO: No conductor contest

Rather than the long-standing conductor contest in which local notables battled via $1 votes for the opportunity to stand at the podium and swing a baton while the orchestra played Leroy Anderson’s classic “Sleigh Ride” — the Symphony has …

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Next from Adk. Theatre Fest: Dark Ages vs. eternal optimist

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Next up on the main stage at the Adirondack Theatre Festival is a comedy musical about one unreasonably optimistic young man in seriously dark times,

The Enlightenment of Percival Von Schmootz opens Friday, July 5, at the Wood Theater in downtown Glens Falls. It continues to July 13. Box office: 480-4878.

ATF bills it as “a Monty Python-esque musical comedy.”

Percival is the story …

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Cathy: 25 thoughts at Theatre Fest’s 25th

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

The Adirondack Theatre Festival opens its 25th anniversary season this week. Here are 25 random facts and thoughts.

1. Big-time from the start. ATF launched in 1994 with a winter fund-raiser performance of Love Letters starring Broadway icons Jason Robards and Elaine Stritch at the Lake George RV Park. The playhouse was filled and rapt. “Where did you get that audience!?” Robards marveled …

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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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