Tag Archives: Wood Theater

Pam Fisher aims to get ‘Loopy’ at the Wood Theater

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

“I am tired of having to walk into venues and declare my disability,” says Pam Fisher of Glens Falls.

She’s launched a capital campaign, in conjunction with the Adirondack Theatre Festival and with the approval of the Wood Theater, to raise the $16,000 needed to install state-of-the-art “looping” technology at the Wood Theater in Glens Falls.

As a hearing-impaired person, a member of the …

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Kids do ‘West Side Story’ at the Wood

The students in Broadway Upstate perform West Side Story (school edition of the Leonard Bernstein-Stephen Sondheim musical) Thursday to Sunday, Oct. 24-27, at the Wood Theater in Glens Falls. Curtain times are Thursday and Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 7 p.m, and Sunday at 2 p.m.
Tix: $20. Box office: 480-4878.

West Side Story is “one of the most memorable musicals and greatest love stories of all …

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Hawaiian-born Kaena to revive her dance show on Aug. 24 at Wood Theater

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

Kaena Peterson, the native Hawaiian who became a Lake George sensation dancing the hula at the Tahitian Lounge at Charley Wood’s Tiki Motor Inn in the 1970s, is taking to the stage again.

She’ll perform at the Charles Wood Theater with two fellow Hawaiians on Saturday, Aug. 24, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $30. Half the proceeds benefit the Wood Theater. Box office: 518-480-4878. www.woodtheater.org.…

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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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Hudson Falls’ Emily Murphy, 24, to head Wood Theater

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Hudson Falls native Emily Murphy, 24, will become the new executive director of the Charles R. Wood Theater on Monday, March 6, The Chronicle has learned.

Ms. Murphy was most recently box office manager for Terry Rabine’s Lake Theatre at the Holiday Inn Resort in Lake George (formerly Lake George Dinner Theatre).

She has a degree in Communications from the State University at Albany, …

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