Adirondack A&E e-News # 6


Through Thursday, December 23, 2021

Gallery open everyday from 2-7 pm

Local artists selling their fare for $100 and under! Gifts for all ages.

Masks and vaccinations mandatory-please bring proof of vaccination

*Kids 12 and under are welcome if not vaccinated, must be accompanied by fully vaccinated adults.

24 Cedar Street
Saranac Lake


It’s a Wonderful Life – The Live Radio Play

This holiday season, bring the family to a show with a twist on a heartwarming classic as Adirondack Regional Theatre presents It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play. This inventive interpretation of Frank Capra’s classic film brings the ever-timely story of disaster, redemption and holiday magic to life on stage.

It is December 24, 1946 and a small group of actors have gathered in Studio A of WART Radio for a live broadcast, ready to take on dozens of characters and recreate Bedford Falls with live Foley sound effects and virtuosic, high-energy performances to bring It’s a Wonderful Life live to the listening audience.

The ensemble re-enacts the story of George Bailey, a young man whose dreams of traveling the world are thwarted by his sense of responsibility to the family business. Down on his luck, Bailey, compassionate yet disheartened, is at the end of his rope. His troubles seem to know no end and eventually lead him to wish he’d never been born. The response to his wish is a visit from an angel, Clarence, who shows Bailey how different life for those he loves would be were it not for George’s contributions. Bailey comes to realize his positive impact on the world, the countless lives he has touched and just how blessed he has truly been.

It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play for ONE NIGHT ONLY – Friday, December 17 at 8 pm. Plattsburgh’s Strand Theatre, 25 Brinkerhoff Street. Tickets are just $15.00.

Get your tickets HERE.


A Seussified Christmas Carol

This madcap, 45-minute long adaptation of the holiday favorite is a uniquely rhyming take on the Dickens classic that never loses the heart and soul of its original source.

Directed by Kent Streed, performances run December 16th through the 19th.
The cast includes:
Summer Cranker … The Ghost of a Christmas Present
Will Domenico … Bed Head Fred
Mason Estling … Bob Cratchit
Annie Furman … Scrooge
River Gray … The Scrooge
Gwen Haney … Gossip Girl
Sofia Ala Kite-Whitten … Fred’s Wife
Ami Leipzig … Stuffy British Guy
Olivia Morocco … The Ghost of Christmas Past
​Peggy Orman … Narrator 2
Hailey Pickreign … Mrs. Cratchit
Ada Popp … Timmy Loo Who
Rory Popp … Turkey Boy
Barrie Ramsey … Sven
Ida Mae Schwartzberg … Cranky Party Guest
Lucy Thill … Narrator 1
Julia Walkrow … The Maid
Abel Williams … Despondent Football Player
Ava Zurlo … The Really Smart Party Guest
Eloise Mae Zobel … Jake Marley

Tickets available HERE.

Read a full review from the Adirondack Daily Enterprise HERE.


Leo Kottke & Mike Gordon
Sunday, December 19, 2021
7:00 to 10:00 pm

The unlikely partnership between acoustic guitar pioneer Leo Kottke and Phish bassist Mike Gordon continues with the long-awaited Noon, their first new album in 15 years. Couching late-night melancholy in a summer lilt, Noon features 11 tracks of warmly askew folk-pop, intricate playing, and the intimate third voice created by Kottke and Gordon, two of the most accomplished and idiosyncratic instrumentalists in American music. As creative as it is dextrous, under other circumstances, Noon might be hailed as a breakthrough third album from a young band.

Visit HERE for more information and to purchase tickets.

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