Adirondack A&E e-News # 93

Artistry Community Theatre Presents Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella

The timeless enchantment of a magical fairy tale is reborn with the Rodgers & Hammerstein hallmarks of originality, charm and elegance. Originally presented on television in 1957 starring Julie Andrews, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella was the most widely viewed program in the history of the medium. Its recreation in 1965 starring Lesley Ann Warren was no less successful in transporting a new generation to the miraculous kingdom of dreams-come-true, and so was a second remake in 1997, which starred Brandy as Cinderella and Whitney Houston as her Fairy Godmother.

As adapted for the stage, with great warmth and more than a touch of hilarity, this romantic fairy tale still warms the hearts of children and adults alike.

July 14th @ 6 pm (Opening Gala!)
July 15th @ 7 pm
July 16th @ 2 pm & 7 pm
July 17th @ 1 pm & 6 pm
July 20th, 21st, 22nd @ 7 pm
Jul 23rd @ 5 pm

Reserve tickets and more info HERE.

Keeseville Elks #2072, 1 Elks Ln. Keeseville

Corscaden Barn Gallery

Little Women: The Broadway Musical

Pay-What-You-Can Preview

Essex Theatre Company presents John Cariani’s romantic comedy Almost, Maine in pay-what-you-can preview Friday, July 8, at 7 pm at the Masonic Lodge in Essex.

Performances are July 9, 15, 16 at 7 pm and July 10 and 17 at 5 pm. The show stars Gina Lindsey, Da’Ron Allen, Maria Murphy, Andrew Murphy, and Lee Ann Thomas, who play multiple roles, in this quirky, delightful piece about love on a cold winter’s night in the unorganized territory of Almost, Maine. Tickets are $12 and may be purchased through the ETC website HERE.

Thanks to the Adirondack Foundation, the Adirondack Foundation Essex Fund, the Essex County Arts Council (CAP grant), Give Lively Foundation, Inc. for support of Almost, Maine, which is performed with permission from Dramatist Play Service.

Creatives Rebuild New York Announcement

EXCITING NEWS!! SLC Arts and TAUNY are delighted to announce that we, through a Creatives Rebuild New York Artist Employment Program grant, will be working alongside local artists Josh Barkley, Sharon Cheng, Karyn Crispo, Dan Duggan, James Gonzalez, Cassie Helman, Catherine LaPointe Vollmer, Matthew Mazotta, and Andrew Norrell for the next two years!

This grant opportunity will provide us with $1.67M which will be used in partnership between SLC Arts and TAUNY to expand access to the arts for the North Country, invest in our local creative economy, build new partnerships and programs, and offer full-time employment to 9 artists for two years.

Visit HERE to learn more.

Old Forge Library and Town of Webb Historical Association Hosting Weekly Local History and Stories Series

The Old Forge Library and Town of Webb Historical Association are hosting a Local History and Stories Series on Thursdays throughout the Summer at 5 p.m. The series will feature a different speaker each week who will give a presentation and lead a discussion on a variety of interesting local subjects (primarily of historical significance).The public is invited to come and enjoy the stories, and add to them too!

The series will kick off on July 7 with Charles Herr and his presentation on The Forge House, one of the area’s most storied landmarks.

Since the early 1980s, when Herr and his wife purchased a camp in Inlet, he has been interested in the Fulton Chain region of the Adirondacks. Herr has worked at the Goodsell Museum in Old Forge and the Adirondack Museum at Blue Mountain Lake and helped to establish the Inlet Historical Society.

He is the author of “The Fulton Chain: Early Settlements, Steamboats, Railroads and Hotels” the first, comprehensive regional history in seventy years.

See the full schedule of speakers and topics HERE.

Old Forge Library, 220 Crosby Blvd, Old Forge

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