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Goodbye Rocky Horror, Hello Clue

After six years, we are saying goodbye to our annual Rocky Horror Picture Show shadow cast production.   But have no fear, we are replacing it with the popular whodunnit caper, Clue.  For all you Tim Curry fans – – you’ll still get your fix as he plays the butler, Wadsworth. In true APE form, we’re also performing the whole show live with a shadow cast.  So all those punches, trips, falls and deaths will be played out live by our fortunate (or unfortunate, depending on how you look at it) cast in full evening attire and furnished with all […]

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Every Brilliant Thing – because we all need a little hope and a lot of laughs

Next weekend our Contemporary Plays Series presents its first full-length play, EVERY BRILLIANT THING by Duncan MacMillan.  It’s a show about what’s good in life and what we live for.  The play follows a child who grows into an adult, in more ways than one, through keeping an epic list of Every Brilliant Thing in life. More than anything this new play is about hope in the face of struggle, love in the face of death and humor in times of darkness.  See it because you want to understand.  See it because you want to laugh.  See it because you […]

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GEM Fest is right around the corner

GEM Fest is a little over a week away and we are soooo ready!!! What is GEM?  Man – it’s everything.  Here’s the short list of what you’ll get next weekend: Music at venues all over downtown Live theater Live art Family Festival Film Festival Live Comedy Vendors selling locally made wares And those are just generalizations.  There is so much to see and do over the two days of GEM and our advice is to plan NOW!  Here are a few schedules to help you wrap your mind around all the things you will be doing at GEM. So […]

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Outdoor Cinema is seeking Volunteers

APE’s Outdoor Cinema Season starts on July 5 and runs all the way to September 13!  Huge thanks to our season sponsors The Golub Foundation and Mean Max Brew Works!! Now we’re asking for your help.  It takes four people to set up the screen for each cinema night and we’re showing 11 films this summer!  In the past a few board members have managed to get the screen up each week but it would be so, so cool if we had a few reliable volunteers to help us out in case someone has to take a week off.  Are […]

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Seeking Vendors for GEM Fest

Have you heard?  GEM Fest is HUGE this year!  And we still have a few spots left for vendors looking for an opportunity to expand their business.  GEM Fest vendors will have their choice of setting up Saturday, July 27 on Glen Street (we’re shutting down the whole street) near our outdoor stage or in Glens Falls City Park for our newly added GEMbouree Family Festival which will run from 12-3pm. With events on the street, in local businesses, at The Park Theater and in City Park, we expect a huge turn out for this mostly free event so make […]

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