Glens Falls: Ed Asner to star in FDR at the Wood Theatre

FDR starring Ed Asner

Tuesday, Apr 10, 2012 · 7:30pm at the Charles Wood Theatre, Glens Falls
Back by popular demand after 2010's SOLD OUT performance! 

Based upon Dore Schary’s broadway hit “Sunrise at Campobello,” which ran 70 weeks on Broadway, FDR explores the life of one of America’s best-loved presidents, Franklin D. Roosevelt,  and the events and decisions that shaped a nation. This powerful one-man play, starring Ed Asner, follows the iconic president as he reflects on his years in office, from inauguration to the trials of World War II. 

Ed Asner, who is the recipient of seven Emmy Awards for his role as Lou Grant in “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” and “Lou Grant,” has also received 16 Emmy nominations, five Golden Globe Awards, and is a member of the TV Academy Hall of Fame. Most recently, 

Asner returned to television as Butcher Hank Greziak in “Working Class,” the first original sitcom on cable channel CMT and starred as the voice of Carl Fredricksen in Pixar’s award-winning animated film, “Up.” “One of our generations’ greatest actors portraying one of our greatest presidents”

Tickets are $85.50 and for sale here. 

The Wood Theater is between Exits 18 & 19 of Interstate 87 in downtown Glens Falls, NY, between Crandall Public Library and the Glens Falls Civic Center.

© Diane Chase, author of Adirondack Family Time: Tri-Lakes and High Peaks (Your Four-Season Guide to Over 300 Activities) for the towns of Lake Placid, Saranac Lake, Jay/Upper Jay, Wilmington, Keene/Keene Valley which is available online or bookstores/museums/sporting good stores. Diane is currently working on the second guidebook in the four-book series of Adirondack Family Activities.


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