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Review: Pendragon Theatre’s 1984 is a Must-See, Emotional Gut Punch

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1984 is currently being performed on the Pendragon Theatre stage “He who controls the past, controls the future. He who controls the present, controls the past.” ~ George Orwell, 1984 Summary : George Orwell’s original book was written in 1949, after WWII. Michael Gene Sullivan’s adaptation of George Orwell’s 1984 brings to life a dystopian world where news is altered to fit the words of Big Brother and showing emotions, demonstrating love, and thinking against the establishment are all crimes.    Where : August 29, 30, 31, September 1,2 at 8 pm and September 3 at 2 pm. at  PendragonTheatre, Brandy Brook Ln, Saranac Lake   September 10 at 3 pm in Old Forge VIEW September 22 at 7:30 pm at Lake Placid Center for the Arts September 29 at 7:30 pm at Glen Falls’ Wood Theatre October 12 at TBD at  Plattsburgh’s Strand Theater October 14 at 7 pm at Blue Mountain Lake’s Adirondack Lake Center for the Arts. Winston Smith is shown his crime: owning a book and wr

Pendragon Theatre’s FICTION: A Brilliant Shell Game of Truth and Fiction

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Pendragon Theatre presents Steven Dietz's FICTION. Opening Night: June 16 at 8 pm “A secret, like a disease, is a very human thing. It hides inside you. Discovers where you are most vulnerable. And then it hurts you” ~ Linda Waterman (Steven Dietz's FICTION) S ummary : Fiction by Steven Dietz opens up the world of successful writers Linda and Michael Waterman. When a diagnosis upends their safe haven, the pages of their journals and diaries makes each question what they really know about each other. The past and present merge while trust and treachery play hand in hand in unexpected twists and turns. Location: Pendragon Theatre, 15 Brandy Brook Ave Saranac Lake, NY 12983 518-891-1854 Admission :   $25/adult, $22/senior, $15/students, $15/matinees Dates: Opening Night: June 16, June 17,20,21,22,23 at 8 pm, and June 18, 25 at 2 pm (Saranac Lake) Steven Dietz’s FICTION takes the Pendragon Theatre stage by storm in its opening summer product

Get Hooked on Hilarious “Guys on Ice, an Ice Fishing Musical Comedy”

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Marvin (Brendan Gotham) and Lloyd (Lucky Cerriti) in Guys on Ice Where: Pendragon Theatre, 15 Brandy Brook Rd, Saranac Lake, NY 12913, 518-891-1854 When : February 11,17,18,24,25 at 7:30 pm, February 12,19,26 at 2 pm Admission: $20 general, $15/matinees with a 10-minute intermission Book and Lyrics by Fred Alley Music by James Kaplan Director: Kimberley Bouchard Musical Director : Joe Izzo Set design, costuming, props: Kent Streed Lighting: Bonnie Brewer Stage Manager:  Colin Rust (Saranac Lake) At first glance a musical about three guys in a shanty, ice fishing on Lake Colby may feel like worlds colliding. But in the cold of winter, Pendragon Theatre’s production of “Guys on Ice” wards off any chill with its clever songs, fish tales and friendship. Don’t let this fast-paced adventure into friendship and fishing be the “one that got away.”    This musical had the audience laughing in our seats, whether we were fans of fishing or not. If you’ve