The Charles R. Wood Theater

The Charles R. Wood Theater is a 300 Seat Performing Arts Theater in the heart of Downtown Glens Falls.  The theater opened in 2004 and is located in a renovated Woolworth's Department Store.  Named for famed philanthropist Charles R. Wood the founder of Storytown USA (now The Great Escape), the Wood Theater hosts nearly 140 ticketed events per year and has hosted such stars and dignitaries as Hillary Clinton, Ed Asner, Jimmy Webb, Ralph Nader, Richard Marx, Jack Ingram, Paula Cole, Taylor Hicks, Loretta LaRouche etc.  It is also the home of The Adirondack Theatre Festival in June and July, Glens Falls Community Theatre, Adirondack Children's Troupe, Glens Falls Ballet Center, Adirondack Ballet, Adirondack Repertory Dance Theater, Wrightstage Productions and Pendragon Theater.  The Wood features facility for concerts, plays, musicals, meetings and weddings.  The theater is fully equipped and has the capabilies for showing movies and powerpoint productiosn with full surround sound Over 35 different groups rent the facility over a one year period.

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Latitude: 43.3102411 Longitude: -73.6450803 Elevation: 343 ft
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Capacity And Seating Type (Stadium, Folding Chair, Balcony)

300 Seat Performance Space with 274 permanent and 26 free moving seats in a side balcony

Rehearsal Room: 100 people for meetings and shows with free moving chairs

Describe Performances And Events

January-December in order:  Pendragon Theater's annual classic drama; ATF's gala, Stagewrite an educational theater for kids, Adirondack Children's Troupe production for kids, Wrightstage Productions, quality drams; numerous dance schools doing Revues and Nutcrackers, Glens Falls Community Theater, a musical and a play annually, star music concerts, Summer Theater by Adirondack Theatre Festival,  Woodfest programs: August entertainment, Fairy Tale Theater, and opera for Children,

Don't Miss This When Visiting

Check our coming events handout and our Events Page on www.woodtheater.org

Identify And Describe The Management Organization

Not for profit Board of Directors and 3 full time staff

Fees

yes

Tours Are Offered

yes

Site is Pet-friendly

no

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