Things To Do > Adirondack Theatre Festival

Adirondack Theatre Festival

Professional Theatre Festival In Glens Falls For Summer 2017

Get ready for another summer of spectacular theater! From June 21 - August 12, 2017, Adirondack Theatre Festival returns to Glens Falls for its 23rd season.

This summer, the Adirondack Theatre Festival will perform a number of full-length productions, cabarets, and a dinner theatre for kids at the Charles R. Wood Theater - 207 Glen Street, Glens Falls, NY.

Wondering what to expect? You will see professional actors and artists from New York City and across the country performing both the newest hit productions and original pieces.

Ticket Information

  • Tickets can be purchased online, by phone (518-480-4878), or in person at the Wood Theater Box Office
  • Season Flex Passes can be used for any combination of 3, 5, or 7 performances
  • Gift certificates and group discounts are also available

Below, you'll find a list of this summer's productions. Mark your calendars and find out why the Adirondack Theatre Festival is a must-see!

2017 Summer Schedule:


When: Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 | 7:30 PM
A misunderstood genius. A rivalry for the ages. An idea that would change the world forever. Turning the volume up on one of our time’s most influential (and controversial) innovators, Nikola Tesla Drops the Beat is a theatrical experience unlike anything you’ve ever seen. A show that can only be described as “HAMILTON meets TESLA”, this epic battle of Nikola Tesla vs. Thomas Edison is set to the rhythm of a brand-new beat, in a modern and mesmerizing musical that will leave you speechless… and electrified.

When: Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 | 7:30 PM
A misunderstood genius. A rivalry for the ages. An idea that would change the world forever. Turning the volume up on one of our time’s most influential (and controversial) innovators, Nikola Tesla Drops the Beat is a theatrical experience unlike anything you’ve ever seen. A show that can only be described as “HAMILTON meets TESLA”, this epic battle of Nikola Tesla vs. Thomas Edison is set to the rhythm of a brand-new beat, in a modern and mesmerizing musical that will leave you speechless… and electrified.

When: Friday, Jun 23, 2017 | 7:30 PM
A misunderstood genius. A rivalry for the ages. An idea that would change the world forever. Turning the volume up on one of our time’s most influential (and controversial) innovators, Nikola Tesla Drops the Beat is a theatrical experience unlike anything you’ve ever seen. A show that can only be described as “HAMILTON meets TESLA”, this epic battle of Nikola Tesla vs. Thomas Edison is set to the rhythm of a brand-new beat, in a modern and mesmerizing musical that will leave you speechless… and electrified.

When: Saturday, Jun 24, 2017 | 7:30 PM
A misunderstood genius. A rivalry for the ages. An idea that would change the world forever. Turning the volume up on one of our time’s most influential (and controversial) innovators, Nikola Tesla Drops the Beat is a theatrical experience unlike anything you’ve ever seen. A show that can only be described as “HAMILTON meets TESLA”, this epic battle of Nikola Tesla vs. Thomas Edison is set to the rhythm of a brand-new beat, in a modern and mesmerizing musical that will leave you speechless… and electrified.

When: Sunday, Jun 25, 2017 | 7:30 PM
A misunderstood genius. A rivalry for the ages. An idea that would change the world forever. Turning the volume up on one of our time’s most influential (and controversial) innovators, Nikola Tesla Drops the Beat is a theatrical experience unlike anything you’ve ever seen. A show that can only be described as “HAMILTON meets TESLA”, this epic battle of Nikola Tesla vs. Thomas Edison is set to the rhythm of a brand-new beat, in a modern and mesmerizing musical that will leave you speechless… and electrified.

When: Monday, Jun 26, 2017 | 7:30 PM
Chicago’s acclaimed sketch comedy trio (featuring the writer of Knights of the Sales Office), Vienna Juvenile, have performed their unique and wholly original live comedy throughout the country. Heralded as “a little wacky, a little absurdist, a little sincere” (The Sketch Review) and “excellent and heartfelt” (Chicago Reader), their set of hilarious and highly theatrical sketches are sure to tug (and tickle) your heartstrings. Winner of over a dozen international awards including multiple at the prestigious WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS OF MAGIC, Simon is a regular performer at the Magic Castle and is a university lecturer on perception and illusion.

When: Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017 | 7:30 PM
Chicago’s acclaimed sketch comedy trio (featuring the writer of Knights of the Sales Office), Vienna Juvenile, have performed their unique and wholly original live comedy throughout the country. Heralded as “a little wacky, a little absurdist, a little sincere” (The Sketch Review) and “excellent and heartfelt” (Chicago Reader), their set of hilarious and highly theatrical sketches are sure to tug (and tickle) your heartstrings. Winner of over a dozen international awards including multiple at the prestigious WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS OF MAGIC, Simon is a regular performer at the Magic Castle and is a university lecturer on perception and illusion.

When: Wednesday, Jun 28, 2017 | 2:00 PM
A misunderstood genius. A rivalry for the ages. An idea that would change the world forever. Turning the volume up on one of our time’s most influential (and controversial) innovators, Nikola Tesla Drops the Beat is a theatrical experience unlike anything you’ve ever seen. A show that can only be described as “HAMILTON meets TESLA”, this epic battle of Nikola Tesla vs. Thomas Edison is set to the rhythm of a brand-new beat, in a modern and mesmerizing musical that will leave you speechless… and electrified.

See The Full Schedule »

For more information, please contact the Adirondack Theatre Festival at (518) 874-0800 or visit ATF's website »

« Find More Things To Do in Glens Falls NY!

E-News


Regional Towns

  • Mapped image of Glens Falls NYGlens Falls
    Discover Hometown USA, Glens Falls NY!
  • View of Queensbury NY on a mapQueensbury
    Visit Queensbury, NY - a bustling town sandwiched between Glens Falls and Lake George!
  • Map image of Fort EdwardFort Edward
    Learn more about the town of Fort Edward in Upstate NY!
  • Image of Lake LuzerneLake Luzerne
    Read more about the quaint area of Hadley - Lake Luzerne!
  • South Glens Falls New YorkSouth Glens Falls
    Learn more about the Village of South Glens Falls - a close knit community located in Upstate NY!

Regional Events

  • Annual Glens Falls Wiener Walk
    Live free, live long! Don't miss the Annual Glens Falls Wiener Walk part of the Glens Falls Memorial Day Parade.
    See full details
  • Glens Falls Memorial Day Parade
    Join us at our annual parade with the communities of Queensbury and the City of Glens Falls to honor all who have given the highest sacrifice for our country.
    See full details
  • LARAC June Arts Festival
    The 46th Annual Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council (LARAC) June Arts Festival returns to Downtown Glens Falls' City Park on June 17 and 18, 2017. The June Arts Festival is one of the premier summer events in the southern Adirondack Region, drawing crowds of 20,000. The Festival features about 200 exhibitors offering shoppers a variety of products such as jewelry, home items, food items, fine art, textiles, garden decorations, etc- the event takes place rain or shine, located in beautiful Downtown Glens Falls’ City Park. The festival also includes not for profit booths, arts demonstrations, children’s activities, food concessions, and live entertainment by local musicians.
    See full details
  • Adirondack Theatre Festival: Nikola Tesla Drops The Beat
    A misunderstood genius. A rivalry for the ages. An idea that would change the world forever. Turning the volume up on one of our time’s most influential (and controversial) innovators, Nikola Tesla Drops the Beat is a theatrical experience unlike anything you’ve ever seen. A show that can only be described as “HAMILTON meets TESLA”, this epic battle of Nikola Tesla vs. Thomas Edison is set to the rhythm of a brand-new beat, in a modern and mesmerizing musical that will leave you speechless… and electrified.
    See full details
  • Adirondack Theatre Festival: Nikola Tesla Drops The Beat
    A misunderstood genius. A rivalry for the ages. An idea that would change the world forever. Turning the volume up on one of our time’s most influential (and controversial) innovators, Nikola Tesla Drops the Beat is a theatrical experience unlike anything you’ve ever seen. A show that can only be described as “HAMILTON meets TESLA”, this epic battle of Nikola Tesla vs. Thomas Edison is set to the rhythm of a brand-new beat, in a modern and mesmerizing musical that will leave you speechless… and electrified.
    See full details
  • + See all Glens Falls Region events
    + Add your event