Thursday, March 23, 2023

The Glove Theatre announces first half of 2023 season 

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Gloversville, NY –  The Glove Theatre Board of Directors released their schedule through June, with more programming, productions, and events to be announced ranging from concerts and live theatre to film series and dance parties. March 2023 marks one year that The Glove Theatre has been open at least one day per week with no interruptions, the first time in recent history. The Love The Glove Film Series,  generously underwritten by John and Sunday Blackmon as well as the Perrott and Peck Families, will continue free screenings of modern and classic movies every Wednesday at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Additionally, the hit Family-Friendly Movie Matinée Series, in partnership with The Gloversville Recreation Commission, will continue its free screenings of family-friendly classics every Sunday at 2 p.m. through May 7.

Saturday, March 25: ‘Cuz They Said I Couldn’t! – Capital Region-based music label Corner Lyfe Music Group returns with their new show, which will showcase original rap, hip-hop, and R’n’B from the Capital Region and beyond.


Saturday, April 1: Tommy McClellan in 1942 – Mayfield native, stand-up comedian, and activist Tommy McClellan returns with his new, highly personal comedy special, which centers around his grandmother.


Saturday, April 15: FLAME the Band: Live at The Glove. The world-renowned The ARC Lexington cover band will return celebrating the ten-year anniversary they first played the venue.


Saturday, April 22: Spring Into the 90’s Dance Party! The Glove Theatre will transform into a dance club featuring your favorite hits from the decade that brought you Grunge, Hip-Hop, Rap, and Girl Power.


Saturday, May 13: A Nostalgic Evening with Sammy – Louie and Lisa Velez will bring their nationally-acclaimed Sammy Davis Jr. tribute back after a 14 year hiatus.


Thursday May 19 – Friday May 21: Brooklyn 3030 – an original sci-fi  play encompassing a robot apocalypse, relatable hero, and “butt-kicking kung-fu-style” fight sequences by Troy Raines and produced and directed by Trust Your Gut Productions.


Saturday, June 2: Kirk Knuffke Trio – A classic and modern jazz concert by a decorated cornet player and composer, Kirk Knuffke (Bridge Arts Ensemble), with Michael Bisio, and Tani Tabbal.


Saturday, June 10: Wonder Women Festival – A day-long festival celebrating all things female, with musical acts by Journey Blue Heaven, JoAnn Sifo, Alexandra Higgins, Michelle King, and more as well as historical performances and lectures.


Summer Youth Programs – The Glove will also be producing several summer youth programs during the months of July and August:


  1. July 14 – July 16: Frozen (Kids) – directed by Jennifer Flynn, with rehearsals beginning Sunday, July 2. Information on auditions will be announced at a later date.


  1. August 18 – August 20: The Glove Summer Academy announces Fairy Tales…Flipped! –  a conservatory-style arts training where students write, produce, and perform their own, original musical based on fairy tales. The Academy will be led by teaching artists, Michael Maricondi, Heather Mattioni, and Sonny Duross. Additional information will be announced at a later date.


Additionally, the Glove Museum will begin operating for several hours daily, and will serve as an on-site advance sale Box Office. Board Historian, Alex Miller, and curators, Richard and Joann Samrov, will also be creating several interactive exhibits on the rich history of the theatre and Schine movie theatre empire.


More events and program sign-ups will be posted on The Glove‘s website, which is also undergoing a complete website overhaul in response to public feedback, and will feature a regularly-updated schedule as well as direct ticket and merchandise purchasing links, thus streamlining the process.


The Glove Theatre is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to establishing an accessible platform of expression for the arts that engages, entertains, and educates the regional community to foster talent and economic development opportunities for the Southern Adirondack and Mohawk Valley regions.


For more information on The Glove Theatre and upcoming programming, please visit , call (518) 752-4611, or visit them on Facebook at The Glove Theatre.

Photo at top provided by James Hannahs, Board President, Glove Theatre Corporation.

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