We are thrilled to present our 40th anniversary summer season featuring a audience favorite from the past, a new issue-based play, a small-cast musical, a family friendly show, and a return of a classic with a twist. This group of award winning dramas reflect what has become Pendragon season signature over the past four decades. We look forward to welcoming back some of our wonderful artists from the past both on and backstage and invite you to celebrate with us as we look ahead to a new space and another 40 years of producing professional theater in Saranac Lake.
Here is our 40th Summer Season* :
June 21, 22, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, July 2, 10, 12 @ 8PM
June 23 & 30 @ 2PM
When flowers and fences collide, how far will you go to protect what’s yours? Native Gardens is a witty comedy by Karen Zacarías that asks us just how much we love our neighbors. Directed by Kimberley A. Bouchard. Featuring Fran Yardley, Burdette Parks, Anthony Irizarry and Jacqueline Salvador. (Sponsored by the Hotel Saranac)
Next to Normal
July 5, 6, 9, 11, 16, 17, 23, 24, 25, 30, 31 @ 8PM
July 7 & Aug 4 @ 2PM
How do we come together in crisis? Next to Normal tells the story of a family’s struggles with mental illness and how they reconnect against all odds. This Tony Award-winning musical combines loss and laughter as it explores just what it means to have a normal life.
Directed by Jessica Petersen and featuring Beth Buczkowski, Matt Sorensen, Brandon Patterson, Andrew O'Brien, Sam Paley and Nicholas Biddle.
(Sponsored by St. Joseph's Addiction Treatment & Recovery Center)
July 19, 20, 26 & 27 @ 7PM
July 20 @ 11AM
July 21, 24, 25 & 28 @ 2PM
This delightful tale of family and friendship is coming to Camp Pendragon to show audiences how a little magic goes a long way! Join us as we journey to the Banks home in London in this classic musical that features memorable songs like “A Spoonful of Sugar” and “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious”! (Sponsored by Long Run Wealth)
A Doll’s House, Part 2
August 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 10, 13, 14 @ 8PM
August 11 & 18 @ 2PM
In this modern addition to a seminal classic, Nora returns to the house she abandoned and the domestic life she thought she had given up forever. But will her family hear her story? Obie Award-winning playwright Lucas Hnath brings his biting wit to this tale of modern motherhood and independence. Directed by Anne Thibault and featuring Dee Pelletier as Nora, Christopher Leifheit as Torvald, Laura Menzie as Emmy and Josie Good as Anne Marie. (Sponsored by Citizen Advocates)
August 16, 17, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, September 5, 6, 7 @ 8PM
August 25, Sept. 1, 8 @ 2PM
Welcome to the lodge, guests from near and far! Larry Shue’s clever comedy may still have something to teach us about the strangers in our midst. This Pendragon favorite returns to show us how our ideas of what make us different have changed – and how they haven’t. Directed by Allison Studdiford and featuring Lonnie Ford, Bob Andrews, Mary Ellen Dowling, Laura Menzie, Ryan J. Hutchins, Brenden Gotham and Christopher Leifheit.
(Sponsored by Guide Boat Realty)