In the heart of downtown Gloversville, the Glove Theatre presents a wide variety of music performance, comedy, family, cultural and holiday shows and events. Our goal is that you have a wonderful experience at our theatre and that each performance you attend will make an average night memorable.
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Over the past several years the Glove Performing Arts Center has hosted numerous live performances and community events. These include full-scale musicals, summer children productions, Santa Comes to the Glove, Hey Jude, A Tribute to Sammy Davis Jr Concert. The re-enactment of Drums along the Mohawk from 1939. Also, about a thousand students from throughout the area attended the production of “In Darfur”. It’s quite amazing what we have been able to accomplish! This year we have taken on the project of restoring the marquee which was damaged two years ago.
As we continue to move forward, we continue to make every effort to secure funding through grants, foundations, and donations. However, we must continue to look to our community to help support programming and to pay operational expenses. We need your help to keep the Glove Performing Arts Center growing and serving our community. Any amount would be greatly appreciated. Give a gift to the Glove Performing Arts Center and watch your investment grow!
Look for big changes and lots of great entertainment from the Glove Performing Arts Center in the months to come as we celebrate 103 years of history and look forward to many more. Watch for our upcoming 2017 season with productions, events, bands, and other exciting activities.
Richard J. Samrov Executive Director of the Glove Performing Arts Center
& Gloversville Theatre Corporation Board of Directors.
GLOVERSVILLE THEATRE CORPORATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS:
President: Mark Finkle
Secretary: JoAnn Samrov
Treasurer: Peter O'Lucci
Executive Director: Richard J Samrov
General Manager: Tony Pazzaglia
Sharon P. Poling
Margaret M. Young
HONORARY BOARD MEMBERS;
John Clo Esq.
Judge Cory Dalmata
The Glove Performing Arts Center is sprucing up the front of the theatre thanks to the Eagle Scouts Troop #53 and Christopher Smouse and his family for taking on a project to restore the Poster Display Cases in front of the theatre. We applicate Chris for taking on this very important project that is just one of the phases of the restoration that has been neglected. The cases were in terrible shape with a lot of deterioration from the weather. We had Plexiglas inserts that was not in keeping with the historical nature of the building. The Plexiglas was scratched clouded and not water tight. The locking system was deficient with mismatch keys, broken or missing altogether. Some frames were held closed by a simple screw. Molding around the frames were rotten with broken hinges that allowed water to enter. There are thousands of possible Eagle Scout projects; however we are so glad that Cristopher picked this project. It had the most important impact or benefit that provided for our organization. Thank you letters from the Eagle Scout Christopher Smouse went to each of the donors for the project.
The project was to rebuild the five display cases on either side of the entrance to the theatre with safety glass inserts. If you now walk pass the theatre you certainly can see a difference. Rebuilding these cases has improved the visual appeal of the entrance and the theatre in general. This will also aid in the beautification of an important Gloversville landmark and of the historic downtown area. We use every opportunity to try and make the theatre inviting to the public.
Recently the Glove Performing Arts Center negotiated with a local contractor for the repair of the marquee in the spring. We did receive a fundraiser donation of $1200 from the Oath & Iron Motorcycle Club, in addition another $500 donation from the public. We really need the Marquee repaired now that the display windows are completed. This summer we also had constructed a new sound and light booth in back of the concession stand. We truly appreciate all the support from everyone in making this year a great success. The all-volunteer staff of the Glove Performing Arts Center has big plans for the beloved landmark including many other projects. It has always been our intent to continue to improve our track record as a significant arts and community events venue to the region. We look forward to playing perhaps our finest part, a leader in the economic renewal of the community, that has generously donated their time and resources to bring the theatre back to life once again.
Look for big changes and lots of great entertainment from the Glove Performing Arts Center in the months to come as we celebrate 103 years of history and look forward to many more. Watch for our upcoming 2017 season with productions, events, bands, and other exciting activities. To see more photos check Gallery page and click on Around the Glove.
For general donations please select the Paypal link below.
Some of the small projects we are working on:
Roofs over side exits $ 4500
Painting and glazing widows $ 4500
Refurbishing Men's bathroom $ 1000
Dear Patron of the Glove Theatre,
The Glove Performing Arts Center is surging with new life with new events and a renewed commitment to restoring the historic theater to its former glory.
Do you enjoy the events that you attend at the Glove Performing Arts Center aka Glove Theatre? The Glove Performing Arts Center is a 501c (3) non-profit organization serving the community.
Would you consider donating $25.00 to become a friend of the Glove? Your donation will help The Glove continue to hold movie nights, music events and the children’s production, along with many other exciting performing arts possibilities.
You remember what the Glove Theatre was like in its heyday. Wouldn’t you love to see it return to once it was, a gem on Main Street in Gloversville.
We need your support to make the Glove Theatre thrive again. Tell your friends about the events you attended. Bring a friend or two with you to the next event. Sign up to volunteer at the Glove. Let people know the good work that is being done for the theatre, community and the region!
We thank you in advance for your support of the Glove Performing Arts Center.
The Gloversville Theatre Corporation.
I would like to donate $_____________ to the Glove Performing Arts Center and become a community partner.
I would like to become a volunteer at the Glove.
Name: ___________________________________ Please make checks payable to:
Address: _________________________________ Glove Performing Arts Center
City, State, Zip _____________________________ Box 566
Phone: ___________________________________ 42 North Main Street
E-mail: ____________________________________ Gloversville, N.Y. 12078
(518) 773-8255 Ext. #21
You can order tickets the following ways
1)call 518-773-8255 Ext 25 leave your name, phone number, how many and what type of tickets and someone will call you back.
2)online through the following link.
Thank You for your patronage and support
Is your name or your companies name in our program? It's your community and your theatre. We are here for you, your customers, employees and family. For Sponsorship opportunities and to be added to our mail list, please call 518.773.8255, ext. 21
Did you know that theater is available for rent year round? This versatile space is ideal for meetings, parties, events, trade shows, or producing your own show. Call (518) 773-8255 EXT 21 for a tour and pricing information.
We are now able to rent out costumes from our costume department. If interested please contact Sally Brien at 774-1829.
In the event that Glove Performing Arts Center cancels a performance for any reason, Glove Performing Arts Center will refund the ticket price to the ticket holders for that performance. Any fees associated with the ticket will not be refunded.
Ticket holders for canceled performances may opt to receive a credit good for another performance of the same show, or another show within the same season.
If you have any questions regarding this policy, you may call, 518-773-8255 Ext 25 or email us at email@example.com
The Glove Theatre
42 North Main St.