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Join "The Boycott" this weekend at Pendragon Theatre

SARANAC LAKE Dont worry, nobodys boycotting performances at Pendragon Theatre. The Boycott, written and performed by Kathryn Blume, and directed by Jason Jacobs, will be at Pendragon Theatre for two performances only: Friday, Oct. 3 and Saturday, Oct. 4 at 8 p.m. Packed to the rafters with moxie and magic, The Boycott tells the story of the First Lady of the United States launching a nationwide sex strike to fight global warming and save the world. Come for a raucous tour of Oval Office affairs, enchanted frogs, movie star cameos, and land in a heap of unabashed hope. The Boycott began development in early 2006 thanks to a New Arts Space Assistance grant from the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts. Further work continued at The Hungarian Multicultural Center in Csopak, Hungary. The piece premiered in January 2007 as part of the season at Vermont Stage Company in Burlington. Thanks to a generous grant from the Acorn Fund at the Vermont Community Foundation and over 60 private donations, The Boycott had a critically-acclaimed six week run at the Arc Light Theatre in New York City Oct. 12 through Nov. 18, 2007. The full show has toured to Alaska, California, Missouri, New Hampshire, and Vermont. Future plans include runs in Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., and London, and the production of a concert film for national distribution. Kathryn Blume is co-founder of the Lysistrata Project, the first worldwide theatrical event for peace. She has toured The Accidental Activist her critically acclaimed one-woman show about Lysistrata Project to over 30 cities in the U.S. and Canada, receiving an Austin Critics Table Award nomination. Blume is an artistic associate at Vermont Stage Company in Burlington, where her play Vanya/Vermont a modern adaptation of Anton Chekhovs Uncle Vanya premiered in Spring 2005. The Boycott premiered at VSC in January 2007, where it garnered an Outstanding Activist Award from the member organizations of the Vermont Environmental Action Conference. Tickets are $20 for adults and $16 for seniors and students. Please note that The Boycott does contain adult themes and language. For more information and reservations, contact Pendragon Theatre at 891-1854.

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