FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - St. Lawrence NYSARC (, a private, non-profit organization committed to maximizing the potential of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, announced that tickets are now available for “Comedies and Classics: A Night of Lighthearted Fun,” which will be held on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in the Proscenium Theater at SUNY Potsdam’s Performing Arts Center.

The St. Lawrence NYSARC players will present Allison Williams’ Hamlette, a modern comedic take on Shakespeare’s classic tragedy. The dance group will perform classic Americana dance pieces ranging from the Ragtime era, to American Broadway, to Modern Country. The show will last about an hour and a half with a 15-minute intermission.

This performance is presented by St. Lawrence NYSARC’s Community Arts Program. Sponsorship is being provided by North Country Public Radio, SUNY Potsdam’s Theatre and Dance Department and Community Bank, N.A.

Tickets cost $6.00 for adults, students/seniors tickets cost $4.00, and tickets for children four and under are $2.00 each. Contact Kolby Weaver to reserve your seats now at or 315-386-3529 or purchase tickets at the door.

St. Lawerence NYSARC is holding an Art Mixer just prior to the performance from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the lobby of the PAC Theater. The public is invited to view artwork created by nearly 40 different artists supported through arts programs.

This fund raiser and art display is free and open to the public. Enjoy entertainment by Art Mixer host, Barb Heller from North County Public Radio. Come meet the artists, actors, and dancers, visit the Silent Auction, and shop for hand-crafted products made by people with disabilities. Items from GOAL and Crafts & Such will be on hand and ready to purchase! Refreshments will be provided and there will also be a cash bar on site.
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About St. Lawrence NYSARC:
St. Lawrence NYSARC exists as a non-profit membership association dedicated to full inclusion and integration for persons with intellectual and other developmental disabilities within our communities. The Agency’s mission is to offer individuals and their families an opportunity to achieve self-determined goals and provide life-long learning opportunities.

Michelle Quinell-Gayle
Assistant Executive Director of Executive Operations
St. Lawrence NYSARC