On stage this weekend are two dramas and two comedies - here's the rundown:
- Alabama Rain - Marshall University’s Department of Theatre presents the play on Feb. 23 and 24 at 7:30 p.m. in the Francis-Booth Experimental Theatre at the Joan C. Edwards Performing Arts Center. The play tells the tale of five sisters living in a mythical southern town where it has not rained in 40 years. The play examines the perils of a stagnant existence as the sisters’ thirst for fertility and growth. In Alabama Rain, these women do battle with the powerful force of “the way things have always been.” Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for faculty and senior citizens, $7 for children ages 5 to 12, and free to MU students.
- The Rack - CYAC presents the play by Dan Kehde. It focuses on the serious problem of school shootings. It’ll be presented on Feb. 23 and 24 at 8 p.m. at the WVSU Capital Center Theatre at 123 Summers Street in Charleston. Tickets are $15 for adults and $8 for students and senior citizens.
- Moon Over Buffalo - The Alban Arts Center presents the comedy on Feb. 23 and 24 at 8 p.m. and Feb. 25 at 2 p.m. at the Alban Theatre in St. Albans. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for senior citizens and students.
- The Tempest - Jenny Wiley Theatre presents the Shakespeare story of magic and lost islands on Feb. 23, 24 and March 1, 2 and 3 at 7:30 p.m. at the Jenny Wiley Mainstage in Pikeville, KY. Tickets are $14 for adults and $9 for children.
So go out and see a show!