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Friday, October 01, 2010

On Stage This Weekend - "Peach," "Spelling Bee" and "Hoods"

You have three shows taking the stage this weekend - two in Huntington and one in Charleston!

Here are your choices:

- James and the Giant Peach - The play based on the classic children's book will be presented by First Stage Theatre Company at the Renaissance Center (the former Huntington High School) at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 1 and 2, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 3. Directed by Jon Joy, the show includes a cast of 31 young actors from around the Tri-State. Tickets are $10 and $8 for children 12 and under. Call 304-416-KIDS (304-416-5437) or visit www.FirstStageTheatre.org.

- The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee - The inaugural show for the new Pullman Plaza Playhouse at the Pullman Plaza Hotel wraps up this weekend. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 1-2, as well as 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 3. Tickets are $33 for dinner and the show or $18 for show only. Go online at www.pullmanplayhouse.webs.com.

- Hoods - A new production from Charleston Youth Arts Company, this original drama by Dan Kehde takes the stage Oct. 1 and 2 at 8 p.m. at the Historic WVSU Capitol Center at 123 Summers Street in Charleston. Tickets are $9.50 for adults and $5.50 for students. For reservations, call 304-342-6522. For more information, visit the CYAC website.

So get out there and support your community theatre!

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