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Thursday, May 07, 2015

On Stage This Weekend

   Sorry for the extended absence, dear friends - I've been way under the weather, slowly getting back to normal.

   Good timing! There are lots of great shows taking the stage this weekend - from strange comedies to beloved musicals to action plays to a live radio drama!

   Here's the rundown for this weekend, courtesy my pal Ryan Hardiman:

- Fuddy Meers (Play)
by David Lindsay-Abaire
*Warning: Adult language- For mature audiences only
Arts Resources for the Tri State (ARTS)
Fri-Sat May 8-9 / 15-16 at 8pm
Renaissance Ballroom
900 8th St. Huntington, WV
General Admission
$15 Show Only / $30 Dinner and show
Dinner menu: Garden salad with raspberry vinaigrette dressing
Baked steak, loaded mashed potatoes with sour cream, cheddar cheese, and bacon bits, asparagus, and rolls, Strawberry shortcake with whipped cream. Alcohol cannot be sold at this venue, However, you are more than welcome to bring a bottle of wine to enjoy.
Seating extremely limited. Call for reservation 304-733-2787

- Into The Woods (Musical)
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, Book by James Lapine
Charleston Light Opera Guild
Fri-Sat May 8-9 / 15-16 at 7:30pm
with ONE Matinee Sun May 10 at 3pm
Charleston Civic Center Little Theatre
One Civic Center Drive, Charleston, WV
$25 Reserved seating. Tickets available now at
or by phone or walk up at Civic Center LT Box Office, open Mon-Thurs 11am to 2pm, Fri - Sat 4pm to showtime and Sunday 2pm to showtime 304-343-2287.

- CYAC Cares! 6 Social Action Plays (One-act Plays)
14 Performances of 6 Plays Over 10 Days
May 5-16
Twenty one actors help change the world in CYAC Cares!
10 days, 14 performances of 6 social action plays written by Dan Kehde
WVSU Capitol Center Theater
123 Summers St. Charleston, WV
Tickets [per night] $15 adult, $8.00 student
See event page for full lineup and times.

- Vintage Hitchcock (Live Radio Play)
by Joe Landry
Kanawha Players
Fri-Sat May 8-9 at 7:30pm
Labelle Theatre
311 D St., South Charleston, WV
$15 Adults / $10 Seniors / Children under 18
To reserve tickets email kanawhaplayers@yahoo.com

- The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)[revised] (Play)
Actors Guild of Parkersburg
Fri-Sat May 8-9 at 8pm
Matinee Sun May 10 at 2:30pm
724 Market St, Parkersburg, WV
Tickets $10
Call (304) 485-1300 or get your tickets ONLINE at

- Primetime (One act plays)
The Mostly Over Sixty Theatre Troupe (M.O.S.T.)
Fri May 8 at 8pm
Sat May 9 at 4pm and 8pm
Alban Arts Center
65 Olde Main St., Saint Albans, WV
Tickets $10 available online at https://www.ticketpeak.com/events/albanarts
or call 304-721-8896

- Les Miserables (Musical)
by Boublil and Schonberg
Mid Ohio Valley Players
Fri-Sat May 8-9 at 8pm
The Putnam Theatre
Putnam St., Marietta, OH
$13 Adult / $11 Seniors & Students / $8 Youth (to 16)
Available at Marty's Print Shop, next door to the theater, Monday thru Friday from 9 am to 5 pm
Box Office Hours: 5 pm for Friday and Saturday performances
1 pm for matinees Call: (740) 374-9434

   So get out there and support your local community theatre - and see a great show!

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