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Thursday, June 25, 2015

On Stage This Weekend

   Lots of terrific shows lighting up local stages this weekend, including the final weekend for Into the Woods, Mary Poppins,  La Cage Aux Folles and The Stock Car Musical!

   Here's the list:

- Into the Woods Arts Resources for the Tri State (ARTS) presents the classic musical June 26, 27 and 28 at 8 p.m. at the ARTS Renaissance Main Stage at 900 8th Street in Huntington. Tickets are $15 for the show only, $30 for dinner and the show. Reservations are required for dinner - call 304-733-2787.

Mary Poppins - HART in the Park presents the classic Disney musical on June 26, 27 and 28 at 8:30 p.m. The gates open at 7 p.m., the Children's Pre-show Wonderland starts at 7:30 p.m., followed by HART's All Star Community Pre-show. The shows will be presented at the Ritter Park Amphitheater at 1310 8th Avenue in Huntington. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for children, $20 for reserved seats. Group rates are available. For more information call 304-696-5954.

La Cage Aux Folles - The Charleston Light Opera Guild presents the musical on June 26 and 27 at 7:30 p.m. and June 28 at 3 p.m. at the Charleston Civic Center Little Theatre at One Civic Center Drive. Tickets are $25 each. For more information, go to charlestonlightoperaguild.org.

- The Legend of Ginger and Bobby Joe: The Stock Car Musical - The Contemporary Youth Arts Company (CYAC) presents the original musical on June 26 and 27 at 8 p.m. at the WVSU Capitol Center Theater at 123 Summers Street in Charleston. Tickets for adults are $15, students and seniors are $8. Call 304-342-6522 for more information.

- Mamie - The Aracoma Story presents the play on June 26, 27, 28, 30 and July 1, 2, 3 at 8:30 p.m. at the Chief Logan State Park Amphitheater at 376 Little Buffalo Creek Road in Logan, W.Va. Tickets are available at the gate: adults are $12, seniors are $10, kids (3-12) are $8. Call 304-752-0253 for more information.

- Jenny Wiley Theatre presents Shrek the Musical on June 26 and 27 at 8:15 p.m. at the Jenny Wiley amphitheater in Prestonsburg, Ky.
- The Fisherman and the Fly - The Limelight Theatre Company offers performances on June 28 at 11:45 a.m., 12:45 p.m., 2:45 p.m. and 3:45 p.m. in the Green Space at Davis Park stage. This is a free FestivAll event in Charleston.
   Whew! So get out there and enjoy some community theatre!

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