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Tuesday, August 04, 2015

On Stage in August

   August can be a slow month for shows - but not this year! Here’s a rundown of the shows to watch for this month:

Medea - Arts Resources for the Tri-State (ARTS) presents the classic play Aug. 21, 22, 28 and 29 at 8 p.m. on the ARTS Renaissance Main Stage at 900 8th Street in Huntington. Tickets are $15 for the show only, or $30  for dinner and the show. Reservations are required for the dinner - call 304-733-2787. 

Cabaret - The Charleston Light Opera Guild presents the Broadway musical on Aug 7 and 8 at 7:30 p.m. and Aug. 9 at 3 p.m. at the Charleston Light Opera Guild Theatre at 411 Tennessee Avenue in Charleston. Tickets are $20 each.

Dr. Dolittle - The Alban Arts Center presents the play on Aug. 7, 8, 14 and 15 at 8 p.m., and Aug. 9 and 16 at 2 p.m. at the Alban Arts Center at 65 Olde Main Plaza in St. Albans, W.Va. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children and seniors.

Godspell - The Southern Coalition for the Arts presents a One Day Only Reunion as a Tribute to Jessie Murray on Aug. 9 at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Coalfield Jamboree Theatre at 308 Main Street in Logan, W.Va. Tickets are $10 and all proceeds will go to fund the Jessie Murray Summer Theatre Camp.

Dearly Departed - Kanawha Players presents the play on Aug. 21, 22, 29 and 30 at 7:30 p.m. at the LaBelle Theater at 311 D Street in South Charleston. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for students and seniors. 

Joseph, Mother of God, Book II - CYAC presents a new play by Dan Kehde on Aug. 6, 7, 8,13, 14 and 15 at 8 p.m. at the WVSU Capitol Center at 123 Summers Street in Charleston. Tickets are $8 for students and seniors, and $15 for adults. 

The Addams Family - The Aracoma Story, Inc. presents the musical based on the beloved TV show on Aug. 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 at 8:30 p.m. at the Chief Logan State Park Amphitheater at 376 Little Buffalo Creek Road in Logan, W.Va. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors, and $8 for kids (3-12).

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer - The Actors Guild of Parkersburg presents the musical Aug. 7 and 8 at 8 p.m. at 724 Market Street in Parkersburg, W.Va. Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for seniors and students, and $8 for children under 10. Opening night is buy one get one free.

- Jenny Wiley Theatre presents Shrek the Musical on Aug. 4, 6, 7 and 8 at 8:15 p.m. at the Jenny Wiley Amphitheatre in Prestonsburg, Ky.; and Legally Blonde, Jr., on Aug. 6 at 6 p.m., Aug. 7 and Aug. 8 at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. - this is a Footlights Theatre Camp preview production.

Interactive Murder Dinner Parties presented by Murder and Merriment in August include: Fashion Runway: Murdering Divas! on Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. at Timothy's at the Quarrier Diner in Charleston - tickets are $40 per guest - call for reservations at 304-610-5182; and A Taste for Murder! is Aug. 29 at 7 p.m. at The Greenhouse of Teays Valley in Hurricane, W.Va. - tickets are $50 per guest - call for reservations at 304-397-6316.

    Whew! Lots to see - so get out there and support your local theatre.

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