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Thursday, May 12, 2016

On Stage This Weekend

   A terrific weekend of shows on tap in Huntington and Charleston - here are the shows you're going to want to catch:

- August: Osage County - ARTS presents the play by Tracy Letts, which won the 2007 Pulitizer Prize for Drama. It tells the story of an Oklahoma family that is dealing with the sudden and mysterious disappearance of the family patriach. What unfolds is a dark and comedic drama that unveils secret after secret within the Weston family. Show only tickets: $15, Dinner and Show tickets: $30. Call 304-733-2787 to make dinner and show reservations. Tickets can be bought online or at the door on the day of the performance. The show runs May 13, 14, 19, 20 and 21 at 8 p.m. in the Renaissance Theater at 900 8th Street in Huntington.

- Monty Python's Spamalot - The Charleston Light Opera Guild presents the musical based on the film “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” at the Charleston Civic Center Little Theatre on May 6, 7, 13, 14, 20 and 21 at 7:30 p.m. and May 15 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $25 and may be purchased at charlestonlightoperaguild.org or call the Box Office at 304-343-2287 Monday through Sat., 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. and one hour before showtime.

- Selfie - The Theatre Project. Shows presents the play by Bradley Hayward at the WVSU's Capital Theatre on May 13 at 7 p.m., May 14 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., and May 15 at 2 p.m. Recommended audience is PG-13 for minor mature scenes.

   So get out there and see a show!

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