As summer winds down, we find August heating up with some terrific shows taking the stage - here’s the rundown:
- The Full Monty - Arts Resources for the Tri State presents the musical comedy on Aug. 19, 20, 25, 26 and 27 at 8 p.m. at the Renaissance Main Stage Theatre at 900 8th Street in Huntington. Tickets are $15 each for the show only, $30 each for dinner and the show - reservations are required for the dinner. Call 304-733-2787.
- Disney's Beauty and the Beast - the Charleston Light Opera Guild and The Clay Center present the beloved musical on Aug. 5, 6 and 12 at 7:30 p.m., and Aug. 7 and 14 at 2 p.m. at The Clay Center at One Clay Square in Charleston. All tickets are reserved - $25 each.
- The Wizard of Oz - Southern Coalition for the Arts presents the beloved musical on Aug. 4, 5 and 6 at 7:30 p.m., and Aug. 7 at 3 p.m. at the Coalfield Jamboree at 308 Main Street in Logan, WV. Tickets are $12 each with group rates available.
- Joseph, Mother of Jesus: Book 3 - Contemporary Youth Arts Company presents the original play by Daniel Kehde on Aug. 11, 12, 13, 18, 19 and 20 at 8 p.m. at the WVSU Capitol Center Theater in Charleston. Tickets are $15 for adults and $8 for students.
- A Celebration of 20 Years in the Charleston Light Opera Guild Theater will be presented on Aug. 13 at 6:30 p.m. at 411 Tennessee Avenue in Charleston. Food and drinks will be provided, and there will be a Silent Auction. Admission is free but donations are accepted.
- Elvis Has Left The Building - Kanawha Players presents the play on Aug. 19, 20, 26 and 27 at 8 p.m. at the LaBelle Theatre at 311 D Street in South Charleston. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students and senior citizens - or get four tickets for $40.
- Disney’s Aladdin Jr. - Alban Arts Center presents the musical based on the beloved animated film on Aug. 26, 27 and Sept. 2 and 3 at 8 p.m., and Aug. 28 and Sept. 4 at 2 p.m. at the Alban Arts Center at 65 Olde Main Plaza in St. Albans. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students and senior citizens.
- Mary Poppins - Jenny Wiley Theatre presents the musical Aug. 5 and 6 at 8:15 p.m. at the Jenny Wiley Ampitheatre in Prestonsburg, Ky.
- Hairspray, Jr. - Jenny Wiley Theatre presents the musical on Aug. 4, 5 and 6 at 6 p.m. and Aug. 5 and 6 at 2 p.m. at the Jenny Wiley Mainstage in Pikeville, Ky.
- 9 to 5 - Jenny Wiley Theatre presents the musical on Aug. 4, 11, 12 and 13 at 8:15 p.m. at the Jenny Wiley Ampitheatre in Prestonsburg, Ky.
Lots to see, so get out there and support your community theatre!