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Thursday, February 09, 2017

On Stage This Weekend: "Glengarry" and "Earnest"

   You can catch two great shows this weekend, including one with a special performance tonight!

   Here's the list:

- Glengarry Glen Ross - ARTS presents the play by David Mamet that won the Pulitzer Prize in 1984. The play shows parts of two days in the lives of four desperate Chicago real estate agents who are prepared to engage in any number of unethical, illegal acts to sell undesirable real estate to unwitting prospective buyers. It will be presented in the Renaissance Theatre Ballrooom at 900 8th Street in Huntington on Feb. 9, 10 and 11 at 8 p.m. Tickets for the Dinner and Show are $30 each (reservations required - call 304-733-2787.  Dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. Show only tickets are $15 each. Also, the Feb. 9 (Thursday) show offers 2 tickets for $20. Visit www.artstristate.org for online tickets.

- The Importance of Being Earnest - The Alban Arts and Conference Center present the play by Oscar Wilde, whose famous 19th century comedy of manners gets a unique treatment as men and women switch roles in this new production. The cast includes Rachel Sanford as Algernon, Eric Rogers as Gwendolyn, Clayton Strohmenger as Cecily, Tim Alderman as Lady Bracknell, Nina Surbaugh as Rev. Chasuble, Jim-Bob Williams as Miss Prism, and Bethany Reed as Lane/Merriman. It will be presented Feb. 10, 11, 17 and 18 at 8 p.m. and Feb. 12 and 19 at 2 p.m. at the Alban Arts and Conference Center at 65 Olde Main Street in Saint Albans. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students and senior citizens.

   So get out this weekend and enjoy a show!

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