Happening Here! Live and On Stage This Weekend

Updated 2 years ago Edited from a Press Release

Show lineup for week beginning Fri, July 22, 2016. Upcoming shows and auditions also included.


"Seussical: The Musical" (Musical - Outdoor)
by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty based on the books of Dr. Seuss.
Directed by Mary and Tommy Smirl
Huntington Area Regional Theatre (HART in the Park)
Fri-Sun July 22-24 / 29-31 at 8:30pm
Gates open for picnicking at 7pm
Children's Preshow at 7:30pm

"Seussical: The Musical" at 8:30pm
Ritter Park Amphitheater
1310 8th Ave, Huntington, WV
$15 Adults / $12 Children and Seniors / Group Rates Available
Purchase tickets at gate, or in advance at Greater Huntington Park and Recreation Board office, Ritter Park Tennis Center or online at ghprd.org


The Aracoma Story (Musical-Outdoor)

Liz Spurlock Amphitheater Chief Logan State Park

July 19-23, 26-30, 8:30 p.m.

Tickets: $12 adult; $10 senior; $6 children


"Harry Potter and the Fatal Finale: A Parody" (Play - Theatre Camp for Children)
Camp Curtain Call / LimeLight Theatre Company
Fri July 22 at 7pm / Sat July 23 at 2pm and 7pm
WVSU Capitol Center Theater
123 Summers St., Charleston, WV
$10 General Admission

"Spamalot" (Musical)
Actors Guild of Parkersburg
Fri-Sat July 22-23 / 29-30 and August 5-6 at 8pm
Matinee Sun July 31 at 2:30pm
Actors Guild of Parkersburg
724 Market St, Parkersburg, WV
July 22 - Opening Night - Buy one adult ticket, get one free!
July 23 - Hospitality Night - Complimentary Refreshements at Intermission
$18 Adults / $16 Students and Seniors


"Disney's Beauty and the Beast" (Musical)
Music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, book by Linda Woolverton
Charleston Light Opera Guild and The Clay Center
Fri - Sat, July 29-30 / Aug 5-6 and Fri Aug 12 at 7:30pm
Matinees Sun July 31, Aug 7 and 14 at 2pm
The Clay Center
One Clay Square, Charleston, WV
All tickets reserved $25 available at theclaycenter.org, 304-561-3570
Additional; charge for web or phone, but not for walkup. Box office 8:30am-6pm

"Disney’s High School Musical" (Musical)
Paramount Players
Fri-Sat July 29-30 at 7:30pm
Paramount Arts Center
1300 Winchester Ave., Ashland, KY
$16 Adults / $14 Students in advance. All tickets $16 day of show.
*Additional ticketing fees may apply for phone /internet orders

The Wizard of Oz (Musical)
1939 movie version, based on the books by L. Frank Baum.
Directed by Rachel Noe-Maynard and Kenny Harbolt
Southern Coalition for the Arts
Fri July 29 at 7:30pm; Sat-Sun July 30-31 at 3pm
Thurs-Sat Aug 4-6 at 7:30pm, Sun Aug 7 at 3pm
Coalfield Jamboree
308 Main St. Logan, WV
Tickets are $12 each with group rates available. Tickets will go on sale in June www.facebook.com/theARTSwv or visit our website at: www.theARTSwv.com. For advance show or season tickets, please call: (304) 785-0547.

"A Murderous Reunion!" (Interactive Dinner Murder Mystery)
Murder and Merriment
Thurs Aug 4 at 7pm
EZ Street Bar & Grill
2796 Winfield Rd, Saint Albans, WV
Tickets are $35 per guest

"Sherlock Holmes and the Beast of Whitechapel" (Original Play)
Adapted by John Johnson and Lawrence Burgess from the works by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Directed by Lawrence Burgess
Astral Theatre Collective
Sat Aug 6 at 2pm and 8pm
Historic Fayette Theater
115 S Court St, Fayetteville, WV
Tickets TBA

"Joseph, Mother of Jesus: Book 3" (Original play)
by Daniel Kehde
Contemporary Youth Arts Company (CYAC)
Thurs-Sat, Aug 11-13 / 18-20 at 8pm
WVSU Capitol Center Theater
$15 Adults / $8 Students

"A Murderous Reunion!" (Interactive Dinner Murder Mystery aboard the Valley Gem Sternwheeler)
Murder and Merriment
Sat Aug 13 at 7pm
Tickets are $49 Adults, $47 Seniors 55+, $39 Children 3-12

"Elvis Has Left The Building" (Play)
by V. Cate and Duke Ernsburger
Kanawha Players
Directed by Anthony Vickers
Fri-Sat Aug 19-20 / 26-27 at 8pm
LaBelle Theatre
311 D St, South Charleston, WV
$15 Adults / $10 Students and Seniors / 4 tickets for $40

"The Full Monty" (Musical)
by Terrance McNally and David Yazbeck
Arts Resources for the Tri State (ARTS)
Directed by Amy Carlson
Fri-Sat Aug 19-20 at 8pm
Thurs-Sat Aug 25-27 at 8pm
ARTS Renaissance Main Stage
900 8th St. Huntington, WV
General Admission
$15 Show Only / $30 Dinner and show
Dinner menu: TBA
Call for reservation 304-733-2787

"Another Fistful of Bullets!" (Interactive Dinner Murder Mystery)
Murder and Merriment
Pipestem Spa and Event Center
Sat Aug 20 at 7pm
Tickets are $45 per Guest * $40 with Table of 8 Reservation
Doors Open at 6pm * Cash Bar * Mystery Begins at 7pm
Reservations: 304.466.1767

"The Butler Didn't Do It!" (Interactive Dinner Murder Mystery)
Murder and Merriment
The Greenhouse of Teays Valley
Hurricane, WV
Sat Aug 20 at 7pm
Tickets are $45 per guest

Disney’s “Aladdin Jr.” (Musical)
Music by Alan Menken. Lyrics by Howard Ashman, Tim Rice and Chad Beguelin. Book by Chad Beguelin
Alban Arts Center
Fri-Sat August 26-27 / September 2-3 at 8pm
Matinees Sun August 28 and September 4 at 2:00pm
Alban Arts Center
65 Olde Main Plaza, St. Albans, WV
$15 Adults / $10 Student/Senior


AUDITIONS FOR: "Cabaret" (Musical)
Paramount Players
Mon Aug 1 at 6pm
Paramount Arts Center
1300 Winchester Ave., Ashland, KY
Rated R. Auditions open to ages 18 and up (16 with parental permission).
All roles available except the Emcee.
Those auditioning should prepare 16 bars of a musical theatre song in a style similar to cabaret. They will also be asked to read from the script and learn a dance combination. The orchestra plays a huge part in the show. If you would like to audition for the orchestra a copy of the required music will be available at the paramount beginning July 15. The production will be September 23 and 24 and will be competing at the Kentucky Theatre Festival on November 11 or 12 in Lexington.

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