"Rocket Boys: The Musical" Added to Theatre WV Season

HNN Staff
"Rocket Boys: The Musical" Added to Theatre WV Season

Take off with Theatre West Virginia as we launch the premiere of the beloved West Virginia story with Rocket Boys the Musical this coming summer.

Experience the story of a boy, Homer “Sonny” Hickam, Jr., living in Coalwood, WV who had the dream of becoming a rocket scientist. You may also recognize the name of movie based on this book – October Sky. The show will run Friday August 26th – Sunday, September 4th, 2011.

Tickets go on sale Thursday, April 28th at 10am! Adult - $22; Children under 12: $12 (Seniors and AAA members rate will be $20 for adult/senior and $10 for children)

Theatre West Virginia’s nine-performance run at the 1,260-seat Cliffside Amphitheater at New River Gorge National River Grandview will be the first full-scale production of “Rocket Boys.” It will then more on to preparation for a Broadway debut.

“Rocket Boys” will be the fifth and final show of Theatre West Virginia’s 2011 schedule. It will join historical dramas “Honey in the Rock” and “Hatfields & McCoys,” as well as musicals “All Shook Up” and Disney’s “The Jungle Book Kids.”