Live Theatricals for the Weekend

Updated 14 weeks ago
Show lineup for the weekend beginning Fri., July 25, 2014. Get out and see some live theatre! Info for upcoming shows also listed. Break legs, everyone!

This Week:

"Willy Wonka: The Musical" (Musical - Outdoor)
by Timothy A. McDonald / Leslie Bricusse / Anthony Newley
Based on the book "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" by Roald Dahl
Huntington Area Regional Theatre (HART)
Fri-Sun July 25-27 at 8:30pm
Gates open for picnicking at 6:30pm - Bring lawn chairs or blanket
Children's Preshow "Adventures in Storyland" at 7pm
"HART's Superstar Preshow" at 7:30pm
"Willy Wonka: The Musical" at 8:30pm
Ritter Park Amphitheater
1310 8th Ave, Huntington, WV
$15 Adults / $10 Children / $20 reserved Seats / Group Rates Available
Purchase tickets at gate, or in advance at Greater Huntington Park and Recreation Board office, or Ritter Park Tennis Center.

"Pirates of the Caribbean: A Twist in Time- A Parody" (Theatre Camp for Kids)
Camp Curtain Call and Strom Studios
Fri-Sat July 25-26 at 7pm
Matinee Sat July 26 at 2pm
WVSC Capitol Center Theatre
123 Summers St. Charleston, WV
$8 All tickets
304-342-6522

“Comedians of the Galaxy” (Improv Comedy)
No Pants Players
Sat., July 26 at 7pm
Alban Arts and Conference Center
65 Olde Main St, Saint Albans, WV
Tickets $12 at the door, $10 in advance online at www.nopantsplayers.com

"The Aracoma Story" (Play - Outdoor)
The Aracoma Story, Inc.
July 15- 26 at 8:30pm (Actual show dates not listed on website)
Chief Logan State Park, Little Buffalo Creek Road, Logan, WV
Adults $12 Gate, $11 Advance
Seniors $10 Gate, $9 Advance
Children (3 - 12 yrs) $8 Gate, $7 Advance
304-752-0253

"Labels: A Series of One Acts" (Play)
by Keith Foster
The Basement Playhouse
Fri-Sat July 18-19 and Fri, July 25 at 8pm
Matinees Sun, July 20 and July 27 at 2pm
Pendleton Arts Center
1537 Winchester Ave., Ashland, KY
$10 for adults, $8 for kids (12 and Under) Veterans, Active Military and Public Servants get in free (with ID) General Admission

"Children of Eden" (Musical - Outdoor)
Music/lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, Book by John Caird
The Aracoma Story, Inc.
June 20 - July 26 at 8:30pm (Actual show dates not listed on website)
Chief Logan State Park, Little Buffalo Creek Road, Logan, WV
Adults $12 Gate, $11 Advance
Seniors $10 Gate, $9 Advance
Children (3 - 12 yrs) $8 Gate, $7 Advance
304-752-0253

"Peter Pan" (Musical - Outdoor)
by Charlap / Styne / Leigh / Comden / Green
Jenny Wiley Theatre
June 12 - Aug 2 at 8:15pm (Alternates sporadically with other shows- see website for actual show dates)
Jenny Wiley Theatre Ampitheatre
121 Theatre Court, Prestonsburg, KY
Tickets $12.50 - $22
1-877-CALL JWT

"South Pacific" (Musical - Outdoor)
by Rodgers and Hammerstein
Jenny Wiley Theatre
June 26 - Aug 1 at 8:15pm (Alternates sporadically with other shows- see website for actual show dates)
Jenny Wiley Theatre Ampitheatre
121 Theatre Court, Prestonsburg, KY
Tickets $12.50 - $22
(50th Celebration on Sat, July 19 are $75)
1-877-CALL JWT

Upcoming:

"Disney's The Little Mermaid, Jr." (Musical - Outdoor)
Lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater, Music by Alan Menken, Book by Doug Wright
The Aracoma Story, Inc.
July 31- Aug 9 at 8:30pm (Actual show dates not listed on website)
Chief Logan State Park, Little Buffalo Creek Road, Logan, WV
Adults $10 Gate, $9 Advance
Seniors $10 Gate, $9 Advance
Children (3 - 12 yrs) $6 Gate, $5 Advance
304-752-0253

"Cats" (Musical)
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Lyrics by T.S. Eliot, Trevor Nunn, Richard Stilgoe
The Paramount Players
Thurs-Sat July 31-Aug 1,2 at 7:30pm
Matinee Sat Aug 2 at 3pm
Paramount Arts Center
1300 Winchester Ave, Ashland, KY
Adults $14 in advance $16 the day of the show. students $10 in advance $12 the day of the show.tickets can be purchased at Paramountartscenter.com or buy calling the box office 606-324-3175

"The Wedding Singer" (Musical)
Music by Matthew Sklar, lyrics by Chad Beguelin, and a book by Beguelin and Tim Herlihy
Charleston Light Opera Guild
Fri-Sat Aug 1-2 8-9 at 7:30pm
Matinees Sun Aug 3 and 10 at 3pm
Charleston Civic Center Little Theatre
200 Civic Center Dr., Charleston WV
All seats are reserved $20. Tickets sales begin soon at Charleston Civic Center Little Theatre Box Office open Mon- Sat 9:30am - 4:30pm
304-343-2287

"9 to 5" (Musical)
Actors Guild of Parkersburg
Fri-Sat Aug 8-9 / 15-16 / 22-23 at 8pm
Matinees Sun Aug 10 and 17 at 2:30pm
Actors Guild of Parkersburg
724 Market Street, Parkersburg, WV
(corner of 8th and Market)
$17 Adults / $14 Students and seniors
304-485-1300

"A Murderous Reunion!" (Interactive Murder Dinner Party)
Murder and Merriment
Fri-Sat, Aug 15-16 at 7pm
The Greenhouse of Teays Valley, Hurricane, WV
Tickets $40
Reservations Required: 304.397.6316

"Much Ado about Nothing" (Play)
by William Shakespeare
Arts Resources for the Tri State
Fri-Sat Aug 15-16 / 22-23 / 29-30 at 8pm
ARTS Mainstage, 900 8th Street, Huntington, WV
$15 show only, $30 dinner and show by reservation only.
304-733-2787

"The Legend of Sleeping Beauty" (Musical)
Book and lyrics by Thomas W. Rieser. Music and lyrics by Alan W. Gill and Laura Derocher.
Alban Arts Center
Fri-Sat Aug 15-16 and 22-23 at 8pm
Matinees Sunday Aug 17 and 24 at 2pm
Alban Arts Center, 65 Olde Main, St. Albans WV

"Another Fistful of Bullets!" (Interactive Murder Dinner Party)
Murder and Merriment
Fri-Sat, Aug 22-23 at 7pm
South Charleston Holiday Inn, Charleston, WV
Tickets $45
Reservations Required: 304.744.5301

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