Live Theatricals for the Weekend

Updated 8 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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