Saturday afternoon, there’s a kind of homecoming at the Charleston Coliseum & Convention Center’s Little Theater with the Charleston Light Opera Guild’s 70th anniversary gala.
The Charleston Light Opera Guild premiered its latest staging of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical “Oklahoma!” at the Charleston Coliseum & Convention Center Little Theater on Friday evening to a solid crowd that was obviously excited to be part of the show.
The Charleston Light Opera Guild continues its production of “Shrek the Musical” at the Charleston Coliseum Little Theater this weekend. The musical, based on the popular animated film “Shrek,” stars Michael D. Gore as Shrek, with Dominick Gray as Donkey, Sara Golden as Princess Fiona and Ch…
If the stars align and everything goes well, a distinctly West Virginia story could find its way to the bright lights of Broadway.
The Clay Center has announced its upcoming Broadway in Charleston series, which brings back some familiar shows as well as some newer touring productions.
On Friday night, the Charleston Light Opera Guild welcomes Kathy Mattea to its theatre on Tennessee Avenue as part of the theater troupe’s 70-year celebration.
“The Laramie Project” is not the kind of play meant to entertain. It’s not a distraction or a diversion, but is meant to spark thought — and maybe change.
This weekend, the Charleston Light Opera Guild strayed from their normal fare of glitz and glam to delve into a more complex and gut-wrenching portion of American history with “Ragtime.” Still culturally poignant today, in an America of closed borders and maligned kneeling athletes, “Ragtime…
For many actors, cherished roles only come once in a lifetime. But for Kevin Hardy, who plays jazz musician Coalhouse Walker in the Charleston Light Opera Guild’s production of “Ragtime,” a lifetime role has come around twice.
The Contemporary Youth Arts Company will begin performances of “Sad Mad Glad: The Musical” next week, based on children’s books by Chuck Stump and Jim Strawn. “Sad Mad Glad” helps teach children life lessons by linking their body parts to positive thoughts and behaviors. The musical adaptati…
By the end of “The Last Five Years,” which finished up Saturday at the Monongalia Arts Center in Morgantown, the audience has witnessed the destruction and birth of a young couple’s marriage, which somehow seems new, even though the breakup happened in the very first scene of the musical.
Charleston radio host-turned-author Aleeshia Watson said she used to tell kids in the schools where she spoke, “It’s not where you come from. It’s where you’re going.”
“Rocket Boys: The Musical” returns to Theatre West Virginia’s Cliffside Amphitheatre in Grandview, near Beckley, this weekend. Based on Homer Hickam’s best-selling book, “October Sky,” the musical will feature a racially diverse cast, including Rhayne Thomas, an African-American, as Elsie Hi…
When Children’s Theatre of Charleston decided they wanted to make a big production out of their 85th season, they didn’t think small.