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St. Albans theater troupe to present 'Huck Finn' this weekend

Mark Twain’s “Huck Finn” will set sail on the Mississippi River (on stage) for its second and final weekend of performances at the Alban Arts Center in downtown St. Albans.

The stage version of Twain’s literary classic, “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,” is an adaptation by Eric Coble. The show premiered last week at the Alban theater.

Showtimes are 8 p.m. Friday, June 28, and Saturday, June 29. The Sunday, June 30, performance begins at 2 p.m.

Playing the title character of Huckleberry Finn is J.D. James. Other cast members include: Brenda McBrayer as Miss Watson, Linda O’Neil as Widow Douglas, Brad Witt as Pap and Harvey Wilkes, Jaxzen Allen as Tom Sawyer and the Young Fellow, Ariana Kincaid as Aunt Polly, Joe Wallace as Jim, Anna Ruth Beaty as the Knitting Woman and Mary Jane Wilkes, David McBrayer as the King and Uncle Silas, Loren Allen as the Duke and the Doctor and Terry Terpening as Aunt Sally.

“Huck Finn” tickets cost $15 each for adults and $10 apiece for seniors and children under age 12.

The Alban Arts Center will also bring Shakespeare’s famous drama “Macbeth” to St. Albans City Park on July 19-20 and 26-27. The company will also present “Matilda: The Musical” Sept. 13-15 and 20-22.

Auditions for “Matilda: The Musical” are scheduled for July 13 and 14 at the Alban.

For tickets, audition information or further details about the upcoming shows, visit or call 304-721-8896.

The Alban Arts Center is located at 65 Olde Main Plaza, St. Albans.

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