Theater

American Shakespeare Center’s “Sweet Smoke of Rhetoric" Adult/Teacher Workshop

Designed for students and teachers of English and drama as well as general Shakespeare enthusiasts, this American Shakespeare Center workshop demonstrates how to use five main types of rhetorical devices – Repetition, Omission, Addition, Direction and Substitution – as clues for character in Shakespeare’s plays, both for acting cues and for analytical purposes.Much of Shakespeare’s powerful command of language stems from his ab

Carriage Trail Leaf Walk

Autumn and art come together for a delightful walk along this charming trail, featuring costumed actors doing vignettes from various plays:  LimeLight Theatre Company, The Theatre Project from the Children’s Theatre of Charleston, The Alban Arts Center and music including

American Shakespeare Center presents "Hamlet"

For centuries, audiences have seen themselves in the brilliant, troubled prince at the center of this ghost story, comedy, seven-murder revenge thriller, and philosopher’s gold mine.

WV Music Hall of Fame Presents "Hillbilly Squares" starring Pierre LaCock

Following the two "West Virginia Squares" starring Peter Marshall tapings on Tuesday, June 24, the West Virginia Music Hall of Fame will host a special no-holds-barred segment called “Hillbilly Squares.” The 10 p.m. show - which is not recommended for children - will be hosted by Pierre LaCock (Peter Marshall’s given name). Note: West Virginia PBS has nothing to do with the adult version of this show.

Location, Location, Location "A Streetcar Named Despair"

Two down on their luck private eyes, a beautiful damsel in distress and a mysterious stranger weave hilarious suspense on a trolley ride around the city. This is the Charleston Stage Company 2007 winner performed on a KRT Trolley Bus. Pick up free tickets in advance from the The Charleston Town Center information desk (4 maximim per person).

Schedule: Performances beginning at 11:15am, 12pm, 2pm and 3pm

Leaves from Charleston Town Center on Court Street

Location, Location, Location "The Gallery Play"

Charleston Stage Company’s free site-specific, ten-minute plays have been performed since the inception of FestivALL and are products of play writing contests. This year’s plays are past winners. “The Gallery Play” won in 2013.

Performances begin at 11am, 12pm, 2pm and 3pm

The Riggs Corporation Stage Saturday

Variety entertainment and music

11am    Todd Burge, West Virginia's premier singer/songwriter

12pm    Jonathan Burns, Flexible Comedy, He ties himself in knots for your amusement!

1pm      Jenna Brooke Swanson- Belly Dance and more

2pm      Jonathan Burns

3pm      Jenna Brooke Swanson

The Riggs Corporation Stage Sunday

 Variety entertainment and music

11am    Todd Burge, West Virginia's premier singer/songwriter

12pm    Jonathan Burns, Flexible Comedy, He ties himself in knots for your amusement!

1pm      Jenna Brooke Swanson- Belly Dance and more

2pm      Jonathan Burns

3pm      Jenna Brooke Swanson

Kids "Variety" Show

An evening showcase of local young talent hosted by Mark Davis. Kitchen and bar will be open with limited menu. Specialty “mocktails” available for kids. There will be limited space for “walk-in” sign ups.

2nd Annual West V's Youth Got Talent

Youth participants will compete for various cash prizes up to $1,000 for their works and performances in art, dance, singing, poetry and more under the categories of general talents or drug prevention. Through D.R.E.A.M.S. (Diligently Reiterating Excellence through Academics, Mentoring, and Scholastics) mentoring programs with support of The Dreamtank Partnerships, Registration is FREE at http://www.iecevents.com/. #DrugPrevention. 

Tickets: $10 adults $6 for youth

Pages