Charleston Light Opera Guild presents The Full Monty

Charleston Light Opera Guild's production of The Full Monty Based on the cult hit film of the same name, The Full Monty, follows six down-on-their-luck steelworkers who are desperately looking for work to support their families when they come up with a bold way to make some quick cash. Filled with honest affection, engaging melodies and the most highly anticipated closing number of any show, audiences will be wondering if these lovable misfits will really pull it off. With music and lyrics by David Yazbeck and book by Terrence McNally this aggressive crowd-pleaser both entertains and grabs your heart as the guys work to overcome their fears and self-consciousness to discover the power of their strength in solidarity. The Guild 20 member male and female cast is directed and choreographed by Nina Denton Pasinetti with musical direction by Bobby Hodges, Jr., accompanied by John Patrick and a live orchestra and technical direction is by Thomas P. Pasinetti. Tickets: $25 reserved seating. Available on line at or at the Civic Center Little Theatre box office (304-343-2287) beginning June 13, Wed. – Sat. 11 am - 1 pm and one hour before performances. Dates: 8 p.m. Fri & Sat June 15, 16, 22 & 23 3 p.m. Sun June 17 & 24

CTOC presents Disney’s The Lion King, Jr.

Disney’s The Lion King has captivated the imagination of audiences around the world. The African savannah comes to life on stage with Simba, Rafiki and an unforgettable cast of characters as they journey from Pride Rock to the jungle… and back again, in this inspiring, coming-of-age tale. Performances: March 16-18, 2018. All performances are at the Civic Center Little Theater. Contact Children's Theater of Charleston for more information.

The Little Mermaid

Performed by the River City Youth Ballet Ensemble.

Classic, Country and Rock & Roll

ADMISSION:Adults - $25; $30 at door | Student/Senior - $20; $25 at door Classic, Country and Rock ‘n Roll will be a mixed-bill performance featuring POULENC PIANO CONCERTO, a contemporary work created in the classic style; SQUARE DANCE, a bluegrass piece of "toe-tapping fun" choreographed to Senator Robert C. Byrd's fiddle music; and a new rock 'n roll ballet! Dancers from the Columbia Classical Ballet will join the Charleston Ballet for an evening of great dance entertainment! Two shows: Oct. 20 and Oct. 21

Don Quixote

The Charleston Ballet, West Virginia's State Ballet, presents for the first time on a Charleston stage: DON QUIXOTE! Matadors, gypsies, and windmills take the stage in this full-length ballet based on the famous novel by Cervante. The lively music of Minkus and bravura choreography by Petipa electrifies the story of Don Quixote and his sidekick Sancho Panza on their quest for adventure. March 2-3, 2018 | 7:30 PM | Civic Center Little Theater Tickets: Adult - $25 before, $30 at door | Student/Senior - $20 before, $25 at door Tickets may be purchased at the Civic Center Box Office, Backstage Bodywear, the Charleston Ballet Office or online at

Alan Jackson Honky Tonk Highway Tour w/ special guest Lee Ann Womack

Country superstar Alan Jackson brings his 2017 tour to the Civic Center in Charleston, WV on Friday, September 22. Multi-platinum singer Lee Ann Womack will be the special guest. Tickets went on sale Friday, March 24 at 10 a.m. EST. Tickets and information are available at Charleston Civic Center ticket office,, by phone at 800-745-3000 and by visiting, where you can find information about Alan, his tour schedule, music and more. VIP tickets and packages are also available. Alan Jackson’s concerts find the country icon performing hits that have gained him legions of longtime fans, songs that continue to draw new crowds as a younger generation discover his music. Jackson’s repertoire withstands the test of time; it has impacted a field of artists who cite Jackson as an influence. Fans will hear the songs they love from the man who wrote them and made them famous, including his debut hit, “Here in The Real World”…signature songs such as “Chattahoochee,” “Drive” and “Gone Country”…party anthems “It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere” and “Good Time”…and many, many more. Special guest Lee Ann Womack joins Jackson for his West Virginia show.

Kanawha Players presents – Willy Wonka Jr.

Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka JR. is a scrumdidilyumptious musical guaranteed to delight everyone's sweet tooth. Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka JR. follows enigmatic candy manufacturer Willy Wonka as he stages a contest by hiding golden tickets in five of his scrumptious candy bars. Whomever comes up with these tickets will win a free tour of the Wonka factory, as well as a lifetime supply of candy. Four of the five winning children are insufferable brats, but the fifth is a likeable young lad named Charlie Bucket, who takes the tour in the company of his equally amiable grandfather. The children must learn to follow Mr. Wonka's rules in the factory – or suffer the consequences. We are thrilled to announce our Exceptional Stars production of Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka Junior the Musical. Performances will take place on March 10th, 11th, and 12th, 2017 at the Civic Center's Little Theatre. We would like to bring the theatre experience to special needs children of all ages with all abilities. Audition dates to follow on our Facebook events page. We are also reaching out to the community as well as to the parents of our Exceptional Stars for help in many areas including but not limited to: theater mentors for each child, sponsors, professionals who have experience with exceptional individuals or anybody who would like to be a part of this exciting project. We believe that theater should be an experience had by all and this is a great way to bring our time and talents to others.

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