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Peter and the Star Catcher

Joan C. Edwards Preforming Arts Center 1655 5th Ave, Huntington, WV

A PLAY BY RICK ELICE MUSIC BY WAYNE BARKER October 3 – 6 & 10 – 13 / 7:30 PM In the Francis-Booth Experimental Theatre of The Joan C. Edwards Performing Arts Center Tony‐winning Peter and the Starcatcher upends the century‐old story of how a miserable orphan comes to be The Boy Who Would Not... View Article

$7 – $20

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Foley Artistry Workshop

Joan C. Edwards Preforming Arts Center 1655 5th Ave, Huntington, WV

This Workshop explores live sound effects for the 1940's radio drama "Mr. Mergenthwirker's Lobblies." Marlette Carter, who is the Assistant Managing Director of the Alban Arts Center, will provide a number of sound effect tools and instruments to create a unique sound scape for Marshall University's School of Theatre and Special Collections Library performance and... View Article

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As You Like It

Joan C. Edwards Preforming Arts Center 1655 5th Ave, Huntington, WV

The Marshall University School of Theatre presents their spring production of “As You Like It” by William Shakespeare at the The Joan C. Edwards Playhouse at the Joan C. Edwards Performing Arts Center April 18-21 at 7:30pm. One of William Shakespeare’s great comedies, As You Like It subverts the traditional rules of romance, confusing gender roles,... View Article

$15 – $20

Tuesday Talk – Behind the Scenes

Joan C. Edwards Preforming Arts Center 1655 5th Ave, Huntington, WV

Marshall University’s Center for Continuing Education will launch its new series, “Tuesday Talks,” with a presentation by Terry Layman, who will guest-direct the upcoming Marshall Theatre production of Shakespeare’s “As You Like It.” The talk will take place Tuesday, April 10, from 10:30 a.m. to noon in the Joan C. Edwards Playhouse on Marshall’s Huntington... View Article

Free

Dr. Wendy Perkins – 2018 Sarah Denman Faces of Appalachia Symposium

Joan C. Edwards Preforming Arts Center 1655 5th Ave, Huntington, WV

Join the Center for the Ethnicity and Gender in Appalachia (CSEGA) and the 2018 Sarah Denman Faces of Appalachia Fellow Dr. Wendy Perkins as she presents on her research “The Acceptance of Rape Myths by College Students in Appalachia” at the Francis Booth Experimental Theater, March 3 at 7pm. Reception to follow presentation

Free

Mr. Burns, A Post Electric Play

Joan C. Edwards Preforming Arts Center 1655 5th Ave, Huntington, WV

As part of the Birke Fine Arts Symposium Mr. Burns, A Post Electric Play by Anne Washburn will be performed at the Joan C. Edwards Performing Arts Center at 7:30 pm  February 3.  Admission is free. For more information please visit http://www.marshall.edu/cam/birke-symposium-calendar-events-2018/ The Birke Fine Arts Symposium is presented by the Marshall University College of... View Article

Free

Martin Luther King Jr. Day March and Program

Joan C. Edwards Preforming Arts Center 1655 5th Ave, Huntington, WV

The march will form at 4:00 p.m. at Elm Street and 9th Avenue in front of the 16th Street Baptist Church. The march will begin at 4:30 p.m., proceeding up 9th Avenue to 19th Street, left to 8th Avenue down to Hal Greer Boulevard, under the overpass to 5th Avenue and east to the Joan... View Article

Free

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Huntington Dance Theatre's 37th Annual Nutcracker

Joan C. Edwards Preforming Arts Center 1655 5th Ave, Huntington, WV

Huntington Dance Theatre will perform its 37th annual production of The Nutcracker at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards Playhouse at 8 p.m. on Friday, December and Saturday, December 9, and at 2 p.m. on Sunday, December 10. A pre-show gala with refreshments will be held one hour before each performance in the Playhouse lobby,... View Article

$20

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A Christmas Carol

Joan C. Edwards Preforming Arts Center 1655 5th Ave, Huntington, WV

The Marshall University School of Theatre presents "A Christmas Carol" at the Joan C. Edwards performing Arts Center November 15-18 at 7:30pm. An adaptation of the story of Ebenezer Scrooge’s journey from an embittered, ungenerous creature into a giving, caring human being at the hands of three spirits, who, one Christmas Eve, show him what... View Article

$15 – $20

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The Miracle Worker

Joan C. Edwards Preforming Arts Center 1655 5th Ave, Huntington, WV

The Marshall University School of Theatre presents "The Miracle Worker" at the Joan C. Edwards performing Arts Center October 4-7 &12-14 at 7:30pm William Gibson’s 1960 Tony Award for Best Play adapted from Helen Keller’s autobiography, The Story of My Life.  This classic play tells the story of Annie Sullivan and her student, blind and... View Article

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