Entertainment briefs

Classic radio

dramas reimagined

WEIRTON — The Ohio Valley Cloak & Dagger Co., in partnership with Striplight Community Theatre of Weirton, will present two September performances of “Cloak & Dagger On the Air,” its ongoing theatrical series that re-imagines classic radio dramas for the modern ear.

On Sept. 15, Cloak & Dagger will present “Cloak & Dagger On the Air: Fatal Illusions” at 7 p.m. at Brooke Hills Playhouse located in Brooke Hills Park in Wellsburg. Tickets are $7 for general admission and $5 for seniors, students and military members.

Reservations can be made by calling (304) 737-3344.

On Sept. 22, Cloak & Dagger will perform “Cloak & Dagger On the Air: Blind Shuffle” at Davis Brothers’ Pharmacy Pavilion in Chester City Park located at 375 W Carolina Ave. in Chester. Donations for the production will be accepted during the show.

“After our first season generated a great deal of community interest in this theatrical series, we thought it might be fun to take the show on the road, so to speak, to give folks throughout the area a chance to experience our live radio dramas prior to launching our second season in October,” Pete Fernbaugh, artistic director of Cloak & Dagger, said. “We’re grateful to Julia Barnhart at Brooke Hills and Matt Cashdollar of the Chester City Park Board for giving us these opportunities.”

The second season of “Cloak & Dagger On the Air” officially will launch on Oct. 27, at the Ashley Marie Playhouse, which is located at 3383 Main St.

For information on these performances, check out the Ohio Valley Cloak & Dagger Co.’s page on Facebook.

Jeff Jimerson and Airborne in concert WEIRTON — Jeff Jimerson and Airborne will perform at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Weirton Event Center.

Gates for the concert will open to the public at 5 p.m. Free parking is available for all events in the Strip Steel Community Federal Credit Union lot off Main Street, the alley off Lee Avenue, the Millsop Community Center and on Main Street. Bus service is available from Millsop Community parking lot.

For information, call the Top of West Virginia at (304) 797-7001 or visit www.TopOfWV.com.

Young musicians to perform at CMA WINTERSVILLE — A performance by young, local musicians is planned for 6 p.m. on Wednesday at the Center of Music and Art.

The performance is free and open to the public.

The musicians will perform music ranging from Mozart to Brittney Spears. There also will be a performance by world class bassist Micah Howard of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, who is a Steubenville native. He and his wife, Rachel, a harpist, will performing as a duo.

For information, call (740) 632-7771.

Chester concert series continues

CHESTER — The fourth event in the 2018 Chester City Park Board’s Summer Concert Series will feature the New Galilee, Pa., based family band Echo Valley on Sept. 7.

The band has been entertaining people of all ages since 2009 with its variety of traditional bluegrass, gospel, Celtic and folk styles. The band has a unique blend of six sisters and one brother. Echo Valley has played regularly at major bluegrass and heritage festivals throughout Western Pennsylvania, including this summer at Pittsburgh’s Three Rivers Arts Festival.

The music will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Davis Brothers’ Pharmacy Pavilion.

Admission will be free, and attendees are reminded to bring lawn chairs.

Auditions set

for ‘Prodigal Son’

ST. CLAIRSVILLE –The theater department of Ohio University Eastern announces open community auditions for its upcoming production of John Patrick Shanley’s drama “Prodigal Son.”

Auditions will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday in the Shannon Hall Theater.

Roles are available for four men, ages 18-55 and for one woman ages 40-55. Anyone interested is encouraged to audition, and no previous acting experience is necessary. Scripts will be available one hour before auditions begin.

For information, contact Dennis Fox at (740) 699-2340 or at ouetheater@ohio.edu.

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