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Light Opera Guild stages a Christmas ‘Miracle’
KENNY KEMP | Gazette
Light Opera Guild stages a Christmas ‘Miracle’

With Christmas just a few days away, there’s not much time left to get the shopping finished or put the Christmas cards in the mail. There’s a little less time for the cast and crew of the Charleston Light Opera Guild’s production...

Light Opera Guild stages a Christmas ‘Miracle’
Light Opera Guild stages a Christmas ‘Miracle’

With Christmas just a few days away, there’s not much time left to get the shopping finished or put the Christmas cards in the mail. There’s a little less time for the cast and crew of the Charleston Light Opera Guild’s production ...

Jacob Marley and the Kanawha Players look for redemption
Jacob Marley and the Kanawha Players look for redemption

"A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens is one of the best-known Christmas stories. Through the intervention of a trio of ghosts, the miserly miscreant Ebenezer Scrooge is shown the error of his ways, redeemed and becomes a new man.

But...

We three brothers: siblings bring podcast home for live recording
We three brothers: siblings bring podcast home for live recording

Justin McElroy and his brothers, Travis and Griffin, weren't looking to become Internet stars when they launched their podcast, "My Brother, My Brother and Me," in 2010....

Music about the cold never bothers womanSong

The choral Christmas season continued Saturday night as womanSong drew a large crowd to Christ Church United Methodist for a fine, if lengthy concert. Just a few empty seats dotted the hall.

Conductor Emily Capece’s program,...

W.Va. Symphony, Charleston Ballet deliver stunning “The Nutcraker”

On Friday night the Charleston Ballet and the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra teamed up for a stunning presentation of “The Nutcracker.” With guest dancers from the English National Ballet School and the Columbia Classical Ballet this...

Alban actors do their best to lift up Dickens’ bleak ‘Carol’

Last night, the Alban put on Charles Dickens’ classic holiday morality tale, “A Christmas Carol.” While the acting was up to snuff and the set design was lovely, this Christmas staple is more than 170 years old, so it may be time...

Thompson, O’Brien shine in annual Christmas concert

At Bob Thompson’s annual “Joy to the World” Christmas show Thursday night at the state Culture Center, Thompson assured the crowd that he and the band wouldn’t play “Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer,” a...

Ted Brightwell returns for annual role in ‘The Nutcracker’
Ted Brightwell returns for annual role in ‘The Nutcracker’

It’s maybe not the role of a lifetime, but Ted Brightwell said he loves playing Mother Ginger.

On Friday night, Charleston’s best-known female impersonator returns to the role in Charleston Ballet and West Virginia Symphony...

‘The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe’... and Kennie Bass in a kilt
‘The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe’... and Kennie Bass in a kilt

Director Ariana Kincaid said there are a lot of reasons to come see Children Theatre of Charleston’s production of “The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe.”

The show, which opens Friday night at the Civic Center Little...

Alban Arts Center gets in holiday spirit(s) with ‘A Christmas Carol’
Alban Arts Center gets in holiday spirit(s) with ‘A Christmas Carol’

For the Alban Art Center’s production of “A Christmas Carol,” director Adam Bryan decided to go a little darker than usual.

“I wanted to stick to it being a Gothic tale as much as possible,” he said....

Review: Last show of “Mountain Stage” season terrific

Sunday night, “Mountain Stage’s” 31st season came to a satisfying close at the Culture Center Theater with a crowd-pleasing show that might have been the best in the last couple of months.

Since the beginning of October, the ...

Christmas music with confidence from the Charleston Civic Chorus

The holiday choral season launched with confident precision in the Charleston Civic Chorus’ concert Sunday afternoon at the Baptist Temple.

Conductor Truman Dalton remains committed to new music, but in this concert he mixed in works...

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