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The Opera House is Pocahontas County’s premier performing arts center. An intimate venue, with seating for about 250, the Opera House is part of the West Virginia Historic Theatre Trail. Its annual performance series brings more than a dozen performances on its stage each year, ranging from bluegr ...
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The Ghost of the Opera House

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Murder Mystery Dinner Theater comes to the Opera House!The Pocahontas Opera House will host the premier of “The Ghost of the Opera House,” a murder mystery dinner theater to be held Friday, October 27 and Sunday, October 29 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm both evenings. Tickets are $35 and include the pla ...
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The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden

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The Hampstead Stage Company (HSC), a national professional touring theatre company based in Center Barnstead, NH is visiting the Pocahontas County Opera House with their acclaimed show, The Secret Garden.Frances Hodgson Burnett’s The Secret Garden is an enchanting story about a young orphan girl, ...
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Ben Sollee

Ben Sollee

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Kentucky-born cellist and composer Ben Sollee likes to keep moving. He kicked off 2014 with the release of his score for the documentary film Maidentrip. In March, he performed at Carnegie Hall as part of a tribute to Paul Simon. Throughout April and May, he was out supporting song-writer William Fi ...
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Hampstead Stage Company: Alice in Wonderland

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Lewis Carroll’s immortal classic, Alice in Wonderland, is a wonderful tale about a young girl whose boredom takes her on a journey of the imagination, creating a wonderland of char- acters. Through Alice’s imagination, ordinary everyday things become extraordinary. The words on the page come ali ...
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Play Fest May 20 & 21

Pocahontas County Drama Workshop: PlayFest

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Seven plays.  Six playwrights.  A Festival of theatre.The Pocahontas County Drama Workshop presents the inaugural Opera House Playfest, directed by Eric Fritzius. This festival features short, 10-minute plays primarily by West Virginia and Appalachian playwrights, a sampler pack from drama to come ...
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Play Fest May 20 & 21

Pocahontas County Drama Workshop: PlayFest

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Seven plays.  Six playwrights.  A Festival of theatre.The Pocahontas County Drama Workshop presents the inaugural Opera House Playfest, directed by Eric Fritzius. This festival features short, 10-minute plays primarily by West Virginia and Appalachian playwrights, a sampler pack from drama to come ...
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Rush Run Philharmonic

Rush Run Philharmonic

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Rush Run is a creek that originates on two properties that 3 of the group’s members live on in Pocahontas County, West Virginia. The origin of the word Philharmonic comes from the French word “philharmonique” which means loving harmony. This is a great description for this group, as they are a ...
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A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

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See the stage of the Opera House transformed into merry old England, watch Ebenezer Scrooge as he learns the true meaning of Christmas and maybe get the chance to take to the stage yourself. All that and cookies too.That’s what will be happening on Saturday December 12 at 2:00 pm when the Pocahont ...
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Joshua Davis

Joshua Davis

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Speaking or singing, the voice of Joshua Davis is a disarming instrument: weathered and warm, as capable of conjuring confessional intimacy on a global stage as it is of making a small room, well off the beaten path, resonate with startling urgency and power. Couple it with an earnest poetic sensibi ...
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