News Tribune editorial assistant and arts reporter
Dancers’ Alley is presenting its eighth production of “The Nutcracker” Sunday at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. in Jefferson City at the Miller Performing Arts Center.
Megan Sappington is a one-woman force -- a suburban housewife who is writing the annual Christmas letter to friends and family.
Calvary Lutheran High School is presenting its fall play, “Anne of Green Gables,” based on the 1908 bestselling novel by Lucy Maud Montgomery, at 7 p.m. on Friday and 1 p.m. on Saturday at Stained Glass Theatre.
In memory of the 1988 terrorist attack on Pan Am 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, Scene One Theatre is presenting the drama “The Women of Lockerbie,” by Deborah Brevoort.
Audiences should be prepared to laugh as they enjoy the latest production of “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,” presented by Capital City Players.
The season’s first concert for the Jefferson City Symphony Orchestra features three works — Mussorgsky/Tushmalov: “Picture at an Exhibition”; Borodin: “Polovtsain Dances;” and Poulenc: “Gloria” performed with the JCSO Chorus.
Performances set for Oct. 10-12
It is still a few weeks from Halloween but Little Theatre of Jefferson City is using the spirit of the season to present “I Hate Hamlet” a comedy complete with a ghost and seance.
A comedy by Vicki Quade, author of “Late Nite Catechism,” will be presented by Downtown Jefferson City as a benefit to raise money to purchase new downtown Christmas lights.
“Shakespeare On Demand” is really improvisation at each performance. Knighthorse Theatre Company will perform the show in Jefferson City at Scene One on Thursday through Sunday, Sept. 12-15.
The classic play “Miracle Worker” that opened on Broadway in 1959 staring Anne Bancroft and Patty Duke is the presentation of Stained Glass Theatre on Sept. 12-28. Visit www.sgtmidmo.org.