Stories by Mary
A 22-year pilgrimage
Capital City Christian Church, 1512 Swifts Highway, is sponsoring A Journey to Bethlehem for the 22nd year.
The Charles Dickens novel comes to life on stage as Stained Glass Theatre presents “A Christmas Carol.”
While some of Jefferson City’s bigger entertainment events on Halloween have moved to different dates or been canceled, one continues to grow and grow.
The Little Theatre of Jefferson City will premiere its version of the slapstick comedy “Inspecting Carol” on Thursday, Oct. 9.
Scene One Theatre is presenting the American comedy-drama “The Graduate.”
The fast-paced comedy by Ken Ludwig “Lend Me a Tenor” is a show that Capital City Players believe will snap audiences out of the winter blues.
Lighthouse Preparatory Academy and Stained Glass Theatre are partnering to produce the musical “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.”
The annual spring show for JC Home Educators Teen Club is “Gone with the Breeze.” This is the 14th year the group has performed a show.
Helias Catholic High School is producing the classic musical “Fiddler on the Roof” both as a form of entertainment and also as a learning experience for the students.
Stained Glass Theatre in Jefferson City is presenting a play written by Mike Upshaw, who is a member of Stained Glass Theatre in Ozark.
Playwright Arthur Miller’s 1947 play “All My Sons” is the current presentation by Capital City Players. This was Miller’s first successfully produced play, and it won a Tony Award.
Scene One Theatre is presenting a mystery thriller for the first time in its history.
Written by Karen Ellison, “The Harry and Sam Dialogues” is a two-character show produced by Scene One Theatre.
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.
Scene One Theatre presents the tale
The tragic comedy “Crimes of the Heart” set in Mississippi in the 1970s is the latest venture for Scene One Theatre.
The delightful play about a pig and a spider comes to the stage at Stained Glass Theatre for the third time. “Charlotte’s Web” was last produced about five years ago.
Capital City Players is bringing to life the story of Joseph and his coat of many colors from the book of Genesis. “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” is the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical with lyrics by Tim Rice, first performed on Broadway in 1982.
Scene One Theatre is presenting the Sam Shepard play “Fool for Love.”
It is time again for Jefferson City to welcome a spring tradition: Circus Pages. The circus comes to Washington Park Ice Arena this Saturday with two shows, 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.
“Much Ado About Everything,” written and directed by local author Jane Perry, is the spring play at Jefferson City's Stained Glass Theatre.
“Moon Over Buffalo” is a comedy set in 1953 about a husband and wife acting team with a touring rep company. It is presented by Capital City Players and directed by Rob Crouse.
The Little Theatre of Jefferson City is presenting “Romeo and Juliet” directed by Laramie Thompson as their spring show, starting April 15.
The 2009 Tony Award winner “God of Carnage” is the latest production for Scene One Theater.
In the aftermath of the Super Bowl and the football frenzy it generated, Capital City Players is presenting the play “Lombardi.” For tickets, see www.capitalcityplayers.com
A Christmas wish of Capital City Players is coming true this season with the production of “Memories of Christmas.”