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Capital City Players present ‘August Osage County’

The Pulitzer Prize-winning play “August Osage County” by Tracy Letts will be presented by Capital City Players.

Award-winning a capella ensemble ‘The Cat’s Pajamas’ comes to JC

The Jefferson City Concert Association is sponsoring “The Cat’s Pajamas” as part of the concert season at Miller Performing Arts Center.

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Helias presents ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’

Helias Catholic High School is presenting the British musical “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang,” and according to director Joyce Weber it is the first time it has been performed in this area.

Lighthouse Preparatory presents ‘The Music Man’

There is trouble in River City, Iowa, and Lighthouse Preparatory Academy is staging the production of “The Music Man” to tell our “River City” audience the story.

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Scene One Theatre presents 'Fools'

Play based on Russian fables brings comedy, satire to the stage

An early Neil Simon play is the latest production for Scene One Theatre.

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Capital City Players present 'Becky’s New Car'

This comedy by Steven Dietz about the midlife crisis of an ordinary woman is the latest production by Capital City Players.

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Director brings fresh take on classic comedy in 'Nunsense'

The Little Theatre of Jefferson City, under the direction of Troy Donehue, is presenting the new version, “Nunsense: The Mega Musical.”

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Sinatra musical shares life, music of famous singer

To celebrate what would have been Frank Sinatra’s 100th birthday, Capital City Players is presenting his life in music in “My Way: The Life and Music of Frank Sinatra.”

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Humorous adult comedy to open at Scene One

The new year is starting with a zany comedy by Scene One Theatre titled “Wonder of the World” by David Lindsay-Abaire.

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Caroling group sings final notes

The Missourians, a Dickens-style caroling group, is beginning its 29th and final season in December.

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‘Ordinary People’ performed in unusual format

Scene One Theatre is presenting the classic drama “Ordinary People.”

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‘Mass Appeal’ a holy humor

The story of a priest and deacon is told in the play “Mass Appeal,” written by Bill C. Davis and produced by Capital City Players.

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‘The Odd Couple’ stays true to original play

The classic comedy “The Odd Couple” by Neil Simon is on the stage for The Little Theatre of Jefferson City.

Jefferson City ArtsLive Weekend begins

The Jefferson City ArtsLive Weekend begins tonight and runs through Saturday in downtown Jefferson City. The action is located in the 100 and 200 block of East High Street and the 100 block of Madison Street.

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‘Grounded’ lands on Scene One stage

Scene One Theatre in Jefferson City is presenting the drama “Grounded” by George Brant.

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'Rent' about living for the present

The rock musical “Rent,” the play loosely based on Giacomo Puccini’s opera “La boheme,” is the current production for The Little Theatre of Jefferson City.

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Sing and dance with Mary Poppins

Capital City Players is producing what director Rob Crouse said is one of the most difficult shows they have attempted.

Commit to see Harvey next weekend

Learn the story of Harvey at The Little Theatre

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SGT production emphasizes faith and good fortune

The latest production for Stained Glass Theatre is based on the true story of George Mueller, who lived in Bristol, England, and decided to depend solely on God for his financial support.

‘Twilight of the Gods’ shows an utopian society of historical figures

“Twilight of the Gods” is a multi-layered play by Wes Driver and Greg Greene. It is the yearly production by Four and Twenty Blackbirds this month.

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Come see Charlie in ‘Flowers for Algernon’

The latest production for Scene One Theatre is the drama “ Flowers for Algernon.”

Flashback with retro fashion

Jefferson City Academic Center is presenting its third retro fashion show, “Fashion Never Fades,” which will feature styles from the ’50s through the ’80s.

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Teens to perform Tolkien’s ‘The Hobbit’

Jefferson City Home Educator’s Teen Club is performing the adventure tale “The Hobbit” using a script authorized by author J.R.R. Tolkien.

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JC Cantorum’s latest show will be director Glen Webb’s last

Jefferson City Cantorum presents “A Musical Journey” as its spring concert, which celebrates music from around the world.

Have you listened to the Liberte Ensemble?

Liberte Ensemble began as a select group of female vocalists started by the late Grayson Peters to compliment the men’s vocal group Monticello Singers.

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Check out ‘Death by Design’ at TLT

Combine the style of playwright Noel Coward and an Agatha Christie murder mystery, throw in wild comedy and you have “Death by Design” produced by The Little Theatre of Jefferson City.

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Go fly a kite with Lighthouse Preparatory Academy

For the second year, Lighthouse Preparatory Academy is producing a spring musical. After the success of last year’s show, “Tom Sawyer” the academy decided to produce a show again this year.

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Come and catch ‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’

The classic Tennessee Williams drama about a dysfunctional Southern family is the latest production for Capital City Players.

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Solve the crime from your seat during mystery theater

The audience is able to play sleuth at the dinner mystery theater “Murder at the Half Moon Club” by naming the murderer.

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Lace them up: it’s time for the ice show

Jefferson City area skaters are lacing up their boots to perform in the 53rd Annual Washington Park Ice Show Friday through Sunday.

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Scene One presents tales of two grieving friends

An original play written by Mark Wegman is the current show produced by Scene One Theatre in Jefferson City.

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Shrek chosen for Helias’ spring musical

The story about the loveable, green orgre, Shrek, is the spring musical production by Helias Catholic High School.

Check ‘Baggage Claim’ for a great drama arrival

The Stained Glass Theatre production “Baggage Claim” is the story of the De’Baquel family told in parable format.

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JCHS chooses Simon’s ‘The Good Doctor’ for its spring drama production

Jefferson City High School drama department is presenting the Neil Simon comedy “The Good Doctor” as its spring production.

Sisters save the town in ‘Southern Hospitality’

The madcap comedy “Southern Hospitality” — the third part of a trilogy written by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Woolen — is the latest presentation by Capital City Players.

Annual Children’s Concert is Tuesday at LU

The annual Children’s Concert presented by Jefferson City Concert Association is at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Mitchell Auditorium on the Lincoln University campus.

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Don’t shy away from ‘The Hiding Place’

A drama based on World War II events titled “The Hiding Place” is the January presentation for Stained Glass Theatre in Jefferson City.

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Capital City Players portray musician Patsy Cline

The two-woman musical based on the life of country music legend Patsy Cline is the latest production by Capital City Players.

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‘Bye, Bye Birdie’ put on by The Little Theatre

The captivating 1960s Tony-award winning musical “Bye, Bye Birdie” is the January show for The Little Theatre of Jefferson City.

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Scene One play examines life in America

A play depicting American life and experiences by Eric Bogosian is the current production for Scene One Theatre.

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Journey to Bethlehem begins tonight

A 22-year pilgrimage

Capital City Christian Church, 1512 Swifts Highway, is sponsoring A Journey to Bethlehem for the 22nd year.

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‘A Christmas Carol’ brings holiday cheer to Stained Glass Theatre

The Charles Dickens novel comes to life on stage as Stained Glass Theatre presents “A Christmas Carol.”

More than just trick-or-treating this Halloween season

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.

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Slapstick comedy hits the stage at the Little Theatre

The Little Theatre of Jefferson City will premiere its version of the slapstick comedy “Inspecting Carol” on Thursday, Oct. 9.

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Comedy-drama movie turned play to open at Scene One

Scene One Theatre is presenting the American comedy-drama “The Graduate.”

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Capital City Players put on ‘Lend Me a Tenor’

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.

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School, theater team up for ‘Tom Sawyer’

Lighthouse Preparatory Academy and Stained Glass Theatre are partnering to produce the musical “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.”

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Home Educators club offers ‘Gone with the Breeze’

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.

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Helias focuses on faith, tradition with ‘Fiddler’

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.

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Stained Glass updates ‘End Came in Spring’

Stained Glass Theatre in Jefferson City is presenting a play written by Mike Upshaw, who is a member of Stained Glass Theatre in Ozark.